Amy Brannigan, Director of Marketing

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Saratoga RacewaySaratoga Springs, NY (January 27, 2009) – As the first race track in New York State to offer video gaming entertainment in January of 2004, Saratoga Gaming and Raceway is now celebrating it’s 5-Year Anniversary.

The 5-day celebration kicked off today, January 27, and includes giveaways totaling over $50,000 in cash and prizes. Players can look forward to 5,000 point giveaways, $5 Food Court specials, chances to win up to $5,000 in the Cash Cube, live music by TS Ensemble in Vapor on Friday. The celebration culminates on Saturday, January 31st with free New York Lottery instant win scratch-off games to the first 100 guests in Vapor for Boogie nights and one lucky gamer takes home a 2009 Lexus RX in the 5-Year Celebration Grand Prize Giveaway.

“This 5-Year Celebration is a true testament to Saratoga Gaming and Raceway’s patrons and employees,” describes Jamie Hartman, Executive Vice President and General Manager of Saratoga Gaming and Raceway. “We wouldn’t be where we are today, without the continued support from our patrons, or the exceptional customer service of our dedicated and knowledgeable team members.”

Over the past five years, the raceway has grown to include a 100,000 square foot gaming floor with over 1,700 state-of-the-art video gaming machines, a night club, a prime dining restaurant, two full-service eateries including an expansive buffet, three full-service bars, a food court, free-non-alcoholic beverage service, gift shop, and a variety of guest services including valet parking and coat check.

Coming this spring, the facility will be launching brand new, interactive websites for Saratoga Gaming and Raceway and Vapor Night Club. The upgraded sites will allow visitors to easily find information on promotions, events, concerts, food specials, or any other exciting activities happening at Saratoga Gaming and Raceway with just a click of the mouse.

For more information about Saratoga Gaming and Raceway’s 5-Year Anniversary Celebration, please visit

Video gaming and food and beverage operations at Saratoga Gaming and Raceway are managed by Delaware North Companies Inc., a leading hospitality and entertainment management group headquartered in Buffalo, NY.

Saratoga Gaming and Raceway features over 1,700 state-of-the-art video gaming machines, Vapor Night Club, two full-service restaurants with buffets, three full-service bars, food court, deli, gift shop, and a variety of guest services including valet parking and coat check. 

Saratoga Gaming and Raceway is located on Crescent Avenue in Saratoga Springs, NY.  Operating hours for the gaming facility are 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m., seven days a week.  Simulcast races can be viewed seven days a week.  Live harness racing starts at 7:00 p.m. with occasional matinees at 12:45 p.m. For a full racing schedule and additional information, please visit or call (800) 727-2990. Must be 18 years of age or older to play Video Gaming Machines or wager on horses.  Please play responsibly. 


About Delaware North Companies Gaming & Entertainment
Delaware North Companies Gaming & Entertainment is one of the most innovative gaming and racing operators in the country, specializing in racing venues with added amenities, including video gaming machines, poker rooms, full service restaurants, retail shops and lodging. The company oversees more than 5,500 video gaming machines across the country and operates at seven successful racing and gaming operations in New York, Arizona, Florida, West Virginia, and Arkansas. The company is owned by Delaware North Companies, a global leader in hospitality.

About Delaware North Companies
Delaware North Companies is one of the world’s leading hospitality and food service providers. The company is one of the largest and most admired privately held companies in the United States with revenues exceeding $2 billion annually and 50,000 associates serving half a billion customers in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand. For more information, visit

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