Numbers down at Tioga Downs sister property

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Over $5 million.

That’s how much Tioga Downs Casino says they’re up in revenue after payout to players for the month of July compared to last year.

As NewsChannel 34’s Nick Perreault explains, another set of numbers has one shareholder concerned about the future of Tioga’s sister property.

Vernon needs all the help it can get.

What Tioga Downs shareholder Gary Greenberg said they don’t need is more time without another casino to compete with Oneida Nation in the Southern Tier.

In June, Oneida opened the doors to Yellow Brick Road Casino.

And Greenberg said its hurting Tioga Down’s sister property’s, Vernon Downs, business.

Later this month Tioga Downs will have to present its case to the State Casino Siting Board.

A license is scheduled to be handed out in the Fall.

Tioga Downs is the only bidder for a Southern Tier Casino.

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