Company History


Monticello Raceway began operations on its lightning-fast half-mile track June 27, 1958.


Empire Resorts, Inc. was organized as a Delaware corporation on March 19, 1993.


New York State passes legislation allowing race tracks to host electronic slot machines.


The Company joins Nasdaq via a reverse merger under the Empire Resorts, Inc. name and ticker symbol “NYNY.”


The Company received regulatory approval to open a casino at the Monticello Raceway site. A $34 million renovation is completed in six months and the new Monticello Casino & Raceway began operations on June 30, 2004.


New York State legislature enacts the Upstate New York Gaming and Economic Development Act and New York voters approve a constitutional amendment to permit destination gaming resorts in New York.


The Company is awarded a gaming facility license to develop, own and operate the Montreign Resort Casino.


Montreign Operating Company, LLC, an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of Empire Resorts, Inc. enters into a license agreement to rebrand Montreign Resort Casino a Resorts World property.