• 1958: Monticello Raceway began operations on its lightning-fast half-mile track June 27, 1958.
• 2001: New York State passes legislation allowing race tracks to host electronic slot machines.
• 2003: The Company joins Nasdaq via a reverse merger under the Empire Resorts, Inc. name and ticker symbol "NYNY."
• 2004: 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 is opened on June 30.