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DraftKings Sportsbook officially under construction at del Lago Resort & Casino

DraftKings Sportsbook officially under construction at del Lago Resort & Casino
Del Lago Resort & Casino is one step closer to accepting sports betting wages as construction for DraftKings Sportsbook at del Lago is officially underway. The more than 6,000 square-foot lounge will be located on the casino floor near the entrance to The Vine Showroom. The luxurious sportsbook will boast a restaurant and bar, with seating for nearly 200 people.... more

Deputies: Two charged after reported fight at del Lago

Deputies: Two charged after reported fight at del Lago
The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports on May 11th at approximately 10:30 p.m. deputies responded to del Lago Casino for the report of a fight in progress. Upon arrival, security staff had Leah M. Race, 51, of Lafayette and Stephen M. Velarde, 51, of Rock Hill, South Carolina detained at the front entrance. After further investigation, it was discovered that... more

Mackenzie-Childs store in del Lago Casino closes

Mackenzie-Childs store in del Lago Casino closes
Some changes have taken place at del Lago Resort and Casino. The Mackenzie-Childs store there is now closed. Savor New York was a 2,000 square foot space inside the casino that was filled with the iconic Mackenzie-Childs tabletop collections, furniture, and accessories. The company is encouraging customers to visit the shop in Aurora instead. LocalSYR.com: Read More more

Wayne Co. man pleads to misdemeanor in del Lago threat case

Wayne Co. man pleads to misdemeanor in del Lago threat case
A Wayne County man who faced a felony charge after he allegedly threatened to shoot del Lago Resort & Casino staff has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor. Acting District Attorney Mark Sinkiewicz said Scott Furey, 49, pleaded guilty Monday in Seneca County Court to third-degree criminal trespass. Furey, of Walworth, was accused of making a terroristic threat after he was... more

Four Town water development in Ontario, Seneca named ‘Project of the Year’

Four Tow water development in Ontario, Seneca named ‘Project of the Year’
The Four Town Economic Development Water Project initiated by Town Supervisors and Council Members in Geneva, Phelps, Waterloo and Junius recently received recognition by the New York State Chapter of the American Water Works Association (NYS AWWA) as the 2019 “Project of the Year.” The water project significantly increases the number of residents receiving public water in each of the... more

Gaming Commission approves fewer slot machines at del Lago casino

Gaming Commission approves fewer slot machines at del Lago casino
The state Gaming Commission voted 5-0 at its last meeting to allow del Lago Resort & Casino to reduce the number of its slot machines and table games from the number required by its state gaming license. The number of slot machines will go from 1,950 to 1,650 and the number of table games will go from 80 to 66.... more

del Lago Casino is saying goodbye to 300 slot machines

del Lago Casino is saying goodbye to 300 slot machines
There’s a sure bet among New York’s upstate casinos: cut their number of slot machines. Del Lago Resort & Casino on Monday became the third of the four upstate casinos to gain state approval to lower its inventory of slot machines on its gaming floor. The state Gaming Commission approved the Finger Lakes casino’s request to reduce its number of... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Discussing United Way partnership, and previewing Taste of Spring (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Discussing United Way partnership, and previewing Taste of Spring (podcast)
Spring is here. We know this because the United Way of Seneca County is gearing up for their annual ‘Taste of Spring’ event, which will be taking place Thursday, May 9th at del Lago Resort & Casino from 5:30 – 8 p.m. While the event is a sure sign of spring – it reinforces the importance of local partnership provided... more

WEBER THIS WEEK: The Dog hangs it up after 50 years of local broadcasting… this is his last show (podcast)

WEBER THIS WEEK: The Dog hangs it up after 50 years of local broadcasting… this is his last show (podcast)
After 50 years in local broadcasting, Harold “Web Dog” Weber will be officially handing up the microphone after one last edition of his long running Weber This Week podcast on FingerLakes1.com on Monday afternoon. Join the Dog along with Dave Barnick, Jack Dipolito, Greg Cotteril and Jim Sinicropi to recap a career that started at WSFW radio in 1969. . more

Family and friends mourn loss of 6-year-old after Junius crash; GoFundMe established for funeral expenses

Serious crash temporarily closes SR 318 in Seneca County on Saturday
An online fundraiser seeks to help out a family as they are forced to bury their six-year-old daughter after a crash over the weekend in Seneca County. We’re told the Seneca Falls family was in a minivan stopped on Route 318, attempting to make a left-hand turn onto Burgess Road in Junius, when they were hit from behind by a... more

County manager says state of Seneca County is good

County manager says state of Seneca County is good
After a little over seven months on the job, Seneca County Manager Mitch Rowe said he can safely say that the state of the county is good. “Despite the critical 2017 audit, we are now in a strong position,’’ Rowe said. “All of the corrections and adjustments recommended for 2017 have been made. Halle Stevens, our finance director, is doing... more

Fabio Viviani will return to del Lago for two events on May 8

Fabio Viviani will return to del Lago for two events on May 8
Celebrity Chef Fabio Viviani will return to his del Lago Resort & Casino restaurant, Portico by Fabio Viviani for two events on May 8. Viviani will be bringing his culinary expertise to food lovers with an interactive cooking class and a local wine pairing dinner at Portico. Guests will watch his dishes come to life as he skillfully prepares some... more

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Seneca Co. Sheriff Tim Luce on progress, campaign, and future

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Seneca Co. Sheriff Tim Luce on progress, campaign, and future
Seneca County Sheriff Tim Luce is seeking re-election. Four years into his first term as Sheriff – things have moved quickly. In this week’s Sunday Conversation – Sheriff Luce talks about his efforts to maintain and bolster accreditation, work toward a safer community, while balancing the needs of his office and its residents. He discusses the things he’d like to... more

Supervisors go with Hunt Engineers after contentious public comment during BOS meeting

Supervisors go with Hunt Engineers after contentious public comment during BOS meeting
Seneca Falls took center stage during the public comment period of the Seneca County Board of Supervisors meeting held on Tuesday. The supervisors considered a pair of resolutions in committee last month, which came before the full-board on Tuesday to determine who would provide engineering services for Seneca County. An infiltration and inflow study for Seneca County’s two sewer districts... more

Deputies: Lyons man charged with reckless endangerment after SR 318 crash

Deputies: Lyons man charged with reckless endangerment after SR 318 crash
The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Lyons man following a lengthy investigation into a crash that happened on February 26th. Investigators say on that date, John H. Houghtaling, 39, of Lyons was traveling east on State Route 318 in a reckless manner, striking another eastbound vehicle. He left the scene of the crash, and as result... more
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