Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Tioga Downs celebrates record weekend, seeks applicants for growing team

Tioga invites interested dealers to begin pre-screen process

Nichols, N.Y. - February 23, 2016 - Momentum continues to build for Tioga Downs as the racino celebrated its best weekend in history with new records for both credits played as well as monies paid out to guests. Collectively, visitors this past weekend placed a total of $12,875,181 in wagers, and $12,176,073 was paid out to guests.  On the heels of the best weekend in the racino's storied history, Tioga Downs has also announced that it is gearing up for open interviews for dealers to join its growing team.

"We are thrilled that so many players are enjoying the vibrant gaming atmosphere that Tioga Downs offers, and we are so pleased to be able to grow and welcome many from our community to join the Tioga Downs team in the very near future," said owner Jeff Gural.

Tioga Downs will hold a special Dealer Admission Fair this weekend for anyone wishing to learn more about dealer opportunities, including a free dealer training program.  As part of the Fair, open interviews to start the process for the dealer training program will be held this Friday, February 26 from 3 - 6 pm and Saturday, February 27 from 11 am - 1 pm. An additional session will be held Friday March 4th from 3 - 6 pm. Anyone considering applying for a position should register online at to receive information about upcoming opportunities.*

Tioga Downs offers live harness racing, video lottery terminals, video poker and electronic table games. A variety of eateries are also part of the current entertainment complex. Jeff Gural owns Tioga Downs in Nichols, NY and Vernon Downs in Vernon, NY. Tioga Downs was recently recommended by the New York State Gaming Facility Location Board for a full gaming license. In the last decade, Tioga Downs and Vernon Downs have created more than 700 family-sustaining jobs and donated millions to nonprofit organizations. For more information on Tioga Downs, please visit

* Pending regulatory approval.  Participation in the Fair, interviews, or training is not an offer of or guarantee of employment.  You must be 18 to play video gaming machines.  Please play responsibly.  24 hour problem gambling hotline:  1-877-8HOPE-NY.