Early reviews good for del Lago Resort & Casino

In its first week of operation, del Lago Resort & Casino already had its first big payout on the slot machines when one player cashed in on a $25,000 jackpot.

In fact, casino General Manager Jeff Babinski said the resort paid out over $700,000 in prizes its first week, and in addition to the slot machine winner, he said there were “some big payouts on the tables, too.”

However, the biggest winners, Babinski says, are the state of New York, Seneca County and the town of Tyre.

Babinski spoke at a press conference on the third floor of The Vine entertainment venue as part of Friday night’s VIP grand opening. Speaking primarily to lawmakers — many of whom helped move the $440-million resort project along — and members of the Wilmot family.

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