This past weekend the summer meet at Saratoga Race Course got underway. For more than 150 years, the track has been home to some of the world’s best thoroughbred horse racing, serving as a getaway spot for the super rich and a gathering place for those with only a few bucks in their pocket. One of the draws of the track is the timeless feel of its grounds, as if you are walking into a place that is still the same as it was decades or even a century ago.

This experience stands in contrast to the quickly changing landscape of gaming. The days of going to the track or hitting up a casino are rapidly being replaced by the ease of online gambling. Additionally, more and more entertainment choices have cut into the market share of betting and racing.

In this special section, we look at how well New York is adapting to the evolving times.

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