Vernon, NY - Vernon Downs Casino and Hotel hopes the public is pleased with its 2011 job creation figures.

According to the Casino and the New York Gaming Association, Vernon Downs generates more than $22 million dollars annually in revenue for Oneida County.

Appleseed, Inc., a research firm, estimates that more than 550 local, full, and part-time jobs are supported by the Casino.

Last year wages and salaries for employees totaled more than $8 million.