Resorts World Casino New York City's cake- a small scale model of their Aqueduct Racetrack building
Cat Greenleaf, a former Queens journalist and host of NBC's Talk Stoop, hosted the celebration
Michael Speller, president of Resorts World Casino NYC, welcomes the crowd at the celebration
Representatives from the 37 organizations receiving a combined $500,000 from Genting Gives, the charitable organization set up by Resorts World Casino NYC, gather to accept the money.
State Lottery Commissioner Robert Williams accepts a check from Resorts World President Michael Speller, left, and Michelle Stoddart, Resorts World's director of public relations and community development, for the more than $650 million Resorts World Casino NYC has paid to the state for education funding.