Empire City Casino by MGM Resorts is one of the largest entertainment destinations in the northeast. The casino is easily accessible via public transportation and car, and has partnerships with several hotels in the area which offer exclusive Empire City packages. It is the sixth largest gaming floor in the country, featuring more than 5,200 of the hottest slots and electronic table games including roulette, poker, baccarat, and sic bo, and is the home of Yonkers Raceway, the historic 120-year-old horse racing track with year-round harness racing.
Empire City hosts live entertainment six nights a week and produces a number of larger events each year including viewing parties for sports games, celebrity appearances, concerts, athlete meet & greets, food festivals, and more. With a plethora of dining options available, including classic Italian cuisine at Nonno’s Trattoria and upscale pub food at Dan Rooney’s Sports Bar, Empire City Casino offers plenty of convenient, delicious options for every guest. Friday and Saturdays come alive at Alley 810, an ultra-plush craft cocktail lounge with retro bowling lanes that features the tristate’s most popular DJs. Players can quench their thirst at several bars across the property, including one that features a Tequila Bar which boasts tastings from $5 to the $500 4oz. Clase Azul Ultra. Open seven days a week, 10am-6am, visit empirecitycasino.com for more info.