Empire City Casino, Yonkers

#5 of 17 in Fun & Games in Westchester County
Casino · Hidden Gem · Horse Track
Empire City Casino, one of the largest entertainment and gaming destinations in the country, features 5,300 of the hottest slot machines, electronic craps, roulette, baccarat and sic bo; year-round harness racing & International simulcasting from North America’s leading harness and thoroughbred venues; nightly live entertainment including the best party and Latin bands, comedy and more.

A plethora of dining options will satisfy even the most discerning palate: dine trackside with live betting at Empire Terrace Restaurant; convenient delicious options at the International Food Court or Lil' Cocina. A new $50 million expansion added Dan Rooney’s, a high-energy sports bar and Alley 810, a craft cocktail lounge rounds out the entertainment options with retro bowling lanes.

Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway is located at 810 Yonkers Avenue (at Central Avenue) in Yonkers, New York, Westchester County (I-87 to Exit 2), open seven days a week from 10am to 6am. Follow us on Twitter, Instagram & Snapchat @EmpireCCasino visit www.empirecitycasino.com or call 914.968.4200 for more information.

Concerns about gambling? Help is available. Call the 24-hour toll-free helpline at 1.877.8HopeNY
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  • This casino is fun but still lacks improvements. Hopefully now that MGM owns Empire, good things will come. For instance, the promotions booth lines are a drag and can be cumbersome to wait. I lack patience standing in line for 15 minutes and only finding one person assisting. When the high rollers come up, they cut the line, which is fine but it causes the main line to back up. Second, It's not a short walk to casino especially when it's chilly outside. I don't mind the shuttle buses as the drivers are friendly but they take forever to pick up and drop off. Sometimes, I have waited 20 minutes for a shuttle to the parking lot which is crazy. They need to improve this ASAP. Lastly, the slots are good and in my opinion fairly loose. Lastly, get rid of every sit down restaurant. The food is terrible. Stick with the food court. I hope to visit again one day soon
  • Where do I start? Slot machines! Too many to keep track of. But I have to admit a nice mix to keep you from getting bored. And they're always changing the one arm bandits to keep you coming back. I prefer the Roulette games. More my style. Parking is great because its free and plentiful.Or you can go the valet way for a few dollars more! Alcohol is available but expensive @ the two Empire bars & restaurants. Empires' cafeteria food is decent and differs in the handful of choices available. Security is good & bathrooms are always clean. A clear alternative to A/C,Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun. But then again, you be the judge. Good Luck!

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