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Empire City Casino

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Go quite often it's 8 minutes from my house. The casino is run down dirty do not give any... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Yonkers, New York
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This place is awesome because it's so I have had some good luck there and some of my friends have... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chrissy M
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  • Average25%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible14%
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810 Yonkers Ave, Yonkers, NY 10704-2030
+1 914-968-4200
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Casino and Race Track all in one. Beautifully constructed. Great restaurants and entertainment. I was Impressed with the viewing stand for the Race Track indoors.

Thank Maxine_56_10
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Go quite often it's 8 minutes from my house. The casino is run down dirty do not give any promotions on weekends. We go because it's close to home and sometimes we do win. It has been bought out by MGM Hopefully it will improve

Thank DeniseRomance
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is awesome because it's so I have had some good luck there and some of my friends have won a lot of money it's something to do locally and they have some good food.

Thank Chrissy M
Reviewed September 8, 2018

Visiting from Florida I must state that Empire City does have nice slots However, the lighting is poor Could have an Aroma 360 of a pleasant scent permeating throughout the entire casino being that it’s a smoke free place! The food is good and the...More

Thank emguilbe
Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

If you are used to Vegas or AC and want that kind of experience this is probably not the place for you! What I love is that it’s a smoke free casino omg if you’ve even spent an hour or two in a regular casino...More

Thank DramaQueen24
Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

Nice casino haven't been in a couple of years gambling nice food ok and horseracing was cool plan on going again

Thank BronwynnOliver
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

The Empire Casino is the worst place I've been. Its all about taking your money. The more you bet the less it pays out. They are there to take all of our money. I played the highest bet in that place many of times and...More

Thank janed0e1
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

Played at various casino for several years. Empire Casino has the lowest chances of winning. Rather make the long trip to Foxwoods or AC

Thank KG33Trip
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

What I’m about to write, covers casinos in general. I’m only talking about gambling portion of this casino experience. This casino offers pretty good live music and bars which is why i gave 2 stars instead of one. All I can say is beware if...More

1  Thank Turk D
Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

Empire city casino is joke. Your winning chance is 30 percent which make them 70 percent. They just take your money. The machine is systematically made to loss few and win More. If u want real casino go Vegas or Atlantic city dont west your...More

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August 12, 2018|
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Response from 322dawng2015 | Reviewed this property |
They say “increase your gambling and they increase your vouchers”, but personally, I’ve found that when you stop going regularly your vouchers increase exponentially ....but once you start again, give it a few weeks and... More
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April 5, 2018|
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Response from Joey C | Reviewed this property |
If you don't use the vouchers, you lose them
March 19, 2018|
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Response from smoothjay | Reviewed this property |
Go on line at empire city casino. or Yonkers raceway Or call them 914-968-4200 Try to register on line using your card number