Linda H. had nearly a million reasons for which to be thankful just days before Thanksgiving. The resident of Thornwood, New York, was at Empire City Casino today (Tuesday, November 22) for the $961,411.81 check presentation, collecting on the second biggest jackpot in the 10-year history of the casino. Linda turned a $10 wager into nearly a million dollars on her favorite Wheel of Fortune slot machine in the casino’s Gotham Palace on November 13.
We all know Thanksgiving Eve is one of the biggest party nights of the year, and Empire City Casino is going the extra mile for customers this Thanksgiving. Affectionately referred to as “Drinksgiving”, the Thanksgiving fun the night before is often responsible for a many Thanksgiving meals gone wrong. Since Empire City Casino is typically hosting revelers until the wee hours of the morning (it officially closes its doors at 6am), its culinary team is helping to alleviate the post-party pressure by preparing Thanksgiving Dinners-To-Go.
A slot-player from Thornwood, New York, hit a jackpot worth nearly $1 million at Empire City Casino on Sunday (November 13), the second largest in the 10-year history of the Yonkers casino.
An impromptu, afternoon visit to Empire City turned into $961,411.81 for Linda H. when the casino regular player made a $10 wager on the $5 denomination Wheel of Fortune slot-machine in the Gotham Palace.
Empire City Casino is teaming up with the City of Yonkers Department of Veterans Services to host a “Hire a Hero” job fair for area employers and service men and women returning from overseas looking to re-enter the workforce. The veterans-only job fair will take place in the third floor Good Time Room at Empire City Casino on Thursday, November 17th from 1pm-6pm.
A diverse range of over 60 tri-state area employers, including the recent additions of Con Edison and Konica Minolta, will be on hand to find new talent among the hundreds of veterans slated to attend.
Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway and its President and CEO Timothy J. Rooney will celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the “Christmas Spirit Toy and Coat Drive” to assist families in need during the holiday season, beginning today, Tuesday, November 8, through Thursday, December 15. Donations will be accepted every day throughout the period at the promotions booth.