James E. Dobson and his good friend Donzella Parker Bert made a four-hour bus trip from Stevensville, Maryland, to New York to visit Aunt Thelma Sligh, to celebrate her 89th birthday over Memorial Day weekend. There was even greater merriment than anticipated when Mr. Dobson hit a $143,723 jackpot at Empire City Casino in Yonkers on Saturday (May 27).
Bring it home, James! A lucky man made the short trip from The Bronx to Yonkers a winning journey on Sunday afternoon (May 21) when James M. hit a $149,931 jackpot at Empire City Casino. The six-figure score was made in the Gotham Palace section of the casino on the Wheel of Fortune slot, just yards away from the slot machine where a New York State racetrack casino record $1,680,471 jackpot is still waiting to be hit.
The Yonkers Raceway summer stakes schedule is full speed ahead starting with the elimination for the Art Rooney Pace this Saturday night, May 20th, and the perfect place for a bird’s
eye view is the Empire Terrace, offering “Classic Raceway Dining” trackside on Saturday nights.