Yonkers, NY – Empire City Casino is heating up fall with two sizzling line-ups for Wednesday Comedy Nights this October. On October 11th the casino’s Good Time Room will feature SiriusXM radio host & comedy vet Ron Bennington and on October 25th comedy fans will laugh-out-loud with television show regular and YouTube sensation Jessica Kirson.
Yonkers, NY— “We are the Champions” or “Eight is Enough” will be appropriate themes when a “Big Blue” wave rolls into Empire City Casino on Sunday afternoon, September 24. A contingent of eight New York Giants Super Bowl champions led by football Hall of Fame linebacker Lawrence Taylor will join fans at a viewing party for the Giants vs. Philadelphia Eagles game in the Entertainment Lounge at Empire City Casino.
(Yonkers, NY) – Forget about betting on black or red, Empire City Casino has their money on ORANGE this September for Hunger Action Month. The largest entertainment destination in the Northeast will double-down and “Go Orange” to benefit Food Bank for Westchester in conjunction with people all over the country, who join forces with the nationwide network of food banks in the fight against hunger.
September 14th is designated as Hunger Action Day, a day where efforts across the country are focused for greater impact, and Empire City Casino’s porte cochere entrance and exterior building lights will glow orange in an effort to help raise awareness of the nearly 50-million Americans impacted by the issue of hunger.
(Yonkers, NY) – On Thursday night, September 7th, Empire City Casino rolled out the red carpet to welcome VIPs and film industry insiders onto the set of the YoFiFest Film Festival Lineup Announcement Party where tristate area location scouts and filmmakers mixed and mingled at the sixth largest casino floor in the country. Assemblymember Shelley Mayer, City of Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano, City Council President Liam McLaughlin, and Deputy Director of NYS’ Governor’s film office Jerry Stoeffhaas were amongst the crowd as the first to discover the films selected for the annual Yonkers Film Festival (YoFiFest) taking place November 3rd – 8th. The official YoFiFest 2017 line-up includes feature-length films as well as shorts, documentaries, and narratives in addition to 25 student-made films.
Yonkers, NY — Empire City Casino is kicking off “Club Rooney” for football fans. The exclusive society requires a one-time $30 fee for pigskin fans to lock in their membership. Membership includes a complimentary beer and chicken wings every Sunday during the football season while viewing the games on over 40 large screen televisions at the casino’s popular Dan Rooney’s Sports Bar. As an added bonus, each member will receive a “Club Rooney” cap.
Yonkers, NY — September will be a month to remember for laugh-fest aficionados with a pair of Wednesday Comedy Nights on the schedule at Empire City Casino. The Daily Show’s popular Michael Kosta will headline the hilarity on September 13th, and Joe DeVito will be at the stand-up mic on September 27th in the casino’s famed Good Time Room.
Michael Kosta is hailed as one of America’s funniest comedians as a correspondent on The Daily Show and host of the Worst Birthday podcast. Based on both coasts in NYC and LA, he has appeared nationally on a slew of late night shows including The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and Conan, as well as Comedy Central’s The Half Hour and Fox Sports 1’s flagship series, Crowd Goes Wild. He also starred in his own comedy special, Comedy Central Presents: Michael Kosta. Kosta will be joined on the 13th by Philadelphia-based featured performer Dave Temple and comedy festival veteran Danny Palmer as MC.