(Yonkers, NY)—Tom Shillue, who has appeared on NBC’s Late Night with Jimmy Fallon in the show’s “Rag Time Gals” barbershop quartet skits, and the off-Broadway actor and radio host Aaron Berg will headline the April installments of Wednesday Comedy Nights at Empire City Casino on April 11th and April 25th, respectively, in the casino’s Good Time Room.
Massachusetts native and FOX News Radio host, Tom Shillue, brings his stand-up routine to Empire City on April 11th. During his college days, Shillue was in a barbershop a cappella group at both Emerson College and the University of Massachusetts. He parlayed his experience into multiple appearances on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, singing such songs as Shaggy’s “It Wasn’t Me” and Justin Timberlake’s “Sexy Back” alongside the NBC host. Shillue has also toured nationally with comedian Jim Gaffigan, and recently published a book, Mean Dads for a Better America, where he reminisces about his childhood, family, and the traditional values he cherishes.
(Yonkers, NY) – On March 27th the Yonkers Chamber of Commerce’s Women in Business Committee held the 26th Annual Yonkers Women of Excellence Awards Luncheon. Among the honorees was Empire City Casino’s own Ursula McIntyre, who was recognized as one of this year’s Women of Excellence and received the Above and Beyond Award. As Director of Mutuels for Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway and assistant to Timothy Rooney, President & CEO, Ursula serves as the pari-mutuel manager for harness racing at the racetrack and provides support to the executive team. She is well-known among her colleagues to always go “above and beyond” for the casino, racetrack, and community.
Rangers Blue Crew to Give Away Signed Memorabilia & Rangers Swag;
Graves and Wells to Watch the Game with Fans & Sign Autographs
(Yonkers, NY) – Empire City Casino, in partnership with the New York Rangers, announced today the next New York Rangers viewing party on Saturday, March 31st, at 6:30 p.m., which will be hosted by former New York Rangers Legends Adam Graves and Jay Wells. Both Graves and Wells will mingle with fans, sign autographs and cheer the Rangers on as the team visits the Carolina Hurricanes. This is Graves’ second visit to Empire City Casino, having hosted a viewing party last year, with Wells making his first hosting appearance.
Empire City is Making Millionaires as Theresa P. from Ossining, NY Wins Over $2.9-Million,
A Record-Breaking Jackpot for Any of New York State’s Regulated Casinos
Yonkers, NY – Theresa P. of Ossining, NY is Empire City Casino’s newest multi-millionaire, having hit a record-breaking $2,919,162.81 Wheel of Fortune® slots jackpot on Sunday, March 11, 2018. Theresa joins the company of millionaires Howard G. of Long Island, NY who won $1,473,503 in October 2015, and Linda H. of Thornwood, NY who took home a “nearly there” million-dollar jackpot of $961,411 in November 2016.
Cheng to Perform at Empire City Casino in Yonkers, NY on Sunday, March 18th
Yonkers, NY – The festivities to celebrate the Year of the Dog continue with Hong Kong Vocal King, Singer, and Actor Fred Cheng wrapping up his first overseas tour at Empire City Casino on Sunday, March 18th inside the 4th Floor Grandstand beginning at 4:00 p.m. Tickets are on-sale now at empirecitycasino.com or at multiple box offices located throughout New York City. Limited VIP Meet and Greet Packages are also available—a first for any Chinese singer in the United States.
March will roar in with laughter at Empire City Casino with a duo of Wednesday Comedy Nights headlined by Netflix’s Monroe Martin on March 14th and Comedy Central’s Mark Normand on March 28th in the popular Good Time Room.
The laugh madness begins on March 14th as rising star Monroe Martin takes center stage. The funnyman from Philly, now a resident of Brooklyn, has appeared on a variety of top television shows since popping onto the comic scene just four years ago after making it to the top 10 in the 8th season NBC’s Last Comic Standing. Since then, Martin has performed on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon and has made cameos in Netflix’s Masters of None and Comedy Central’s House Party.