MGM Resorts International Executive Uri Clinton Named President & COO Of New York’s Empire City Casino

Clinton will oversee daily operations at Yonkers resort, continue role in Company’s Connecticut development efforts

LAS VEGAS, Dec. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) (“MGM Resorts” or the
“Company”) announced today that it has appointed Uri Clinton President & Chief Operating Officer of Empire City Casino in Yonkers, New York.

In his new role, Uri will oversee daily operations at Empire City and provide strategic direction and leadership for the property. For the past several years, Uri has managed MGM Resorts’ efforts to explore development opportunities in Connecticut and New York, and he will continue to do so.

Empire City Casino Employees Are Joined by Generous West Coast Couple For Second Annual Wrapped with Love Event

Employees Wrapped a Jackpot of Toys for Distribution by Catholic Charities to Local Families

(Yonkers, NY) – The spirit of the Christmas season was in the air at Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway today as employee volunteers, elected officials, and invited guests came together at the second annual Wrapped with Love event to wrap donated toys for children who would otherwise not have a gift to open Christmas morning.


The supportive staffers & guests wrapped over a thousand toys and donated them to Catholic Charities and the Yonkers-based Aisling Irish Community Center as part of Empire City’s 12th Annual Christmas Spirit Coat & Toy Drive. The coats and toys will be distributed through the organizations to assist local families this holiday season.

Former NY Rangers Enforcer Colton Orr Hosting Next Rangers Viewing Party of the 2018-2019 Season on Monday, December 10

FREE viewing parties the last several years have featured iconic former NY Rangers hosting the festivities,  including legends such as Mike Richter, Ron Greschner, Adam Graves and others


(Yonkers, NY) – Empire City Casino, in partnership with the New York Rangers, announced today the special guest host for the next NY Rangers viewing party on Monday night, December 10. The fun begins at 7:00 p.m. with New York Rangers Legend and Enforcer Colton Orr, who will mingle with fans, sign autographs and cheer the Rangers on as they face off against the Tampa Bay Lightning. Previous New York Rangers hosts over the years have included legendary goaltender Mike Richter, Adam Graves, Steve Vickers, Nick Fotiu and others.


Colton Orr, during his four seasons with the New York Rangers from 2005-2009, was known as an enforcer, for his physical game play and for his passionate spirit. Especially known more for his “five minutes for fighting,” Orr was exciting to watch whenever he was out on the ice.

Holiday Cheer at Empire City Casino All December Long

Tim Dillon to Headline Comedy Show on December 12;

Greg T. from Elvis Duran and the Z100 Morning Show Meet & Greet on December 13;

Holiday Cash Back & Hot Seat Tournaments Throughout the Month

(Yonkers, NY) – Celebrate the holidays at Empire City Casino this December as comedy, celebrities and cash takeover the largest entertainment destination in the northeast!

A holiday laugh-fest is under the tree on December 12 when Tim Dillon headlines this month’s Wednesday Comedy Show. The show gets underway at 8:00 p.m. Tickets start at just $5 for Empire Club members and come with a complimentary beverage.