Movie, TV and Netflix comedians headline casino’s Comedy Nights in April & May
(Yonkers, NY) – Leap into spring with plenty of laughs at Empire City Casino’s upcoming Comedy Nights in April and May featuring hilarious headliners from the worlds of late-night television, movies and streaming. As Manhattan’s closest casino and one of the largest entertainment destinations in the northeast, Empire City Casino is the premier place to fling with fun and the casino’s Comedy Nights are sure to melt away any remaining winter blues.
Tickets to the Comedy Nights shows are sold at the door the night of each performance. Admission is only $5 for Empire Club members and $25 for non-members and includes a complimentary drink ticket; non-members can stop by any promotions booth prior to the show and join the Empire Club for free. Elite- and President-level Empire Club members earn complimentary admission.
Reimagined sports bar offers new gastropub fare, expanded beverage program
Photos of The Pub can be found here.
YONKERS, NY (March 18, 2019) – Recently acquired by MGM Resorts International, Empire City Casino – Manhattan’s closest casino and one of the largest gaming destinations in the northeast – welcomes a taste of Las Vegas to Yonkers with the debut of The Pub, a high-energy sports bar delivering an unparalleled experience for sports fanatics and foodies alike. The reimagined menu, created by MGM Resorts International Executive Chef Anthony Amoroso, boasts mouthwatering pub classics including wings, sandwiches, burgers and more, and is complemented by an expanded beer and cocktail program curated by the company’s Corporate Mixologist Craig Schoettler.
Notable Comedians Andrew Rivers and Eddie Brill Make Their Way to Yonkers this Month
Yonkers, NY (March 4, 2019) – Empire City Casino will host March Gladness this Spring when it offers its guests plenty of laughs with some of the region’s top comedians. Manhattan’s closest casino and one of the largest entertainment gaming destinations in the northeast announced its upcoming March Comedy Nights featuring headliners Andrew Rivers, host of the Don’t Quit Your Night Job monthly podcast, on Wednesday, March 13, and Eddie Brill, first recipient of the Emerging Comics of NY Lifetime Achievement Award, on Wednesday, March 27. Doors for the comedy shows open at 7:00 p.m., with performances beginning at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are sold at the door the night of each show. Admission includes a complimentary drink ticket and is only $5 for Empire Club members and $25 for non-members; non-members can stop by any promotions booth prior to the show and join the Empire Club for free. Elite- and President-level Empire Club members gain free admission.
FREE viewing parties feature iconic former NY Rangers hosts including legends like 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 Tuesday night, February 12: Ron Duguay. The fun begins at 7:30 p.m. with Duguay mingling with fans, signing autographs and cheering the Rangers on as they face off against the Winnipeg Jets. Previous New York Rangers hosts have included legendary goaltender Mike Richter, Adam Graves, Steve Vickers, Nick Fotiu, Colton Orr and others.
Ron Duguay’s Rangers skills shined on the ice and most recently in the announcer’s booth, serving as the studio analyst for MSG Network covering the Rangers for over 12 years.
Year of the Pig festivities take place on Sunday, February 24 beginning at 2:00 p.m. with Dragons, Lion Dancing, Traditional Chinese Sounds and more
(Yonkers, NY) – The Year of the Pig is also the year of one of the biggest Lunar New Year celebrations coming to the tristate area at Empire City Casino. Back by popular demand, Empire City Casino will host its fifth annual Lunar New Year celebration on the afternoon of Sunday, February 24, with four stellar performers gracing the premier entertainment destination in the Northeast. This free event will be the ultimate celebration, complete with dragons, dancers and delightful sounds gracing the casino floor.
Tickets On-Sale NOW for the Early St. Patty’s Day Music Fest
(Yonkers, NY) – The luck of the Irish comes alive at Empire City Casino for the fifth annual Irish Concert on Sunday, March 3 at 2:00 p.m. Featuring the exceedingly popular New York City-based Irish-American bands, Shilelagh Law and, Celtic Cross, the lively Celtic sounds will serve as the kick-off to tristate St. Patrick’s Day celebrations. The Pipes and Drums of the Police Emerald Society of Westchester, comprised of police officers from a majority of the 39 Police Departments within the County of Westchester, also return to perform for their local fans.
(Yonkers, NY) – February and funnymen will be synonymous at Empire City Casino when nationally acclaimed comics Goumba Johnny (John Sialiano) and Dan St. Germain headline the Wednesday Comedy Night laugh-fests on February 13 and 27.
Before dominating the stand-up circuit, “Goumba” Johnny Sialiano, the headliner of the pre-Valentine’s Day show on February 13, dabbled in a career in professional football as a free agent for both the New York Jets and New York Giants. Many New Yorkers know Sialiano’s voice from his long-term gig as a host on the popular WKTU radio morning show or may recognize him from his guest roles on the hit CBS soap operas Guiding Light and As the World Turns. As a comedian, Sialiano has performed at some of the most iconic venues in the tristate area, including the renowned comedy club Carolines on Broadway, the legendary Friars Club, and some of the top casinos in the North East. He has shared the stage with numerous comedic legends such as Jerry Seinfeld, Martin Lawrence, Colin Quinn, and Andrew Dice Clay, and has appeared on a wide variety of television shows including The Early Show on CBS and The Queen Latifah Show.
(Yonkers, NY) – The New Year will have laugh-fest lovers smiling with a pair of Comedy Nights on the 2019 schedule in January at Empire City Casino, Manhattan’s closest casino. The headliner on January 16 is Sam Morril, while Vinnie Brand is front and center on January 30. Both shows get underway at 8:00 p.m. Tickets start at just $5 for Empire Club members and come with a complimentary beverage.
Rangers legends Mike Richter, Adam Graves, Stéphane Matteau and Mike Hartman to watch the Rangers take on the Islanders, sign autographs and mingle with fans;
Festivities free to attend, Online RSVP required
(Yonkers, NY) – Hockey history heads to Empire City Casino when the New York Rangers takeover on Saturday, January 12 with members of the 1994 championship team joining hockey fans to watch the Rangers take on the New York Islanders at the Casino Night Pre-Party. The Casino Night Pre-Party is free to attend, with online pre-registration required. Fans wishing to attend can RSVP here.
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.