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Wrangler Winning Weekends Winds its Way to Empire City Casino by MGM Resorts

More Than a Million Dollars in Prizes to Be Awarded Throughout August and September

(Yonkers, NY) – It’s four wheels of summer fun at Empire City Casino by MGM Resorts as the property introduces its Wrangler Winning Weekends giveaway this August and September. With more than $1.1 million available in prizes and free play, Empire City Casino is the best place to relax as summer winds down.

Beat the Summer Heat with Cool & Refreshing Comedy Nights at Empire City Casino by MGM Resorts

(Yonkers, NY) – It’s last call for summer laughs at Empire City Casino by MGM Resorts’ renowned Comedy Nights taking place this August. Hilarious headliners from the worlds of late-night television, movies and streaming will take the stage bringing plenty of jokes and jabs. As Manhattan’s closest casino and one of the largest entertainment destinations in the northeast, Empire City Casino is the premier place for fun and excitement, especially on a hot summer night.

City of Yonkers, Yonkers Native Pat Quinn and Empire City Casino by MGM Resorts to Host 2019 ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Saturday, August 3

General Public Invited to Support Pat Quinn in His Quest to Find a Cure for ALS in
Largest Simultaneous Ice Bucket Challenge; All Ages Welcome

(Yonkers, NY) – Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano, Empire City Casino by MGM Resorts President & COO Uri Clinton and Yonkers Native Pat Quinn announced today the 2019 ALS Ice Bucket Challenge will take place on Saturday, August 3 trackside at Empire City Casino. The annual event, co-founded by Quinn after his diagnosis of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) in 2013, became a global phenomenon in 2014 as thousands of people from around the world participated in the challenge on social media. Since 2015, Empire City Casino has hosted the annual challenge in support of Quinn and to continue to generate awareness for ALS research. The festivities begin at 1:00 p.m. with food concessions available for purchase, music, and much more. Ice Bucket Challenge participants can pre-register in-advance online at or

Empire City Casino by MGM Resorts Welcomes Company’s Renowned Management Associate Program

(Yonkers, NY) – Empire City Casino by MGM Resorts has selected its inaugural Management Associate Program (MAP) participant. Jarrett Goodness, a graduate of Cornell University and son of an Empire City employee, will serve as the first MAP candidate designated by Empire City Casino.

The Management Associate Program is a 12-month professional development program that offers recent bachelor’s and master’s degree recipients the opportunity to develop their exposure and leadership skills in the integrated resort industry. Upon successful completion of the program, Management Associates are usually placed in entry-level roles within their areas of concentration.

The Business Council of Westchester Announces MGM Resorts International’s Chairman and CEO Jim Murren as Keynote Speaker for Annual Dinner

With an $850 Million Investment in Yonkers, MGM Resorts is ‘All In’ on Westchester

RYE BROOK, N.Y. (July 9, 2019) – The Business Council of Westchester (BCW), in keeping with its tradition of featuring the most prominent and timely speakers, is proud to announce an exclusive opportunity to hear directly from MGM Resorts International’s Chairman and CEO Jim Murren as the keynote speaker at the BCW Annual Dinner on October 10, 2019, at the Hilton Westchester in Rye Brook, N.Y.

MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) (“MGM Resorts” or the “Company”) is undoubtably one of the most recognizable brands in the gaming and hospitality industry, with 30 unique hotels and casinos worldwide, employing 82,000 people, and consistently winning accolades as a leader in corporate social responsibility. Earlier this year, seeing great potential in the City of Yonkers, MGM Resorts acquired Empire City Casino – an $850 million investment.

MGM Resorts International Launches Responsible Gambling Program at Empire City Casino in Yonkers, New York

GameSense Promotes Responsible Gambling as a Key Component of Guest Service Model

(Yonkers, NY) – MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) has launched GameSense, an industry-best, MGM Resorts-wide program that aligns responsible gambling policies with enhanced customer service and education, at its recently acquired property, Empire City Casino in Yonkers, New York.

MGM Resorts is at the forefront of defining and promoting responsible gambling within the industry, and it’s a major focus at every one of the company’s casinos worldwide. Since launching nationwide in 2017, GameSense has already sparked more than 900,000 conversations with guests. By implementing GameSense, responsible gambling education and support will be integrated into Empire City Casino’s guest service culture. It’s all designed to help guests make informed decisions and keep gambling fun.

July 4th Fireworks Festivities to be Held at Historic Yonkers Pier

Live Music and Exciting Food Offerings from Area Restaurants

YONKERS, NY (July 2019) – Celebrate Independence Day at the Yonkers Waterfront on July 4th with fireworks, live music and exciting food offerings from area restaurants.

The fun will take place at the Yonkers Historic Pier at 71 Water Grant Street. Entertainment by a DJ begins at 7 p.m., followed by a fireworks display along the Hudson at 9:15 p.m. presented by Pyro Engineering/Volt Live.

The festivities are being sponsored by the Yonkers Industrial Development Agency, the Yonkers Downtown Business Improvement District and MGM Resorts.

One Connecticut Woman’s Summer Gets Even Hotter After Hitting a Sizzling $1.5 Million Jackpot on IGT’s Wheel of Fortune® Slots at Empire City Casino by MGM Resorts

(Yonkers, NY) – Linda P. of Connecticut is Empire City Casino by MGM Resorts’ newest millionaire, having hit a $1,514,634.15 Wheel of Fortune jackpot on Friday, June 21, 2019. Linda joins the company of millionaires Howard G. of Long Island, NY who won $1,473,503 in October 2015; Linda H. of Thornwood, NY who took home a “nearly there” million-dollar jackpot of $961,411 in November 2016; and Theresa P. of Ossining, NY who not only holds the record for winning the highest-ever jackpot at any of New York State’s regulated casinos, $2,919,162.81, but scored a second jackpot of $1,469,368.28 just a few months after her original big win.

MGM Resorts Supports College Readiness at Yonkers Partners in Education College Zone

(Yonkers, NY) – Global entertainment and hospitality company, MGM Resorts, announced today their generous support of Yonkers Partners in Education (YPIE)’s new state-of-the-art learning space, the YPIE College Zone. Empire City Casino, an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of MGM Resorts located in Yonkers, New York, acquired by the company earlier this year, is proud to support college access and readiness for students that participate in YPIE from across the Yonkers Public Schools.