Guests must be at least 18 years old to play video gaming machines or wager on horses. Please be sure to bring valid photo ID in the event you are asked to provide proof of your age. (You will need it to claim your winnings as well!)
It’s Free! There is no admission charge and we offer free self-parking with shuttle bus service. Valet parking is available at Central Avenue/Clark Street entrance for a fee.
Empire City Casino has over 5,300 slot machines!
We have individual and multi-denominational games available from 1¢ to $100.
Yes, we have Electronic Bkacjack, Craps, Roulette, Bacarrat, and Sic Bo with bets ranging from $5 to $1000.
Vouchers under $600.00, can be redeemed at any Self Redemption Unit located throughout the casino floor. Vouchers of any amount may be redeemed at any cashier window. Cashiers are available on the first and second floor. Vouchers older than 45 days must be redeemed at the second floor lottery booth or at any New York Lottery office.:
New York City
15 Beaver Street
New York, NY 10004
Monday through Friday
9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
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Monday through Friday
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One Broadway Center
Schenectady, NY 12305
Monday through Friday
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
ATM’s are located throughout the casino floor.
Guests may access cash from their checking account at any cashier window with by simply opening up a check cashing account. You will need a blank check (we cannot accept a starter check), your Social Security number, and a valid driver’s license to open an account, once the account is open all you need is a driver’s license to cash subsequent checks. Empire City Casino only cashes personal checks. There is no fee for this service.
You can get cash from your credit card without a PIN number. You must have a valid credit card and valid ID that matches the name on your credit card. You must first stop by an ATM to start the credit card transaction. There is a fee for this service.
Empire City Casino only accepts US currency, we cannot perform currency exchanges.
No, but guests may enjoy complimentary non-alcoholic beverages while playing on the gaming floor.
Restrooms are located on the first, second, third and fourth floors.
Yes, we have handicap parking spaces, ramps and restrooms.
Yes, we have wheelchairs. They are located at the Valet Parking area. Just ask one of our valet attendants and they will be able to assist you. Please have a driver’s license or government issued photo ID available.
No. In compliance with New York State law, smoking is not permitted inside the gaming facility or any indoor area at Empire City Casino.
Yes. Membership is free and only takes a minute to sign up! Join the Empire Club by visiting any of our Promotions Booths located on the 1st floor and present your valid photo ID to a Promotions Booth representative.
Earning Empire Points is easy! Simply play your favorite game with your Empire Club Card inserted in the machine.
Redeem your Empire points for food and non-alcoholicbeverages, entries into exciting promotions, exclusive merchandise and gift cards, valet parking and more! The more you play with your Empire Club Card, the more benefits you will earn!
It’s as easy as joining the Empire Club! Visit any of our Promotions Booths to sign upfor the Empire Club and be automatically added to our mailing list.
Visit any Promotions Booth and one of our representatives will be happy to assist you with your request.
You may also mail a written request to:
Empire City Casino
Marketing – Address Change
810 Yonkers Ave
Yonkers, NY 10704
Be sure to include your Empire Club Number, old and new addresses.
Promotional offers vary from month to month based on an individual’s gaming activity/history. If you have questions about your Empire Club account and our current promotional programs, please contact your Casino Host 914.457.2623.
We offer harness and thoroughbred simulcasting from tracks across the country. Afternoon simulcasting is available based on the NYRA schedule (usually Wednesday through Sunday) and generally begins around noon. Evening simulcasting accompanies all live programs. When there isn’t afternoon simulcasting, evening simulcasting begins at 6:30pm. The weekly schedule is posted on the Racing page. Schedules are subject to change because of the many tracks involved. We do advise guests to check the posted schedules for complete and up-to-date information.
Wagers can be placed at any of the following locations:
4th floor of Grand Victorian Hall: pari-mutuel wagering and simulcasting
3rd floor of Grand Victorian Hall: pari-mutuel wagering and simulcasting ($5 admission for individual carrels)
2nd floor in the Empire Terrace Restaurant
Sorry, patrons are not allowed in the paddock.
Absolutely! Families with children must enter at the entrance to the right of valet and proceed up the escalators to the restaurants.
Yes, we have FREE live entertainment in our Entertainment Lounge 5 nights a week! Click here for a complete schedule.
Band/entertainment promotional packages & demos can be sent to:
Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway
Attn: Entertainment Department
810 Yonkers Avenue
Yonkers, NY 10704
Yes, Empire City Casino features a full range of Special Events & Promotions each month. Click here for a complete list of our current promotions.
Yes, for more information on Meetings and Events packages, please click here.
New York City
Every Empire City Online Casino player has an account which contains Credits. These Credits appear as dollars and are used to play the games on Empire City Online Casino. If you run out or want to purchase more Credits, you can use your credit card or debit card. Credits cannot be redeemed or exchanged for money at any time. Credits are used to play the games on Empire City Online Casino for entertainment value only.
Yes, you can visit Empire City Online Casino using a smart phone or a tablet for a mobile-optimized experience. Choose from instant-play Blackjack and Roulette purpose-built for mobile gaming or download your choice of mobile gaming App from the website (for Android devices) or direct from the Apple AppStore (for iPads & iPhones).
You must be at least 18 years of age, pass a pre-employment drug screening/background check and acquire the required license(s) issued by the NYS Gaming Commission.
Our gaming floor is open seven days a week from 10am until 6am.
Apply online anytime by clicking here. or visit our Welcome Center, located in the Administration Building. Enter our property via the Yonkers Avenue entrance, make a left at the first stop sign into the employee parking lot and park in our visitor parking area. The Administration Building is a white building located behind the blue green building adjacent to the employee parking lot. There you will be able to complete an application at one of our kiosks 8am-5pm weekdays.
We partner with the NYS Gaming Commission to host Video Gaming Machines in Westchester County. Employment is contingent upon the receipt of this required license. Our HR team will assist with the application process when an offer is extended.
Applications are reviewed based on position requirements and availability. Applicants are asked to be patient while their application is reviewed. Due to the amount of applications we receive, only qualified candidates are contacted for interviews.
The Self-Exclusion Program allows guests who may have a gaming problem or have any reason to voluntarily request that we prohibit any participation in any gaming activities at Empire City Casino or Yonkers Raceway. By completing this form guests will request voluntary self-exclusion from all gaming facilities, and entities licensed, permitted or registered by the New York State Gaming Commission. These guests will be banned from all activities on the property and are prohibited from collecting any winnings or recovering any losses. Self-excluded guests cannot receive any complimentary services or participate in our Empire Club campaigns or promotions
A person may have his or her own name placed on the list:
All completed request forms brought to Security must be submitted with proper identification and a photograph which will be taken by Security. All mailed-in forms must be notarized and accompanied by a photo.
No. Placement on the list is entirely voluntary and must be done by the individual seeking exclusion.
That is up to the person making the request. He or she may choose the length of time that he or she wants to be excluded – one year, three years, five years or for a lifetime.
Any individual who has been excluded for one, three or five years, may ask to have his or her name removed from the Self-Exclusion List after the term of the original request has expired. To have your gaming privileges reinstated, individuals should contact the Director of Security.
Once a name has been added to the list, the request and the information submitted will be shared with the New York State Gaming Commission who will share it with all gaming facilities in the State.
If you are found on the premises, you will be asked to leave immediately. If you do not do so, you will be subject to arrest for trespass by law enforcement authorities.
If you are found gaming, any winnings or losses may be subject to forfeiture.
Should you enter the premises after you have asked to be self-excluded, Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway and Yonkers Racing Corporation will not be liable for any losses or damages you may incur as specifically set forth in the REQUEST FOR VOLUNTARY SELF-EXCLUSION FORM which you will be required to sign in order to process your self-exclusion request.