As Temperature Rises , Yorktown Resident Wins Over a Cool Quarter Mill

As the mercury continues to rise and the ‘feels like’ temperature reaches 101 degrees, tri-state area residents are seeking refuge at Empire City Casino where the climate is kept at a cool 70 degrees and the only thing giving off some heat are the jackpots.

Tommy” from Yorktown Heights hit a $320,000 jackpot on the afternoon of Thursday, August 11. ‎It was the second biggest jackpot of the year, and seventh six-figure score in 2016. Clearly feeling lucky, the player made‎ a $200 wager on the $100 denomination 3x4x5 Double Diamond slot machine at 12:45 pm.