Empire City Casino Celebrates Ten Years of Entertainment, Economic Development and Education

Throughout October, Empire City Casino is celebrating its tenth anniversary as a vibrant entertainment destination, an economic engine for the city of Yonkers and county of Westchester and a major source of education funding for New York State.

Since opening as a casino in 2006 and undergoing a $50 million expansion in 2013, Empire City Casino has created over 1,350 quality local jobs, generated hundreds of millions of dollars in direct and indirect spending and employed the use of local and state vendors to keep New York dollars in New York.  Last year in Westchester alone, Empire City Casino invested over $10 million with local contractors and suppliers the casino uses in delivering a top tier experience. Statewide in 2015, Empire City Casino generated more than $825 million in economic output.