Yonkers Woman Hits First Six-Figure Jackpot of 2017 at Empire City Casino

A Yonkers woman turned a short trip to nearby Empire City Casino into a bonanza when “Nancy G.” hit a jackpot worth $190,860.89 on Saturday night (January 21).

A $4 wager on the penny-denomination Wheel of Fortune slot machine in the Gotham Palace at 8:57 PM pulled down the first six-figure jackpot of the year at the Yonkers casino. Last year, a dozen six-figure jackpots were hit at Empire City, including a near $1 million score by Linda H. of Thornwood who hit for $961,411 on the Wheel of Fortune on November 13, 2016.