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Empire City Casino

#4 of 26 things to do in Yonkers Features Animals
810 Yonkers Ave, Yonkers, NY 10704-2030
+1 914-968-4200
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Yonkers Raceway and Empire Casino

I recently went to the Empire Casino, and I was so excited that there was a horse race also going... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
ddm333
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Roxboro, North Carolina
Casino and Horse Racing

Visited many years before. Seems much bigger than I remember. Very happy that NO smoking was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Debbie L
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good33%
  • Average27%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible12%
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“horse racing” (12 reviews)
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810 Yonkers Ave, Yonkers, NY 10704-2030
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+1 914-968-4200
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I recently went to the Empire Casino, and I was so excited that there was a horse race also going on when I got there. The last time I visited a couple of years ago, there was no race. It was around 6pm so the...More

Thank ddm333
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited many years before. Seems much bigger than I remember. Very happy that NO smoking was allowed! Plenty of machines but, unfortunately, never seem to win here otherwise I would give it another star. Stayed to watch a few of the horse races (trotters). Wish...More

Thank Debbie L
Eileen R, Manager at Empire City Casino, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Debbie, thank you for the kind words and feedback on your visits with us. We are happy to hear that you enjoy our facilities and we hope to see you back in the Casino soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spent the hot afternoon at Empire City Casino. Pleasantly surprised to discover that smoking was NOT permitted, unlike many casinos that I have visited. Parking is readily available and free. The slot machines were very plentiful and many were penny machines. Unfortunately some of them...More

1  Thank Marlene E
Eileen R, General Manager at Empire City Casino, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us, Marlene. We're glad you enjoyed your time at our casino! We hope that you will test your luck with us again sometime soon. Have a good one!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time here since they built the casino. I was here a lot for the racing many many years ago. The place has changed a lot. I had fun won some money a good time all around.

Thank Richieymilly
Eileen R, General Manager at Empire City Casino, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to share your review with us! We're glad you enjoy the changes we have implemented over the years. We hope you will test your luck with us again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I made two trips to this casino (the first week of July, and last two days of July). The casino is part of Yonkers old racetrack and does not have all the plush amenities of the bigger casinos like on-site hotel; major entertainment/concerts; etc. and...More

Thank Ramjet999
Eileen R, Manager at Empire City Casino, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the honest feedback from your experiences with us last month. We appreciate you taking the time to give us a thorough run down of things you noticed about your travel in to the casino and while you were enjoying the facility. We...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So i went to Empire yesterday (7/24/17) and i have to say i was pretty happy there. There were plenty of drinks going by, plenty of friendly staff, and i happened to be one of the lucky ones to walk out of there with extra...More

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Eileen R, Manager at Empire City Casino, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for joining us, and letting us know about your recent experience with us in the Casino! We are happy to hear you enjoyed the games and our friendly staff, and got pretty lucky! We look forward to hosting another fun day for you...More

Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Not far from the Bronx, you can spend a little time at the raceway/casino. They need a nice restaurant.

Thank fabulisa3
Eileen R, Manager at Empire City Casino, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the honest feedback. We hope you will join us again and dine in at one of our many restaurants to see what we're all about!

Reviewed 14 July 2017

Are you feeling the itch to gamble but not in the mood to drive to Ct or NJ . Sometimes the winter blues make you just need to get out and empire city casino gives you and indoor place to enjoy everything is under on...More

Thank Lisa P
Eileen R, General Manager at Empire City Casino, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Thank you for sharing your 5-star review with us, Lisa! We're happy that you enjoy our live music, food, and of course our casino. We hope to see you back very soon! :)

Reviewed 12 July 2017

Nice casino but it's New York State Lottery, so if you win more than $600 you have to pay tax's on your win.

Thank T1918JHlindac
Eileen R, General Manager at Empire City Casino, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Thank you for taking the time to share your review with us! We hope to see you testing your luck with us again very soon. Take care!

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

My friend and I are harness racing aficionados and came here for an evening of racing. This is a famous old track, built in 1898, and it was his dream to come here. The stands are small and you can sit or stand very close...More

Thank ip_diva
Eileen R, Manager at Empire City Casino, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Thank you for the wonderful feedback on your experience at the races! We are happy to hear that you joined for a night while you were in town, and enjoyed your experience. We hope to have you back the next time you visit New York!

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I have never seen bowling lanes
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Yes there are buses. They have a huge parking lot. Over 2400 slot machines.
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