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Empire City Casino reopens to the public

Empire City Casino in Yonkers opened to the public yesterday with a 25% occupancy limit. It was back on March 14 that MGM Resorts International...

Empire City Casino to reopen Sept. 21

Against the background of Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo having announced that casinos and video lottery terminal facilities were allowed to reopen starting today with...

Yonkers Raceway to resume racing next week

Harness racing returns to Yonkers Raceway on June 22, although without fans present, the Business Journal was advised by a spokesperson for Empire City...

CT casinos and COVID-19: Business as (almost) usual

Both casinos have installed more hand sanitizers and increased their disinfection efforts.

MGM Resorts’ Jim Murren to step down as chief executive

Murren's efforts in Springfield and Yonkers have yet to produce stellar results.

New proposed legislation encourages tribal casino in Bridgeport

MGM Resorts vowed to "pursue all legal options" to gain a place in Connecticut's gaming industry.

Ed Domingo named to lead Empire City Casino

MGM’s Empire City Casino in Yonkers has named a veteran of the gaming and hospitality industry as its new president and COO, taking over...

Lawmakers see momentum for Bridgeport casino building; tribes unimpressed

The tribes operating Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods remain adamant that they will not participate in the proposed open bidding process, and that the cancellation of their compact with the state will cost Connecticut billions of dollars in lost revenue.

MGM completes transactions for Empire City Casino purchase

"MGM will truly provide Empire City employees and the property's guests with the resources and opportunities to make the casino and track into something we haven't even yet realized," said Timothy J. Rooney, president and CEO of Empire City Casino.

Cooling off while fighting ALS

On Aug. 4, the city of Yonkers hosted the annual ALS Ice Bucket Challenge at Empire City Casino.

Suite Talk: Taryn Duffy of Empire City Casino

Taryn Duffy chats about the role she’s had in the growth of the casino, the future of the facility and her love of Audible.

Empire City Casino, Yonkers Raceway sold to MGM Resorts for $850M

"This acquisition represents an excellent opportunity to further solidify our presence on the East Coast and, in particular, expand our reach into the high-density New York City region,” said Jim Murren, CEO of MGM Resorts.

Shelter puppies win at Empire City Casino

Puppies from Paws Crossed Animal Rescue and Volunteer New York! were among the winners at Empire City Casino.

Clark joins Empire City Casino

Daniel Clark has been hired by Empire City Casino in Yonkers as its director of player development.

Empire City Casino seeks strategic partner for ‘global entertainment destination’

The casino's ownership said it will seek the "right strategic partner" to transform the nearly 100-acre property into a global entertainment destination.