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Empire City Casino

The Empire City Casino is an old casino. It was established in Westchester, New York in 1899. Yes, it’s that old. And it’s not only a casino. It’s also a raceway. It’s a premier venue for Standardbred Harness Racing. And it has been witness to some of the most notable races in history such as the Blue Chip Matchmaker, Yonkers Trot, Art Rooney Pace, and the Messenger Stakes.

But now it’s a full-fledged casino. Apart from slot machines that number by the thousands, it also has gaming tables, several restaurants, and live shows. If you’re planning to visit Yonkers soon, spending at least an evening here should be part of your itinerary.

You will never get bored inside Empire City Casino. It has more than 5,000 of the best casino games you can find. Here you can play real money slots, keno, video poker, and table games. And if you’re into horse racing then you can just head on to the track and place your bet on your favorite horse.

The races here are very exciting and you’re guaranteed to have the best seat in the house so you can watch the heart-pounding action. But if you can’t make it to the track, then you have nothing to worry about because you can watch the action because it is being broadcast.

Empire City Casino and not just all about gaming. If you do get hungry from playing, you don’t even have to go outside of the casino. This is because there are several dining options inside. And they all serve delicious food representing a variety of cuisines. Do you want to treat yourself to a nice juicy steak? The steakhouse inside the casino serves some of the finest steaks in all of New York.

If you’re feeling fancy and you want to eat in a fine-dining restaurant, then you should go to the Empire City Chophouse, which is the upscale restaurant inside the casino. It’s also a good place to spend a wonderful evening with a special someone. The place has the best steaks and an excellent wine collection.

If you’re on a budget, however, then no problem. There are also affordable dining options inside the casino. The casino has an international food court called the Big Kitchen. Whatever you’re in the food for sure Big Kitchen has it. It’s also a good place to discover a new type of cuisine. The food is excellent and it won’t make your wallet bleed. You can definitely satisfy your taste buds and your tummy here without having to spend a fortune.

The casino also has a standard pub where you can have affordable classics while watching a big game. And if you’re in a hurry and have no time to sit and dine, then you can just go to Lil’ Cocina and order a sandwich or a burrito to go. Regardless of the price, you’re assured of food of the highest quality. You definitely won’t get hungry if you’re at Empire City Casino.

As mentioned earlier, this casino is also known for offering world-class entertainment. That is true. When you check their event schedule, you’ll be amazed by the big named entertainers that you’ll see on the list. They include some of the most talented musicians and entertainers not only in the U.S. but in the whole world.

So before you go, you may want to check out their calendar first to make sure that you’re going to enjoy the show for that day. This place is truly one of the best destinations in New York as far as entertainment is concerned.

The Empire City Casino also has an excellent location. If you want to stay in a hotel near the casino then you have plenty of great options. You can stay at the Residence Inn Yonkers, Hilton Garden Inn, Hyatt Place, Royal Regency, Courtyard Yonkers, or the Hampton Inn.

All of these hotels are excellent places to stay. All of them have modern amenities to make your stay comfortable. There are also many interesting places around the area such as parks, museums, cafes, etc. So if you’re planning to visit Yonkers, staying near the Empire City Casino is definitely a good idea.

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