Big Names Booked as Empire City Casino Launches Summer Concert Series

Empire City Casino kicked off its Summer Concert Series on Sunday, July 1 with Cornell Gunter’s Coasters, The Platters and Sounds of the Drifters.  Other acclaimed acts of the concert series include Pat Benatar, Eddie Money, The Spin Doctors, and The Marshall Tucker Band.  Concerts will be performed outdoors trackside every Sunday through the end of August.  Ticket prices start at $22.50 and can be purchased by visiting www.empirecitycasino.com or on-site at Empire City Casino at the second floor redemption window.

Empire City Casino’s Summer Concert all-star lineup includes:
July 8                     Eddie Money
July 15                   The Spin Doctors
July 22                   The Marshall Tucker Band
July 29                   Frankie Avalon
August 5                Village People
August 12              Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo
August 19              Otis Day & the Knights
August 26              Sara Evans

A summery “flip flop” giveaway takes place on Monday, July 2 for the first 10,000 Empire Club Members to visit a promotions kiosk, while supplies last. Don’t have an Empire Club Card? Sign up for free at any promotions booth and get an Empire City scratch off where you can win up to $1,000 in cash.

Racing fans and casino-goers alike are the big winners when the prestigious Yonkers Trot, the first jewel in Trotting’s Triple Crown, takes place on Saturday, July 7.  Not only will the premier three-year-old trotters in America converge on the historic half-mile oval to compete for a guaranteed purse of $450,000, but beginning at 6:00pm, the first 2,000 patrons will receive a free Yonkers Trot Pilsner Glass by visiting designated locations (trackside, and wagering locations on the 2nd & 4th floors).  Then beginning at 7 p.m., the first 500 Empire Club Members to visit the Gotham Palace promotions booth will receive one free superfecta box ticket for the Yonkers Trot.