Soldiers from Greenwood Lake and Yonkers represent northeast in national Army National Guard competition Two New York Army National Guard Soldiers are at Camp Gruber, Oklahoma this week participating in the Army National Guard’s nationwide Best Warrior Competition. Sgt. 1st Class Martin Cozens, a resident of Greenwood Lake, N.Y., assigned to Alpha Company, 2nd Battalion, […]
MGM RESORTS INTERNATIONAL EXECUTIVE URI CLINTON NAMED PRESIDENT & COO OF NEW YORK’S EMPIRE CITY CASINO
Clinton will oversee daily operations at Yonkers resort, continue role in Company’s development efforts MGM PRESS RELEASE MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) (“MGM Resorts” or the “Company”) announced today that it has appointed Uri Clinton President & Chief Operating Officer of Empire City Casino in Yonkers, New York. In his new role, Uri will oversee […]
Ariana G., Ringostarr Treb Hoping for Happy Song in $1 Million Yonkers International Saturday Afternoon
The connections of the U.S.A.’s Ariana G. and Italy’s Ringostarr Treb are hoping to be singing a happy tune in the winner’s circle in this Saturday’s $1 million Yonkers International Trot at Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway. Like their famous musical namesakes, the duo seeks worldwide acclaim in the 40th edition of the global […]
Yonkers, NY – Mayor Mike Spano and City Council President Liam McLaughlin joined Empire City Casino and Yonkers-native Pat Quinn for the third annual ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Saturday, August 5 at Empire City Casino. The free festivities, music and family-friendly entertainment attracted hundreds of participants simultaneously dumping ice-water over their heads. The reason: to support Quinn, one of the co-founders of the global phenomena Ice Bucket Challenge, and reignite […]
The Wheel of Fortune Jackpot at Empire Casino in Yonkers is at a NYS record $1.5 million – this is both the highest in ECC’s history AND in the history of NYS racetrack casinos. The closest jackpot to this amount was won by Howard G. from Long Island and that was $1.47. Feeling lucky?
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo this week signed the Upstate NY Gaming Economic Development Act, a new law that, pending approval of a referendum this fall, will establish four destination gaming resorts in Upstate New York. The governor said he hopes the plan will boost tourism and economic development in communities across the region. Under the […]