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Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway

810 Yonkers Ave, Yonkers, NY 10704
914 968 4200
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Ranked #6 of 6 Attractions in Yonkers
Type: Horse Tracks, Casinos & Gaming
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Type: Horse Tracks, Casinos & Gaming
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 am

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New York, New York, United States
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

I love playing slots and enjoy myself at Empire even when I lose. Drinks and the floor servers are great. Very friendly. I get free meals monthly and the food is great. The more you spend the bigger the bonus. I just wish they would give more through email than $5. Also if we could get all bonuses through kiosk.... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

This was my first time to the racino and I had no expectations. Let's just say my fiancé and I had some of the most fun ever! The racetrack was beautifully maintained and there was a great vibe in the stands. I'd never been to a harness race before and was thoroughly captivated from the first race. We ended off... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

Yonkers raceway is a great alternative to Atlantic city great roulette machines and great slots good restaurants and a bowling alley upstairs also has a convienent valet parking system its a must see

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2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Empire Casino is a nothing but a big scam. its only there to make money for themself and cheat the public.when they first openned , it was a nice place to go:play the slots and eat.But now its not like that anymore.The machine doenst pay anymore it only take all your money away.they are constanly changing the machine games with... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014 via mobile

I have been comming here for seven years ,and i have gotten cards in the mail with promotion give sways for weekends on it ,but when I try to redeem it I'm told by the teller I can't because I didn't play enough the last month ,I always thought that if someone or something sent you something with your name... More 

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Eileen R, Manager at Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway, responded to this review

Shelly, We apologize for the misunderstanding regarding our mail promotions. The required terms and conditions are outlined on the cards and we’re sorry for any inconvenience this has caused. Thank you for your feedback and we hope to see you again soon. More 

New York
2 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

My wife and I were loyal Empire city patrons untill they took our accumulated players card points away because we did not gamble at the casino for three months. Do they expect us to show up every week? they should show some loyalty as well. I guess the only loyalty they have is to the mighty dollar.

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Eileen R, Manager at Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway, responded to this review

Rock1016, we are sorry to hear about your experience and what happened. We would like to discuss this further with you, please contact a casino host at 914-968-4200. Thank You More 

New Rochelle, New York
2 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

I have been coming here for years and I am so tired of losing. I believe they control everything we do; from using points on cards that we 'earn' to making sure we lose every dollar we win. I've learned to use cash when I win, and cash in the ticket; Lord knows it took me years to figure that... More 

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Eileen R, Manager at Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway, responded to this review

Hello, It’s disheartening to learn you’ve been less than pleased with your recent visits. Great pride is taken in the variety of exciting table games and slot machines we provide our guests. We hope your luck changes on future visits. Feel free to contact us directly if you would like to discuss this matter further. Thank you for your business. More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

This is an easily accessible casino from all modes of transportation. There is ample parking and free busses to transport you from the parking lot to the casino and back. As with all casinos they offer a free membership to the players club where you can play and earn points that can be traded for free play, gifts, or food.... More 

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Eileen R, Manager at Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway, responded to this review

Constance P, Thanks for telling us about your experience. We are happy you enjoy yourself at our casino. Thank you! More 

Harrison
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Is the general public aware that if...you are ill, away, incapacitated and unable to visit...that your accumulated points are taken (stolen) from you. I am told by the Promotions Manager/Supervisor that it is my responsibility to visit the desk and look around for notices???? Insane".? Where in America when one is a member of a club, rewards, frequent flyer miles,... More 

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Eileen R, Manager at Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway, responded to this review

Lucy T- We apologize for the issue with your Empire Points and we would like the opportunity to discuss this further. Please contact a Casino Host at your earliest convenience, (914) 968-4200. More 

Tuckahoe, New York
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15 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

I had originally written a review about Empire City and had not enjoyed my time here. I respect that management responded in a positive way, and I took them up on going back to the Casino. So I decided to take my grandparent's on a Wednesday and have to say that it seemed a lot cleaner and I definitely enjoyed... More 

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