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Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway

Address: 810 Yonkers Ave, Yonkers, NY 10704
Phone Number: 914 968 4200
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Ranked #5 of 7 Activities in Yonkers
Type: Horse Tracks, Casinos & Gambling, Fun & Games
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Type: Horse Tracks, Casinos & Gambling, Fun & Games
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 am

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56 reviews 56 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Music system is horrible. All the restaurants in house are gross. Food is terrible. This place has no redeeming qualities whatsoever. I'm pretty sure it was built by the state to steal back welfare checks because that's what the clientele all look like. Parking is free and it is off an interstate. I'd rather go elsewhere I suggest you do... More 

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Stamford, Connecticut
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015 via mobile

If you like to play slots and don't expect much more that that, this is an interesting stop. No place for kids. No table games and no hotel but there are some restaurants which range from mediocre to decent. There are a good number and selection of slot machines. Live music on weekends which gives the place an upbeat feel.... More 

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Newark, New Jersey
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

I enjoyed visiting empire city casino. Whether I go alone with friends or with my husband. I enjoyed going there until christmas day 2014. I used the valet parking as usual. I have a 2013 BMW and left my key with the case with the valet. When we left I checked the case and the piece that fasteners the key... More 

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

Hi Louellabrooks, I have spoken to our Parking Operations Manager and he says that you two have been in contact that he is trying to rectify the issue. If you have anymore questions or concerns please feel free to contact us at 914-968-4200. More 

East Norwich, New York
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30 reviews 30 reviews
28 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We used to go here a lot when they first opened until they opened up Resorts in Queens. The casino has expanded immensely over the years. We went there on Halloween night since we were passing by. Casino is insanely crowded. Parking is plentiful but don't expect to get anything close. There are shuttles, though, if you don't like to... More 

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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

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

Hi Judy, thank you for your review! We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us and hope that you visit us again soon! More 

Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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Eileen R, Manager at Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway, responded to this review

We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit with us and we hope to see you again soon! 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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Eileen R, Manager at Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We are very happy to hear that you enjoy our restaurants, bowling alley, slot machines and electronic table games. We hope you visit us again soon! More 

2 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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
12 helpful votes 12 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 

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