Empire City Casino by MGM Resorts Marks a Decade of Support for the Yonkers St. Patrick’s Day Parade by Joining the Lineup on McLean Avenue
Yonkers, NY - Empire City Casino by MGM Resorts (“Empire City”) has been a supporter of the Yonkers St. Patrick’s Day parade for over a decade. Over the years, Empire City has provided critical resources such as free parking, staging, shuttle services to and from the parade, and more to support the success of this annual event. This year Empire City team members took to the streets and joined the procession along with over one hundred community organizations at the highly anticipated annual parade, which welcomes nearly 30,000 attendees each year. The Yonkers St. Patrick’s Day Parade on McLean Avenue continues the tradition of honoring the heritage and contributions of the Irish community in Yonkers.
Empire City Casino By MGM Resorts Overhauls Its Gaming Floor with More Than 1,000 New State-of-the-Art Games
Yonkers, NY – Empire City Casino by MGM Resorts (‘Empire City’) announced the addition of more than 1,000 new state-of-the-art games to its gaming floor, the sixth largest casino floor in the country and the largest in the MGM Resorts portfolio.
Over Two Dozen Local Nonprofits Receive Critical Funding from Empire City Casino by MGM Resorts in 2022 to Address Community Needs
Yonkers, NY - Empire City Casino by MGM Resorts (“Empire City”) has long been a part of the fabric of its surrounding communities with a strong commitment to supporting nonprofit organizations in the region. That philanthropic commitment has continued under the ownership of MGM Resorts
A New Era at the Historic Yonkers Raceway as Empire City Casino by MGM Resorts Announces 2023 Racing Schedule with New Raceway Leadership Team
(Yonkers, NY) – A trio of harness racing titans have come to Yonkers Raceway at Empire City Casino by MGM Resorts (‘Empire City’) as the gaming and hospitality destination announced the 2023 racing schedule and its new leadership team taking the reins at the historic 124-year-old half-mile harness track.
A Very Merry Millionaire as one Yonkers Resident Gets an Early Holiday Gift, Hitting Over One Million Dollar Jackpot at Empire City Casino by MGM Resorts
It was an early holiday present for one lucky player at Empire City Casino by MGM Resorts (“Empire City”) as the entertainment destination announced the newest member of the Empire City millionaire club.
Team Members at Empire City Casino by MGM Resorts Benefit from Parent Company’s Commitment to Mentoring; Program Participants Rise Through Corporate Ranks and Advance Careers
Since January 2019, when MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) (“MGM Resorts” or the “Company”) acquired Empire City Casino by MGM Resorts (“Empire City”) in Yonkers, New York, employees of the regional video lottery terminal facility have largely benefited from robust training and development resources. A favorite program of employees continues to be the MGM Resorts Employee Mentorship Program, which serves to develop and foster employee advancement opportunities and enhance professional knowledge, skills, and abilities. The program is open to all employees who possess a desire for personal and professional growth and provides them with the opportunity to elevate their careers through structured, self-directed learning. New York-based team members have embraced all the tenets of National Mentoring Day, which aims to make mentoring accessible to everyone and support positive change, by not only entering the program as mentees but also serving as mentors to fellow MGM Resorts employees across the country.
World’s Best Harness Horses Compete at Yonkers Raceway and Norway Outpaces Former Champion of Italy to Take Home $1 Million at the MGM Yonkers International Trot
The MGM Yonkers International Trot returned to Yonkers Raceway Saturday, October 15, 2022, bigger and better than ever. Cokstile, representing Norway sent off at odds of 20-1, rallied off a hot tempo and drew clear in the stretch to win the $1 million MGM Yonkers International Trot in 2:23 minutes for the mile and a quarter race. This was the first International Trot to take place at historic Yonkers Raceway at Empire City Casino by MGM Resorts since before the pandemic in 2019. The race was also the first International Trot since MGM Resorts invested more than $500,000 in the regrading and reconstruction of Yonkers Raceway to facilitate an enhanced racing experience.
Empire City Casino by MGM Resorts Ed Domingo Selected as Recipient of Prestigious 2022 Outstanding 50 Asian Americans in Business Award
Empire City Casino by MGM Resorts’ (“Empire City”) is pleased to announce that Senior Vice President and General Manager Ed Domingo was named a recipient of the 2022 Outstanding 50 Asian Americans in Business Award. Domingo will receive the award at a gala held at Cipriani Wall Street in Manhattan on Thursday, September 22. The Asian American Business Development Center established the award program in 2001 to highlight the critical role Asian American entrepreneurs, professionals and corporate executives play in driving the U.S. economy.
Four New York State Legislators Make It to the Winner’s Circle in 2022 Legislative Pace Hosted by Empire City Casino by MGM Resorts
New York State Senators and Assembly Members raced for ‘power positions’ but all in good fun as legislators battled for bragging rights at Yonkers Raceway during the 2022 Legislative Pace hosted by Empire City Casino by MGM Resorts’ (“Empire City”). Dubbed the “Hottest Political Race of the Year”, the event consisted of four, before-the-card non-wagering harness races featuring New York State legislators competing in double-seated jog carts alongside professional harness racing drivers. Each race consisted of two laps around the famed one-half-mile Yonkers Raceway oval.
Empire City Casino by MGM Resorts' Director of Surveillance Named 40 Under 40 Rising Star by Business Council of Westchester
Empire City Casino by MGM Resorts (“Empire City Casino”) is celebrating its Director of Surveillance, Karen Delgado, who was named a 40 Under 40 Rising Star by the Business Council of Westchester (“BCW”), the county’s largest business membership organization.