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US – MGM completes $500,000 rack renovation to Yonkers Raceway

Empire City Casino by MGM Resorts is seeing the fruition of a major renovation project completed on its 122-year-old historic Yonkers Raceway during the regularly scheduled June racing break. MGM Resorts invested $500,000 in the regrading and reconstruction of Yonkers Raceway, the first renovation at the track since 2006. MGM Resorts took ownership of Empire…

US – MGM closes New York racetrack following coronavirus death

MGM Resorts International has closed its Yonkers Raceway in New York and told employees to self-quarantine following a coronavirus (COVID-19) related death of an employee of the Standardbred Owners Association, the harness horsemen racing association, who was based in the Yonkers Raceway race office. MGM stated: “We just learned that an employee of the Standardbred…

US – MGM Resorts launches responsible gaming program at Empire City Casino

MGM Resorts International has launched GameSense, an industry-best, MGM Resorts-wide program that aligns responsible gambling policies with enhanced customer service and education, at its recently acquired property, Empire City at Yonkers Raceway in New York. MGM Resorts is at the forefront of defining and promoting responsible gambling within the industry, and it’s a major focus…

US – Empire City Casino open to strategic partners

Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway, one of the largest casinos in the US and one of only two casinos licensed to serve the New York City metropolitan area, has initiated a process to explore alternatives, including strategic partnerships, to best position itself the future. Empire City serves more than 16 million eligible gaming customers…