Award-winning Empire City Casino has earned five more honors – including Best Casino – from Casino Player Magazine, America’s premier gaming lifestyle magazine based in Las Vegas, NV, in its “Best of Gaming” Awards in 2015 (October issue).  The Yonkers-based casino, which is celebrating its Ninth Anniversary (first opened October 2006), received top honors in a quintet of categories selected from racetrack casinos across the country.

Along with Best Casino, Empire City is also number one for Best Roulette, Best Slots, Best Comps, Best Reel Slots, and Best Race Book, with the historic, century-old Yonkers Raceway harness oval as part of its setting. Empire City recently hosted the $1 million Yonkers International which attracted trotters from around the world.

“Offering our players the ultimate gaming experience is always our first priority,” said Ryan Murphy, Empire City Casino Vice President of Marketing. “So, we are delighted to be selected ‘the Best’ in five categories by Casino Players Magazine, and congratulate our staff on its excellence.”

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About Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway: ‎Empire City Casino, one of the largest entertainment and gaming destinations in the northeast, features 5,300 of the hottest slots, electronic blackjack, three card poker, craps, roulette, baccarat and sic bo; year-round harness racing & International simulcasting; live entertainment including the best party, tribute and Latin bands, comedy, & more. A plethora of dining options will satisfy even the most discerning palate with Italian cuisine at ‎Nonno’s Trattoria; trackside dining with live betting at Empire Terrace Restaurant; and convenient delicious options at the International Food Court or Lil’ Cocina. A new $50 million expansion added Dan Rooney’s, a high-energy sports bar, and Alley 810, a craft cocktail lounge rounds out the entertainment options with retro bowling lanes. Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway is located at 810 Yonkers Avenue (off I-87 at Central Avenue) Yonkers, NY, Westchester County, open seven days a week from 10:00 am to 6:00 am. Visit or call 914.968.4200 for information.