Rivers Casino and Resort in Schenectady released today the one missing detail from their opening day schedule - The time the doors open.

The Casino is set to open February 8th at noon!!  Perfect for me, I can go right after the show!


It appears everything is on schedule for the grand opening, so let’s update what we know so far.

  • Casino Cost: $330 million
  • Parking: 1,700 parking spaces plus valet services to open at 6 pm
  • Gaming Floor: 1,150 slot machines, 67 gaming tables, a 15-table poker room – Must be 21 years old)
  • Non-Gaming Amenities: Entertainment lounge, banquet hall, dining options and a spa (Spa to open by end of February).  Guests under 21 allowed in these amenities.
  • Hotel: 165-room hotel is on track to open this summer, The Courtyard by Marriott at Mohawk Harbor opened in October
  • Jobs: 1,100 employees; 50 more employees to be hired this year

There you have it!  Are you heading there opening day?  It’s going to be crowded!!



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