There was a massive jackpot winner at Rivers Casino and Resort on the 4th of July. An East Greenbush man saw fireworks as he hit a progressive jackpot while playing one of the table games. You can say that Paul Harter Jr. put the "green" in East Greenbush.
Yesterday, a press release sent out by Rivers Casino in Schenectady was very specific about NOT opening today despite the green light from Governor Cuomo. Today, the information is quite different and an announcement this morning states that they in fact will be opening today for the first time in nearly 5 months. Here's what you need to know:
A press release on Tuesday by Rivers Casino and resort in Schenectady says they're ready to roll and will be opening up "very soon." It's been months single Capital Region residents have had a chance to stay local and get their gamble on, but it appears as if the wait will soon be over.
I can't possibly be the only one annoyed at Governor Cuomo's latest mandate saying that local casinos can only operate at 25 percent capacity.
Turning Stone, Foxwoods, Mohegan Sun, and many other casinos in the Northeast have been operating for a while and they've been doing it quite well and safely...
With each passing week, more casinos in the Northeast open up while Capital Region gamblers wait for any news on the reopening of Rivers in Schenectady. Eventually, it's going to happen, but when?
Here we are in the middle of July and much of what we've heard from Rivers is that they have an extensive reopening plan but are waiting for the state's approval. There was also news recently about a po
The Oneida Indian Nation released a statement on Tuesday saying that they plan to reopen Turning Stone Resort and Casino in June.
The plan outlines various guidelines to ensure gaming safety called the "Safer Together" plan. Meanwhile, in Schenectady, Rivers Casino and Resort remained "patiently" optimistic that as parts of New York State slowly creep back to normal, they too
In press releases sent out today from both Rivers Casino in Schenectady and the Saratoga Casino in Saratoga Springs, the rippling local and global effects of the coronovirus will temporarily suspend their operations.