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All Empire Club members who attend the promotion will also receive a free t-shirt. Pomplun, a San Diego native, has appeared on numerous magazine covers and print advertising for major companies such as Mercedes-Benz. Tickets for the draft party can be purchased here , with options of eight, 10 or 12 people per team.
Individual tickets are also available for those not participating in a league, but who would like to attend this one-of-a-kind experience. As a token of appreciation for making a life-saving donation, all blood drive participants will receive a voucher to redeem a pair of tickets to a Mets game at Citi Field.
Participants will be able to choose from a list of available game dates to fit their schedule and rivalry preferences. Empire City will turn into a tropical getaway with Adirondack chairs, picnic tables, umbrellas in drinks, and BBQ-style food available for purchase.
The event is free to attend. The theme for , World Fest , accurately encompasses the different cultures of the more than eight-million visitors the casino welcomes every year, making it the perfect partnership. The event is open and free for all ages. Festivities include music, face painting, balloon artists and more beginning at 1: The challenge hopes to once again be a viral social media movement throughout the month of August to benefit ALS research.
The public is encouraged to pre-register online prior to the event at YonkersNY. These new slot machines will allow Empire City to host more tournaments, sessions, and promotions giving guests even more chances to win big throughout the year. Rooney Distinguished Graduate Award. Each year, LPTA chooses a deserving student to receive the scholarship from applications submitted to and reviewed by their scholarship committee.
Guests should be sure to join the free Empire Club for their chance to win beyond the casino floor. Throughout the entire summer, Empire City is traveling back in time with the classic sounds of Bob Marley, Elvis, The Beatles, Whitney Houston and other musical legends as a part of their Tribute Band Thursdays series , culminating with the return of the Landsharks , who will be performing the best of Jimmy Buffett and The Beach Boys trackside on Saturday, August 12 th.
Pete Lee brings more than a decade of stand-up wit to Empire City this May. Check out his recent performance from The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon , where he jokes about what it feels like to not be from New York, growing up a sensitive feminist and struggling with motion sensor bathrooms, here and get ready to laugh as he makes his way to Empire City Casino on May 16 th.
Accompanied by furry friends, shelter puppies Hocus and Alakazam, more than 50 employees joined together to make over pull toys. Employees turned clean, recycled t-shirts into pull toys to be used for play, training, and social interaction, giving rescue dogs a better chance of finding a forever home.
Highlighted by the annual Derby Hat Contest , the festivities begin at 3: The first post-time of the day is at Empire City Casino , the premier entertainment destination in the northeast, announced today that Greg T.
The Derby festivities begin at 3: Clark, a Long Island native, has spent the better part of two decades working in hospitality and casino gaming in the Midwest.
Clark brings with him an immense knowledge of marketing services, player development, and hotel operations. Stemkowski will mingle with fans, sign autographs and cheer the Rangers on as the team buses over to Brooklyn to take on the New York Islanders.
During his college days, Shillue was in a barbershop a cappella group at both Emerson College and the University of Massachusetts. Both Graves and Wells will mingle with fans, sign autographs and cheer the Rangers on as the team visits the Carolina Hurricanes.
Theresa joins the company of millionaires Howard G. Tickets are on-sale now at empirecitycasino. The laugh madness begins on March 14 th as rising star Monroe Martin takes center stage. The Pipes and Drums of the Police Emerald Society of Westchester , comprised of police officers from a majority of the 39 Police Departments within the County of Westchester, will also perform.
During the event, Simms will reflect on his career, offer his game day predictions and share what it takes to win the Big Game. Seating will be first-come, first-served with beer and food specials all game long. Syphax will be reschedule on a TBD date in February. As comes to a close, Empire City Casino is rolling out the red carpet to their various entertainment spaces for both free and ticketed events all December long.
The fun begins at 6: Greschner spent his entire year career as a New York Ranger from to Joining him for the festivities will be the Rangers Blue Crew who will put fans to the test with Rangers trivia and offer an array of Rangers swag as giveaways during each intermission, including two tickets to a future Rangers game at Madison Square Garden. Benny mans the mic on December 13 th. The official YoFiFest line-up includes feature-length films as well as shorts, documentaries, and narratives in addition to 25 student-made films.
He also starred in his own comedy special, Comedy Central Presents: Wing fanatics from across the tristate area will flock to the casino on Saturday, September 16, from 2: Wing lovers will enjoy live music, unlimited cold beer, food truck culinary options, fun contests to determine the fan favorite wing and more.
After working as a journalist for more than a decade, Joe DeVito dived into comedy at the demands of his coworkers. With quick wit on his side, DeVito can take any subject, from relationships and current events to his Italian American family, and have the audience roaring with laughter.
The free festivities, music and family-friendly entertainment will begin at 1: Now in its fifth year, this event has become a Bronx tradition. The odds that it will be a good time are in your favor! The Comedy Night series is a great way to beat the summer heat and enjoy quality entertainment close to home. On Sunday, July 30 th , Empire City Casino turns tropical for the ultimate mid-summer party of the season. The Landsharks , the world-renowned Jimmy Buffet and Beach Boys tribute band, will perform an outdoor concert trackside at the legendary Yonkers Raceway.
The concert is free to attend with food, beer, and wine available for purchase. The show begins at 5: Entry for the concert is limited to guests 21 years and older. Sunday, July 16, Beginning at Drawing from his many life experiences in a wide array of fields, including competing as a fencer in college at SUNY New Paltz and his work as a bouncer and former exotic dancer, Nero is sure to have the crowd in hysterics as he is joined on-stage by featured performer, Sarah Tollemache , and MC, Jeremy Adams.
The night of laughs kicks off at 8: LPTA worked closely with the Archbishop Stepinac High School administration to identify a deserving student who might otherwise not receive scholarship funding.
Among notable attendees at the presentation was Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino , who addressed the Association. Empire City Casino is giving away not one, but two brand new Porsche Boxster luxury cars. There was even greater merriment than anticipated when Mr. Who better to enlist as advertising pitch-man for Empire City Casino than its biggest jackpot winner? NY Ranger fans can join Richter for the free Viewing Party to cheer the team on as they take on the Detroit Red Wings, and enjoy Rangers Intermission Trivia, prize giveaways, along with specially priced wings and beer.
Fans can arrive to the casino in-style with free round-trip transportation from Madison Square Garden on the Rangers Bandwagon. The convenient location offers round-the-clock food and drink for hungry travelers. The Lunar New Year celebration will be complete with Chinese dancers and musicians in colorful costumes. The Fortune God, signifying wealth and prosperity, and the lion dance are important pieces of the fabric of Chinese tradition and culture, particularly during the celebration of the New Year.
The comedians will be front and center in the casino's Good Time Room. Write Your Own Fairy Tale: Tyree will be stopping by the premier entertainment destination in the Northeast to host a viewing party on Sunday when the Atlanta Falcons take on the New England Patriots for all the marbles. Hundreds of landscape architects, designers, horticulturists, and arborists will descend on Empire City Casino in Yonkers on Wednesday, January 11, a place where green is usually presented in the form of jackpots.
The regional casino is fast becoming a favorite venue for expos, trade shows, and corporate events. Matteau, who is no stranger to Empire City Casino having hosted a viewing party earlier this year, scored the game winning goal in double overtime of Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals that helped pave the way for the Rangers first Stanley Cup in over 54 years.
The donations will ensure that New Yorkers in need have a warm coat this winter and a toy or two to put under the Christmas tree for their children. The presentation took place inside the casino atrium with the donated toys and coats on full display. Since Empire City Casino is typically hosting revelers until the wee hours of the morning it officially closes its doors at 6am , its culinary team is helping to alleviate the post-party pressure by preparing Thanksgiving Dinners-To-Go.
A diverse range of over 60 tri-state area employers, including the recent additions of Con Edison and Konica Minolta, will be on hand to find new talent among the hundreds of veterans slated to attend. Donations will be accepted every day throughout the period at the promotions booth.
Registration opens at 9 AM and the walk begins at 10 AM. Empire City Casino has hosted the annual charity event the last five years to raise awareness for a cause that hits close to home.
Motivated to help the millions of families impacted by diabetes each year, Bob Galterio swooped into action to host the annual event, which is one of more than JDRF walks taking place around the world. Empire City will underwrite the cost of the job fair for hiring employers to encourage businesses of all sizes to participate. The men and women who have bravely served in our armed forces will have the opportunity to network, interview and engage with employers from all sectors of industry.
Employers who have current open positions with immediate availability can participate in the job fair by submitting an application at EmpireCityCasino. A veteran of eight seasons in the NFL and longtime football commentator, Hoge will meet and greet fans at the popular sports bar. Industry insiders and aspiring filmmakers will also be able to enjoy a night out at the casino with complementary food and drinks, endless entertainment and the ability to scout the property out for themselves.
The month of August has been a great one for Empire City players. National Night Out is an annual event designed to strengthen the community by encouraging neighborhoods to engage stronger relationships with each other and with local law enforcement partners. This free event will include a summer concert provided by Empire City Casino as well as food, games, prizes, and family fun activities.
The free festivities will run from Quinn, diagnosed with ALS and one of the co-founders of the global phenomena Ice Bucket Challenge, will lead hundreds of participants in a simultaneous ice bucket challenge to reignite the viral social media movement throughout the month of August to benefit ALS research.
The second six-figure score of the month was registered at 4: It was a short drive for a long payoff for Thomas. The six-figure jackpot was the seventh in at Empire City, one of the largest entertainment destinations in the northeast located less than two miles north of New York City. It was the second six-figure jackpot in three days at Empire City, and the sixth in The scratch off tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last.
Empire City Casino is usually a stop for many comedians on their way to New York City, giving the public the chance to see their favorite jokesters before they hit the Big Apple and for a better bargain too.
Rooney smoking his omnipresent cigar. In addition, when guests order one of the specialty burgers, they will receive a National Hamburger Month card which will get stamped. Choose from a wonderful array of salads and antipasto, which includes garden salads and an array of cheeses.
The carving station features savory offerings of Honey Mustard Glazed Ham. Save room for the desserts featuring homemade cupcakes, cookies and fresh fruit. The Vegas-style tournaments will be held at Empire City April 19 th , 20 th and 21 st from 5: Each promotional date, from 2: To participate, Empire Club Members must be playing any slot machine or electronic table game with an Empire Club Card inserted at the time of the drawing. The oldest and most esteemed amateur event in the U.
The official installation of Mr. The Pipes and Drums of the Police Emerald Society of Westchester, comprised of police officers from many of the 39 Police Departments within the County of Westchester will also perform. Empire Club Members can visit a Promotions Booth starting at Dukes, known for his zany song parodies and wacky holiday advice tips, will be on hand for both AFC match ups.
Kickoff is at 4: The toys and coats will be distributed through Catholic Charities community agencies to families in need. The toy and coat drive has become a holiday tradition at Empire City Casino and thousands of toys and coats have been donated since when the campaign was first launched. Players can also try a hand on the newly-added electronic blackjack or three-card poker tables, or sit down at a slot machine for the chance at a jackpot to celebrate the arrival of the New Year.
Empire City will be accepting donations every day throughout the month-long drive at the main promotions booth. The items will be delivered to Catholic Charities-supported agencies for the Christmas holidays. Empire City has been aggressive in its roll out of the new machines in an effort to boost revenues and help retain the billions New York residents spend at casinos in neighboring states. The Minneapolis-native was able to regain his composure and return to the offensive as he poured right hands behind a strong jab along with movement that made it difficult for Ramos to land cleanly.
Ramos continued to charge forward however, emphasizing body shots that slowed James down and allowed him to win rounds. Premier Boxing Champions kicks off the season on FS1 and FOX Deportes on Friday, April 13 with five action-packed bouts on a three-hour televised show from the Armory in Minneapolis, featuring welterweight contender Jamal James battling Abel Ramos in a round main event in front of his hometown crowd.
In the co-main event, rugged veteran Edner Cherry clashes with rising lightweight Dennis Galarza in a round bout and unbeaten super featherweights Austin Dulay and Chris Colbert square off in an eight-round match. The televised action starts at 9 p. Tickets for the live event, which is promoted by Warriors Boxing and TGB Promotions, are on sale now and are available by visiting www. The telecast begins at 9: PT and will see rugged veteran Edner Cherry battling rising lightweight Dennis Galarza in a round bout and Austin Dulay and Chris Colbert clashing in an eight-round match between unbeaten super featherweight prospects.
Also appearing on the card is sensational year-old pound prospect Joey Spencer , 1 KO , a former No. In the co-main event, rugged veteran Edner Cherry battles rising lightweight Dennis Galarza in a round bout. The action continues with Austin Dulay and Chris Colbert clashing in an eight-round match between unbeaten super featherweight prospects that kicks off the broadcast at 9: James DeGale will take on Caleb Truax for the world super-middleweight title and attempt to avenge his defeat in their first bout.
The British fighter will joint-headline the show alongside Erislandy Lara and Jarrett Hurd, who square off for the super-welterweight title. Dorticos is a very good dangerous fighter. It is going to be great to test my skills against an opponent like him. I am confident we will deliver great boxing for fans around the world. I believe I am the best in the world and the future winner of the Muhammad Ali Trophy. The main event of the card features Ahmed Elbiali taking on former world champion Jean Pascal in a round light heavyweight bout.
Televised coverage begins at 9 p. Tickets can be purchased at www. Here is what Elbiali had to say about training camp and more as he prepares for his toughest opponent to date:. PT and features former two-time world champion Chad Dawson against hard-hitting contender E dwin Rodriguez in a round bout plus a showdown between unbeaten prospects Austin Dulay , 8 KOs and Raynell Williams , 6 KOs in eight rounds of lightweight action.
Petersburg, Florida with televised coverage beginning at 8: The round bout will headline a show promoted by Warriors Boxing and Fire Fist Boxing Promotions and features a round co-main event between unbeaten welterweight prospect Miguel Cruz against once-beaten David Grayton.
To purchase tickets visit www. Outside of the first minute of the fight, in which Brown was able to land some cheap right hands, the fight was all McCaskill. Early in round two, a combination to the head dropped Brown along the ropes, and any hope that this one would see the full eight went out the window.
Chris Avalos overcame a third-round knockdown to beat Miguel Flores on Tuesday night, but his technical knockout victory caused controversy. McDaniel ruled that the cut was caused by a punch in the fourth round, not an accidental head-butt, and Avalos won by technical knockout at Rapides Coliseum in Alexandria, Louisiana.
I'm up against a very tough fighter in Carlos Avalos. I'm just ready to let my hands go and provide the fans with some great action. This will be a classic Mexican war that the fans will enjoy. Or they can be purchased the night of the event. A special VIP Lounge experience is available to select sponsors. PT and will be headlined by the hometown star Easter, who last defended his title in the same venue and on Bounce by knocking down Luis Cruz three times on his way to a unanimous decision.
I know that I have a tough opponent, but I am not afraid of any fighter. This is what boxing is about. Shafikov is coming to take my belt, but I know that I will be victorious once again. Results from Chicago By Craig Wick at ringside. Unfortunately for some streaking careers, the Pavilion is also becoming known as the Chicago graveyard for undefeated fighters.
He knows what that means. In an battle of undefeated Windy City featherweights, Giovanni Mioletti , 1 KO will take his toughest test to date against comebacking and also undefeated William Hernandez Warriors Boxing proudly announces the signing of Chicago-based bantamweight prospect Shawn Simpson to a promotional agreement. Before turning professional in , Simpson was a heavily decorated amateur boxer.
Looking to try different after-school sports, he walked into a gym at age nine. I finished with a record of about In a must-win fight for both parties, Andrzej Fonfara rallied to stop former light heavyweight champion Chad Dawson 38 seconds into the 10th and final round on Saturday night in Brooklyn, putting himself back into the mix at pounds, and putting Dawson clear out of the picture.
Fonfara , 17 KO was reportedly down on the cards, but dropped Dawson , 19 KO in the ninth round, then hurt him early in the 10th, following up with a flurry that forced the referee to call off the fight 38 seconds into the final round. Broadcast coverage begins at 9 p. PT with undefeated rising star Erickson Lubin battling once-beaten knockout artist Jorge Cota in a super welterweight title eliminator bout.
Former world champion Luis Collazo , 20 KOs delivered an early "Knockout of the Year" candidate with a sixth-round knockout of welterweight contender Sammy Vasquez Jr. The Brooklyn-native Collazo started slow as Vasquez Jr.
The action began to pick-up in the third round as Collazo struck the first major blow of the fight, connecting on a right hand that sent Vasquez Jr. Collazo was able to hold off his younger opponent and do damage with body shots and short punches in the exchanges.
Exciting contender Sammy Vasquez Jr. Televised coverage begins at 8 p. PT and features a pair of exciting matchups. Fast-rising contender Yordenis Ugas will meet Georgia's Levan Ghvamichava in a round matchup of hard-hitting welterweights while Houston's Ryan Karl takes on Chicago's Eddie Ramirez in a round battle of unbeaten super lightweights. Tickets can be purchased through Ticketmaster at www.
In the thrilling main event, Chicago junior middleweight Achour Esho , 8 KOs had to survive a nearly disastrous first round to stop crosstown rival Anthony Abbruzzese , 3 KOs in three.
Abbruzzese came out blazing in the first, culminating in a sustained barrage of punches that could have easily led to a stoppage. The fight changed, however, in round two, as a miraculously revived Esho bit down on his mouthpiece and started throwing hard shots. Smelling blood, Esho pounced on Abbruzzese in round three, dropping him again with a left hook and for the final time with a right uppercut.
In front of a huge Cuban audience, Lara needed just a single left uppercut to drop and stop Foreman at 1: Foreman was also down in round three from a questionable knockdown that could have been ruled a slip. In the co-main event, former world champion Anthony Dirrell , 24 KOs looked sharp while dismantling Hungary's Norbert Nemesapati now , 17 KOs over six lopsided rounds.
Tickets can be purchased online at www. PT and will feature the only American heavyweight world champion headlining his third primetime show on network television, after Wilder most recently stopped Chris Arreola after eight-rounds of action on FOX in July.
The champion suffered hand and bicep injuries during the fight, but returns on February 25 fully healthy. The fans are going to see a good fight between two guys who are hungry to get a victory. I can't wait till the bell rings. This will be a good one. My opponent is a hometown fighter whom I respect very much and am not taking lightly. He's fought several undefeated fighters and gone the distance. He also knows me and is going to come out and try to prove himself.
Winner goes home with the title and belt! I have never said no to a fight in my whole career and I don't plan on doing that now. I have nothing but respect for him and we are going to put on a show. I expect nothing but the best from him.
On fight night, I'm making another statement and going for the knockout! After this fight, it's time to unify the division, then move up to win the middleweight titles. Everyone should tune-in because it's going to be a great night of boxing.
McCaskill , 2 KOs is a power-punching lightweight originally from St. The year-old says she started off in boxing as a crude slugger, relying solely on her amazing natural strength. But nearly three years of working with Ramos has brought significant change. Warriors Boxing proudly announce the signing of undefeated Chicago-based super featherweight prospect Josh Hernandez to a promotional contract.
PT and will feature exciting undercard contests to be announced shortly. He was very sharp in that fight so I know that I have to work very hard in training. With a great performance I can separate myself from the other prospects in the division. Perrella is a good, tough fighter, but he has never seen anything like me. I am focused and ready to continue my march to the world championship.
Tickets can be purchased by calling or This is why I came back to boxing. Televised coverage begins at 8: PT and will see unbeaten middleweights Hugo Centeno Jr. Tickets are also available at www. We will have a plan for anything Castillo can bring into the ring. I believe with my new trainer I will add even more to my arsenal. The action begins at 9 p. Priority tickets for the showdown went on sale on Wednesday with more becoming available on Friday.
Winning any world title is an amazing accomplishment that most never reach in decades of boxing. Add in that Martin took out the Olympic Super Heavyweight bronze medalist to become the second current American heavyweight champion in a suddenly rejuvenated division. It was the way he won. Purchase before January 1 and receive a 10 percent discount. The official scores were and twice. Shafikov found early success by pressuring Barthelemy , 13 knockouts into a phone-booth type fight.
Jeffries fought in all three of the Brooklyn heavyweight title fights, which were the fourth, fifth and seventh world heavyweight title fights of the modern gloved era. All three took place on Coney Island, two in and the final in Wilder is the first United States-born heavyweight champion since