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Empire City Casino brings new bus service to the Bronx

Bronx Times

Tired of taking multiple trains, buses or expensive cabs to get to Empire City Casino?

Then try out their new convenient bus service.

The new bus service now runs daily from Giovanni NYC Restaurant at 579 Grand Concourse across from the Bronx General Post Office at 150th Street, directly to Empire City Casino, every two hours from 11 a.m. until 11 p.m.

The trip takes about approximately 30 minutes, depending on traffic.

The service come courtesy of Doreway Transportation Services.

Empire City receives about 7 million visitors a year, with about 1 million coming from the Bronx, said Taryn Duffy, a spokesperson for the Casino.

That’s in addition to the nearly 400 Bronx residents the casino employs, she added.

The $20 round-trip ticket includes a $5 food voucher and a $10 voucher in free play for the slot machines.

The bus leaves Empire City Casino to return to the Bronx at 3:45 p.m., 5:45 p.m., 7:45 p.m., 9:45 p.m., 11:45 p.m., 1:45 a.m., and 4:00 a.m.

Kirsten Sanchez can be reach via e-mail at ksanchez@cnglocal.com or by phone at (718) 742-3394

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