Empire City Casino Hosts Day at the Races Hat Contest & Race Ticket Giveaway

WHAT: Empire City Casino, one of the premier entertainment destinations in the northeast with one of the largest gaming floors in the country, will host a Day at the Races Hat Contest and Race Ticket Giveaway on Saturday, May 4, 2019 in anticipation of the 145th running of thoroughbred racing’s most iconic event.

Between noon and 4:00 p.m., guests can show-off their finest race day hats by entering the social media contest and by having their photo taken at the casino’s photo booth located by the valet entrance. Photos will be posted to Empire City Casino’s Facebook page (www.facebook.com/empirecitycasino) and judged by the casino’s online followers. On Monday, May 6, the top three guests with the most interactions on their photo will each win $500 cash. Additionally, the first 1,000 Empire Club Members to visit a Promotions Booth on Saturday, May 4 between 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. will receive one $2 Exacta Box ticket for the big race. Tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last.

Guests must be an Empire Club Member to participate in either promotion. Non-members can sign up for the complimentary Empire Club rewards membership at any of the casino’s Promotions Booths. Complete promotional rules can be found at empirecitycasino.com.

WHEN: Saturday, May 4, 2019

Noon – 4:00 p.m.

WHERE: Empire City Casino, Valet Entrance

GPS – 560 Central Park Ave, Yonkers, NY 10704

WHO: Empire City Casino guests and contest participants

ADD’L DETAILS & RSVP: Media are invited to cover the Day at the Races Hat Contest and interview participants, with their expressed permission. Interested media should email LSalandra@empirecitycasino.com by Friday, May 3, 2019.

The day-of-contest contact will be Taryn Duffy, TDuffy@empirecitycasino.com.

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