Rivers Casino to open at noon on Feb. 8 in Schenectady

01-25-2017

Rivers Casino and Resort in Schenectady will open at noon on Feb. 8, officials announced Wednesday. The facility’s gaming area, entertainment lounge and dining options will open to the public in two weeks, roughly one year after the casino hosted a ceremonial groundbreaking. Officials announced the grand opening date in November, but revealed Wednesday that visitors could […]

New Schenectady casino expects crowds on opening day

01-24-2017

When SugarHouse Casino opened in Philadelphia, the long line of gamblers included a man who had stood waiting at the front of the queue for more than 12 hours. At Rivers Casino in suburban Chicago, so many showed up on opening day that the gambling floor quickly hit its 3,600-person capacity, forcing officials to ask […]