Yonkers, NY (PressExposure) February 24, 2012 -- The "Luck of the Irish" will be front and center for everyone, and "Irish Eyes" and all eyes will be smiling during a spectacular month of promotions and special events throughout March 2012 at Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway. St. Patrick's Day musical entertainment on Saturday, March 17, featuring Irish songs by the Guss Hayes Band, and a "Good Luck" porcelain Horseshoe Giveaway to the first 10,000 Empire Club members, on that day will be among the highlights. In addition, the chance to win over $100,000 in cash prizes in the "Jackpot Jumble" promotion is on the March calendar for Mondays and Thursdays. (For a feature on Guss Hayes reader further).
Drink specials and traditional Irish favorites including Corned Beef and Cabbage and Sheppard's Pie will be on the menu for St. Patrick's Day. Coupons for the Horseshoe Giveaway may be redeemed at the promotions table located near the Entertainment Lounge in the Gotham Palace.
Empire City's March Facebook Giveaway continues the Irish theme for the month. From March 1 through March 18, entries will be accepted for the chance to win a Trip for two to Ireland. One lucky winner will be selected to win a $5,000 Liberty Travel gift card on Mon., March 19.
The iconic New York Daily News Golden Gloves returns to Empire City for the second straight year on Wednesday night, March 14, with this year's Semi-Finals of the storied amateur boxing tournament to be held on the fourth floor of the casino. The opening bout is set for 7:00 PM.
The "Jackpot Jumble" Promotion and the chance to win $100,000 in prizes is set for two days each week - every Monday and Thursday in March. Empire Club members should visit a Promotions Booth on those days to receive two free Jackpot Jumble game cards. There is a limit of two free game cards per promotional date for each Empire Club member. Empire Club members can receive 1 additional game card for every 100 Empire points earned on Mondays and Thursdays. Additional game cards must be redeemed at a Promotions Booth on the Monday or Thursday that they are earned. For details log onto [http://www.empirecitygaming.com]. Prizes must be claimed by 11:59 PM on March 31, 2012.
On Tuesdays in March, "Lucky Ladies" days return again, with every female Empire Club member eligible for $7 in free play, and a 10% discount coupon for food and beverage purchases. The Ladies fun continues into the evening with two for one drink specials in the Entertainment Lounge from 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM and Karaoke beginning at 7:30 PM. The Tuesday dates are March 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th.
Empire City will tickle your funny bone on two Wednesday nights, March 7 and March 21 with a pair of Comedy Nights in the third floor Good Time Room. The doors open at 7:00 PM, and the show starts at 8:00 PM. Admission is $5 for Empire Club members and $15 for non-members. All attendees receive one FREE drink ticket. Here is the full lineup of comedians: March 7: MC-Lisa Harmon, Feature -Joe List, Headliner - Greer Barnes; March 21: MC-Sam Morril, Feature - Geno Bisconte, Headliner - Rich Vos.
Wednesdays as always are highlighted by the on-going and popular Young at Heart promotion where Empire Club members age 55 and over who visit a Promotions Booth or kiosk will receive the Young at Heart "Gift Pack," featuring $5 in Free Play, 10% food discount coupons, half price Valet Parking and a gift each week: the March gift is a Coffee Mug with Shamrocks in a presentation gift box. One gift per person, per promotional day, while supplies last. The March Young at Heart Entertainment, with bands scheduled at both 12:00 PM and 2:00 PM, includes: March 7th, Twin Gold; March 14th, the Pre-cisions; March 21st, the Guss Hayes Band; and March 28th, the Peter Lawrence Orchestra.
Wednesdays will also feature Bobby Lynch's Crazy Wheel: A Night of Music and Madness from 8:00-11:00 PM. The whirlwind of interactive entertainment includes Karoake, name that tune contests and clips from favorite television shows and movies, as well as prizes galore for audience participation.
Thursday Tribute Bands in March, with performances scheduled at both 8:00 PM and 10:00 PM, include: March 1st, Jenna Esposito as Connie Francis; March 8th Forever Ray- Ray Charles Tribute; March 15th, U2 Nation, U2 Tribute; March 22nd, Shining Star, Earth, Wind, & Fire Tribute; and March 29th, Blondes Have More Fun, Rod Stewart Tribute. The Friday Music Series has the following bands slated for both 10:00 PM and 2:00 AM, performances: March 2nd, Stages; March 9th, Hi Def; March 16th, Stingers; March 23rd, The Bobby Attiko Band; and March 30th,Epic Soul.
Talk about a lucky month, and you're talking about March at Empire City Casino. The best live harness racing in the world over the Yonkers historic half mile oval is also scheduled for Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays with first post at 7:10 pm.