Schenectady — Within two hours of its highly anticipated opening, nearly 3,500 people had streamed onto the gaming floor of Rivers Casino and Resort. If you’re looking for the hottest gaming action in New York, Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady is the place for you. Enjoy slots? We’ve got 1,150 of the newest, hottest machines! Table games more your style? We’ve got over 67 of them ranging from Blackjack to Craps. You can’t get a better gambling experience in New York or the Capital Region! Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady General Manager Mary Cheeks threw the switch reveal the opening date on the casino's LED sign that will welcome guests to the property. The state-of-the-art LED matrix consumes just 30% of the energy most LED bulbs draw. It is just one of the many sustainability aspects of Rivers Casino & Resort, which will be LEED-certified by the U.S. Green Building Council Rivers Casino and Resort, Schenectady Picture: Rivers Casino - Opening Day - Check out Tripadvisor members' 3,260 candid photos and videos of Rivers Casino and Resort SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — For the first time since March 16, Rivers Casino opened its doors on Wednesday, but it looks a little different than it did before. The casino is anticipating many UPDATE: Rivers Casino sent an updated press release on Wednesday morning stating they would be opening at 6 p.m. on Wednesday. SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Rivers Casino & Resort in Schen… Rivers Casino to reopen Tuesday, masks will be required. To comply with state guidelines and promote social distancing, Rivers Casino will be limiting restaurants and gaming floor capacity to 50% With state-regulated casinos getting the green light to welcome back gamers next week, Rivers Casino in Schenectady says they're excited to have the opportunity to reopen their doors. Rivers, which closed back in March when the outbreak began, has been working on modifications and enhanced safety measures during their closure. Casino officials have also been working with state leaders to make Schenectady, NY (September 9, 2020) – Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady will reopen today (Wednesday) at 6 p.m. Rivers Casino temporarily suspended operations on March 16, ahead of the Governor’s orders, to help slow the spread of COVID-19. All U.S. casinos closed soon thereafter. The reopening of Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady was planned in collaboration with the New York State (PRESS RELEASE) -- Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady announced today details of the grand opening of the first Las Vegas-style casino in the Capital Region. The $330 million property will open to the public at noon on Wednesday, 8 February. The casino will open just a few days after the anniversary of the facility's ceremonial groundbreaking, which was held 3 February 2016.
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