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Expanding Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway

Chris Doubleday of Long Island, a technician with

Chris Doubleday of Long Island, a technician with International Game Technology, works on gaming machines in part of the new area at the Empire City Casino in Yonkers. (Jan. 25, 2013) Photo Credit: Xavier Mascarenas

The long-awaited $50-million expansion and renovation at Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway is seen during a tour Friday, before parts were scheduled to be opened to the public. (Jan. 25, 2013)

Chris Doubleday of Long Island, a technician with
Photo Credit: Xavier Mascarenas

Chris Doubleday of Long Island, a technician with International Game Technology, works on gaming machines in part of the new area at the Empire City Casino in Yonkers. (Jan. 25, 2013)

Part of the long-awaited $50-million expansion is seen
Photo Credit: Xavier Mascarenas

Part of the long-awaited $50-million expansion is seen at the Empire City Casino in Yonkers. (Jan. 25, 2013)

The new porte-coch�re structure which will cover valet
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The new porte-coch�re structure which will cover valet parking, which is part of the $50-million expansion, is seen at the Empire City Casino in Yonkers. (Jan. 25, 2013)

Part of the long-awaited $50-million expansion is seen
Photo Credit: Xavier Mascarenas

Part of the long-awaited $50-million expansion is seen at the Empire City Casino in Yonkers. (Jan. 25, 2013)

People gamble on gaming machines, as part of
Photo Credit: Xavier Mascarenas

People gamble on gaming machines, as part of the $50-million expansion can be seen behind them, at the Empire City Casino in Yonkers. (Jan. 25, 2013)

Empire City Casino CEO Timothy Rooney, left, and
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Empire City Casino CEO Timothy Rooney, left, and his son, General Counsel Timothy Rooney Jr., right, talk with restaurant General Manager Brian Ingram during a visit in Yonkers. (Jan. 25, 2013)

Part of the long-awaited $50-million expansion is seen
Photo Credit: Xavier Mascarenas

Part of the long-awaited $50-million expansion is seen nearing completion at the Empire City Casino in Yonkers. (Jan. 25, 2013)

A contractor works on the large glass front
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A contractor works on the large glass front wall as part of the $50-million expansion at Empire City Casino in Yonkers. (Jan. 25, 2013)

Cleaner Juan Nunez of Brooklyn vacuums part of
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Cleaner Juan Nunez of Brooklyn vacuums part of the new gaming-machine floor before its opening as part of the $50-million expansion at Empire City Casino in Yonkers. (Jan. 25, 2013)

The Manhattan skyline is detailed with pieces of
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The Manhattan skyline is detailed with pieces of cut polycarbonate installed at different angles as part of the $50-million expansion at Empire City Casino in Yonkers. (Jan. 25, 2013)

Contractors work on part of the $50-million expansion
Photo Credit: Xavier Mascarenas

Contractors work on part of the $50-million expansion at Empire City Casino in Yonkers. (Jan. 25, 2013)

Part of the long-awaited $50-million expansion is seen
Photo Credit: Xavier Mascarenas

Part of the long-awaited $50-million expansion is seen nearing the end of construction at the Empire City Casino in Yonkers. (Jan. 25, 2013)

The New York City skyline is outlined with
Photo Credit: Xavier Mascarenas

The New York City skyline is outlined with nails of varying color and installation as part of the $50-million expansion at Empire City Casino in Yonkers. (Jan. 25, 2013)

Contractors work on part of the $50-million expansion
Photo Credit: Xavier Mascarenas

Contractors work on part of the $50-million expansion at Empire City Casino in Yonkers. (Jan. 25, 2013)

The new porte-coch�re structure which will cover valet
Photo Credit: Xavier Mascarenas

The new porte-coch�re structure which will cover valet parking, right, is seen opposite restaurant and bowling space at left at the Empire City Casino in Yonkers. (Jan. 25, 2013)

A newly-added car-bank is set up in middle
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A newly-added car-bank is set up in middle of a ring of existing gaming machines at Empire City Casino in Yonkers. (Jan. 25, 2013)

Part of the long-awaited $50-million expansion, left, is
Photo Credit: Xavier Mascarenas

Part of the long-awaited $50-million expansion, left, is seen next to existing signage at the Empire City Casino in Yonkers. (Jan. 25, 2013)

Joe Pqleo of Modena, with Ferrante Manufacturing, installs
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Joe Pqleo of Modena, with Ferrante Manufacturing, installs the sign for Dan Rooney's Irish Pub as part of the $50-million expansion at the Empire City Casino in Yonkers. (Jan. 25, 2013)

Chris Doubleday of Long Island, right, a technician
Photo Credit: Xavier Mascarenas

Chris Doubleday of Long Island, right, a technician with International Game Technology, works on gaming machines in part of the new area at the Empire City Casino in Yonkers. (Jan. 25, 2013)

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