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Rivers Casino sets Feb. 8 opening date

Rivers Casino sets Feb. 8 opening date

Rivers Casino & Resort in Schenectady will officially open Feb. 8, officials announced Wednesday.

Dining options announced for Rivers Casino & Resort

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Dining options announced for Rivers Casino & Resort

Rivers Casino & Resort will offer a variety of dining options on site, including some local favorites, the casino announced Sunday.

State Gaming Commission approves table-game regulations

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State Gaming Commission approves table-game regulations

The New York State Gaming Commission approved regulations for table games Tuesday, clearing the way for four new casinos — including the one in Schenectady — to open.

Progress on site transforms Mohawk Harbor

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Progress on site transforms Mohawk Harbor

The Mohawk Harbor project has taken the former Alco site along the Mohawk River and transformed it. The former industrial site is now a hub of construction activity, with regular signs of visible progress to those passing by on Erie Boulevard.

Rivers CEO spells out benefits of casino on Capital Region

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Rivers CEO spells out benefits of casino on Capital Region

Rivers Casino & Resort in Schenectady is on track for a February opening, Rush Street Gaming CEO Greg Carlin told members of the local business community on Thursday.

Mohawk Harbor Marriott hotel opens Thursday

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Mohawk Harbor Marriott hotel opens Thursday

The new Courtyard by Marriott hotel on Mohawk Harbor will officially open Thursday night to guests.

Policing Rivers Casino & Resort to be a joint effort

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Policing Rivers Casino & Resort to be a joint effort

Policing the new Rivers Casino & Resort and the surrounding area will be a joint effort once it opens in 2017.

Schenectady County approves tourism, visitors bureau

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Schenectady County approves tourism, visitors bureau

The Schenectady County legislature approved Tuesday night the creation of a dedicated tourism and visitors bureau.

Schenectady County leaders largely support tourism bureau

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Schenectady County leaders largely support tourism bureau

Schenectady County leaders are largely supportive of the legislature’s proposal to create a dedicated tourism bureau to capitalize on the local boom in hotels and entertainment options.

Prospective employees take a chance during casino's latest job fair

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Prospective employees take a chance during casino's latest job fair

The job fair held Saturday by Rivers Casino & Resort was more akin to a county fair than your average hiring event.

Rivers Casino & Resort to host hiring event

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Rivers Casino & Resort to host hiring event

Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady will host a hiring fair on Oct. 8 for prospective employees.

CEO of Rush Street Gaming to give keynote address

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CEO of Rush Street Gaming to give keynote address

The CEO of Rush Street Gaming, owner of the Schenectady casino being built on Mohawk Harbor, will deliver the keynote address at October’s Center for Economic Growth meeting.

Casino school: riffling, games, and lots of math

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Casino school: riffling, games, and lots of math

Rivers Casino – owned by Chicago-based Rush Street Gaming – is in the market for hundreds of new dealers, inviting Capital Region residents interested in getting a foothold in the gaming industry to interview for a spot in its dealer school beginning next month.

Townhouses at Mohawk Harbor receive approval

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Townhouses at Mohawk Harbor receive approval

Plans to build new townhouses at Mohawk Harbor will move forward after the $9 million project received approval this week from the Schenectady County Metroplex Development Authority.

Problem gambling conference held in Schenectady

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Problem gambling conference held in Schenectady

With a new casino on the horizon in Schenectady, clinicians gathered at Proctors on Thursday for the first day of a conference on how to address problem gambling.

Interviews begin for dealers at Rivers Casino and Resort

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Interviews begin for dealers at Rivers Casino and Resort

Casino operator Rush Street Gaming is starting the interview process for dealer positions at the future Rivers Casino and Resort at Mohawk Harbor in Schenectady.

Going underground at the Rivers Casino and Resort

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Going underground at the Rivers Casino and Resort

Work at the Mohawk Harbor site is visibly moving forward, but there’s a whole other development happening at the same time underground.

Construction to close part of Front Street this week

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Construction to close part of Front Street this week

Front Street between Erie Boulevard and Monroe Street will be closed to all but local traffic at certain times over the next two weeks.

Construction at Rivers Casino continues to roll along

Construction at Rivers Casino continues to roll along

The inside of the Rivers Casino and Resort at Mohawk Harbor is taking shape as operator Rush Street Gaming starts accepting applications for all future jobs there.

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Schenectady to get another $1M from Rivers Casino project


The city is getting another $1 million from the Rivers Casino and Resort at Mohawk Harbor before it opens early next year.

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