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Dan Rooney Pace Remembers Pittsburgh Steelers Hall of Fame Chairman; $250,000 Inaugural Saturday, October 14; $250,000 Harry Harvey Trot Honors Harness Hall of Famer

Yonkers, NY—The Dan Rooney Pace has been established to honor the memory of the late, Hall of Fame Chairman of the Pittsburgh Steelers who passed away earlier this year, it was announced today by his brother, Timothy J. Rooney, President and CEO Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway. The inaugural Dan Rooney, for a purse of $250,000, will be raced on Saturday afternoon, October 14, as part of the ... Read More »

New “Pitch-Man” on Mound at Mets Tonight Despite Shoulder Surgery: Empire City Casino Jackpot King Howard Gershowitz to Throw First Pitch

New Pitch-Man in Mets Rotation: All eyes will be on Howard Gershowitz tonight at Citi Field when he takes the mound for the Mets home game vs. the Pittsburgh Pirates as he throws out the ceremonial first pitch prior to the 7:10 start. Having won $1.5 million playing the slots at Empire City Casino, Howard G. is the biggest winner in Empire City’s 10-year history and his winning is the largest ... Read More »