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News Release | Schenectady, NY Posted on 06.29.19

Cage Wars Mixed Martial Arts Returns to Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady in September

Schenectady, NY (June 29, 2019) – Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady is excited to announce the return of Cage Wars, a high-energy evening of Mixed Martial Arts action. Following a host of prior sold-out competitions, Cage Wars 43 will take place at the Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady Event Center on Friday, September 13, 2019.

Tickets go on sale at midnight tonight and start at $50. Tickets are available at, or the Proctors Theater Box Office in Schenectady. Doors open at 5 p.m. and the fights begin at 6 p.m.

Cage Wars 43 will feature both local and regional amateur MMA fighters squaring off in the octagon to determine the Cage Wars 43 champion. Fight fans can expect another night of intense and thrilling matchups.

The Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady Event Center is just steps away from the casino gaming floor and The Landing Hotel, which will be welcoming fight fans for the action-packed event.

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About Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady: Located at the picturesque Mohawk Harbor near the heart of downtown Schenectady, Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady features 1,150 slots, 67 live table games and a 16-table poker room. The casino offers five distinctive restaurants —among them are Dukes Chophouse, Flipt, Johnny’s To-Go and Mian. Rivers features a multipurpose Event Center space, a lively entertainment lounge—Van Slyck’s, live music performances, free parking and daily promotions and giveaways. The Landing Hotel is a 165-room, six-story boutique hotel with riverfront views located adjacent to the Event Center. Rivers, which opened in 2017, employs approximately 1,200 Team Members and has been voted a great place to work in Schenectady. Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady is owned and operated by Rush Street Gaming and its affiliates. For more information, visit                                          

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