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News Release | Schenectady, NY Posted on 10.17.19


Schenectady, NY (October 17, 2019) – Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady is offering guests some spectacular dining options throughout the Thanksgiving Day weekend. Guests will be able to enjoy an amazing farm-to-table style Thanksgiving buffet in the Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady Event Center on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 28, and indulge in a pair of delicious Thanksgiving meal specials at Dukes Chophouse throughout the holiday weekend.

Thanksgiving Buffet at the Event Center – Guests will be able to enjoy a complete farm-to-table-style Thanksgiving buffet from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day. The buffet features fall-inspired soups, salads, and vegetables; hand-carved slow-roasted turkey and honey glazed ham; a hot buffet with pistachio crusted salmon, seafood alfredo, roasted chicken, classic pan stuffing, maple glazed sweet potatoes, and eggplant rollatini; and a complete dessert station with warm apple crisp, pumpkin pie, mixed berry cobbler, pastries, apple cider doughnuts and more.

Tickets for adults are $30 plus tax and gratuity, $15 plus tax and gratuity for children ages 6-12, and children 5 and under are FREE. Reservations for the buffet can be made at 1 (518) 579-8811. Advanced purchase reservations are encouraged as the event has sold out in previous years.

Thanksgiving Pilgrim Specials at Dukes Chophouse – A pair of select Thanksgiving menu items will be available at Dukes Chophouse from Friday, November 29 to Sunday, December 1.

A “Stuffed” Sandwich will be available for $12 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday & Saturday and 10 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Sunday. The sandwich features hand carved turkey breast, herbed stuffing, mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce and homestyle gravy served on two slices of panini bread.

“The Late Comer”, a traditional Thanksgiving dinner, will be available for $22 from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Friday & Saturday and 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Sunday. The dinner includes slow-roasted turkey, herbed stuffing, mashed potatoes, sautéed green beans, homestyle gravy and cranberry sauce. Must be 21 or older for lunch or dinner.


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 and a live, in-casino luxury sportsbook lounge. 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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