Rush Street


News Release | Schenectady, NY Posted on 03.16.20


Schenectady, NY (March 16, 2020) –  In compliance with New York Governor Cuomo’s executive order, and in the best interests of our Team Members, guests and the greater Capital District, we are temporarily closing Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady, including The Landing Hotel, until further notice.

We will continue normal payroll for Team Members during the suspension of operations.

We have been and will continue to carefully follow the advice and guidance of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), along with state and local public health experts.

The health and well-being of our Team Members, guests and the residents of Schenectady and the Capital District is our highest priority. We are grateful for their continued support.

We will continue to closely monitor the ever-changing information related to the coronavirus outbreak.

For updates during the temporary closure, please visit


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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