July 23, 2015

SCHENECTADY — This time the Schenectady casino’s design is final.


The city Planning Commission approved the site plan for the Rivers Casino and Resort at Mohawk Harbor — with one no vote — after a two-hour meeting Wednesday evening.


The green light from the commission was the last approval needed for the casino to be built. Now Rush Street Gaming o...

July 22, 2015

The din of heavy machinery penetrating into the dirt with mammoth 55-foot-long steel columns is resounding proof that a swath on the southeastern corner of an old dilapidated factory is being transformed into a harbor.


A short walk toward the Mohawk River reveals more signs of what the Rotterdam-based developer and its professional experts say will...

July 19, 2015

Pamela Carnegie said she's excited about the future jobs a casino in Schenectady would bring and exploring her options in a new market.


Carnegie, 59, said she would like to be a table game dealer at the future Rivers Casino and Resort at Mohawk Harbor off Erie Boulevard. “I’m excited about it because I was born and raised here in Schenectady,” she...

July 14, 2015

Mayor McCarthy invites you to attend Rivers Casino and Resort at Mohawk Harbor's Job Opportunity Fair this Saturday, July 18th to learn more about the 1,200 jobs that are coming to Schenectady!


July 12, 2015

PITTSBURGH — The Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh could be mistaken for a shopping center or business headquarters if its massive parking garage didn’t have electronic signs flashing casino amenities and giveaways.


The 242,000-square-foot casino fronts the Ohio River, but river views from the city streets are blocked by its adjacent six-story parking ga...

July 10, 2015

The building's brick facade has been replaced by metal panels and precast stone to make Rivers Casino look more contemporary for what a design consultant for the gaming operator repeatedly described Thursday as the "new Schenectady."


The remarks from Mike Levin over the speaker phone came not long after Rush Street Gaming of Chicago publicly reveal...

July 9, 2015

Updates provide more details on the layout and appearance of the casino and its amenities, and outline new aesthetic features aligning to the Schenectady community


SCHENECTADY — The development team behind Rivers Casino at Mohawk Harbor released today updated renderings and floor plans of the property. The updates provide more detail on the layout...

July 6, 2015

SCHENECTADY — Rivers Casino will hold a Job Opportunity Fair at Schenectady County Community College (SCCC) on Saturday, July 18 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., for residents of the Capital Region to explore future careers in the gaming hospitality field. The Job Opportunity Fair will be conducted in rolling sessions. Sessions will begin at 8 a.m., 10 a.m.,...

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