competition on the grounds that drew about 150,000 spectators
Address: 2150 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont, and www.nyra.com/
RESORTS WORLD CASINO NEW YORK CITY
Resorts World Casino New York City is the first and only
gaming and entertainment destination in the five boroughs with
more than 6,500 games on three separate levels including slots,
video poker, roulette, and electronic table games. World-class
entertainment and fine dining are also on tap.
Non-gamers can enter the venue without setting foot on the
casino floor via the family corridor, Broadway, which leads to
various dining options with divergent cuisines and a gift shop.
The food court includes Queens Burger, which was created
with casino customers in mind. On the Fifth Avenue level, the
signature restaurant, RW Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar, serves
steak and seafood, with private dining rooms available for larger
gatherings. In the center of the Times Square Casino, Bar 360
offers free nightly entertainment, and features the largest indoor
live-streaming high-definition video screen in Queens.
The Central Park level features 70,000 square feet of event space
and gaming. With more than 20,000 square feet, Central Park
Casino is the latest addition to the third level with more than 330
video lottery terminals. The 50,000-sq.-ft. space is utilized for
events, concerts, and trade shows.
Inside scoop: During the Holiday Season, the casino has the
largest tree in Queens. Usually 40-feet-tall, the tree displays more
than 1,500 ornaments, including bells, balls, and poinsettias and
400 bows made from 5,400 yards of red velvet and gold lame
ribbon plus 6,500 LED lights.
Address: 110-00 Rockaway Blvd., South Jamaica, and www.
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