A slot machine jackpot, like a freshly grilled steak, can arouse unwanted attention when stored for long periods under your mattress. Eat and play right away with today’s Groupon: for $29, you get a dining and casino package at Empire City at Yonkers Raceway in Yonkers (a $60 total value). The package includes:
- $40 worth of Italian cuisine at Nonno’s Trattoria
- $20 casino credit<p>
Empire City at Yonkers Raceway couples more than 5,300 slot machines with pasta, chicken, veal, seafood, and more served at Nonno’s Trattoria. Follow the raceway’s brick walkway, then lay eyes on the menus such as the dinner menu with starters including stuffed mushrooms ($9.95) and fried shrimp and calamari ($13.95). Chefs offer a variety of pastas and the 16-ounce new york strip steak ($27.95), which eaters can accent with sliced fried potatoes and onions; the shrimp scampi ($23.95) rests over linguini and features garlic, butter, and white wine sauce.
After dining, card sharks can release energy by using a $20 credit to explore the casino’s thousands of slot machines and themed games, including Wheel of Fortune and video poker.