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Get Back to Big Wins!

Updates & Policies

Get Back to Big Wins!

Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady is Open at Full Capacity!

Hours of operation are 6AM to 2AM Daily. Downtime will be used for intensive property-wide deep cleaning, in addition to the continuous sanitizing which will take place throughout each day. 

The Rivers Sportsbook is open, along with slots and table games.  

The health and safety of our guests and Team Members continue to be a high priority and our “Sure Bet Sanitized” cleaning program will remain in place. Following the CDC and Governor Cuomo’s advice Masks are still required for guests and Team Members who are not fully vaccinated, and optional for guests who are fully vaccinated.

In addition, all plexiglass safety barriers have been removed from all slot machines and table games, and Van Slyck’s bar is now reopen for beverage service. Live DJs have also returned to Van Slyck’s on Friday and Saturday evenings.

Rivers is also working on bringing back live entertainment to the Event Center and reopening the Poker Room. Updates will be provided.


In accordance with CDC and NYS Department of Health guidelines, fully vaccinated guests will no longer need to wear a mask at Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady. Guests who are not vaccinated or only partially vaccinated from COVID-19 must continue to wear a mask.