Saratoga Casino Hotel Evacuated After Bomb Threat

Saratoga Casino Hotel Evacuated After Bomb Threat
SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY (February 5, 2024) – On Sunday, February 4 at approximately 10:15pm Saratoga Casino Hotel received a bomb threat resulting in an evacuation of the casino and hotel.

Law enforcement was immediately notified after receiving the threatening phone call and the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office and Saratoga City Police Departments responded. All guests and team members were evacuated. After an extensive search, including the use of explosive detection K-9s, no explosives were found and the police determined it was safe to return to the building. The casino opened this morning and has resumed normal operating hours of 9am-5am daily.

“We take the safety of our guests and team members very seriously,” said Alex Tucker, COO of Saratoga Casino Hotel. “We’re thankful for the quick response from our local police departments and the cooperation from our guests and team members.”

The source of the threat is still under investigation.

About Saratoga Casino Hotel:
Saratoga Casino Hotel, located on Crescent Avenue in Saratoga Springs, NY, features slot machines, electronic table games, a luxury hotel, Vapor, Morton’s® The Steakhouse, a casual dining restaurant, full-service bars, deli and a variety of guest services. Simulcast wagering is available and live harness racing runs February through mid-December. For more information, please visit www.saratogacasino.com or call 800-727-2990. Must be 18 years of age or older to play video gaming machines or wager on horses. Please play responsibly.

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