The Mohawk River is a river in UPState New York that flows from the Adirondack Mountains to the Hudson River. The river is named for the Mohawk Nation, one of the five Native American nations that originally inhabited the area.
The Mohawk River is a popular destination for fishing, canoeing, and kayaking. The river is also a source of hydroelectric power.
The Schenectady County Legislature approved a casino project for the city of Schenectady in 2013. The casino, called Rivers Casino, opened in 2017.
The casino is owned by the Rush Street Gaming company.
The Rush Street Gaming company also owns casinos in Pennsylvania, Illinois, and New Jersey. The company was founded in 1996 by Neil Bluhm and Greg Carlin.