A popular cable series did little to disguise the identity of the 'Cayuga' people who were depicted in a recent episode.
Posted: August 13, 2019
Donald Trump was openly hostile to tribes when he was in the casino business. Now he gets to pick the federal official overseeing the Indian gaming industry.
Posted: July 23, 2019
After sharing $1.4 billion in gaming revenues with the state of New York, the Seneca Nation is saying no more.
Posted: June 10, 2019
The Oneida Nation is getting closer to opening sports books at its gaming facilities in New York.
Posted: June 3, 2019
With hundreds of millions of dollars on the table, the Seneca Nation wants the Trump administration to review its gaming compact.
Posted: April 22, 2019
Non-Indian developers are waving big dollar signs in front of lawmakers in New York.
Posted: March 20, 2019
A landmark Supreme Court decision opened the door for sports betting but tribes aren't rushing to join the industry.
Posted: January 29, 2019
The Seneca Nation has lost an arbitration proceeding with the state of New York.
Posted: January 8, 2019
The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe is opening a brewery at its casino, the first of its kind in New York.
Posted: August 6, 2018
The Seneca Nation has already shared $1.4 billion with the state of New York. But the state wants more.
Posted: July 23, 2018
Tribes are welcoming the opportunity to engage in sports betting following a landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision.
Posted: May 18, 2018
Well that was fast. The Oneida Nation plans to offer sports betting in the 'near future' on its homelands in New York.
Posted: May 15, 2018
The Oneida Nation held a log-cutting ceremony at its newest gaming facility in New York.
Posted: March 5, 2018
The Oneida Nation continues to expand its gaming empire, with the Point Place Casino arriving this spring.
Posted: January 10, 2018
A former Shinnecock Nation gaming official was sentenced to probation for stealing emails from a fellow tribal citizen.
Posted: December 13, 2017
The Seneca Nation has already shared $1.4 billion in gaming revenues with New York and the state wants more.
Posted: November 22, 2017
The Seneca Nation is eager to start arbitration proceedings in a Class III gaming dispute with the state of New York.
Posted: September 21, 2017
In a report on Voice of America, a former editor at Indian Country Today Media Network is offering details on the demise of the operation.
Posted: September 20, 2017
The Seneca Nation has shared $1.4 billion in revenues with New York but apparently that isn't enough for the state.
Posted: September 11, 2017
The Seneca Nation is firing back at the governor of New York for refusing to sit down and discuss gaming issues.
Posted: August 23, 2017
Tensions between the state of New York and the Seneca Nation are rising amid a revenue sharing dispute.
Posted: August 21, 2017
The Oneida Nation is on track to open the Point Place Casino in Bridgeport, New York, in the spring of 2018.
Posted: August 15, 2017
The Seneca Nation is still willing to sit down with the state of New York to discuss gaming issues but a meeting has proven elusive.
Posted: August 9, 2017
After sharing $1.2 billion with the state of New York over 14 years, the Seneca Nation has stopping payments.
Posted: July 5, 2017
Holly Gagnon has been named the top gaming executive for the Seneca Nation.
Posted: June 1, 2017
It's starting to look like the Oneida Nation might be right about the gaming market in upstate New York.
Posted: May 30, 2017
Is counting on the Seneca gaming revenue ignorance, arrogance or intimidation?
Posted: May 2, 2017
Final payment of the Seneca Nation compact with New York has been made, but being a good neighbor to the communities is ongoing.
Posted: April 17, 2017
The Point Place Casino in Bridgeport, New York, is due to open in the spring of 2018.
Posted: April 4, 2017
'Our obligation to the state ended,' President Todd Gates announced at a press conference.
Posted: March 24, 2017
With the Seneca gaming compact coming to an end, will the state and local municipalities finally see the error of their ways?
Posted: March 24, 2017
Business appears to be good for the New York tribe as the amount shared in 2016 marks a 12.6 percent increase from last year.
Posted: December 15, 2016
The Turning Stone Resort Casino will be seeing a new gaming floor, a food hall and a floor-by-floor remodel of 285 hotel rooms.
Posted: November 7, 2016
A cybercrime that effectively derailed the New York tribe's casino efforts is finally coming to light.
Posted: November 1, 2016
The Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino in downtown Buffalo, New York, is seeing a 57,000 square-foot addition.
Posted: October 27, 2016
One county's share is already up 19 percent from last year as part of an agreement with the state of New York.
Posted: August 24, 2016
The tribe walked away from the arrangement in 2011 and local agencies are picking up the slack.
Posted: August 23, 2016
Tribes took in $29.9 billion in 2015, a 5 percent increase, and every region of Indian Country saw growth.
Posted: July 20, 2016
The campaign was aimed at the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe, whose leaders were pursuing a casino that conflicted with the real estate mogul's interests.
Posted: June 30, 2016
While we will vigorously defend our rights in court when left with no other option, negotiation, not litigation, is our preferred method of dispute resolution.
Posted: June 9, 2016
With a federal appeals court panel's ruling last week reinstating the Cayuga Indian Nation of New York lawsuit against Union Springs, the village has a few options to consider.
Posted: June 6, 2016
The tribe sued to protect a Class II gaming facility in the village of Union Springs, New York.
Posted: June 2, 2016
The tribe's gaming enterprise remains on solid legal ground now that the nation's highest court has put an end to the dispute.
Posted: May 31, 2016
Without explanation, the justices have twice delayed consideration of a petition that questions the legality of the Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino in Buffalo, New York.
Posted: May 23, 2016
Since coming under indictment, Bergal Mitchell III has been to Canada, Mexico, Finland, Italy and Greece.
Posted: May 20, 2016
After delaying action on a petition filed by casino opponents, the justices are due to consider a case that questions the legality of the Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino in New York.
Posted: May 18, 2016
Without explanation, the justices delayed the consideration of a petition that questions whether the Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino is legal.
Posted: May 16, 2016
The final steel beam was placed on the new structure at the Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino in Buffalo, New York.
Posted: May 12, 2016
Opponents have been questioning the legality of the Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino in downtown Buffalo, New York, for years.
Posted: May 11, 2016
For those who enjoy gambling, the Akwesasne Casino fills the bill.
Posted: May 5, 2016
After the developers refused to bring the Republican presidential candidate on board, he ran racist ads against the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe.
Posted: April 18, 2016
A developer said the tribe wants to finance a casino and performing arts center in Rochester, New York.
Posted: April 15, 2016
Only 67 gaming acquisitions have been approved since the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act became law in 1988.
Posted: April 1, 2016
The tribe is fighting a $425 million casino that would be located right on the edge of its exclusivity zone.
Posted: March 18, 2016
Some local officials and business leaders in Niagara Falls, New York, are worried about lower gasoline and tobacco prices.
Posted: March 15, 2016
St. Lawrence County in New York is seeing a decline in its share of revenues from the tribe.
Posted: February 9, 2016
The $425 million Lago Resort and Casino would be located on the edge of the tribe's exclusivity zone in upstate New York.
Posted: January 20, 2016
The Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino in downtown Buffalo, New York, will be seeing a two-level, 57,000 square-foot addition.
Posted: January 14, 2016
I am frightened to think of what could happen to our community if Lago, the proposed Seneca County casino, is permitted to move forward.
Posted: November 23, 2015
Tribal Representative Ray Halbritter said the developers of the $425 million Lago Resort and Casino are directly targeting his tribe's gaming operation.
Posted: November 12, 2015
Shannon Keel comes to the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino and Resort with more than 10 years of senior-level casino resort management experience.
Posted: November 3, 2015
The tribe is trying to get the state of New York to rescind its approval of the Lago Resort & Casino.
Posted: October 21, 2015
The tribe acquired several properties worth more than $3.2 million around the Seneca Niagara Resort and Casino in Niagara Falls, New York.
Posted: September 14, 2015
The $425 million Lago Resort and Casino will be located on the edge of the tribe's exclusivity zone in central New York.
Posted: September 9, 2015
The Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino will see a 28,500 square-foot, two-story addition that's due to open in early 2017.
Posted: August 31, 2015
Bingo is going away at the Yellow Brick Road Casino to make way for table games and live dealers.
Posted: August 21, 2015
The Republican field includes a handful of contenders with somewhat negative records on Indian gaming.
Posted: August 12, 2015
A minority stakeholder at Vernon Downs said the facility has been 'bleeding' profits since the opening of the Yellow Brick Road Casino on June 2.
Posted: August 5, 2015
The casino mogul once accused the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut of not being Indians.
Posted: July 31, 2015
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation pays out 91.85 percent while the Mohegan Tribe pays out 91.71 percent.
Posted: July 7, 2015
The late former council member started the Iroquois Boxing Club to share the sport with his fellow Senecas.
Posted: June 26, 2015
The tribe announced the 250,000 square-foot retail development last fall but additional details haven''t been revealed.
Posted: June 24, 2015
Bergal Mitchell III admitted he took $338,000 from a fraudulent land purchase.
Posted: June 23, 2015
Bergal Mitchell III was indicted in connection with the $2.1 million purchase of land that the tribe used to develop a golf course.
Posted: June 22, 2015
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation saw a slight decline while the Mohegan Tribe was essentially flat.
Posted: June 16, 2015
The tribe opened the Yellow Brick Road Casino last week to large crowds and now Madison County wants some of the action.
Posted: June 10, 2015
More than 1,500 people were in line for the Yellow Brick Road Casino and some even waited overnight.
Posted: June 3, 2015
The facility features 430 gaming machines, a 500-seat bingo hall, a Keno lounge and several bars and restaurants.
Posted: June 2, 2015
The gaming facility benefits only a few financially, not the Cayuga Nation as a whole, and comes at a great cost societally to both our people and our neighbors.
Posted: May 26, 2015
The debut of the $20 million Yellow Brick Road Casino is less than two weeks away.
Posted: May 21, 2015
Two rival groups have been at odds for the better part of a decade. One faction supports gaming while the other does not.
Posted: May 20, 2015
Two counties received $11 million in gaming revenues as part of a settlement between the tribe and the state.
Posted: May 11, 2015
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe want to open as many as three 'satellite' casinos around the state.
Posted: May 8, 2015
The $20 million facility and its amenities take inspiration from the Wonderful Wizard of Oz.
Posted: April 30, 2015
The Yellow Brick Road Casino focuses heavily on a Wizard of Oz theme.
Posted: April 21, 2015
The hope of prosperity is evidenced in the success of less regulated and prosperous Native American tribe businesses in the state.
Posted: April 13, 2015
The proposed $425 million Lago Resort and Casino sits on the edge of the tribe's exclusivity zone.
Posted: April 3, 2015
The facilities would be located near the borders with Massachusetts and New York, where commercial facilities will be opening in the coming years.
Posted: March 6, 2015
The city of Salamanca was withholding the money due to confusion about gaming revenues and the federal Impact Aid program.
Posted: February 12, 2015
The Yellow Brick Road Casino will be located in a shopping plaza but a liquor store there won't be sticking around.
Posted: February 10, 2015
The Yellow Brick Road Casino is due to open this spring.
Posted: February 9, 2015
The tribe claims the village of Union Springs is threatening to shut down the facility.
Posted: January 29, 2015
The tribes, understandably, fear their revenues could be adversely affected by fierce competition only a few hours away.
Posted: January 22, 2015
The state is home to the largest number of tribal gaming facilities -- more than 100 and growing.
Posted: January 9, 2015
Kevin Seneca will serve as the new chairman of the board for the corporation.
Posted: January 8, 2015
The Shinnecocks were partnered with another firm but that relationship appears to have come to an end.
Posted: January 5, 2015
The New York Times doesn't think three commercial casinos and two slot machine parlors will help the state's economy.
Posted: December 22, 2014
The Yellow Brick Road Casino is due to open in the spring of 2015.
Posted: December 22, 2014
Rivals of Clint Halftown say he no longer represents the tribe and they want the case dismissed.
Posted: December 18, 2014
Tribes lost out to non-Indian developers in three regions across the state.
Posted: December 18, 2014
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