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Column: New York governor bets big on commercial gamingFiled Under: New York | Opinion
Column: New York governor bets big on commercial gaming (04/28)
With $22 million already in the state coffers, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) is making a big bet on commercial gaming.

Seneca Nation sees opposition to off-reservation casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker | New York
Seneca Nation sees opposition to off-reservation casino (03/24)
The Seneca Nation of New York is seeing more opposition to its proposed off-reservation casino.

New York governor hasn't discussed casino with Seneca NationFiled Under: Compacts | New York
New York governor hasn't discussed casino with Seneca Nation (02/21)
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) said he hasn't discussed a casino with the Seneca Nation.

Seneca Nation seeing opposition to $150M casino proposalFiled Under: Casino Stalker | New York
Seneca Nation seeing opposition to $150M casino proposal (01/31)
The Seneca Nation of New York is seeing local opposition to its plan for a $150 million casino.

USET backs Cayuga Nation's right to gaming on ancestral landFiled Under: Litigation | New York
USET backs Cayuga Nation's right to gaming on ancestral land (11/11)
The United South and Eastern Tribes say the Cayuga Nation has a right to engage in gaming on its ancestral land in New York.

New York voters easily approve    non-Indian gaming  referendumFiled Under: New York
New York voters easily approve non-Indian gaming referendum (11/06)
Voters in New York easily approved a referendum to expand non-Indian gaming.

Judge sends  Oneida Nation gaming lawsuit back to state courtFiled Under: Litigation | New York
Judge sends Oneida Nation gaming lawsuit back to state court (10/31)
A federal judge sent a lawsuit that challenges a gaming agreement with the Oneida Nation back to New York state court.

Opponents of New York gaming referendum lack big campaign Filed Under: New York
Opponents of New York gaming referendum lack big campaign (10/22)
Opponents of a referendum to expand non-Indian gaming in New York are being outspent by supporters.

Shutdown delays Oneida Nation casino settlement in New YorkFiled Under: New York | Opinion
Shutdown delays Oneida Nation casino settlement in New York (10/11)
The shutdown of the federal government has delayed resolution of a gaming and land settlement between the Oneida Nation and the state of New York.

Communities receive $34.5M in Seneca Nation gaming fundsFiled Under: Compacts | New York
Communities receive $34.5M in Seneca Nation gaming funds (10/08)
Communities in western New York received $34.5 million in gaming revenues thanks to the Seneca Nation.

New York  estimates  $430M   annually  from non-Indian casinosFiled Under: Compacts | New York
New York estimates $430M annually from non-Indian casinos (10/03)
Four non-Indian casinos will generate $430 million a year, according to the New York State Division of the Budget.

NCPR: New York governor to campaign for casino referendumFiled Under: New York
NCPR: New York governor to campaign for casino referendum (09/25)
Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) will campaign for a referendum that authorizes as many a seven non-Indian casinos.

New York non-Indian gaming referendum set in positive lightFiled Under: Compacts | New York
New York non-Indian gaming referendum set in positive light (09/12)
Government watchdogs and casino opponents in New York are questioning the way a non-Indian gaming referendum is being presented on the November ballot.

Towns go to court to fight    Oneida Nation's  gaming agreementFiled Under: Litigation | New York
Towns go to court to fight Oneida Nation's gaming agreement (08/21)
Two towns in New York are challenging a gaming agreement between Oneida Nation and Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D).

Seneca Nation looking to develop third off-reservation casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker | New York
Seneca Nation looking to develop third off-reservation casino (08/21)
The Seneca Nation is exploring plans for another off-reservation casino in New York.

Cayuga Nation goes to court   over    Oneida Nation gaming dealFiled Under: Litigation | New York
Cayuga Nation goes to court over Oneida Nation gaming deal (08/12)
The Cayuga Nation was in court on Friday to dispute a gaming deal between the Oneida Nation and the state of New York.

Seneca Nation shares $349M in gaming revenues with stateFiled Under: Compacts | New York
Seneca Nation shares $349M in gaming revenues with state (08/02)
The Seneca Nation shared $349 million in gaming revenues with the state of New York, with three communities receiving big checks in long-awaited funds. The tribe withheld more than $550 million as part of a dispute over exclusivity provisions in...

Editorial: State must come to table for Cayuga Nation gamingFiled Under: New York | Opinion
Editorial: State must come to table for Cayuga Nation gaming (07/31)
Newspaper calls on New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) to resolve gaming issues with the Cayuga Nation: Shortly after the Oneidas' deal was announced, the Cayuga Indian Nation of New York began legal maneuvers to block the exclusivity provision, saying...

Seneca Nation to distribute overdue casino revenue paymentsFiled Under: Compacts | New York
Seneca Nation to distribute overdue casino revenue payments (07/31)
The Seneca Nation will host New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) today to mark the end of a gaming revenue dispute.

St. Regis Mohawk Tribe sends gaming revenue to communitiesFiled Under: Compacts | New York
St. Regis Mohawk Tribe sends gaming revenue to communities (07/31)
The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe is once again sharing gaming revenues with communities in New York.

Column: Gaming deals with  tribes in  New York  are far from finalFiled Under: New York | Opinion
Column: Gaming deals with tribes in New York are far from final (07/29)
Columnist provides update on gaming deals with the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe, the Oneida Nation and the Seneca Nation:

Judge considers arguments over Oneida Nation casino zoneFiled Under: Compacts | Litigation | New York
Judge considers arguments over Oneida Nation casino zone (07/25)
A federal judge will hold a hearing next month in a gaming dispute involving the Oneida Nation, the Cayuga Nation and the state of New York. The Oneida Nation and Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) reached an agreement in which the...

Opinion: Non-Indian gaming doesn't operate in the free marketFiled Under: New York | Opinion
Opinion: Non-Indian gaming doesn't operate in the free market (07/09)
Writer wonders whether expansion of non-Indian gaming will benefit communities in the Catskills: Last month, the New York State Legislature and Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo agreed on a deal to give the town a shot at one of the state’s...

Editorial:  New York governor pulls fast one on gaming measureFiled Under: New York | Opinion
Editorial: New York governor pulls fast one on gaming measure (07/08)
Newspaper questions how Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) pushed through gaming bills at the last minute in the New York Legislature: Someday, students of Machiavellian political maneuvering will read about Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s push to legalize casino gambling in New York...

Session extended for vote on non-Indian gaming in New YorkFiled Under: Compacts | Connecticut | Legislation | Litigation | New York
Session extended for vote on non-Indian gaming in New York (06/21)
The New York Legislature extended its session an additional day in order to vote on a bill that puts a non-Indian gaming referendum on the November ballot. The proposal authorizes four casinos, including two in the Catskills region, according to...

Vote planned on expansion of non-Indian gaming in New YorkFiled Under: New York
Vote planned on expansion of non-Indian gaming in New York (06/20)
Seneca Nation President Barry Snyder Sr. and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) announce gaming agreement in Niagara Falls. June 13, 2013. Photo Governor's Office The New York Legislature is set to approve legislation that would put a non-Indian gaming...

Opinion: Reject 'corrupt' casino agreement with Oneida NationFiled Under: Compacts | New York | Opinion
Opinion: Reject 'corrupt' casino agreement with Oneida Nation (06/19)
State lawmaker calls for rejection of gaming and land agreement between the Oneida Nation and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D): Cuomo's deal would only entrench the injustice done to taxpayers of New York and empower the Casino Oneidas and...

Editorial: Seneca Nation got serious about ending gaming feudFiled Under: Compacts | New York | Opinion
Editorial: Seneca Nation got serious about ending gaming feud (06/19)
Seneca Nation President Barry Snyder Sr. and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) announce gaming agreement in Niagara Falls. June 13, 2013. Photo Governor's Office Why did it take the Seneca Nation and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) so...

New York governor faces deadline for non-Indian gaming billFiled Under: Compacts | Legislation | New York
New York governor faces deadline for non-Indian gaming bill (06/17)
Seneca Nation President Barry Snyder Sr. and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) announce gaming agreement in Niagara Falls. June 13, 2013. Photo Governor's Office New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) has until Thursday to push his non-Indian gaming...

Seneca Nation ends dispute over Class III gaming compactFiled Under: Compacts | New York
Seneca Nation ends dispute over Class III gaming compact (06/14)
The Seneca Nation and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) announced a settlement to their Class III gaming compact dispute.

Cayuga Nation disputes Oneida Nation gaming deal in courtFiled Under: Compacts | Litigation | New York
Cayuga Nation disputes Oneida Nation gaming deal in court (06/13)
The Cayuga Nation went to court on Wednesday to challenge a gaming agreement between the Oneida Nation and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D). Cuomo promised the Oneida Nation a 10-county region of exclusivity in the agreement. The Cayuga Nation's...

Seneca Nation reportedly near settlement in gaming disputeFiled Under: Compacts | New York
Seneca Nation reportedly near settlement in gaming dispute (06/13)
The Seneca Nation is reportedly near a settlement over its Class III gaming compact. President Barry Snyder Sr. traveled to the state capitol on Wednesday to meet with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D), The Albany Times Union reported. At...

Mashantucket Tribe faces competition for   casino in CatskillsFiled Under: Connecticut | New York
Mashantucket Tribe faces competition for casino in Catskills (06/12)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut faces competition for a potential commercial casino in the Catskills. The tribe announced plans for a $500 million casino on a 500-acre site in Liberty. But at least three other groups -- including...

Opinion: New York tribes should pay taxes on casino revenueFiled Under: New York | Opinion
Opinion: New York tribes should pay taxes on casino revenue (06/10)
Writer says St. Regis Mohawk Tribe and the Oneida Nation should be paying "taxes" on their gaming revenues: Why should the Oneida and Mohawk Indian tribes be rewarded with exclusive franchises as a result of their reluctance to pay taxes,...

WBFO: Non-Indian casino bid puts pressure on Seneca NationFiled Under: Compacts | Legislation | New York
WBFO: Non-Indian casino bid puts pressure on Seneca Nation (06/07)
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) puts pressure on Seneca Nation to resolve gaming dispute: After months of talking, Governor Cuomo has finally released his proposal for expanding casino gambling, with hundreds of pages of legal sections. The governor is...

New York governor proposes bill for three commercial casinosFiled Under: Compacts | Legislation | New York
New York governor proposes bill for three commercial casinos (06/06)
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) introduced legislation to authorize three commercial casinos in the state. The bill opens Seneca Nation territory to non-Indian development. The Class III gaming compact guarantees exclusivity but the tribe is withholding about $600 million...

Seneca Nation presses state to honor exclusivity in casino pactFiled Under: Compacts | New York
Seneca Nation presses state to honor exclusivity in casino pact (06/05)
Seneca Nation leaders went to the New York State Capitol on Tuesday to lobby lawmakers on gaming issues. The tribe is in arbitration with the state over exclusivity provisions in its Class III gaming compact. The talks aren't completed but...

Editorial: Put New York City in expansion of non-Indian gamingFiled Under: New York | Opinion
Editorial: Put New York City in expansion of non-Indian gaming (06/05)
A casino for New York City: Gov. Andrew Cuomo is pushing for a constitutional amendment to "legalize" casino gambling by approving up to seven non-Indian casino licenses. His plan has passed the legislature once and must pass it again before...

Editorial: Governor moved too quickly on tribal gaming dealsFiled Under: New York | Opinion
Editorial: Governor moved too quickly on tribal gaming deals (05/30)
Newspaper questions gaming exclusivity deals negotiated by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) for the Oneida Nation and the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe: Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently pressured the leadership of the Oneida Indian Nation and the St. Regis-Mohawk Tribe...

St. Regis Mohawk Tribe holds onto $30M in gaming disputeFiled Under: Compacts | New York
St. Regis Mohawk Tribe holds onto $30M in gaming dispute (05/28)
The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe is placing $30 million in gaming revenues in escrow as part of an agreement with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D). The tribe agreed to pay $30 million right away to settle a dispute over...

Editorial: Unresolved issues in  Mohawk gaming agreementFiled Under: Compacts | New York | Opinion
Editorial: Unresolved issues in Mohawk gaming agreement (05/27)
Newspaper says gaming agreement between St. Regis Mohawk Tribe and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) leaves some issues unresolved: The agreement announced Tuesday between New York state and the St. Regis Mohawk tribe over sharing revenue from its casino...

Governor says  Seneca Nation gaming talks going 'nowhere'Filed Under: Compacts | New York
Governor says Seneca Nation gaming talks going 'nowhere' (05/24)
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) said gaming talks with the Seneca Nation are going "nowhere." The tribe has withheld an estimated $600 million from the state due to a dispute over exclusivity provisions in the Class III gaming compact....

Cayuga Nation objects to Oneida Nation gaming exclusivityFiled Under: Compacts | New York
Cayuga Nation objects to Oneida Nation gaming exclusivity (05/24)
The Cayuga Nation is objecting to a gaming agreement between Oneida Nation and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D). Cuomo promised the Oneida Nation a 10-county region of exclusivity. The Cayuga Nation's land base falls within that region. "The Governor’s...

Editorial: Governor makes tribes 'pay their bills' on gamingFiled Under: Compacts | New York | Opinion
Editorial: Governor makes tribes 'pay their bills' on gaming (05/24)
Newspaper praises New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) for making the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe and the Oneida Nation "pay their bills" with gaming agreements: Issues with New York’s tribes, including collection of taxes on cigarettes and payments on gaming...

Seneca Nation standing alone in gaming compact disputeFiled Under: Compacts | New York
Seneca Nation standing alone in gaming compact dispute (05/23)
The Seneca Nation is standing alone in its Class III gaming compact dispute with the state of New York. The tribe has withheld an estimated $600 million in gaming revenues from the state due to a dispute over exclusivity provisions...

Ray Halbritter: Gaming  deal paves way to a  brighter futureFiled Under: New York | Opinion
Ray Halbritter: Gaming deal paves way to a brighter future (05/22)
Oneida Nation Representative Ray Halbritter on gaming deal with the state of New York: There is a sacred Native American proverb that says "We will be known forever by the tracks we leave." These are words that are particularly poignant...

Editorial: Seneca Nation  compact dispute needs resolutionFiled Under: Compacts | New York | Opinion
Editorial: Seneca Nation compact dispute needs resolution (05/22)
Newspaper calls on New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) and the Seneca Nation to grow up and resolve their Class III gaming compact dispute: On the very day the Oneida deal was announced, Cuomo felt the need to twist the...

St. Regis Mohawk Tribe pays $30M to end  compact disputeFiled Under: Compacts | New York
St. Regis Mohawk Tribe pays $30M to end compact dispute (05/22)
The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe agreed to pay $30 million to the state of New York to end a Class III gaming compact dispute. The tribe stopped sharing revenues in 2010 after accusing the state of violating exclusivity provisions in...

Oneida Nation didn't feel threatened by governor on gamingFiled Under: Compacts | New York
Oneida Nation didn't feel threatened by governor on gaming (05/20)
The Oneida Nation didn't feel threatened by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D), who has pushed for an expansion of non-Indian gaming, tribal Representative Ray Halbritter said. The tribe negotiated a new Class III gaming compact that includes revenue sharing...

Oneida Nation negotiates a new Class III gaming compactFiled Under: Compacts | New York
Oneida Nation negotiates a new Class III gaming compact (05/16)
The Oneida Nation has reached a new Class III gaming compact with the state of New York, according to news reports. The tribe has agreed to share 25 percent of slot machine revenues with the state. In exchange, the compact...

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