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Seneca Nation enters arbitration with New York over revenue sharing dispute
Compacts | New York
Seneca Nation enters arbitration with New York over revenue sharing dispute (November 22, 2017)
The Seneca Nation has already shared $1.4 billion in gaming revenues with New York and the state wants more.

Seneca Nation prepares for arbitration in gaming dispute with state of New York
Compacts | New York
Seneca Nation prepares for arbitration in gaming dispute with state of New York (September 21, 2017)
The Seneca Nation is eager to start arbitration proceedings in a Class III gaming dispute with the state of New York.

Seneca Nation heads to arbitration for Class III gaming compact in New York
Compacts | New York
Seneca Nation heads to arbitration for Class III gaming compact in New York (September 11, 2017)
The Seneca Nation has shared $1.4 billion in revenues with New York but apparently that isn't enough for the state.

Seneca Nation slams governor of New York for repeatedly putting off gaming meetings
Compacts | Meetings | New York
Seneca Nation slams governor of New York for repeatedly putting off gaming meetings (August 23, 2017)
The Seneca Nation is firing back at the governor of New York for refusing to sit down and discuss gaming issues.

Governor of New York refuses to meet with Seneca Nation amid gaming dispute
Compacts | Litigation | New York
Governor of New York refuses to meet with Seneca Nation amid gaming dispute (August 21, 2017)
Tensions between the state of New York and the Seneca Nation are rising amid a revenue sharing dispute.

Seneca Nation plans meeting with state to discuss future of gaming compact
Compacts | Meetings | New York
Seneca Nation plans meeting with state to discuss future of gaming compact (August 9, 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.

Seneca Nation willing to talk to state as gaming payments come to end
Compacts | New York
Seneca Nation willing to talk to state as gaming payments come to end (July 5, 2017)
After sharing $1.2 billion with the state of New York over 14 years, the Seneca Nation has stopping payments.

Seneca Nation gaming corporation announces new top executive
New York
Seneca Nation gaming corporation announces new top executive (June 1, 2017)
Holly Gagnon has been named the top gaming executive for the Seneca Nation.

John Kane: Nothing is simple for tribes when dealing with New York
New York | Opinion
John Kane: Nothing is simple for tribes when dealing with New York (May 2, 2017)
Is counting on the Seneca gaming revenue ignorance, arrogance or intimidation?

Ernie Stevens: Seneca Nation keeps commitment to its neighbors
New York | Opinion
Ernie Stevens: Seneca Nation keeps commitment to its neighbors (April 17, 2017)
Final payment of the Seneca Nation compact with New York has been made, but being a good neighbor to the communities is ongoing.

Seneca Nation ends casino payments after sending $1.4B to state of New York
Compacts | New York
Seneca Nation ends casino payments after sending $1.4B to state of New York (March 24, 2017)
'Our obligation to the state ended,' President Todd Gates announced at a press conference.

John Kane: Seneca Nation money train coming to an end in New York
Compacts | New York | Opinion
John Kane: Seneca Nation money train coming to an end in New York (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?

Seneca Nation on track to complete $40M expansion at casino
New York | Openings & Closings
Seneca Nation on track to complete $40M expansion at casino (October 27, 2016)
The Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino in downtown Buffalo, New York, is seeing a 57,000 square-foot addition.

Seneca Nation stopped paying $17M a year for casino police service
Compacts | New York
Seneca Nation stopped paying $17M a year for casino police service (August 23, 2016)
The tribe walked away from the arrangement in 2011 and local agencies are picking up the slack.

Supreme Court won't hear long-running Seneca Nation casino case
Litigation | NIGC | New York
Supreme Court won't hear long-running Seneca Nation casino case (May 31, 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.

9th Circuit won't rehear Tohono O'odham Nation gaming case
Litigation | Openings & Closings
9th Circuit won't rehear Tohono O'odham Nation gaming case (May 24, 2016)
The development sets the stage for a potential appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Supreme Court delays review of Seneca Nation land case again
Litigation | NIGC | New York
Supreme Court delays review of Seneca Nation land case again (May 23, 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.

Former Seneca Nation gaming official jets around world after plea
New York
Former Seneca Nation gaming official jets around world after plea (May 20, 2016)
Since coming under indictment, Bergal Mitchell III has been to Canada, Mexico, Finland, Italy and Greece.

Supreme Court takes up petition in Seneca Nation land case again
Land Acquisitions | Litigation | NIGC | New York
Supreme Court takes up petition in Seneca Nation land case again (May 18, 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.

Supreme Court delays action on Seneca Nation gaming land case
Land Acquisitions | Litigation | NIGC | New York
Supreme Court delays action on Seneca Nation gaming land case (May 16, 2016)
Without explanation, the justices delayed the consideration of a petition that questions whether the Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino is legal.

Seneca Nation celebrates milestone for $40M gaming expansion
New York | Openings & Closings
Seneca Nation celebrates milestone for $40M gaming expansion (May 12, 2016)
The final steel beam was placed on the new structure at the Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino in Buffalo, New York.

Supreme Court considers petition in Seneca Nation casino dispute
Land Acquisitions | Litigation | NIGC | New York
Supreme Court considers petition in Seneca Nation casino dispute (May 11, 2016)
Opponents have been questioning the legality of the Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino in downtown Buffalo, New York, for years.

Seneca Nation in early discussions for off-reservation casino plan
Business Deals | Casino Stalker | New York
Seneca Nation in early discussions for off-reservation casino plan (April 15, 2016)
A developer said the tribe wants to finance a casino and performing arts center in Rochester, New York.

Seneca Nation faces fire over gas station and store at casino site
New York | Openings & Closings
Seneca Nation faces fire over gas station and store at casino site (March 15, 2016)
Some local officials and business leaders in Niagara Falls, New York, are worried about lower gasoline and tobacco prices.

Seneca Nation begins work on $40M gaming expansion project
New York | Openings & Closings
Seneca Nation begins work on $40M gaming expansion project (January 14, 2016)
The Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino in downtown Buffalo, New York, will be seeing a two-level, 57,000 square-foot addition.

Sault Tribe faces hurdles with off-reservation gaming projects
Casino Stalker | Compacts | Land Acquisitions | Litigation
Sault Tribe faces hurdles with off-reservation gaming projects (September 18, 2015)
More lawsuits are expected if the Bureau of Indian Affairs ever approves the tribe's land-into-trust applications.

Seneca Nation wins decision in off-reservation gaming lawsuit
Land Acquisitions | Litigation | Openings & Closings
Seneca Nation wins decision in off-reservation gaming lawsuit (September 16, 2015)
The tribe is pursuing a $40 million expansion of the Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino in downtown Buffalo, New York.

Seneca Nation grows land holdings at off-reservation casino
Land Acquisitions | New York
Seneca Nation grows land holdings at off-reservation casino (September 14, 2015)
The tribe acquired several properties worth more than $3.2 million around the Seneca Niagara Resort and Casino in Niagara Falls, New York.

Seneca Nation plans $40M expansion of off-reservation casino
New York | Openings & Closings
Seneca Nation plans $40M expansion of off-reservation casino (August 31, 2015)
The Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino will see a 28,500 square-foot, two-story addition that's due to open in early 2017.

Seneca Nation honors boxing great Sully Huff at casino match
New York
Seneca Nation honors boxing great Sully Huff at casino match (June 26, 2015)
The late former council member started the Iroquois Boxing Club to share the sport with his fellow Senecas.

Former Seneca Nation gaming executive pleads in land case
Business Deals | Land Acquisitions | New York
Former Seneca Nation gaming executive pleads in land case (June 23, 2015)
Bergal Mitchell III admitted he took $338,000 from a fraudulent land purchase.

Former Seneca Nation gaming executive set for hearing in case
Business Deals | New York
Former Seneca Nation gaming executive set for hearing in case (June 22, 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.

Sen. McCain claims authority on Tohono O'odham Nation casino bid
Legislation | Openings & Closings
Sen. McCain claims authority on Tohono O'odham Nation casino bid (June 15, 2015)
The lawmaker sponsored two key laws that have given rise to a controversial casino in the Phoenix, Arizona, area.

Public school finally gets share of Seneca Nation casino revenue
Compacts | New York
Public school finally gets share of Seneca Nation casino revenue (February 12, 2015)
The city of Salamanca was withholding the money due to confusion about gaming revenues and the federal Impact Aid program.

Column: Tribes concerned about commercial casinos in New York
New York | Opinion
Column: Tribes concerned about commercial casinos in New York (January 22, 2015)
The tribes, understandably, fear their revenues could be adversely affected by fierce competition only a few hours away.

Seneca Nation shuffles positions on board for gaming corporation
New York | Regulation
Seneca Nation shuffles positions on board for gaming corporation (January 8, 2015)
Kevin Seneca will serve as the new chairman of the board for the corporation.

New York passes over tribes for first commercial casino licenses
New York
New York passes over tribes for first commercial casino licenses (December 18, 2014)
Tribes lost out to non-Indian developers in three regions across the state.

Seneca Nation gaming corporation refinances $379M in debt
New York
Seneca Nation gaming corporation refinances $379M in debt (November 4, 2014)
The tribe hopes to become debt free by the end of 2019.

Seneca Nation shared $13.9M in casino revenue with community
Compacts | New York
Seneca Nation shared $13.9M in casino revenue with community (August 22, 2014)
The money went to six counties and two cities, according to the New York Office of the State Comptroller.

New York set to award licenses for commercial casino this fall
Casino Stalker | New York
New York set to award licenses for commercial casino this fall (August 11, 2014)
The Seneca Nation, the Mohegan Tribe, the Seminole Tribe and the Chickasaw Nation are in the casino race as developers or managers.

Seneca Nation celebrates opening of Class II gaming facility
New York | Openings & Closings
Seneca Nation celebrates opening of Class II gaming facility (August 4, 2014)
President Barry Snyder said the casino has been operating at capacity since the doors opened on July 4.

Senate bill introduced to stop Tohono O'odham Nation casino bid
Casino Stalker | Legislation
Senate bill introduced to stop Tohono O'odham Nation casino bid (July 29, 2014)
Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona) and Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Arizona) are sponsoring the new measure.

Seneca Nation already planning for larger Class II gaming facility
New York | Openings & Closings
Seneca Nation already planning for larger Class II gaming facility (July 8, 2014)
A bigger facility is slated within three years.

Analysis: Picking the odds for New York commercial casino bids
Casino Stalker | New York
Analysis: Picking the odds for New York commercial casino bids (July 7, 2014)
The Seminole Tribe and the Mohegan Tribe are among the bidders for commercial licenses.

Seneca Nation to open Class II gaming facility on Fourth of July
New York | Openings & Closings
Seneca Nation to open Class II gaming facility on Fourth of July (July 3, 2014)
Newest casino is located near the shores of Cuba Lake.

Court won't let Seneca Nation join off-reservation casino case
Litigation | NIGC | New York
Court won't let Seneca Nation join off-reservation casino case (June 9, 2014)
The tribe instead submitted an amicus, or friend of the court, brief in long-running lawsuit.

Seneca Nation won't be financing New York commercial casino
Business Deals | New York
Seneca Nation won't be financing New York commercial casino (May 23, 2014)
The tribe intends to manage, but not invest in, the proposed development.

Seneca Nation enters commercial gaming project in New York
Business Deals | New York
Seneca Nation enters commercial gaming project in New York (May 22, 2014)
Five tribes are seeking to run commercial facilities in different regions of the state.

Seneca Nation withdraws plans for third off-reservation casino
Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions | New York
Seneca Nation withdraws plans for third off-reservation casino (May 16, 2014)
Local opposition leads tribe to drop plans for a new facility.

History: Seneca Nation rejected gaming in 1994 advisory vote
New York
History: Seneca Nation rejected gaming in 1994 advisory vote (May 15, 2014)
The Seneca Nation is a major player in New York's gaming industry but it almost didn't turn out that way.

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