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9th Circuit won't rehear Tohono O'odham Nation gaming caseFiled Under: Litigation | Openings and Closings
9th Circuit won't rehear Tohono O'odham Nation gaming case (05/24)
The development sets the stage for a potential appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Supreme Court delays review of Seneca Nation land case againFiled Under: Litigation | NIGC
Supreme Court delays review of Seneca Nation land case again (05/23)
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 pleaFiled Under: New York
Former Seneca Nation gaming official jets around world after plea (05/20)
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 againFiled Under: Land Acquisitions | Litigation | NIGC | New York
Supreme Court takes up petition in Seneca Nation land case again (05/18)
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 caseFiled Under: Land Acquisitions | Litigation | NIGC | New York
Supreme Court delays action on Seneca Nation gaming land case (05/16)
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 expansionFiled Under: New York | Openings and Closings
Seneca Nation celebrates milestone for $40M gaming expansion (05/12)
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 disputeFiled Under: Land Acquisitions | Litigation | NIGC | New York
Supreme Court considers petition in Seneca Nation casino dispute (05/11)
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 planFiled Under: Business Deals | Casino Stalker | New York
Seneca Nation in early discussions for off-reservation casino plan (04/15)
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 siteFiled Under: New York | Openings and Closings
Seneca Nation faces fire over gas station and store at casino site (03/15)
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 projectFiled Under: New York | Openings and Closings
Seneca Nation begins work on $40M gaming expansion project (01/14)
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 projectsFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Compacts | Land Acquisitions | Litigation
Sault Tribe faces hurdles with off-reservation gaming projects (09/18)
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 lawsuitFiled Under: Land Acquisitions | Litigation | Openings and Closings
Seneca Nation wins decision in off-reservation gaming lawsuit (09/16)
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 casinoFiled Under: Land Acquisitions | New York
Seneca Nation grows land holdings at off-reservation casino (09/14)
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 casinoFiled Under: New York | Openings and Closings
Seneca Nation plans $40M expansion of off-reservation casino (08/31)
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 matchFiled Under: New York
Seneca Nation honors boxing great Sully Huff at casino match (06/26)
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 caseFiled Under: Business Deals | Land Acquisitions | New York
Former Seneca Nation gaming executive pleads in land case (06/23)
Bergal Mitchell III admitted he took $338,000 from a fraudulent land purchase.

Former Seneca Nation gaming executive set for hearing in caseFiled Under: Business Deals | New York
Former Seneca Nation gaming executive set for hearing in case (06/22)
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 bidFiled Under: Legislation | Openings and Closings
Sen. McCain claims authority on Tohono O'odham Nation casino bid (06/15)
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 revenueFiled Under: Compacts | New York
Public school finally gets share of Seneca Nation casino revenue (02/12)
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 YorkFiled Under: New York | Opinion
Column: Tribes concerned about commercial casinos in New York (01/22)
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 corporationFiled Under: New York | Regulation
Seneca Nation shuffles positions on board for gaming corporation (01/08)
Kevin Seneca will serve as the new chairman of the board for the corporation.

New York passes over tribes for first commercial casino licensesFiled Under: New York
New York passes over tribes for first commercial casino licenses (12/18)
Tribes lost out to non-Indian developers in three regions across the state.

Seneca Nation gaming corporation refinances $379M in debtFiled Under: New York
Seneca Nation gaming corporation refinances $379M in debt (11/04)
The tribe hopes to become debt free by the end of 2019.

Seneca Nation shared $13.9M in casino revenue with community">Filed Under: Compacts | New York
Seneca Nation shared $13.9M in casino revenue with community (08/22)
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">Filed Under: Casino Stalker | New York
New York set to award licenses for commercial casino this fall (08/11)
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">Filed Under: New York | Openings and Closings
Seneca Nation celebrates opening of Class II gaming facility (08/04)
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 bidFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Legislation
Senate bill introduced to stop Tohono O'odham Nation casino bid (07/29)
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 ">Filed Under: New York | Openings and Closings
Seneca Nation already planning for larger Class II gaming facility (07/08)
A bigger facility is slated within three years.

Analysis: Picking the odds for New York commercial casino bids">Filed Under: Casino Stalker | New York
Analysis: Picking the odds for New York commercial casino bids (07/07)
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">Filed Under: New York | Openings and Closings
Seneca Nation to open Class II gaming facility on Fourth of July (07/03)
Newest casino is located near the shores of Cuba Lake.

Court won't let Seneca Nation join off-reservation casino caseFiled Under: Litigation | NIGC | New York
Court won't let Seneca Nation join off-reservation casino case (06/09)
Tribe instead submits amicus brief in long-running lawsuit.

Seneca Nation won't be financing New York commercial casinoFiled Under: Business Deals | New York
Seneca Nation won't be financing New York commercial casino (05/23)
Tribe will manage, but not invest in, the proposed development.

Seneca Nation enters commercial gaming project in New YorkFiled Under: Business Deals | New York
Seneca Nation enters commercial gaming project in New York (05/22)
Five tribes are seeking to run commercial facilities in different regions of the state.

Seneca Nation withdraws plans for third off-reservation casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions | New York
Seneca Nation withdraws plans for third off-reservation casino (05/16)
Local opposition leads tribe to drop plans for a new facility.

History: Seneca Nation rejected gaming in 1994 advisory voteFiled Under: New York
History: Seneca Nation rejected gaming in 1994 advisory vote (05/15)
The Seneca Nation is a major player in New York's gaming industry but it almost didn't turn out that way.

Seneca Nation holds job fair for 120 positions at gaming facilityFiled Under: New York | Openings and Closings
Seneca Nation holds job fair for 120 positions at gaming facility (05/14)
The Seneca Nation of New York is holding a casino job fair tomorrow.

Seneca Nation celebrates 10th birthday of reservation casinoFiled Under: New York | Openings and Closings
Seneca Nation celebrates 10th birthday of reservation casino (05/01)
The Seneca Nation of New York is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its reservation casino.

Seneca Nation to hire 40 people for new Class II gaming facilityFiled Under: New York | Openings and Closings | Public Relations
Seneca Nation to hire 40 people for new Class II gaming facility (04/29)
The Seneca Nation of New York is holding a casino job fair today.

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.

Seneca Nation calls vote on off-reservation casino prematureFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions | New York
Seneca Nation calls vote on off-reservation casino premature (03/20)
As expected, the town board in Henrietta, New York, passed a resolution on Wednesday to oppose a Seneca Nation off-reservation casino.

Seneca Nation faces opposition to off-reservation casino bidFiled Under: Casino Stalker | New York
Seneca Nation faces opposition to off-reservation casino bid (03/19)
The Seneca Nation is boycotting a meeting in the town of Henrietta, New York, where the board is likely to vote against a potential off-reservation casino.

Editorial: Long odds in fight against new Seneca Nation casinoFiled Under: New York | Opinion
Editorial: Long odds in fight against new Seneca Nation casino (03/10)
Newspaper doesn't think state of New York can say no to another Seneca Nation off-reservation casino.

Seneca Nation acquires land for potential off-reservation casinoFiled Under: Land Acquisitions | New York
Seneca Nation acquires land for potential off-reservation casino (03/04)
The Seneca Nation paid $2.7 million to acquire 32 acres for a potential 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 sees opposition to off-reservation casino projectFiled Under: Casino Stalker | New York
Seneca Nation sees opposition to off-reservation casino project (02/20)
The Seneca Nation has yet to announce details for its latest off-reservation casino but residents of Henrietta, New York, are hoping to put a stop to the project.

Seneca Nation to acquire land for new off-reservation casinoFiled Under: Land Acquisitions | New York
Seneca Nation to acquire land for new off-reservation casino (02/06)
The Seneca Nation plans to acquire land in Henrietta, New York, for a new off-reservation casino.

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.

Seneca Nation almost finished with $26M casino renovationFiled Under: New York | Openings and Closings
Seneca Nation almost finished with $26M casino renovation (12/12)
The Seneca Nation of New York is almost done with a $26 million casino renovation project.

Seneca Nation making  plans for new Class II gaming facilityFiled Under: New York | Openings and Closings
Seneca Nation making plans for new Class II gaming facility (11/22)
The Seneca Nation of New York plans to open a Class II gaming facility.

Opponents launch appeal in Seneca Nation gaming lawsuitFiled Under: Litigation | New York
Opponents launch appeal in Seneca Nation gaming lawsuit (11/12)
Gaming opponents are still trying to shut down the off-reservation casino operated by the Seneca Nation of New York.

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