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Seneca Nation accuses state of violating Class III casino compact

The Seneca Nation says the state of New York has violated its Class III gaming compact.

The tribe says the state has allowed non-Indian gaming facilities. So the tribe won't make revenue-sharing payments any longer.

"We're gonna stand up we're gonna fight and defend our sovereignty and our treaties," council member J.C. Seneca told WIVB.

The compact requires the tribe to share 25 percent of slot machine revenues with the state in exchange for exclusivity for Class III games.

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