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President Trump's Indian gaming pick up for confirmation hearing

President Trump's Indian gaming pick up for confirmation hearing (July 23, 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.

Lawmakers in New York consider yet another expansion of non-Indian gaming

Lawmakers in New York consider yet another expansion of non-Indian gaming (March 20, 2019)

Non-Indian developers are waving big dollar signs in front of lawmakers in New York.

St. Regis Mohawk Tribe breaks ground on brewery at casino

St. Regis Mohawk Tribe breaks ground on brewery at casino (August 6, 2018)

The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe is opening a brewery at its casino, the first of its kind in New York.

Mohawk Council of Kahnawake takes action on online gaming

Mohawk Council of Kahnawake takes action on online gaming (September 28, 2016)

The decision came after extended talks with the state of New Jersey about illegal gambling websites.

Donald Trump approved Indian gaming attack ads in New York

Donald Trump approved Indian gaming attack ads in New York (June 30, 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.

Spokane Tribe joins small group with off-reservation casino ruling

Spokane Tribe joins small group with off-reservation casino ruling (June 9, 2016)

Off-reservation casino proposals generate a lot of controversy but they are still exceedingly rare in Indian Country.

Donald Trump's long and strained relationship with Indian gaming

Donald Trump's long and strained relationship with Indian gaming (May 19, 2016)

If the presumptive GOP nominee wins the presidency, he will hold considerable sway over the $28.5 billion and growing tribal casino industry.

Editorial: New commercial casino won't hurt St. Regis Mohawk Tribe

Editorial: New commercial casino won't hurt St. Regis Mohawk Tribe (May 5, 2016)

For those who enjoy gambling, the Akwesasne Casino fills the bill.

Donald Trump tried to bully his way into New York tribe's casino bid

Donald Trump tried to bully his way into New York tribe's casino bid (April 18, 2016)

After the developers refused to bring the Republican presidential candidate on board, he ran racist ads against the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe.

St. Regis Mohawk Tribe sends fewer gaming funds to communities

St. Regis Mohawk Tribe sends fewer gaming funds to communities (February 9, 2016)

St. Lawrence County in New York is seeing a decline in its share of revenues from the tribe.

St. Regis Mohawk Tribe announces general manager for casino

St. Regis Mohawk Tribe announces general manager for casino (November 3, 2015)

Shannon Keel comes to the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino and Resort with more than 10 years of senior-level casino resort management experience.

Donald Trump not shy with invoking race when it comes to tribes

Donald Trump not shy with invoking race when it comes to tribes (July 31, 2015)

The casino mogul once accused the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut of not being Indians.

St. Regis Mohawk Tribe doesn't support casino at Superfund site

St. Regis Mohawk Tribe doesn't support casino at Superfund site (August 14, 2014)

The proposal for a casino at a site adjacent to the reservation is a no-go.

Businessman wants casino to benefit St. Regis Mohawk Tribe

Businessman wants casino to benefit St. Regis Mohawk Tribe (August 11, 2014)

The facility would be located on a 270-acre Superfund adjacent to the reservation.

Iipay Nation puts Internet gaming servers on Mohawk reserve

Iipay Nation puts Internet gaming servers on Mohawk reserve (July 25, 2014)

Primary servers are on the reserve in Quebec, Canada, and secondary servers are on the reservation in the U.S.

St. Regis Mohawk Tribe concerned about potential gaming site

St. Regis Mohawk Tribe concerned about potential gaming site (July 24, 2014)

The tribe was promised regional exclusivity in exchange for sharing revenues with the state.

St. Regis Mohawk Tribe reports record day for jackpots at casino

St. Regis Mohawk Tribe reports record day for jackpots at casino (June 25, 2014)

More than $208,000 was paid to 58 gamblers at the casino.

Mohawk man in casino case was with dying daughter in Canada

Mohawk man in casino case was with dying daughter in Canada (June 20, 2014)

Iewaras Gray died on June 4 at the age of 16. She suffered from leukemia.

Judge dismisses charges in unauthorized Mohawk gaming case

Judge dismisses charges in unauthorized Mohawk gaming case (June 19, 2014)

The Three Feathers Casino was shut down by federal authorities in September 2012.

Mohawk man faces retrial over unauthorized gaming facility

Mohawk man faces retrial over unauthorized gaming facility (January 30, 2014)

A man accused of operating a casino that was not authorized by the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe of New York is due to go to trial in May.

Charles Kader: Verdict in Mohawk casino case a victory for all

Charles Kader: Verdict in Mohawk casino case a victory for all (December 18, 2013)

Charles Kader discusses the acquittal of three men who were charged for operating a casino that was not authorized by the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe of New York.

New York voters easily approve    non-Indian gaming  referendum

New York voters easily approve non-Indian gaming referendum (November 6, 2013)

Voters in New York easily approved a referendum to expand non-Indian gaming.

Four   on trial over  unauthorized casino on Mohawk Reservation

Four on trial over unauthorized casino on Mohawk Reservation (November 5, 2013)

Four men are on trial for operating a casino that not authorized by the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe of New York

Poll shows support for New York non-Indian casino referendum

Poll shows support for New York non-Indian casino referendum (October 29, 2013)

A majority of voters in New York City support a referendum to expand non-Indian gaming in the state.

Opponents of New York gaming referendum lack big campaign

Opponents of New York gaming referendum lack big campaign (October 22, 2013)

Opponents of a referendum to expand non-Indian gaming in New York are being outspent by supporters.

County eyes remainder of St. Regis Mohawk Tribe gaming funds

County eyes remainder of St. Regis Mohawk Tribe gaming funds (October 17, 2013)

The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe is once again sharing gaming revenues with communities in New York but one county is weighing litigation.

Gaming interests spent $59M amid     expansion bid in New York

Gaming interests spent $59M amid expansion bid in New York (October 15, 2013)

Gaming interests, including tribes and non-Indian companies, have spent $59 million in New York since 2005.

New York  estimates  $430M   annually  from non-Indian casinos

New York estimates $430M annually from non-Indian casinos (October 3, 2013)

Four non-Indian casinos will generate $430 million a year, according to the New York State Division of the Budget.

New York non-Indian gaming referendum set in positive light

New York non-Indian gaming referendum set in positive light (September 12, 2013)

Government watchdogs and casino opponents in New York are questioning the way a non-Indian gaming referendum is being presented on the November ballot.

St. Regis Mohawk Tribe sends gaming revenue to communities

St. Regis Mohawk Tribe sends gaming revenue to communities (July 31, 2013)

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 final

Column: Gaming deals with tribes in New York are far from final (July 29, 2013)

Columnist provides update on gaming deals with the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe, the Oneida Nation and the Seneca Nation:

Editorial:  New York governor pulls fast one on gaming measure

Editorial: New York governor pulls fast one on gaming measure (July 8, 2013)

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 York

Session extended for vote on non-Indian gaming in New York (June 21, 2013)

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 York

Vote planned on expansion of non-Indian gaming in New York (June 20, 2013)

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...

New York governor faces deadline for non-Indian gaming bill

New York governor faces deadline for non-Indian gaming bill (June 17, 2013)

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...

Opinion: New York tribes should pay taxes on casino revenue

Opinion: New York tribes should pay taxes on casino revenue (June 10, 2013)

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,...

New York governor proposes bill for three commercial casinos

New York governor proposes bill for three commercial casinos (June 6, 2013)

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...

Editorial: Governor moved too quickly on tribal gaming deals

Editorial: Governor moved too quickly on tribal gaming deals (May 30, 2013)

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 dispute

St. Regis Mohawk Tribe holds onto $30M in gaming dispute (May 28, 2013)

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 agreement

Editorial: Unresolved issues in Mohawk gaming agreement (May 27, 2013)

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...

Editorial: Governor makes tribes 'pay their bills' on gaming

Editorial: Governor makes tribes 'pay their bills' on gaming (May 24, 2013)

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 dispute

Seneca Nation standing alone in gaming compact dispute (May 23, 2013)

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...

St. Regis Mohawk Tribe pays $30M to end  compact dispute

St. Regis Mohawk Tribe pays $30M to end compact dispute (May 22, 2013)

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...

Column: What happened to Mohawk Tribe's Catskills casino?

Column: What happened to Mohawk Tribe's Catskills casino? (May 20, 2013)

Columnist wants to know what happened to the Catskills off-reservation casino for the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe: Ten years ago this month, then-Gov. George Pataki signed an agreement with the St. Regis Mohawks to pave the way for a $500...

New York governor threatens tribes with non-Indian gaming

New York governor threatens tribes with non-Indian gaming (May 10, 2013)

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) announces non-Indian gaming expansion plans. May 9, 2013. Photo Governor's Flickr. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) threatened tribes with an expansion of non-Indian gaming unless they shared revenues from their casinos. The...

St. Regis Mohawk Tribe celebrates $74M  expansion at casino

St. Regis Mohawk Tribe celebrates $74M expansion at casino (May 10, 2013)

The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe of New York celebrated a $74 million casino expansion. The tribe added a 150-room hotel, spa, gym and pool to the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino. The tribe also moved the Mohawk Bingo Palace, which first opened...

County to file lawsuit over St. Regis Mohawk casino revenues

County to file lawsuit over St. Regis Mohawk casino revenues (May 2, 2013)

St. Lawrence County in New York plans to file a lawsuit in hopes of securing $3 million in gaming revenues from the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe. The tribe agreed to share revenues with the state under its Class III gaming...

St. Regis Mohawk Tribe highlights benefits of casino business

St. Regis Mohawk Tribe highlights benefits of casino business (May 1, 2013)

Gaming has boosted the economy in upstate New York, leaders of the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe said. Employment on the reservation grew from 956 in 2003 to 1,616 in 2012. Wages paid to non-Indian employees alone totaled $22 million last...

Judge removes attorneys in unauthorized Mohawk casino case

Judge removes attorneys in unauthorized Mohawk casino case (April 11, 2013)

A federal judge said two attorneys cannot represent three men who are accused of operating a casino that was not authorized by the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe of New York The Kanienkehaka Longhouse’s Men’s Council hired Scott Moore and Brian...

Mohawk group defends decision to open unauthorized casino

Mohawk group defends decision to open unauthorized casino (April 5, 2013)

Five men await trial in federal court on charges that they ran a casino that was not authorized by the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe of New York. The Kanienkehaka Longhouse’s Men’s Council operated the Three Feathers Casino, a Class II...