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Former Shinnecock Nation official sentenced for cybercrime that derailed casino plan
Business Deals | New York
Former Shinnecock Nation official sentenced for cybercrime that derailed casino plan (December 13, 2017)
A former Shinnecock Nation gaming official was sentenced to probation for stealing emails from a fellow tribal citizen.

Former gaming official from Shinnecock Nation enters guilty plea
Business Deals | New York
Former gaming official from Shinnecock Nation enters guilty plea (November 1, 2016)
A cybercrime that effectively derailed the New York tribe's casino efforts is finally coming to light.

Shinnecock Nation said to be in gaming talks with Seminole Tribe
Business Deals | New York
Shinnecock Nation said to be in gaming talks with Seminole Tribe (January 5, 2015)
The Shinnecocks were partnered with another firm but that relationship appears to have come to an end.

Opinion: Shinnecock Nation's casino plans remain under cloud
New York | Opinion
Opinion: Shinnecock Nation's casino plans remain under cloud (October 24, 2014)
Recounting the trials and tribulations of the Shinnecock Nation.

Shinnecock Nation gaming partner cut $250K monthly payment
New York | Regulation
Shinnecock Nation gaming partner cut $250K monthly payment (October 1, 2014)
With casino plans up in the air, tribal members recently voted to dissolve their gaming agency.

Authorities probe blaze at Shinnecock Nation's gaming trailer
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Authorities probe blaze at Shinnecock Nation's gaming trailer (November 1, 2013)
Federal and state authorities are investigating a fire that destroyed a trailer that was being used by the Shinnecock Nation of New York for its gaming office.

Fire destroys trailer used for Shinnecock Nation gaming office
New York
Fire destroys trailer used for Shinnecock Nation gaming office (October 30, 2013)
A fire completely destroyed a trailer that the Shinnecock Nation of New York was using for its gaming activities.

Gaming interests spent $59M amid     expansion bid in New York
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 governor proposes bill for three commercial casinos
Compacts | Legislation | New York
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...

Shinnecock Nation's gaming authority a target of FBI search
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Shinnecock Nation's gaming authority a target of FBI search (May 1, 2013)
The FBI conducted a search on the Shinnecock Nation of New York this morning and targeted the tribe's gaming authority, according to news reports. FBI agents were seen at the trailer that houses the gaming authority. They also reportedly went...

Shinnecock Nation letter seeks investigation of casino deal
New York
Shinnecock Nation letter seeks investigation of casino deal (March 27, 2013)
A letter that was sent to members of the Shinnecock Nation of New York calls for an investigation into a failed casino deal. The letter was written by Lance Gumbs and Gordell Wright. They claim to be rightful trustees of...

Leader of Shinnecock Nation  cites no  recent activity  on casino
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Leader of Shinnecock Nation cites no recent activity on casino (February 15, 2013)
A leader of the Shinnecock Nation said there's been no "recent activity" on plans for a casino in Nassau County, New York. The tribe gained federal recognition in October 2010 and announced plans to open up to three casinos on...

Shinnecock Nation offered $100M to New York City for casino
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Shinnecock Nation offered $100M to New York City for casino (February 6, 2013)
The Shinnecock Nation and its gaming partner offered $100 million to buy land from New York City but Mayor Michael Bloomberg rejected the proposal. The tribe and Gateway Casino Resorts submitted the proposal back in September 2011. The $100 million...

Casino developer cuts $250K payments to Shinnecock Nation
Business Deals | New York
Casino developer cuts $250K payments to Shinnecock Nation (January 31, 2013)
A gaming developer has cut $250,000 monthly payments to the Shinnecock Nation of New York, The Southampton Press reports. Gateway Casino Resorts said it won't restore the payments until the tribe resolves a leadership dispute. Lance Gumbs and Gordell Wright...

2nd Circuit won't reconsider Shinnecock Nation casino dispute
Litigation | New York
2nd Circuit won't reconsider Shinnecock Nation casino dispute (November 29, 2012)
The 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday voted against reconsidering a casino dispute involving the Shinnecock Nation of New York. Prior to gaining federal recognition, the tribe started building a casino on a parcel of land owned in fee...

Shinnecock Nation votes to remove leaders in gaming dispute
Business Deals | New York
Shinnecock Nation votes to remove leaders in gaming dispute (October 25, 2012)
Members of the Shinnecock Nation of New York voted to remove four leaders from office who reportedly angered the tribe's gaming partner. The tribe ousted Lance Gumbs and Gordell Wright from the board of trustees and removed Barre Hamp and...

Shinnecock Nation struggling to get casino plan off the ground
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Shinnecock Nation struggling to get casino plan off the ground (September 4, 2012)
After gaining federal recognition, the Shinnecock Nation announced an ambitious plan to build three casinos in New York but nothing concrete has happened since October 2010. The tribe has been eyeing two sites for casinos. But a deal for one...

Shinnecock Nation axes leaders after casino partner complains
Business Deals | New York
Shinnecock Nation axes leaders after casino partner complains (August 14, 2012)
The Shinnecock Nation of New York removed four leaders from office after the tribe's gaming partner complained, Newsday reports. Trustee Lance Gumbs, who is one of the more well-known leaders of the tribe, and trustee Gordell Wright were removed on...

Shinnecock Nation urges gaming talks after 2nd Circuit decision
Litigation | New York
Shinnecock Nation urges gaming talks after 2nd Circuit decision (June 26, 2012)
The Shinnecock Nation urged New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) to come to the table for gaming talks after a decision from the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday. The decision lifted an injunction that barred the Shinnecocks...

2nd Circuit lifts injunction in old Shinnecock Nation gaming case
Litigation | New York
2nd Circuit lifts injunction in old Shinnecock Nation gaming case (June 25, 2012)
An injunction that prevented the Shinnecock Nation of New York from building a casino on ancestral land was lifted by the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals today. Prior to gaining federal recognition, the tribe started building a casino on a...

New York governor urged to discuss Shinnecock Nation gaming
New York
New York governor urged to discuss Shinnecock Nation gaming (June 11, 2012)
A New York state lawmaker is urging Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) to discuss gaming with the Shinnecock Nation. Assemblyman Fred Thiele, an independent who represents a district that includes the reservation, isn't a fan of casinos. But he said Cuomo...

Shinnecock Nation pushes governor to come to table on casino
New York
Shinnecock Nation pushes governor to come to table on casino (June 6, 2012)
The Shinnecock Nation says New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) should start discussions for a casino. The tribe has proposed up to three casinos on Long Island. But Cuomo said he won't talk to the tribe until voters consider plans...

Editorial: Treat Shinnecock Nation fairly in casino discussion
New York | Opinion
Editorial: Treat Shinnecock Nation fairly in casino discussion (April 9, 2012)
"It's long past time for the Shinnecock Indian Nation -- whose South Fork land was stolen outright by Albany and whose legitimate claims to federal recognition languished far too long in the bureaucracy -- to be treated justly. That means...

Editorial: Include Shinnecock Nation in state's gaming plans
New York | Opinion
Editorial: Include Shinnecock Nation in state's gaming plans (March 26, 2012)
"Genting Group's multibillion-dollar wager on a huge convention center in Queens is really not that risky a bet for the operators of the state's newest racino at Aqueduct Racetrack. But it could be a poor one for our area if...

Shinnecock Nation reportedly looks at another casino site
New York
Shinnecock Nation reportedly looks at another casino site (March 19, 2012)
The Shinnecock Nation of New York is reportedly looking at another casino site. The tribe is interested in opening three casinos. So far, one site -- at the Belmont Park Raceway, close to New York City -- has been announced...

Shinnecock Nation approves agreement with casino partner
Business Deals | Compacts | New York
Shinnecock Nation approves agreement with casino partner (February 6, 2012)
Members of the Shinnecock Nation of New York voted 101-10 to approve a gaming agreement. The tribe and Gateway Casino Resorts plan to build three casinos on Long Island. So far, one site -- at the Belmont Park Raceway --...

New York governor doubts Shinnecock Nation's casino site
New York
New York governor doubts Shinnecock Nation's casino site (February 3, 2012)
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) doesn't think the Shinnecock Nation should build a casino at the Belmont Park Raceway on Long Island. Cuomo said the tribe's site is too close to the Aqueduct Racetrack in Queens, where the Genting...

Shinnecock Nation facing questions about fate of gaming plan
New York
Shinnecock Nation facing questions about fate of gaming plan (January 6, 2012)
Leaders of the Shinnecock Nation met on Thursday to discuss their gaming plans after New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) delivered his State of the State address. In addition to proposing an expansion of non-Indian gaming, Cuomo called for a...

Governor of New York  looking at 'destination gaming locations'
Compacts | Legislation | New York
Governor of New York looking at 'destination gaming locations' (December 6, 2011)
New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo (D) said he wants the state to create "destination gaming locations" but has yet to offer specifics. In an opinion published this week, Cuomo identified gaming as a way for the state to address...

Shinnecock Nation gaining allies with  plans  for gaming facility
Casino Stalker | New York
Shinnecock Nation gaining allies with plans for gaming facility (October 7, 2011)
The Shinnecock Nation is gaining more support for its plan to build a casino and a hotel at racetrack in New York. In July, the tribe outlined plans to add gaming to the Belmont Park Raceway on Long Island. Lawmakers...

Opinion: Asian gaming giant concerned about Shinnecock Nation
New York | Opinion
Opinion: Asian gaming giant concerned about Shinnecock Nation (July 25, 2011)
"Genting is the Malaysian global gaming juggernaut that has been working on gaming projects within the United States for several years and finally appears to be on the verge of opening its first domestic casino before the end of the...

Shinnecock Nation presents plans for casino, hotel at racetrack
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Shinnecock Nation presents plans for casino, hotel at racetrack (July 13, 2011)
The Shinnecock Nation could build a casino and a hotel at racetrack in New York. Tribal leaders and representatives outlines rough plans for development at the Belmont Park Raceway on Long Island. The casino would be located on a 35-...

Business group backs a  Shinnecock Nation casino at racetrack
Casino Stalker | New York
Business group backs a Shinnecock Nation casino at racetrack (June 28, 2011)
The Nassau Council of Chambers of Commerce says the Shinnecock Nation should build casino at the Belmont Park Raceway. The tribe has been considering several sites on Long Island, near its reservation. But there's been no official announcement from the...

Tribes hopeful with reversal on off-reservation gaming policy
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Tribes hopeful with reversal on off-reservation gaming policy (June 15, 2011)
Tribes in New York and Wisconsin are hopeful that their off-reservation gaming proposals will get a fair shake with the Obama administration. In January 2008, the Bureau of Indian Affairs issued a "guidance memorandum" that placed greater scrutiny on tribes...

Report: Shinnecock Nation picks   Long Island site for casino
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Report: Shinnecock Nation picks Long Island site for casino (June 13, 2011)
The Shinnecock Nation has picked a site on Long Island for a casino, The New York Post reports. The tribe wants to use an old cosmetics distribution center in Yaphank. The 29-acre site houses an existing 230,000 square-foot building that...

Report: Residents discuss    Shinnecock Nation's casino bid
Casino Stalker | New York
Report: Residents discuss Shinnecock Nation's casino bid (May 24, 2011)
"Casino in Nassau County? The Shinnecock Indians have hopes to one day open their own casino somewhere on Long Island. In order for this tribe to open their own casino, they first need to receive federal recognition. Last year, they...

Shinnecock Nation hasn't committed to a casino location
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Shinnecock Nation hasn't committed to a casino location (May 19, 2011)
The Shinnecock Nation of New York is still considering locations for a casino. The tribe has been offered the Belmont Park Raceway in Nassau County. But the tribe hasn't committed to the location. “We have not decided where to put...

Announcement expected for Shinnecock Nation casino plan
Casino Stalker | New York
Announcement expected for Shinnecock Nation casino plan (May 11, 2011)
An announcement is expected this morning for a Shinnecock Nation casino in Nassau County. The tribe has been considering several sites in the county. It looks like officials have settled on the Belmont Park Raceway. "Tomorrow at Nassau Coliseum, I...

Shinnecock Nation said to be close to reaching casino deal
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Shinnecock Nation said to be close to reaching casino deal (April 28, 2011)
The Shinnecock Nation could sign a casino agreement with Nassau County by the end of this week, Crain's New York Business reports. The memorandum of understanding would pave the way for casino development near the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. News...

County official touts casino plan with Shinnecock Nation
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County official touts casino plan with Shinnecock Nation (April 27, 2011)
Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano said a casino with the Shinnecock Nation of New York is on the table. During his State of the County address on April 11. Mangano said the casino is one of three options for development...

Shinnecock Nation could pay $120M for land in casino deal
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Shinnecock Nation could pay $120M for land in casino deal (April 19, 2011)
The Shinnecock Nation of New York could pay $120 million for 40 acres in Long Island as part of a casino deal, WPIX-TV reports. The tribe is negotiating to buy land owned by Nassau County. The site is located by...

Shinnecock Nation close to   deal   for casino on Long Island
Casino Stalker | New York
Shinnecock Nation close to deal for casino on Long Island (April 18, 2011)
The Shinnecock Nation of New York is close to a deal for a casino on Long Island, The New York Post reports. The paper said the tribe is working on a memorandum of understanding with Nassau County. The deal would...

Column: Connecticut tribes face gaming competition in New York
Connecticut | New York | Opinion
Column: Connecticut tribes face gaming competition in New York (January 10, 2011)
"Not long ago, over the summer, the hopes of the Shinnecock Indians of eastern Long Island to finally open a casino appeared dashed by a group called the Connecticut Coalition for Gaming Jobs. The coalition, which refused through lobbyists and...

The New Yorker: Shinnecock Nation taking a gamble with   identity
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The New Yorker: Shinnecock Nation taking a gamble with identity (December 6, 2010)
"Do you like sand, quaintness, twenty-eight-dollar salads, parties under white tents, investment bankers, hip-hop stars, Barbara Walters, locally grown produce, D.J. Samantha Ronson, and lovely tablescapes? Then Southampton is the place for you: a land of natural splendor and...

Shinnecock Nation to negotiate gaming pact with new governor
New York
Shinnecock Nation to negotiate gaming pact with new governor (December 3, 2010)
The Shinnecock Nation plans to negotiate a Class III gaming compact after incoming New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) takes office. Once the compact is finalized, the tribe will narrow down the location or locations for its gaming operation. A...

Shinnecock Nation looking at   lots of locations for possible casino
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Shinnecock Nation looking at lots of locations for possible casino (October 22, 2010)
The newly recognized Shinnecock Nation of New York has visited at least 30 sites in its quest for a casino. Tribal leaders have said they want to build three casinos. But a spokesperson said no decisions have been made. “We’re...

Shinnecock Nation still working with backers of recognition bid
Business Deals | New York
Shinnecock Nation still working with backers of recognition bid (October 18, 2010)
The Shinnecock Nation of New York and two longtime partners are going into the casino business together. Marian Ilitch and Mike Malik have already spent more than $1 million on the tribe since 2003, Crain's Detroit Business reported. The money...

Shinnecock Nation says community not interested in   casino bid
New York
Shinnecock Nation says community not interested in casino bid (October 8, 2010)
The Shinnecock Nation says one community has already said no to a casino. The tribe was considering the Enterprise Park at Calverton for development. "Riverhead has made no indication that it is actually interested," Trustee Lance Gumbs told The North...

Shinnecock Nation pitches gaming as a boost to  area's economy
New York
Shinnecock Nation pitches gaming as a boost to area's economy (September 30, 2010)
The Shinnecock Nation will restore the economy on Long Island, tribal gaming officials said on Wednesday. The five-member Shinnecock Gaming Authority outlined plans for up to three casinos. One would be close to New York City, another would be in...

Shinnecock Nation outlines plans for up to three gaming facilities
New York
Shinnecock Nation outlines plans for up to three gaming facilities (September 29, 2010)
The Shinnecock Nation would like to build three casinos on Long Island, a tribal gaming official said. The tribe hasn't settled on specific sites but is interested in Nassau, Suffolk and in the Hamptons. But plans won't move forward until...

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