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Oneida Nation announces $20M in investments for flagship casino
The Turning Stone Resort Casino will be seeing a new gaming floor, a food hall and a floor-by-floor remodel of 285 hotel rooms.
Seneca Nation on track to complete $40M expansion at casino
The Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino in downtown Buffalo, New York, is seeing a 57,000 square-foot addition.
Oneida Nation sends even more gaming revenues to communities
One county's share is already up 19 percent from last year as part of an agreement with the state of New York.
Seneca Nation stopped paying $17M a year for casino police service
The tribe walked away from the arrangement in 2011 and local agencies are picking up the slack.
National Indian Gaming Commission reports strong growth in tribal industry
Tribes took in $29.9 billion in 2015, a 5 percent increase, and every region of Indian Country saw growth.
Donald Trump approved Indian gaming attack ads in New York
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.
Clint Halftown: Cayuga Nation faced little choice but to go to court
While we will vigorously defend our rights in court when left with no other option, negotiation, not litigation, is our preferred method of dispute resolution.
Editorial: Cayuga Nation can't claim sovereignty over gaming site
With a federal appeals court panel's ruling last week reinstating the Cayuga Indian Nation of New York lawsuit against Union Springs, the village has a few options to consider.
Cayuga Nation wins ruling in dispute over local anti-gaming law
The tribe sued to protect a Class II gaming facility in the village of Union Springs, New York.
Supreme Court won't hear long-running Seneca Nation casino case
The tribe's gaming enterprise remains on solid legal ground now that the nation's highest court has put an end to the dispute.
Supreme Court delays review of Seneca Nation land case again
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
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
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
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
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
Opponents have been questioning the legality of the Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino in downtown Buffalo, New York, for years.
Editorial: New commercial casino won't hurt St. Regis Mohawk Tribe
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
After the developers refused to bring the Republican presidential candidate on board, he ran racist ads against the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe.
Seneca Nation in early discussions for off-reservation casino plan
A developer said the tribe wants to finance a casino and performing arts center in Rochester, New York.
Bureau of Indian Affairs still moves slowly on casino applications
Only 67 gaming acquisitions have been approved since the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act became law in 1988.
Oneida Nation wins ruling on documents for commercial casino
The tribe is fighting a $425 million casino that would be located right on the edge of its exclusivity zone.
Seneca Nation faces fire over gas station and store at casino site
Some local officials and business leaders in Niagara Falls, New York, are worried about lower gasoline and tobacco prices.
St. Regis Mohawk Tribe sends fewer gaming funds to communities
St. Lawrence County in New York is seeing a decline in its share of revenues from the tribe.
Oneida Nation files lawsuit to block license for commercial casino
The $425 million Lago Resort and Casino would be located on the edge of the tribe's exclusivity zone in upstate New York.
Seneca Nation begins work on $40M gaming expansion project
The Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino in downtown Buffalo, New York, will be seeing a two-level, 57,000 square-foot addition.
Paula Terwilliger: Non-Indian casino undermines tribal success
I am frightened to think of what could happen to our community if Lago, the proposed Seneca County casino, is permitted to move forward.
Oneida Nation wages war against non-Indian gaming facility
Tribal Representative Ray Halbritter said the developers of the $425 million Lago Resort and Casino are directly targeting his tribe's gaming operation.
St. Regis Mohawk Tribe announces general manager for casino
Shannon Keel comes to the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino and Resort with more than 10 years of senior-level casino resort management experience.
Oneida Nation launches campaign to block non-Indian casino
The tribe is trying to get the state of New York to rescind its approval of the Lago Resort & Casino.
Seneca Nation grows land holdings at off-reservation casino
The tribe acquired several properties worth more than $3.2 million around the Seneca Niagara Resort and Casino in Niagara Falls, New York.
Oneida Nation files lawsuit over non-Indian commercial casino
The $425 million Lago Resort and Casino will be located on the edge of the tribe's exclusivity zone in central New York.
Seneca Nation plans $40M expansion of off-reservation casino
The Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino will see a 28,500 square-foot, two-story addition that's due to open in early 2017.
Oneida Nation to bring table games to second gaming facility
Bingo is going away at the Yellow Brick Road Casino to make way for table games and live dealers.
American Gaming Association stakes claim in presidential race
The Republican field includes a handful of contenders with somewhat negative records on Indian gaming.
Oneida Nation casino blamed for losses at non-Indian racetrack
A minority stakeholder at Vernon Downs said the facility has been 'bleeding' profits since the opening of the Yellow Brick Road Casino on June 2.
Donald Trump not shy with invoking race when it comes to tribes
The casino mogul once accused the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut of not being Indians.
Connecticut tribes pay out nearly 92 percent put into slot machines
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation pays out 91.85 percent while the Mohegan Tribe pays out 91.71 percent.
Seneca Nation honors boxing great Sully Huff at casino match
The late former council member started the Iroquois Boxing Club to share the sport with his fellow Senecas.
Oneida Nation still working on shopping center at gaming facility
The tribe announced the 250,000 square-foot retail development last fall but additional details haven''t been revealed.
Former Seneca Nation gaming executive pleads in land case
Bergal Mitchell III admitted he took $338,000 from a fraudulent land purchase.
Former Seneca Nation gaming executive set for hearing in case
Bergal Mitchell III was indicted in connection with the $2.1 million purchase of land that the tribe used to develop a golf course.
Connecticut tribes report flat or declining slot machine revenues
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation saw a slight decline while the Mohegan Tribe was essentially flat.
County seeks share of revenues from new Oneida Nation casino
The tribe opened the Yellow Brick Road Casino last week to large crowds and now Madison County wants some of the action.
Oneida Nation sees huge turnout for opening of new $20M casino
More than 1,500 people were in line for the Yellow Brick Road Casino and some even waited overnight.
Oneida Nation opens doors to $20M Yellow Brick Road Casino
The facility features 430 gaming machines, a 500-seat bingo hall, a Keno lounge and several bars and restaurants.
Cayuga Nation Leaders: Tribe hasn't authorized gaming facilities
The gaming facility benefits only a few financially, not the Cayuga Nation as a whole, and comes at a great cost societally to both our people and our neighbors.
Oneida Nation close to opening of new gaming facility on June 2
The debut of the $20 million Yellow Brick Road Casino is less than two weeks away.
Judge dismisses gaming case filed by Cayuga Nation faction
Two rival groups have been at odds for the better part of a decade. One faction supports gaming while the other does not.
Oneida Nation shares gaming revenues with communities
Two counties received $11 million in gaming revenues as part of a settlement between the tribe and the state.
Tribes in Connecticut plan $900M investment in new casinos
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe want to open as many as three 'satellite' casinos around the state.
Oneida Nation sets June 2 opening for Yellow Brick Road Casino
The $20 million facility and its amenities take inspiration from the Wonderful Wizard of Oz.
Oneida Nation to announce opening date of new gaming facility
The Yellow Brick Road Casino focuses heavily on a Wizard of Oz theme.
Opinion: Oneida Nation casino grows without state interference
The hope of prosperity is evidenced in the success of less regulated and prosperous Native American tribe businesses in the state.
Oneida Nation asks state to deny license for non-Indian casino
The proposed $425 million Lago Resort and Casino sits on the edge of the tribe's exclusivity zone.
Tribes in Connecticut look at multiple locations for new casinos
The facilities would be located near the borders with Massachusetts and New York, where commercial facilities will be opening in the coming years.
Public school finally gets share of Seneca Nation casino revenue
The city of Salamanca was withholding the money due to confusion about gaming revenues and the federal Impact Aid program.
Oneida Nation won't renew liquor store lease for Class II casino
The Yellow Brick Road Casino will be located in a shopping plaza but a liquor store there won't be sticking around.
Oneida Nation stands by 'Wizard of Oz' theme for Class II casino
The Yellow Brick Road Casino is due to open this spring.
Cayuga Nation back in court to defend Class II gaming operation
The tribe claims the village of Union Springs is threatening to shut down the facility.
Column: Tribes concerned about commercial casinos in New York
The tribes, understandably, fear their revenues could be adversely affected by fierce competition only a few hours away.
Oklahoma ranks high in gambling-related embezzlement cases
The state is home to the largest number of tribal gaming facilities -- more than 100 and growing.
Seneca Nation shuffles positions on board for gaming corporation
Kevin Seneca will serve as the new chairman of the board for the corporation.
Shinnecock Nation said to be in gaming talks with Seminole Tribe
The Shinnecocks were partnered with another firm but that relationship appears to have come to an end.
Editorial: Expansion of gaming pushed as quick fix for New York
The New York Times doesn't think three commercial casinos and two slot machine parlors will help the state's economy.
Oneida Nation plans to open $20M 'Wizard of Oz'-themed casino
The Yellow Brick Road Casino is due to open in the spring of 2015.
Factions of Cayuga Nation in court over Class II gaming facility
Rivals of Clint Halftown say he no longer represents the tribe and they want the case dismissed.
New York passes over tribes for first commercial casino licenses
Tribes lost out to non-Indian developers in three regions across the state.
Mohegan Tribe still pushing for commercial casino in New York
The tribe wants to build a $550 million resort in the Catskills region.
Oneida Nation announces $100M retail development for casino
The 250,000 square-foot center will feature about 60 stores, a movie theater and a bowling alley.
Mohegan Tribe eyes 2nd commercial casino in Pennsylvania
The tribe is part of a $500 million project in downtown Philadelphia.
Oneida Nation puts gaming machines at convenience store
The tribe has installed 14 electronic machines at a store right off a major highway.
Seneca Nation gaming corporation refinances $379M in debt
The tribe hopes to become debt free by the end of 2019.
Opinion: Shinnecock Nation's casino plans remain under cloud
Recounting the trials and tribulations of the Shinnecock Nation.
Gaming company launches lobbying effort for Internet poker
The campaign has a simple message: Let New Yorkers play.
County joins Oneida Nation in opposing commercial casino plan
The $425 million proposed casino is located at the edge of the tribe's zone of exclusivity.
Shinnecock Nation gaming partner cut $250K monthly payment
With casino plans up in the air, tribal members recently voted to dissolve their gaming agency.
Oneida Nation concerned about location of commercial casino
The proposed facility is located right on the edge of the exclusivity zone promised to the tribe.
Mohegan Tribe spent $100M on New York commercial casino bid
The tribe is among nine bidders for the Catskills, a region about 90 minutes north of New York City.
Non-Indian gaming facility in New York is highest-grossing in US
The Resorts World New York saw a net win of $792.6 million in the fiscal year that ended in March 2014.
Mohegan Tribe pitches commercial casinos in neighboring states
With gaming revenues falling at home, the tribe is seeking commercial casinos in New York and Massachusetts.
Mohegan Tribe wants 'right-sized' commercial casino in New York
Gaming executive is blunt about plans -- 'There will never be another Mohegan Sun.'
Seneca Nation shared $13.9M in casino revenue with community
The money went to six counties and two cities, according to the New York Office of the State Comptroller.
Mashantucket Tribe sees credit hit as casino competition grows
Standard & Poor's downgraded the tribe two levels in an August 18 report.
St. Regis Mohawk Tribe doesn't support casino at Superfund site
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
The facility would be located on a 270-acre Superfund adjacent to the reservation.
New York set to award licenses for commercial casino this fall
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
President Barry Snyder said the casino has been operating at capacity since the doors opened on July 4.
St. Regis Mohawk Tribe concerned about potential gaming site
The tribe was promised regional exclusivity in exchange for sharing revenues with the state.
Mohegan Tribe's poll points to preference for casino in Catskills
The tribe wants to build a $600 million commercial casino at the site of a former resort.
Mohegan Tribe looks elsewhere as casino returns fall at home
The tribe is focusing its efforts on markets in the Northeast, an executive said.
Seneca Nation already planning for larger Class II gaming facility
A bigger facility is slated within three years.
Analysis: Picking the odds for New York commercial casino bids
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
Newest casino is located near the shores of Cuba Lake.
Tribes among 17 applicants for commercial casinos in New York
The Seminole Tribe, the Chickasaw Nation and the Mohegan Tribe are in the race.
Mohegan Tribe ready to submit application for New York casino
Tribe plans to build a $600 million at the site of a former resort in the Catskills.
St. Regis Mohawk Tribe reports record day for jackpots at casino
More than $208,000 was paid to 58 gamblers at the casino.
Mohawk man in casino case was with dying daughter in Canada
Iewaras Gray died on June 4 at the age of 16. She suffered from leukemia.
Seminole Tribe joins Chickasaw Nation for New York casino plan
Plans call for a casino on the waterfront in Rensselaer, across the river from the state capitol.
Judge dismisses charges in unauthorized Mohawk gaming case
The Three Feathers Casino was shut down by federal authorities in September 2012.
Mashantucket Tribe withdraws commercial casino in New York
Pequots are the second to drop out due to competition from another bidder.
Supreme Court schedules oral argument in tribal immunity case
Class III gaming compacts for five tribes in California take effect
Non-Indian gaming firm fighting Wilton Rancheria casino project
Chukchansi Tribe casino dispute leads to lawsuits in federal court
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