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6/16/2018

article Maryland’s largest casino’s latest play to win the top spot: More nongambling amenities
(Maryland) -- Maryland’s largest casino has made its next move in the game to reclaim its place as the state’s top gambling destination: a 17-story hotel and conference...

6/7/2018

article Oneida Nation to open new convenience store near Point Place Casino in Bridgeport
(New York) -- A new Maple Leaf Market convenience store is slated to open in the spring 2019 near the Oneida Nation's new Point Place Casino in Bridgeport, Oneida...

6/6/2018

article Halbritter discusses NYS, Oneida Indian Nation alliance
(New York) -- The state legislature is commemorating the 25-year anniversary of the gaming contract between the state and the Oneida Indian Nation. That deal lead to the...

6/5/2018

press release Oneida Indian Nation Response to Exoneration of Journalist Arrested During Dakota Access Pipeline Protest
(New York) -- The Oneida Indian Nation applauded the exoneration of Native American journalist Jenni Monet, who was improperly arrested last year while reporting on the...

5/23/2018

article HATE GROUP LETTER: Oneida Nation casinos still violating federal law
(New York) -- In November of 2017, president of Upstate Citizens for Equality, Inc. David B. Vickers filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request seeking all...

5/20/2018

article Streetwise: Oneida Nation has big economic impact, new brewery moving forward in Allouez
(Wisconsin) -- Take a moment and think about the Oneida Nation's impact on northeastern Wisconsin. Now, try to put a dollar figure on that impact.

5/19/2018

article Nation agreement arises during communications antenna issue
(New York) -- Oneida County recently asked neighboring Madison County if it could put an antenna on an emergency communications tower to help connect it to Onondaga...

5/18/2018

article Oneida Nation isn't satisfied with $744M economic impact
(Wisconsin) -- Take a moment and think about the Oneida Nation's impact on northeastern Wisconsin. Now, try to put a dollar figure on that impact. If you guessed $...

5/16/2018

article Police Didn't Use Excessive Force In Casino Arrest, Court Told
(Wisconsin) -- Officers of the Oneida Indian Nation Police Department urged a New York federal court on Tuesday to grant them a quick win on a claim that they used...

5/14/2018

article After Supreme Court ruling, Oneida Nation says it will offer sports betting
(New York) -- The Oneida Indian Nation has announced its intention to start offering sports betting at venues throughout its reservation. This come after a Supreme Court...
article Oneida Nation says it will offer sports betting in “near future”
(New York) -- You can expect sports wagering at the Oneida Nation’s various businesses to begin soon, says a Nation spokesman. The Nation operates Turning Stone...
article Oneida Nation to take sports bets at Turning Stone, other venues, in 'near future'
(New York) -- At least one of Upstate New York's Indian nations is moving quickly to open a sports betting operation at its gambling casinos, now that the Supreme...
article Oneida tribe to offer sports betting at central New York casino
(New York) -- The Oneida Indians say they will offer sports betting on their central New York land in the wake of a new U.S. Supreme Court decision. The Oneida Indian...
article Sports betting planned at Turning Stone in ‘near future’
(New York) -- In the wake of a major Supreme Court ruling Monday, the Oneida Indian Nation says it plans to begin offering sports betting at its local casinos in the...

5/8/2018

article Oneida Nation police to be deputized in Madison County
(New York) -- The Madison County Board of Supervisors has approved the Madison County Sheriff’s ability to deputize Oneida Indian Nation police officers. The power...

4/20/2018

article Oneida Nation: Claudia Tenney's 'erratic outbursts, conspiracy theories' jeopardize economy
(Washington D.C.) -- The Oneida Indian Nation today blasted U.S. Rep. Claudia Tenney, saying her recent "erratic outbursts and conspiracy theories" jeopardize...

4/15/2018

article Oneida sign language created to connect deaf community with their culture
(Ontario) -- A grandmother is working to preserve the Oneida language for others — even though she has never heard it spoken herself. Marsha Ireland, 59, has been...

3/28/2018

article Oneida County Library announces ‘Books for Babies’ initiative
(New York) -- In the US, Oneida County libraries located in the state of New York have received funding of US$25,000 (A$32,480) for a ‘Books for Babies’...

3/26/2018

article Oneida Nation of the Thames says Toronto’s landfill is not a good neighbour
(Ontario) -- A First Nations community located near a landfill that accepts trash from the City of Toronto says not enough is being done to curtail the dump’s...

3/22/2018

article Dept. of Justice: Trains 500 Oneida casino and hospitality employees on human trafficking and drug recognition
(Wisconsin) -- Today, the Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ) Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI), DOJ Office of Crime Victim Services(OCVS), and Wisconsin Native...

3/13/2018

article Monumental Oneida Sculpture Enhanced with Light, Sound and Music
(Washington D.C.) -- The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian will dedicate new enhancements to “Allies in War, Partners in Peace,” a...

3/12/2018

article Train to play at Turning Stone casino this summer
(New York) -- Rock-pop band Train will be pulling in to Turning Stone Resort & Casino this summer. The "Hey, Soul Sister" band will perform at the casino...

3/11/2018

article Oneida Nation welcomes crowds to third gaming facility in New York
(New York) -- The Oneida Nation held a log-cutting ceremony last week as it opened the doors to its third gaming facility in New York. The $40 million Point Place Casino...

3/6/2018

article After new casinos open, payments to CNY counties in Oneida gaming zone fall
(New York) -- The tax revenue for 10 counties in the Oneida Indian Nation's exclusive gaming zone didn't take a major hit after the opening of del Lago Resort...
article Revenue Streams Strengthen Oneida County’s Finances
(New York) -- Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente says the county's financial foundation continues to strengthen, thanks to a steady stream of revenue from the...

3/3/2018

press release Oneida Indian Nation's New Point Place Casino Draws Impressive Crowd for Grand Opening Celebration
(New York) -- Doors opened at the Oneida Indian Nation's highly-anticipated Point Place Casino in Bridgeport this morning, following a formal ceremony with speeches...

3/2/2018

article Oneida Indian Nation launches third casino in Bridgeport
(New York) -- The Oneida Indian Nation Thursday revealed its all-new, 65,000-square-foot, smoke-free gaming facility in Bridgeport, Point Place Casino, to a large crowd...
article Oneida Nation’s Point Place Casino opens in Sullivan
(New York) -- The Oneida Indian Nation on Thursday formally opened the $40 million Point Place Casino and the grand-opening continues through the weekend. The doors...

3/1/2018

article 'A good day to win': Hundreds stream into Point Place Casino for opening (video)
(New York) -- Hundreds of people lined up to be first in the doors when the the Oneida Nation's Point Place Casino in Bridgeport opened this morning.
article Central New York has an abundance of casinos
(New York) -- With the opening of the new Point Place Casino, some may question if our region has too many casinos. This marks the fifth casino and third owned by the...
article Oneida Indian Nation launches its third New York casino
(New York) -- Offering a new spin on the traditional ribbon cutting, Ray Halbritter, Oneida Indian Nation representative and Nation Enterprises CEO, alongside with other...
article Point Place Casino opening in upstate New York today
(New York) -- After starting construction on its Point Place Casino in July, the Oneida Indian Nation has now reportedly announced that the $40 million upstate New York...
article With Oneida Nation's latest casino, are there too many casinos?
(New York) -- The Oneida Indian Nation opened its third casino Thursday - the Point Place Casino in Bridgeport. That makes four casinos in Central New York - Turning...

2/28/2018

article Oneida Indian Nation Launches Its Third New York Casino this Thursday
(New York) -- The state of New York is going to see the official launch of yet another tribal casino this Thursday and this is going to be the Point Place Casino. The...
article Oneida Indians open their 3rd new casino near Syracuse
(New York) -- The Oneida Indians are opening their third casino in central New York. The $40 million Point Place Casino near Syracuse opens Thursday in an increasing...

2/27/2018

article First look at Oneida Nation's $40 million Point Place Casino in Bridgeport (photos)
(New York) -- The Oneida Nation's Point Place Casino in Bridgeport will open its doors at 10 a.m. Thursday, less than a year after plans were announced to build it...

2/22/2018

article New York trio to benefit from Scientific Games Corporation agreement
(New York) -- Gaming products and services giant Scientific Games Corporation has announced the signing of an agreement that will see it supply a trio of aboriginal...
press release Scientific Games secures casino systems deal in New York State
(New York) -- Tribal gaming operator the Oneida Indian Nation is to deploy a suite of system products and devices from Scientific Games across its gaming properties and...

2/21/2018

article Oneida band chief irked with turbine project
(Ontario) -- The Oneida First Nation is siding with Dutton Dunwich over a controversial wind farm project, claiming they were passed over during the planning process for...

1/20/2018

article Oneida YMCA, Oneida Heritage Center offering archery program
(New York) -- The Oneida YMCA is offering a new archery program for people of all ages, in collaboration with the Oneida Heritage Center in Sherrill.

1/13/2018

article Oneida Nation's Point Place Casino scheduled to open March 1
(New York) -- Amid recent data showing many newly opened New York State casinos are not meeting their revenue projections, the Oneida Nation's newest casino in...
article Point Place Casino Near Syracuse Threatens to Crowd Already Struggling Upstate New York Gaming Market
(New York) -- When Point Place Casino near Syracuse opens on March 1, the boutique $40 million, 65,000-square-foot casino will feature 500 slot machines and 20 table...

1/12/2018

article Point Place Casino in Bridgeport to formally open March 1, job fair set for Monday
(New York) -- The Oneida Indian Nation announced it plans to formally open its $40 million Point Place Casino on March 1 and will hold a job fair for available positions...

1/11/2018

article Native American Tribe Oneida Nation Announces New Casino Launch this March
(New York) -- The state of New York is expected to welcome its brand new tribal casino location in the foreseeable future. It was recently confirmed that the Native...
article Oneida Nation's Point Place Casino in Bridgeport sets opening date
(New York) -- Point Place Casino, the Oneida Nation's newest casino in Bridgeport in Madison County, is set to open March 1. The casino on Route 31 near the corner...

1/10/2018

article Oneida tribe readies for third New York casino amid crowded market
(New York) -- New York is getting a new casino this March. The Oneida Indians are expected to debut their third upstate New York casino on the first of the month. The...
article NY's newest upstate casino: Find out when it will open
(New York) -- A new New York casino is set to open March 1, making it the19th gambling hall in the state to open by then. The Point Place Casino near Syracuse will add...
article Oneida Nation sets grand opening for casino near Onondaga County line
(New York) -- The latest central New York casino will open in less than two months. The Oneida Nation announced Wednesday that Point Place Casino, a 65,000-square-foot...
article Oneidas will open new central New York casino March 1
(New York) -- The Oneida Indians will open their third upstate New York casino March 1 in an increasingly crowded market. The tribe said Wednesday the Point Place Casino...

12/28/2017

article Madison County eyes multi-year payments
(New York) -- Madison County is seeking multi-year payment installments from the Oneida Indian Nation for hosting Nation-owned properties in the county. Having a yearly...

12/24/2017

article LET THE IDIOT SPEAK: Claudia Tenney has abandoned OIN fight
(New York) -- For years, the Town of Vernon and the Upstate Citizens for Equality (UCE) have been the last challengers to the Oneida Indian Nation’s land-into-...

12/15/2017

article County’s gambling revenue trails 2016’s jackpot
(New York) -- Gambling revenue flowing into Oneida County’s treasury trails behind 2016, and it is by no means certain that the budgeted amount of $15.5 million...

12/11/2017

article Letter: Justice Thomas right about OIN land issue
(New York) -- Recently the Supreme Court of the United States denied petitions for certiorari filed by the citizen group Upstate Citizens for Equality, Inc. (UCE) and...

12/6/2017

article Club West course’s new owner has high ambitions
(New York) -- As he looks out at the lush landscape at the heart of Club West, Rick Breuninger doesn’t see just a golf course. The CEO of the new owner sees a gift...

12/1/2017

article Supreme Court won’t hear local land trust case
(New York) -- The U.S. Supreme Court earlier this week declined to hear a case regarding the United States taking more than 13,000 acres of land into trust for the...

11/28/2017

article Justice Thomas attacks land-into-trust process as Oneida Nation secures victory
(Washington D.C.) -- After delaying action for more than two months, the U.S. Supreme Court has finally delivered victory to the Oneida Nation in a long-running land...

11/27/2017

article Thomas Outraged in Dissent to Oneida Land Dispute
(Washington D.C.) -- Calling it absurd that judges have supported a decision by the federal government to take New York land into trust for a tribe of Native Americans,...

11/26/2017

article Oneida Nation opens liquor store near Yellow Brick Road Casino
(New York) -- The Oneida Nation is opening a new 17,000-square-foot liquor store next to the Yellow Brick Road Casino in Chittenango. Monday will be the grand opening...

11/5/2017

article The Oneida Nation tribe is using a sacred fire to combat drugs
(New York) -- For more than 20 days, smoke has been rising from a teepee at the corner of Hwy 54 and Seminary Road in Oneida. The smoke is the result of a sacred fire...

10/27/2017

article Committee approves Oneida County budget amendments
(New York) -- The Oneida County Board of Legislators Thursday moved one step closer to approving the 2018 budget. The Ways and Means Committee met with the last of the...

10/22/2017

article County budget plan: Legislator raises; cuts in fire department
(New York) -- In Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente Jr.’s proposed 2018 budget, funding for the Verona Fire Department has been cut 50 percent while the...

10/17/2017

article Oneida Co. Board Joins Nationwide Opiates Lawsuit
(Arizona) -- The Oneida County Board has approved joining a nationwide lawsuit sought against manufacturers of opiates. The action is relatively new with Oneida county...
article Pinard stands behind Lenox supervisor record
(New York) -- Town of Lenox Supervisor John Pinard doesn’t consider himself a typical politician. “I’m in politics, but I’m not a politician,” Pinard said. “I didn’t get...

10/16/2017

article Hennessy seeks larger slice of casino cash for host communities
(New York) -- Oneida County Board of Legislators candidate Michael J. Hennessy wants communities that are home to tax-free land owned by the Oneida Indian Nation to...

10/14/2017

article Oneida Indian Nation offering dealer school classes for Point Place Casino
(New York) -- The Oneida Nation is looking to hire table game dealers for its anticipated Point Place Casino, opening spring 2018 in Madison County. Central New Yorkers...

10/12/2017

article Turning Stone to partner with International Boxing Hall of Fame
(New York) -- Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona plans to announce details soon of a new three-year partnership with the International Boxing Hall of Fame in...

10/8/2017

article Oneida Nation donates assets of Indian Country Today Media Network to tribal organization
(New York) -- The defunct Indian Country Today Media Network will remain in Indian Country's hands thanks to the Oneida Nation. The tribe is donating the assets of...

10/7/2017

article Film Premiere and Panel Discussion
(Pennsylvania) -- Join us for an evening film premiere event and panel discussion, in partnership with the Oneida Indian Nation.

10/5/2017

article Oneida Nation seeks table-game dealers for upcoming Point Place Casino in Sullivan
(New York) -- The Oneida Nation is currently looking to hire table-game dealers for its anticipated Point Place Casino, opening this spring in the Madison County town of...

10/2/2017

article Oneida Nation employees and citizens in Las Vegas safe after mass shooting
(Wisconsin) -- Members of the Oneida Nation in Las Vegas on business were all safe Monday after the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, the Chairman said....

9/21/2017

article Former Indian Country editor blames demise on non-Indian gaming operations
(New York) -- In a report on Voice of America, a former editor at Indian Country Today Media Network is offering details on the demise of the operation. The Oneida...

9/9/2017

article Ray Halbritter marries Texan Renee Stone; reception a Who's Who of CNY power brokers
(New York) -- Ray Halbritter, the Oneida Nation's chief executive officer and mastermind behind the Turning Stone Resort and Casino, celebrated his July wedding to...

9/6/2017

article Joe Faraldo slams Jeff Gural's claims
(New York) -- Jeff Gural says he would not have built the new Meadowlands investing $40,000,000 of his own money, if he knew at the time that harness racing drivers...

8/30/2017

article Feds Urge Justices To Spurn NY Town's Tribal Land Challenge [sub req]
(New York) -- The federal government has urged the U.S. Supreme Court not to hear a New York town's bid to overturn a Second Circuit decision approving the...

8/17/2017

article Human remains found near London
(Ontario) -- Human remains have been found on Oneida Nation of the Thames First Nation near London. OPP say they’re in the early stages of their investigation and...

8/16/2017

article Legislator wants casino host benefits for town of Verona
(New York) -- Oneida County Legislator Keith Schiebel, whose district is home to the Oneida Indian Nation’s Turning Stone Resort Casino, wants casino host benefits...

8/15/2017

article Oneida Nation begins construction on third New York casino
(New York) -- One of three Central New York casinos owned and operated by the Oneida Indian Nation, construction work continues on the tribe’s Point Place Casino...

8/13/2017

article Work continues on Point Place Casino
(New York) -- Construction work continues on Point Place Casino, the second casino in Madison County owned and operated by the Oneida Indian Nation.

7/11/2017

article Feds Urge Justices To Reject Petition Over Oneida Land [sub req]
(New York) -- The federal government has urged the U.S. Supreme Court not to review a Second Circuit decision that the U.S. Department of the Interior properly took land...

7/9/2017

article Wisconsin Indian tribe challenges Oneida Nation trademarks
(New York) -- The Oneida Indian Nation called it “unfortunate, but not surprising” that a Wisconsin-based Oneida Indian tribe would challenge the Nation...
article Oneida Nation elects new chairman
(Wisconsin) -- The Oneida Nation has elected Ron "Tehassi" Hill as the new Oneida Business Committee chairman for the next three years. Hill is replacing Tina...
article Katherine Kirk holds on to victory as Dottie Ardina finishes strong at LPGA Thornberry Classic
(Wisconsin) -- Dottie Ardina fired a solid 68 in the final round to finish in 28th spot in the Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic on Sunday in Oneida, Wisconsin (Monday,...

7/6/2017

article Tin Man themed liquor store to open near Chittenango casino
(New York) -- A 17,000 square-foot liquor store is about to bubble up in the former shopping center that’s owned by the Oneida Indian Nation on the western edge of...

7/5/2017

article Oneida Indian Nation adding massive liquor store in Chittenango
(New York) -- The Oneida Indian Nation’s busy year of expansion keeps getting busier. The Nation announced its plans on Wednesday to open a 17,000 square foot wine...
article Oneida Nation to open liquor 'superstore' next to Yellow Brick Casino
(New York) -- The Oneida Nation plans to open a 17,000-square-foot liquor store next to the Yellow Brick Road Casino in Chittenango, officials announced today. The Tin...

7/3/2017

article NY Town Appeals Casino Land Case To Supreme Court [sub req]
(New York) -- A New York town has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review a Second Circuit decision that found the federal government can entrust land surrounding New...

5/31/2017

article Oneida Nation shares fewer gaming revenues after non-Indian facilities open
(New York) -- Are the warnings of the Oneida Nation coming true? It's starting to look like the tribe might be right about the gaming market in upstate New York....

5/16/2017

article Supreme Court won't disturb victory in Oneida Nation land case
(Washington D.C.) -- In a positive development for the Oneida Nation, the U.S. Supreme Court has turned down one case affecting the tribe's land rights. Without...
article Bridgeport casino construction underway
(New York) -- Construction on a new casino along Route 31 in Bridgeport began over the weekend. During a Monday night public informational meeting hosted by the...

5/13/2017

article Oneida Casino Land Case Appealed To Supreme Court (sub req.)
(New York) -- A New York nonprofit has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review a Second Circuit decision that found the federal government can entrust land surrounding...

5/7/2017

article Utica Common Council president weighs in on casino, downtown hospital
(New York) -- While Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. is calling for downtown Utica as the location of an Oneida Nation-backed casino, Utica Common Council...

4/21/2017

article New Museum of the American Revolution Shines Light on Oneida Indian Nation Contributions
(Philadelphia) -- The new Museum of the American Revolution may have taken 16 years to come to fruition, which seems like a long time, but not nearly as long as the...

4/13/2017

article Casino Market Shows New Competition
(New York) -- In a single week, two leaders in the gambling scene are striking two very different tones. At Vernon Downs racino, owner Geff Gural postponed the track...
article Over $150K in casino revenues coming to Cazenovia area municipalities
(New York) -- More than $150,000 will be distributed among the four Cazenovia-area municipalities for them to spend in any way they see fit, thanks to the 2018 New York...

4/12/2017

article Madison County awarded gaming revenue
(New York) -- The recently adopted New York State 2018 budget includes a payment of $2.25 million in shared host community gaming revenue for Madison County, according...

4/10/2017

article State keeps promise to Madison County
(New York) -- Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has kept his promise and included $2.25 million toward Madison County in his 2017-18 fiscal budget. The money will help offset losses...

4/5/2017

article Why a casino in Onondaga County isn't in the cards
(New York) -- Casinos are popping up all over New York state, and their locations are getting closer and closer to Onondaga County. Yellow Brick Road is a mile from the...

4/4/2017

article Add one more casino to upstate NY
(New York) -- Make that 10 casinos between Batavia and Albany. The Oneida Nation said it plans to open its third casino in central New York next year, adding to an...
article Oneida Nation announces new casino in Central New York
(New York) -- Upstate New York appears to be getting yet another casino, according to a story from Syracuse.com. The Oneida Nation plans to begin construction in May on...
article New York Casino Gambling: Tribe Announces Plan To Build Another Casino
(New York) -- New York’s casino gambling market is set to get even more crowded. Syracuse.com reported that the Oneida Indian Nation plans to build a $40-50...

4/3/2017

article Oneida Nation announces third casino in Central New York
(New York) -- The Oneida Indian Nation will begin construction in May on its third Central New York casino called Point Palace Casino to be located on Route 31 in the...
article Oneida Nation to Build Third Casino in New York
(New York) -- A new casino will join the New York state gambling market next spring. The Oneida Indian Nation announced that it will build its third full-fledged casino...
article Point Place: Oneida Nation plans to build $40M casino on Onondaga County border
(New York) -- The Oneida Indian Nation is planning to open a 65,000-square-foot casino along the Onondaga County border — a facility that would be located one hour...
article New York Casino Near Syracuse Announced by Oneida Indian Nation to Compete With Del Lago
(New York) -- An upstate New York casino is set to be developed by the Oneida Indian Nation near Syracuse, as the tribe announced this week it will spend up to $50...

4/2/2017

article OIN to open Bridgeport casino, eying Spring of 2018 open
(New York) -- The Oneida Indian Nation quieted the local rumor mill on Sunday following months of speculation as to what the Nation had planned in Bridgeport. Point...
article Oneida Nation to open new casino creating 200 jobs
(New York) -- A new casino is coming to Central New York, the Oneida Nation announced on Sunday. Construction will soon begin for Point Place Casino in Bridgeport, along...

4/1/2017

article Oneida Nation to build a $40 million-plus casino near Onondaga County line
(New York) -- The Oneida Indian Nation will soon begin construction on its third Central New York casino - this one in Bridgeport - just over the Onondaga County-Madison...

3/26/2017

press release GAN launches Simulated Gaming™ for the Oneida Indian Nation’s Turning Stone Resort Casino in upstate New York.
(New York) -- GAN plc (“GAN” or the “Company”), an award-winning developer and supplier of enterprise-level B2B Internet gaming software,...

3/24/2017

article Where to build new Oneida Nation casino? County Executive suggests downtown Utica
(New York) -- These are the main issues Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente Jr. spoke about Tuesday afternoon with the Observer-Dispatch Editorial Board. On the...

3/23/2017

article Another casino for the Mohawk Valley?
(New York) -- Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente Jr. told the editorial board of the Utica Observer-Dispatch this week that he approached the Oneida Indian Nation...

3/7/2017

article Oneida Nation casino proposed in Utica along with craft beer museum
(New York) -- A new Oneida Nation casino similar to the Yellow Brick Road casino in Chittenango is being proposed for Utica, according to Oneida County Executive Anthony...

2/9/2017

article Gambling pot grows for Madison County
(New York) -- While Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente Jr. has taken issue with the extra $2.25 million of gaming revenue Madison County would receive if the...

1/25/2017

article Proposed NYS Budget Settles Casino Cash Dispute
(New York) -- An allocation in Gov. Andrew Cuomo's proposed budget could resolve a dispute over casino revenues in the Mohawk Valley. Cuomo's budget would give...

1/20/2017

article Officials pleased initial state budget includes gaming revenue for Madison County
(New York) -- After a tumultuous process, Madison County appears poised to receive compensation as a host county to the Oneida Indian Nation’s Yellowbrick Road...
article State budget proposal would redistribute casino profits, Madison County gets more
(New York) -- Gov. Cuomo's proposed 2018 budget would give Madison County what it's been fighting for: a bigger share of money from casinos. The state budget...

1/19/2017

article Madison County to Get Share of Gambling Revenue from State
(New York) -- Under Governor Andrew Cuomo's proposed 2018 budget Madison County will now get their share of gambling revenue from New York state.

1/16/2017

article Oneida Nation mum on use of 110 acres of Bridgeport property
(New York) -- The Oneida Indian Nation has paid $1.35 million in five transactions for nearly 110 acres on the western edge of Madison County. The local rumor mill has...

12/22/2016

article Oneida Nation shells out nearly $13 million in holiday bonuses, raises
(New York) -- Nearly all of the Oneida Nation's 4,500 employees received a pay or holiday cash bonus this year, Nation officials have announced. In all, the Oneida...

12/20/2016

article 2nd Circ. Asked To Rethink Giving Casino Land To NY Tribe [sub req]
(New York) -- A nonprofit seeking to prevent the federal government from entrusting land surrounding New York's Turning Stone Resort and Casino to the Oneida Indian...

12/16/2016

article Cayuga, other CNY counties in Oneidas' gaming zone get larger payments in 2016
(New York) -- Thanks to a boost in revenue, most central New York counties in the Oneida Indian Nation's exclusive gaming zone received larger payments in 2016. Data...

12/12/2016

article 2nd Circ. Hands DOI Another Win On Oneida Trust Land [sub req]
(New York) -- The Second Circuit on Friday upheld a lower court ruling that tossed a challenge to the U.S. Department of the Interior's 2008 decision to take...
article Oneida Indian Nation Police honored with accreditation
(New York) -- The Oneida Indian Nation Police have received the top distinction from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) for the seventh...

11/28/2016

article Oneida Nation Police force receives accreditation
(New York) -- The Oneida Indian Nation Police has received accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies for the seventh time since...

11/13/2016

article Second Circuit affirms Oneida trust land approval
(New York) -- The federal government’s putting 13,004 acres of land Oneida Indian Nation land into trust does not violate the U.S. Constitution, the U.S. Court of...

11/11/2016

article Oneida Nation wins another decision in long-running land dispute
(New York) -- The Oneida Nation can reacquire its ancestral territory through the land-into-trust process, a federal appeals court ruled on Wednesday. In the latest...

11/10/2016

article Judges OK Seizure of 13,000 Acres for Oneida Nation's Casino
(New York) -- The federal government's seizure of 13,000 acres of land in central New York to take into trust for an American Indian Nation does not violate the...

11/8/2016

article Three address county spending plan in Rome public hearing
(New York) -- Three people spoke at Monday’s public hearing on the proposed 2017 Oneida County budget at the Rome Courthouse. There was no opposition to the county...

10/17/2016

article Veto By Governor Won't Stop Fight For Casino Gaming Revenue
(New York) -- A bill vetoed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo this month would have given Madison County some of the cash the Oneida Indian nation pays to state as part of a compact...

10/11/2016

article OUR VIEW: Casino revenue and Madison County
(New York) -- Recently, Gov. Andrew Cuomo vetoed a bill — that was passed almost unanimously by both houses of the state legislature — that would have...

10/4/2016

article Madison County: Cuomo vetoes casino revenue-sharing bill
(New York) -- Madison County officials are reacting after Gov. Andrew Cuomo vetoed a bill that would have provided the county with its “fair share of revenue...

10/3/2016

article Cuomo’s casino host-county veto irks Madison County officials
(New York) -- Madison County officials are unhappy with Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s decision to veto a bill that would provide Madison County with a host-county share of...
article Gov. Cuomo vetoes bill giving Madison County bigger share of casino profits
(New York) -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo vetoed a bill Friday that would have increased the amount of money Madison County gets from slot machine profits within the county. The...

9/24/2016

article Madison County Looks for NYS Gambling Revenue
(New York) -- Legislation is currently sitting on Governor Andrew Cuomo’s desk that would change the distribution of gaming revenue generated by the Oneida Indian...

9/23/2016

article Madison County officials urge Cuomo to sign casino revenue bill
(New York) -- Officials in Madison County are urging Gov. Andrew Cuomo to sign a law that would allow the state to share gaming revenue from the Yellow Brick Road Casino...

9/22/2016

article Madison County officials urge governor to sign host county gaming revenue bill
(New York) -- Madison County and state officials are urging their constituents to send a clear, resounding message to Governor Andrew Cuomo regarding the sharing of...

8/24/2016

article NYS State Fair: Oneida Indian Nation selects Six Nations Indian Village princess
(New York) -- Oneida Nation Member Jenna Jacobs, of the Wolf Clan, first visited the Indian Village at the New York State Fair with her parents when she was 4 years old...

8/23/2016

article Oneida County’s casino settlement share up 19 percent
(New York) -- Money flowing to Oneida County from the casino settlement is ahead of 2015 by a hefty 19 percent at the halfway mark. The county has received $7.7 million...

8/22/2016

article Lago casino wins another lawsuit
(New York) -- The latest lawsuit to try to block a Finger Lakes casino was dismissed Monday by a state Supreme Court judge. The lawsuit, filed by behalf of local...

7/29/2016

article Business magazine names Oneida Nation area’s No. 1 employer
(New York) -- According to the latest survey by the Central New York Business Journal, the Oneida Indian Nation’s workforce is the biggest in the area again. The...

7/5/2016

article Halbritter sees three keys to future development successes
(New York) -- A man who has played a big role in growing the region’s economy sees three keys to future development successes. Alignment, mutual success and a long...

6/17/2016

article Oneida Indian Nation opens new store for history buffs in Sherrill
(New York) -- A new store in Sherrill is offering history enthusiasts, war re-enactors and film producers opportunities to further preserve history. Oneida Heritage,...

6/13/2016

article Judge dismisses suit vs. Gaming Commission, del Lago
(New York) -- A Schenectady County State Supreme Court Judge has dismissed an Article 78 lawsuit filed against the state Gaming Commission and others over the issuance...
article Oneida Indian Nation lawsuit against del Lago casino dismissed
(New York) -- On Friday, the Oneida Nation’s legal challenge to the $425 million Tyre, Seneca County project currently under construction that will be in...

6/11/2016

article Courts dismiss lawsuits filed against Seneca County casino
(New York) -- Del Lago Resort & Casino in Tyre, Seneca County, is declaring victory after two state courts threw out lawsuits filed against the $440 million project...
article Oneida Indian lawsuit against Finger Lakes casino dismissed
(New York) -- A legal challenge by the Oneida Indians to a casino under construction in the Finger Lakes that will compete with the tribe’s casino was dismissed on...
article Oneida Indian Nation lawsuit against Finger Lakes casino dismissed
(New York) -- The lawsuit against del Lago Resort & Casino seeking to invalidate its state casino license was dismissed by a judge Friday. State Supreme Court...

6/10/2016

article Lago wins two critical court cases
(New York) -- The del Lago casino being built in Seneca County beat back two important lawsuits on Friday. First, a state Supreme Court judge rejected a lawsuit by the...

6/5/2016

article Yellow Brick Road Casino celebrates one year anniversary
(New York) -- The area of Chittenango is famous for being the home of Lyman Frank Baum, the author of children’s books, most notably ‘The Wonderful Wizard of...

6/4/2016

article No place like Chittenango, say officials on casino’s one-year anniversary
(New York) -- The Yellow Brick Road Casino, 800 West Genesee St., celebrated its one-year anniversary Thursday with thanks to its employees, and the business and...

5/14/2016

article State seeks dismissal of lawsuit challenge to Tyre casino
(New York) -- New York state says the Oneida Indian Nation’s lawsuit challenging the state license issued for a competing Finger Lakes casino ought to be dismissed.

5/13/2016

article State seeks dismissal of lawsuit challenge to Tyre casino
(New York) -- New York state says the Oneida Indian Nation’s lawsuit challenging the state license issued for a competing Finger Lakes casino ought to be dismissed.

5/10/2016

article State files motion to dismiss del Lago lawsuit
(New York) -- A challenge to the licensure of the now-under-construction del Lago Resort & Casino in Tyre could be dismissed. In January, the Oneida Indian Nation...

5/2/2016

article Oneidas launch PAC attack
(New York) -- The Syracuse paper got the drop on this story and it could have an impact in the race for the 22nd Congressional District. The Oneidas, who operate Turning...

5/1/2016

article Oneida Indian Nation bankrolls PAC against Claudia Tenney in race for Congress
(New York) -- A super PAC with ties to the Oneida Indian Nation formally launched a campaign Sunday against Claudia Tenney and her Republican primary campaign in the...

4/24/2016

article Madison County could face long wait for any share of revenue from slots
(New York) -- Despite overwhelming approval from both houses in the state Legislature, a bill that would provide Madison County a portion of slot machine revenue...

4/21/2016

article Madison County hopes for Cuomo’s approval of host county payments
(New York) -- Madison County is anxiously waiting for Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo to sign legislation that would allow them to receive payments as part of their host county...

4/18/2016

article Exclusive: Vernon Downs investor concerned about market share, continued impact of Oneida monopoly
(New York) -- While Tioga Downs in the Southern Tier of Upstate New York works busily toward getting their facilities ready to open a full scale casino shortly after the...

4/13/2016

article Madison County to get more casino money under bill Assembly passes
(New York) -- A bill passed by both houses of the New York State Legislature would give Madison County for the first time a share of the Yellow Brick Road Casino profits...

4/12/2016

article Assembly Passes Magee bill to ensure revenue sharing for Madison County
(New York) -- Assemblyman Bill Magee (D-Nelson) announced that legislation he authored to ensure Madison County receives a share of revenue from gaming facilities within...
article Casino revenue sharing bill moves forward after New York State Senate approval
(New York) -- On Tuesday, the State Senate of New York approved a casino revenue sharing bill that would see the Yellow Brick Road Casino providing Madison County with...
article Madison County measure seeking share of casino payout passes state Senate
(New York) -- Madison County would gain a share of the casino revenue paid to the state by the Oneida Indian Nation under legislation passed by state Senate Monday by...

4/11/2016

article NY State Senate votes to share more casino profits with Madison County
(New York) -- Madison County would get 25 percent of the Yellow Brick Road Casino slot machine profits that the Oneida Indian Nation pays to New York under a bill...

3/23/2016

article Oneida Indian Nation wins Freedom of Information lawsuit against New York Gaming Commission
(New York) -- The Oneida Indian Nation has won a Freedom of Information lawsuit it filed in September against the New York Gaming Commission. The Oneidas filed the suit...

3/20/2016

article FOI suit against N.Y. Gaming Commission won by Oneida Nation
(New York) -- In one of two lawsuits against the New York Gaming Commission, a judge in New York ruled this week that the Oneida Nation has the right to view documents...

3/19/2016

article Oneida Nation Wins Lawsuit against New York State Gaming Commission
(New York) -- A New York judge has ruled in favor of the Oneida Indian Nation in a lawsuit against the New York State Gaming Commission regarding information that the...

3/18/2016

article Judge: State must release some docs used in casino siting
(New York) -- A state judge has ordered gambling regulators to give the Oneida Indian Nation some documents used to determine casino license awards in upstate New York....
article Oneidas win FOIL suit over new casino locations
(New York) -- The Oneidas, who operate the Turning Stone casino near Syracuse, have won a lawsuit seeking information from the state Gaming Commission about how the...

3/5/2016

article Madison County's claim for casino revenues raises ire, questions
(New York) -- It seemed, at least for awhile, the growth of the casino industry in New York and its related economic spinoffs were going well. In recent months, however...
article Former Solvay cop who pulled gun in bar is no longer working for Oneida Nation
(New York) -- A former Solvay cop who pulled a gun during a barroom scuffle is not employed by the Oneida Indian Nation Police Department anymore. Curt Francemone, 52,...

2/24/2016

article Ortt introduces legislation concerning casino funding formula
(New York) -- State Sen. Rob Ortt has introduced legislation that would change the state’s funding formula for the Seneca Niagara Casino, allowing Niagara Falls to...

2/23/2016

article New legislation seeks to revise 2013 deal with Oneida Nation
(New York) -- A proposed revision to the 2013 Oneida Settlement Agreement (pdf), which would mean more money for Madison County, New York, has leaders of Madison...
article Oneida and Madison counties at odds over casino revenue
(New York) -- An official from Oneida County is threatening legal action over proposed state legislation that would give Madison County more casino revenue from the...
article Picente says Madison County should have consulted Oneida County over slot revenue amendment
(New York) -- Contention continues to swirl around state Sen. David Valesky’s proposed legislation that would increase the revenue Madison County receives as part...
article From the archives: When the Oneida Bingo Hall burst into flames
(New York) -- Residents in on the southern edge of Oneida awoke to a loud explosion 28 years ago, on Feb. 21, when the controversial Oneida Indian Nation bingo hall...

2/22/2016

article DOC: NY Senate Bill to give Madison County host county revenue from slot machines in Madison County
(New York) -- NY Senate Bill to give Madison County host county revenue from slot machines in Madison County
article Madison, Oneida counties in dispute over Madison County slot revenue
(New York) -- Local county leaders are at odds over the distribution of slot machine revenue collected by New York state from the Oneida Indian Nation. Madison County...

2/20/2016

article Bill seeks to revise 2013 deal with Oneida Nation
(New York) -- The leaders of Oneida and Madison counties are feuding over a proposed revision to the 2013 Oneida Settlement Agreement, which would give Madison County...

2/19/2016

article Central NY counties fighting over Oneida Indian casino revenue
(New York) -- Oneida County officials are trying to block the state from giving neighboring Madison County a bigger share of gambling revenue from the Oneida Indian...

2/12/2016

article Madison County seeks Oneida Nation host county status
(New York) -- Madison County’s Board of Supervisors discussed the ongoing impact of the 2013 agreement between the Oneida Indian Nation and the state at a special...

1/29/2016

article SLIDESHOW: Oneida Indian Nation releases calendars featuring guest photos
(New York) -- The Oneida Nation is celebrating the beauty of the region by featuring guest submitted photos in the Turning Stone and Yellow Brick Road Casino 2016...

1/24/2016

article Seneca County Chamber president condemns Oneida lawsuit as ‘frivolous’
(New York) -- The Oneida Indian Nation continues to show a “complete disregard for the welfare of residents in a significant portion of the Finger Lakes and...

1/22/2016

article Oneidas file Article 78 over casino project
(New York) -- The Oneida Indian Nation is the latest opponent of the yet-to-be-built Lago Resort & Casino to file an Article 78 petition. The litigation, filed...
press release Village of Whitesboro, Oneida Indian Nation, Descendants of Hugh White Family Come Together to Design New Village Seal
(New York) -- Today the Mayor of the Village of Whitesboro and the Oneida Indian Nation announced they will meet to discuss the creation of a new emblem for the Village...

1/21/2016

article Oneida Nation Sues New York State to Block Upstate Casino
(New York) -- The Oneida Nation has launched legal action to block the building of the newly licensed Lago Resort & Casino in Upstate New York.

1/20/2016

article Latest Lago-related lawsuit names Gaming Commission
(New York) -- The planned Lago casino in Tyre, Seneca County has generated several legal actions from would-be competitors including the Oneida Nation, whose Turning...
article Oneida Indian Nation files 7th suit over Lago casino project
(New York) -- The Oneida Indian Nation is suing New York over its decision to award a license to the Lago casino project. The lawsuit filed Tuesday is the latest move by...
article Oneida Nation continues fight against Finger Lakes casino
(New York) -- The Oneida Nation has filed a new lawsuit — this time in Manhattan Supreme Court — to try to get the state’s gaming commission to shut...
article Oneida Nation files lawsuit in bid to overturn Lago license
(New York) -- The pushback against a casino that’s under construction west of Syracuse continues. The Oneida Indian Nation, which operates casinos in Oneida and...
article Oneida Nation sues Gaming Commission, again, over Lago selection
(New York) -- The Oneida Indians asked a state court Tuesday to throw out a license recently granted to a rival casino being built in upstate New York, claiming the...
article Seneca County officials 'outraged' at Oneidas' lawsuit against Lago Resort & Casino
(New York) -- The Seneca County Board of Supervisors' leadership team slammed a new lawsuit filed by the Oneida Indian Nation that attempts to block construction of...

1/19/2016

article Oneida Indian Nation sues Gaming Commission over Lago Casino project
(New York) -- The Oneida Indians are asking a state court to throw out a license recently granted to a rival casino being built in upstate New York, claiming the...
article Oneida Indian Nation suing NY over Lago Casino
(New York) -- The Oneida Indian Nation is suing New York over its decision to award a license to the Lago casino project.
article Oneidas file lawsuit against Seneca County casino project, NY Gaming Commission
(New York) -- A new lawsuit filed in a Manhattan court Tuesday by the Oneida Indian Nation says the state Gaming Commission's selection of Lago Resort & Casino...
article Oneidas sue again over approval of gaming license for Seneca County casino
(New York) -- On Tuesday another in a string of lawsuits was announced over the construction of the Lago Resort & Casino in Seneca County.
article Oneidas sue again over Lago casino
(New York) -- The Oneida Indian Nation on Tuesday submitted another lawsuit to try to block competition from a Finger Lakes casino. The filing is the latest from the...
article Tribe Sues to Block Finger Lakes-Area Casino
(New York) -- A New York Native American tribe has filed a lawsuit to block a recently approved casino that has everyone from upstate casinos to racetracks worried about...

1/9/2016

article New grant to help homeless Oneida Tribe veterans
(New York) -- Help is on the way for homeless Native American veterans. The federal government plans to start setting aside $6 million a year to help the vets.

1/8/2016

article Seneca County Board of Supervisors Votes in Support of Casino
(New York) -- Last week, the Seneca County Board of Supervisors passed a resolution in support of the controversial Lago Resort & Casino planned for Tyre, near the...

12/30/2015

article Seneca County officials reaffirm support for Lago Resort & Casino, urge foes to 'stand down'
(New York) -- The Seneca County Board of Supervisors is ready to move on. In a resolution approved Tuesday, county officials reaffirmed their support for Lago Resort...

12/27/2015

article Legal battle expected after New York approves 3 casinos
(New York) -- New York State's gaming regulators may have sounded the death knell for one Thoroughbred racetrack when they approved licenses for three new casinos in...

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