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Oneida Nation

article Madison County divvies up 'host community' payment from Oneida Indian Nation
(10/14/2019)
(New York) -- Like Oneida County, Madison County now receives money from the Oneida Indian Nation as a “host community” to its gaming facilities. The state,...
article Oneida Nation, VVS to co-host cultural educational program
(10/12/2019)
(New York) -- The Oneida Indian Nation announced a partnership with the Vernon-Verona-Sherrill school district to co-host a cultural educational program at VVS High...
article Picente proposes $439M county budget
(10/4/2019)
(New York) -- A $2 million fund to help with job recruitment and training in the trades, along with aid to cities and towns for housing and Main Street projects are part...
article Oneida Indian Nation recognizes more than 200 employees
(10/3/2019)
(New York) -- The Oneida Indian Nation held its annual Service Awards Gala and honored the many employees who have reached various milestone years with the Nation.
article Oneida Indian Nation recognizes more than 200 employees
(10/3/2019)
(New York) -- The Oneida Indian Nation held its annual Service Awards Gala and honored the many employees who have reached various milestone years with the Nation.
5 Total Articles on this Issue

Columbus/Indigenous Day

article Columbus Day or Indigenous Peoples' Day? Buffalo school kids to decide
(10/13/2019)
(New York) -- The movement to observe the second Monday in October as Indigenous Peoples’ Day, rather than Columbus Day, continues in communities across the United...
article More Localities Drop Columbus Day for Indigenous Peoples’ Day
(10/13/2019)
(New York) -- Since 2015, several Council members in the District of Columbia have attempted to rename Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples’ Day. On four different...
article ESC Discusses Indigenous Peoples Day
(10/8/2019)
(New York) -- This week, ESC talked to the Native Americans Council at Columbia about Indigenous Peoples Day and discussed how best to support them. ESC Bureau Chief...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

New York Gaming

article EXCLUSIVE: Survivor of Brooklyn bloodbath escaped earlier murder try over his gambling, according to his aunt
(10/13/2019)
(New York) -- Dashawn Kearse just beat the odds again. Twenty-five years after surviving a near-fatal baseball bat beating over his gambling, the 38-year-old Brooklyn...
article MGM CEO: Empire City Casino presents big opportunities in sports, entertainment and jobs
(10/11/2019)
(New York) -- The head of MGM Resorts International said that his latest acquisition in Yonkers would like to see an expansion of sports, entertainment and food, as he...
article Dowd: Long Island needs to get its share of casino revenue
(10/11/2019)
(New York) -- Drive past Jake’s 58 casino any morning on the LIE and you can see the future. The parking lot there is often filled to capacity – at 10 a.m....
article Money line: Long Island gambling venues eye expansion
(10/11/2019)
(New York) -- Besides death and taxes, there’s another sure thing: People will always spend lots of money on games of chance. And that’s why the agencies...
article Editorial: Help communities not casino owners
(10/10/2019)
(New York) -- Here’s what we know about the Resorts World Casino near Monticello. It cost too much to build and operate. It loses money at a rate that has been,...
article Lawsuit Alleges Financial Malfeasance By Jake's 58 Parent Company
(10/8/2019)
(New York) -- A lawsuit claims the management corporation of Jake’s 58 Casino on Long Island has violated terms of agreement and overpaid itself millions of dollars. The...
article Suffolk OTB: Jake's 58 Hotel and Casino's parent company misused millions of dollars
(10/7/2019)
(New York) -- Suffolk County OTB on Monday filed a lawsuit against Delaware North alleging that the company misused millions of dollars from Jake’s 58 Hotel and...
article Del Lago Casino's sports betting revenue surpasses $1M after first month of NFL season
(10/4/2019)
(New York) -- The sports wagering lounge at del Lago Resort & Casino has provided the Seneca County gaming center with a revenue boost since it opened in August....
article Hockey arena just the start of big questions for Belmont, Aqueduct and casinos
(9/30/2019)
(New York) -- When the New York Islanders broke ground on a new hockey arena at Belmont Park last week, local and state officials hailed it as the beginning of new era...
article Sports betting booming at del Lago
(9/30/2019)
(New York) -- Six weeks into sports betting in New York State, DraftKings SportsBook at del Lago Resort & Casino is booming. SportsBook manager, Gavin Mercado says...
article Schenectady mayor proposes tax decrease, thanks to casino revenues
(9/30/2019)
(New York) -- For the fifth straight year city residents will see their property taxes fall — this time by under a half percent — under Mayor Gary McCarthy...
article OP/ED: Resorts World Catskills Is A Safe Bet For Travelers
(9/30/2019)
(New York) -- For the traveler who believes almost is just not good enough, and except for should be stricken from the lexicon, Resorts World Catskills Casino Resort is...
12 Total Articles on this Issue

Opioid Crisis

article Judge will halt lawsuits against Purdue Pharma, its owners
(10/11/2019)
(New York) -- A judge is pushing for a settlement of more than 2,600 lawsuits facing OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma with a decision Friday to pause litigation against the...
1 Article on this Issue

Sports Betting

article How bettors can avoid being rink amateurs when wagering NHL
(10/11/2019)
(New York) -- The popularity of NHL betting has risen exponentially in recent years, thanks in large part to the meteoric rise of the Vegas Golden Knights and the...
article Feds Indict Mob Member For Trying To Fix An NCAA Basketball Game In 2018
(10/7/2019)
(New York) -- The US government is alleging that members of an organized crime family tried to fix a top-level college basketball game in 2018. Wiretaps on the Colombo...
article Newgioco Group Engages Experienced Bookmaker to Lead U.S. Development
(10/3/2019)
(New York) -- Newgioco Group, Inc. (“Newgioco” or the “Company”) (OTCQB: NWGI), a global gaming technology company providing fully integrated software solutions to...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Seneca Nation

article Seneca Supervisors extend room occupancy tax for three years
(10/10/2019)
(New York) -- The board voted 10-1 to support a motion sponsored by Supervisor Bob Hayssen, R-Varick, that calls on Gov. Andrew Cuomo to close down the Seneca Nation of...
article New Seneca Sports Lounge opens at KeyBank Center
(10/6/2019)
(New York) -- Sabres fans at Saturday night’s home opener will be able to enjoy a new Vegas-style amenity right at the KeyBank Center. The new Seneca Sports Lounge...
article Sabres Unveil Seneca Sports Lounge Inside KBC
(10/5/2019)
(New York) -- On Saturday morning, just hours before the Sabres' home opener of their 50th anniversary season, the team was joined by the Seneca Gaming Corporation...
article Seneca leader Snyder honored during funeral
(10/5/2019)
(New York) -- Hundreds of relatives, friends and associates bid final farewell Friday to influential Seneca Nation leader Barry E. Snyder Sr., who died Tuesday after a...
article Seneca leader Snyder honored during funeral on Friday
(10/4/2019)
(New York) -- Hundreds of relatives, friends and associates bid final farewell Friday to influential Seneca Nation leader Barry E. Snyder Sr., who died Tuesday after a...
article Barry Snyder Sr., five-term Seneca Nation president and entrepreneur, has died
(10/1/2019)
(New York) -- Barry E. Snyder Sr. grew up in poverty, struggled with adversity and wound up as one of the most powerful business and government leaders in the history of...
article Seneca Nation mourns passing of Barry E. Snyder Sr.
(10/1/2019)
(New York) -- Barry E. Snyder, Sr. a visionary, respected and influential business and political leader of the Seneca Nation of Indians, passed away today after a brief...
article Mabel F. Chambers, surgical technician, Seneca Nation lawyer
(9/30/2019)
(New York) -- Mabel F. Chambers left an established career as a surgical technician in 1985 to become an attorney for the Seneca Nation of Indians, where her research...
8 Total Articles on this Issue

Sports Leagues

article Breaking Down The Indictments In Attempted NCAA Match-Fixing Scheme
(10/8/2019)
(New York) -- As detailed by Legal Sports Report last week, the Department of Justice unsealed three indictments against a range of New York-based individuals including...
article NHL’s Hank Williams? Green Day song may be new hockey anthem
(9/30/2019)
(New York) -- The NHL could be on the way to its version of ”Are You Ready For Some Football?” The league is announcing a two-year partnership with Green Day...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Flutter Entertainment

article Flutter Entertainment $12.2 Billion Takeover Offer is Credit Positive For The Stars Group, Says Moody’s
(10/7/2019)
(New York) -- Last week, Flutter Entertainment Plc revealed a $12.2 billion all stock offer for rival The Stars Group, a deal that, if consummated, would create a global...
1 Article on this Issue

Seneca Niagara

article Supervisors debate asking governor to close Seneca Nation casinos
(10/7/2019)
(New York) -- It may be more symbolic than realistic, but the Seneca County Board of Supervisors will consider a motion Tuesday calling on Gov. Andrew Cuomo to close the...
article EDITORIAL: First The Thruway, Now The Casinos
(10/6/2019)
(New York) -- It took far too long, but the good news is that New York State and the Seneca Nation of Indians have agreed to a plan that will allow for desperately...
article Niagara Falls proposed budget raises taxes,cuts jobs
(10/6/2019)
(New York) -- With a budget deficit of more than four million dollars, Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster says changes have to be made when it comes to the city’s...
article Buffalo’s budget woes get real
(9/30/2019)
(New York) -- A Wall Street bond-rating agency recently delivered bad, if unsurprising, financial news to the City of Buffalo: The agency had downgraded the city’s...
article EDITORIAL: Hopeful sign that Senecas, state cooperating on thruway
(9/28/2019)
(New York) -- It is an issue that should not be related to any sort of individual group of people or whatever differences of opinion they may be having of late as it...
5 Total Articles on this Issue

Turning Stone

article Oneida Co. Health Department: Turning Stone employee tests positive for Hepatitis A
(10/4/2019)
(New York) -- The Oneida County Health Department has confirmed one positive case of Hepatitis A. According to a statement, the department has been working...
article Turning Stone worker has Hepatitis A; exposed guests, workers contacted
(10/4/2019)
(New York) -- A Turning Stone Resort Casino room service delivery worker has tested positive for Hepatitis A, according to resort officials. Hepatiitis A is a disease...
article Turning Stone Resort employee has tested positive for Hepatitis A
(10/3/2019)
(New York) -- NewsChannel 9 has learned that an employee at the Turning Stone Resort and Casino has tested positive for Hepatitis A. Upon learning of this, the Oneida...
article New Hampton Inn to be built adjacent to Turning Stone
(10/2/2019)
(New York) -- A new Hampton Inn by Hilton is coming to Verona near the Turning Stone Resort Casino. Benchmark Development, which is based in Massachusetts, announced...
article New major chain hotel to be built near Turning Stone Casino Resort
(9/30/2019)
(New York) -- Construction is expected to begin shortly on a new Hampton Inn by Hilton on land adjacent to the Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona. The hotel, slated...
5 Total Articles on this Issue

Fantasy Sports

article A Fortune 100 company has blocked fantasy football on its work computers
(10/2/2019)
(New York) -- This Fortune 100 company has punted on fantasy football. Workers at New York Life’s headquarters in New York City were stunned Monday morning when...
article DraftKings named as NFL's first official daily fantasy partner
(9/30/2019)
(New York) -- The agreement gives DraftKings exclusive access to NFL branding for use across its suite of daily fantasy sports (DFS) products., with the partners also...
article NFL Names DraftKings as Official Daily Fantasy Partner
(9/30/2019)
(New York) -- The National Football League (NFL) announced a landmark partnership to make DraftKings the first-ever Official Daily Fantasy Partner of the League. This...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

PokerStars

article OP/ED: Paddy Power Owner Makes a $6 Billion Bet Against the Antitrust Police
(10/2/2019)
(New York) -- When a bookmaker’s shares shoot up as much as 22% on a wager to dominate the market for online betting, you can see what investors are thinking: This...
1 Article on this Issue

Catskills Casino

article Empire Resorts could cut staff, salaries if plan to go private isn’t approved
(9/27/2019)
(New York) -- Fifteen percent staff cuts, salary concessions and manager layoffs are all possible if shareholders don’t approve a plan by gaming mogul K.T. Lim to...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

article Police probe for motive in killings at illegal gambling spot
(10/13/2019)
(New York) -- Police were investigating Sunday whether a gambling dispute, robbery or something else led to the shooting deaths of four people at an illegal gambling...
article Columbus Day or Indigenous Peoples' Day? Buffalo school kids to decide
(10/13/2019)
(New York) -- The movement to observe the second Monday in October as Indigenous Peoples’ Day, rather than Columbus Day, continues in communities across the United...
article Op/Ed: For Life to Continue on Earth, Every Day Must Be Indigenous People’s Day
(10/13/2019)
(New York) -- Until relatively recently in human history, most people had a sense of a living Earth. We understood trees, forests, rivers, mountains, humans, animals and...
article Capture the soul of Woodstock with Craig Harris
(10/13/2019)
(New York) -- It was a weekend of “love, music and peace” that transpired at the Woodstock Music & Arts Fair, Aug. 15 through Aug. 19, 1969, on a 601-...
article The Brooklyn Literary Prize Celebrates the Shortlist Authors McNally Jackson
(10/13/2019)
(New York) -- Join in an evening of books and bubbly, celebrating this year’s celebrating this year’s crop of nominees, including: Fiction & Poetry...
article Cee-lo Dice Game Dispute Likely Led to New York City Bloodbath
(10/13/2019)
(New York) -- Four people were killed — and four others were injured — during a dice game-related argument that turned deadly Saturday in a New York illegal...
article NYPD Probe Shooting in Apparent Brooklyn Gambling Den
(10/13/2019)
(New York) -- Detectives in Brooklyn are piecing together a Saturday morning shooting that left four people dead in what police believed was an illegal gambling den in...
article Police Are Investigating Brooklyn's Second Mass Shooting in Three Months
(10/13/2019)
(New York) -- New York City police investigators are still trying to piece together what unfolded at 74 Utica Avenue on Saturday morning. They say gunfire erupted just...
article Police Identify 4 Killed In Brooklyn Gunfire At Illegal Gambling Spot
(10/13/2019)
(New York) -- The four people killed when gunfire erupted at an illegal gambling club in Brooklyn were all local men, police said Sunday as they continue to investigate...
article Police identify 4 killed in gunfire at illegal gambling spot
(10/13/2019)
(New York) -- The four people killed when gunfire erupted at an illegal gambling club in Brooklyn were all local men, police said Sunday as they continue to investigate...
article 4 killed, 3 injured in shooting at illegal gambling site in Brooklyn, police say
(10/12/2019)
(New York) -- Four people were killed and three injured in a Saturday morning shooting at an illegal gambling site in Brooklyn, New York police said. The shooting...
article A Fire Kept Burning: Mohawks In The North Country Work to Revive their Language
(10/11/2019)
(New York) -- It was morning on Ganienkeh, a Mohawk community near the Canadian border in Upstate New York, and about ten people had showed up for the daily tobacco...
article Suffolk OTB claims Delaware North overcharged millions at the taxpayers expense
(10/10/2019)
(New York) -- A lawsuit was filed this week against Delaware North, Suffolk Off-Track Betting, claiming the company is overcharging millions for rent, construction and...
article Urban Indian: celebrating 30 years of Native American artwork in New York
(10/6/2019)
(New York) -- In 1987, New York poet Diane Burns made a video of herself walking through the East Village. At one point, she walks up to the camera and asks: “Hey...
article American Indian Science and Engineering Society gives RIT professor its highest honor
(10/4/2019)
(New York) -- The American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) announced that Rochester Institute of Technology Professor Emeritus Roger Dube is the winner of...
article PODCAST: Talking Tennis with Actor, Former Player Vince Van Patten
(10/3/2019)
(New York) -- On the latest edition of the Beyond the Baseline Podcast, host Jon Wertheim talks with actor, former professional tennis player and World Poker Tour...
article Pre-eminent Native American author to open BABEL's season
(10/2/2019)
(New York) -- Just Buffalo Literary Center’s BABEL series kicks off the 2019-20 season Oct. 16 with N. Scott Momaday at Kleinhans Music Hall. The first Native American...
article The sounds of Lone Pinon and the American Southwest
(10/2/2019)
(New York) -- Beginning Wednesday, Oct. 9, and continuing through Oct. 12, Worlds of Music will present a series of free workshops, performances and talks, as well as a...
article Investment Opportunities in $150-Billion Sports Betting Market are Focus of Twin Industry Events by Clarion Gaming in New York City from Nov. 4 - 6
(10/2/2019)
(New York) -- New York City is set to become the epicenter of the $150-billion sports betting industry next month as a major investor summit, sponsored by Morgan Stanley...
article CNY musicians nominated for international Native American Music Awards
(10/1/2019)
(New York) -- Central New York songwriter Irv Lyons Jr. has been nominated for two Native American Music Awards, including Best Rock Recording and Song of the Year. Rex...

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