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Nephew is first Seneca Nation member to lead gaming corporation

Kevin Nephew is the new president and CEO of Seneca Gaming Corporation, the first Seneca Nation member to lead the corporation in its 18-year history. An enrolled member of the Nation’s Wolf Clan and resident of the Cattaraugus Territory, Nephew was officially approved Thursday for the post by Seneca Gaming’s board of directors.

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10/16/2020

article Nephew is first Seneca Nation member to lead gaming corporation
(New York) -- Kevin Nephew is the new president and CEO of Seneca Gaming Corporation, the first Seneca Nation member to lead the corporation in its 18-year history. An...

10/15/2020

article Nephew is first Seneca Nation member to lead gaming corporation
(New York) -- Kevin Nephew is the new president and CEO of Seneca Gaming Corporation, the first Seneca Nation member to lead the corporation in its 18-year history. An...
article Member of Seneca Nation named President & CEO of Seneca Gaming Corporation
(New York) -- With his promotion to president and CEO of the Seneca Gaming Corporation, Kevin Nephew has made history as the first member of the Seneca Nation to step...

10/3/2020

article Seneca artifacts digitized, to be delivered to museum in Salamanca
(New York) -- Unearthed, digitized and soon to be repatriated, artifacts from two Seneca Nation towns are beginning to share their rich stories online thanks to a...

10/1/2020

article Seneca Gaming announces 300 layoffs due to reduced operations
(New York) -- Seneca Gaming Corporation has announced a total of 300 layoffs at its three casino properties in Western New York as a result of the ongoing impacts of the...

9/29/2020

article Gaming leadership: Holly Gagnon ‘pivots’ from CEO to consulting role
(New York) -- After the coronavirus pandemic forced Seneca Gaming Corp. to close its three upstate New York casinos in March, CEO Holly Gagnon put together an extensive...

9/21/2020

article Seneca Resorts & Casinos Changes Live Shows Schedule
(New York) -- Seneca Resorts and Casinos officially announced the cancelation of live events that were supposed to take place over the months until the end of this year...

9/18/2020

article Seneca Resorts & Casinos win gaming magazine awards
(New York) -- There was good news and bad news this week regarding Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino. The good news is that Casino Player magazine revealed its Best of...

9/17/2020

article Seneca Party caucus scheduled for Friday
(New York) -- The Seneca Party will hold its caucus on Friday to select the party’s slate of candidates for the upcoming Seneca Nation elections in November.
article Seneca Resorts & Casinos win gaming magazine awards
(New York) -- There was good news and bad news this week regarding Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino. The good news is that Casino Player magazine revealed its Best of...

9/7/2020

article Federal judge denies state motion for dismissal of Seneca Thruway suit
(New York) -- The Seneca Nation is celebrating a beneficial ruling in an ongoing lawsuit concerning the use of its lands for the construction of the New York State...

9/6/2020

article Seneca Nation: Schools should stop using Native American mascots
(New York) -- More than 50 high schools across New York state still have mascots with Native American origins, and the Seneca Nation called for the practice to end,...

9/5/2020

article Seneca Nation mourns 91-year-old, her 2 daughters
(New York) -- Three women from the same family died of COVID-19 in the Allegany Territory of the Seneca Nation’s tribe’s New York reservation near Salamanca...

9/4/2020

article Seneca lawsuit continues
(New York) -- The Seneca Nation is celebrating a victory in an ongoing lawsuit concerning the use of its lands for the construction of the New York State Thruway. On...

9/3/2020

article Seneca Nation to receive $937K in state, federal support for transit system
(New York) -- The Seneca Nation is expected to receive $407,650 in federal funds to support the Seneca Transit System during the COVID-19 pandemic. This funding is a...

9/2/2020

article Seneca Niagara Casino employee tests positive for COVID-19
(New York) -- An employee at Seneca Niagara Casino has tested positive for COVID-19. According to a letter sent to all employees, the person worked at the casino last...

8/31/2020

article Lives Lost: Seneca Nation Mourns 91-Year-Old, 2 Daughters
(New York) -- During a recent procession for three Seneca women who died of COVID-19, community members lined the streets. A giant Seneca Nation flag hung over a roadway...
article Seneca Nation mourns loss of three family members due to COVID-19
(New York) -- The Seneca Nation in New York state is mourning three beloved tribal citizens. Ninety-one-year-old Norma Kennedy and her two daughters, 71-year-old Diane...

8/21/2020

article Seneca Resorts and Casinos cuts 150 positions
(New York) -- The Seneca Gaming Corporation announced that, due to an ongoing slowdown in business caused by the novel coronavirus, the company has eliminated 150...

8/18/2020

article Seneca Gaming Corp. Weathers Lockdown Storm via Job Cuts
(New York) -- Seneca Gaming Corporation is ready for some changes when it comes to the staff members associated with its tribal venues across New York State. The tribal...
article Seneca Gaming exec receives Buffalo Business First award
(New York) -- Christina Jimerson, a Seneca Gaming Corporation executive, has been honored as a Buffalo Business First 2020 Women of Influence “Behind The Scenes...

8/17/2020

article Seneca Resorts & Casinos adjusts entertainment lineup, announces corporate recognition
(New York) -- Seneca Resorts & Casinos recently announced an updated list of entertainment shows that have been rescheduled into 2021. This includes shows scheduled...

8/16/2020

article Seneca Gaming Corporation Scratched Off 150 Job Positions
(New York) -- The Seneca Gaming Corporation announced Friday it has eliminated 150 job positions across its three gaming venues due to the slow recovery of business...

8/14/2020

article Seneca Resorts and Casinos eliminates 150 positions
(New York) -- The Seneca Gaming Corporation has eliminated 150 positions due to an ongoing slowdown in business caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The cuts were made...

8/11/2020

article Seneca Nation talks pandemic response, economic fallout of casino closures
(New York) -- It has been difficult to escape the economic and social fallout of the Coronavirus Pandemic. When the Seneca Nation learned about the Coronavirus, non-...

8/4/2020

article Seneca County Resident Says He Was Detained by Illegal Police Force
(New York) -- You may remember in February when a Cayuga Nation intra-tribal dispute came to a head. Charles Bowman says he was there fighting alongside traditionalists...

7/27/2020

article Seneca Casinos postpone live shows through October
(New York) -- While the Seneca Resorts & Casinos have reopened to gaming under coronavirus protocols, live shows will be put off at least until October. Seneca...
article Seneca Casinos postpone live shows through October
(New York) -- While the Seneca Resorts & Casinos have reopened to gaming under coronavirus protocols, live shows will be put off at least until October.

7/2/2020

article Seneca Allegany Casino reopens to public
(New York) -- Those patrons feeling lucky were ready to roll Thursday as the Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino opened its doors to the public for the first time in...

7/1/2020

article Feeling lucky? The Seneca Allegany Casino reopens Thursday
(New York) -- You have the chance to test your luck at the Seneca Allegany Casino on Thursday! The casino and resort are opening doors for the first time since the start...
article Seneca Nation member selected for State Senate Veterans Hall Of Fame
(New York) -- Ralph Elliot Bowen, Jimersontown resident and Seneca Nation member and a sergeant in the U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II, has been selected for...

6/30/2020

article Editorial Board: Senecas are taking an unwise risk by reopening casinos
(New York) -- The Senecas are making a mistake. If they are able to open their Western New York casinos without causing the unnecessary spread of Covid-19, then they are...
article Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino phased opening begins
(New York) -- Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino will open to the public at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 2. Temporary hours of operation are 10 a.m. until 2 a.m. daily until...

6/29/2020

article Seneca casino to resume 24-hour operations this week
(New York) -- Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino and Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino will resume 24-hour operations starting Wednesday. Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino...
article Seneca Resorts & Casinos opens limited table games starting July 1
(New York) -- Seneca Resorts & Casinos announced that, beginning July 1, it will offer limited table games at Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino, Seneca Buffalo...

6/25/2020

article Why can you go to the casino but not the gym?
(New York) -- Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has deemed the stakes too high to reopen commercial casinos in the state, but the phased reopening of tribal casinos continued...

6/19/2020

article Gambini: Senecas & COVID-19 on WBEN
(New York) -- The Seneca Nation of Indians has weathered the pandemic, but faces an uncertain economic future because of its impact on the tribe’s casino and...
article Gillibrand, Schumer announce $184,000 for Seneca Nation
(New York) -- U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $184,000 in federal funding to support the Seneca Nation...

6/18/2020

article COVID-19: Senecas face economic uncertainty
(New York) -- As reopenings across the country begin, the impacts of COVID-19 continue to threaten the economies of Native American governments, including the Seneca...
article Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino reopens Thursday
(New York) -- The Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino reopens Thursday morning at 10 a.m. With the reopening, there are some important changes people need to know. Face...
article Q&A: Native Artist G. Peter Jemison stretches the canvas
(New York) -- Artist G. Peter Jemison grew up near the shores of Lake Erie in Victor, New York, but his Seneca, Heron clan roots eventually led him to his current home...

6/10/2020

article Seneca Nation to reopen casinos
(New York) -- The Seneca Nation will begin reopening its casinos next week. Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino will reopen on June 18, followed by Seneca Buffalo Creek...
article Seneca Niagara to reopen June 18, followed by Buffalo Creek and Seneca Allegany
(New York) -- The Seneca Nation has approved reopening plans for its Class II and Class III gaming operations, clearing the way for thousands of employees to begin...

6/9/2020

article Seneca Nation releases detailed casino reopening plan
(New York) -- Patrons will have access to a limited number of slot machines, there will be no table games and food and beverage service options will be reduced when...

6/8/2020

article Seneca Nation to reopen western New York casinos starting this month
(New York) -- The Seneca Nation plans limited reopenings of its casinos and gaming halls across Western New York in the coming weeks. Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino...
article Seneca Niagara to reopen June 18, followed by Buffalo Creek and Seneca Allegany
(New York) -- The Seneca Nation has approved reopening plans for its Class II and Class III gaming operations, clearing the way for thousands of employees to begin...

5/25/2020

article New CEO at Seneca Gaming
(New York) -- The Seneca Indian Nation has handed the reins of its western New York casino business to Chief Financial Officer David Sheridan. He replaces Holly Gagnon,...
article Seneca Nation Restarting Properties with Phased Reopening in June
(New York) -- Phased reopening for Seneca Nation’s venues have been planned to start in June. The Nation’s president comments on the enhanced safety...

5/24/2020

article Seneca Nation announces gaming, resort reopening plans
(New York) -- The Seneca Nation of Indians has directed management teams at its casinos and resorts in Western New York to finalize a plan for a phased-in, multi-week...

5/20/2020

article Financial hit prompts Seneca Nation to cut member annuity payments
(New York) -- The Seneca Nation has been hit by the COVID virus, not just in illness and death but also in the fiscal resources which support Nation members. The Nation...
article Seneca Gaming postpones all shows through September
(New York) -- Seneca Resorts & Casinos announced Wednesday that it has postponed all entertainment shows at the Seneca Niagara Casino and other venues in Western New...

5/19/2020

article Seneca Gaming Corp. President & CEO Holly Gagnon to leave company
(New York) -- Seneca Gaming Corp. on Tuesday announced the appointment of Chief Financial Officer David Sheridan as interim president and CEO. Former CEO Holly Gagnon...
article Seneca Gaming CEO stepping down
(New York) -- David Sheridan, chief financial officer for Seneca Gaming Corp. will take over as interim president and CEO following the expiration of current CEO Holly...

4/9/2020

article JC Seneca: Fueling the Economy, Even Amid COVID-19
(New York) -- A business operated by a Seneca Nation entrepreneur is giving its employees a retroactive pay raise. JC Seneca, founder of Six Nations Manufacturing,...

4/6/2020

article Seneca Resorts & Casinos postponing May entertainment shows
(New York) -- Seneca Resorts and Casinos are postponing all entertainment shows scheduled for May due to the coronavirus pandemic. That includes shows at the Seneca...

4/4/2020

article Casino announces temporary furloughs
(New York) -- Seneca Resorts & Casinos announced temporary furloughs Thursday for some team members as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

4/3/2020

article Seneca Resorts and Casinos to furlough some workers
(New York) -- Seneca Resorts and Casinos will furlough some of its workers starting Monday, as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. Seneca Resorts and Casinos declined to...

4/2/2020

article Seneca Resorts & Casinos furloughing some workers due to pandemic
(New York) -- As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, some Seneca Resorts & Casinos employees will be temporarily furloughed. This will go into effect on Monday, April...
article Seneca Resorts & Casinos to temporarily furlough some employees
(New York) -- Seneca Resorts & Casinos announced temporary furloughs for some employees Thursday as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. The temporary furloughs are...

3/31/2020

article Temporary layoffs begin for Seneca Nation workers
(New York) -- The Seneca Nation of Indians is temporarily laying off much of its workforce, effective next week. Workers who provide essential services such as health...

3/22/2020

article Seneca Nation To Reopen Health Facilities Today
(New York) -- The Seneca Nation announced that the Seneca Nation Health System will reopen for patient services today following a temporary closure. After a non-Seneca...

3/21/2020

article Seneca Nation To Reopen Health Facilities Monday
(New York) -- The Seneca Nation announced that the Seneca Nation Health System will reopen for patient services on Monday following a temporary closure. After a non-...

3/20/2020

press release Seneca Nation (New York)
(New York) -- Note: Seneca Nation President Rickey L. Armstrong Sr. has been updating his people on the tribe’s #Coronavirus response. On March 19, 2020, he said a...

3/17/2020

article Seneca Nation suspends operations at gaming facilities over COVID-19
(New York) -- The Seneca Nation Council, in consultation with the Seneca Gaming Corporation, suspended operations at all of the Nation’s gaming facilities,...

3/16/2020

article Seneca casinos closing tonight; staff to be paid during closure
(New York) -- All Seneca Resorts & Casinos will temporarily close as of 8 p.m. today. This will include the entire resort and casino properties including bars and...
article Seneca Nation shuts down casinos in response to COVID-19
(New York) -- In response to the global COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, the Seneca Nation of Indians has announced it is shutting down all of its casinos. The...

3/14/2020

article Seneca Gaming takes more precautions because of COVID-19
(New York) -- Seneca Gaming is implementing social distancing protocols in its gaming facilities. That means, starting Saturday, there may be fewer active gaming devices...

3/7/2020

article High artists recognized at All High Exhibition
(New York) -- Top honors and scholarships were recently presented to winners of Daemen College’s 51st annual All High Exhibition, which featured some of the finest...

3/4/2020

article Salamanca residents furious with the poor condition of NYS roads that run through the city
(New York) -- People in Salamanca are furious with the poor condition of NY State Routes 219 and 417 that run through the center of the city. The roads are littered with...

2/13/2020

article Niagara Falls police search for mother accused of abandoning baby at casino
(New York) -- Niagara Falls police are asking for help in locating a woman accused of abandoning her 10-month-old child at the Seneca Niagara Casino on January 31.

2/10/2020

article Seneca Nation, Great Valley officials address Kill Buck sewer project confusion
(New York) -- The Seneca Nation has responded to comments made at a recent Great Valley Town Board meeting regarding the proposed sewer district in Kill Buck, calling...

2/2/2020

article Seneca Casinos gear up for Super Bowl betting
(New York) -- Sunday's Super Bowl is expected to draw a big crowd to each of the Seneca Nation casinos in Western New York, where sports gambling is now allowed. The...

1/18/2020

article Tomahawk returns to its original Seneca Nation owners after decades
(New York) -- A pipe tomahawk gifted to chief Cornplanter has returned home to the Seneca Nation after years in the hands of private collectors and the state of New York...

1/11/2020

article Salamanca schools receive $474K grant for Seneca youth program
(New York) -- The Salamanca City Central School District has received a $474,000 grant from the State Education Department for the My Brother’s Keeper Native...

1/10/2020

article ‘The Spirit Of Respect’ / Historic Cornplanter Tomahawk Returned To Seneca Nation
(New York) -- A meaningful piece of history has been officially restored to the Seneca Nation’s ownership. Nation leaders welcomed officials from the New York...

1/4/2020

article Sports Betting Now Live At All Three Seneca Casinos
(New York) -- If you were looking to place bets on the NFL playoffs, you can now do it at all three of the Seneca Casinos in western New York. "We have a total of...
article Sports Betting Now Live At All Three Seneca Casinos
(New York) -- If you were looking to place bets on the NFL playoffs, you can now do it at all three of the Seneca Casinos in western New York. "We have a total of...

12/27/2019

article Sports Lounge opens at Seneca Niagara casino
(New York) -- Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino hosted a “First Bet” ceremony on Friday morning to open the facility’s new Seneca Niagara Sports...

12/18/2019

article Senecas open 2nd sportsbook lounge in New York
(New York) -- Seneca Nation President Rickey Armstrong Sr., opened the new Seneca Allegany Sports Lounge and placed the first sports bet Tuesday morning.
article The Sports Lounge at Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino is officially open
(New York) -- Sports betting is big business in the US. According to LegalSportsBetting.com, 60% of US residents identify as sports fans, and per Statista.com almost 50...

12/16/2019

article New York: sports betting arrives at Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino
(New York) -- Sports wagering debuted Friday at the Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino, with Seneca Nation President Rickey Armstrong Sr. betting $40 on the Bills to beat the...
article Sports Betting Comes to Casino in Downtown Buffalo
(New York) -- How is Seneca Nation Expanding Sports Betting in New York? Armstrong told the media that the Seneca Nation’s Salamanca and Niagara Falls casinos...

12/15/2019

article Nonagenarian Seneca Woman Shares Her Life Experiences
(New York) -- Anna Miller was born into the Printup Family on Oct. 6, 1929, in Red House. The fourth child and the only girl of six children, she was delivered by her...

12/14/2019

article With a bet on the Bills, Seneca Creek casino takes its first wager
(New York) -- Sports betting in Buffalo officially debuted at 11:14 a.m. Friday at the Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino. Rickey Armstrong Sr., Seneca Nation of Indians'...
article Sports betting now open at Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino
(New York) -- The ribbon was cut Friday morning for Seneca Casinos' first sport betting lounge, so it's "game betting on" and there's a lot to know...

12/13/2019

article Sports betting begins at Senecas' downtown Buffalo casino
(New York) -- Months after New York State enacted legalized sports betting, the first such wager was placed at Seneca Buffalo Creek in its newly-opened sports betting...
article Sports betting debuts in Buffalo at Seneca Buffalo Creek casino
(New York) -- Seneca Nation President Rickey Armstrong Sr. bet $40 on the Bills to beat the Steelers, ushering in sports betting at the Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino on...
article Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino to open sportsbook today in New York
(New York) -- Seneca Gaming Corp. will open the first of its three regional sports betting lounges on Friday. The first bets will be taken at Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino...

12/12/2019

article Sports betting to begin at Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino Friday
(New York) -- The Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino announced Thursday sports betting will begin Friday December 13th. The Seneca Buffalo Creek Sports Lounge will hold a first...
article Salamanca school board approves updated IPP contract
(New York) -- Relations between the Seneca Nation of Indians and the Salamanca City Central School District continue to strengthen as the Board of Education approved the...

12/11/2019

article Want to work at a casino? Seneca Gaming Corporation is hiring!
(New York) -- There are now more than 100 jobs available at all three Seneca casino locations in Buffalo, Niagara Falls and Salamanca.

12/8/2019

press release Seneca Gaming teams up with Workvivo
(New York) -- Seneca Gaming Corp. is teaming up with Workvivo to bring more employee engagement to their team members across all of their resort and casino properties;...

11/30/2019

article Seneca casinos readying for sports betting
(New York) -- As Seneca Resorts & Casinos nears completion on sports lounges inside their three gaming properties, it was announced Monday that they are the...

11/29/2019

article Buffalo Sabres follow Bills with Seneca Resorts & Casinos deal
(New York) -- Seneca Resorts & Casinos has expanded its partnership with Pegula Sports & Entertainment (PSE) to become the exclusive sportsbook partner of the...

11/28/2019

article Buffalo Sabres and Seneca Resorts in official sportsbook tie-up
(New York) -- NHL’s Buffalo Sabres have formalized a partnership with Seneca Resorts & Casinos, with the latter now appointed as the exclusive sportsbook...

11/27/2019

article Seneca Resorts & Casinos becomes official partner of Buffalo Sabres
(New York) -- Seneca Resorts & Casinos has been announced as an official partner of NHL side, the Buffalo Sabres. As reported by sportbusiness.com, the deal will see...

11/26/2019

article Senecas to open sports betting at three WNY casinos
(New York) -- The Seneca Nation of Indians announced this week it could begin offering sports betting at lounges in its three western New York casinos by the end of the...

11/25/2019

article Seneca Resorts to start sports betting operations next month
(New York) -- Seneca Resorts & Casinos will begin accepting sports wagering at its three Western New York casinos within the next few weeks. A start date has yet to...

11/20/2019

article Seneca Nation artist designs bike for NAHM
(Oregon) -- The final BIKETOWN Culture Collection bikes are here and we’re celebrating Native American Heritage Month, which takes place during the month of...

11/15/2019

article Kambi, Bragg Gaming and Seneca Nation Partner in New York
(New York) -- The last three casinos in New York without a sportsbook partner signed on global sports betting supplier Kambi Group PLC, in collaboration with gaming and...

11/12/2019

article Federal judge: Seneca Nation of Indians owes state $255 million
(New York) -- U.S. District Court Judge William Skretny of the Western District of New York has upheld an arbitration panel’s ruling that the Seneca Nation of...

11/11/2019

article Kambi Reaches Deal to Operate Retail Sportsbooks for Seneca Gaming in New York, Will Be Prepared for Online
(New York) -- Sports betting provider Kambi Group plc has further entrenched itself in New York by landing a deal with Seneca Gaming Corp. to run the sportsbooks for the...

11/10/2019

article Kambi To Power Seneca Gaming Corporation’s 3 NY Sportsbooks
(New York) -- Seneca Gaming Corporation (SGC), the operator of Class III gaming at several Western New York casinos, has partnered with Kambi Group PLC in order to power...

11/7/2019

article Seneca Gaming hopes for sports betting by end of year
(New York) -- Sports gambling is expected to come to Western New York by the end of this year. Kambi Group will be the vendor for Seneca Gaming Corporation when it...

11/5/2019

article Three More NY Sportsbooks Are On The Way At Seneca Casinos
(New York) -- Three more New York sportsbooks will be up and running before the end of the year, thanks to a new deal involving the Seneca Gaming Corporation, Kambi...
press release Bragg Gaming Group signs deal with Seneca Gaming in partnership with Kambi Group
(New York) -- Bragg Gaming Group announced today that it has signed a deal, subject to regulatory approval, with the Seneca Gaming Corporation, to provide casino...
article Kambi scores sportsbook deal with three New York casinos
(New York) -- Sports betting solutions provider Kambi Group, in collaboration with gaming and platform provider Bragg Gaming Group, has agreed a multi-channel deal to...

10/25/2019

article Seneca Gaming exec earns Casino Entertainment Executive of the Year award
(New York) -- Christian Printup, senior executive director of entertainment and special events with Seneca Gaming Corp., is Casino Entertainment Executive of the Year....

10/24/2019

article BLOG: Indian Nations Law Update - October 2019
(USA) -- In Protect Our Communities Foundation v. LaCounte, 2019 WL 4582841 (9th Cir. 2019), the Tule River Tribe sought to build eighty-five wind turbines about sixty...

10/22/2019

article NYS Thruway on Seneca Nation territory is in worse condition than first thought
(New York) -- The condition of a portion of the NYS Thruway that runs through the Seneca Nation of Indians territory is much worse than officials originally thought....

10/10/2019

article Seneca Supervisors extend room occupancy tax for three years
(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...

10/6/2019

article New Seneca Sports Lounge opens at KeyBank Center
(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...

10/5/2019

article Sabres Unveil Seneca Sports Lounge Inside KBC
(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...
press release Seneca leader Snyder honored during funeral
(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...

10/4/2019

article Seneca leader Snyder honored during funeral on Friday
(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...

10/3/2019

press release NIGA mourns passing of Former Seneca Nation of Indians President Barry E. Snyder, Sr.
(South Dakota) -- The National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) has joined the Seneca Nation of Indians in mourning the passing Former Seneca Nation of Indians President...

10/1/2019

article Barry Snyder Sr., five-term Seneca Nation president and entrepreneur, has died
(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.
(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...

9/30/2019

article Mabel F. Chambers, surgical technician, Seneca Nation lawyer
(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...

9/26/2019

article Seneca President Armstrong announces Thruway repair deal
(New York) -- The Seneca Nation of Indians announced Wednesday it has reached an agreement with the New York State Thruway Authority regarding long-needed repairs on the...
article Senecas Recently Approved Management Agreement For Sports Betting
(New York) -- As several news outlets have recently noted, the Seneca Gaming Corporation is seeking applicants for “sportsbook managers” and “...

9/20/2019

article Seneca Gaming seeking applicants for sports booking
(New York) -- How far off in the future is onsite sports betting at the Seneca Nation’s three casinos in Western New York? Earlier this week, the online job...
article I-90 could finally get fixed as feud between Cuomo, Seneca Nation tribe thaws
(New York) -- A chewed-up section of upstate highway could soon get a much-needed fix thanks to a thaw in the long-running dispute between the Cuomo administration and a...

9/17/2019

article The Governor, the Seneca Nation and the Completely Rotten Highway
(New York) -- If ever you wanted a tangible symbol of the execrable relationship between Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and New York’s largest Native American tribe, it is...
article Thruway Authority Ready to Effectively Communicate with Seneca Nation on Roadworks
(New York) -- Seneca Nation of Indians has been the center of attention ever since the beginning of this year, as the Native American tribe has objected rulings binding...

9/13/2019

article Criss Angel comes to Seneca Allegany Casino on Saturday
(New York) -- Criss Angel, internationally renowned illusionist, will be at the Seneca Allegany Casino on Saturday in a stop on his Mindfreak Tour.

9/6/2019

article Boasting Buffalo: Haring works to reduce disparity (sub req)
(New York) -- Rodney Haring, a member of the Seneca Nation of Indians, lives on the Cattaraugus Indian Reservation but travels the world to research how best to improve...

9/2/2019

article The NFL’s Buffalo Bills now have an official casino partner
(New York) -- The Buffalo Bills of the NFL is the latest team to jump into the gambling arena, announcing last Friday that it had teamed up with a local casino operator...

9/1/2019

article The NFL’s Buffalo Bills now have an official casino partner
(New York) -- The Buffalo Bills of the NFL is the latest team to jump into the gambling arena, announcing last Friday that it had teamed up with a local casino operator...

8/31/2019

article Buffalo Bills Announce Deal with Neighboring Seneca Nation to Serve as ‘Official Casino’
(New York) -- Seneca Resorts and Casinos will serve as the “Official Casino of the Buffalo Bills,” the team ownership group, Pegula Sports and Entertainment...

8/29/2019

press release Buffalo Bills partner with Seneca Resorts & Casinos
(New York) -- Pegula Sports & Entertainment today welcomes Seneca Resorts & Casinos as the “Official Casino of the Buffalo Bills.” Seneca Resorts...

8/27/2019

article Seneca Gaming seeks sports gambling executive
(New York) -- If you like sports and have executive-level managerial experience, Seneca Gaming Corp. may have the position you’ve waited for. As it sets up sports...

8/24/2019

article ICYMI: Cuomo: State won't fix Thruway because of Seneca casino cash holdout
(New York) -- A 3-mile stretch of the New York Thruway is crumbling so badly the state has cautioned people to drive 45 mph in some spots and put up signs warning of the...

8/3/2019

article ARMSTRONG: To be fair, Compact decision must follow the law
(New York) -- Recently, the Niagara Gazette editorial board, as well as New York’s lieutenant governor, have opined about “fairness” in the context of...

8/1/2019

article Senecas to hold repatriation ceremony Sunday
(New York) -- The Seneca Nation of Indians has a long-standing relationship with the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, located in western North Carolina, dating back to...

7/22/2019

article Seneca Nation Asserts Right to Offer Sports Betting Despite New York’s Declaration of Compact Violatio
(New York) -- The Seneca Nation said Friday it was “making preparations” to launch sports betting at its three casino properties in western New York State....

7/21/2019

article Casino moves toward sports betting
(New York) -- Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Resort has an agreement with the Stars Group that will eventually bring sports betting to the region. The alliance will support the...
article Seneca Nation eyeing sports wagering at its Western New York casinos
(New York) -- The Seneca Nation of Indians is expected to begin offering sports wagering at its three Western New York casinos in the near future.It may be some time,...
article Seneca WWII veteran presented with Legion of Honor medal at Pow Wow
(New York) -- A very special honor was bestowed upon World War II veteran Ralph Elliot Bowen at this year’s Marvin “Joe” Curry Veterans Pow Wow, as he...

7/20/2019

article Bywater: Seneca’s antler carvings connect, preserve
(New York) -- The oldest stories in our region are taking on new life in a one-room, pegboard- and wood-paneled workshop in the back of a garage attached to a...

7/18/2019

article Future of sports betting lounges remains murky in WNY
(New York) -- The Seneca Nation is making preparations to open three sports betting lounges at its casinos in Western New York. But a key question remains: When? A day...
article Seneca Nation Moves To Install Sports Betting Despite Compact Dispute
(New York) -- The Seneca Nation of Indians could offer sports betting at any or all of its New York casino properties by the end of the year. The Seneca operate three...

7/16/2019

article Investigation leads to two arrests on the Seneca Allegany Indian Reservation
(New York) -- U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced Monday that as part of an enforcement operation focused on and around the Seneca Allegany Indian Reservation...
article Two arrests made on Seneca Allegany Indian Reservation following narcotics conspiracy investigation
(New York) -- Two people are facing narcotics conspiracy charges in two separate cases following an investigation on the Seneca Allegany Indian Reservation. Brandon...

7/15/2019

article 2 charged with drug distribution on Seneca Indian reservation
(New York) -- An investigation involving drug distribution on and around the Seneca Allegany Indian reservation has netted charges against two men in two separate...

7/9/2019

article Finding a Native American dentist is rare; UB dental program aims to change that
(New York) -- Nearly 10,500 students applied to attend dental school in the U.S. this fall. Just 16 of those students are Native American, according to the American...

6/20/2019

article Seneca Casinos gear up for sports betting legalization in New York
(New York) -- The Seneca Nation of Indians said Monday it is preparing to bring sports betting to its casinos, although the timeline isn’t clear yet. After the U.S...

6/18/2019

article Seneca Nation Health System experiencing computer failure
(New York) -- A computer system failure at Seneca Nation Health System (SNHS) is causing issues Tuesday morning. The organization shared a message, saying employees...

6/7/2019

article Seneca Museum to host Heritage Day Saturday
(New York) -- The Seneca-Iroquois National Museum welcomes the public to its third annual Heritage Day this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

6/6/2019

article The woman behind the slots at Seneca Gaming
(New York) -- Holly Gagnon is one of the few female CEOs in the gaming industry, but the third at Seneca Gaming Corporation. June marks her second anniversary leading...

6/4/2019

article Seneca students will be allowed to wear traditional stoles during Ellicottville graduation
(New York) -- After a week of administrative meetings, student involvement and social media upheaval, the Ellicottville Central School District overturned a decades-old...

5/27/2019

article Seneca students will be allowed to wear traditional stoles during Ellicottville graduation
(New York) -- After a week of administrative meetings, student involvement and social media upheaval, the Ellicottville Central School District overturned a decades-old...

5/17/2019

article Seneca Nation President speaks out
(New York) -- There are a lot of timely topics on the mind of the President of the Seneca Nation of Indians and our Dave McKinley had a chance to speak with Rickey L....
article THE BUFFALO NEWS: Don't reward Senecas with sports betting
(New York) -- One money-grab at a time. Before New York State allows in-person sports betting that could further enrich the Seneca Nation of Indians, it should require...

5/11/2019

article Seneca Allegany Casino celebrates 15 years in Salamanca
(New York) -- Millions of visitors, thousands of winners and hundreds of events later, the Seneca Allegany Resort and Casino is still going strong 15 years after first...

5/4/2019

article Buffalo man sentenced to prison for Salamanca casino hotel fentanyl bust
(New York) -- A Buffalo man caught with a large amount of fentanyl in his vehicle and a Seneca Allegany Resort and Casino hotel room almost two years ago will serve...

4/29/2019

article Senecas seek voice in National Fuel pipeline case
(New York) -- The Seneca Nation of Indians wants to make sure its concerns are heard by federal regulators who will decide whether National Fuel can build a 97-mile...

4/27/2019

article Seneca Nation seeks federal review after losing $256 million arbitration ruling
(New York) -- The Seneca Nation is asking the federal government to review its Class III gaming compact after losing an arbitration ruling that forces the tribe to...

4/21/2019

article ICYMI: Seneca Nation Requests Federal Review of New York Gaming Compact Amendment
(New York) -- The Seneca Nation in upstate New York is requesting a federal review by the US Department of the Interior’s (DOI) Bureau of Indian Affairs regarding...

4/15/2019

article Senecas Lose Arbitration Ruling On Casino Revenue Payments
(New York) -- An arbitration panel has ruled that the Seneca Nation must pay $266 million from their casinos to New York State as part of the long disputed Gaming...

4/12/2019

article Seneca Nation: Casino arbitration ruling violates federal law
(New York) -- Signaling that its dispute with New York State is not over, the Seneca Nation Friday said this week’s arbitration decision ordering the tribe to pay...
article Senecas ordered to pay $255 million in casino money
(New York) -- An arbitration panel, which previously ruled the Seneca nation has to pay up on lapsed casino payments to the state, has determined the amount to be more...
article Senecas ordered to pay $255 million in casino money
(New York) -- An arbitration panel, which previously ruled the Seneca nation has to pay up on lapsed casino payments to the state, has determined the amount to be more...

4/11/2019

article Seneca Nation Could Complicate Matters for Casino Host Communities
(New York) -- This Wednesday brought the highly anticipated order coming from an arbitration panel in New York. The Seneca Nation of Indians would have to pay some US$...

3/31/2019

article Three-century whodunnit: Gifted, burned, stolen and mailed. Cornplanter’s Pipe comes home
(New York) -- Chief Cornplanter’s Pipe was a gift from President George Washington in 1792, symbolizing peace and friendship between the venerated Seneca Nation...
article With casino money due, city politicians betting it may be time for raises
(New York) -- City officials had been saying for months that this will be a tough budget season. But that hasn't stopped them from appointing a citizen commission to...

3/27/2019

article How to Successfully Complete a Multiphase Casino Surveillance Project
(New York) -- They say that when it comes to gambling, the house always wins. Casinos can afford to spend on lavish décor and high-tech amenities to attract tourists and...

3/18/2019

article Seneca Nation celebrates return of Cornplanter pipe tomahawk
(New York) -- For the first time in more than 150 years, an important relic from the Seneca Nation’s history — and in the history of U.S. Native American...

3/14/2019

article Cornplanter Peace Pipe-Tomahawk Returns To Seneca Nation
(New York) -- Few items in American history symbolize the troubled relationship between Native Americans and the United States more than Seneca Chief Cornplanter’s...

3/10/2019

article Arbitration panel ruling favors counties in state-Seneca dispute
(New York) -- An arbitration panel has ruled that the Seneca Nation should not have stopped making annual casino-revenue-sharing payments to the state of New York per...

3/9/2019

article Rodney Carrington to bring hilarious comedy to casino
(New York) -- Laugh the night away with standup comedian, actor and musician Rodney Carrington as he performs at the Seneca Allegany Events Center Saturday, March 9 at 7...

2/24/2019

article Seneca Nation media director discusses impact of indigenous media
(New York) -- The Center for the Study of Culture, Race and Ethnicity welcomed Jason Corwin, executive director of the Seneca Media and Communications Center, to Ithaca...

1/29/2019

article Seneca Nation weighs sports betting for its Western New York casinos
(New York) -- Seneca Nation officials are looking at the possibility of bringing sports wagering to the tribe’s three casinos in Western New York, but are not yet...

1/18/2019

article Ruling against Seneca Nation a credit positive for Niagara Falls
(New York) -- An arbitration decision against the Seneca Nation of Indians for terminating a New York State revenue-sharing agreement provides an important infusion to...

1/10/2019

article New York arbitration panel rules against the Seneca Nation of Indians
(New York) -- In New York, a three-member arbitration panel has reportedly ruled by a two-to-one margin that the casino-operating Seneca Nation of Indians must resume...
article Seneca Nation to Resume Slots Revenue Payments in NY
(New York) -- The Seneca Nation of Indians has lost casino arbitration fight with the state of New York. As reported by the three-member arbitration panel, which voted 2...
article Senecas lose arbitration with state over casino revenue sharing
(New York) -- The Seneca Nation lost an arbitration hearing with New York state over sharing of slot machine revenue, officials announced Tuesday.

12/27/2018

article Armstrong draws on prior experience as Seneca president in setting goals
(New York) -- Seneca Nation President Rickey Armstrong Sr. is drawing on his previous experience as president and a tribal councilor for four years in setting goals he...

12/23/2018

article Cuomo: It's 'very, very important' that Senecas restart casino payments
(New York) -- Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo came to Buffalo on Friday bearing gifts for elementary students – but no reassurances for three cities waiting for casino...

12/21/2018

article Governor Cautions Municipalities Not To Count On Seneca Casino Money For Budgets
(New York) -- A dispute over casino revenue sharing between New York State and the Seneca Nation of Indians is now in the hands of an arbitration panel. Earlier this...

12/13/2018

article Seneca Nation and New York State Begin High-Stakes Arbitration Process to Resolve Rev-Share Spat
(New York) -- Long-awaited arbitration hearings between the Seneca Nation and the State of New York got underway on Tuesday in an effort to end a 20-month standoff over...

12/11/2018

article 5 injured in 2-vehicle crash on Seneca Indian reservation
(New York) -- Authorities say five people have been taken to a hospital after their vehicles collided on a road in a Seneca Nation of Indians territory in Erie County.

11/1/2018

article Seneca Nation Casino Dispute Means Financial Woes for Salamanca and Niagara Falls
(New York) -- The Seneca Nation of Indians and New York State are once again at odds over casino revenue payments. The Nation halted payments in 2017 contending it was...

10/30/2018

article Seneca Nation receives near $1M grant from HUD
(New York) -- On Monday afternoon, representatives of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) presented a grant of $996,441 to the Seneca Nation of...

10/25/2018

article Seneca Nation opens new cultural center
(New York) -- The Seneca Nation of Indians was once the largest of the Iroquois member nations. Settling in current day New York state and Southern Ontario, the Seneca...

10/12/2018

article Smith says governor gave assurances on casino revenue
(New York) -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office contacted Salamanca Mayor Michael “Smitty” Smith in September to ask how much Seneca casino money the city had...

10/3/2018

article New Seneca-Iroquois National Museum Opens In WNY
(New York) -- The long and rich history of the Seneca nation of Indians is on display at a new 33,000-square-foot, $14 million museum and cultural center in western New...

9/19/2018

article Seneca Party to select candidates at Friday caucus
(New York) -- The Seneca Party will hold its party caucus Friday to select candidates for the upcoming Seneca Nation elections. Seneca Party members can vote in the...

9/8/2018

article Gaming Commission regulations will force NY casinos to miss NFL season
(New York) -- Sports bettors in New York have to go to Jersey if they want to bet football this season. New York voters in 2013 approved full-scale casino gambling for...

8/3/2018

article New Seneca Nation culture center opens Aug. 4
(New York) -- fter nearly three years since its official groundbreaking ceremony, the Seneca Nation of Indians’ Deyonohgë:dë Cultural Center is set to open today...

7/25/2018

article New Seneca-Iroquois National Museum opens
(New York) -- The Seneca Nation of Indians (Onon:dowa’ga:’) announce the opening of the new Seneca-Iroquois National Museum. The 33,000 square-foot facility...

7/8/2018

article Rough rides on Thruway persist as state, Senecas tussle
(New York) -- Twenty miles west of the Lackawanna toll barrier, loose items in the car start to shake. Failed patches of tar flake into wheel wells. A dull roar fills...
article State & Union: Cornplanter the principal Seneca leader after Revolution
(New York) -- In Friday’s State & Union, we related how a pipe tomahawk, a gift from President George Washington to the Seneca leader Cornplanter in 1792, had...

6/20/2018

article State Legislature targets code-violating landlords in Buffalo
(New York) -- State lawmakers Wednesday night approved a measure to go after landlords who fail to maintain their residential rental buildings in Buffalo.

5/12/2018

article Allegany Man Wins Big Jackpot At Seneca Allegany Casino
(New York) -- What would you do with $450,000 extra dollars? That's what Richard B. now has to decide. He won a huge jackpot this week at the Seneca Allegany Casino...

5/11/2018

article Allegany man wins $450K jackpot at Seneca Casino
(New York) -- An Allegany man is thousands of dollars richer today after hitting the jackpot at the Seneca Allegany Casino.

5/4/2018

article Seneca Casino to undergo $40 million in renovations
(New York) -- Work will begin shortly on a $40 million beautification and renovation project at the Seneca Niagara Casino. Plans revealed at a Friday media conference...

4/30/2018

article Seneca Indian Nation Renews Fight With N.Y. Over Thruway
(New York) -- The Seneca Indian Nation renewed its fight with New York state over its construction of the Thruway across reservation land more than 60 years ago. A...

4/27/2018

article $40 million renovation and beautification project announced at Seneca Niagara Casino
(New York) -- The Seneca Nation of Indians and Seneca Gaming Corporation are announcing the launch of a project they say will help leave a better first impression on...
article Seneca president says Nation would pay for two city cops to patrol Falls casino
(New York) -- An agreement is near for the Seneca Nation of Indians to pay for two Niagara Falls police officers to patrol its Falls casino full-time. "We have an...

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