Seneca Nation casino


Western New York's COVID positivity rate is down to 2.4%, according to numbers from Gov. Andrew Cuomo's Monday COVID briefing. He also addressed movie theater and school reopenings, pool hall guidelines, and the Seneca Nation owing New York State casino revenue.

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The Seneca Nation of Indians will call for arbitration to resolve millions of dollars in casino payments to host cities.

Seneca Nation of Indians President Robert Odawi Porter wrote to the Cuomo administration Thursday scolding it for not negotiating in good faith. The Seneca's have withheld tens of millions of dollars in casino revenue to host cities because it says the state has violated the Nation's exclusivity casino rights.