Seneca Nation Pays $565M To End NY Gaming Revenue Clash

By Caleb Symons (March 30, 2022, 4:05 PM EDT) -- The Seneca Nation of Indians paid $565 million to the state of New York to resolve a dispute over its 2017 decision to stop sharing casino revenue, the tribe announced, a move that also lifts a recent state-imposed freeze on some of its financial assets.

The Seneca Nation Council — the tribe's legislative body — approved that cash transfer from a restricted escrow account Monday afternoon, according to a press release, which said the sum covers all payments it owed from 2017 to 2021 under a gaming contract with the state.

Seneca Nation spokesman Phil Pantano confirmed Wednesday that the $565...

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