Casino Revenue Talks With NY Tribe Hit Impasse, Cuomo Says

Law360, New York (May 23, 2013, 2:36 PM EDT) -- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Thursday that casino revenue-sharing negotiations with the Seneca Nation Native American tribe have stalled, leaving the tribe’s territory open to other bidders as the state seeks to legalize table games like poker, roulette and craps.

Tribes operate full-service casinos under revenue agreements with New York but have refused to pay up because of parallel disputes over land, property taxes and taxation of products like cigarettes sold to non-Native Americans on Native American land. Some say Cuomo has been using the...
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