New York Calls Senecas' Lawsuit To Vacate Casino Ruling A Stall Tactic

The casino revenue dispute between the Seneca Nation of Indians and the state of New York is headed to a federal court as the tribe seeks to have a judge overturn an arbitration panel ruling that ordered them to pay their revenue-sharing obligations under their gaming compact.

Jason Conwall, spokesman for Governor Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat, said the Seneca Nation’s lawsuit was nothing more than another stall tactic from the tribe.

“They continue to move the goal posts to avoid paying their obligations under a process that they signed on to,” Conwall said in a statement Friday.

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