Set to open in the spring 2015 the Yellow Brick Road Casino will have a Slots Parlor, Bingo Hall and Keno along with two restaurants and a Country – Western Bar and Lounge.
The Oneida Nation already runs the Turning Stone Casino in Verona, NY.
Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, NY
Here is some information about Turning Stone from the Oneida Nation’s web site.
The Oneida Indian Nation’s High Stakes Bingo began operations on Territory Road in Oneida in 1985.
In July 1993, Turning Stone Casino opened on an approximately 400-acre parcel on Oneida Nation Lands in Verona, NY. In 1995, Oneida Indian Nation High Stakes Bingo moved to the Turning Stone location, and gaming machines were introduced at the casino that year, as well. The gaming floor was expanded in 2002 to its current configuration.
Today, Turning Stone offers more than 120,000sf of Las Vegas-style gaming space with a full slate of Table Games, a continually updated variety of gaming machines or slots, Poker, Keno
UPDATE: Dec. 26, 2014 : According to a Gannet Press Article Governor Cuomo has asked the NYS Gaming Commission to re-open bidding and start a process to accept new applications for a “Southern Tier” Casino.
The Gaming Facility Location Board had the option to choose four locations for casinos in three areas of New York State but only chose threeand had advisded that they had no plans on choosing another site (issuing the additional license). The board and commission are reviewing the Governor’s request.
New York State Gaming Facility Location Board announced, on Dec 17th, 2014 that three locations in upstate New York were chosen and will be able to apply to the Commission for a gaming facility license:
Montreign Resort Casino in the Town of Thompson (Sullivan County)
proposed by Montreign Operating Company LLC (“Montreign”)
Rivers Casino & Resort at Mohawk Harbor in the City of Schenectady (Schenectady County) proposed by Capital Region Gaming, LLC (“Rivers”)
Lago Resort & Casino in the Town of Tyre (Seneca County)
proposed by Lago Resort & Casino, LLC (“Lago”)
Video also includes announcements on fracking, etc,..
Here is the entire video announcement from the NYS Gaming Commission if you have an hour to kill.
NYS Gaming Commission announcement of new casinos in upstate NY