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Turning Stone Resort Casino Adds Notable Comedians Jeff Foxworthy and Jeff Dunham to an Impressive 2016 Comedy Lineup

The premier destination resort continues to bring iconic comedians and the best entertainment to Central New York. Jeff Foxworthy and Jeff Dunham join the list of legendary comedians performing at Turning Stone, including Tracy Morgan, Jay Leno, Steven Martin and Martin Short. Read More »

Turning Stone’s Exit 33 Venues Boast Packed February Entertainment Lineup Celebrating Mardi Gras and More

Things are heating up at Turning Stone’s Exit 33 entertainment complex. The nightlife destination will be holding exciting events every weekend in February, including a Mardi Gras blowout bash across Exit... Read More »

Yellow Brick Road Casino Partners with Local Brewery and Reveals New Menu at Heart and Courage Saloon

The Chittenango casino continues to support local businesses through a new partnership with Canastota’s Erie Canal Brewing Company Read More »

The Oneida Nation Showcases the Beauty of Central New York by Featuring Guest Submitted Photos in 2016 Casino Calendars

The Oneida Nation, which is always spotlighting Central New York as a beautiful tourist destination, is celebrating the beauty of the region by featuring guest submitted photos in the Turning Stone and... Read More »

Village of Whitesboro, Oneida Indian Nation, Descendants of Hugh White Family Come Together to Design New Village Seal

Today the Mayor of the Village of Whitesboro and the Oneida Indian Nation announced they will meet to discuss the creation of a new emblem for the Village of Whitesboro. This joint effort opens the door... Read More »

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Turning Stone Offers Variety of Romantic Dining, Entertainment, Spa Treatments and Lodging Options for Couples on Valentine’s Day

An elegant and unforgettable weekend awaits guests who visit Turning Stone Resort Casino this Valentine’s Day weekend. The Central New York destination resort has a variety of options for guests, ranging... Read More »

Oneida Nation Files Lawsuit Against Lago Casino Project; Aims to Make Sure New York’s Gaming Law is Enforced

The Oneida Indian Nation issued the following statement to announce its lawsuit against the Gaming Commission’s decision to award a license to the Lago casino project. Read More »

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Turning Stone Resort’s Luxurious Ska:ná: Spa Rated One of the Best Spas in the World by Spas of America

Turning Stone Resort Casino’s Ska:ná: spa has been ranked the #3 best spa in the world by Spas of America, the leading spa and wellness travel website, on their Top... Read More »

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Turning Stone Resort Casino to Host Steve Martin & Martin Short: An Evening You Will Forget for the Rest of Your Life with Special Guests the Steep Canyon Rangers

Comedy icons Steve Martin and Martin Short will entertain guests with their hilariously funny performance in the Turning Stone Event Center on Sunday, April 10 at 7:00 p.m. Tickets on sale Friday, January 15 at 10:00 a.m. Read More »

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Turning Stone Kicks-off 2016 with “Bret Michaels Unplugged,” a Sold Out, First-of-its-Kind Performance and Truly Unique Experience for Central New Yorkers

Already setting the stage for an impressive 2016, Turning Stone hosted “Bret Michaels Unplugged,” this past Saturday to an intentionally intimate, sold-out crowd at Turquoise Tiger, the resort’s 1940s... Read More »

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The Oneida Nation Offers a New Designated Driver Service with StearClear, Providing Resort and Casino Guests a Safe Ride Home during the Holidays and Throughout 2016

In time for New Year’s Eve celebrations, the Oneida Nation has partnered with StearClear to offer guests a safe, innovative and cost-effective way to travel home after a fun night enjoying any of Turning... Read More »

Statement from Oneida Indian Nation on NYS Gaming Commission Announcement on Casino Licenses

The New York State Gaming Commission’s announcement is the predictable outcome of a process that was predetermined to reach this result. Read More »

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ALL EYES ON CENTRAL NY: HBO Boxing After Dark at Turning Stone is Generating Major National and International Attention

Saturday’s heavyweight title fight between Bryant Jennings and Luis Ortiz at Turning Stone Resort Casino has become an international media event. In addition to thousands of ticketholders, more than 100... Read More »

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Turning Stone Partners with the Local United States Marine Corps and Utica Radio Station KISS FM to Promote Two Charitable Toy Drives

Guests of Turning Stone’s state-of-the-art entertainment complex Exit 33 brought toys in lieu of cover charge to help provide gifts for local children in need this holiday season Read More »

The Retail Expansion at Turning Stone Provides Opportunity to Redesign Shenendoah Golf Course with Renowned Course Designer Rick Smith

Turning Stone Resort Casino’s luxury retail expansion, slated to break ground in spring 2016, is opening the door for more exciting changes at the resort next year. Read More »

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Change the Mascot Applauds Central Conference of American Rabbis and Religious Action Center for Reform Judaism for Urging Washington NFL Team to Change R-word Name

The Change the Mascot campaign is applauding the Central Conference of American Rabbis and the Religious Action Center for Reform Judaism for calling again on the Washington NFL team to change its offensive R-word name and mascot. Read More »

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Turning Stone Resort Casino to host “Bret Michaels Unplugged,” an Intimate Acoustic Short Set at Exit 33’s Turquoise Tiger

On Saturday, January 2, Bret Michaels, frontman of the 80s glam metal band Poison and successful solo artist, will perform “Bret Michaels Unplugged,” an intimate acoustic set exclusively for 100 fans at... Read More »

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Legendary Comedian Jay Leno to Perform at Turning Stone Resort Casino

Pre-sale tickets exclusively for Turning Stone Learning Institute registrants Friday, December 4 to Sunday, December 6. Tickets for the general public will go on sale Monday, December 7 at 10:00 a.m. Read More »

Yellow Brick Road Casino Announces Creation of More than 30 New Jobs in Chittenango, New York

By introducing an assortment of Las Vegas style table games at the new gaming venue in the Village of Chittenango, the Oneida Nation is creating more than 30 new jobs, just in time for the holidays. Read More »

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Change the Mascot Praises U.S. Department of Labor’s Center for Civil Rights for Promoting an Inclusive Work Environment Free of the Washington NFL Team’s Offensive R-word Name

The Change the Mascot campaign is applauding the U.S. Department of Labor's Center for Civil Rights for its efforts to create a welcoming and inclusive work environment. The group requested that no Washington... Read More »

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Turning Stone Resort Casino to Host Annual Christmas Tree Lighting and Grand Opening of the 2015 Gingerbread Village

WHAT: The holidays at Turning Stone will officially begin on Monday, November 23 with the annual Christmas Tree Lighting, starring the season’s favorite guests – Santa Claus, Mrs. Claus and... Read More »

TV Host and Internationally-Known Entertainer Nick Cannon to DJ at Turning Stone Resort Casino’s LAVA Nightclub during Thanksgiving Weekend

Turning Stone Resort Casino, Upstate New York’s premier destination resort, continues to bring the top names in entertainment to Central New York. Read More »

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Washington NFL Team Faces New Radio Spot Featuring High School Student Calling for Franchise to Follow California’s Lead and End Use of Racist R-Word

The Change the Mascot campaign today launched a new radio ad calling on the Washington NFL team to follow the example set by the state of California and end its use of the dictionary-defined R-word slur as its team name. Read More »

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Hundreds of New Yorkers Rally in Albany to Say No to Lago

Hundreds of New Yorkers from across Upstate New York united at a rally at the State Capitol today in opposition to the job-killing Lago Resort & Casino, which would threaten the future viability of the... Read More »

Celebrate the Holiday Season at Turning Stone Resort Casino with Central New York’s Best Holiday Exhibits, Performances and Fun for All Ages

Central New York’s leading holiday destination resort celebrates with the annual tree lighting, its renowned Gingerbread Village, breakfast with Santa, a Christmas & Crafts Show, and Holiday Performances from Kenny Rogers, The Tenors and Magic Rocks with Leon & Romy Read More »

Turning Stone Resort Casino Will Go Green in Honor of Veteran's Day

The Oneida Nation’s world-class destination resort will show its support of veterans by turning its iconic TS sign on The Tower green, encouraging employees and guests to wear green, and offering several special offerings for veterans and active military Read More »

Turning Stone Resort Casino Offers Variety of Thanksgiving Dinner Choices for Guests and Special Room Rates for the Holiday Season

The four-season destination resort celebrates Thanksgiving with an elaborate sit-down dinner, live music, and family-friendly entertainment, plus special room rates for November, December and January. For guests who want to enjoy a Turning Stone Thanksgiving meal at home, Turning Stone’s chefs are also preparing turkey dinners and all the sides for curbside pickup. Read More »

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Change the Mascot Praises Adidas for Momentous Offer to Help End Offensive Native American Mascots

The Change the Mascot campaign is applauding adidas for its announcement today that it will assist U.S. high schools with changing their mascots or logos from “potentially harmful Native American imagery... Read More »

The Oneida Indian Nation to Host 15th Annual Veterans Recognition Ceremony on Saturday, November 7 at Turning Stone Resort Casino

WHAT: As First Allies of the United States during the Revolutionary War, the Oneida Indian Nation continues its legacy of supporting the country by honoring the distinguished members of the... Read More »

Comedian Tracy Morgan to Perform at Turning Stone Resort Casino for his “TRACY MORGAN: Picking Up The Pieces” Tour

Turning Stone Resort Casino announced today multi-talented comedian Tracy Morgan will perform in the Showroom at Central New York’s premier destination resort on March 8, 2016 at 8:00 p.m. for the “TRACY MORGAN: Picking Up The Pieces” tour. Read More »

Turning Stone Resort Casino to Host Two Free “Baking with the Boss” Shows with Celebrity Chef and Star of TLC’s “Cake Boss” Buddy Valastro

Central New Yorkers are invited to attend two free shows starring TLC’s Cake Boss Buddy Valastro at Turning Stone Resort Casino Monday, October 26 in the Turning Stone Winter Garden. Read More »

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Change the Mascot Applauds New Anti-Racism Organization of Miami Dolphins Owner Stephen Ross and Urges it to Address NFL Team’s Racist R-Word Name

The Change the Mascot campaign is praising Miami Dolphins owner Stephen M. Ross today for his launch of a new non-profit organization seeking to combat racism and discrimination using the power of sports... Read More »

Oneida Nation Applauds State Location Board’s Tioga Downs Decision; Calls on Board to Rescind Recommendation for Lago Casino

The Oneida Indian Nation today applauded the New York State Resort Gaming Facility Location Board’s decision to recommend that the State Gaming Commission award a full casino license to Tioga Downs. However,... Read More »

Turning Stone’s Late-Night Bingo Returns on Saturday, October 17 with New Name and Energetic Nightclub Atmosphere

Running the third Saturday of every month at 10 p.m., Turning Stone’s new Mark in the Dark Bingo will feature a nightclub vibe, dance troupes and entertainers, all-new games and prizes, and the area’s hottest DJs and comedian hosts. Read More »

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California Makes Civil Rights History by Banning R-word Mascots Statewide in Public Schools

The state of California made civil rights history today when Governor Jerry Brown signed into law a bill that eliminates the dictionary-defined R-word slur as a mascot from all of the state’s public schools.... Read More »

Oneida Nation Enterprises Partners with Local Company Northland Communications; Setting the Bar for Communication Technology in Central New York

The Oneida Nation announced today a new venture with Utica-based Northland Communications to deliver the latest technology to enhance guest services and, at the same time, create a state-of-the-art technology... Read More »

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Change the Mascot Praises Colorado Governor and Lawmakers for Action to Address the Damaging Impact of Native Mascots

Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper on Tuesday ordered executive action to create a commission that will study American Indian representations in the state’s public schools and facilitate constructive... Read More »

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Change the Mascot Campaign Responds to Donald Trump’s Support of Washington Team Name

Change the Mascot released the following statement after presidential candidate Donald Trump defended the use of the Washington NFL team’s offensive R-word name in an interview with the New York Times: “It... Read More »

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The Showroom at Turning Stone Resort Receives Top Honors in National Casino Entertainment Awards

Turning Stone Resort Casino announced today its world-class Las Vegas-style entertainment venue, The Showroom, has won the G2E Casino... Read More »

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Change the Mascot Responds to Presidential Candidate Governor Jeb Bush Over His Stated Support for NFL’s Team’s Racist Name

Presidential Candidate and Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush today made comments defending the racist name of the Washington NFL team. “I don’t think it should change it…I don’t find it offensive. Native... Read More »

The Oneida Nation Police to host National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day at Turning Stone on Saturday, September 26

WHAT: The Oneida Nation Police will once again host the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, a national campaign to encourage people to properly dispose of expired and unused medications.... Read More »

Turning Stone to Award Sports Fans Weekly Cash Prizes for Fantasy Football

Turning Stone Resort Casino announced today it will throw its helmet into the Fantasy Football arena, awarding weekly cash prizes for the top four Fantasy Football teams. Offered exclusively at Turning... Read More »

Turning Stone to Host 2nd Annual Oktoberfest and Announces the Return of Upstate Tavern’s Popular Beer Dinner

Turning Stone Resort Casino is celebrating fall with a variety of exiting events, including Oktoberfest and a New England-themed beer dinner. On Wednesday, September 30, Upstate Tavern’s popular Beer... Read More »

Two of Turning Stone’s Golf Courses Recognized in Golf Digest’s Ranking of America’s 100 Greatest Public Courses

Turning Stone Resort Casino’s first-class golf courses, Atunyote and Kaluhyat, were hailed by Golf Digest among the publication’s coveted 2015-2016 list of America’s 100 Greatest Public Courses. This is the fourth consecutive honor that each golf course has received on this esteemed list, further elevating Turning Stone’s nationally and internationally renowned status for premier golf experiences. Read More »

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Historic Bill Banning R-word Mascots in Public Schools Overwhelmingly Passes California Assembly and Moves on to Governor’s Desk

The California Assembly on Thursday overwhelming passed (59-9) landmark legislation which would eliminate the dictionary-defined R-word slur as a mascot from all of the state’s public schools. Now moving... Read More »

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California Senate Overwhelmingly Passes Historic Legislation to Eliminate “R-dskins” from Schools Statewide

The California State Senate last night passed a landmark bill (25-10) that will remove the R-word mascot from all public schools, making California the first state in history to place a statewide ban on the dictionary-defined R-word slur. Read More »

Two Event Venues at Turning Stone Resort Named Finalists in G2E Casino Entertainment Awards

Turning Stone Resort Casino is excited to announce that both of its world-class entertainment venues have been selected as finalists in the 2015 G2E Casino Entertainment Awards. Read More »

Tiger Woods and Notah Begay III Return to Turning Stone Resort Casino

The Oneida Nation and Turning Stone Resort Casino welcomed Notah Begay III and Tiger Woods back to Central New York. Read More »

Back-to-School Massage Special Available at Turning Stone’s Áhsí Day Spa

Calling all parents, teachers and students – Áhsí Day Spa and Salon is offering a special back-to-school deal to help you start this school year feeling relaxed, refreshed and rejuvenated. Anytime in September, enjoy a 50-minute full-body custom massage, plus an added foot refresher enhancement, which includes exfoliation and a relaxing foot massage. Read More »

The Oneida Nation and Bassett Healthcare Network Announce Plans to Open New Healthcare Facilities in Dreamcatcher Plaza in Oneida

Oneida Nation Health Services and Bassett Oneida Health Center slated to open in early 2016, offering much needed medical services to Nation Members, Oneida Nation employees and the entire community Read More »

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