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Sure-Fire 'Fight of the Year' Candidate Comes Early in 2015

Lucas Matthysse vs. Ruslan Provodnikov Set For Saturday, April 18 at Turning Stone Resort Casino and Live on HBO Boxing After Dark® Read More »

Sure-Fire 'Fight of the Year' Candidate Comes Early in 2015

A sure-fire ‘Fight of the Year’ candidate will come early as former World Champions Lucas “La Maquina” Matthysse and Ruslan Provodnikov, two of boxing’s hardest punchers, take the stage in a 12-round welterweight showdown on Saturday, April 18 at Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, NY. Read More »

Turning Stone Resort Presents “A Taste of Tuscany” Dinner and Wine Tasting Event on Saturday, February 28

Turning Stone Resort is bringing “A Taste of Tuscany” to Upstate New York on Saturday, February 28 with an elegant Tuscan dinner and wine tasting event that will leave guests’ palates with a taste to remember.... Read More »

Turning Stone Resort’s Pino Bianco and Peach Blossom Restaurants Honored with OpenTable’s Diners’ Choice Awards

Two of the fantastic dining venues at Turning Stone Resort Casino, Pino Bianco and Peach Blossom, were each honored with Diners’ Choice Awards from OpenTable. These accolades, along with those previously received from OpenTable by Turning Stone’s TS Steakhouse and Wildflowers Restaurants, are a testament to the resort’s commitment to providing its guests with varied and upscale dining options. Read More »

Turning Stone Resort Casino Highlighted As Largest Contributor to Oneida County’s $1.2 Billion Tourism Value and Region’s 34,000 Related Jobs

The Oneida Nation’s Turning Stone Resort Casino is the leading contributor to Oneida County tourism’s estimated 2013 value of $1.2 billion, according to the Rome... Read More »

Tin Rooster’s The Beadle Brothers Nominated for Country Group/Duo of the Year in New Music Weekly Magazine’s 2015 New Music Awards

Central New York’s The Beadle Brothers, the house band from Turning Stone Resort’s country dance hall Tin Rooster, was recently nominated for the Country Group/Duo of the Year in the 2015... Read More »

Turning Stone Resort Offers All-Star Entertainment for AHL All-Star Weekend in Central New York

Central New York hockey fans are getting ready for this weekend’s once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to host the American Hockey League All-Star Classic presented by Turning Stone Resort Casino and thousands... Read More »

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Change the Mascot Campaign Releases Powerful Big Game Ad in Continued Effort to Change the Washington NFL Team’s Offensive Mascot

‘Take It Away’ spot removes the mascot from game day footage of a significant moment in the team’s history; Highlights that the fan experience remains the same when the offensive mascot changes Read More »

Turning Stone Resort Hosts Pep Rally to Kick-Off AHL All-Star Weekend in Central New York

Press Conference: Friday, January 23 at 11:30 a.m. to officially kick-off the AHL All-Star Weekend celebration, welcoming hockey fans and guests to Central New York. Read More »

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Change the Mascot Campaign Applauds the Fritz Pollard Alliance for Issuing Clarion Call to the NFL and Washington’s Team to Change the Racist R-Word Name

The Change the Mascot Campaign today applauded the Fritz Pollard Alliance for taking an historic and definitive stance in opposition to the R-word name of Washington’s NFL team. On the national holiday... Read More »

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Phone Campaign by Washington Football Team Fans Urges Fellow Supporters to Call NFL and Back a Name Change for D.C.’s NFL Team

Lifelong supporters of the Washington NFL team are now literally calling upon fellow fans to join them in advocating for a new name and mascot that doesn’t demean and disparage Native Americans with the... Read More »

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Turning Stone Resort Casino Welcomes Ron Ross as New Executive Chef

The Oneida Nation’s Turning Stone Resort Casino today announced the appointment of Ron Ross as Executive Chef. In his new position, Ross will oversee and direct the food and beverage operations at the... Read More »

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Two Turning Stone Resort Golf Courses Highlighted Among America’s 100 Greatest Public Courses by Golf Digest

For the third consecutive time, Turning Stone Resort Casino’s world-class golf courses Atunyote and Kaluhyat were each honored on Golf Digest’s prestigious America’s 100 Greatest Public Courses list for 2015-2016. Featuring pro-level play, picturesque settings and a long list of awards and accolades, Turning Stone’s golf courses have distinguished themselves as some of the best in the nation and in the world. Read More »

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Petr Petrov to defend NABA & NABO Lightweight titles against Hank Lundy on Friday, January 16 at Turning Stone Resort Casino on ESPN's Friday Night Fights

On Friday night, January 16, a mouthwatering title fight has been added as the second co-main event of a championship night of boxing at the Turning Stone Resort Casino and live on ESPN's Friday Night... Read More »

Turning Stone Resort’s Ska:ná Spa Hailed as Top Casino Spa and Among Top 100 Spas of 2014 by Spas of America

Ska:ná , a world-class spa at Turning Stone Resort in Central New York, was recently honored among the Top 100 Spas of 2014 by leading spa and travel website Spas of America. Read More »

Oneida Indian Nation Statement on the Passing of Gov. Mario Cuomo

In response to the news of the passing of Gov. Mario Cuomo, the Oneida Indian Nation released the following statement from Oneida Nation Representative Ray Halbritter: Read More »

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Oneida Nation Employees Give Christmas Gifts to 35 Local Central New York Families this Holiday Season

Employees from 25 departments at Oneida Nation Enterprises helped 35 local Central New York families by donating Christmas gifts this holiday season. The Catholic Charities of Madison and Oneida County... Read More »

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The Oneida Nation to Open Yellow Brick Road Casino, a new $20 Million, Wizard of Oz-Themed Gaming Venue in Upstate New York with Vegas-Style Slot Machines and a Bingo Hall

The Oneida Indian Nation, owner of the renowned Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, today announced plans to expand its Upstate New York operations with a new $20 million, 67,000 square foot casino... Read More »

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Turning Stone Resort’s Golf Courses and Facilities Receive Prestigious Golfweek Awards and Lauded as Among the Country’s Best

The championship golf courses and offerings at Turning Stone Resort Casino recently received some of the sport’s most celebrated accolades from top publication Golfweek. Turning Stone’s Shenendoah Golf Club, Atunyote Golf Course and Golf SuperStore each received 2015 AGM Platinum Awards, while the resort’s Atunyote, Kaluhyat and Shenendoah golf courses were all honored among the Best Casino Courses for 2015. Read More »

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Change the Mascot Calls on Commissioner Roger Goodell to Adopt Proactive Stance on Racism By Implementing an NFL Owners Code of Conduct

Following the National Football League’s recent discussions about its updated conduct policies, the Change the Mascot Campaign today called upon the league and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to immediately... Read More »

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Change the Mascot Campaign Praises Oklahoma City School Board Decision to Remove Racist R-Word Mascot from Capitol Hill High

The Change the Mascot Campaign today congratulated the Oklahoma City school board for its stand against the use of the R-word as a sports mascot. The board voted 8-0 yesterday to end the use of the dictionary-defined... Read More »

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Turning Stone Resort Casino Lauded as “Leading Edge” and “Ahead of the Curve” by Casino Enterprise Management Magazine

Turning Stone Resort Casino and the Oneida Indian Nation received high praise for their state-of-the-art gaming transformation, leading customer service, and innovative players reward program in a recent... Read More »

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The Oneida Nation and the Rome Chamber of Commerce Encourage Reinvesting in the Local Economy as the Nation Honors Dedicated Employees with Multi-Million Dollar Holiday Bonuses

The Oneida Indian Nation is once again partnering with the Rome Area Chamber of Commerce to encourage its 4,500 employees to shop at local businesses this holiday season. Through its Shop Rome First program,... Read More »

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Turning Stone Reveals a Massive Expansion Project, “The Next Big Thing,” Central New York's First Luxury Retail Outlet and Multifacited Entertainment Complex

The Oneida Indian Nation today announced a major expansion project that is being developed in partnership with renowned entertainment developer Gordon Group Holdings. The new development at Turning Stone Resort Casino will include a luxury retail outlet, upscale restaurants, a movie theater, high-end bowling alley, and many other exciting entertainment options for guests. Read More »

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“Who Will Dan Snyder Bully Next?” Asks New Change the Mascot Ad

Following recent news that Washington NFL team owner Dan Snyder is suing Native Americans opposed to his team’s name, the Change the Mascot campaign has release a new ad asking, “Who will he bully next?” The advertisement comes on the heels of a demonstration against the name in San Francisco this past Sunday, a 4,000 person rally at Washington’s recent game in Minnesota, and just released poll data showing that four out of five Americans are uncomfortable calling a Native American the R-word. Read More »

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New Survey Reveals that Four out of Five Americans Would Be Uncomfortable Calling a Native American a “R*dskin”

The Change the Mascot campaign is highlighting nationwide survey results released today by goodness Mfg. and the National Congress of American Indians. This new polling information indicates Americans’ strong disapproval of the R-word, and underscores the vast changes in opinion on this topic since the 10-year old Annenberg survey, which is often cited by the team. Read More »

The Holidays at Turning Stone Resort are Bigger and Better Than Ever With New Events and Non-stop Family Entertainment

Central New York’s Premier Destination Resort Celebrates the Holidays with the Annual Tree Lighting, its Renowned 60 Foot Gingerbread Village, Breakfast with Santa, a Christmas & Crafts Show, and Holiday Performances from Trace Adkins, Benny Mardones, Kenny Rogers, Jim Brickman, and more. Read More »

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Change the Mascot Congratulates Native American Activist Suzan Harjo on Selection for the Presidential Medal of Freedom

The Change the Mascot campaign today sends heartfelt congratulations to Suzan Harjo, who is set to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the country’s highest civilian honor. Harjo is the current... Read More »

Turning Stone Resort Golf Professionals Earn Top PGA Accolades And Will be Honored at an Awards Ceremony on December 4

Turning Stone Resort Casino is widely recognized for its award-winning golf courses, attracting the sport’s most prestigious players. The passion and knowledge of the golf professionals who work at the resort’s premier courses are one of the reasons why. Read More »

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Change the Mascot Campaign Releases New Ad In MN in Advance of Washington – Vikings Game

When the Washington NFL team heads to Minneapolis this weekend to take on the Minnesota Vikings, they are also expected to face powerful protests from a diverse coalition rallying in opposition to the... Read More »

Oneida Indian Nation to Honor Central New York Veterans at 14th Annual Veterans Recognition Ceremony

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 military. In celebration... Read More »

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Change the Mascot Releases Statement on Virginia Senate Candidate Ed Gillespie's Ad in Support of R-Word Racial Slur

The Change the Mascot campaign today released a statement in response to Virginia senate candidate Ed Gillespie touting his support of continuing to denigrate... Read More »

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Oneida Nation SāvOn Stores Make a Muscle for Annual Fundraiser, Helping to Raise more than $7,000 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association

The Oneida Indian Nation’s SāvOn Stores proved, once again, that working together can make a difference for the Muscular Dystrophy Association of Central New York. Through the annual Make A Muscle campaign,... Read More »

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During National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month, Change the Mascot Urges School Administrators Across America to Ban the R-Word Racial Slur

The national grassroots movement announced today that letters will be sent to school administrators across the country encouraging them to enact policy and curriculum changes educating students about the Washington NFL team’s R-word name and restricting its use at their schools. The letter cites empirical data about the slur’s use as a bullying tool, and points to the vast and growing list of Native American, civil rights, educational and physiological organizations who have spoken out about the harm caused by the R-word. Read More »

Turning Stone Resort to host “Three Nights of Horror,” the Largest and Scariest Halloween Weekend in Upstate New York

Thursday, October 30 to Saturday, November 1, Turning Stone Resort Casino is celebrating Halloween weekend at Exit 33 with “Three Nights of Horror,” a frighteningly fun Halloween party. “Three Nights of... Read More »

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Utica Comets to Host 2015 AHL All-Star Classic Presented by Turning Stone Resort Casino

American Hockey League President and CEO David Andrews announced today that the AHL Board of Governors has unanimously approved the selection of the Utica Comets as hosts of the 2015 AHL All-Star Classic... Read More »

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Change the Mascot Applauds New Jersey Lawmakers for Joining Growing Political Movement Against Washington NFL Team’s R-word Name

The Change the Mascot campaign today is praising New Jersey State Assemblymen Patrick Diegnan (D-Middlesex) and Ralph Caputo (D-Essex) for introducing a set of resolutions calling for a name change from the Washington NFL team, requesting that the New York Giants refrain from using the team’s R-word name, and urging retailers to voluntarily halt sales of merchandise bearing the dictionary-defined slur. Read More »

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Turning Stone Resort Casino is now Taking Reservations for its Thanksgiving Dinner Celebration

The four-season resort celebrates Thanksgiving with an elaborate sit-down dinner, live music, and family-friendly entertainment. 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 pickup. Read More »

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Turning Stone Resort Casino Hosts Careers Fairs For Culinary and Gaming Floor Positions

Turning Stone Resort Casino is looking for candidates to fill multiple full and part-time positions, including lead cook, baker, pastry chef, bingo floor clerks, keno writers, and slot attendants. Recruiters... Read More »

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Change the Mascot Calls on NFL’s New VP of Social Responsibility to Clarify Position on Washington Team Name and How it Aligns with League’s Stated Ideals

Timed to coincide with the NFL owners meeting taking place in New York City this week, the national grassroots Change the Mascot Campaign is requesting a meeting with league Vice President of Social Responsibility Anna Isaacson to discuss the implications of the use of the R-word by the Washington NFL team. The campaign, led by the National Congress of American Indians and the Oneida Indian Nation, is also calling on Isaacson to outline her position on the issue and to clarify how the continued use of a racial epithet lines up with the league’s stated new focus on social responsibility. Read More »

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Turning Stone Resort Casino Debuts a Weeklong Oktoberfest Celebration with Restaurant Specials, Live Music, Beer Tastings, and More

Turning Stone Resort Casino is stuffing guests this fall with a mix of drinking and food-focused events, which kick-off this week. From beer and wine dinners, to tailgating and a weeklong Oktoberfest celebration,... Read More »

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Mike Tyson Begs to be Hit in Knockout New Commercial for Turning Stone Resort Casino

Boxing legend Mike Tyson will hit New York airwaves this week in a powerful new TV ad for Turning Stone Resort Casino. In the 30 second spot, Tyson, who has frequented the resort as a boxing promoter,... Read More »

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Leader of National Campaign Against the Washington NFL Mascot to Address the Vital Issue at Penn State on October 22

A prominent figure in the growing national opposition against the Washington NFL team’s mascot, Oneida Indian Nation Representative Ray Halbritter will appear at Penn State’s HUB Robeson Center Auditorium... Read More »

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Change the Mascot Campaign Celebrates New Data Showing Less Use of the R-Word

The Change the Mascot campaign today celebrated news of data showing that National Football League broadcasters have significantly reduced the amount they are promoting the dictionary-defined racial slur... Read More »

The Oneida Indian Nation Opens Its First SāvOn Store In Nearly a Decade

For the first time in nearly 10 years, the Oneida Indian Nation is opening a new SāvOn Convenience Store. Located at 603 Genesee Street in Chittenango, the new SāvOn is celebrating its grand opening on Friday, September 19. Read More »

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Change the Mascot Calls on NFL Owners to Stand Against Washington NFL Team's Use of R-word Racial Slur

The grassroots Change the Mascot campaign announced at a Washington press conference today that letters will be sent to every NFL team owner calling on them to demand action against the Washington team’s continued use of the R-word dictionary-defined slur, which reflect poorly on the league. Read More »

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Turning Stone Resort Casino Emerges as New York’s Premier Poker Room

Turning Stone Resort Casino, a world-class, four-season resort, continues to distinguish itself as a premier destination for poker. With celebrity players, quarter million dollar jackpots, frequent tournaments... Read More »

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Change the Mascot Applauds Current and Former FCC Chairs for Calling On Washington NFL Team to Drop Offensive R-Word Mascot

The national grassroots Change the Mascot movement today released a statement praising the agency leaders for taking a stand against the team’s use of the derogatory name and mascot, which is offensive to Native Americans. Read More »

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NFL Season Kicks Off with Change the Mascot Ad Urging Public to Take Action Against Washington NFL Team’s Demeaning R-word Name

As the Washington NFL team heads to Houston for their first game of the 2014-2015 season on Sunday, they will be met with a new radio ad from the Change the Mascot campaign airing in Houston and nationally.... Read More »

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Turning Stone Celebrates Back-to-School Season with Time Management Brunch and Special Pampering for Parents

Turning Stone Resort Casino is making back-to-school season less stressful this year with a month-long celebration at Ska:ná and Ahsí Day Spa. The DeClutter Coach Deborah Cabral is returning to Turning... Read More »

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