Oneida Indian Nation Homelands (July 27, 2020) – The Oneida Indian Nation opened The Lake House at Sylvan Beach today, its newest gaming and dining entertainment venue. At this morning’s grand opening event, Ray Halbritter, Oneida Indian Nation Representative and Turning Stone Enterprises CEO was joined by Anthony Picente, Oneida County Executive, Greg Lancette, President of the Central/Northern Building Trades, and Greg Horan, Mayor of Sylvan Beach.
The Lake House features 100 slot machines, indoor and outdoor lakefront dining options, an expansive patio, and more. Guests must be 18 years old or older to enter the property.
The Lake House will follow the same Safer Together protocols as all Oneida Indian Nation properties, including:
- Restricting access for guests traveling from any of the 31 states and two countries identified as having increased cases.
- Screening of all guests and employees entering the properties. Anyone traveling from one of restricted states or countries will not be permitted to enter.
- Mandatory face coverings for employees, guests and vendors, wherever feasible.
- When face coverings for guests are not feasible, physical distancing and limited occupancy will be enforced.
- All guests ordering alcoholic beverages must also purchase an accompanying food item with the initial drink(s).
- Gloves required for all employees who are working in direct contact with guests.
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Joel Barkin, VP of Communications
About the Oneida Indian Nation
The Oneida Indian Nation is a federally recognized Indian nation in Central New York. A founding member of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy (also known as the Six Nations or Iroquois Confederacy), the Oneida Indian Nation sided with the Americans in the Revolutionary War and was thanked by Congress and President George Washington for its loyalty and assistance. Today, the Oneida Indian Nation consists of about 1,000 enrolled Members, most of them living in Central New York. The Nation’s enterprises, which employ more than 4,750 people, include Turning Stone Resort Casino, YBR Casino & Sports Book, Point Place Casino, The Lake House at Sylvan Beach, Maple Leaf Markets, SāvOn Convenience stores, RV Park and three marinas. Proceeds from these enterprises are used to rebuild the Nation’s economic base and provide essential services, including housing, health care, and education incentives and programs, to its Members.