Oneida Indian Nation Homelands (December 13, 2021) – As COVID cases and hospitalizations across the region increase, Oneida Nation Enterprises announced today updates to its Safer Together Health and Safety Plan to include a temporary policy for requiring face masks at all of its properties.

These updates will take effect Tuesday, December 14 at all Oneida Nation Enterprises venues, including Turning Stone, Point Place Casino, YBR Casino & Sports Book, The Lake House, Maple Leaf Markets, SavOn Convenience Stores and all hotels.

Updates to Safer Together Health and Safety Plan include:

  • Mandatory face masks for guests and employees in all indoor public areas at all ONE properties, including casino gaming areas and hotels. Guests who wish to drink while standing in public areas, such as bars and the gaming floor, may do so with a straw beneath their face coverings.
  • Exceptions to face mask requirement include:
    • Restaurants and bars while guests are seated and eating or drinking;
    • Exit 33, Turning Stone Event Center and Turning Stone Showroom as proof of vaccination is required for all guests and employees to enter those venues.
      • Proof of vaccination can be demonstrated by showing the vaccination record along with government issued photo ID. Turning Stone Resort Casino will accept:
        • Display of actual vaccine card
        • Digital photo of card from a smartphone device
        • New York State’s Excelsior Pass or other city, state or national digital health application
      • Smoking will be temporarily prohibited on the Turning Stone Gaming Floor, including in Casino Blu. Smoking will be permitted at designated outdoor smoking areas.

Additional information related to ONE’s updated Health and Safety Plan can be found here.

About Oneida Nation Enterprises

Oneida Nation Enterprises, the parent company for all business enterprises of the Oneida Indian Nation, is a respected and trusted name that is synonymous with quality, world-class amenities, superior service and exceptional experiences. Employing more than 4,500 people, Oneida Nation Enterprises’ portfolio of hospitality, gaming and recreational properties include Turning Stone Resort Casino; YBR Casino & Sports Book; Point Place Casino; The Lake House at Sylvan Beach; The Cove at Sylvan Beach, opening Summer 2022; Maple Leaf Markets; SāvOn Convenience stores; an RV Park; two marinas; a hunting preserve; and Salmon Acres, a fly- fishing destination on the renowned Salmon River. Within these properties, Oneida Nation Enterprises features five award-winning hotels, nearly 30 signature restaurants and dining venues, two spas, five golf courses, Las Vegas-style casino gaming, The Lounge with Caesars Sports, a state-of-the-art sports betting lounge, two concert venues and several nightlife venues.


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Joel Barkin, VP of Communications