Following a massive, multi-phase renovation, YBR Casino & Sports Book in Chittenango is set to bring a new level of excitement to Central New York, with the opening of its new entertainment wing. Added features include “The Lanes,” a six-lane luxury Brunswick bowling center, two Topgolf Swing Suite bays, pool tables, a shuffleboard, a sports betting desk, a stylish full-service bar, new dining options from an award-winning culinary team, and more.

Oneida Indian Nation Homelands (January 31, 2020) – The Oneida Indian Nation is announcing the grand opening of its new world-class entertainment experience at YBR Casino & Sports Book will be on Tuesday, February 11, 2020.

All-New YBR Casino & Sports Book: Topgolf Swing Suite, Brunswick Bowling & Much More
Following the highly anticipated multi-million-dollar renovation, YBR Casino is set to open its expansive 19,400 square foot entertainment space loaded with exciting additions such as “The Lanes,” a six-lane luxury Brunswick Bowling Center; two high-tech Topgolf Swing Suite bays; multiple pool tables; shuffleboard; sports betting stations; more than 65 additional slot machines; more than 20 LED screens; and an expansive full-service bar and dining area with bar top gaming and a menu developed by an award-winning culinary team.

Feb 11th Grand Opening Event: Good Life CNY & Generation Next Fundraiser
On February 11, the Oneida Indian Nation, in partnership with Good Life CNY and Generation Next, will host a festive grand opening event giving guests an exclusive first look at the new social games and amenities at YBR Casino & Sports Book.

Tickets for the grand opening event are $15 in advance and $20 at the door, with proceeds to benefit the Good Life CNY and Generation Next – two CenterState CEO initiatives that work to promote quality of life and economic opportunities in CNY.

Beginning at 5:30 p.m. on February 11, guests attending the grand opening party will enjoy samples from YBR Casino’s new dining menu, a voucher for a complimentary alcoholic drink, and additional discounted drink specials. While listening to music from a popular local DJ, guests will also have complimentary access to The Lanes, Topgolf Swing Suite bays, pool tables, shuffleboard and more.

Guests interested in attending the grand opening event and being among the first to experience the all-new amenities, can purchase tickets in advance for $15 on HERE ($20 at the door).

* Generation Next is an initiative to attract diverse talent to available positions in Central New York, foster opportunities for career advancement, and connect talented diverse professionals through social engagement and networking opportunities. The Good Life CNY is a marketing, branding, and talent connection campaign dedicated to promoting the fantastic quality of life and economic opportunity available CNY to potential candidates in the Northeast United States. Visit for more information about living and loving life in Central New York, and a listing of more than 3,000 openings by more than 200 companies.

* YBR Casino’s new entertainment amenities are the continuation of significant investments made by the Oneida Indian Nation into the property over the last year. The all-new YBR Casino & Sports Book features a brand new gaming floor with a contemporary industrial design, in honor of the area’s industrial history, and The Lounge with Caesars Sports, the largest sports book in New York with VIP amenities, luxury seating and fan caves and a game-day inspired menu.

FOR MEDIA USE: to download media approved images of YBR Casino’s new expansion, click HERE.

Media Contacts:

Joel Barkin, VP of Communications

Kelly Abdo, Director of PR


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, 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.

About YBR Casino & Sports Book
Owned by the Oneida Indian Nation, YBR Casino & Sports Book is a $20 million, smoke-free, 80,000 square foot gaming and entertainment venue located in Upstate New York in the Village of Chittenango. Recently remodeled, YBR Casino & Sports Book’s all-new gaming floor features nearly 500 slot machines, an assortment of table games, The Lounge with Caesars Sports, the largest sports book in New York, Topgolf Swing Suite, The Lanes, a six-lane luxury bowling center, and several casual restaurants and bars, including hand-tossed pizza, wings and Italian classics at Wicked Good Pizza and a fierce selection of brews and live weekend entertainment at Heart and Courage Saloon.