January 19, 2016
The Lago Resort & Casino is involved in another court battle.
New York State Gaming Commission approved the casino project. Members of the Oneida Indian Nation and Casino Free Tyre have filed the lawsuit. They believe that the commission was unfair in the selection process over the gaming license.
In addition, they also believe that the location board ignored the mandatory analysis that was established under te Gaming Act. Members of the board were to review the qualitative analysis that is required. Instead the tribe claims that the board did a qualitative review. They also claim that projects that were submitted were rejected over certain matters. However the same matters did not apply to the Lago casino.
In previous lawsuits against the Lago Resort & Casino, the judge has sided with the Lago developer
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