Oneida Nation details arrangement for casino alcohol sales
Tuesday, May 11, 2010
The Oneida Nation of New York offered details about a business deal that will bring liquor to the Turning Stone Resort and Casino.
The tribe will lease all of the restaurant, hotel, entertainment and gaming floor space at the casino to CD Food & Beverage. Gaming operations space and retail outlets will not be included.
CD will pay sales taxes to Oneida County and to the state, along with a county occupancy tax on hotel room. CD will also pay an 8 percent sales tax to the tribe and a 3 percent occupancy tax to the tribe.
The deal does not call for the tribe to waive its immunity. CD agreed to be held liable for drunken driving cases.
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