Announcements

Grand Lake Casino created a new strategy for the gaming experience to offer One Casino Three Ways to Play. Nick Birdsong, General Manager of Grand Lake Casino, stated, “When we reopened in May 2020, we had some of the most stringent safety measures of most casinos in our area.  As an organization, we have been learning more and more about how to operate in this ‘new normal’.  This has allowed us to make strategic adjustments which we then monitor and adjust further if needed.  This cautious and methodical approach has allowed us to keep safety at the forefront of our strategy, but also compete in an extremely competitive market.”  Implementing Three Ways to Play was a big project that involved preparing Venue 655 for gaming, moving slot machines, and preparing the accompanying marketing materials.  Learn more about this project from the following interview with Birdsong. How is the casino operating now? Grand Lake Casino is currently operating under the business strategy of One Casino Three...
COVID-19 precautions are important! COVID-19 has brought with it many challenges. Emotionally and physically, people are weary. Dealing with the uncertainty that lies ahead is a constant challenge. Within our country, state, tribe and local community. There are many voices sharing about what we should be doing as we see various parts of the economy opening and closing. All the while, keeping tabs on how we are doing with the health of our families and community.  Through all of this, we must remain strong, Drawing strength from the gratitude found in every day. Our gift of life, our loved ones and the positive potential of what lies ahead are examples of things that provide light and joy, even during times of great challenge. Advancing the well-being of all Seneca-cayuga people is the purpose of our Nation. COVID-19 cases, as they continue to rise, pose real risk to our most vulnerable citizens. One of the best ways we can take care of one another is through preventative measures.
The Seneca-Cayuga Nation Business Committee is pleased to announce that money allocated by the United States Department of Treasury under section 601(a) of the Social Security Act, as added by section 5001 of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) is being made available to Tribal Members as part of the Seneca-Cayuga Nation Coronavirus Relief Fund. Adult Tribal Members will be able to apply for financial assistance to help offset expenses related to COVID-19. This is new funding from the Federal Government that is in addition to the funding used in May to make payments to all Elders.  The financial assistance will be given to each enrolled adult member (18+ as of August 1, 2020) and will be in the amount of $250.00. The application for assistance is available by PDF at http://sctribe.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/CoronavirusReliefFund08012020.pdf. The application period will end on October 31, 2020, no further applications will be processed after this date. Applications will be processed as they are received and will be accepted through the mail or electronic mail, both options...