Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster is trying to calm fears that the state will shut down the Seneca Nation casino in his city. Earlier this week, the state notified the Senecas that it is poised to try to terminate the 2001 compact permitting the casinos in Niagara Falls, Buffalo and Salamanca. The state contends the Seneca Nation owes more than $200 million in slot machine revenue-sharing payments. But the tribe says the state has violated other terms in the original compact.
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