2017 Fact Sheet


Located in the heart of Upstate New York, the Oneida Indian Nation's Turning Stone Resort Casino offers world-class golf, gaming, entertainment, dining, spa and accommodations. Since opening in 1993, Turning Stone has evolved into a destination resort and one of the top five tourist destinations in New York State, hosting more than 4.5 million guests a year. The resort exceeds 3,400 acres.


There are 707 guest rooms and suites among four hotels:

The Lodge

  • Opened in 2004
  • 95 room, all-suite hotel, with 2,900sf Presidential Suite
  • Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star Rated (2016-2017), AAA Four Diamond Award (2005-2016) and recipient 2010 "Most Excellent Golf Resort" in the U.S.A. and Canada
  • Honored by Condé Nast Johansens as the "Most Excellent Resort" in the U.S.A. and Canada (2007), and the Best Countryside Hotel in All of the Americas (2015)
  • Adjacent to Shenendoah Clubhouse
  • Interior access to Skana spa
  • Wildflowers, The Lodge's dining room: Forbes Four Star Rating (2017) and AAA Four Diamond Award (2005-2016); Contemporary American cuisine with seating for 65

The Tower

  • Opened in 2004 and remodeled in 2017
  • 285 guest rooms, including 19 suites, and an entire floor of hypoallergenic rooms
  • Rooms are rustic and contemporary and feature Central New York touches, including locally made furniture
  • AAA Four Diamond award (2006 - 2017)
  • 21 floors; structure is 253 feet high
  • The Tower is the tallest building between Albany and Syracuse
  • The Tower is entirely smoke-free

The Hotel at Turning Stone

  • Opened in 1997
  • 268 guest rooms (including 28 suites)
  • Three year program to refurbish all guest rooms and public areas completed in spring 2012

The Inn at Turning Stone

  • Purchased in 1999, located two miles from resort entrance
  • Moderately priced alternative to Hotel at Turning Stone
  • 59 guest rooms
  • Fully refurbished interiors in 2010
  • Continental breakfast included in room rate
  • The Inn is entirely smoke-free.

The Villages at Turning Stone – RV Park

  • Opened in 1994
  • Only RV park on east coast to earn a perfect Good Sam rating in 2011, 2012 and 2016
  • 175 sites with full utility hook-up
  • Located one mile from resort entrance
  • Recipient of Good Sam perfect “10” score 2011-2016

Health & Wellness and Fitness & Recreation


  • Opened in 2006
  • Skana (skah-nah) is the Oneida word for "peace"
  • 33,000 square foot destination spa with American Indian design influences
  • Representative of the Oneida's belief in the balance of good health, harmony with nature, and tranquility within
  • 12 treatment rooms, VIP suite, full-service salon, therapeutic mineral pool
  • Full locker room facilities with quiet room, including separate sauna, steam rooms, and whirlpool for men and women
  • Named among the best spas in the world by Spa Magazine, and cited in the 2012 and 2013 SpaFinder® Wellness Readers’ Choice Category Awards naming it among the Best Casino Hotel Spas, Best for Golf, and Best for Men
  • Ranked the 2015 #3 spa in America by Spas of America, a leading health and wellness website

Ahsi Day Spa & Salon

  • Ahsi is the Oneida word for “awaken”
  • 12,000 square foot day spa with 9 treatment rooms, full-service salon
  • Offers variety of massages, facials and body treatments; hairstyling, manicures, pedicures, and custom make-up
  • Full locker room facilities, including separate steam room, saunas and hot tubs for men and women

Tower Fitness Center

  • Third floor of the Tower Hotel
  • Workout area with cardiovascular fitness machines and a weight room, personal training available and daily fitness classes
  • 65-foot lap pool
  • Full locker room facilities includes separate steam room and saunas

Skana and Lodge Fitness Center

  • State-of-the-art StarTrac™ cardio and strength equipment, a luxurious swimming pool, and complete menu of indoor and outdoor fitness activities

Golf Courses – 72 holes

  • Atunyote – 18 holes, designed by Tom Fazio (opened 2004)
  • Kaluhyat – 18 holes, designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr. (opened 2003)
  • Shenendoah – 18 holes, redesigned in 2016 by original course designer Rick Smith (opened 2000)
  • Sandstone Hollow – 9 holes, designed by Rick Smith (opened 1999)
  • Pleasant Knolls – 9 holes (purchased 1999)

Sportsplex and the Golf Dome

  • The Golf Dome opened in 2005, features 40 hitting stations, two simulators and a short game practice area
  • Sportsplex opened in 2009, adjacent to Golf Dome, with eight tennis courts - four indoor and four outdoor; two indoor racquetball courts, locker facilities, café
  • Certified tennis, racquetball and golf professionals offer group or individual lessons
  • Includes the Golf Superstore at Turning Stone, opened 2012

Conferences, Meetings & Special Events

Conference and Event Space

  • More than 125,000sf of meeting space with flexible room configurations
  • 26 break-out rooms
  • Pre-conference planning and assistance available

Conference Center

  • 9 rooms, approximately 22,459sf of floor space
  • 6 rooms at the Casino floor level can be combined for large gatherings (22,500sf). 3 rooms on the second floor can be combined for a larger gathering (1,951sf)
  • State-of-the-art audio/visual equipment
  • On-site catering services

The Event Center

  • 48,000sf of combined space available, including 33,000sf of arena floor space for trade shows etc.
  • 15,000-square-foot pre-function area
  • 5 adjacent function rooms, which can be combined for larger gatherings (5,705sf)

Clubhouse at Shenendoah

  • Three banquet rooms, combined provide 5,902sf of space, with fireplace and large balcony overlooking 1st, 10th, and 18th holes

Business Center

  • Self-service facility for guests attending conferences and meetings


Turning Stone has more than 20 restaurants and dining locations:

Fine Dining

TS Steakhouse

  • Located atop The Tower, with sweeping panoramic views of the surrounding countryside
  • Dynamic venue offers classic steakhouse fare, with Turning Stone special touches and a seasonal menu
  • Features a penthouse-style bar offering high quality handcrafted cocktails and a variety of small plates
  • Wine Spectator “Award of Excellence”
  • Voted Most Romantic by OpenTable (2016) and Casino Player (2016)
  • Open for dinner Wednesday through Sunday
  • The intimate smoking parlor features fine cigars available for purchase
  • A selection of Casino Table Games are offered in the sophisticated gaming parlor
  • Offers seasonal outdoor dining on the terrace of the 21st floor


  • Forbes Four Star-rated restaurant (2017)
  • AAA Four Diamond rated restaurant (2006-2016)
  • Offers traditional continental cuisine with a contemporary twist
  • Wine Spectator “Award of Excellence”
  • Open for breakfast daily, and dinner Monday through Saturday

Upscale Casual

Peach Blossom

  • Gourmet Asian and Thai cuisine, open for dinner Thursday - Monday
  • Rated Best Asian Cuisine in Central New York by OpenTable (2016)

Pino: Pino Pronto, Bar Pino and Pino Bianco

  • Pino is Italian for “white pine,” the tree of peace in Haudenosaunee tradition
  • Three Italian options in one convenient location
  • Variety of “old world” and “new world” Italian meal
  • Pizza prepared in a wood-burning pizza oven
  • Wine Spectator “Award of Excellence”
  • Bar Pino offers cocktails, beer and a wide assortment of wines, as well as a menu of appetizers
  • Pino Pronto is open for lunch Monday-Friday, and dinner daily; Pino Bianco and Bar Pino are open for dinner daily

Casual Dining

Emerald Restaurant

  • Full-service restaurant serving a classic American menu, open 24 hours a day including weekends and holidays
  • Recipient of Best Late Night Dining designation from Casino Player (2016)

Tin Rooster

  • A seamless combination of several regional styles of barbeque – Memphis, Texas and Carolina - create a flavor experience that is unique to Tin Rooster
  • Nearly everything is made in-house by a team of skilled, highly trained chefs, including sauces, burgers, condiments
  • Menu items include BBQ classics like ribs and fried chicken, as well as reimagined dishes like poutine, steaks, burgers and more, plus craft beer and cocktails
  • Also a popular entertainment venue offering live bands Thursday through Saturday night
  • Available Thursday-Saturday for dinner

Upstate Tavern

  • Upgraded pub fare, comfort favorites and custom burgers
  • Local and regional beer program, full bar, signature cocktails from the full-service bar
  • Located in close proximity to the Event Center
  • Open seven days a week for lunch, dinner and late night

Season's Harvest Buffet

  • Freshly prepared entrees in a variety of cuisines in the traditional all-you-can-eat concept; open for breakfast, lunch and dinner daily

Shenendoah Grille (seasonal)

  • In the Shenendoah Clubhouse
  • Traditional pub fare, specialty sandwiches and side dishes
  • Indoor or patio seating

Atunyote Grille (seasonal)

  • In the clubhouse at Atunyote Golf Club
  • Grill offers specialty salads, sandwiches and snacks, as well as a full breakfast menu
  • Indoor or outside covered veranda seating

Fast Casual

Food Hall

  • Remodeled in late 2016, with a bright, open concept
  • Located in convenient proximity to the Gaming Floor, Bingo and Exit 33
  • Offers six unique restaurants serving a variety of cuisine: burgers, deli classics, Asian, chicken dishes, pizza and Mexican

Bun Heaven

  • Serving juicy hand-pressed burgers, Hoffman hot dogs, onion rings, French fries and milkshakes and malts

The Funky Chicken

  • A wide selection of imaginative, fresh grilled and fried chicken dishes ranging from fried chicken sandwiches and grilled chicken cordon blue to two-, three- and 12-piece fried chicken entrees with sides.

Sam’s Deli

  • A classic New York-style deli offering overstuffed sandwiches like corned beef, pastrami, turkey, and roast beef, classic Ruebens, matzo ball soup, salads and sides

Bad Burro Taco Shop

  • Fresh, made-to-order tacos, burritos, quesadillas or bowls made with chicken, steak, pork, and vegetables
  • Sides include chips, salsa, guacamole, rice and black beans

Hong Kong Kitchen

  • Featuring a diverse menu of popular Asian entrees, including General Tso Chicken, beef and broccoli, shrimp in garlic sauce, and sweet and sour pork
  • Tempting sides include fried rice and noodles, and appetizers such as egg rolls and chicken pot stickers

Wicked Good Pizza

  • Features New York-style, hand-tossed pizza, crispy chicken wings, and a variety of pastas and sandwiches
  • Based on the widely popular and successful brand from Turning Stone’s sister casino, Yellow Brick Road Casino

Noodle Noodle (Coming Summer 2017)

  • Authentic Vietnamese noodle bar serving Pho and other noodle dishes

Delta Café

  • Quick snacks and take-out cafeteria-style in the Bingo Hall

Opals Confectionery

  • Fresh baked goods, specialty breads, cakes, cookies, candies, fresh fudge, confections and Starbucks coffee
  • Café seating opposite Pino Pronto

Opals Too

  • Located in The Winter Garden
  • Offers a selection of Opals favorites and Starbucks coffee
  • Indoor sidewalk café setting with comfortable leather armchairs and sofas

Skana Café

  • Guests of Skana Spa can enjoy a diverse, mix-and-match style menu, prepared by the staff at Wildflowers
  • Menu features healthful choices like quinoa, kale chips, hummus and more for just $15, including tax and tip

Sportsplex Café

  • Quick snacks available between the racquet courts and golf dome.


The Event Center

  • Large main arena (33,000sf main event floor)
  • Seats up to 5,000
  • Opened October 2004, hosting USET Fall Conference
  • Show by Country star Tim McGraw was the Event Center debut as a concert venue (sold-out show, December 2004)
  • Jay Leno, Alicia Keys, Brad Paisley, James Taylor, Barry Manilow, and Bret Michaels are among the acts that have played the Event Center

The Showroom

  • Opened in 1999
  • Features the biggest names in entertainment in an intimate setting
  • Seats up to 715
  • Named "Casino of the Year" (2009) by the Academy of Country Music
  • Tracy Morgan, Randy Travis, Kenny Rogers, Alice Cooper, Pat Benatar, Rick Springfield, Kathy Griffin, Lisa Lampanelli are among the acts that have played the Showroom

Nightlife & Lounges

Lava Nightclub

  • Opened in 2007
  • Available Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights for dancing
  • Sophisticated, New York-style club
  • Accommodates up to 1,200
  • Live entertainment (dancers, aerialists, etc.) frequently offered, including notable DJs Biz Markie, Lil’ Kim, Kap Slap, Nick Cannon and more
  • Warm weather outdoor cabana area with waterfall landscape

The Gig

  • Opened in 2013
  • The Gig is a neighborhood rock and roll joint, featuring local and regional bands, that perform on an intimate stage against a 20-foot wide video wall backdrop
  • Designed to look like an underground cavern with rough brick walls and graffiti art throughout; features a striking speaker wall in the entry way comprised of 383 vintage speakers
  • New York-style pizza, baked in The Gig’s own pizza ovens, is a specialty, along with craft beers
  • Accommodates up to 550
  • Open Thursday through Saturday

Tin Rooster

  • Opened in 2013
  • Designed as a Country Americana barn, with a rustic interior that includes a mirrored saddle “disco-ball” and full size Airstream trailer
  • The disco saddle at Tin Rooster has more than 10,000 hand cut crystal mirrors
  • The DJ booth in Tin Rooster is an actual horse trailer from 1971 and came from Constantia, NY and is rumored to have transported Seattle Slew (1977 Triple Crown winner) to the Saratoga Raceway
  • Available Thursday-Saturday for dinner (serving BBQ, steaks and more)
  • Live country music bands perform Thursday, Friday, Saturday nights
  • Open for late-night music and cocktails Thursday through Saturday

Turquoise Tiger

  • Opened in 2013
  • Available Friday and Saturday nights for cocktails, music, gaming
  • Sophisticated lounge and cocktail bar inspired by 1940s film noir, featuring signature craft cocktails and sushi
  • A selection of Casino Table Games are offered in the Turquoise Tiger

Atrium Bar (A Bar)

  • Opened in 2013
  • Ultra-sleek lounge, featuring a full bar and sushi menu
  • Open Wednesday through Saturday

Bar Blu

  • Sleek, smoker-friendly cocktail lounge located inside Casino Blu
  • Serving handcrafted cocktails and an extensive list of beers and spirits
  • Features six bar-top video poker games


  • Located on the casino floor and features weekend entertainment and a vast array of specialty cocktails
  • Always open

The Lodge Lounge

  • Opened in 2004
  • Located in the Great Room of The Lodge, featuring specialty cocktails and a menu of appetizers and sandwiches prepared by Wildflowers
  • Open Monday through Saturday

Crescent Courtyard Bar (seasonal)

  • Outdoor bar and lounge area, located near Turquoise Tiger
  • Features contemporary lounge-style furniture and specialty cocktails
  • Live music is tailored for a relaxed, lounge experience


The Oneida Indian Nation’s High Stakes Bingo began operations on Territory Road in Oneida in 1985.

In July 1993, Turning Stone Casino opened on an approximately 400-acre parcel on Oneida Nation Lands in Verona, NY. In 1995, Oneida Indian Nation High Stakes Bingo moved to the Turning Stone location, and slot machines were introduced at the casino that year, as well. The gaming floor was expanded in 2002 to its current configuration, and remodeled in late 2016/early 2017 to its current aesthetic. The main Gaming Floor is smoke-free as of November 2016.

Today, Turning Stone offers more than 120,000sf of Las Vegas-style gaming space with a full slate of Table Games, a continually updated variety of gaming machines or slots, Poker, Keno.

Table games (85):

  • Blackjack
  • Double-Deck Blackjack
  • Craps
  • Roulette
  • Baccarat
  • Midi-Baccarat
  • Pai Gow Poker
  • Let it Ride
  • Three Card Poker
  • Four Card Poker
  • Caribbean Stud Poker
  • Spanish 21
  • Texas Hold’em Bonus
  • Big Six Money Wheel
  • Big Six Fruit Wheel
  • Big Six Horse Wheel
  • Sic Bo
  • Casino War
  • Beat the Dealer

Slot Machines (1,715)

  • Vegas-style slots, cash machines accept paper currency ($1, $5, $10, $20, $50, $100); Turning Stone had originally opened its gaming machine operations in 1995 with an account-based system, requiring guests to load funds onto debit-style cards to play; this was changed with a comprehensive conversion of the gaming floor to a new casino operating system enabling cash slots in March 2014
  • Denominations ranging from 1 cent to $25
  • Popular games from leading manufacturers such as IGT, WMS, Bally, Artistocrat, Konami and MultiMedia, including:
    • Wheel of Fortune, Betty White’s Story Times, The Walking Dead, Top Dollar, Willy Wonka, Monopoly, Raging Rhino, Game of Thrones, Cash Spin, Stinkin’ Ruch, Buffalo Stampede, Timber Wolf, and Sky Rider, as well as several variations of Video Poker, Draw Poker, Keno and more. A complete list of current titles can be found here.


  • Play from the recently renovated 24-seat Keno lounge or at any of the Keno boards located in the Poker Room and Season’s Harvest
  • Bets can be placed in the Keno Lounge or via Keno Runners located throughout the casino for maximum convenience
  • Games called approximately every five minutes
  • A leader in cutting edge casino gaming, Turning Stone was the first in New York State to offer MegaKeno, a wide-area progressive Keno

Casino Blu

  • All new contemporary-style, smoker-friendly casino within the main Gaming Floor
  • Improved air quality with a brand new state-of-the-art air filtration system
  • Featuring a variety of slot machines with a wide range of titles including several versions of Keno and Poker, as well as popular table games, including Blackjack, Craps, Roulette, 3 Card Poker, Let it Ride and Spanish 21.
  • Located between the Main Cage and Keno, with convenient access to the Poker Room and Bingo

The Golden Dragon

  • A new international high-limit gaming section, offering guests popular table games such as Midi Baccarat, Pai Gow Poker and Blackjack

The Turning Stone Poker Room

  • 32 tables of live poker for up to 320 players
  • Four different poker variations at all limits in a card-club setting
  • Tournaments and special promotions throughout the week
  • Tableside food service available for players
  • 12 large screen TVs circle the room offering live sports and other programs
  • All tables equipped with phone chargers and complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Features BravoPokerLive access, which provides real-time updates on games and tournaments, a computerized player waiting list and a convenient phone app

Oneida Indian High Stakes Bingo

  • Can accommodate up to 1,400 guests 
  • Rated No. 3 in the World by 777.com and one of the Top 10 bingo halls in North America by Bingo Manager magazine
  • Two main-feature sessions and a variety of monthly specials such as Double Payout Nights and Triple-Pay Weekends
  • Boogie Bingo the first Saturday of each month (blacklights with music DJ and emcee)
  • Mark in the Dark Bingo the third Saturday of each month (club atmosphere with DJs, performers, special contests and theme nights)
  • MP Bingo (multiplayer, multi casino progressive jackpot)
  • Buddy Bonus Bingo, introduced in March 2014, allows players who register their friends, and play with them, to earn bonus cash payouts
  • Pull-Tabs are also available in the Bingo Hall


Turning Stone has nine retail shops offering a variety of merchandise.

The following shops are located along the corridor entrance to the casino:

Luxury for Less Boutique

  • Features luxury fashion accessories and gifts for ladies and men, all priced from $10-$20, but with values to $85.

Oneida Sky

  • Upscale gallery of American Indian art from across the U.S.


  • Value cigarettes by the carton, featuring quality brands manufactured by the Oneida Indian Nation, daily newspapers, bottle soft drinks

 The following shops are located in the Emerald restaurant lobby:

Smokin’ Kiosk

  • Value cigarettes by the carton, featuring quality brands manufactured by the Oneida Indian Nation, daily newspapers, bottle soft drinks

 The following shops are near the Winter Garden, off the gaming floor:

Jewel of the Falls

  • Fine jewelry, and specialty gifts including Swarovski crystal

Twilight Gifts

  • Rotating inventory of items and Turning Stone logo items

 The following shop is located across from the Event Center box office near the entrance to the parking garage:

The General Store (open 24 hours)

  • Adirondack-style gifts, and New York State goods

The following shop is located on the gaming floor:

Smokin’ II

  • Value cigarettes by the carton, featuring quality brands manufactured by the Oneida Indian Nation


Turning Stone Resort Casino is located in Central New York off NYS Thruway exit 33, half way between Albany and Rochester, and 30 miles east of Syracuse.


5218 Patrick Road, Verona, NY 13478