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Mashantucket Tribe charges off-duty officer for assault at casinoFiled Under: Connecticut | Public Relations
Mashantucket Tribe charges off-duty officer for assault at casino (April 27, 2017)
A 73-year-old bathroom attendant at the Foxwoods Resort Casino was punched in the face because the water was too cold for the officer.

Supreme Court declines to hear yet another Indian Country caseFiled Under: Connecticut | Litigation
Supreme Court declines to hear yet another Indian Country case (April 17, 2017)
In a positive move for tribal interests, the nation's highest court refused to reopen a lawsuit that targeted the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation.

Connecticut tribes promise to share more revenue from new casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Compacts | Connecticut
Connecticut tribes promise to share more revenue from new casino (April 6, 2017)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe want to share revenues from table games.

Non-Indian casino in Massachusetts hits construction milestoneFiled Under: Connecticut | Openings and Closings
Non-Indian casino in Massachusetts hits construction milestone (March 29, 2017)
The development has the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe in neighboring Connecticut worried.

Connecticut tribes see movement on bill to authorize new casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Connecticut | Legislation
Connecticut tribes see movement on bill to authorize new casino (March 16, 2017)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe are hoping to address growing competition for gaming dollars.

Connecticut tribes enlist former Bureau of Indian Affairs officialFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Connecticut
Connecticut tribes enlist former Bureau of Indian Affairs official (March 10, 2017)
Two former Department of the Interior officials who once worked together are on opposite sides of a gaming debate in Connecticut.

Connecticut tribes finally settle on location for 3rd potential casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Connecticut | Legislation
Connecticut tribes finally settle on location for 3rd potential casino (February 27, 2017)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe want to convert a vacant movie theater in East Windsor into a $300 million gaming facility.

Connecticut tribes plan to announce site for potential new casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Connecticut
Connecticut tribes plan to announce site for potential new casino (February 24, 2017)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe are hoping to address competition from neighboring Massachusetts.

Tribes in Connecticut report declines in slot machine revenuesFiled Under: Connecticut
Tribes in Connecticut report declines in slot machine revenues (December 15, 2016)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation saw a drop of 6.9 percent while the Mohegan Tribe fared better.

Mashantucket Tribe reaches contract with labor union at casinoFiled Under: Connecticut
Mashantucket Tribe reaches contract with labor union at casino (December 13, 2016)
The United Auto Workers was the first union to organize at the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut.

Non-Indian firm set to open $1.4B casino outside of nation's capitalFiled Under: Connecticut | Litigation | Openings and Closings
Non-Indian firm set to open $1.4B casino outside of nation's capital (December 1, 2016)
In just a week's time, a massive gaming and entertainment facility will be open right outside of Washington, D.C.

APTN links Donald Trump's 1993 smear to rebuff by California tribeFiled Under: Business Deals | California | Connecticut | Public Relations | Regulation
APTN links Donald Trump's 1993 smear to rebuff by California tribe (October 12, 2016)
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's racial attacks on Indian Country go back decades.

Gamblers accused of cheating Mashantucket Tribe lose big lawsuitFiled Under: Connecticut | Litigation
Gamblers accused of cheating Mashantucket Tribe lose big lawsuit (October 6, 2016)
Three high-rollers say they are owed more than $2.7 million from the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut.

Non-Indian gaming firm announces opening for big casino near D.C.Filed Under: Connecticut | Openings and Closings
Non-Indian gaming firm announces opening for big casino near D.C. (October 3, 2016)
The MGM National Harbor is located in Maryland, less than 10 miles from the U.S. Capitol.

Rodney Butler and Kevin Brown: Tribes committed to new casino in ConnecticutFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Connecticut | Opinion
Rodney Butler and Kevin Brown: Tribes committed to new casino in Connecticut (September 26, 2016)
'Working together, we can safeguard our state's economy and protect hardworking families all across Connecticut.'

Former Mashantucket chairman joins American Gaming Association Hall of FameFiled Under: Connecticut | Public Relations
Former Mashantucket chairman joins American Gaming Association Hall of Fame (September 21, 2016)
Richard A. 'Skip' Hayward is being hailed as a 'Visionary for Indian Gaming.'

Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation confirms death at casinoFiled Under: Connecticut | Public Relations
Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation confirms death at casino (September 21, 2016)
Tribal police officers confronted an armed man and shots were fired before the man fell from a parking garage.

American Gaming Association welcomes Indian Country to boardFiled Under: Meetings | Public Relations
American Gaming Association welcomes Indian Country to board (September 19, 2016)
The board now includes representation from five tribes across the nation.

Connecticut tribes no closer to choosing site for potential casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Connecticut
Connecticut tribes no closer to choosing site for potential casino (September 16, 2016)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe are reopening the bidding process until October 15.

Connecticut tribes report mixed results on slot machine revenueFiled Under: Connecticut
Connecticut tribes report mixed results on slot machine revenue (August 18, 2016)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation saw a slight decline while the Mohegan Tribe reported strong gains.

Schaghticoke Tribal Nation drops lawsuit but still pushes for casinoFiled Under: Connecticut | Litigation
Schaghticoke Tribal Nation drops lawsuit but still pushes for casino (August 5, 2016)
The lawsuit was being funded by a non-Indian gaming company whose interests are threatened by a potential new casino in Connecticut.

Gaming firm denies being responsible for anti-tribal amendmentFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Connecticut | Legislation
Gaming firm denies being responsible for anti-tribal amendment (July 11, 2016)
MGM Resorts International is trying to stop the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe from opening a new casino in Connecticut.

Connecticut tribes still working on plan for potential new casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Connecticut
Connecticut tribes still working on plan for potential new casino (June 30, 2016)
The process has been taking so long that one location has been taken off the table although the tribes still have options.

Schaghticoke Tribal Nation still fighting for federal recognition and a casinoFiled Under: Connecticut
Schaghticoke Tribal Nation still fighting for federal recognition and a casino (June 28, 2016)
The tribe's sad saga is at the center of a battle over a new casino in Connecticut.

Senate provision targeted tribes with commercial gaming plansFiled Under: Compacts | Connecticut | Legislation
Senate provision targeted tribes with commercial gaming plans (June 27, 2016)
The amendment would have punished certain tribes that enter the commercial industry by requiring the Bureau of Indian Affairs to reject their gaming compacts.

Non-Indian gaming firm loses challenge to law for new tribal casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Connecticut | Litigation
Non-Indian gaming firm loses challenge to law for new tribal casino (June 24, 2016)
MGM Resorts International is trying to stop the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe from opening a new casino in Connecticut.

Non-Indian gaming firm asks Congress to block new tribal casinoFiled Under: Connecticut | Legislation
Non-Indian gaming firm asks Congress to block new tribal casino (June 22, 2016)
Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Connecticut) said he fought efforts to add anti-casino language to a defense bill.

Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation to open casino in MississippiFiled Under: Connecticut | Openings and Closings
Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation to open casino in Mississippi (June 7, 2016)
The 781,000 square-foot Foxwoods Resort Casino at Biloxi Pointe is tentatively scheduled to open in the spring of 2019.

Donald Trump's long and strained relationship with Indian gamingFiled Under: Regulation
Donald Trump's long and strained relationship with Indian gaming (May 19, 2016)
If the presumptive GOP nominee wins the presidency, he will hold considerable sway over the $28.5 billion and growing tribal casino industry.

Connecticut tribes report increases from slot machine revenuesFiled Under: Connecticut
Connecticut tribes report increases from slot machine revenues (May 17, 2016)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation saw a 5 percent increase while the Mohegan Tribe saw a 3 percent gain.

Schaghticoke Tribal Nation hoping to keep gaming lawsuit goingFiled Under: Connecticut | Legislation | Litigation
Schaghticoke Tribal Nation hoping to keep gaming lawsuit going (May 3, 2016)
The tribe is suing the state of Connecticut after being denied a chance to pursue a new casino under a new state law.

Connecticut tribes delay decision on potential casino until 2017Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Connecticut
Connecticut tribes delay decision on potential casino until 2017 (April 27, 2016)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe had insisted they could move quickly in order to counteract competition from neighboring Massachusetts.

Connecticut tribes still haven't selected a site for potential casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Connecticut | Litigation
Connecticut tribes still haven't selected a site for potential casino (April 22, 2016)
Key lawmakers say time is running out for them to consider a casino that would be jointly operated by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe.

Fantasy sports bill in doubt due to impact on tribes in ConnecticutFiled Under: Compacts | Connecticut | Litigation
Fantasy sports bill in doubt due to impact on tribes in Connecticut (April 19, 2016)
Attorney General George Jepsen said the measure could jeopardize the exclusivity promised to the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe.

Connecticut tribes report declines in revenue from slot machinesFiled Under: Connecticut
Connecticut tribes report declines in revenue from slot machines (April 15, 2016)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation saw a decline of 7.3 percent while the Mohegan Tribe saw a 1.4 percent decline.

Rodney Green: Tribal casino won't stop Connecticut's job lossesFiled Under: Connecticut | Opinion
Rodney Green: Tribal casino won't stop Connecticut's job losses (April 11, 2016)
We will lose jobs no matter what, and even more so with another casino in our state.

Casino company in battle with tribes gears up two major projectsFiled Under: Openings and Closings | Regulation
Casino company in battle with tribes gears up two major projects (March 28, 2016)
MGM Resorts International is building a $950 million casino in Massachusetts and is preparing to open a $1.3 billion casino resort right outside of Washington, D.C.

Tribes in Connecticut see victory with defeat of casino study billFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Connecticut | Legislation
Tribes in Connecticut see victory with defeat of casino study bill (March 18, 2016)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe are working to address competition from neighboring Massachusetts.

Tribes in Connecticut report increases in slot machine revenuesFiled Under: Connecticut
Tribes in Connecticut report increases in slot machine revenues (March 15, 2016)
Both the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe saw nearly 15 percent gains in slot machine revenues.

Colin McEnroe: Schaghticoke Tribal Nation loses in new casino fightFiled Under: Connecticut | Opinion
Colin McEnroe: Schaghticoke Tribal Nation loses in new casino fight (March 14, 2016)
I worry that the poor Schaghticokes think they're going to compete for a casino once the legislature's collusion with the Mashantuckets and Mohegans is exposed for the brainless piece of skulduggery it is.

Connecticut tribes oppose further study of proposed third casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Connecticut | Litigation
Connecticut tribes oppose further study of proposed third casino (March 10, 2016)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe already warned of significant job and revenue losses due to increased competition in New England.

Schaghticoke Tribal Nation hires federal recognition foe for gaming lawsuitFiled Under: Connecticut | Litigation
Schaghticoke Tribal Nation hires federal recognition foe for gaming lawsuit (March 8, 2016)
Chief Richard Velky is working not only with a non-Indian gaming company but with former Sen. Joe Lieberman (D-Connecticut), who was a critic of the tribe's federal recognition effort.

Schaghticoke Tribal Nation files suit against Connecticut casino lawFiled Under: Connecticut | Litigation
Schaghticoke Tribal Nation files suit against Connecticut casino law (March 7, 2016)
Chief Richard L. Velky acknowledged that the tribe is being funded by a non-Indian gaming company that's building a casino just across the border in Massachusetts.

Non-Indian firm that beat out Mohegan Tribe puts casino on holdFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Connecticut
Non-Indian firm that beat out Mohegan Tribe puts casino on hold (February 25, 2016)
Wynn Resorts has canceled a groundbreaking, job fairs and other activities due to litigation in Massachusetts.

Connecticut tribes continue looking at sites for potential casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Connecticut
Connecticut tribes continue looking at sites for potential casino (February 24, 2016)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe hope to address competition from neighboring Massachusetts.

Connecticut tribes might face roadblock in plan for new casinoFiled Under: Connecticut | Legislation
Connecticut tribes might face roadblock in plan for new casino (February 19, 2016)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe believe a new casino will address competition from neighboring Massachusetts.

Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation reports gains in gaming revenueFiled Under: Connecticut
Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation reports gains in gaming revenue (February 12, 2016)
The Foxwoods Resort Casino generated $229.3 million in net revenues, with gains in gaming and non-gaming aspects at the facility.

Schaghticoke Tribal Nation again told it cannot accept casino bidsFiled Under: Connecticut | Legislation
Schaghticoke Tribal Nation again told it cannot accept casino bids (February 11, 2016)
Secretary of the State Denise Merrill reiterated that her office accepted the tribe's application for a casino entity in error.

Schaghticoke Tribal Nation insists on pursuing Connecticut casinoFiled Under: Connecticut | Legislation
Schaghticoke Tribal Nation insists on pursuing Connecticut casino (February 10, 2016)
Chief Richard Velky insisted the tribe's casino entity application has not been revoked even after the state said it was granted in error.

Tribes in Connecticut still working on process for potential casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Connecticut
Tribes in Connecticut still working on process for potential casino (February 9, 2016)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe see a new casino as a way to address competition from neighboring Massachusetts.

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