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Filed Under: Connecticut | Legislation
Connecticut tribes counting up votes on bill for one more casino (05/28)
The legislative session ends on June 3 so time is running out on the bill that tribes say will protect jobs and the economy.

Filed Under: Connecticut | Legislation
Tribes hail movement on bill for one more casino in Connecticut (05/21)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe hope the new casino will help address competition in neighboring Massachusetts.

Filed Under: Compacts | Connecticut | Legislation
Connecticut lawmakers consider bill for one more tribal casino (05/20)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe are urging support for the new version of the gaming measure.

Filed Under: Compacts | Connecticut | Legislation
New bill limits Connecticut tribes to one more gaming facility (05/19)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe are looking to head off competition from neighboring Massachusetts.

Filed Under: Connecticut | Legislation | New York
Tribes in Connecticut plan $900M investment in new casinos (05/08)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe want to open as many as three 'satellite' casinos around the state.

Filed Under: Connecticut | Legislation
Connecticut tribes push plan to open new casinos around state (05/05)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe are seeking legislative approval for as many as three additional casinos.

Filed Under: Connecticut | Opinion
Opinion: Bid for more Connecticut casinos comes down to money (05/01)
The tribes and their allies want the state to bestow on them a privilege denied everyone else: the right to build a casino. This will strike most people as unfair.

Filed Under: Business Deals | Connecticut | Legislation | Openings and Closings
Mashantucket Tribe plans grand opening for casino outlet mall (04/22)
The 320,000-square-foot Tanger Outlets at the Foxwoods Resort Casino debuts on May 21.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Compacts | Connecticut | Legislation
Bill for more tribally-operated casinos advances in Connecticut (04/21)
The bill authorizes as many as three new facilities but it was written to avoid the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act.

Filed Under: Connecticut | Litigation
Woman from Mashantucket Tribe loses casino per capita ruling (04/20)
Andrina Charles claims she was promised the payments after she had been banished from the tribe following a crime conviction.

Filed Under: Connecticut | Public Relations
Mohegan Tribe's casino enterprise named one of best employers (04/17)
The tribe ranked 12th in the Travel and Leisure category and 424th overall on the annual Forbes list.

Filed Under: Compacts | Connecticut | Legislation
Letter raises legal issues for new tribal casinos in Connecticut (04/16)
Attorney General George Jepsen highlighted two major concerns as lawmakers consider a bill to authorize as many as three casinos for the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe.

Filed Under: Connecticut | Openings and Closings
Opinion: More tribal casinos aren't right answer for Connecticut (04/13)
Connecticut’s response to its declining casino revenue has been to try to replace it with more gambling.

Filed Under: Connecticut | Opinion
Opinion: Connecticut tribes scramble to protect gaming empire (04/10)
The great mystery of Connecticut's casino monopoly is why it lasted so long.

Filed Under: Connecticut
Tribes warn of job and revenue losses at casinos in Connecticut (04/07)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe commissioned a study to determine the impact of the new establishments on their facilities.

Filed Under: Connecticut | Openings and Closings
Connecticut tribes defend gaming after swipe by non-Indian rival (04/02)
The top executive at MGM Resorts International ridiculed the tribes for proposing to build a 'box of slots' near the Massachusetts border.

Filed Under: Connecticut | Opinion
Opinion: Connecticut tribes face challenges to gaming empire (03/31)
Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun are not standing pat; they have joined forces to propose several casinos, placed strategically around Connecticut to thwart the results of encroachment.

Filed Under: Business Deals | Connecticut | Legislation
Connecticut lawmakers move fast on bill for new tribal casinos (03/20)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe are joining forces to counteract threats to their gaming empire.

Filed Under: Connecticut | Legislation
Connecticut tribes report another drop in slot machine revenue (03/16)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation saw a whopping 19.8 percent decline while the Mohegan Tribe only saw a 4.1 percent decline.

Filed Under: Connecticut | Legislation
Connecticut lawmakers to introduce bill for more tribal casinos (03/10)
At least one site could be jointly operated and would be located near the Massachusetts border.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Connecticut | Legislation | New York
Tribes in Connecticut look at multiple locations for new casinos (03/06)
The facilities would be located near the borders with Massachusetts and New York, where commercial facilities will be opening in the coming years.

Filed Under: Business Deals | Connecticut
Mashantucket Tribe joins gaming proposal in Massachusetts (03/04)
The tribe hopes to manage a commercial casino in the southeastern part of the state.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Connecticut
Mohegan Tribe remains interested in new casino near border (03/04)
A commercial casino will be opening in Massachusetts, less than 10 miles from the state line.

Filed Under: Connecticut
Connecticut tribes face threat from casinos in Massachusetts (02/26)
Fitch Ratings warns of problems when two commercial casinos opening in the neighboring state.

Filed Under: Connecticut | Openings and Closings
Mashantucket Tribe sets opening date for casino outlet mall (02/19)
The Tanger Outlets at Foxwoods Resort Casino will open May 21 and employ 900 people.

Filed Under: Connecticut | Opinion
Editorial: Tribes in Connecticut need to discuss gaming options (02/18)
It is time for Connecticut's tribal casinos to make their play.

Filed Under: Compacts | Connecticut | Legislation
Connecticut lawmaker drops slot machine bill after tribes object (02/09)
The proposal would have relieved tribes of their revenue sharing obligations, tribal officials said.

Filed Under: Connecticut | Openings and Closings
Mohegan Tribe to issue $123M in bonds for new hotel at casino (02/06)
The tribe will build a standalone hotel at the Mohegan Sun amid an expansion of gaming in New England.

Filed Under: Compacts | Connecticut
Tribes discuss gaming concerns with lawmakers in Connecticut (01/21)
A commercial casino in neighboring Massachusetts is a major issue.

Filed Under: Connecticut
Connecticut tribes finally see increase in slot machine wagering (01/16)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe reported the first increases in slot machine wagering since 2013.

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