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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 (12/01)
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 (10/12)
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 (10/06)
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. (10/03)
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 (09/26)
'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 (09/21)
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 (09/21)
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 (09/19)
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 (09/16)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe are reopening the bidding process until October 15.

Connecticut tribes reports mixed results on slot machine revenueFiled Under: Connecticut
Connecticut tribes reports mixed results on slot machine revenue (08/18)
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 (08/05)
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 (07/11)
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 (06/30)
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 (06/28)
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 (06/27)
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 (06/24)
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 (06/22)
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 (06/07)
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 (05/19)
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 (05/17)
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 (05/03)
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 (04/27)
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 (04/22)
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 (04/19)
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 (04/15)
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 (04/11)
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 (03/28)
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 (03/18)
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 (03/15)
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 (03/14)
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 (03/10)
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 (03/08)
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 (03/07)
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 (02/25)
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 (02/24)
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 (02/19)
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 (02/12)
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 (02/11)
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 (02/10)
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 (02/09)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe see a new casino as a way to address competition from neighboring Massachusetts.

Schaghticoke Tribal Nation questions exclusion from casino processFiled Under: Connecticut | Legislation
Schaghticoke Tribal Nation questions exclusion from casino process (02/05)
Chief Richard Velkly said the state of Connecticut is violating the U.S. Constitution by not allowing his tribe to pursue a potential casino.

Connecticut won't allow another tribe to pursue potential casinoFiled Under: Connecticut | Legislation
Connecticut won't allow another tribe to pursue potential casino (02/03)
The Schaghticoke Tribal Nation was quickly rebuffed by a state official after announcing it was joining the game.

Don Vaccaro: Connecticut tribes need another casino to address competitionFiled Under: Connecticut | Opinion
Don Vaccaro: Connecticut tribes need another casino to address competition (02/01)
Since the Connecticut casinos opened more than two decades ago, they have contributed roughly $7 billion to the Connecticut Special Revenue Fund, as well as billions to the state economy and countless direct and indirect jobs.

Donald Trump once claimed IGRA and tribal casinos were illegalFiled Under: Litigation | NIGC
Donald Trump once claimed IGRA and tribal casinos were illegal (01/29)
The real estate mogul didn't win in court but that didn't stop him from attacking tribes and the Indian gaming industry.

Airport touts hotel as spot for new tribal casino in ConnecticutFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Connecticut
Airport touts hotel as spot for new tribal casino in Connecticut (01/28)
The Connecticut Airport Authority believes an interim casino can open within six months at the hotel in Hartford.

Opinion: Connecticut puts too much focus on a new tribal casinoFiled Under: Connecticut | Opinion
Opinion: Connecticut puts too much focus on a new tribal casino (01/21)
It's time our state government begins to get serious about making the structural changes necessary to attract and keep productive business and begins to look at instruments other than gambling for moving Connecticut forward.

Connecticut tribes see mixed results in slot machine revenuesFiled Under: Connecticut
Connecticut tribes see mixed results in slot machine revenues (01/15)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation reported a 4.1 percent increase in revenues while the Mohegan Tribe saw a 3.5 percent decline.

Site identified as potential location for tribal casino in ConnecticutFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Connecticut
Site identified as potential location for tribal casino in Connecticut (01/06)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe are considering five bids from four communities as they seek to counteract competition from neighboring Massachusetts.

Tribes in Connecticut delay decision on host for potential casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Connecticut | Litigation
Tribes in Connecticut delay decision on host for potential casino (01/05)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe still believe they can beat a rival non-Indian developer to the market.

Tribes in Connecticut report stable returns on slot machinesFiled Under: Connecticut
Tribes in Connecticut report stable returns on slot machines (12/17)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation reported a slot machine win of $38 million while the Mohegan Tribe saw $47.7 million.

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