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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.

Connecticut tribes delay decision on host community for casinoFiled Under: Connecticut
Connecticut tribes delay decision on host community for casino (12/14)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe had planned to select a new casino site by December 15 but said they needed more time to review the proposals.

Tribes in Connecticut increase slot payouts as competition growsFiled Under: Connecticut
Tribes in Connecticut increase slot payouts as competition grows (12/07)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe are paying out at higher rates at gaming options increase in New England.

Non-Indian firm wants to join tribes in pursuing new casino in ConnecticutFiled Under: Connecticut | Litigation
Non-Indian firm wants to join tribes in pursuing new casino in Connecticut (12/04)
MGM Resorts International claims the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe have been given an unfair advantage by the state of Connecticut.

Connecticut tribes consider proposals for third gaming faciltyFiled Under: Connecticut
Connecticut tribes consider proposals for third gaming facilty (11/25)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe are hoping to address competition from neighboring Massachusetts.

David Collins: Shame on Eric Holder for opposing tribal casinoFiled Under: Connecticut | Opinion
David Collins: Shame on Eric Holder for opposing tribal casino (11/23)
Shame on the former attorney general for using the prestige of his former government title to help some Vegas gambling moguls steal business from two Connecticut American Indian tribes.

Connecticut tribes report declines in slot machine revenuesFiled Under: Connecticut
Connecticut tribes report declines in slot machine revenues (11/17)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation saw a 3.0 percent drop while the Mohegan Tribe saw a 1.7 percent drop.

Dan Haar: Tribal casino a bad idea for airport in ConnecticutFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Connecticut | Opinion
Dan Haar: Tribal casino a bad idea for airport in Connecticut (11/12)
If the Connecticut Airport Authority has its way, Bradley will become the first airport in the nation to open a casino on premises, not across the street, but alongside the terminals, or maybe right smack in a terminal building itself.

Non-Indian developer seeks another casino in Rhode IslandFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Connecticut
Non-Indian developer seeks another casino in Rhode Island (11/11)
The facility would be located just 380 feet from the Massachusetts border.

Connecticut tribes receive five proposals for joint casinoFiled Under: Connecticut
Connecticut tribes receive five proposals for joint casino (11/09)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe plan to select a host community by December 15.

Former head of DOJ backs non-Indian gaming firm over tribesFiled Under: Connecticut | Litigation
Former head of DOJ backs non-Indian gaming firm over tribes (10/29)
Eric Holder and his law firm are representing MGM Resorts International, whose executives want to prevent two tribes in Connecticut from opening a new casino.

Connecticut tribes see more interest for joint gaming facilityFiled Under: Connecticut
Connecticut tribes see more interest for joint gaming facility (10/21)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe believe a new casino will address competition from neighboring Massachusetts.

Connecticut tribes await proposals for a new gaming facilityFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Connecticut | Legislation | Litigation
Connecticut tribes await proposals for a new gaming facility (10/14)
At least two communities along a major interstate are interested in hosting a new casino for the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe.

Tribes in Connecticut report increases in slot machine revenuesFiled Under: Connecticut
Tribes in Connecticut report increases in slot machine revenues (10/12)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation saw a 3.2 percent increase while the Mohegan Tribe saw a 2.7 percent increase.

Tribes to share in Keno revenues under new deal with ConnecticutFiled Under: Compacts | Connecticut
Tribes to share in Keno revenues under new deal with Connecticut (10/07)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe each will receive 12.5 percent of gross revenues from the game.

Connecticut tribes release request for proposals for a new casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Connecticut | Litigation
Connecticut tribes release request for proposals for a new casino (10/01)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe hope to select a host community by December 15.

Connecticut tribes push to open casino before non-Indian rivalFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Openings and Closings
Connecticut tribes push to open casino before non-Indian rival (09/28)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe hope to select a site for their new casino by the end of November.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino ruling stirs shakeup of sortsFiled Under: Compacts | Connecticut | Litigation | Openings and Closings | Regulation
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino ruling stirs shakeup of sorts (09/23)
A commercial casino in southeastern Massachusetts faces significant hurdles now that the Bureau of Indian Affairs has approved the land-into-trust application for the first Indian gaming facility in the state.

Comedy venue departs one tribal casino for another in ConnecticutFiled Under: Connecticut | Openings and Closings
Comedy venue departs one tribal casino for another in Connecticut (09/21)
The Mohegan Tribe has lured COMIX away from its home at the casino owned by the neighboring Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation.

Police officer fired after racist incident at Pequot Tribe's casinoFiled Under: Connecticut | Public Relations
Police officer fired after racist incident at Pequot Tribe's casino (09/17)
The officer allegedly made racist and insulting comments to tribal police and security staff at Foxwoods Resort Casino.

Tribes in Connecticut report declines in slot machine revenueFiled Under: Connecticut
Tribes in Connecticut report declines in slot machine revenue (09/15)
The Mashantucket Tribe saw a 9.5 percent drop while the Mohegan Tribe saw an 8.1 percent drop.

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