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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.

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.

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