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Filed Under: Litigation | NIGC | Openings and Closings
Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe starts work on Class II gaming facility (07/03)
Tribal leaders are converting an unfinished community center into a casino and hope to open it by the end of the year.

Filed Under: Connecticut
Mashantucket Tribe extends agreement for $1.7B casino debt (07/01)
Revenues at the Foxwoods Resort Casino fell after the national economic recession and the tribe is facing even more competition for gaming dollars.

Filed Under: Connecticut | Legislation | Openings and Closings
Connecticut tribes welcome delay in commercial casino project (06/29)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe are hoping to beat Massachusetts in the New England casino race.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Connecticut
Mashantucket Tribe wins local vote for casino in Massachusetts (06/24)
The tribe plans to manage the $650 million facility in New Bedford.

Filed Under: Connecticut | Legislation
Connecticut governor signs measure for another tribal casino (06/23)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe warn of job and revenue losses unless Connecticut responds to growing competition.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Legislation | Openings and Closings
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe can't stop non-Indian gaming facility (06/19)
The Plainridge Park Casino, with up to 1,500 slot machines, will open on June 24.

Filed Under: Connecticut | New York
Connecticut tribes report flat or declining slot machine revenues (06/16)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation saw a slight decline while the Mohegan Tribe was essentially flat.

Filed Under: Connecticut | Legislation
Mashantucket Tribe moves quickly to fill 200 positions at casino (06/09)
An executive at Foxwoods Resort Casino said business has been improving as non-gaming options expand.

Filed Under: Connecticut | Legislation
Connecticut governor to sign measure for one more tribal casino (06/08)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe hope to prevent job and revenue losses as gaming options expand in New England.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Litigation
Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe pushes for decision in casino litigation (06/08)
The tribe and the state will head to court on August 12 and they have agreed to let a judge, rather than a jury, decide the case.

Filed Under: Connecticut | Opinion
Editorial: No guarantee of success for new casino in Connecticut (06/01)
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy was still deciding this weekend whether to sign legislation approved early Friday that would lead to possibly opening a new tribal casino along the Connecticut-Massachusetts border.

Filed Under: Connecticut | Legislation
Bill for one more tribal casino in Connecticut sent to governor (05/29)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe believe another casino will help address competition from neighboring Massachusetts.

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: Casino Stalker
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe hoping for casino decision this year (05/21)
The main hurdle is whether the Supreme Court decision in Carcieri v. Salazar bars the tribe from following the land-into-trust process.

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
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: Compacts | Legislation | Regulation
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe questions non-Indian slot facility (05/15)
The Plainridge Park Casino will offer slot machines and electronic table games less than 20 miles from the tribe's casino site.

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: 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: 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: Casino Stalker | Opinion
Editorial: Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino odds look slimmer (04/15)
While the odds of a Mashpee Wampanoag casino opening in Taunton now appear slimmer than ever, how would a tribal casino affect a third state-licensed casino?

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: Casino Stalker
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe remains confident on gaming plan (04/06)
Attorney Arlinda Locklear said work picked up after a federal judge upheld a land-into-trust application for a recently recognized tribe in Washington.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Regulation
BIA still promising action on Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino (04/03)
Assistant Secretary Kevin Washburn told the top gaming regulator in Massachusetts that the tribe's land-into-trust application remains a 'high priority.'

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.

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