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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.

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: Casino Stalker | Regulation
Still no word from BIA on Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino bid (03/17)
The tribe submitted a land-into-trust application more than seven years ago.

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: Casino Stalker | Litigation | Opinion
Editorial: Group fights Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe casino plan (03/12)
Absent the settlement agreement, the tribe would be free to develop its lands as it sees fit.

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: Casino Stalker | Litigation
Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe hails decision in gaming dispute (03/04)
The tribe plans to build a Class II facility on its reservation on the island of Martha's Vineyard.

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: Casino Stalker | Litigation | NIGC
Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe and state in court over casino plan (03/03)
The tribe wants to open a Class II facility on its reservation but the state is objecting.

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 | 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: Casino Stalker | Compacts | Regulation
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe still waiting for BIA answer on casino (02/02)
Assistant Secretary Kevin Washburn promised a decision in "early 2013" but that deadline has long passed.

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: Casino Stalker
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe said to seek $374M loan for casino (01/07)
The tribe is already on the hook for $100 million and some members are worried about the growing debt.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions
Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe acquires land adjacent to casino site (01/07)
The tribe paid $1.1 million for eight parcels totaling 17 acres.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Litigation
Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe heads back to court in casino dispute (01/06)
The tribe is seeking to build a Class II facility on its reservation but the state opposes the plan.

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