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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.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Litigation
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe remains optimistic for gaming bid (12/24)
The Supreme Court's decision in Carcieri v. Salazar has thrown a wrench into the process.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Opinion
Column: Wait for decision on Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino (12/19)
Columnist calls on the Massachusetts Gaming Commission to hold off on a third commercial license in the state.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe submits casino environmental report (12/10)
The tribe is still waiting for the Bureau of Indian Affairs to make a decision on its land-into-trust application.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Connecticut
Mashantucket Tribe still thinking about Massachusetts casino (11/25)
The tribe's new gaming executive won't say whether the plan is still on the table.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Compacts | Connecticut
Meeting planned for potential third tribal casino in Connecticut (11/18)
A bill could be introduced in the next legislative session to authorize a joint facility.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe still waiting for BIA ruling on casino (11/17)
The main hurdle is the Supreme Court's decision in the Carcieri land-into-trust case.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Connecticut
Pequot Tribe is open to gaming partnership with Mohegan Tribe (11/17)
Both tribes have seen gaming revenues suffer and a new casino could counter competition from neighboring Massachusetts.

Filed Under: Connecticut | Opinion
Editorial: Questions about another tribal casino in Connecticut (11/14)
Newspaper questions whether the state will benefit from another tribal casino as gaming options expand in the region.

Filed Under: Connecticut | Opinion
Editorial: Just say no to another tribal casino in Connecticut (11/13)
Newspaper says another tribal casino won't help the state compete with a growing number of options in Massachusetts and other states.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Connecticut
Mohegan Tribe floats proposal of joint casino in Connecticut (11/12)
A facility near the Massachusetts border could help keep gaming revenues in Connecticut.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Connecticut | New York
Mohegan Tribe eyes 2nd commercial casino in Pennsylvania (11/11)
The tribe is part of a $500 million project in downtown Philadelphia.

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