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Filed Under: Connecticut | Openings and Closings | Opinion
Editorial: Something's gotta give in New England casino race (08/03)
It seems doubtful that the region’s gambling dollar will stretch to cover all of these venues.

Filed Under: Litigation | Openings and Closings
Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe sees big future with Class II casino (07/31)
Revenues from the contested facility are forecast at $4.5 million in the first year, $4.7 million in the second and $4.9 million in the third.

Filed Under: Litigation | Openings and Closings
Judge orders Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe to stop work on casino (07/29)
Tribal leaders believe they will ultimately prevail despite a temporary setback in federal court.

Filed Under: Federal Register | Litigation | Openings and Closings
Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe wins approval for liquor ordinance (07/27)
The tribe is due back in federal court to defend the legality of a controversial Class II facility on the island of Martha's Vineyard.

Filed Under: Litigation | Openings and Closings
Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe owes HUD for casino building (07/24)
The tribe accepted a grant to build a community center but the building will now be used for a Class II facility.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings | Regulation
Non-Indian firm drops out of casino race in Massachusetts (07/23)
K.G. Urban Enterprises was unable to secure financing for a $650 million facility that was to have been managed by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation from neighboring Connecticut.

Filed Under: Litigation | Openings and Closings
Members of Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe debate casino bid (07/21)
Former chairwoman Beverly Wright is urging tribal members to vote in a referendum and stop the Class II facility for at least year.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Litigation | Openings and Closings
Massachusetts tribes still trying to get into the casino game (07/20)
The Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe and the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe face different hurdles in their quests to join the $28 billion Indian gaming industry.

Filed Under: Connecticut | Legislation | Openings and Closings
Connecticut tribes hope to debut casino ahead of nearby rival (07/17)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe believe they can open a third gaming facility as early as the end of 2016.

Filed Under: Connecticut | Openings and Closings
Non-Indian gaming company lashes out at Connecticut tribes (07/16)
MGM Resorts says it will do whatever it takes to stop the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe from opening a new casino.

Filed Under: Connecticut
Tribes in Connecticut report increase in slot machine winnings (07/15)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation saw a 2.4 percent rise while the Mohegan Tribe saw a 3.1 percent rise.

Filed Under: Litigation | Openings and Closings
Judge sets hearing in Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe casino case (07/15)
The town of Aquinnah wants a restraining order or an injunction to halt the construction of a 6,500 square-foot Class II gaming facility.

Filed Under: Litigation | Openings and Closings
Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe faces court action over casino bid (07/14)
The town of Aquinnah wants a federal judge to enforce a cease and desist order and stop construction on the Class II facility.

Filed Under: Litigation | Openings and Closings
Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe might stop work on Class II project (07/13)
A referendum on August 16 will determine whether the tribe moves forward with a controversial casino on the reservation.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings | Opinion
Editorial: Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe's wrong approach on casino (07/09)
It is hard to know if the tribe intends to press ahead with plans to place rows and rows of blinking electronic bingo devices in its living room and invite gamblers in, or if this is some type of bluff designed to advance mainland aspirations.

Filed Under: Litigation | Openings and Closings
Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe ignores order to stop working on casino (07/07)
The tribe offered to meet with the town of Aquinnah to work on a government-to-government agreement affecting the Class II gaming facility.

Filed Under: Connecticut | New York | Regulation
Connecticut tribes pay out nearly 92 percent put into slot machines (07/07)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation pays out 91.85 percent while the Mohegan Tribe pays out 91.71 percent.

Filed Under: Litigation | Openings and Closings
Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe told to stop working on gaming facility (07/06)
Local officials are sending a cease and desist letter to the tribe after learning that construction will start soon.

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.

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