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Mohegan Tribe starts effort to refinance $1.4B in gaming debtsFiled Under: Connecticut
Mohegan Tribe starts effort to refinance $1.4B in gaming debts (09/20)
The Connecticut tribe intends to pay off existing lenders with the new credit agreements.

American Gaming Association welcomes Indian Country to boardFiled Under: Meetings | Public Relations
American Gaming Association welcomes Indian Country to board (09/19)
The board now includes representation from five tribes across the nation.

Connecticut tribes no closer to choosing site for potential casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Connecticut
Connecticut tribes no closer to choosing site for potential casino (09/16)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe are reopening the bidding process until October 15.

Trial slated to begin for death of Mohegan Tribe casino employeeFiled Under: Connecticut
Trial slated to begin for death of Mohegan Tribe casino employee (08/29)
A driver for a bus company that took patrons to Mohegan Sun is accused of striking and killing a casino employee.

Connecticut tribes reports mixed results on slot machine revenueFiled Under: Connecticut
Connecticut tribes reports mixed results on slot machine revenue (08/18)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation saw a slight decline while the Mohegan Tribe reported strong gains.

Second employee pleads not guilty to theft at Mohegan Tribe casinoFiled Under: Connecticut
Second employee pleads not guilty to theft at Mohegan Tribe casino (08/09)
A roulette dealer and a floor supervisor at Mohegan Sun are accused of working with a patron to cheat the casino out of nearly $30,000.

David Collins: Mohegan Tribe makes wrong call with Chick-fil-A at casinoFiled Under: Connecticut | Opinion
David Collins: Mohegan Tribe makes wrong call with Chick-fil-A at casino (08/08)
I find it curious that an American Indian tribe that has built its success on a public policy of righting past wrongs would be so insensitive to civil rights complaints.

Schaghticoke Tribal Nation drops lawsuit but still pushes for casinoFiled Under: Connecticut | Litigation
Schaghticoke Tribal Nation drops lawsuit but still pushes for casino (08/05)
The lawsuit was being funded by a non-Indian gaming company whose interests are threatened by a potential new casino in Connecticut.

Tunica-Biloxi Tribe announces a new general manager for casinoFiled Under: Regulation
Tunica-Biloxi Tribe announces a new general manager for casino (08/04)
A new partnership with the Mohegan Tribe is already benefiting the Tunica-Biloxi Tribe's gaming facility.

Mohegan Tribe accuses casino employees of roulette table scamFiled Under: Connecticut
Mohegan Tribe accuses casino employees of roulette table scam (07/20)
A roulette dealer and a floor supervisor at Mohegan Sun are accused of working with a patron to cheat the casino out of nearly $30,000.

Mohegan Tribe interested in stalled casino project in Las VegasFiled Under: Business Deals | Connecticut
Mohegan Tribe interested in stalled casino project in Las Vegas (07/18)
The tribe would need to make a significant investment to complete the unfinished Fontainebleau resort.

Gaming firm denies being responsible for anti-tribal amendmentFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Connecticut | Legislation
Gaming firm denies being responsible for anti-tribal amendment (07/11)
MGM Resorts International is trying to stop the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe from opening a new casino in Connecticut.

Connecticut tribes still working on plan for potential new casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Connecticut
Connecticut tribes still working on plan for potential new casino (06/30)
The process has been taking so long that one location has been taken off the table although the tribes still have options.

Schaghticoke Tribal Nation still fighting for federal recognition and a casinoFiled Under: Connecticut
Schaghticoke Tribal Nation still fighting for federal recognition and a casino (06/28)
The tribe's sad saga is at the center of a battle over a new casino in Connecticut.

Senate provision targeted tribes with commercial gaming plansFiled Under: Compacts | Connecticut | Legislation
Senate provision targeted tribes with commercial gaming plans (06/27)
The amendment would have punished certain tribes that enter the commercial industry by requiring the Bureau of Indian Affairs to reject their gaming compacts.

Non-Indian gaming firm loses challenge to law for new tribal casinoFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Connecticut | Litigation
Non-Indian gaming firm loses challenge to law for new tribal casino (06/24)
MGM Resorts International is trying to stop the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe from opening a new casino in Connecticut.

Non-Indian gaming firm asks Congress to block new tribal casinoFiled Under: Connecticut | Legislation
Non-Indian gaming firm asks Congress to block new tribal casino (06/22)
Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Connecticut) said he fought efforts to add anti-casino language to a defense bill.

Cowlitz Tribe announces more hires for casino management teamFiled Under: Openings and Closings
Cowlitz Tribe announces more hires for casino management team (06/08)
The Cowlitz Casino team is headed by Kara Fox-LaRose, a member of the Mohegan Tribe, a partner in the project.

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.

Tunica-Biloxi Tribe enters gaming agreement with Mohegan Tribe Filed Under: Business Deals | Connecticut | NIGC
Tunica-Biloxi Tribe enters gaming agreement with Mohegan Tribe (04/28)
The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority will provide gaming, hospitality and entertainment consulting services to the Paragon Casino Resort.

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.

Mohegan Tribe casino worker wins case due to sovereign immunityFiled Under: Connecticut | Litigation
Mohegan Tribe casino worker wins case due to sovereign immunity (03/08)
A limousine driver at Mohegan Sun was acting within his official duties at the time of an October 2011 accident so he can't be sued without his consent.

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.

Mohegan Tribe wins license to develop $5B casino in South KoreaFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Connecticut
Mohegan Tribe wins license to develop $5B casino in South Korea (02/26)
The project will include a 215,278 square-foot casino, a hotel complex with 1,350 rooms, a 15,000-seat arena, an amusement park, shops, restaurants and other amenities.

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.

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.

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.

Cowlitz Tribe plans to debut long-awaited casino in spring of 2017Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Cowlitz Tribe plans to debut long-awaited casino in spring of 2017 (01/27)
Construction is underway at the $500 million Cowlitz Casino and Entertainment Resort in Washington.

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.

Mohegan Tribe fires employees accused of major theft at casinoFiled Under: Connecticut | Regulation
Mohegan Tribe fires employees accused of major theft at casino (01/20)
Two former employees of the Mohegan Sun Pocono, a commercial facility in Pennsylvania, are accused of conspiring with a frequent patron to steal $418,793 from slot machines.

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.

Tribal facilities land on top of Yahoo Travel's list of best casinosFiled Under: California | Connecticut | Public Relations
Tribal facilities land on top of Yahoo Travel's list of best casinos (01/13)
The Mohegan Tribe, the United Auburn Indian Community and the Morongo Band of Mission earned the top three spots.

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