Tribes in Connecticut report declines in slot machine revenues

A holiday display at Mohegan Sun, owned and operated by the Mohegan Tribe in Uncasville, Connecticut. Photo from Facebook

Connecticut's two federally recognized tribes saw declines in slot machine revenues for the month of November.

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation saw $35.5 million in slot revenue at the Foxwoods Resort Casino. That's 6.9 percent down from November 2015.

The Mohegan Tribe saw $47.3 million at the Mohegan Sun, The New London Day reported. That represented a slight decline from November 2015.

The two tribes are working together to open a new casino in the state. But they have yet to choose a host community.

The tribes say a new casinos is needed to address competition from neighboring Massachusetts. A $950 million commercial casino is going up just a few miles from the state border.

Read More on the Story:
Casinos' slots revenues were down in November (The New London Day 12/15)
Foxwoods, Mohegan Sun slot revenue slows in November (The Norwich Bulletin 12/15)

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