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Mashantucket and Mohegan interested in pursuing casinos in Japan
Connecticut
Mashantucket and Mohegan interested in pursuing casinos in Japan (May 16, 2018)
Two tribes are looking to the Land of the Rising Sun as they explore opportunities beyond their homelands in Connecticut.

Non-Indian firm fighting tribes announces earlier opening date for casino
Compacts | Connecticut | Openings & Closings
Non-Indian firm fighting tribes announces earlier opening date for casino (April 26, 2018)
A $960 million commercial gaming facility in Massachusetts is coming together quickly while two tribes sit in limbo.

Lawmakers from Connecticut prompted probe into handling of tribal agreements
Casino Stalker | Compacts | Connecticut | Litigation
Lawmakers from Connecticut prompted probe into handling of tribal agreements (April 25, 2018)
Will the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe finally get some answers from the Trump administration?

Tribes welcome probe into Trump administration's handling of gaming agreements
Casino Stalker | Compacts | Connecticut | Litigation
Tribes welcome probe into Trump administration's handling of gaming agreements (April 23, 2018)
The Trump administration is facing yet another internal investigation, this one over gaming agreements for the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe.

Tribes still facing legal questions in bid for new casino in Connecticut
Casino Stalker | Connecticut | Federal Register | Legislation | Litigation
Tribes still facing legal questions in bid for new casino in Connecticut (April 17, 2018)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe can't seem to catch a break when it comes to a new casino.

Trump administration hit for keeping two tribes in Connecticut in the dark
Compacts | Connecticut | Federal Register | Litigation
Trump administration hit for keeping two tribes in Connecticut in the dark (April 6, 2018)
Blankets and an honor song didn't work. What will it take to see action from the Trump administration?

Mashantucket Tribe oversees another union election for casino workers
Connecticut | Legislation
Mashantucket Tribe oversees another union election for casino workers (April 5, 2018)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation is overseeing another election for casino workers who are interested in joining a labor union.

City fires police officer who punched elderly employee at Pequot casino
Connecticut | Public Relations
City fires police officer who punched elderly employee at Pequot casino (April 4, 2018)
A police officer who assaulted an elderly employee at the casino owned by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation has lost his job.

Tribes finally start demolition at site of delayed casino in Connecticut
Compacts | Connecticut | Federal Register | Litigation
Tribes finally start demolition at site of delayed casino in Connecticut (March 6, 2018)
Amid delays attributed to the Trump administration, the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe finally started demolition work for their new casino in Connecticut.

Tribes still planning to start work on delayed casino in Connecticut
Casino Stalker | Compacts | Connecticut | Federal Register | Legislation
Tribes still planning to start work on delayed casino in Connecticut (February 28, 2018)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe are almost ready to start initial work on a long-delayed casino in Connecticut.

Trump team appears willing to delay tribal casino deal in Connecticut indefinitely
Compacts | Connecticut | Federal Register | Litigation
Trump team appears willing to delay tribal casino deal in Connecticut indefinitely (February 6, 2018)
The Trump administration is advancing a curious argument as it battles the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe over plans for a new casino in Connecticut.

Tribes ready to start initial work on delayed casino in Connecticut
Compacts | Connecticut | Litigation
Tribes ready to start initial work on delayed casino in Connecticut (February 2, 2018)
Initial work is slated to begin on a long-delayed and controversial tribally-owned casino in Connecticut.

Former Interior Secretary Gale Norton lobbies against tribes' casino
Casino Stalker | Compacts | Connecticut
Former Interior Secretary Gale Norton lobbies against tribes' casino (February 1, 2018)
Gale Norton, a former Secretary of the Interior during the George W. Bush administration, is part of a major lobbying effort aimed at defeating a tribally-owned casino in Connecticut.

Tribes in Connecticut support passage of Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act
Connecticut | Legislation
Tribes in Connecticut support passage of Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act (January 24, 2018)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe are among the many pushing for passage of a bill that exempts tribes from federal labor laws.

Tribes falling behind on schedule for controversial casino in Connecticut
Casino Stalker | Compacts | Connecticut | Litigation
Tribes falling behind on schedule for controversial casino in Connecticut (January 17, 2018)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe remain committed to a new casino in Connecticut despite falling behind on their schedule.

Tribes turn tables on non-Indian company intent on derailing new gaming facility
Casino Stalker | Compacts | Connecticut | Federal Register | Litigation
Tribes turn tables on non-Indian company intent on derailing new gaming facility (December 7, 2017)
Connecticut is getting 'played' by a non-Indian gaming company, the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe say.

Tribes sue Trump administration for dragging feet on revised gaming agreements
Casino Stalker | Compacts | Connecticut | Litigation
Tribes sue Trump administration for dragging feet on revised gaming agreements (November 30, 2017)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe, along with the state of Connecticut, are suing the Trump administration for failing to take action on their gaming agreements.

Mashantucket Pequot tribal police arrest man for sexual assault at casino hotel
Connecticut | Public Relations
Mashantucket Pequot tribal police arrest man for sexual assault at casino hotel (November 29, 2017)
A New Hampshire man is accused of sexually assaulting a woman at the casino owned by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation.

Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation clashes with state over 'bingo' machines
Compacts | Connecticut | NIGC
Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation clashes with state over 'bingo' machines (November 21, 2017)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the state of Connecticut are in a disagreement over the status of new 'bingo' machines.

Tribes report mixed slot machine returns as they press Trump team on casino
Casino Stalker | Connecticut
Tribes report mixed slot machine returns as they press Trump team on casino (November 16, 2017)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe saw mixed slot machine results last month as they await word from the Trump administration about their gaming agreements.

Tribes hit roadblocks as Trump team refuses to sanction new gaming agreements
Casino Stalker | Compacts | Connecticut
Tribes hit roadblocks as Trump team refuses to sanction new gaming agreements (November 10, 2017)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe are wondering why the Trump administration has failed to take action on their new gaming agreements.

Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation accused of negligence for death at casino
Connecticut | Litigation
Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation accused of negligence for death at casino (November 9, 2017)
The casino owned by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation is the target of a lawsuit after patron died there last year.

Lawmakers join tribes in pressing Trump team for firm response on new casino
Casino Stalker | Compacts | Connecticut | Federal Register
Lawmakers join tribes in pressing Trump team for firm response on new casino (November 8, 2017)
Lawmakers from Connecticut are supporting the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe as they seek a firm response from the Trump administration on plans for a new casino.

Tribes seek stronger response from Trump team on new casino in Connecticut
Casino Stalker | Compacts | Connecticut | Federal Register
Tribes seek stronger response from Trump team on new casino in Connecticut (November 1, 2017)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe honored a top Trump administration official but their gesture doesn't seem to have helped plans for a new casino in Connecticut.

Tribes spar with Obama's former Interior secretary over new casino in Connecticut
Casino Stalker | Compacts | Connecticut
Tribes spar with Obama's former Interior secretary over new casino in Connecticut (October 25, 2017)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe are battling a big foe as they pursue a new casino in Connecticut.

Mohegan Tribe believes Trump team accepted new casino despite murky response
Casino Stalker | Compacts | Connecticut
Mohegan Tribe believes Trump team accepted new casino despite murky response (September 27, 2017)
The Mohegan Tribe believes the Trump administration has approved a new casino in Connecticut despite a seemingly ambiguous letter.

Connecticut tribes can't get clear answer from Trump team on bid for new casino
Casino Stalker | Compacts | Connecticut
Connecticut tribes can't get clear answer from Trump team on bid for new casino (September 19, 2017)
Efforts by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe to open a new casino in Connecticut appear to have hit a snag within the Trump administration.

Connecticut tribes see another win as court refuses to rehear casino challenge
Casino Stalker | Connecticut | Legislation | Litigation
Connecticut tribes see another win as court refuses to rehear casino challenge (September 11, 2017)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe have scored another win in their bid to open a new casino in Connecticut.

Eastern Pequot Tribal Nation questions legality of new casino in Connecticut
Connecticut | Openings & Closings
Eastern Pequot Tribal Nation questions legality of new casino in Connecticut (August 17, 2017)
The Eastern Pequot Tribal Nation is speaking out against a new casino in Connecticut.

Tribes report mixed results in slot machine revenues at casinos in Connecticut
Connecticut
Tribes report mixed results in slot machine revenues at casinos in Connecticut (August 15, 2017)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation saw a decline in slot machine revenues while the Mohegan Tribe reported an increase as both team up to address growing competition in New England.

National Indian Gaming Association clarifies position on sports betting coalition
Connecticut | Legislation | Public Relations
National Indian Gaming Association clarifies position on sports betting coalition (August 8, 2017)
The National Indian Gaming Association has joined a coalition whose goal is to repeal a ban on sports betting but doesn't actually support sports betting at this point.

Tribes in Connecticut await federal approval of revised gaming agreements
Casino Stalker | Compacts | Connecticut
Tribes in Connecticut await federal approval of revised gaming agreements (August 1, 2017)
Lawmakers in Connecticut gave final approval to a bill that updates gaming agreements with the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe.

Mohegan Tribe dethrones Pechanga Band to win USA Today poll of casinos
California | Connecticut | Public Relations
Mohegan Tribe dethrones Pechanga Band to win USA Today poll of casinos (July 26, 2017)
Call it a battle of East vs. West as the Mohegan Tribe dethroned the Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians to win USA Today's poll of best casinos in the United States.

Connecticut tribes sign new gaming agreements to account for new casino
Compacts | Connecticut | Legislation
Connecticut tribes sign new gaming agreements to account for new casino (July 20, 2017)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe are another step closer to opening a new casino in Connecticut.

Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation hits milestone on gaming revenues
Compacts | Connecticut
Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation hits milestone on gaming revenues (July 17, 2017)
Since 1993, the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation has shared $4 billion in slot machine revenues with the state of Connecticut.

Mohegan Tribe reports 7.6 percent increase in slot machine revenues
Connecticut
Mohegan Tribe reports 7.6 percent increase in slot machine revenues (July 14, 2017)
Mohegan Sun in Connecticut took in $49.2 million in June 2017, am increase from the same time last year.

Tribes celebrate as governor in Connecticut signs new casino bill into law
Casino Stalker | Connecticut | Legislation
Tribes celebrate as governor in Connecticut signs new casino bill into law (June 28, 2017)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe are now authorized to build a $400 million gaming facility in Connecticut.

Tribes in Connecticut waiting on governor to sign bill for new casino
Casino Stalker | Connecticut | Legislation | Litigation
Tribes in Connecticut waiting on governor to sign bill for new casino (June 23, 2017)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe hope to open a new casino before the end of 2018 in order to address competition from neighboring Massachusetts.

Connecticut tribes welcome court decision favoring new casino law
Casino Stalker | Connecticut | Legislation | Litigation
Connecticut tribes welcome court decision favoring new casino law (June 22, 2017)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe are praising a federal court decision in favor of a law that paved the way for their new casino in Connecticut.

Connecticut tribes heap praise on senior Trump administration official
Casino Stalker | Compacts | Connecticut | Legislation
Connecticut tribes heap praise on senior Trump administration official (June 14, 2017)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe believe a letter from the Department of the Interior helped them get over the finish line for their proposed casino.

Connecticut tribes hope to break ground on new casino in the fall
Casino Stalker | Compacts | Legislation
Connecticut tribes hope to break ground on new casino in the fall (June 9, 2017)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe are hoping to open their jointly-operated facility before the end of 2018.

Lawmakers in Connecticut approve bill for tribal gaming facility
Casino Stalker | Compacts | Connecticut | Legislation
Lawmakers in Connecticut approve bill for tribal gaming facility (June 7, 2017)
It looks like a third casino, to be operated by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe, is coming to Connecticut.

Tribes face deadline in bid for new gaming facility in Connecticut
Casino Stalker | Connecticut | Legislation
Tribes face deadline in bid for new gaming facility in Connecticut (June 1, 2017)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe are running out of time in their bid for a new gaming facility they say will protect jobs and revenues.

Schaghticoke Tribal Nation threatens another lawsuit over casino
Casino Stalker | Connecticut | Legislation | Litigation
Schaghticoke Tribal Nation threatens another lawsuit over casino (May 31, 2017)
Plans over a new casino in Connecticut continue to face legal and political challenges.

Tribes clear legislative hurdle in bid for new casino in Connecticut
Casino Stalker | Connecticut | Legislation
Tribes clear legislative hurdle in bid for new casino in Connecticut (May 24, 2017)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe see the facility as a way to keep jobs and revenue in the state.

Connecticut tribes see support from Trump in push for new casino
Casino Stalker | Connecticut
Connecticut tribes see support from Trump in push for new casino (May 15, 2017)
The new administration is sticking by a letter that should help the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and Mohegan Tribe in their quest.

Sen. McCain doesn't seem to know where New York City is located
Casino Stalker | Compacts | Connecticut
Sen. McCain doesn't seem to know where New York City is located (May 12, 2017)
The Arizona Republican is joining the battle over a new casino in Connecticut but a letter sent to the Trump administration is marred by alternative facts.

Mashantucket Tribe charges off-duty officer for assault at casino
Connecticut | Public Relations
Mashantucket Tribe charges off-duty officer for assault at casino (April 27, 2017)
A 73-year-old bathroom attendant at the Foxwoods Resort Casino was punched in the face because the water was too cold for the officer.

Supreme Court declines to hear yet another Indian Country case
Connecticut | Litigation
Supreme Court declines to hear yet another Indian Country case (April 17, 2017)
In a positive move for tribal interests, the nation's highest court refused to reopen a lawsuit that targeted the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation.

Connecticut tribes promise to share more revenue from new casino
Casino Stalker | Compacts | Connecticut
Connecticut tribes promise to share more revenue from new casino (April 6, 2017)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe want to share revenues from table games.

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