Tag Archives: Mohegan Sun
- Connecticut AG expresses doubts over third casino plan
March 14, 2017
Connecticut’s Attorney General says there are “not insubstantial” legal risks to allowing the state’s two gaming tribes to build a third casino off their tribal lands. Last week, Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy asked his AG George Jepsen (pictured) to provide an analysis of whether the third casino joint venture proposed...
- Mohegan tribe wins court ruling re Wynn’s Boston-area casino
March 11, 2017
Casino operator Mohegan Sun has been granted permission to pursue its lawsuit against the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) over the awarding of the Boston-area casino license. The Connecticut-based Mohegan Tribe sued the MGC in January 2015, a few months after the MGC awarded the sole Boston-area casino license to Wynn...
- Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority CEO’s surprise resignation
February 15, 2017
The CEO of the company behind Connecticut’s Mohegan Sun casino has abruptly resigned without indicating where he was going next. On Tuesday, Connecticut media outlet The Day reported that Bobby Soper (pictured), who has headed up the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority (MTGA) since 2015, had unexpectedly resigned his MTGA post,...
- Legality of $300M Connecticut casino project splits Senate
January 13, 2017
The debate over the legality of the $300M Connecticut casino project heats up as legislators remain divided on whether the Mohegan-Foxwoods consortium can construct a casino outside federally recognized tribal land. It was a debate that MGM Resorts International started as it challenged the operators of the state’s two tribal...
- MGM badgers Foxwoods, Mohegan Sun to release economic report
January 10, 2017
MGM Resorts International is demanding casino operators Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun show its economic analysis that became the basis for the tribes' decision to construct a casino in Hartford, Connecticut. The Hartford Courant reported that MGM has pressed MMCT, a joint venture of the Mashantucket Pequots and Mohegan tribes to...
- Mohegan Sun to get $750M from South Korea casino
December 2, 2016
U.S. tribal casino operator Mohegan Sun is projected to cash in US$750 million in fee income for its bet in a new casino resort at Incheon, near South Korea’s capital Seoul. According to GGRAsia, the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority is expected to receive significant fee income from its investment in...