Tag Archives: connecticut
- Connecticut tribes clear legislative hurdle to build East Windsor casino
July 25, 2017
The Mashantucket Pequots and the Mohegans have notched another victory in their campaign to build a first tribal casino on non-tribal land in Connecticut. On Monday, the Associated Press reported that members of the House of Representatives voted 118-32 approving the amended compacts and memoranda of understanding between the state...
- Foxwoods posts 2.7% slots revenue growth in June
July 17, 2017
Slot-machine revenue at Foxwoods Resort Casino grew 2.7 percent in June as tourists from neighboring states trooped to Connecticut. In a statement, Foxwoods operator Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation announced that its slots revenue rose to $36.3 million in June from $35.3 million in the year-earlier period. But compared to the...
- Connecticut tribes get green light to build East Windsor casino
June 28, 2017
The lengthy legal battle is over, and it’s—finally—all systems go for the first tribal casino to be built on non-tribal land in Connecticut. On Tuesday, Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy signed Public Act 17-89 authorizing the operation of an entertainment and casino gaming facility in East Windsor, local media outlets reported....
- Federal appeals court rejects MGM lawsuit vs Connecticut casino plan
June 22, 2017
Native American tribes-1, MGM Resorts-0. The first round of MGM Resorts International’s extended legal fight to stop Connecticut from allowing a competing casino in the state ended in a loss for the casino operator. On Wednesday, the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan upheld the Connecticut judge’s dismissal of...
- Connecticut’s Foxwoods casino boosts brand with CT Lottery deal
June 20, 2017
Foxwoods Resort Casino has partnered with the CT Lottery to launch Connecticut’s first casino-branded scratch ticket. The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation recently announced the new Foxwoods High Roller scratch ticket, which marks the first time the CT Lottery has partnered with either of the state’s tribal gaming operators. The High...
- East Windsor casino may get Federal government backing
June 14, 2017
Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy and the federal government see eye-to-eye when it comes to authorizing the state’s first casino off tribal land. NBC Connecticut reported that the federal government is likely to give its blessing to the multi-billion casino project of the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes in East Windsor...
MGM uses McCain letter vs. Connecticut tribal casino
May 11, 2017