Tag Archives: MGM Resorts
- 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 legislators approve tribes’ joint venture casino plan
June 7, 2017
Connecticut legislators have approved a joint venture casino project by the state’s two tribal gaming operators, but MGM Resorts says it will continue to fight the plan in federal court. On Tuesday, with the clock ticking on the legislature’s current session, the state Assembly voted 103 to 46 in favor...
- Connecticut senate greenlights Mohegan-Mashantucket casino project
May 24, 2017
It's back to the drawing board for MGM Resorts International after their intense lobbying failed to stop the state Senate from approving a new satellite casino in Connecticut. Voting 24-12, the state Senate gave the Mohegan and Mashantucket Pequot tribes the thumbs up to build a casino in East Windsor,...
- Sands Bethlehem sale talks break down, expansion on hold
May 23, 2017
Talks regarding the sale of Pennsylvania’s market-leading Sands Bethlehem casino have reportedly broken off, according to local sources. On Tuesday, the Morning Call quoted multiple sources saying that negotiations between Sands Bethlehem’s owner Las Vegas Sands and rival MGM Resorts had ended after MGM backed out of the proposed $1.3b...
- Connecticut guv sides with tribes on third casino plan
Connecticut’s governor has told state legislators that the only casino expansion proposal he’ll sign is one that doesn’t interfere with the state’s existing exclusivity deal with two gaming tribes. Last Friday, Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy (pictured) waded into the contentious debate over whether the state should (a) permit the Mohegan...
- “Oversaturated” Philippine casino market turns off MGM Resorts
May 19, 2017
MGM Resorts International is apparently not buying the Philippines’ ‘open for business’ slogan no matter how hard the government sells it. “Oversaturated” was how MGM Resorts International Senior Vice-President for Global Development Ed Bowers described the Philippine casino market when asked why the Las Vegas-based casino operator was not interested in...
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