Tag Archives: Schaghticoke tribal nation
- 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...
- Schaghticoke Tribe seeks fair competition in Connecticut casino expansion
May 10, 2017
The Schaghticoke Tribal Nation has reiterated its call for an open casino expansion competition in Connecticut. The Hartford Courant reported that at least 40 members of the Schaghticoke Tribe trooped to the state Capitol to make another push for another casino expansion bill. If enacted, the tribe says the bill...
- MGM Resorts bankrolling tribe’s lawsuit against Connecticut casino plan
March 9, 2016
Casino operator MGM Resorts is bankrolling a Connecticut tribe’s fight against the state government’s authorization of a third tribal casino. Monday saw the Schaghticoke Tribal Nation file a federal lawsuit based on its claim that the Special Act 15-7 the state government approved last year is unconstitutional. The Act authorized...
- Connecticut says tribal casino application approval was a boo-boo
February 3, 2016
Connecticut government officials have denied a local tribal group’s claims of receiving authorization to run the state’s third casino. On Tuesday, the Schaghticoke Tribal Nation issued a press release saying it had received state blessing “to pursue the development of a commercial casino in Connecticut.” The tribe said it intended...
MGM’s Bridgeport casino plan targets Connecticut tribes
September 18, 2017
MGM loses bid to halt Connecticut tribes’ third casino
September 11, 2017
MGM uses McCain letter vs. Connecticut tribal casino
May 11, 2017
MGM Springfield adds more poker tables, because kids love ’em
September 29, 2017