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Lamont on reopening CT: So far, so good, but casinos still...

Six days in to Phase 1 of reopening the state, the picture in Connecticut is good, at least on an anecdotal basis. So said Gov. Ned Lamont at his daily briefing today. However, he noted, disagreement with the tribal owners over their planned June 1 reopening continues.

Movie theaters, indoor dining part of CT’s Phase 2 opening; Casinos...

With the first phase of Connecticut’s three-phased approach to reopening achieved today, Gov. Ned Lamont and his administration are turning their attention to June 20, when a host of other businesses and services – including hotels, gyms, movie theaters, and some indoor dining at restaurants – are expected to become available.

Cuomo says data show new COVID-19 cases concentrated in low-income areas

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IlYlLt3t_uc&feature=youtu.be Most of the new COVID-19 cases in the New York City area are coming from poorer communities and municipal housing with high percentages of...

Connecticut casinos record steep slot revenue declines

The state deferred the required payment of 25% of slot revenues to the general fund.

Foxwoods, Mohegan Sun agree to temporary closures

Neither Foxwoods or Mohegan Sun have closed since opening in 1992 and 1996, respectively.

UPDATE: NY, NJ & CT governors shutting businesses to slow COVID-19...

Govs. Andrew M. Cuomo of New York, Ned Lamont of Connecticut and Phil Murphy of New Jersey announced coordinated restrictions on business activity in the three states.

Will sports betting approval in Connecticut crap out?

“We’re just following multiple states in establishing some sports betting in our state," says Rep. Joseph Gresko (D-Stratford). "This way we keep that potential revenue here in the State of Connecticut.”

CT tribes cutting investment in proposed East Windsor casino

Uncertainty over just how much demand there is for more casino gambling in the region was cited as a factor in the decision.

CT casinos report slot revenue increases in January

Mohegan Sun paid the state's general fund $10 million and Foxwoods paid $8.3 million in January.

New proposed legislation encourages tribal casino in Bridgeport

MGM Resorts vowed to "pursue all legal options" to gain a place in Connecticut's gaming industry.

CT casinos report slot revenue declines for December

The Connecticut casinos do not report their table-games revenue and do not share those earnings with the state.

CT casinos post second consecutive month of higher slot revenue

Last month, Mohegan Sun paid the state $11.4 million and Foxwoods paid $9.5 million.

MGM Empire City President/COO Uri Clinton resigns

Uri Clinton has also been heavily involved with MGM’s efforts to convince lawmakers to allow Empire City to introduce table games prior to the scheduled 2023 lifting of a moratorium on new casinos in New York State.

Dept. of Interior seeks dismissal of MGM lawsuit over East Windsor...

In its motion, Interior argues that the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act cited by MGM is not relevant to the case because the nations are not looking to build a casino on tribal lands.

Connecticut tribes reject Lamont’s casino proposal

The two federally recognized tribes aren't willing to trade their already approved joint venture in East Windsor for the rights to a Bridgeport casino.