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Latest player in CT casino sweepstakes: Schaghticoke Tribal Nation

The Schaghticokes are making a final attempt at gaining federal recognition, which if granted could ultimately lead to a casino in Fairfield County.

State budget finished, but work may just be starting on outstanding...

Highway tolls and whether or not to expand state-sanctioned gambling are still unresolved.

Tribes pay CT $1M to move East Windsor casino forward

The money is meant to help offset the state’s regulatory costs for Tribal Winds Casino, the complex that MMCT Venture plans to build in East Windsor.

Mashantuckets, state withdraw casino lawsuit against Interior Department

The suit alleged that the agency failed to take action on approving the East Windsor facility due to pressure from MGM Resorts and Republican lawmakers in Nevada.

Much-delayed Tribal Winds casino finally gets federal OK

“Today is a great day for the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the state of Connecticut, especially given our 400-year history together,” Rodney Butler, chairman of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation, said.

Lawmakers see momentum for Bridgeport casino building; tribes unimpressed

The tribes operating Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods remain adamant that they will not participate in the proposed open bidding process, and that the cancellation of their compact with the state will cost Connecticut billions of dollars in lost revenue.

U.S. Interior Dept. gives nod to East Windsor casino; MGM vows...

“We believe our proposed world-class entertainment complex in Bridgeport is the best option for creating new jobs and revenue, and we will vigorously advocate for our legal rights,” said MGM Resorts International.

Bridgeport casino a no-go for now; questions remain about future

Questions about traffic, increasing casino competition from neighboring states, and the wisdom or breaking the state compact with the tribes operating Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods remain, say several observers.

Speaker Aresimowicz: Expect vote on tolls, not on pot or casinos

While he expects a House vote on tolls to take place before the legislative session ends on May 9, Aresimowicz did not guarantee passage of the bill.

Tribes claim state will lose big if new casinos are allowed

The report by a consultant to the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes maintains that a new casino would need to generate $1.083 billion in gross gaming revenue annually to offset revenue lost from Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun.

Poll finds Bridgeport residents strongly support MGM casino

Men support the plan by a 79-14 percent tally, while women support it by a 70-20 percent majority.

Montreign Resort Casino to rebrand as Resorts World property

Montreign Operating Co. LLC, a subsidiary of the publicly traded Empire Resorts Inc., announced that it had entered into an agreement to use the Resorts World branding for its newest casino in Sullivan County.

Digital gaming business adds patent

A digital gaming business adds a new patent to its casinos-targeting lawsuit.