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Sportech looking for new OTB sites in Bridgeport, two other cities

“It’s a matter of replacing these three locations with new places that fit the 21st century,” Taylor said, referring to the company’s locations in New Haven and Hartford. “Absolutely we think Bridgeport will be a part of that – we’ve been looking there for some time.”

Progress seen on legalizing sports betting in CT, but significant disagreements...

Should sports betting, online gambling and the like be considered “casino games”? The tribes behind Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun continue to say they should, while Sportech says they should not.

Cuomo to propose legalizing marijuana, online sports betting

https://youtu.be/PK4SZiL9mFM When New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo delivers his State of the State message on Jan. 11, in addition to being virtual, it will...

September slot revenues down for Connecticut’s casinos

Both casinos have cut back dramatically on their major entertainment offerings.

Mixed results from CT casinos’ July slot revenues

Mohegan Sun announced an unspecified number of layoffs.

Connecticut’s reopened casinos report slightly lower slot revenues

The tribal casinos were not required to follow Gov. Lamont's executive orders on closing and reopening.

George Floyd case overshadows Lamont briefing; COVID-19 deaths nearing 4,000 in...

Asked if he felt the Trump administration was trying to politicize the incident, Gov. Ned Lamont responded: "God, I hope not. I can't think of anything more cynical than that. Broadly speaking, militarization of this situation is not the right thing to do."

CT casinos move start of reopening process up; Lamont issues guidance...

The state’s two casinos will not be reopening on June 1, as Gov. Ned Lamont has hoped. Instead, they will begin to reopen May 30.

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.”