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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.

Bridgeport casino proposal backed by bipartisan group of state legislators

But a spokesman for Gov. Ned Lamont said the proposed bill "falls short of what the governor wants for Bridgeport."

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.