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Demolition work starts for East Windsor casino without federal approval

At a ceremony yesterday, demolition of a shuttered movie theater began at the site that is planned for a 100,000-square-foot casino.

Lawmakers seek probe on indecision of CT gaming pact amendment

The senators claimed MGM Resorts International, which is opening a casino in nearby Springfield, Massachusetts, had lobbied Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to block the East Windsor project.

New reports detail MGM Resorts’ lobbying on Connecticut gaming

Two new reports are highlighting the financial and political investments that MGM Resorts International has made to secure a stake in Connecticut’s casino industry.

U.S. Interior Department delays approval of East Windsor casino

The Bureau of Indian Affairs needs to approve amendments to Connecticut’s gaming compacts with the Mashantucket Pequots and Mohegans, the tribes behind the East Windsor casino, which is not being built on a tribal reservation.