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MGM Resorts International betting on a full casino license in Yonkers

Only after receiving a full commercial casino license could Empire City also be licensed for sports betting.

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’ last-minute proposal for Bridgeport casino appears to fail

The proposal "puts the state at increased and immediate litigation risk from multiple parties," according to a spokesperson for Gov. Ned Lamont.

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.

CT casino expansion takes legislative step forward

One would establish an open-bidding process for a new casino – most likely in Bridgeport – while the other would ease the way for the construction of a tribes-operated casino in East Windsor.

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.

State Sen. Tony Hwang: Legislature must deal with ‘hard decisions’ this...

“I’m open to every discussion – I’m not a pure ‘no’" on electronic tolls, as are some of his high-profile Republican colleagues, the Transportation Committee member says.

Resorts World Catskills prepares new hotel, second restaurant

Dos Gatos, described as an upscale cantina-style eatery, will open at the end of the month next to the lobby of The Alder, a new 101-room hotel.

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.

Supreme Court strikes down ban on state-level sports betting

The U.S. Supreme Court struck down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act. In March, Democratic leaders in the Connecticut legislature anticipated the court's ruling when announcing plans to create a bill to bring sports betting to the state.

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.

SHU unveiling $21.8M Bobby Valentine Athletic Center

It's the latest piece in the expanding Bobby V. empire, which includes a pair of Stamford facilities and a film production company whose latest project is "The Greatest Beer Run Ever."