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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.

Foxwoods CEO resigns, effective immediately; Casino and Mohegan Sun extend closings...

Senior Vice President of Resort Operations Jason Guyot will serve as interim CEO as a search for John James' permanent replacement gets underway.

State Sen. Tony Hwang voices support for Gov. Lamont’s rejection of...

"This was an attempted power play by the tribes to use the pandemic to bypass the legislature not only to gain approval for online gambling but to gain the exclusive right to offer it in Connecticut,” wrote Hwang and former Rep. Robert Steele.

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.”

Lamont, tribes clash on sports betting; Bridgeport casino again in doubt

“Unfortunately, Governor Lamont appears to be saying that the state can either adopt his singular proposal on gaming, or do nothing at all,” Mohegan Chairman James Gessner said.

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.

MGM Resorts’ Jim Murren to step down as chief executive

Murren's efforts in Springfield and Yonkers have yet to produce stellar results.

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.

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.

MGM Resorts falls short in first-year gambling revenue at Springfield casino

MGM admits that its hopes to siphon loyal Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun gamblers across the border were overly optimistic.

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.

Mashantucket tribe touts $1B economic impact as Bridgeport casino efforts ramp...

Mohegan Sun is the 11th largest employer in the state, the report said, with Foxwoods 12th.