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Digital casino operator soft launches in Fairfield

The company goes into a full launch on July 18.

Mohegans name Ray Pineault president and CEO

Pineualt’s background includes stints as president and general manager of Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment's flagship property, Mohegan Sun Connecticut, and most recently as MGE’s chief operating officer.

MGM Resorts’ Jim Murren to step down as chief executive

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

Business Council of Westchester bets full gaming license for MGM in...

The idea of a full-scale gaming license for Empire City continues to be a key part of BCW’s legislative agenda, said John Ravitz, executive vice president and COO of the BCW.

Tribal Winds is the new name for stalled East Windsor casino

The tribes have yet to submit a building permit application to the town of East Windsor.

Tribes reject Lamont proposal to open talks with MGM Resorts on...

"Let’s sit down, guys, and figure it out," said Gov. Lamont to the tribes and MGM Resorts International.

Foxwoods chief executive Felix Rappaport passes away

Felix Rappaport, president and CEO of Foxwoods Resort Casino, died yesterday afternoon at the age of 65 in his residential suite in the Mashantucket-based gaming destination.

MGM reaffirms commitment to Bridgeport following Yonkers casino deal

MGM Resorts International asserted its commitment to building a casino resort in Bridgeport despite acquiring Empire City Casino and Yonkers Raceway, roughly 48 miles from the proposed Bridgeport site.

Bridgeport leaders renew effort to approve MGM Resorts casino; state rules...

"This fight continues, and something of this magnitude typically takes time to become law," said Mayor Joe Ganim at press conference. A coalition of elected officials and business leaders gathered in Bridgeport to reaffirm their support of MGM Resorts International’s waterfront hotel & casino plan.

Democratic lawmakers preparing bill for Connecticut sports betting industry

This effort is coming ahead of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Christie vs. the National Collegiate Athletic Association, where the New Jersey state government has challenged federal law restricting sports betting.

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 bill seeks competitive bidding on casinos in Connecticut

“A competitive process will bring Connecticut the best deal, in terms of jobs, economic development, community benefits and support for our local businesses,” start Rep. Chris Rosario said.

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.

Study links southwest Connecticut with a successful casino

Data suggest southwest Connecticut, not north central, should be home to new gaming.

Digital gaming business adds patent

A digital gaming business adds a new patent to its casinos-targeting lawsuit.