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Movie theaters, indoor dining part of CT’s Phase 2 opening; Casinos...

With the first phase of Connecticut’s three-phased approach to reopening achieved today, Gov. Ned Lamont and his administration are turning their attention to June 20, when a host of other businesses and services – including hotels, gyms, movie theaters, and some indoor dining at restaurants – are expected to become available.

Foxwoods, Mohegan Sun agree to temporary closures

Neither Foxwoods or Mohegan Sun have closed since opening in 1992 and 1996, respectively.

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.

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 sues Interior Department to halt East Windsor casino

“MGM pursues litigation because that's what MGM does,” said Andrew Doba, spokesman for the tribes' MMCT joint venture.

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.

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."

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.

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, Mashantucket Pequot tribe get OK to pursue lawsuit against Ryan...

Under the ruling by U.S. District Court Judge Rudolph Contreras in Washington, D.C., the tribe and the state have until Friday to file an amended complaint.

Federal court ruling puts East Windsor casino project in limbo

An effort by Indian tribes to collaborate on a new casino on nontribal land in East Windsor received another setback this weekend.

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.