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The casinos provided a combined $17.5 million to the state's general fund.
“We have some incredible plans for the retail space at Mohegan Sun, with the potential to be the largest FanDuel sportsbook in the United States,” said Amy Howe, president of FanDuel Group.
“It’s been quite a ride,” says Jason Guyot. “Business levels still haven’t picked up to where they were pre-pandemic, and we’re still off on the revenue side.”
Sportech, which operates Bobby V's in Stamford, believes that "courts will hold that this bill violates the equal protection clauses of the United States and Connecticut Constitutions, and the emoluments clause of the state Constitution."
The casinos voluntarily ceased operations in March 2020 to stop the Covid-19 spread.
The agreement includes the 100th anniversary Miss America competition, which will be broadcast live in December.
Terms include a new retail sports betting venue in Bridgeport, but the tribes' plans to build a casino in East Windsor are off the table.
Ray Pineault, current chief operating officer, will serve as interim CEO as the company searches for a permanent replacement.
“There’s a lot of urgency,” said Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner David Lehman. “It’s really important that we get this done this year.”
Foxwoods provided $8 million to the state while Mohegan Sun said it paid $9.4 million.
In addition to its Uncasville facility, Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment's properties include the Inspire Entertainment Resort in Seoul.
Should sports betting, online gambling and the like be considered “casino games”? The tribes behind Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun continue to say they should, while Sportech says they should not.
Revenues dropped month-over-month and year-over-year.