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Federal government approves revisions to tribal compacts; sports betting, iGaming to...

“Modernizing our gaming industry will help protect and create Connecticut jobs, and it will generate tax revenues to the benefit of both state and local municipal budgets, as well as our tribe’s member,” said James Gessner Jr., chairman of the Mohegan Tribal Council, which operates Mohegan Sun.

Lamont signs iGaming, sports betting bill

Approval is still needed from the Bureau of Indian Affairs at the U.S. Department of Interior to amend the state’s compact with the tribes, before online gaming and sports wagering can begin in the state.

CT House passes pro-sports betting bill; Sportech, fantasy sports operators left...

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."

Connecticut tribes halt plans for East Windsor casino

Gov. Lamont tried to get the tribes to jettison the project last year.

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.

Lamont to tribes: Drop East Windsor casino for Bridgeport, Hartford deals

East Windsor leaders say the town could see approximately $8.5 million per year from property taxes and an agreement made with the tribes if the proposed Tribal Winds casino opens.

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.

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.

Malloy and tribes sue feds over failure to sign off on...

The amendments are required by state law to authorize joint tribal development of a new casino at East Windsor.
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