Democratic and Republican lawmakers from all corners of the state came together Wednesday to roll out a major gaming bill and to say it’s time to modernize gaming and create jobs.
The U.S. Department of Interior has asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by MGM Resorts challenging the agency’s approval of plans by Connecticut’s two federally recognized tribes to open an off-reservation casino in East Windsor.
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The Mashantucket Pequot tribal chairman says the gaming proposal announced by a bipartisan group of lawmakers this week is the best deal for the state. The plan would give almost every form of wagering to the Mashantuckets and the Mohegans who run the state’s two casino-resort complexes.
Casino developer MGM has filed a lawsuit challenging the federal approval of a deal that would allow Connecticut’s two Indian tribes to open a third casino in the state.
Connecticut and the Mashantucket Pequots have withdrawn a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Interior, which recently approved an off-reservation casino in East Windsor.
Connecticut’s two federally recognized tribes have received long-awaited approval from the federal government to push ahead with plans for an off-reservation casino in East Windsor.
The Public Safety Committee today moved forward with bills dealing with sports gambling.
North-central Connecticut is hoping for an economic boom from the potential construction and opening of a new casino in East Windsor.