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.
Connecticut and the Mashantucket Pequots have withdrawn a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Interior, which recently approved an off-reservation casino in East Windsor.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.
The U.S. Department of the Interior says in a new court filing that Connecticut’s Mashantucket Pequot Tribe should not be allowed to amend its lawsuit against the department over a casino proposal.
The war of words is escalating between MGM and Connecticut’s two tribal casinos.
Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy announced late Wednesday that the state is joining with the Mohegan and Mashantucket tribes in a federal lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Interior. The suit is over the Bureau of Indian affairs failure to act on compact amendments for the East Windsor casino project.
Connecticut’s two federally recognized tribes say they “want to be part of the discussion” if the General Assembly wants to expand gambling further, especially to Bridgeport.