MASHANTUCKET, Conn. (AP) — Drivers heading down state roads leading to Foxwoods Resort Casino and Mohegan Sun in Connecticut are greeted by flashing warnings: “Avoid Large Crowds” and “Don’t Gamble With COVID.” Despite having authority to shutter thousands of businesses during the coronavirus pandemic, Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont has been constrained when dealing with the […]
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe have announced on Wednesday that they will begin to reopen the Foxwoods Resort Casino and Mohegan Sun on Monday, June 1 with safety guidelines in place.
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SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — When the Kalispel Tribe of Indians closed its casino as the coronavirus took hold in Washington state, it essentially shut down its economy. That difficult choice has played out nationwide as some 500 Native American casinos have voluntarily closed during the pandemic, often taking away tribes’ main source of income in […]
Much needed personal protective equipment (PPEs) for healthcare workers and first responders is being delivered and distributed at the Mohegan Sun Expo Center on Thursday.
Triple Star slots are frozen on 7s. Empty chairs sit everywhere. For the first time in nearly 30 years, Foxwoods Casino is silent.
Mohegan Sun Casino in Uncasville is shutting its doors amid coronavirus pandemic spread concerns. Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, however, says they have taken precautions but are not yet shutting down.
Governor Ned Lamont, who had been privately trying to make a deal with the state’s two Native American tribes — Mashantucket Pequots and Mohegans, is now backing away.
Place your bets; there will be at least two proposals to legalize sports wagering this legislative session
For the fifth year in a row, it’s ‘place your bets’ at the State Capitol. Proposals to authorize sports wagering are moving forward in a legislative committee this week. A full public hearing on the proposals is planned later this month, but Tuesday the committee that oversees all forms of gambling set the stage.
Capitol Report: upcoming general session will bring ‘tolls’ vote, renewed push to legalize sports betting, Lamont’s State of the State preview
The road to a special session on ‘trucks only tolls’ in Connecticut has been marked with more ‘potholes’ and ‘speed bumps’ than we can count. The vote on Governor Lamont’s Transportation Plan is going to happen in mid-February, but Republicans are still raising a number of red flags concerning the plan.