Capitol Report: More details on proposed casino bill

Lawmakers pulled a summer surprise last Wednesday, rolling out proposed legislation to expand the gambling footprint of the Mashantucket and Mohegan Tribes. The deal allows them to build a Bridgeport casino, conduct internet gambling and sports betting at their casinos.

Indiana casinos looking for jump on Midwest sports betting

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana casinos are racing ahead with preparations to launch legalized sports betting in early September, looking to seize an advantage over competitors in Chicago and other nearby large markets where such wagers aren’t yet allowed. A new state law approved this spring allows betting to start Sept. 1 on dozens of professional, […]

Nebraska measure could tip the number of states with casinos

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska voters may decide next year whether to legalize casino gambling in a ballot measure that could tip the number of states that allow commercial gambling into the majority. Supporters of legalized casinos have launched a petition drive to place the issue on the 2020 ballot with financial backing from the […]

Connecticut tribes disappointed by casino ruling

Connecticut’s two federally recognized American Indian tribes voiced disappointment on Monday about a federal judge’s ruling over the weekend that hinders their plans to open a new casino in East Windsor, but pledged to keep pushing for the project.

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