Bridgeport and New Haven lawmakers want a new competitive process for Connecticut’s first casino on non-tribal land.
With the clock running out on Connecticut's legislative session, it's unclear which bills, if any, that could lead to more gambling will make it to the finish line before lawmakers hit the campaign trail.
It’s now up to the General Assembly and the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs to approve an agreement that could lead to a new satellite tribal casino in Connecticut.
The tribes that run Connecticut’s two casinos have won the long-sought approval of the General Assembly to run a third one, but there are still major tasks ahead as they seek to fend off competition from Springfield, Massachusetts.
The tug of war for a third Connecticut casino got more interesting Wednesday.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — U.S. officials tasked with carrying out federal public safety policy for tribes missed a deadline to provide input on legislation to curb violence against Native American women for a second straight month. U.S. Sen. John Hoeven, R-North Dakota, had set a July 8 deadline for Interior and Justice Department officials to […]
The battle over a third Connecticut casino is starting all over again at the State Capitol.
Just a year after approving a new tribal casino near the Massachusetts border, some Connecticut lawmakers want to up the ante and consider other gambling expansion proposals.
Some are calling it “sweetening the pot”, while others are calling it “Let’s make a deal.”
The state Senate has approved amended agreements that could lead to Connecticut’s first casino on nontribal land.