Malloy Signs East Windsor Tribal Casino BillGov. Dannel P. Malloy has signed legislation into law that could lead to a new tribal casino in East Windsor, the first casino to be built on non-tribal land in Connecticut.
Court Rejects MGM Lawsuit As Company Competes With TribesMGM Resorts International lost another round Wednesday in a court fight aimed at giving it leverage against Native American tribes in Connecticut as they compete for casino customers.
House Endorses East Windsor Casino, Sends Bill To GovernorConnecticut lawmakers approved most of a legislative package early Wednesday that could lead to a new tribal casino being built in East Windsor, a move that came hours after a multifaceted deal was reached that includes more off-track betting parlors in the state.
Tribal Casino Bill Faces Challenges Despite Senate PassageWhile the Connecticut state Senate has passed legislation allowing a new satellite casino to be built by two Native American tribes in East Windsor, it's questionable whether the bill can clear the House of Representatives.
State Senate Approves Third Casino In Overnight Vote; Bill Has Yet To Face House VoteShortly after midnight, the state Senate approved a bill that would allow a third casino in Connecticut. The bill has yet to go before the state House.
Third Casino Bill Clears Legislative CommitteeThe measure now goes to the State Senate for further action
Tribes Bring Casino Employees To Capitol To Back East Windsor CasinoThe Mohegan and the Mashantucket Pequot tribes today bused casino employees to Hartford, to urge state lawmakers to allow the tribes to open a new gambling location in East Windsor.
Debate Continues Over Non-Tribal Group Casino BillBoth sides of the debate made their case at a public hearing Monday before the state legislature's Finance Revenue and Bonding Committee, on a bill that would allow non-tribal groups to vie to build a new casino in Connecticut.
House Speaker Gives Vote On Casino Bill A 50-50 ChanceHouse Speaker Joe Aresimowicz says legislation allowing a new tribal casino in East Windsor has a ``50-50 chance'' of coming up for a vote in this year's legislative session.
$80M Convention Center Expansion Planned At Mohegan SunMohegan Sun officials formally announced plans for an $80-million convention center expansion.
Casino Bills Clear Public Safety CommitteeState lawmakers on the Public Safety Committee today are advancing proposals to create a third casino in Connecticut, and to set up a process that might allow someone other than the Mohegans and the Mashantucket Pequots to operate a new casino.
Tribes Unveil Artist's Rendering Of Proposed CasinoConnecticut's two federally recognized tribes have unveiled an artist's rendering of their proposed casino in East Windsor.