Connecticut, Tribes Sue Feds Over Stalled Action On CompactConnecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says the state and two federally recognized tribes are suing the federal government for failing to act on compact changes needed before a new casino can be built to compete with the MGM casino in Springfield, Massachusetts.
MGM Pitches Park City CasinoMGM Resorts International has announced plans for a $675 million waterfront casino in Connecticut's largest city.
House Approves Amended Compacts With Two TribesThe amended agreements could lead to a third casino in Connecticut and the first on non-tribal land.
Tribes, Governor Sign Changes To Compact Allowing New CasinoIt'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.
Tribe Lights Ceremonial Fire To Cleanse Development SiteThe Mohegan Tribe has lit a ceremonial fire on the grounds of a lot across the river from its giant casino where it is planning construction of a new development.
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.