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Senate Passes Revised Casino Bill

Connecticut senators have voted to create a two-step process for opening a new tribal casino to help blunt out-of-state gambling competition.

05/21/2015

Mohegan Tribal Gaming

Mohegan Official Admits Casinos Competing With Themselves

The president of the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority says a joint casino venture proposed with rival Foxwoods Resort Casino will likely take business from the two southeast Connecticut casinos, but it’s preferable to losing business to Massachusetts.

05/04/2015

UNCASVILLE, CT - JUNE 28: The Casino of the Sky at the Mohegan Sun. (Photo by Matthew J. Lee/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

Mohegan Sun Casinos Report 2nd Quarter Profits Boost

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) – The parent company of the Mohegan Sun casinos in Connecticut and Pennsylvania says revenue dropped slightly in the second quarter, while profit jumped 56 percent as more gamblers headed to table […]

04/28/2015

UNCASVILLE, CT - JUNE 28: The Casino of the Sky at the Mohegan Sun. (Photo by Matthew J. Lee/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

Mohegan Sun Discusses Possible South Korea Expansion

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) – The president of the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority says tribal officials have met with Korean interests to discuss the possibility of operating a casino near Seoul, South Korea. Robert Soper, president […]

04/16/2015

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Tribal Chairs Voice Support For Keno Bill

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – The chairmen of the state’s two federally recognized Indian tribes say they still support a deal that would allow the Connecticut Lottery Corporation to offer keno. Under that agreement, reached about […]

04/13/2015

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Supporters Say Expanded Gaming Would Add Jobs

he leaders of Connecticut’s two federally recognized Indian tribes made a united pitch Tuesday to open at least one, jointly-owned casino, warning lawmakers the state could lose 18,000 jobs once a casino in neighboring Springfield, Massachusetts opens in 21/2 years.

03/17/2015

Mohegan Tribal Council Chairman Kevin Brown holds a map showing the gambling business at stake from the Hartford area north, if a new casino opens in the Springfield area. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Lawmakers, Tribes Voice Support For New Casinos

A coalition of Connecticut legislators, the state’s two federally recognized Indian tribes and union leaders are backing a bill that would allow up to three new, smaller casinos to help combat gambling competition in neighboring states.

03/10/2015

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Report: Casino Revenue Up

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – A recent report says revenue at casinos in the United States jumped 4.5 percent in 2012, more than double the increase in 2011 as economic growth picked up speed and casino […]

11/06/2014

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Boston Reaches $300 Million Deal With Mohegan

Mayor Martin Walsh and Mohegan Sun announced a deal Thursday that would provide the city with at least $300 million in investments over 15 years if the casino company wins a state gambling license. The American Indian tribe-owned company proposes a $1.3 billion resort casino at the Suffolk Downs horse racing track in the neighboring city of Revere.

07/11/2014

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Massachusetts Crowd Hears Casino Pitch

An overflow crowd packed the Boston convention center on Wednesday to hear Mohegan Sun and Wynn Resorts make high-powered pitches to the state commission that is expected to decide later this year which firm wins the coveted resort casino license for the greater Boston region.

01/22/2014

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