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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.

Report Says New Casinos Would Siphon Millions Of Dollars From State

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – A consultant hired by two Connecticut tribes says that new facilities planned in New York and Massachusetts could siphon away $570 million annually in gambling revenue from the state’s industry by […]

04/06/2015

File photo of gambling at a casino. (credit: LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images)

Schaghticoke Chief Wants Gambling Hall

Schaghticoke Indian Tribe says it may pursue a gambling hall on its small, nearly empty reservation alongside the
Appalachian Trail.

03/12/2015

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

Foxwoods Casino (Credit, Edward Main)

Foxwoods Convict Hiring Challenge Heard In Tribal Court

The court operated by the tribe that owns the Foxwoods Resort Casino has heard a challenge over the hiring of a former tribal councilor who had been convicted of theft charges.

12/18/2014

Foxwoods Casino (Credit, Edward Main)

Foxwoods, Biggest US Casino, Cuts Back On Gambling

Foxwoods, the largest casino resort in North America, is reducing its number of slot machines and table games to free up space for nightclubs and other new attractions as it adapts to fierce competition, the new CEO said in an interview with The Associated Press.

11/25/2014

Foxwoods Resort Casino (Photo Credit: Foxwoods)

New CEO At Foxwoods

The tribe that owns and operates the Foxwoods Resort Casino has announced a new chief executive officer.

11/18/2014

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October Betting, Revenue Lower At Connecticut Casinos

Connecticut’s Indian-run casinos are reporting declines in slot machine betting and revenue in October.

11/17/2014

Foxwoods Resort Casino. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

US Court Upholds Conviction Of Ex-Pequot Chairman

A federal appeals court on Friday upheld the conviction of a former Mashantucket Pequot chairman who was found guilty of embezzling more than $100,000 from the tribe.

10/31/2014

Foxwoods Casino (Credit, Edward Main)

Foxwoods Reviews Options For Dealing With Billion-Dollar Debt

The tribe that runs the country’s largest resort casino is showing new signs of strain under the weight of its billion-dollar debt, saying it has had to review its options with senior lenders as a slump continues to batter the Foxwoods Resort Casino.

08/23/2014

File photo of Foxwoods Resort Casino. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

3 Gamblers Suing Foxwoods For $3 Million

Three gamblers have filed a lawsuit against Foxwoods Resort Casino alleging the eastern Connecticut establishment failed to pay them more than $1.1 million they say they won in a table game in 2011 and didn’t give them back a $1.6 million deposit they put down to cover any losses.

08/11/2014

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