HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Attorney General George Jepsen is reiterating how legislation that could eventually lead to a new casino won’t impact Connecticut’s existing financial arrangement with the owners of Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods Resort Casinos.
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A bill that would authorize Connecticut’s two federally recognized tribes to open up to three jointly operated casinos is moving through the legislative process.
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.
Schaghticoke Indian Tribe says it may pursue a gambling hall on its small, nearly empty reservation alongside the
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.
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.
New England’s only thoroughbred horse racing track says it will close by the end of the year because Mohegan Sun did not win a Massachusetts casino license.
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.
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.