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

Moody’s Sees Slight Improvement In US Casino Finances

In May, casino revenue rose in all states except Connecticut and New Jersey.

07/14/2015

The Casino of the Sky at the Mohegan Sun. (Photo by Matthew J. Lee/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

Letter Assures Lawmakers Casino Bill Won’t Impact Compact

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.

05/27/2015

Governor Malloy (Joey Bourgoin/WTIC Photo)

Governor Malloy With Ray Dunaway

Governor Malloy talks about gambling, transportation, recent meetings in Washington — and his thoughts on Martin O’Malley and Jerry Brown — with WTIC’s Ray Dunaway. Hear the full interview.

03/26/2015

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

More Tribal Casinos Bill Clears Committee

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.

03/19/2015

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

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

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, 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

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. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Suffolk Downs Notifies Workers It Will Close

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.

09/17/2014

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

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