Former Connecticut Official Joins Tribal Casino Venture
July Betting And Revenue Up At Foxwoods, Down At Mohegan SunFoxwoods Resort Casino has reported gains in betting and revenue, while its Connecticut neighbor, Mohegan Sun, reported a drop in its financial results.
Moody's Sees Slight Improvement In US Casino FinancesIn May, casino revenue rose in all states except Connecticut and New Jersey.
Letter Assures Lawmakers Casino Bill Won't Impact CompactHARTFORD, 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.
Governor Malloy With Ray DunawayGovernor 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.
More Tribal Casinos Bill Clears CommitteeA bill that would authorize Connecticut's two federally recognized tribes to open up to three jointly operated casinos is moving through the legislative process.
Supporters Say Expanded Gaming Would Add Jobshe 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 Chief Wants Gambling HallSchaghticoke Indian Tribe says it may pursue a gambling hall on its small, nearly empty reservation alongside the Appalachian Trail.
Lawmakers, Tribes Voice Support For New CasinosA 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, Biggest US Casino, Cuts Back On GamblingFoxwoods, 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.
Suffolk Downs Notifies Workers It Will CloseNew 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.
Foxwoods Reviews Options For Dealing With Billion-Dollar DebtThe 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.
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