House Endorses East Windsor Casino, Sends Bill To GovernorConnecticut lawmakers approved most of a legislative package early Wednesday that could lead to a new tribal casino being built in East Windsor, a move that came hours after a multifaceted deal was reached that includes more off-track betting parlors in the state.
State Senate Approves Third Casino In Overnight Vote; Bill Has Yet To Face House VoteShortly after midnight, the state Senate approved a bill that would allow a third casino in Connecticut. The bill has yet to go before the state House.
$80M Convention Center Expansion Planned At Mohegan SunMohegan Sun officials formally announced plans for an $80-million convention center expansion.
Malloy Asks AG To Weigh In On Ramifications Of 3rd CasinoConnecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has asked the attorney general to weigh in on the risks of pursuing legislation that allows a tribal casino in East Windsor.
Appeals Court Hears Arguments Over 3rd Connecticut CasinoA federal appeals court has heard arguments about whether the Connecticut legislature unfairly favored the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes over commercial developers in allowing them to solicit proposals for a third casino in the state.
Preston Voters To Hold Preliminary Vote On Big Norwich Hospital DevelopmentAt a town meeting tonight, Preston residents get a chance to hold a preliminary vote on plans to sell the Norwich Hospital site to the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, for a big new development.
New Gambling Site Breaking Ground In Southern New England"These are the people that are making the trips to Connecticut," Keith Foley, a senior vice president at Moody's Investors Service said, referring to the region's only two major resort casinos, Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun.
Tribe, MGM Join Forces To Fight Connecticut Casino PlanA tribe in western Connecticut has joined forces with MGM to fight a state law that allows only two federally recognized tribes to pursue a new casino in the state.
Tribe To Build Resort In South KoreaSouth Korean government approves license for the site near the international airport in Seoul
Some Lawmakers Want More Info About Possible Third CasinoSome state lawmakers say they need to know much more about the ramifications of allowing a third casino in Connecticut before they pass any legislation approving the project.
7 In Critical Condition After Casino Bus Crash In SnowstormSeven people remain in critical condition following a charter bus crash that injured three dozen during Monday's snowstorm on Interstate 95 in Connecticut.
Mashantucket & Mohegan Tribes Say They Haven't Chosen Casino Site YetThe leaders of Connecticut's two federally recognized Indian tribes say they haven't chosen a site yet for a new, jointly run casino but are nearing "more intensive negotiations."