A group of Connecticut lawmakers is pitching the expansion of video slot machines as a way to compensate for a decline in business at the state’s tribal-owned casinos.
Connecticut’s two Indian-run casinos say the weak economy cut into July’s slot revenue.
Connecticut’s Mohegan Sun casino has reported a 3 percent decline in slot revenue in April while the Foxwoods Resort Casino and MGM Grand at Foxwoods says its revenue jumped 9 percent.
The operators of Connecticut’s two casinos reported stable slot machine revenue in February, collecting almost the same amounts compared with one year ago.
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) _ A gambling industry analyst says slot machines in New England are nowhere near saturation, but legalization of casino gambling in Massachusetts and the addition of slot machines would hurt Connecticut and […]