November 6, 2015
by Christine Stuart | November 6, 2015 5:07pm
The deadline for towns or other entities to submit their casino proposals to the state’s two federally recognized Indian tribes has come and gone.
September 25, 2015
by Susan Bigelow | September 25, 2015 9:45am
Suddenly, the prospect of a glut of casinos along I-91 seems much less certain. This is bad news for governments who were banking on increased tourism and tax revenue, but good news for everyone else.
July 28, 2015
by Christine Stuart | July 28, 2015 2:04pm
Willington residents traveled to the Legislative Office Building in Hartford on Tuesday to make sure that lawmakers and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy were aware they didn’t want the state to relocate the state police shooting range to their town.
July 27, 2015
by Christine Stuart | July 27, 2015 1:52pm
Two years after Glastonbury residents fended off a proposal to build a state police shooting range in their town, two other communities are working to make sure it doesn’t come to theirs.
June 9, 2015
by Elizabeth Regan | June 9, 2015 4:30am
The two-year state budget passed in the final hours of the 2015 legislative session relies on $43.6 million from keno, but a revenue sharing deal has yet to be inked with the state’s two Indian tribes.
Tags: keno, gambling, casinos, tribes, revenue agreement, Kevin Brown, jeff berger, elizabeth regan, dh
May 28, 2015
by Christine Stuart | May 28, 2015 11:49pm
May 20, 2015
by Christine Stuart | May 20, 2015 10:35pm
A majority of Senators felt that the benefits of allowing Connecticut’s two federally recognized tribes to open up one casino north of Hartford would outweigh the risks recently outlined by Attorney General George Jepsen’s office.
Tags: casino, gambling, MGM, Mohegan, Mashantucket, George Jepsen, dh
May 7, 2015
by Christine Stuart | May 7, 2015 3:39pm
A consultant hired by Connecticut’s two Indian tribes found that if they only received permission to build a $300 million casino in north central Connecticut, it would generate $300.9 million in gross gaming revenue and create more than 2,000 jobs.
May 4, 2015
by Christine Stuart | May 4, 2015 11:54am
Opening a new casino along the I-91 corridor will cannibalize existing business at the two tribal casinos in southeastern Connecticut, but it’s better than losing business to Massachusetts, the chairmen of the two tribes told the Hartford business community Monday.
April 22, 2015
by Christine Stuart | April 22, 2015 4:30am
The East Windsor Board of Selectman unanimously approved a resolution Tuesday that would allow town staff and First Selectwoman Denise Menard to explore the possibility of locating a casino in their town.