April 17, 2017
by Christine Stuart | April 17, 2017 2:54pm
HARTFORD, CT — The Finance, Revenue, and Bonding Committee jumped into the debate Monday over a third commercial casino with a public hearing on its own bill that would open bidding for Connecticut’s first casino off tribal land.
April 6, 2017
by Christine Stuart | April 6, 2017 3:41pm
HARTFORD, CT —A day after a top lawmaker gave them a 50/50 chance of getting permission to build their first commercial casino off tribal land, the leaders of Connecticut’s two federally recognized tribes visited the capitol Thursday to guarantee the state’s share of slot revenues.
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March 17, 2017
by Susan Bigelow | March 17, 2017 10:00am
This endless casino war between Springfield and Greater Hartford is being cast by supporters of an East Windsor casino as one state vying to keep jobs the other state is stealing, but it’s not that. It’s a single cohesive region of two million people gleefully shooting itself in the foot.
March 15, 2017
by Christine Stuart | March 15, 2017 3:09pm
HARTFORD, CT — Members of the legislature’s Public Safety and Security Committee didn’t necessarily say how they felt about the two bills to expand casino gaming, but they forwarded them onto the House and Senate for more debate.
March 9, 2017
by Christine Stuart | March 9, 2017 5:36pm
HARTFORD, CT — Lawmakers on the Public Safety and Security Committee struggled Thursday with figuring out what would happen if they expand casino gaming beyond the borders of the two federally recognized tribes’ reservations.
February 27, 2017
by Christine Stuart | February 27, 2017 1:01pm
February 15, 2017
by Christine Stuart | February 15, 2017 12:54pm
HARTFORD, CT—An East Hartford developer isn’t giving up on his push to convince state lawmakers that his East Hartford location is the best site for a third Connecticut casino.
January 25, 2017
by Jack Kramer | January 25, 2017 12:00am
EAST WINDSOR, CT — If a vote was taken Tuesday night amongst the 400-plus in attendance at a “community conversation” on a proposed casino in town, it’s pretty clear that blackjack, craps, and slot machines would be in East Windsor’s future.
January 23, 2017
by Christine Stuart | January 23, 2017 12:00pm
January 11, 2017
by Christine Stuart | January 11, 2017 6:30am