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March 17, 2017

OP-ED | The Valley of the Casinos

by Susan Bigelow | March 17, 2017 10:00am

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SUSAN BIGELOW 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.

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March 15, 2017

Conversation About Connecticut Casino Expansion Continues

by Christine Stuart | March 15, 2017 3:09pm

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie 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.

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March 14, 2017

Storm Delays Legislative Business

by Christine Stuart | March 14, 2017 12:29am

Ctnewsjunkie file photo HARTFORD, CT — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy issued a travel ban that starts at 5 a.m. today and Connecticut’s legislative leaders agreed to allow a legislative committee to delay a vote on casino expansion.

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March 13, 2017

Unable To Quantify With Precision, Jepsen Said Risk of Tribal Exclusivity Is ‘Not Insubstantial’

by Christine Stuart | March 13, 2017 4:17pm

ctnewsjunkie file photo HARTFORD, CT — In a much anticipated legal opinion, Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen, said Monday there is a legal and financial risk to granting Connecticut’s two federally-recognized tribes exclusivity to open up a third casino.

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March 9, 2017

Lawmakers Try To Calculate The Odds Of A New Casino

by Christine Stuart | March 9, 2017 5:36pm

christine stuart / ctnewsjunkie 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.

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March 8, 2017

MGM Puts Full-Court Press On Malloy Administration Over Third Casino

by Christine Stuart | March 8, 2017 6:30am

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie file photo HARTFORD, CT — As lawmakers and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy get closer to deciding how to move forward with a third casino run by two federally-recognized tribes, MGM Resorts International is putting on a full-court press to stop it.

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March 3, 2017

Malloy Asks Jepsen To Weigh In On Tribal Casino Expansion, Exclusivity

by Christine Stuart | March 3, 2017 12:28pm

ctnewsjunkie file photo HARTFORD, CT — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is asking Attorney General George Jepsen to weigh in on the state’s legal position if it allows Connecticut’s two Native American tribes build a casino in East Windsor.

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February 27, 2017

Tribes Pick East Windsor For Third Casino Location

by Christine Stuart | February 27, 2017 1:01pm

ctnewsjunkie file photo The former Showcase Cinemas off I-91 in East Windsor was chosen by Connecticut’s two federally-recognized Indian tribes as the preferred location for the state’s first casino off tribal land.

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February 23, 2017

Lawmakers Debate Exclusivity of Tribal Gaming Expansion

by Christine Stuart | February 23, 2017 3:32pm

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie Connecticut’s two tribal casinos are looking for the legislature to give them the green light to build the state’s first commercial casino off tribal land.

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February 15, 2017

East Hartford Developer Continues Casino Pursuit

by Christine Stuart | February 15, 2017 12:54pm

shutterstock 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.

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