October 1, 2015
by Elizabeth Regan | October 1, 2015 2:41pm
The two sovereign Indian tribes planning to build a satellite casino north of Hartford have released a request for proposals for potential host municipalities, but it leaves much to the imagination.
September 25, 2015
by Susan Bigelow | September 25, 2015 10:45am
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.
September 16, 2015
by Elizabeth Regan | September 16, 2015 5:30am
As the state of Connecticut and the two Indian tribes that have put billions of dollars in its coffers over the past 20 years work to establish a third casino, competition in Massachusetts is decrying the collaboration.
September 10, 2015
by Elizabeth Regan | September 10, 2015 6:33pm
Two tribes that have been in conflict for almost half a millennium have joined forces against a Massachusetts-based threat to their separate and sovereign casino empires.
August 4, 2015
by Christine Stuart | August 4, 2015 4:29pm
June 29, 2015
by Madeline Stocker | June 29, 2015 11:08pm
Flanked by U.S. Sens. Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Monday that Indian tribes in Connecticut who had previously been denied federal recognition would not be given a second bite at the apple.
Tags: tribal recognition, Eastern Pequot Tribal Nation of North Stonington, Golden Hill Paugussett Nation of Bridgeport, Schaghticoke Tribal Nation of Kent, Bureau of Indian Affairs, BIA, Richard Velky, Chief of the Schaghticoke Tribal Nation, Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Natio, Mohegan Tribe, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, Sen. Richard Blumenthal, Sen. Chris Murphy, Connecticut, dh
June 19, 2015
by Terry Cowgill | June 19, 2015 5:30am
It isn’t often that I pray for the governor to fail — or that I root against new revenue sources that won’t even take money out of my own wallet. But I hope to God that the Office of Policy and Management can’t agree with the state’s two Indian casinos on a revenue-sharing arrangement for the highly addictive form of gambling known as keno.
Tags: lottery, keno, cigarettes, cigarette taxes, gambling, terry cowgill, dh
June 9, 2015
by Elizabeth Regan | June 9, 2015 5:30am
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
June 5, 2015
by Susan Bigelow | June 5, 2015 8:45am
The gavel came down at last, and the 2015 regular session of the General Assembly is in the history books. So as legislators and reporters collapse in exhaustion after yet another marathon run, who came out on top? Who saw their hopes crushed? Let’s find out.
June 1, 2015
by Christine Stuart | June 1, 2015 5:30am
Lawmakers are expected to vote Monday on the two-year, $40 billion state budget agreement that boosts taxes on businesses, authorizes keno, and increases personal income taxes on the state’s wealthiest citizens.