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January 23, 2017

Tribes To Host Community Conversations On Casino In East Windsor, Windsor Locks

by Christine Stuart | January 23, 2017 11:00am

The Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan Tribes will be holding two community conversations this week to discuss their desire to build a casino in either East Windsor or Windsor Locks.

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January 11, 2017

Public Safety Gets Organized, Readies Itself for Gaming Debate

by Christine Stuart | January 11, 2017 5:30am

CTNewsJunkie photo The public got its first look Tuesday at what a legislative committee with three co-chairmen from two different parties will look like.

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January 9, 2017

East Windsor, Windsor Locks Are Still In The Running For Casino

by Christine Stuart | January 9, 2017 5:30am

CTNewsJunkie file photo On the “to do” list for the 2017 legislative session for Connecticut’s two tribes is the possible approval of a third casino along I-91.

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November 22, 2016

Washington Post Party Causes Connecticut Casino Tensions to Flare

by Christine Stuart | November 22, 2016 12:00pm

CTNewsJunkie file photo A Connecticut state Senator didn’t pull any punches in a Nov. 18 letter to a top executive at MGM Resorts International criticizing the company for an election night party it sponsored at the Washington Post.

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October 18, 2016

South Windsor, East Windsor Are Latest Players Considered For Casino

by Jack Kramer | October 18, 2016 1:08pm

Doug Hardy / ctnewsjunkie East Windsor and South Windsor are the latest players in the high-stakes game of possible locations for a new casino in Connecticut.

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October 11, 2016

Fiscal Analysts Estimate Revenue Loss From Springfield Casino at Nearly $70M

by Christine Stuart | October 11, 2016 11:24pm

JCJ Architecture Connecticut could lose $68.3 million in revenue once MGM Resorts International opens its casino in Springfield in 2018.

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July 1, 2016

Federal Judge Throws Out MGM Lawsuit That Opposed Tribes’ Third Casino Plans

by Steve Majerus-Collins | July 1, 2016 4:30am

CTNewsJunkie file photo In a move that may help Connecticut’s two federally recognized Indian tribes build a new casino somewhere between Hartford and the Massachusetts border, a federal district judge dismissed a legal challenge to the proposal brought by MGM Resorts International.

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April 26, 2016

Tribes Get Nod From Feds, But Will Have To Wait Another Year for Casino Approval

by Jack Kramer | April 26, 2016 2:20pm

Christine Stuart file photo The special act giving exclusive rights to build a third casino to two federally-recognized Indian tribes would not violate any exclusivity arrangement they have in their gaming agreement with Connecticut or the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act, according to the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

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April 18, 2016

Jepsen Says Daily Fantasy Sports Legislation Would Be A Gamble

by Christine Stuart | April 18, 2016 12:27pm

CTNJ file photo Attorney General George Jepsen threw cold water on a proposal to impose a 8.75 percent surcharge on daily fantasy sport operators, such as DraftKings and Fan Duel.

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March 10, 2016

Dueling Casino Studies Debated By Commerce Committee

by Christine Stuart | March 10, 2016 1:58pm

Christine Stuart photo The chairmen of Connecticut’s two federally-recognized Indian tribes and dozens of casino workers told the legislature’s Commerce Committee Thursday that they aren’t looking to expand gaming by opening a third casino.

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