April 24, 2015
by Terry Cowgill | April 24, 2015 5:30am
State lawmakers eager to find more revenue — or terrified at the thought of losing same — are considering letting the state’s two federally-recognized Indian tribes literally wander off their reservations and open “gaming” facilities elsewhere in Connecticut. On the face of it, this sounded like a good idea. After all, hardly anyone cares whether we take more money out of the pockets of those who can least afford it.
April 22, 2015
by Christine Stuart | April 22, 2015 5:30am
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.
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April 20, 2015
by Christine Stuart | April 20, 2015 3:21pm
April 16, 2015
by Christine Stuart | April 16, 2015 2:43pm
Attorney General George Jepsen met with legislative leaders Wednesday to outline his legal concerns over allowing the state’s two federally recognized tribes open up a casino outside their reservations.
April 15, 2015
by Cara Rosner | April 15, 2015 6:09pm
Proponents told members of the Finance, Revenue and Bonding Committee on Wednesday that bringing keno to Connecticut is essential to keeping the state’s lottery competitive with other states’, while opponents decried the game as a short-sighted and ill-advised way to generate revenue.
April 13, 2015
by Cara Rosner | April 13, 2015 5:30am
April 6, 2015
by Christine Stuart | April 6, 2015 9:54pm
by Christine Stuart | April 6, 2015 4:02pm
The state will lose about 9,300 jobs by 2019, if gambling facilities in New York and Massachusetts cannibalize $703 million in gaming and non-gaming revenues from Connecticut’s two Indian casinos.
by Christine Stuart | April 6, 2015 5:30am
March 19, 2015
by Jordan Fenster | March 19, 2015 2:46pm