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February 23, 2017

Lawmakers Debate Exclusivity of Tribal Gaming Expansion

by Christine Stuart | February 23, 2017 2:32pm

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 11:54am

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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January 24, 2017

East Windsor Crowd Largely Backs Casino Plan

by Jack Kramer | January 24, 2017 11:00pm

Jack Kramer / ctnewsjunkie 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.

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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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