November 22, 2016
by Christine Stuart | November 22, 2016 12:00pm
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.
October 18, 2016
by Jack Kramer | October 18, 2016 1:08pm
East Windsor and South Windsor are the latest players in the high-stakes game of possible locations for a new casino in Connecticut.
October 14, 2016
by Christine Stuart | October 14, 2016 1:00pm
The Schaghticoke Tribal Nation, which has unsuccessfully fought for years for federal recognition, filed a lawsuit against Connecticut Friday for $610 million in damages associated with the states taking of tribal land.
October 11, 2016
by Christine Stuart | October 11, 2016 11:24pm
September 13, 2016
by Christine Stuart | September 13, 2016 1:19pm
The Connecticut Department of Banking has less than 20 days to decide whether it will appeal a court decision that sustains tribal immunity for an Oklahoma-based Indian tribe that manages payday loan companies.
July 1, 2016
by Steve Majerus-Collins | July 1, 2016 4:30am
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.
June 1, 2016
by Christine Stuart | June 1, 2016 4:30am
Connecticut’s Department of Banking has concluded that two payday lending companies owned by the Otoe-Missouri Tribal Nation are not protected by sovereign immunity and can be pursued by the department for violating Connecticut’s lending laws.
April 26, 2016
by Jack Kramer | April 26, 2016 2:20pm
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.
April 18, 2016
by Christine Stuart | April 18, 2016 12:27pm
March 11, 2016
by Susan Bigelow | March 11, 2016 10:00am
Politics makes strange bedfellows, but stranger still may be the partnerships made at the crossroads of politics, profit, and history. Welcome to the next round of the casino drama, in which MGM has teamed up with the Schaghticoke Tribal Nation in yet another bid to keep Connecticut casinos away from Springfield.