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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 14, 2016

Tribe To Connecticut: You Owe Us $610M For Taking Our Land

by Christine Stuart | October 14, 2016 1:00pm

Christine Stuart photo 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.

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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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September 13, 2016

Banking Department Still Deciding What To Do About Tribal Payday Loan Companies

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.

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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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June 1, 2016

Banking Department Says Tribal Payday Lending Companies Don’t Have Sovereign Immunity

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.

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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 11, 2016

OP-ED | Casino Moguls for Justice

by Susan Bigelow | March 11, 2016 10:00am

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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.

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