As plans for the MGM Springfield casino continue to diminish in scope, Connecticut’s two sovereign Indian tribes are moving forward with efforts to maintain their market share through a satellite casino in the north central part of the state.
October 22, 2015
October 21, 2015
(UPDATED 12:13 p.m. Thursday) It won’t be available until September 2016, but once the new daily flights from Hartford to Dublin get started they are expected to be popular with college students, business executives, and leisure travelers.
June 9, 2015
The two-year state budget passed in the final hours of the 2015 legislative session relies on $43.6 million from keno, but a revenue sharing deal has yet to be inked with the state’s two Indian tribes.
May 28, 2015
The House forwarded legislation Thursday to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy that allows two federally-recognized tribes to move forward with plans to build a casino north of Hartford.
May 20, 2015
A majority of Senators felt that the benefits of allowing Connecticut’s two federally recognized tribes to open up one casino north of Hartford would outweigh the risks recently outlined by Attorney General George Jepsen’s office.
April 22, 2015
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.
April 6, 2015
While the General Assembly is still considering legislation to allow new casinos in Connecticut, the Windsor Town Council is planning a pre-emptive step against gaming in their town.
February 4, 2015
The Public Safety and Security Committee will hear public testimony Thursday on a proposal to allow slot machines at existing off-track betting facilities located within five miles of I-91 and I-95.
December 30, 2014
A Hartford Times newspaper dated Nov. 29, 1951, local municipal budgets from the towns surrounding Bradley International Airport, and an advertisement promoting the airport were among some of the items found inside a time capsule buried for 63 years in Terminal B’s cornerstone.
November 3, 2014
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Republican challenger Tom Foley believe there are enough voters in Connecticut upset with Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and his historic tax increase to catapult Foley to victory Tuesday.