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February 26, 2019

DC Investigation Focus of Renewed Casino Debate

by Jack Kramer | Feb 26, 2019 3:01pm
Posted to: Gaming | Tribes | East Windsor

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HARTFORD, CT — The issue of where and who should build a new commercial casino in Connecticut was the subject of an all-day public hearing Tuesday.

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February 25, 2019

Proponents Bet This Is The Year For Sports Wagering

by Jack Kramer | Feb 25, 2019 6:00am
Posted to: Gaming

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HARTFORD, CT — A bill legalizing sports betting in Connecticut never made it to the finish line in 2018, but proponents are hoping for a different result this year.

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January 29, 2019

Tribes Lobby Again for Legislative Approval

by Christine Stuart | Jan 29, 2019 5:04pm
Posted to: Gaming | Tribes

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HARTFORD, CT — Chairmen from the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribal nations on Tuesday told the General Assembly’s Public Safety and Security Committee that the Connecticut legislature could approve construction of the Tribal Winds Casino before the federal government.

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January 28, 2019

Committee To Hear About East Windsor Casino

by Christine Stuart | Jan 28, 2019 3:00pm
Posted to: Business | Entertainment | Gaming | Public Safety | State Budget | Taxes | Tribes | East Windsor | Leisure & Hospital Sector

HARTFORD, CT — On Tuesday the Public Safety and Security Committee will get an update from tribal officials regarding their plans for an East Windsor casino that’s intended to compete with MGM’s new casino in Springfield.

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January 3, 2019

Staying On Daylight Saving Time Among Early Bill Proposals

by Jack Kramer | Jan 3, 2019 6:00am
Posted to: Agriculture | Education | Gaming | Social Security | Taxes | State Capitol | Tribes | East Windsor

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State Rep. Kurt Vail has tried without success in the past to get his colleagues to pass legislation that would keep Connecticut on daylight saving time. This year, he’s trying a new approach.

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August 23, 2018

Election Stalls Negotiations On Legalized Sports Betting

by Christine Stuart | Aug 23, 2018 7:18am
Posted to: Gaming | Sports | Tribes

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HARTFORD, CT — It’s unlikely the state of Connecticut will take steps necessary to allow sports betting to begin this year.

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August 2, 2018

Malloy Seeks Legislative Guidance On Tribal Negotiations For Sports Betting

by Christine Stuart | Aug 2, 2018 2:53pm
Posted to: Gaming | Taxes | Tribes

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HARTFORD, CT — Outgoing Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy invited legislative leaders to his office to let them know he is close to a deal with the two tribal nations to allow sports betting in Connecticut, however, he needs to know whether to proceed or pull the plug.

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May 31, 2018

U.S. Interior Department Set To Green Light Tribal Amendment

by Christine Stuart | May 31, 2018 3:31pm
Posted to: DC News Junkie | Gaming | Tribes | East Windsor

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HARTFORD, CT — It’s taken more than a year, a lawsuit, and an investigation, but the U.S. Department of Interior is expected to green light changes to the tribal gaming compact that will allow an East Windsor casino to move forward.

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May 23, 2018

Sports Betting and Online Gaming Up For Discussion

by Christine Stuart | May 23, 2018 3:31pm
Posted to: Gaming

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HARTFORD, CT — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy met with legislative leaders Wednesday and asked for their input on whether he should negotiate both sports betting and online, in-state gaming with the two tribal nations.

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May 18, 2018

OP-ED | Lawmakers Salivating Over The Prospect Of Sports ‘Gaming’

by Terry Cowgill | May 18, 2018 5:30am
Posted to: Analysis | Business | Civil Liberties | Courts | Gaming | Opinion | Public Health | State Budget | Taxes | Transportation | Mental Health Care

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Talking about letting the cat out of the bag. The decision on Monday by the U.S. Supreme Court, striking down a 26-year-old law that essentially banned sports betting in America, has sent shockwaves across the gambling industry.

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