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3/15/2019

article Is Connecticut ready for iLottery?
(Connecticut) -- The future of gambling was on display Friday in two conference rooms at a suburban office park, home to CT Lottery. Two vendors demonstrated free-...

3/13/2019

article State lottery wants legislators to approve bill allowing online ticket sales
(Connecticut) -- The Connecticut Lottery Corp. is lobbying legislators to pass a bill that would allow lottery tickets to be purchased online, which officials say would...

9/27/2018

article Sports Betting Set for Approval in Connecticut
(Connecticut) -- Since the Supreme Court decided to end the federal ban on sports betting in May 2018, many states have either already opened their sportsbooks or are on...

4/12/2018

article Connecticut State Delays With Expansion Of Online Gambling
(Connecticut) -- Online gambling could see delays in the state of Connecticut. Tuesday, House Speaker, Joe Aresimowicz said that it wouldn’t be surprising if...

4/2/2018

article Connecticut Lottery Says It’s ‘Ready to Operate Sports Betting’
(Connecticut) -- “The Connecticut Lottery Corporation is ready to operate sports betting,” a representative for the lottery testified on Monday. Today, the...
article Legislators bet on sports and online gambling to increase state revenues
(Connecticut) -- Teaser bets. Parlays. Moneyline. Pools. A Supreme Court decision may soon give Connecticut the option to crack open the world of sports betting —...

3/27/2018

article Connecticut Considering Legal Online Poker And Casino Games
(Connecticut) -- Gamblers in Connecticut may soon be able to jump on the internet and play legal and regulated online poker and casino games. They may even be able to...

3/3/2018

article Connecticut Could Be an Online Poker Contender
(Connecticut) -- Connecticut was not one of the states voted most likely to legalize and regulate online poker in 2018, but that may be changing.

3/27/2017

article Connecticut casino expansion, far from close
(Connecticut) -- Connecticut legislators are far from close to decide wether or not to expand casino gambling in the state to compete with the soon to be open MGM venue...

10/6/2016

article As Casino Effort Plods Along, Hartford Will Offer No Proposal
(Connecticut) -- Anyone waiting breathlessly for the city of Hartford to save itself by pitching a new casino plan in time for the Oct. 15 Mohegan-Mashantucket Pequot...

4/15/2015

article Foxwoods, Mohegan Sun post March declines in slots revenue
(Connecticut) -- Connecticut's two tribal casinos have again reported falling revenue and slot machine bets in March as they vie to open a joint venture elsewhere in...

3/12/2015

article Connecticut Exploring Expanded Gaming; Is Online a Possibility?
(Connecticut) -- With revenues on the decline and competition about to spring forth on their northern and western borders, Connecticut’s two gaming tribes, the...

11/2/2014

article Police talk about problem gambling from their perspective
(Connecticut) -- Plainfield Police Chief Michael Surprenant said his understanding of problem gambling and its connection to crime first "clicked" in the wake...

8/30/2014

article Column: Easy bet for Conn. casinos
(Connecticut) -- Somewhere, far from the blackjack tables, poker parlors, and glittering roulette wheels of Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun, I think something counterintuitive...

5/31/2014

article Online gaming sites boost Foxwoods, Mohegan Sun
(Connecticut) -- At the online version of the Foxwoods Resort Casino, customers can play nearly every game and buy credits that build up reward points for merchandise...
article Online Gaming Sites Boost State’s Casinos
(Connecticut) -- The two biggest tribal-owned casinos in the United States, Foxwoods Resort Casino and Mohegan Sun, have launched websites with online versions of casino...

3/22/2014

article LETTER: Hypocrisy emerges in anti-keno campaign
(Connecticut) -- Being an anti-gambling type, I read the opinion piece headlined "Gambling with lives" by state Sen. Tony Guglielmo (March 16).

3/2/2014

article Connecticut's keno retreat a hopeful step away from gambling expansion
(Connecticut) -- Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and state legislative leaders finally bowed to public pressure this month and began a hasty retreat on keno, the bingo-like...

2/18/2014

article Editorial: Sen. Stillman's good idea: block keno
(Connecticut) -- State Sen. Andrea Stillman, D-Waterford, has introduced legislation that would repeal the legislature's authorization to provide electronic keno...

7/13/2013

article GAMBLING: Legal online sports betting may be on the horizon
(Connecticut) -- Decades ago, the idea of a casino in Connecticut wasn’t on anyone’s radar. But in 1992, Foxwoods opened its doors and, four years later, was...

5/15/2013

article Casinos' slots revenue continues 16-month slide
(Connecticut) -- Slot-machine revenues at the region's casinos declined in April for the 16th consecutive month. Foxwoods Resort Casino, including MGM Grand at Foxwoods...
article Foxwoods, Mohegan Sun slot revenues were down in April
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino reported today that it “won,” or kept, $44.4 million in slot-machine revenue last month, a 10.2 percent decline over April 2012.

5/3/2013

article Connecticut’s Online Horse Betting System Will Not Launch In Time for Kentucky Derby
(Connecticut) -- Saturday is the biggest day of the year in horse racing and despite the efforts of the firm that runs the state’s 15 off-track betting locations,...

12/11/2012

article State Approves Online Betting For Horse Racing, Set To Launch In April
(Connecticut) -- Connecticut has approved online betting run by the operator of 15 off-track horse racing locations, ushering in the era of state-sanctioned Internet...

11/15/2012

article Tribes: If Online Gaming Is Legalized, We Want In
(Connecticut) -- If online gaming is legalized in Connecticut — either by state or federal legislation — both the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes say...

11/13/2012

article Online Gaming In Play Around U.S. – But In Connecticut?
(Connecticut) -- Under the whip of political and economic pressures, the federal government and some states are racing toward legalizing online gambling and, on Tuesday...

10/26/2012

article Researcher warns of children being lured by online gambling at Connecticut conference
(Connecticut) -- Online gambling is making regulation more difficult, luring children to gambling and introducing new types of problem gambling, a British researcher...

10/11/2012

article Mohegan Sun bets on online poker in CT, Pa.
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan Sun says it inked a deal with global gambling-systems giant Bally Technologies for an interactive setup that will allow users to play online...

9/22/2012

article Our View: Online gaming: A difficult question for lawmakers
(Connecticut) -- Delaware Gov. Jack Markell signed legislation in June making his state the first in the nation to legalize online casino gambling.

7/29/2012

article Will the state get a cut of tribal Internet gambling?
(Connecticut) -- There is one thing everyone in the gambling business seems to agree on: legal Internet gambling is coming, and it's going to be big.

4/23/2012

article Foxwoods is Seeking to Enter Online Gambling
(Connecticut) -- The CEO of Foxwoods says casino is seeking to enter online gambling. Is online blackjack going to be the new game at Foxwoods? This well-known casino...

3/5/2012

article Internet gambling will boost youth addiction, researcher says
(Connecticut) -- Internet gambling will increase addiction problems, especially among young people, but Eastern Connecticut casinos stand to make considerable profits in...

2/13/2012

article Connecticut Tribes Shift Focus To Federal Legislation [sub req'd]
(Connecticut) -- Connecticut’s tribal casino operators are betting they will still hit the online gambling jackpot, even after suffering a significant setback in...

2/6/2012

article Tribes: New Vendor Would Break Compact [with POLL]
(Connecticut) -- Online gaming is already happening in Connecticut and elsewhere, as anyone interested in the process already knows. The Mohegan and Mashantucket tribes...

2/5/2012

article Our view: Online gambling rejected
(Connecticut) -- Any expansion of the state’s gambling — either online or the introduction of new games, such as keno — has been rejected by lawmakers...

2/2/2012

article Casinos Look to Move Gambling Online, Lawmakers Unlikely to Legalize It
(Connecticut) -- Representatives of the two Indian casinos told lawmakers Thursday they would welcome an opportunity to provide online gaming, but lawmakers told them...
article Conn. getting ready for Internet gambling
(Connecticut) -- Connecticut has its two casinos and is not looking to increase gambling, but online gaming makes that impossible. Just take a listen to how the man who...
article Dargan: Debate Over Legalizing Online Gambling in Connecticut May Not Happen in 2012
(Connecticut) -- The battle lines have been drawn over whether the state should legalize online gaming but debate over the contentious issue may have to wait for another...
article Lawmaker: Debate Over Legalizing Online Gambling In State Not Likely in 2012
(Connecticut) -- It's looking like the question of legalizing online gambling in Connecticut will not be answered in the state legislative session that begins next...
article Legalized online gambling looking less likely for Connecticut
(Connecticut) -- Despite a recent U.S. Department of Justice opinion that appeared to allow states to roll the dice on Internet gambling, online poker will not be coming...
article Malloy: Passage of online gambling legislation ‘highly unlikely'
(Connecticut) -- It appears that Internet gambling will remain pervasive yet illegal and unregulated in Connecticut for at least another year.
article Tribes say they should run any online gaming within Connecticut
(Connecticut) -- At a hearing this morning before the legislature's Public Safety and Security Committee, tribal officials representing both the state's Indian...
article Tribes: Conn. has unregulated online gambling
(Connecticut) -- The state's two federally recognized Indian tribes warned legislators on Thursday that unregulated online gambling is already happening in...

2/1/2012

article Battle Lines Drawn on Online Gambling
(Connecticut) -- Gov. Dannel P. Malloy maintains it's only a matter of time before online gambling comes to Connecticut but a top legislative Republican says not so...
article McKinney: Laws prohibit online gambling
(Connecticut) -- Senate Minority Leader John McKinney disagrees with the governor over the inevitability of online gambling in Connecticut. McKinney, R-Fairfield, said...
article McKinney: Online Gambling Is Not Coming To CT
(Connecticut) -- Senate Minority Leader John McKinney said Wednesday that online gambling is not coming to Connecticut, calling the governor’s understanding of a U...
article Online gambling has social costs, lawmakers told
(Connecticut) -- If Connecticut legalizes online gambling, it must prepare for the consequences of more addicts stealing and putting stress on their families, lawmakers...
article Online Gambling: Here Already
(Connecticut) -- As the Finance Committee was hearing expert testimony on the pitfalls of online gambling, one of the committee’s younger members demonstrated on...

1/30/2012

article Gaming: Expanding online
(Connecticut) -- At the turn of the year, Governor Malloy voiced his support for a U.S. Department of Justice ruling paving the way for online gaming. A favorite issue...
article Online Gambling Forum Planned
(Connecticut) -- Some local lawmakers have scheduled what they are calling an informational forum on online gaming. State Rep. Stephen Dargan, a Democrat who represents...
article Online Gambling: Here Already
(Connecticut) -- As the Finance Committee was hearing expert testimony on the pitfalls of online gambling, one of the committee’s younger members demonstrated on...

1/27/2012

article State of the States in Online Gambling
(Connecticut) -- Governor Malloy of Connecticut said that it is about time to stop either preaching or debating on the good or the bad effects of legalized gambling.

1/26/2012

article Lawmakers Hedge Bets on Online Gambling
(Connecticut) -- Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is betting that online gambling “is inevitable” in Connecticut and would raise significant revenue for state coffers....

1/24/2012

article OP/ED: Online gambling lucrative, but not best thing for state
(Connecticut) -- Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has done an excellent job taking on Connecticut's huge budget deficit and putting the state on the path to financial stability.

1/23/2012

article In Conn., Tribes Hope To Win Big With Online Poker
(Connecticut) -- Connecticut has two casinos that generate millions of dollars a year for the state. Following a recent change in the interpretation of regulations...

1/16/2012

article OP/ED: Online gambling: a casino in every home
(Connecticut) -- The editors of the Times have it right. The legislators in our state who would be supporters of online gambling and expanding lottery sales options need...

1/14/2012

article Powell: Does state need Indians for Internet gambling?
(Connecticut) -- Education was supposed to be the main focus of the forthcoming session of the General Assembly, but as Gov. Malloy's new concern suggests, maybe the...
article Richard Meehan: State has fully embraced gaming as revenue source
(Connecticut) -- A recent opinion from the Office of Legal Counsel, advisers to the U.S. Attorney General, is paving the way for legalized online gaming.

1/11/2012

article COLUMN: Does state need Indians for Internet gambling?
(Connecticut) -- Education was supposed to be the main focus of the forthcoming session of the General Assembly, but as Governor Malloy's new concern suggests, maybe...
article Local advocate warns of online gambling dangers
(Connecticut) -- Marvin Steinberg is folding his cards, just as Connecticut ups the ante on Internet gambling. Steinberg, the man most credited with bringing the dangers...

1/10/2012

article Connecticut Tribes Eye Intrastate Online Poker [sub req]
(Connecticut) -- As Massachusetts gets ready to roll out a bevy of casinos, neighboring Connecticut is exploring an online counterattack. Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods...
article Is online gambling "inevitable"?
(Connecticut) -- Governor Malloy says internet gambling in Connecticut is inevitable , but top legislative leaders are questioning that. He says it could help to save...
article Malloy, Tribes Talk Over Internet Gambling
(Connecticut) -- If the state moves forward with Internet gambling, at least one of the two Indian tribes believes the state will need to create a new compact to make it...
article New casino revenue pacts with tribes on tap?
(Connecticut) -- The state must reach new agreements with the two Indian tribes that operate casinos in the state before lawmakers can open the door to online gambling,...

1/9/2012

article Concern For Casino Jobs Fuels Malloy's Pursuit Of Online Gambling
(Connecticut) -- The all-out sprint for more gambling is on, with Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signaling he doesn't want Connecticut left at the starting gate.
article Connecticut Tribes Eye Intrastate Online Poker [sub req'd]
(Connecticut) -- As Massachusetts gets ready to roll out a bevy of casinos, neighboring Connecticut is exploring an online counterattack.
article Malloy: State Can't Stop Online Gambling
(Connecticut) -- Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is bristling at the suggestion that he is bringing online gambling to the state. "I think there is a level of...
article Online gambing a bad bet?
(Connecticut) -- The Indian tribe that operates Mohegan Sun Casino in Montville wants a new deal with the state if Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and legislators allow online...

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