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article McEnroe: CT stacks odds against itself on betting
(8/20/2019)
(Connecticut) -- Why can’t we have not-nice things? As other states jump into sports betting, Connecticut lags. I’m going offer you a partial explanation,...
article MORON ALERT: Time To Stop The Un-American Treatment Of MGM In The Constitution State
(8/19/2019)
(Connecticut) -- It was no surprise to hear the news last week that MGM International has filed another lawsuit against someone regarding its efforts to compete in the...
article Casino compromise backed: E. Windsor selectmen support expanding gambling, keeping Tribal Winds
(8/19/2019)
(Connecticut) -- The Board of Selectmen voted unanimously last week to support the Connecticut Jobs and Revenue Act, a bill that would maintain the proposed Tribal Winds...
article Casinos in Connecticut, elsewhere already feeling Encore’s impact
(8/19/2019)
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino and Mohegan Sun posted double-digit declines in slot-machine revenue in July, the first full month of operation for Encore Boston...
article EDITORIAL: Go back to casino Plan A
(8/19/2019)
(Connecticut) -- If there had been a way to do it, 30 years ago, The Day would have liked to see the Native tribes in this region, our neighbors, thrive and flourish...
article Connecticut’s casinos post 13th straight month of declining slots revenue
(8/18/2019)
(Connecticut) -- At a time when the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes were looking to expand operations across the state, their respective casinos each recorded a...
article BLOG: MGM Sues Department of Interior Over Connecticut Casino Plans
(8/18/2019)
(Connecticut) -- Flushdraw continues a busy weekend of interesting updates with a look at the ongoing legal battle concerning the Connecticut land-based casino scene. It...
article Jacobs: Delay in legalizing sports betting in Connecticut a losing proposition
(8/18/2019)
(Connecticut) -- THE LAND OF 169-to-1 ODDS — Permit me to add my voice to the sports betting debacle in Connecticut. Get it done! Get it done now! It’s a...
article Connecticut Slot Revenue Further Slides, Casino Win From Gaming Terminals Down $13.1M
(8/17/2019)
(Connecticut) -- Slot revenue in Connecticut plays a critical role in helping fund the state government, but July marked yet another month where the two tribal casinos...
article OP/ED: Delay in legalizing sports betting in Connecticut a losing proposition
(8/17/2019)
(Connecticut) -- Permit me to add my voice to the sports betting debacle in Connecticut. Get it done! Get it done now! It’s a year too late, but get it done...
article CT’s jobless rate shrinks to 3.6 percent in July
(8/15/2019)
(Connecticut) -- Connecticut’s unemployment rate dropped by slightly to 3.6 percent in July despite the loss of 100 jobs, the Department of Labor reported Thursday.
article Gov. Lamont, place winning bet with tribes. Here’s how.
(8/14/2019)
(Connecticut) -- I bet you two-to-one I can come up with a solution for the state’s gaming quagmire. But first, a few observations. On the issue of gaming and...
article East Windsor to urge support for Tribal Winds
(8/13/2019)
(Connecticut) -- The Board of Selectmen plans to issue a letter to Gov. Ned Lamont this week urging support for the proposed casino in town.
article MGM brands federal approvals as arbitrary and capricious in lawsuit
(8/13/2019)
(Connecticut) -- Full details of MGM Resorts’ legal challenge against federal approval of the joint venture between the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes for...
article Capitol Report: It’s MGM vs the Tribes
(8/11/2019)
(Connecticut) -- Place your bets if you think Tribal Winds Casino will ever become reality! The East Windsor Project is a joint venture by the Mashantucket and Mohegan...
article Colin McEnroe: CT stacks odds against itself on betting
(8/11/2019)
(Connecticut) -- Why can’t we have not-nice things? As other states jump into sports betting, Connecticut lags. I’m going offer you a partial explanation,...
article East Windsor Official Doesn't Think Gov. Lamont Will Derail Planned Casino
(8/10/2019)
(Connecticut) -- An official in East Windsor, Connecticut, said he thinks a proposed casino in his town is on track, despite reported efforts by Governor Ned Lamont to...
article Capitol Week in Review: Will Connecticut ever get a third casino?
(8/9/2019)
(Connecticut) -- The complicated issue of expanded gambling in Connecticut took another turn Wednesday when MGM Resorts International sued the federal government over...
article MGM’s lawsuit raises the stakes in Connecticut casino battle
(8/9/2019)
(Connecticut) -- MGM Resorts has upped the ante in its bet on New England’s gambling market with a federal lawsuit to stop a rival from opening in Connecticut, not...
article MGM Sues Over Federal OK for Third CT Tribal Casino
(8/8/2019)
(Connecticut) -- MGM Resorts filed a lawsuit Wednesday challenging the federal approval of a deal that would allow Connecticut’s two Indian tribes to open a third...
article MGM Sues to Block Deal Allowing Indian Casinos on Nontribal Connecticut Land
(8/8/2019)
(Connecticut) -- The casino wars flared anew in Connecticut Wednesday after gambling behemoth MGM, backed by attorneys at Covington & Burling, accused the Department...
article MGM Sues To Stop Connecticut From Awarding Commercial Casino Bids To Tribe
(8/8/2019)
(Connecticut) -- MGM Resorts International is continuing to fight tribal gaming expansion in Connecticut, this time with a lawsuit against the federal government. Ever...
article OP/ED: Connecticut shouldn't forfeit gambling policy to tribes
(8/8/2019)
(Connecticut) -- With ideas for more gambling in Connecticut, Gov. Ned Lamont and some state legislators seem to want to sell the state back to the Indians, or, really,...
article Senator Osten: If Lamont wants jobs, he should back casino bill
(8/8/2019)
(Connecticut) -- TV viewers in Connecticut were treated last week to a new commercial for Encore Boston Harbor, Steve Wynn’s new $2.6 billion resort and casino on...
article Dan Haar: MGM files federal lawsuit over tribes’ casino approval
(8/7/2019)
(Connecticut) -- Everyone watching the slow-motion policy wreck of gaming expansion in Connecticut knew MGM would sooner or later file a lawsuit over the Native American...
article MGM Accuses Feds of Giving Casino Monopoly to Tribes
(8/7/2019)
(Connecticut) -- Casino giant MGM filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday claiming that two Native American tribes got an effective monopoly on gambling in Connecticut through...
article MGM Escalates Connecticut Casino Dispute To Federal Court
(8/7/2019)
(Connecticut) -- The fight for a stake in the Connecticut casino market has led MGM to a federal courthouse in the nation’s capital. The company filed suit against...
article MGM leaps back into Connecticut casino fight with new lawsuit
(8/7/2019)
(Connecticut) -- After a week on the sidelines, MGM Resorts International jumped back into Connecticut’s casino fray Wednesday, lodging a new lawsuit over the U.S...
article MGM Resorts sues Interior Department over decision to allow Connecticut tribes to operate an East Windsor casino
(8/7/2019)
(Connecticut) -- The battle over expanded gambling in Connecticut took a new turn Wednesday when MGM Resorts sued the U.S. Interior Department, accusing it of approving...
article MGM Sues Over Federal Approval of Connecticut Tribal Casino Deal
(8/7/2019)
(Connecticut) -- Casino developer MGM has filed a lawsuit challenging the federal approval of a deal that would allow Connecticut’s two Indian tribes to open a third...
article MGM suit takes new tact to blocking tribes
(8/7/2019)
(Connecticut) -- MGM Resorts International sued the Department of the Interior on Wednesday in a fresh bid to bar tribal competitors in Connecticut from constructing an...
article Connecticut tribes to Gov. Lamont: Thanks, but no thanks
(8/7/2019)
(Connecticut) -- Ned Lamont, the governor of Connecticut, isn’t opposed to a new casino property being run jointly by the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes,...
article MORON ALERT: Connecticut needn't forfeit gambling policy to Indians
(8/7/2019)
(Connecticut) -- With ideas for more gambling in Connecticut, Governor Lamont and some state legislators seem to want to sell the state back to the Indians, or, really,...
article All gaming options on the table
(8/6/2019)
(Connecticut) -- Amid news reports Monday that Gov. Ned Lamont is entertaining a proposal to establish gambling operations in Hartford’s XL Center if the state...
34 Total Articles on this Issue

MGM Springfield

article MGM Springfield Didn’t Anticipate Customer Loyalty to Connecticut Tribal Casinos
(8/20/2019)
(Connecticut) -- Among other first year snafus, officials at MGM Springfield didn’t expect Connecticut gamblers to remain so loyal to the two casinos in their home...
1 Article on this Issue

Marijuana & Hemp

article New report shows recreational marijuana revenue volatile in many states
(8/19/2019)
(Connecticut) -- While Connecticut opted not to legalize and tax recreational marijuana sales this year, many lawmakers saw the pot market as a revenue source that could...
1 Article on this Issue

Illinois Gaming

article LETTERS: Powell shouldn't get attacked
(8/17/2019)
(Connecticut) -- It’s unfortunate that Chris Powell once again rears his head to spout his ill-informed, hate-filled rhetoric. Being offensive isn’t new for...
1 Article on this Issue

Bridgeport Casino

article OP/ED: Bridgeport can learn from Springfield's revitalization
(8/16/2019)
(Connecticut) -- To the world outside its borders, Bridgeport doesn’t have a sterling reputation. On those rare occasions when it’s referenced in popular...
1 Article on this Issue

Foxwoods

article Foxwoods partnering with Thompson Motor Speedway through 2021
(8/14/2019)
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino announced Wednesday a new three-year partnership with Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park, home of the first purpose-built road...
article Blackjack dealer charged with overpaying patrons avoids jail
(8/9/2019)
(Connecticut) -- A former blackjack dealer at a Connecticut casino who authorities say overpaid players by $18,000 won't get prison time. The Day reports that 47-...
article Former Foxwoods Dealer Stays Out of Prison after Confessing Blackjack Scheme
(8/9/2019)
(Connecticut) -- An ex-dealer at Foxwoods Resort Casino avoided spending any time in Connecticut prison despite admitting the theft of about $18,000 largely by...
article Foxwoods Resort Casino unveils Rainmaker Casino
(8/9/2019)
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino, in keeping with its reputation as the premier resort destination in the Northeast, recently announced the opening of the cutting...
article Judge Suspends Prison Time For Former Foxwoods Dealer
(8/8/2019)
(Connecticut) -- The Day reported that Alysia OLeary, 47, the former Foxwoods casino tables games dealer who authorities said overpaid players, will not go to prison....
article No prison for former Foxwoods casino dealer who overpaid patrons
(8/7/2019)
(Connecticut) -- A former table games dealer for Foxwoods Resort Casino who pleaded guilty to overpaying players by $18,000 received a suspended prison sentence and five...
6 Total Articles on this Issue

Mohegan Sun

article Nickelback, getting more metal with age, playing Mohegan Sun
(8/14/2019)
(Connecticut) -- Success always comes at a cost. There are people lurking out there who want to snipe at artists for being popular. Canadian radio rockers Nickelback...
article Edited Transcript of Q3 FY19 Mohegan Earnings Call
(8/9/2019)
(Connecticut) -- An edited Transcript of Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment earnings conference call or presentation Thursday, August 8, 2019.
article Mohegan financials lack sparkle but remain in-line with expectations
(8/8/2019)
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment has posted operating results for its third fiscal quarter ended June 30, 2019, showing net revenue up against a...
article Mohegan Sun’s 3Q profits fall 21% amid declining gaming revenues
(8/8/2019)
(Connecticut) -- The tribal operator of Mohegan Sun on Thursday said its Connecticut casino posted a 21 percent decline in third-quarter profits thanks to declining...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

Mohegan Tribe

article Mohegan Tribe holds Wigwam Festival Saturday and Sunday
(8/14/2019)
(Connecticut) -- The Mohegan Tribe holds its Wigwam Festival this weekend, and the public is invited.
1 Article on this Issue

Mashantucket Pequot

article Check Out Schemizun, A Native American Pow Wow
(8/12/2019)
(Connecticut) -- Looking for a fun family activity where your kids will actually learn something and have a great time? How about attending a real Native American Pow...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

article New England Patriots Extend Tom Brady Contract as Super Bowl Favorites Seek to Continue Dynasty
(8/5/2019)
(Connecticut) -- Tom Brady has won six Super Bowls, been named Super Bowl MVP four times, NFL MVP three times, and has been a Pro Bowl selection 14 times. However, the...
article Lady Antebellum will play at Mohegan Sun
(8/2/2019)
(Connecticut) -- Lady Antebellum, an American country music group formed in Nashville, Tennessee in 2006, will be playing at the Mohegan sun Arena in Uncasville on...
article Three Native American women are changing the narrative at Yale's School of Architecture
(7/29/2019)
(Connecticut) -- Architectural Digest recently covered the story of three indigenous women currently enrolled in three different architecture programs at Yale University...
article Cousteau’s granddaughter to show film in New Canaan
(7/19/2019)
(Connecticut) -- Céline Cousteau — filmmaker, environmentalist and granddaughter of the legendary Jacques Cousteau — will host an exclusive free screening of...
article No escaping the past: New escape room teaches Connecticut’s native history
(6/30/2019)
(Connecticut) -- Griffin Kalin has a very particular set of skills. They were passed on in childhood from his parents, who own a business recreating the material culture...
article Legal bills in CMEEC Kentucky Derby indictments $500K; insurance company refuses to pay
(6/30/2019)
(Connecticut) -- An insurance company has refused to pay the legal fees of the five former utility cooperative officials indicted on federal corruption charges. The...
article Sportech Venues Secures Exclusive Off-Track Betting License Protections
(6/28/2019)
(Connecticut) -- Sportech Venues, Inc., a division of Sportech PLC, announced that the Connecticut State Budget signed by Governor Lamont on June 26, 2019 included...
article Mike Anthony: No reason not to change high school nicknames that are offensive or derogatory
(6/18/2019)
(Connecticut) -- I see schools with derogatory nicknames and racist mascots trudge through the slow process of considering change and I have just one question.
article Mohegan Sun takes over Canadian Casino
(6/12/2019)
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment (MGE), owner, developer and manager of awe-inspiring integrated entertainment resorts (IER) throughout the United...
article State budget could boost casino revenue sharing for Montville, Ledyard, Norwich
(6/4/2019)
(Connecticut) -- The $43 billion two-year budget adopted by the state House of Representatives this week would provide a half-million-dollar boost to Montville, Ledyard...
article A French and Indian War battle inside the walls of an old home
(5/19/2019)
(Connecticut) -- Steve Bielitz was busy removing old plaster and nails seeking the original wooden frame of a 17th-century home in East Hartford when something behind...
article Native American student Alanna Pyke is thankful for the places of belonging at Yale
(5/16/2019)
(Connecticut) -- “Community” is the word graduating senior Alanna Pyke utters most often when reflecting on her time at Yale. “What I really came to value here is a...
article Setting Limits to Stop the Gambling Epidemic
(4/18/2019)
(Connecticut) -- UConn Today sat down with UConn School of Medicine’s Thomas F. Babor, addiction researcher and professor in the Department of Community Medicine....
article Why Do None of My Professors Look Like Me?
(4/15/2019)
(Connecticut) -- In 2009, 308 years after Yale was founded, Dr. Ned Blackhawk became the first tenured Native American professor at Yale College in the Department of...
article In its sixth year, Native community thrives
(4/11/2019)
(Connecticut) -- Every Thursday, students gather in the kitchen of the Native American Cultural Center for “Baking and Bonding,” what NACC Director Kelly Fayard called...
article 17th-century Massacre in Connecticut was New England’s ‘Jamestown’
(4/4/2019)
(Connecticut) -- A violent conflict between English colonists and Native Americans almost 400 years ago grew into a war that ended with the near extermination of an...
article This 17th-Century Massacre in Connecticut was New England's 'Jamestown'
(4/3/2019)
(Connecticut) -- A violent conflict between English colonists and Native Americans almost 400 years ago grew into a war that ended with the near extermination of an...
article Kinsale Hueston ’22 B.A. uses poetry to explore her Native identity
(3/25/2019)
(Connecticut) -- Her grandmother is a recurring figure in Kinsale Hueston’s poetry. In “squashblossom,” the narrator kisses her departed grandmother...
article East Windsor casino receives federal approval, tribes say they will begin construction
(3/21/2019)
(Connecticut) -- A long-awaited tribal casino in East Windsor has been approved by the federal government, paving the way for its construction after a long-running...
article Interior drops casino roadblock at center of Zinke lawsuit
(3/21/2019)
(Connecticut) -- The Interior Department has dropped its opposition to a new tribal casino in Connecticut, a decision that effectively nullifies a lawsuit that alleged...

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