MGM Resorts International filed suit against the U.S. Department of Interior on Aug. 7 in an effort to stop Connecticut’s casino-operating Native American tribes from expanding their operations into locations off tribal grounds, the Associated Press reported. It’s just the latest move in a long-running dispute pitting the two tribal casino operators in Connecticut, the Mashantucket.
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MGM is reportedly financing the Schaghticoke tribe to help in its opposition. Both the tribe and MGM have now filed lawsuits claiming it is unlawful to just give the tribes that own Connecticut’s current casinos; the Foxwoods Resort Casino and Mohegan Sun instead of launching a tender to see who should develop a commercial, off-reservation.
HARTFORD - MGM Grand on Thursday offered to more than replace tribal gaming revenue paid to the state with taxes from a casino resort the company would build in Southwestern Connecticut.
Connecticut has its hands full these days as the supreme manager of its casino industry. Las Vegas-based MGM Resorts International said Monday at a press conference that it plans to build a new casino in the state, which would be its 17th casino complex in the U.S. The casino operator, one of the largest of its kind in the world, is also in the middle of building a casino in nearby Springfield.
Bryan Hayes, vice president of analytics and slot operations at Foxwoods Resort Casino, said the Connecticut casino has “made some modifications to the floor,” reducing gambling games to 3,500.
We should all be thankful on Thanksgiving that even though some companies are fleeing Connecticut, at least two want to spend hundreds of millions of their own dollars here, if the government lets them. They are the gambling purveyors, MGM Resorts International and MMCT, the joint venture of the tribes that run Foxwoods Resort and Mohegan Sun casinos. True to the holiday season, they can’t.
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 far from MGM’s new Springfield casino.
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Casino Profile - Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket, Connecticut Foxwoods Resort Casino is owned and operated by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and is located on its reservation in southeastern Connecticut. Foxwoods began in 1986 as a high stakes Bingo parlor. The casino was opened in 1992 offering table games only. In 1993, the Pequots made a deal with the State of Connecticut that.
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Casino operator MGM Resorts International suffered a major setback in its battle against Connecticut tribal operators after an appeals court upheld an earlier ruling that dismissed MGM’s claims of being at a competitive disadvantage in the state. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan has agreed with a Connecticut judge that MGM’s lawsuit against the state had no basis.
HARTFORD, Conn. — A border war between titans in the casino world has escalated, with MGM Resorts International stepping up its opposition to a proposed tribal casino project in Connecticut that.