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Wheeling and Dealing in Hartford

Some urban Democrats are seeking a companion bill with sweeteners, such a “boutique casino” in Hartford and slot machines in Bridgeport, New Haven and Waterbury.

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House Wants Tribes to Pay Licensing Fee

The Senate has voted to authorize the Pequot and Mohegan tribes to develop an off-reservation casino in East Windsor. House leaders are saying that they will go along only if the tribes pay a licensing fee for the exclusive right to expand casino gambling in Connecticut.
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Tribes win Casino Fight in Senate

The Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes won the first half of their home-court fight with MGM Resorts International over the rights to gaming expansion in Connecticut as the Senate voted 24-12 early Wednesday for a bill authorizing the tribes to jointly develop the state’s first casino off tribal lands.

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