Lawmakers roll out open-bidding bill for a Bridgeport casino

By Kaitlyn Krasselt , | Connecticut Post |
Thursday, January 31, 2019

Lawmakers led by the Bridgeport delegation introduced a bill Thursday to form a Connecticut Gaming Commission and create competitive bidding for a resort-casino license, formally launching this year’s fight in one of the state’s most divisive issues.

Though Bridgeport is not explicitly mentioned in the bill, it will be the battleground as MGM Resorts International, a backer of the bill, has fought for years for the right to build a $675 million casino on the harbor in the state’s largest city.

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