gambling

Charles Krupa / AP

Connecticut’s gaming industry is expected to lose a big pot of money this week when MGM opens a resort in Springfield, Massachusetts, on Friday. The state is bracing for a drop in tax revenue, not just from Springfield, but from other resorts also opening soon.

John Locher / AP

Connecticut House Majority Leader Matthew Ritter says state lawmakers have been anticipating that the U.S. Supreme Court would strike down a federal law barring sports gambling, as it did on Monday.

The Hartford Democrat says lawmakers have been working on a bill that would create a statewide structure for sports betting.

“There is a revenue potential for the state. And so I think we want to look at these options and make sure that Connecticut is a leader in promulgating responsible yet revenue-producing sports gaming.” 

Bill Would Make Way For More Casinos In Connecticut

Mar 15, 2018
Jessica Hill / AP

The Connecticut legislature’s Public Safety Committee will hear testimony Thursday morning about a bill to allow more casinos in the state.

Jessica Hill / AP

Mohegan Sun has signed a three-year deal to partner with Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Connecticut, to work together on concerts, sporting events and sponsorships.

Jessica Hill / AP

Connecticut Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff says he’s against a proposal to build an MGM Resorts casino in Bridgeport.

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