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Connecticut Tribal Casino Backer Continues Support

News Brief: The founder of the Subway sandwich chain, who has millions already invested in the Schaghticoke Tribal Nation, say he would continue to back the tribe as it acquires new land and plans for construction of a casino.

Connecticut Anti-Casino Groups Still Vigilant

News Brief: The Connecticut Alliance Against Casino Expansion say that their fight is far from over and plan to continue their battle again gambling expansion on a statewide and federal level.

Connecticut Casinos Aim to Hold onto Market

News Brief: As more slot machines, video lottery terminals and perhaps even new Indian casinos come to states surrounding Connecticut, Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun are taking every step to make sure that they preserve their lock on the market.

Connecticut Senator Wants End to Casino Worker Shuttle

News Brief: A Connecticut senator is seeking to eliminate a grant program that helps Hartford-area workers commute to jobs at Foxwoods Resort Casino and Mohegan Sun, arguing it violates a state labor law.

Danbury, Connecticut, Proposed as Casino Site

News Brief: With good road access and proximity to a large city, Danbury is seen as a good spot for a new casino.

Connecticut Casinos Reports Slot Record

News Brief: Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods Resort Casino officials reported record slot machine handles in January despite bitter cold weather.

Casino Proposal Brings Traffic Concerns

News Brief: The likelihood of Connecticut's hosting another Indian casino has many officials in the Nutmeg State cringing and local residents peering anxiously over the border.

Connecticut Tribes Face Opposition

News Brief: The two tribes most likely to enter Connecticut's gaming market next are going about their business as an anti-casino road show works its way through western Connecticut and lawmakers renew their calls to reform the federal recognition process.

Subway Founder Revealed as Tribal Casino Supporter

News Brief: Subway restaurant founder Frederick A. DeLuca revealed Thursday that he has backed the Schaghticoke Tribal Nation since 1996 with hopes of helping it to build a casino resort in Bridgeport, Connecticut.

New Connecticut Gambling Impact Study Proposed

News Brief: State Rep. Andrea L. Stillman is proposing an allocation of $500,000 for a gambling impact study in 2005.

Casino Neighbors Warn of Problems

News Brief: Officials from towns near Mohegan Sun, Foxwoods talk at forum in Danbury, Connecticut.

Casino Drops Signature Jingle

The wonder of it all apparently isn't so wondrous anymore.

Connecticut Leaders Renew Effort to Block Tribal Casino

News Brief: Elected leaders from across Connecticut assembled in Danbury to renew their effort to block a small band of Indians from opening a casino in western Connecticut.

Mohegan Sun Scores Big By Hosting Davis Cup

News Brief: How do you convert the Mohegan Sun Arena into a top-notch tennis court worthy of world-class play?

Connecticut Tribal Ruling Prompts Protests

News Brief: Some northern Connecticut political leaders and residents are dismayed by the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs’ ruling to formally recognized the Schaghticoke Tribal Nation.

Autotote Ready to Launch Connecticut Channel

News Brief: Autotote's long-awaited racing channel is set to debut Feb. 4 in southern Connecticut, and officials said it's only the first step toward a 12-hour-a-day production.

Connecticut Tribes Look to Expand

News Brief: Connecticut's tribes are now looking to bankroll other Native American gaming ventures across New England and the country in a significant move to expand.

Report: Rhode Island, Massachusetts Gamblers Drop $1.1 Billion in Connecticut

News Brief: Gamblers from Rhode Island and Massachusetts drop more than $1.1 billion dollars each year at the Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun casinos in Connecticut, according to a new study.

Casinos Keep Adding New Entertainment

News Brief: The American Indian operators of Connecticut's two casinos find themselves at different stages of development as 2004 gets underway.

Tribe's Decision Could Change Gambling in Connecticut

News Brief: A year after a federal ruling hurt the Schaghticoke Tribal Nation’s plans to earn recognition and build a casino, a new decision could set the direction for western Connecticut, according to the mayor of Danbury, Connecticut.

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