Connecticut Senate Approves New Casino, MGM Vows Vengeance

The Connecticut House of Representatives passed a bill last Wednesday that authorizes the state’s two gaming tribes, the Mashantucket Pequots and Mohegans, to build a $300 million satellite casino in East Windsor. The bill previously passed the Senate in May. Continue reading Connecticut Senate Approves New Casino, MGM Vows Vengeance

CT Governor, Senate Pick Sides In East Windsor Casino Battle

The bill allowing for a third Connecticut casino in East Windsor is through the state Senate. Do not expect it to get through the House any time soon though. The bill is also dealing with a new opponent. In addition Continue reading CT Governor, Senate Pick Sides In East Windsor Casino Battle

Casinos, Mayor Tell Massachusetts To Take It Easier On Convicts

Casino employees undergo an intense amount of scrutiny. Gaming commissions vet high-level casino executives. Casinos subject just about any gaming employee to drug tests and background checks too. In other words, the industry takes extreme measures to ensure safety and Continue reading Casinos, Mayor Tell Massachusetts To Take It Easier On Convicts

Hope Quickly Fading For MA Online Gambling And Lottery This Year

When the year began, Massachusetts seemed to be one of the states most likely to advance online gambling or online lottery legislation. The year is not even halfway over, but the word from Boston is both causes are almost certainly Continue reading Hope Quickly Fading For MA Online Gambling And Lottery This Year

Battle Between Connecticut Tribes And MGM Gets Ugly With New Ad

The contentious battle between Connecticut tribes and MGM Resorts is heating up. Shortly after workers from the two tribal-owned Connecticut casinos met with lawmakers last week, the tribes unveiled a new video criticizing MGM as a business. Attack ad features Continue reading Battle Between Connecticut Tribes And MGM Gets Ugly With New Ad

CT Casino Employees Converge On Hartford To Talk MGM Springfield Competition

While MGM Resorts continues construction on its $950 million casino resort in Springfield, MA, the company keeps fighting a legal battle in neighboring Connecticut. Tribal casinos in CT and MGM continue to spar about a proposed tribal casino in East Continue reading CT Casino Employees Converge On Hartford To Talk MGM Springfield Competition

MGM Reveals New Details About Forthcoming Springfield Casino

Executives representing the forthcoming MGM Springfield Casino provided some specifics for the new nearly billion-dollar property at the latest City Council meeting on April 24. Thanks to a round of questions from local lawmakers, the casino company tipped its hand Continue reading MGM Reveals New Details About Forthcoming Springfield Casino

California iGaming Week in Review: US iGaming Forum and PPA Fights Back

It’s been a fairly quiet week on the California iGaming front, but don’t let this fool you into thinking the debate is fizzling, or that the two bills that have been introduced in the state assembly and state senate are Continue reading California iGaming Week in Review: US iGaming Forum and PPA Fights Back

California iGaming Week in Review: Restored Hope For PokerStars

The battle for California online poker continues to rage on as PokerStars and their allies (the Morongo Band of Mission Indians, the Commerce Casino, the Bicycle Casino, and Hawaiian Gardens) continue to make their case for inclusion while their opponents Continue reading California iGaming Week in Review: Restored Hope For PokerStars

California iGaming Week in Review: PokerStars Rumors Escalate, Feinstein Backs Adelson

Online poker talk in California and across the country is no longer a subject only discussed at the kid’s table, this topic is now hotly debated at the adult’s table. Consider that not that long ago the introduction of online Continue reading California iGaming Week in Review: PokerStars Rumors Escalate, Feinstein Backs Adelson