Free-Play Blackjack
Free-Play Table Games
Free-Play Slots
Free-Play Poker
Free-Play Video Poker
500 Nations Casino

Table Games

CT Tribes Push for Three More Casinos

#1 Casino Choice of U.S. Players
Blackjack • Slots • Table Games • Live Dealer • Video Poker
0 $3,000 Casino Welcome Bonus!
0 $3,750 Crypto Welcome Bonus!  BOVADA CASINO
March 17, 2015

The Connecticut tribes that operate casinos are worried about the future competition from a future Massachusetts casino. The economic impact could dramatically affect the tribes. The new $800 million Springfield casino is scheduled to open in 2017.

On Tuesday a meeting was held by the public safety committee. Representatives from both the Mohegan Tribe and the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation were present. Lawmakers were made aware of the concerns by both tribes over the potential of job loss. As well as the state loosing tax money from lower casino revenue.

Connecticut receives 25 percent of slot machine revenue. 18,000 people work for both Foxwoods Resorts Casino and the Mohegan Sun Casino.

The tribes would like to build three additional casinos to stay competitive.

It is unclear if Governor Dannel Malloy would be in support of new casinos.

Return to Connecticut Casinos.

Disclaimer: All images are copyright to their respective owners and are used by 500 Nations for informational purposes only.

500 Nations is an independent directory and information service free of any gaming operator's control and not affiliated with any casino.
Warning: You must ensure you meet all age and other regulatory requirements before entering a casino or placing a wager. There are hundreds of jurisdictions in the world with Internet access and hundreds of different games and gambling opportunities available on the Internet. Do not assume that Internet gaming sites are in compliance with the rules and regulations of every jurisdiction from which they accept players. YOU are responsible for determining if it is legal for YOU to play any particular game or place any particular wager under the laws of the jurisdiction where you are located.