Saturday, April 13, 2024

Tag: tribes

MGM holds Bridgeport symposium, tribes unimpressed

MGM, Bridgeport, symposium, tribes, unimpressed
MGM has held an educational symposium in order to answer questions over its much-mooted casino project for Bridgeport. This however, has been widely denounced by competitors as a shameless publicity stunt designed to increase the visibility of the company’s plans. A legislative proposal has recently been tabled in Connecticut that if passed would see the opening of a competitive bidding...

Connecticut tribes in line for sports betting exclusivity

Connecticut, tribes, sports betting, exclusivity
A gambling bill that would allow Connecticut’s two tribal casinos to operate sports betting has been submitted to the state Senate. Author of the bipartisan bill, senator Cathy Osten commented the state is already playing catch up with surrounding markets after failing to pass a similar bill in the last legislative session. “Connecticut needs to play catch-up with surrounding states if...

Sales tax not without our say so, say North Dakota tribes

North Dakota Tribes, Tax
Prominent North Dakota tribal leaders are opposing draft legislation permitting them to level the state’s sales tax - on the grounds that tribal casinos would not be exempt. An attempt to bring North Dakota’s American Indian reservations into the state’s taxation framework is being resisted by leading tribal representatives - who protest that the draft legislation should exempt their casinos. A...

Connecticut casino plot thickens as tribes refuse to name construction date

ICR - East Windsor tribes win Connecticut
The tribes responsible for a joint venture casino project in northern Connecticut are refusing to commit to a construction commencement date whilst MGM is forging ahead with its competing commercial projects both in, and out, of the state. With the East Windsor MMCT project coming out on top in Connecticut’s bid for a third casino property it would have seemed...