Mashantucket Pequot

  • Tribes get thumbs up from feds on 3rd casino

    HARTFORD, Conn. – The special act giving exclusive rights to build a third casino to two federally-recognized Indian tribes would not violate any exclusivity arrangement they have in their gaming agreement with Connecticut or the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act, according to the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

  • Schaghticoke chief says tribe will continue casino pursuit

    HARTFORD, Conn. – Schaghitcoke Tribal Nation Chief Richard Velky is troubled by media reports regarding Secretary of the State Denise Merrill’s rejection of the tribe’s new business registration. The Schaghticoke Tribal Nation applied for limited liability corporation status under Special Act 15-7, which allowed the Mohegan Tribal Nation and the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation to…

  • Tribes accept five casino proposals from four towns

    HARTFORD, Conn. – The deadline for towns or other entities to submit their casino proposals to the state’s two federally recognized Indian tribes has come and gone. On Friday afternoon the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes, which have teamed up to open a casino in the Hartford region, said they have received a total of…

  • State, tribes ink keno revenue share

    HARTFORD, Conn. – It’s official. The state reached an agreement Tuesday with two federally recognized Indian tribes that allows the Connecticut Lottery Corporation to begin offering keno this year.