Dr. Clyde Barrow & the Proposed Bridgeport Casino

Attorney General George Jepsen has advised Connecticut legislators to test the market for opening Connecticut to commercial casinos. He seems to think it wouldn't jeopardize $260 million in slots revenue the state expects to collect this year under the exclusive deal with the tribal owners of Foxwoods Resort Casino and the Mohegan Sun. But this … Continue reading Dr. Clyde Barrow & the Proposed Bridgeport Casino

CT Should Try the “Massachusetts Model for Casino Expansion”

In a previous post, I suggested what was, at the time, a rediculous suggestion on casino expansion in CT.  It was based on how things eventually turned out in Massachusetts.  But it doesn’t seem so far fetched now.  Matter of fact, the latest CT legislature bill resembles my silly suggestion. Let's call it the “Massachusetts … Continue reading CT Should Try the “Massachusetts Model for Casino Expansion”

Connecticut’s Casino Expansion – Links For A Look Back

The Casino Expansion in Connecticut is about to continue, along with MGM's opposition.  Before tomorrow's post about the third CT casino, here are some previous posts concerning the last two years of expansion, and MGM Springfield. Springfield, Mass Future Betting on MGM - An $800 million plan straddling a downtown and South End neighborhoods is what Springfield, … Continue reading Connecticut’s Casino Expansion – Links For A Look Back