East Windsor and Eastern Hartford to Submit Proposals for 3rd Connecticut Casino

The sites that are potential Connecticut’s 3rd casino have narrowed to simply two eastern Windsor and eastern Hartford, neighborhood mass media reported.

Windsor Locks, Enfield, and Hartford are additional three possible candidates. But, officials when it comes down to three towns sooner chosen against publishing proposals for the place of the casino, and that’s getting run jointly from the county’s two federally recognized tribes The Mohegans together with Mashantucket Pequots.

The 2 people issued an ask for proposals on October 1. intrigued activities should be able to submit their particular proposals as much as November 6. The Mohegans and the Mashantucket Pequots assured that they’ll rating all solutions and will mention their ultimate decision by which one of the candidates will undoubtedly be selected to host the brand new betting site by December 15.

The two tribes desire to build a latest casino in the north a portion of the state within a bid to blunt competition from MGM Springfield, an $800-million casino hotel, which is slated to open up doorways in Sep 2018. The Mohegans plus the Mashantucket Pequots are planning to introduce their unique place some right time earlier on.

The people has earlier noticed that they would like to carry out their finest to be able to hold casino income around the county’s boundaries also to lessen staff during the two gambling that is existing from shedding their own employment as a result of the competitors from nearby shows. (more…)