Issuing his first public comments about a controversial proposed casino site, Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy stated he’s ready to help an agenda that enables hawaii’s two casino that is tribal to jointly run a 3rd.
Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy is content letting the state’s gaming tribes build a 3rd casino, but only when necessary legislation doesn’t rejigger revenue-sharing agreements with the state.
In an interview using the Connecticut Mirror on Friday, Malloy said the only realistic route casino expansion could simply take would be the option that is tribal. But he did express caveats, emphasizing he wouldn’t normally sign off on any piece of legislation which may jeopardize the revenue-sharing agreement with their state.
‘If I might help the legislature focus, it’s would you like to work with all the two tribal nations that employ thousands of individuals inside our state?’ he asked. ‘in the event that’s everything you’re trying doing to aid secure those jobs and that base, then there is one road to go down.
He also rejected the idea of opening the bidding up to commercial gambling enterprises, aware that such a bid on a license to start a casino in East Windsor would just be a defensive move by MGM, trying to safeguard the route to their $950 million casino resort in Springfield, Massachusetts, 13 miles up the trail along Interstate 91.
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