Issuing his first general public comments about a controversial proposed casino site, Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy said he’s prepared to support an agenda which allows their state’s two casino that is tribal to jointly run a third.
Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy is content letting the state’s video gaming tribes develop a 3rd casino, but as long as necessary legislation doesn’t rejigger revenue-sharing agreements with the state.
In an interview with all the Connecticut Mirror on Friday, Malloy said the sole realistic route casino expansion could just take would be the option that is tribal. But he did express caveats, emphasizing he will never sign off on any piece of legislation that may jeopardize the revenue-sharing agreement with hawaii.
‘If we can help the legislature focus, it’s do you wish to work using the two tribal nations that use hundreds of thousands of men and women within our state?’ he asked. ‘If that’s what you’re attempting to do to help secure those jobs and that base, then there is one road to drop.
He also rejected the concept of opening the bidding as much as commercial gambling enterprises, aware that such a bid on a license to start a casino in East Windsor would only be a defensive move by MGM, trying to protect the approach to their $950 million casino resort in Springfield, Massachusetts, 13 kilometers up the street along Interstate 91.
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