The Mohegan and Mashantucket tribes of Connecticut (MMCT) formally signed a development agreement with the city of East Windsor on Thursday.
Connecticut AG George Jespen happens to be expected to deliver an impression on the legality regarding the state’s satellite casino and also on the likelihood that MGM will win its lawsuit to block it.
Town is situated just 13 miles south associated with the MGM Springfield, currently under construction across the border in Massachusetts, and the tribes wish that the existence of a satellite casino on the edge shall blunt MGM’s competitive edge and protect Connecticut jobs.
‘I’m right here to tell you the sky is blue,’ said Mohegan Chairman Kevin Brown while the deal had been signed. ‘Tomorrow, MGM will tell you all the stuff we told you today are not the case and also the sky is purple,’ he added, referring to the aggressive public relations campaign the casino giant has launched against the process.
‘MGM will do if it means crippling a celebrated Connecticut industry,’ agreed Mashantucket Pequot Chairman Rodney Butler whatever they can to generate whatever shareholder revenue they can, even. ‘They would love to see us give up alternatively of fighting back. But we’re not planning to do that.’
While East Windsor celebrates beating its neighbors in the selection process and relishes the prospect of a $3 million payment that is ini Read more