The Mohegan and Mashantucket tribes of Connecticut (MMCT) formally signed a development agreement because of the town of East Windsor on Thursday.
Connecticut AG George Jespen was asked to supply an impression regarding the legality of the state’s satellite casino and additionally in the likelihood that MGM will win its lawsuit to block it.
The town can be found just 13 miles south associated with the MGM Springfield, currently under construction across the border in Massachusetts, and the tribes hope that the presence of a satellite casino in the border will blunt MGM’s competitive edge and protect Connecticut jobs.
‘I’m here to let you know the sky is blue,’ said Mohegan Chairman Kevin Brown because the deal had been signed. ‘Tomorrow, MGM will inform you all the stuff we told you today are incorrect while the sky is purple,’ he added, referring to the aggressive pr 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 provide up alternatively of fighting back. But we’re perhaps not going to do that.’
While East Windsor celebrates beating its next-door neighbors in the selection process and relishes the prospect of the $3 million initial paymen Continuer la lecture