Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed documents Thursday amending the gambling agreements with Connecticut's two Indian tribes, bringing the state closer to a third casino in East Windsor.
The agreements with the tribal owners of Foxwoods Resort Casino and Mohegan Sun give the tribes exclusive right to operate slot machines in return for the state getting a 25 percent cut of slot revenue each month.
The amendments were needed to make it clear that the state's gambling arrangement with the tribes has not changed now that the Mashantucket Pequots and Mohegans have won legislative approval to jointly run a third casino.
The amendments must now be approved by state lawmakers and...