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Connecticut Tribes Fire Back At MGM In Casino Battle

Connecticut Tribes Fire Back At MGM In Casino Battle

The tribes that operate the Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun casinos fired back Thursday at the MGM president, who vowed to block construction of a Hartford-area gambling venue that would compete with MGM's Springfield casino. Mohegan Tribe Chairman Kevin Brown and Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation Chairman Rodney Butler issued a joint statement, after MGM Resorts International president William Hornbuckle launched the volley at Connecticut in a Bloomberg News story Wednesday. Brown and Butler said Connecticut shouldn't be surprised by Hornbuckle's threat because MGM has consistently stated it would target Connecticut residents. "Simply, this is about siphoning revenues...

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