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Legislators Open To Expanding Gambling

Legislators Open To Expanding Gambling

Several key legislators who oversee gambling in Connecticut said they are open to expanding gambling, with one saying Monday that there could be three new venues. Lawmakers and representatives of the Mohegan and Mashantucket Pequot tribes, which run Connecticut's two casinos, are gathering at the state Capitol complex at 11:30 a.m. to make what they call "a major announcement concerning jobs and the future of gaming in Connecticut." Sen. Tim Larson, D-East Hartford, who oversees gambling as co-chairman of the legislature's public safety and security committee, said on Monday, "If we keep on letting our border states erode this base, ultimately we're going to...

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