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Entries from December 12th, 2017

Tribes To State: Slot Us In For Bridgeport Casino Action, MGM: We Have Best Site

December 6th, 2017 · 9 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events

It’s about time, right? Pushed by MGM’s Bridgeport positioning, Connecticut’s two tribal nations say they now want to be part of a casino discussion in the city. In a letter to state legislative leaders, Rodney Butler, chairman of  the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and Kevin Brown, chairman of the Mohegan Tribe write “Over the past […]

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Strategic Rays–Mohegan Sun Signs Exclusive Partnership With Webster Bank Arena

December 6th, 2017 · 8 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events

The positioning and moving parts seem more intriguing every day. Mohegan Sun announced on Wednesday an exclusive three-year partnership agreement with the city-owned Webster Bank Arena that involves concerts, sporting events and sponsorships. It is effective immediately. This announcement comes with the backdrop of an adjacent warm-weather amphitheater operated by a partnership of sports-entrepreneur Howard […]

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MGM CEO: I Want To Plant Our Flag In Bridgeport

December 6th, 2017 · 4 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

Jim Murren, the CEO of MGM, was back in the area Tuesday night stressing his Bridgeport roots in urging the business community to lobby state legislative support of a $675 million waterfront casino in the city to capture the Fairfield County and New York markets.

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Help Tom Wade Keep His Benefits

December 6th, 2017 · 7 Comments · News and Events

From Meredith Guinness, Bridgeport Daily Voice: Friends are rallying around a beloved Central High School teacher who recently learned that state budget changes might make it impossible for him to work or to continue his normal lifestyle.

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