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In the early hours of Wednesday morning, the Connecticut House of Representatives passed a package of bills that would ultimately allow a third casino to be built in East Windsor. The Connecticut Mirror reports that the bill passed in a lopsided vote of 103-46.

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The Connecticut State Senate passed a bill early on Wednesday allowing a new satellite casino to be built by two Native American tribes in East Windsor. It passed by a vote of 24 to 12. But it's doubtful the bill in its current form will win approval in the House of Representatives.

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A controversial bill to allow two federally recognized Connecticut Indian tribes to build a casino outside their reservation won the approval of a key state legislative committee on Monday.

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Connecticut’s two federally recognized Native American tribes say they want to build a new casino on the site of a former movie theater in East Windsor. The announcement Monday caps more than a year of speculation by the tribes, who want to fend off competition from a planned MGM casino scheduled to open in Springfield, Massachusetts, in 2019.

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The Islandia Village Board passed a $4.4 million budget for next year. It will reduce property taxes by 25 percent, and increase spending. The budget relies on revenue from the casino at the Islandia Marriott Hotel…that is not yet finished.

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