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MGM Calls On Foxwoods, Mohegan To Release Report On Proposed Third Casino

MGM Resorts International, the developer of a Springfield casino and entertainment complex, Monday called on the operators of Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun to release the economic analysis that led them to choose East Windsor and Windsor Locks as the best options for a Hartford-area casino.

“MMCT has indicated that the economic analysis was pivotal in their decision-making, and officials at the state and local levels, have a right to see the study firsthand,” said Alan Feldman, executive vice president at MGM. “Communities should not be negotiating in the dark, and the public should not be kept in the dark.”

On Friday, MMCT, a joint venture of the Mashantucket Pequots and Mohegans, said it eliminated three municipalities — East Hartford, Hartford and South Windsor — as possible sites for the first Connecticut casino off tribal lands.

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