Connecticut casinos http://ripr.org en Fall River and Foxwoods to announce casino plan tomorrow http://ripr.org/post/fall-river-and-foxwoods-announce-casino-plan-tomorrow <p>In what would be a serious threat to Rhode Island’s state gambling revenue stream, Fall &nbsp;River is eyeing yet another attempt to enter the casino market.</p><p>Mayor William Flanagan has scheduled an announcement for Tuesday on a deal for a $750 million casino in the seen-better-days onetime textile center in &nbsp;southeastern Massachusetts that practically straddles the R.I. border, according to several Massachusetts media outlets, including WBUR.</p><p>Partnering with Fall River would be Foxwoods, the Connecticut-based tribal gambling empire.</p> Mon, 27 Jan 2014 22:54:34 +0000 Scott MacKay 28254 at http://ripr.org More Conn. competition for RI gambling venues http://ripr.org/post/more-conn-competition-ri-gambling-venues <p>More bad news for Rhode Island gambling venues: Connecticut’s Mohegan Sun casino has announced a major retail expansion at its flagship property in Uncasville, Conn. The new retail destination will have 200,000 square feet of entertainment, shopping and dining. The new facility will be located next to the Winter Garage. Construction is slated to begin later and the space is scheduled to open in early 2015.</p> Tue, 25 Jun 2013 19:33:14 +0000 Scott MacKay 17441 at http://ripr.org