Governor Malloy to hold signing ceremony Thursday clearing way for third CT casino

Photo rendering of the proposed development for the gaming and entertainment facility in East Windsor, CT. (provided by : Stu Loeser & Co. )

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Governor Dannel Malloy is holding a bill signing ceremony on Thursday to mark the final passage of a new casino bill.

It allows a third casino to be built in East Windsor.

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The new casino will be run by the Mohegan and Mashantucket Pequot tribes.

MGM, which is putting up a casino in Springfield, Mass., is vowing to fight the move in court.

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