Rodney Butler (left), representing the Mashantucket Pequots, and Kevin Brown (right), representing the Mohegan Tribe, join together to ask state lawmakers to approve casino expansion to Northern, Southern and Western  Connecticut.  The two tribes would be 50/50 partners in the venture. (WTNH / Mark Davis)

House passes multi-step process for new Connecticut casino

A bill that creates a multi-step process for possibly opening a new tribal casino in Connecticut is heading to the governor.

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