A view of the gaming floor at Mohegan Sun, owned and operated by the Mohegan Tribe in Uncasville, Connecticut. Photo by Indianz.Com (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0)

Mohegan Tribe reports 7.6 percent increase in slot machine revenues

The Mohegan Tribe saw an increase in slot machines revenues at its gaming facility in Connecticut.

Mohegan Sun took in $49.2 million in June 2017, The Norwich Bulletin reported. That represents an increase of 7.6 percent from the same month last year.

The casino is located on the tribe's reservation in southeastern Connecticut. It's not far from the homelands of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation, which also operates a gaming facility.

The two tribes have won state approval to open a jointly-operated casino in East Windsor, not far from the Massachusetts state line. Their goal is to compete with a $950 million commercial facility just across the border in Springfield.

The tribes are pursuing their project outside of the framework of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act so federal approval isn't needed. The site in East Windsor won't be taken into trust either.

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