State recognized tribe inks casino deal
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The Golden Hill Paugussett Tribe of Connecticut signed a casino deal with the city of Bridgeport on Thursday.

The tribe agrees to drop its land claims statewide in exchange in exchange for the city's support of its casino proposal. The city will receive 10 percent of gross slot machine revenue if the casino is built.

The tribe is state recognized and awaits a final decision on its federal status. An answer is due next month.

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Paugussetts, Bridgeport strike deal on potential casino (The New London Day 12/20)
Bridgeport Agrees to Support Indian Group's Casino Project (The New York Times 12/20)
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