Latest casino bill differs from 1995 Bridgeport effort

April 18, 2015 2:52 PM

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When Connecticut lawmakers last considered expanding casino gambling back in 1995, the process was vastly different from this year's proposition.

Twenty years ago, the state's Division of Special Revenue issued a request for proposals from casino operators who wanted to open a facility in Bridgeport. Potential developers had to provide an irrevocable $610 million letter of credit and team of state officials evaluated the proposals for things ...

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