East Windsor Puts 2 More Sites In Play For Casino: Former Showcase Cinemas, Former Wal-Mart

By Kenneth R. Gosselin • Hartford Courant

EAST WINDSOR — Two more sites easily visible from I-91 could be in the running for casino development.

One is the former site of Showcase Cinemas, the other of a former Wal-Mart. They are near each other and immediately east of the highway. First Selectman Robert Maynard said both sites will be recommended for possible casino development to the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribal group, MMCT, this week.

MMCT wants to build a casino north of Hartford along I-91 to blunt the effect of the MGM Springfield casino being built just miles from the Massachusetts-Connecticut line.

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