Official Envisions 'Interim Casino' Within Six Months At Airport Sheraton

By Kenneth R. Gosselin • Hartford Courant

Bradley International Airport may hold the ace card in the competition to host Connecticut's third casino.

Kevin Dillon, the executive director of the Connecticut Airport Authority, said Wednesday that space at the Sheraton Hartford Hotel at the airport could be turned into an "interim casino" while a permanent gaming venue is built at Bradley.

"We do believe it could be up and running relatively quickly," Dillon said, after disclosing the option at a panel discussion in downtown Hartford on development along the I-91 corridor north of the city.

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