Foxwoods Near Deal To Assume State's Casino Police Duties

Law360, New York (February 13, 2014, 5:28 PM EST) -- The tribal organizations behind Connecticut’s Foxwoods casino is close to striking a deal that would put law enforcement duties for the complex in the hands of the tribe, a source told Law360 on Thursday.

Per the deal, which has not yet been finalized, the tribe would take over much of the duties currently handled by the state. The tribe is awaiting a final thumbs-up on a negotiated memorandum of agreement, Bill Satti, director of legislative affairs for Foxwood’s Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation, told Law360.

“At present, the...
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