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Connecticut House approves bill to expand off-track betting

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The Connecticut House has approved a bill to expand off-track betting.

The bill was crafted to garner support for Native American tribes to open a third casino near Hartford.

It now heads to the Senate and if approved, could kill a competing proposal to allow a private casino near Bridgeport.

Connecticut currently has two casinos, Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun.

Proponents hope to build the third casino in East Windsor to compete with a new MGM Resorts casino in Massachusetts.

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