Connecticut tribes offer casino jobs to Katrina victims
printer friendly Connecticut's two tribal casinos are offering jobs to people who lost their gaming jobs as a result of Hurricane Katrina.
The Mohegan Sun, owned by the Mohegan Tribe, has contacted the gaming commissions in Louisiana and Mississippi to look for potential employees. The Foxwoods Resort Casino, owned by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation, has already gotten applications from Gulf Coast casino workers.
According to The New London Day, 14,000 casino workers in Louisiana and Mississippi have lost their jobs. Thirteen casinos were damaged or destroyed by Katrina.