Legislative budget officer David Rosen was expected to tell the panel that revenue and spending were roughly on track seven months into the fiscal year.
Finishing Revel has long been seen as the single biggest move the nation’s second-largest gambling market could do to fight back against regional casinos popping up all around them.
The Spectrum Gaming Group report predicts Atlantic City’s casino revenue will fall more than 13 percent this year, while casinos in Pennsylvania, New York, Delaware and Maryland will increase their revenue.
As a former candidate for governor, Ridgefield First Selectman Rudy Marconi knows Connecticut’s $4 billion deficit will mean higher taxes and local revenue cuts.
A new statistical study shows the amount of time gamblers spent inside casinos in the nation’s second-largest gambling market is down more than 22 percent.
Mayor Booker said the program will generate millions of dollars in needed revenue for the city.