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Threat By MGM Boss Launches Casino Border War; Tribes Fire Back

Threat By MGM Boss Launches Casino Border War; Tribes Fire Back

A simmering battle between Connecticut casino supporters and MGM Springfield broke out into a border war Wednesday as a top MGM executive vowed to block construction of a Hartford-area gambling venue. "We're not going to go peacefully," William Hornbuckle, president of MGM Resorts International, told Bloomberg News, adding that MGM was "contemplating our options." Hornbuckle didn't say what MGM might do, and staff at the Las Vegas company would not elaborate or make him available for an interview. But lack of detail didn't stop the reaction from south of the border. "Bring it on, MGM," said Rep. Stephen D. Dargan, D-West Haven, co-chairman...

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