| Jun 30, 2014
| 3:16 PM
The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority filed its application Monday to build a $550 million casino in the Catskills at the former Concord Resort Hotel in Thompson, N.Y.
The project calls for a 252-room hotel; performance venues for music, comedy and...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 2:09 PM
Connecticut's casinos reported a decline in slot revenue for June compared with the same month a year ago, illustrating less profitability as consumers have more gambling options in the Northeast.
Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket reported slot...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 10:36 AM
Several Connecticut restaurants boast some of the world's best wine lists, according to Wine Spectator. The magazine has bestowed its 2014 Restaurant Awards upon more than two dozen eateries across the state, taking into account the size and quality of...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 1:21 PM
Mohegan Sun on Monday reported a decline in slot revenue for the month of May, continuing a downward trend as Connecticut casinos compete with new and expanded gambling options in other states.
Mohegan Sun in Uncasville reported $51.7 million in revenue...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 7:46 AM
Foxwoods Resort Casino reported lower slot revenue for the month of May compared with the same month a year earlier as it continues to compete with new and expanded gambling options elsewhere in the Northeast.
Foxwoods brought in slot revenue of $43.7...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 3:06 PM
New York's Catskills region won't get a Foxwoods casino.
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation is withdrawing plans to redevelop Grossinger's, an iconic Borscht Belt venue. Foxwoods Resort Casino and its local partner, Muss Development, said it could not...
| May 18, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Summer in Connecticut means lobster rolls, backyard barbecues, decent weather (for a change) and some of the best live music on the planet, as some of the biggest names in pop roll into the state for a night (or two).
Here are must-see shows to add to...
| May 23, 2014
| 4:06 AM
As the allure of Grossinger's faded with the rest of the Borscht Belt in the 1970s and '80s, Mitchell Grossinger Etess and his family envisioned a casino to revive their hotel resort.
They tried to get New Yorkers to warm to the idea, which required...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 9:29 AM
It's only June, but already the Mohegans are looking forward to New Year's Day.
That's because the dawn of 2015 will mark the end of the tribe's so-called "relinquishment agreement" with its original partners, Trading Cove Associates, the people...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 4:06 PM
SPRINGFIELD — MGM Resorts International received the full blessing of Massachusetts gambling regulators Friday to build and operate an $800 million casino in the city's downtown.
An opening is planned for 2017 after about 30 months of construction....
| May 11, 2014
Golf has been called "the game you love to hate." (It's actually been called far worse, as anyone who's hit a ball into a water hazard knows, but this is a family newspaper.)
There's no question that it's a challenging sport — and it also can be...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 4:15 AM
Connecticut has had a long history with gambling, from harness racing to greyhounds to jai alai and on to the casinos. In its day Charter Oak Park, near the Hartford/West Hartford line, attracted big crowds and big names in harness racing. After a...