| Oct 2, 2014
Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band announced a tour in support of a new album, "Ride Out," which becomes available on Oct. 14. Right in the middle of that run is a Saturday, Dec. 6 show at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville. Tickets ($85-$105) go on sale...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 7:09 PM
In the road to boxing stardom that has been Vanes “Nightmare” Martirosyan’s career, there has been a multitude of pivotal bouts set to launch the Glendale pugilist to the next level.
On Saturday, Martirosyan will fight in another when...
| Oct 1, 2014
For many stand-up comics, comedy was not their first career option. Jeff Foxworthy initially toiled at IBM working on mainframes. Paul Mecurio made a very nice living as an attorney. Brian Regan was on the way to becoming an accountant.
But a funny...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 12:26 PM
An American professional football league has a new commissioner, and no, Roger Goodell is not out of a job.
The Arena Football League appointed Scott Butera, who will leave his position as CEO of Foxwoods Resort Casino, to replace Jerry Kurz. Butera...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 8:39 PM
MASHANTUCKET — The crowd at Foxwoods Resort Casino cheered early for its New Englander, Joe Lauzon of Bridgewater, Mass.
'Go, Joe, go,' they chanted late in the first round of his UFC lightweight bout with Michael Chiesa. Lauzon was their fighter,...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 4:02 PM
Scott Butera is resigning as CEO of Foxwoods Resort Casino on Oct. 31 to "pursue a rare opportunity outside of the gaming industry," the company said Wednesday.
Butera will remain as a senior adviser to Foxwoods with regard to financial and strategic...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 4:34 PM
In Atlantic City, the Atlantic Club casino closed this past January. The Showboat Casino Hotel shut its doors Aug. 31. The Revel Atlantic City casino ceased business Sept. 2. The Trump Plaza casino is scheduled to shut down Sept. 16.
Boston, are you...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 7:24 PM
Two major gambling companies are competing for the biggest market in New England — Greater Boston — and Massachusetts regulators could award the region's sole casino license as early as this week.
The Massachusetts Gaming Commission starts...
| 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...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 9:14 AM
Theater is a superstitious profession, especially when it comes to failure. On Broadway, the Foxwoods Theatre, which served as home for the troubled musical "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark," will officially be renamed the Lyric for its next tenant -- a...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 9:00 PM
She's got a new album in the works, but it's nowhere near finished yet. Her Emmy-winning Food Network show, "Trisha's Southern Kitchen," is doing just fine, thanks, and two of her three cookbooks have become New York Times bestsellers. (Oh, yeah: she's...