| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 3:52 PM
The high court in Massachusetts ruled Tuesday that a petition to effectively ban casinos will go to a vote in November, potentially erasing plans for destination resorts in Springfield and Greater Boston.
At the least, the decision delays the start of...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 2:18 PM
Foxwoods Resort Casino announced Thursday that promoters of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival and concert tours for Bruno Mars, Taylor Swift and Kanye West will be booking musical performances at its Connecticut casino and anywhere else...
| 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...