| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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....
| 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...