| Jul 31, 2014
Frizzante Champagne and Wine Bar in North Stonington may look like it's off the beaten path, but it's actually quite strategically placed. Within about a 10-minute drive, a visitor can reach three Connecticut wineries, Foxwoods Resort Casino and the...
| 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...
| Jan 9, 2014
Picture a Sunday afternoon in a Chinese restaurant where a multi-generational family gathers around the table to savor dish after dish. Picture a sleek, glossy space where brick, stone, black leather, polished wood touches and red ceiling lanterns combine...
| 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 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....