| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 10:50 AM
MANCHESTER — The shop at Parkerville Wood Products is full of pieces that will be part of an elaborate system of built-ins and wood paneling in a guest house at a Southampton summer estate.
The billionaire owner is spending about $80,000 on the...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 4:07 PM
Connecticut was finally swept into the Northeast's whirlwind of gambling expansion with the introduction of keno to its lottery portfolio to produce revenue for the next budget. It's tapping a market that has proved very profitable for Massachusetts but...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 8:45 AM
Father's Day Trolley Special: June 16, 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Dad rides free with paid family member. The Shoreline Trolley Museum, 17 River St., East Haven, (203) 467-6927, shorelinetrolley.org. Adults $10; seniors $8; kids $6.
Father's Day Cruise:...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 5:40 PM
Mohegan Sun, facing the prospect of a planned retail mall at neighboring Foxwoods Resort Casino and new gaming options elsewhere in the Northeast, announced plans Tuesday for a $50 million retail complex with a 14-screen movie theater, a bowling alley,...