| Apr 6, 2015
| 3:14 PM
Connecticut's two casinos stand to lose $703 million a year, and annual state slot revenues could drop by $100 million, once four new casinos are up and running in New York and Massachusetts in 2019, a new report says.
The out-of-state competition...
| Apr 1, 2015
| 2:41 PM
The chairmen of Connecticut's two federally recognized tribes are taking issue with recent comments from a top MGM Resorts International official who described the tribes' proposed joint casino venture as a "box of slots."
Mohegan Tribal Chairman Kevin...
| Mar 28, 2015
| 12:07 PM
Think that last free throw was meaningless for Duke as it beat Utah in the Sweet 16? Thousands of gamblers in Las Vegas disagree.
The free throw allowed the top-seeded Blue Devils to cover a 5-point spread on Friday night, topping the Utes by 6 at 63-...
| Mar 24, 2015
| 2:20 PM
SPRINGFIELD — MGM Resorts International Chairman and CEO Jim Murren on Tuesday ridiculed a proposal by Connecticut's tribes to build a casino along I-91 to compete with an $800 million casino in Springfield, calling the tribes' proposal a "box of...
| Mar 23, 2015
| 8:53 AM
Sometimes when you're traveling, it would be nice to get away from the frantic atmosphere of the airport. If you're in Finland's Helsinki Airport, you can get a respite in the 19 GoSleep sleeping pods available at Gates 18 and 38. Each pod is an ergonomic...
| Mar 22, 2015
| 7:54 AM
As casinos spring up in the Northeast in the next few years — and Connecticut lawmakers debate adding even more — it's a wonder if the region can sustain them all.
A region has its limits. In Atlantic City, N.J., four of 12 casinos closed...
| Mar 19, 2015
| 7:30 AM
Traveling with a large party? MGM Resorts International has a new service for groups that might help you save time. MGM Resorts Connections, a free one-stop-shop for groups, was set up to make it easier to book vacations including hotel rooms,...
| Mar 17, 2015
| 4:50 PM
HARTFORD — When resort casinos open in a couple of years in Massachusetts and New York, Connecticut's gambling resorts will suffer a loss of $702 million in annual revenue, the foremost academic researcher on the casino industry said at a...
| Mar 17, 2015
| 3:09 PM
Last week, seemingly out of nowhere, a group of legislators announced that they were proposing a bill that would allow the Mohegan and Mashantucket Pequot tribes to build and operate up to three casinos near the state's borders. The lawmakers touted the...
| Mar 13, 2015
| 9:00 AM
The modern music festival tries to be all things to all people. Consider, for instance, this year's lineup for the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, set for the weekends of April 10-12 and April 17-19.
Classic rock? AC/DC and Steely Dan. Indie...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 5:35 AM
Date: Dec. 31
Her story: Allison Kapner, 32, was born and raised in New Fairfield, Conn. She works at Northrop Grumman as an organization effectiveness manager. Allison earned a bachelor's degree from Ithaca College and an MBA from the Johns Hopkins...