| 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...
| 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...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 6:01 AM
When he was a boy and poor in the rural South, Earl Kelly raised hogs to afford college.
When he died Wednesday, he had master's and law degrees, journalism awards and an unfinished novel. He was 64 and he was, well, only Earl.
I'm an older guy,...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 6:00 PM
Taylor Swift, Bruno Mars, Metallica, Sam Smith and Ed Sheeran are among the acts who will top the first Rock in Rio USA festival.
Set for consecutive weekends in May at a newly constructed site on the Las Vegas Strip, Rock in Rio will split its...
| Feb 9, 2015
| 12:48 PM
In a major blow for an expansion of gambling, the Senate majority leader said Monday that a proposal to legalize slot machines outside two Indian casinos is dead for this year.
Senator Bob Duff, a key player who controls the agenda with the Senate...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 2:36 PM
The parent company of MGM Springfield reported a net loss of $342.3 million for the three months ending Dec. 31, due partly to an income-tax provision and, to a lesser degree, weakened results at its top performing casino, in Macau, China.
| Feb 6, 2015
| 6:00 PM
HARTFORD — A bill that would legalize slot machines outside the state's two Indian casinos took a huge hit Friday when both the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes said the plan would violate their revenue-sharing compacts with the state....
| Jan 20, 2015
| 7:58 AM
The folks building National Harbor on the Potomac River figure it's a fine place to shop, work, eat out, gamble, stay a few nights, ride a Ferris wheel, and — manufacture cars.
Yes, at least as cars might be made in the 21st century, creating...