Sportech, CT Lottery support sports betting amid AG's pushback

Sportech Venues Inc., the operator of 16 parimutuel betting parlors across Connecticut, lobbied lawmakers Thursday to legalize sports betting.

Anthem's Wallingford space set for foreclosure

The two-story Wallingford office building housing insurer Anthem Health and engineering firm Burns & McDonnell is slated for foreclosure, a New York realty-debt tracker says.

Hartford InsurTech taps Clyde & Co. as legal partner

Hartford’s InsurTech Hub, which is working to woo startups to the Capital City that can work with the region’s insurers, announced Thursday it is forming a new collaboration with...

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Hartford co-working space inks Hilton Hartford partnership

Co-working space Upward Hartford announced Friday it has a new partnership with Hilton Hartford.

Fitch scores Connecticut debt ‘A+’

Fitch Ratings has given “A+” ratings to a pair of bond issuances the state of Connecticut plans to sell to investors later this month.

AG: Initial step to MGM casino would not jeopardize tribal deal

Attorney General George Jepsen advised legislators Thursday that the state could take a tentative step toward testing the market for opening Connecticut to commercial casinos without immediately...

Everything is shrinking at GE except its massive debt

Almost everything about General Electric is getting smaller. That includes its business empire, its profits and, of course, its stock price.

Mark Boughton stable after seizure at campaign event

Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton, a prominent Republican gubernatorial candidate for governor who underwent surgery last summer to remove a benign, lemon-sized tumor from his brain, collapsed Thursday...

Mohegan Sun slot revenues dip in Feb.

Mohegan Sun reported a slight dip in its February slot revenues.

Farmington Bank opening Manchester branch

Farmington Bank will open its first Manchester branch next week.

Foxwoods’ Feb. slot revenues up 8%

Foxwoods Resort Casino on Thursday said its slot revenues surged in the month of February.

iHeartMedia files for bankruptcy

Crippled by falling revenue and piles of debt, radio conglomerate iHeartMedia has filed for bankruptcy.

Toys 'R' Us will close or sell all US stores

Toys "R" Us is closing its doors after 70 years in business.

Movers & Shakers

Largest Connecticut electric suppliers

Ranked by total customers as of January 2018

RankSupplierShare of Conn. market
1Ambit Energy, Dallas, Texas10.6%
2Constellation New Energy Inc., Baltimore, Md.10.2%
3Public Power LLC, Stamford9.90%
4Direct Energy, Houston, Texas9.80%
5North American Power and Gas LLC, Norwalk6.80%

Source: Connecticut Pubic Utilities Regulatory Authority with special thanks to Mike Coyle, company websites.

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