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Foxwoods, CT Lottery offer scratch ticket

Patricia Daddona |

Foxwoods Resort Casino has partnered with the Connecticut Lottery and launched an exclusive game with luxury prizes dubbed the “Foxwoods High Roller” scratch ticket.

Retail stirs anew in downtown's western edge

Gregory Seay |

The revival of the Goodwin Square office-hotel complex on downtown Hartford's western edge has reawakened not only interest from office and retail tenants but stirred anew fresh hopes for the...

Keno puts up $70M in first year

Matt Pilon |

When West Haven bar owner Sue Kelly decided to start selling Keno last April she had reservations.

Bill supporting farm breweries gets Senate nod

Greg Bordonaro |

The state Senate passed a bill Wednesday that would create a manufacturer's permit for farm breweries and allow permittees to advertise their product as "Connecticut Craft Beer."

Foxwoods adding zipline to diversify offerings

Patricia Daddona |

Foxwoods Resort Casino is adding a zipline attraction to its Mashantucket casino this summer in an effort to diversify its entertainment offerings.

Hartford's 11th-hour casino game is 'Let's Make a Deal'


The Connecticut legislature's long debate about the implications of expanding casino gambling has come down to a stark question of transactional politics: What do a relative handful of urban...

New Mark Twain House director Roos starts July 5

Patricia Daddona |

The Mark Twain House and Museum has hired former longtime Newport Restoration Foundation Executive Director Pieter Roos as its next executive director, effective July 5.

CT tourist attractions plan free admissions to draw visitors

Patricia Daddona |

Fifty tourist attractions in Greater Hartford and 200 more across Connecticut plan to open their doors June 10 to tourists and visitors with either free admission or special offers.

Bristol mobile app aimed at tourists, new businesses

Patricia Daddona |

The Bristol Development Authority (BDA) has launched an app to allow quicker mobile access to the town's website, “Bristol All Heart,” with the added aim of attracting more tourists and...

House Dems say 'budgetary relief' is the price of a new casino


If the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes want the House to join the Senate in granting them the right to build a casino off tribal lands, they must pay for the privilege and give Connecticut a...

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