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'Skilled' gambling machines debut at Foxwoods

Patricia Daddona |

Foxwoods Resort Casino has introduced skill-based video game gambling machines in partnership with New York City-based GameCo. Inc., the two companies said Monday.

CT targets international travelers ahead of tourism season

Q&A talks to Randy Fiveash, director of the Connecticut Office of Tourism, about the influence of foreign travelers in the state's tourism industry.

CT’s lodging industry copes with Airbnb competition

Patricia Daddona |

Hotels, cottages, inns and bed-and-breakfasts have long had a stranglehold on a lodging industry aimed at satisfying travelers' desires to stay someplace special — that is, until Airbnb came...

Pratt St.’s weekday open-air market dawns

Some of downtown Hartford's most resilient merchants are housed on Pratt Street.

Malloy: Only realistic casino expansion option is the tribes'

MARK PAZNIOKAS | CT MIRROR |

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy moved forcefully Friday for the first time to focus the legislature's debate on casino expansion, saying the only measure he would consider signing is a bill granting the owners...

Survey: More CT residents vacationing out of state

Patricia Daddona |

More Connecticut residents are planning to vacation out of state this year, according to a consumer confidence survey conducted by InformCT, a nonprofit that's affiliated with the Connecticut...

UConn solicits pitches for new hotel in Mansfield

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UConn is seeking proposals from private developers to build a new hotel on university-owned property near the Storrs Center development in Mansfield.

Lottery board names strategist interim CEO

Patricia Daddona |

The Connecticut Lottery Corp.'s board of directors has appointed Chelsea Turner, chief of strategy and government and operational affairs, as interim CEO.

Acting lottery chief quits amid game probe

Patricia Daddona |

Frank Farricker, chairman and interim president and CEO of the Connecticut Lottery Corp., resigned Monday, a move one top Senate Republican described as the “right thing” to do.

Slot revenues rise at Mohegan Sun, decline at Foxwoods

Patricia Daddona |

Mohegan Sun said Monday that its slot revenues rose in April for the second consecutive month, while its nearby rival Foxwoods Resort Casino said its revenues declined.

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