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Top Day Trips From Connecticut

Day trips are always fun. Especially when you don’t have to travel too far to experience a great time. All types of exciting events and shows are happening either right here in Connecticut or just a couple states over. This list provides with ideas for Day Trips From Connecticut.

06/20/2015

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Casino Bill Passes State House

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – A bill that creates a multi-step process for possibly opening a new tribal casino in Connecticut is heading to the governor. The House of Representatives voted 88-55 in favor of the […]

05/29/2015

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Mohegan Sun Discusses Possible South Korea Expansion

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) – The president of the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority says tribal officials have met with Korean interests to discuss the possibility of operating a casino near Seoul, South Korea. Robert Soper, president […]

04/16/2015

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Bad Winter Weather Equals Drop In Casino Revenue

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Snowstorms are being blamed for a drop in revenue and slot machine bets at Connecticut’s two casinos last month. Foxwoods Resort Casino, owned by the Mashantucket Pequots, on Monday reported $31.6 […]

03/16/2015

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That’s The Best You Can Come Up With?

Is that it? That’s the best you can come up with? Earlier today, a number of legislators, tribal officials, union workers and other interested parties gathered at the Capitol to express support for expansion of […]

03/10/2015

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Casinos Report Slot Machine Revenue Increases

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Connecticut’s two Indian casinos posted increases in slot machine bets in December, a rare spike in what had been a persistent decline. Foxwoods Resort Casino, owned by the Mashantucket Pequots, still […]

01/15/2015

Thanksgving Turkey

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Joey Chestnut Devours Turkey To Win Eating Contest

Competitive eater Joey Chestnut has won a turkey-eating contest in Connecticut, setting a record by devouring an entire bird.

11/23/2014

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Foxwoods Sees New Mall As Competition For Visitors

Foxwoods Resort Casino says the mall it’s building will ratchet up the competition for gamblers and shoppers being lured by Massachusetts.

11/07/2014

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Scott Butera Stepping Down As CEO Of Foxwoods

Foxwoods CEO Scott Butera, a key figure in the restructuring of the casino’s $2 billion debt, is stepping down at the end of next month to pursue an opportunity outside the gaming industry, the tribe that owns the casino announced Wednesday.

09/17/2014

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Foxwoods, Grandparents Group Strike Marketing Deal

Foxwoods Resort Casino has announced a marketing partnership with a senior citizens group, making a pitch for a major demographic group that gambles and shops at casinos.

08/12/2014

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