A recount on Tuesday confirmed the defeat of Mohegan Sun’s bid for a resort casino in the town of Palmer, officially leaving MGM Resorts International as the only remaining applicant for the single western Massachusetts resort casino license.
The former owner of a Stratford pizzeria has been sentenced to federal prison for his role in a gambling operation that prosecutors say was run by the Gambino crime family.
A half a dozen managers and card dealers were arrested in an illegal gambling bust in Norwalk.
Negotiations for a union contract at the country’s largest casino are hitting a snag over footwear requirements for cocktail waitresses.
Connecticut’s House of Representatives early Sunday morning approved a state budget deal reached between legislative Democrats and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy that expands gambling in Connecticut and shifts about $6 billion in mostly health care spending for the poor from under the state’s constitutional spending cap.
Tom Leksan lost nearly everything when gambling became an addiction with easy access to casinos.
Sheldon Adelson, the largest foreign investor in China, has invested tens of millions of dollars in influencing the 2012 election and has vowed to spend $100 million to put his thumb on the scale for Mitt Romney in November.
Federal prosecutors say twenty people have been charged with crimes related to alleged involvement in illegal Internet sports bookmaking and card gambling clubs in Stamford and Hamden.
The co-chairman of the General Assembly’s Public Safety and Security Committee says his committee believes they are still “in the infancy stage” of understanding legalization of online gambling,.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says it’s inevitable that online gambling will come to Connecticut and his administration is investigating what can be done to protect jobs associated with the state’s two tribal casinos.