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Conn. Casino Cocktail Waitresses Fight Shoe Rules

Negotiations for a union contract at the country’s largest casino are hitting a snag over footwear requirements for cocktail waitresses.

06/09/2013

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House Approves State Budget Plan, Senate Scheduled To Vote Monday

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.

06/02/2013

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Experts: Compulsive Gambling Funds Off Pace Of New Casinos

Tom Leksan lost nearly everything when gambling became an addiction with easy access to casinos.

05/05/2013

Casino mogul Sheldon Adelson (Photo by Aaron Tam/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Why Is China’s Largest Foreign Investor Spending So Much Money On Our Elections?

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.

07/20/2012

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Twenty Charged In Internet Gambling Ring Investigation

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.

06/13/2012

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Committee Chair Says State Has No Plans For Online Gambling

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,.

02/02/2012

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Malloy: Online Gambling Inevitable; State Needs To Weigh Various Aspects

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.

01/09/2012

Mass. Governor Signs Casino Bill

Gov. Deval Patrick is set to sign a bill legalizing casinos in Massachusetts that supporters say will create thousands of jobs while generating hundreds of millions in revenues.

11/22/2011

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Gambling Treatment Advocate Calls For More Studies

An advocate for gambling treatment in Connecticut says the state isn’t doing enough to understand the problem of excessive gambling.

10/20/2011

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State Casinos Report Drops In July Revenue

Connecticut’s two Indian-run casinos say the weak economy cut into July’s slot revenue.

08/15/2011

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