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Premium Content Ballot initiative seeks to repeal Massachusetts gaming law

 April 17, 2014

A Massachusetts ballot initiative that seeks to repeal the state law authorizing casinos could delay gaming regulators' granting of the Bay State's first resort casino license.

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Premium Content Court document details Norwich rape case

 April 16, 2014

A 32-year-old Norwich man accused of sexually assaulting a woman he picked up at Mohegan Sun last month admitted he went to the casino that night but said he “blacked out” and didn't remember what had happened.

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Premium Content Sun pick Ogwumike No. 1, then shake up roster some more

 April 15, 2014

Mohegan — The Connecticut Sun didn't plan on razing and rebuilding the franchise.
Circumstances dictated otherwise after All-Star center Tina Charles demanded a trade to the New...

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Premium Content Casinos report double-digit declines in March slot revenues

 April 15, 2014

Top executives at at Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods Resort Casino attributed the declines to a familiar mix of stiff competition, the economy and nasty weather.

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Premium Content Sun's trade of Charles was forced by a diva

 April 15, 2014

Mohegan - Among the many ways to say goodbye to Tina Charles: adios, au revoir, arrivederci, auf wiedersehen, do svidaniya …
But I prefer a more direct approach.

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Premium Content UConn's Dolson, Hartley wind up together in Washington

 April 15, 2014

Mohegan — Stefanie Dolson walked back into the catacombs of Mohegan Sun Arena and kept her ears open, hoping to hear that Bria Hartley, her UConn running partner, would be selected after her at the WNBA Draft.

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Premium Content Griswold man charged with manslaughter, DUI in Preston fatality

 April 10, 2014

A 54-year-old Griswold man was arraigned on manslaughter and drunken driving charges today stemming from an April 20, 2013, crash near the Brookside Cafe in which one man died and another was seriously injured.

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Premium Content At 67, Cher still has it

 April 6, 2014

Go ahead and make your jokes about Cher’s age. And bring on your punchlines about her farewell tour that lasted three years — and is being followed up by yet another farewell tour.
The...

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Premium Content MGM Grand tower gets rebranded: 'Fox Tower'

 April 4, 2014

Mashantucket - Foxwoods Resort Casino announced Thursday that it will rename the freestanding casino tower formerly known as MGM Grand at Foxwoods as The Fox Tower.

No new markings were visible on the tower's exterior Thursday, and a...

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Premium Content Foxwoods Philly partners file for bankruptcy

 April 3, 2014

More than three years after Pennsylvania gaming regulators pulled the plug on the Foxwoods Casino Philadelphia project, the Foxwoods partnership that failed to proceed with the plan has applied for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

In a...

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Premium Content Foxwoods rebrands former MGM casino The Fox Tower

 April 3, 2014

Foxwoods Resort Casino is renaming the casino formerly known as MGM Grand at Foxwoods as The Fox Tower.

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Premium Content Foxwoods moving in on 'Green Monster'

 April 2, 2014

When the Boston Red Sox make their 2014 home debut Friday - and, for that matter, every time they play at Fenway Park for years to come - Foxwoods Resort Casino will be hard to miss.

The casino's name will be right there on the...

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Premium Content Exhibit focuses on 'casino urbanization'

 March 30, 2014

The region's two casinos brought dramatic changes to southeastern Connecticut, transforming neighborhoods and altering the physical and cultural landscape in ways that can instill fear and resentment, experts on “casino urbanization”...

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Premium Content On tap at Mohegan Sun: Thomas Hooker

 March 29, 2014

Mohegan - A brewing tank (or two) is a terrible thing to waste.
So it's welcome news that the tanks at the former Brew Pub at Mohegan Sun - idle since 2010 - are back in business.

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Premium Content State's slump in Indian-run casinos worst in nation in '12

 March 27, 2014

Foxwoods Resort Casino and Mohegan Sun combined to generate $1.85 billion in gaming revenue in 2012, an 8 percent decline over the $2.01 billion they generated in 2011, an annual survey of Indian gaming shows.

Released Wednesday, the 2014...

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Missing 90-year-old man found at Mohegan Sun casino

 March 26, 2014

A 90-year-old man reported missing from a nursing home has been found safe at a Connecticut casino.

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Premium Content Nick Cannon drops in at Mohegan Sun

 March 24, 2014

Mohegan Sun presents a Signing & Sightings Event with actor, comedian, musician and radio/television personality Nick Cannon on Saturday, March 29, at 7 p.m. at The Shops at Mohegan Sun. Cannon will sign his new album, "White People...

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Premium Content Thomas brothers punished by Mashantuckets

 March 17, 2014

In voting last week to “banish” Michael and Steven Thomas, the former Mashantucket Pequot leaders convicted of corruption, the tribe’s elders council followed tribal by-laws that call for such punishment.

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Premium Content Digging for the truth about the Pequot War

 March 16, 2014

The past, it seems, is always evolving. Few would know that better than the members of the Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center team that's been combing through the Pequot War's much-documented history and archaeological remains —...

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Premium Content Foxwoods' slots revenue up in February, Mohegan Sun's down

 March 14, 2014

The Mashantucket Pequot-owned casino “won,” or kept, $39.3 million wagered at its machines last month, 2.2 percent more than the $38.5 million it won in February 2013, a month in which a blizzard shut down the state for days.

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Premium Content Obstacle race series coming to Mohegan

 March 12, 2014

Mohegan - Mohegan Sun expects to break some new ground this summer when it hosts an "obstacle racing" competition in woodlands near the casino.

According to organizers, the June 28 event - the inaugural Connecticut installment of the...

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Premium Content Former CFO pleads guilty to embezzlement

 March 10, 2014

The former controller and chief financial officer of an entertainment group that owns and operates restaurants and nightclubs at Foxwoods Resort Casino pleaded guilty Friday to embezzling funds from her employer.

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Premium Content Owner of Palmer casino site seeks to depose Mohegan officials

 March 10, 2014

Attorneys for the landlord suing Mohegan Sun over its failed pursuit of a $1 billion casino project in Palmer, Mass., are seeking to take sworn statements from more than a dozen representatives of the Mohegan Tribe, including the nine members of the...

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Premium Content Mohegan Sun's hosting of college basketball tourney brings new crowd to casino, region

 March 9, 2014

The inaugural American Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Tournament at Mohegan Sun brought thousands of diehard sports fans into the region Saturday, filling up hotel rooms, creating long lines at casino restaurants and even having a...

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Premium Content Review: Todd Barry's comedy at Foxwoods 'wry and always wise'

 March 1, 2014

As a collective, those of us chortling at Comix Friday night in the Foxwoods Resort Casino felt proud and worthy. Not three minutes into his headlining set, the wry and always wise Todd Barry gave us a metaphorical pat on the head.

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