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Premium Content Mohegans give up lease on Palmer, Mass., property

 July 29, 2014

Mohegan Sun is terminating its lease of the Palmer, Mass., property where it had once hoped to develop a $1 billion resort casino and water park.

In a statement issued late Monday afternoon, the casino confirmed that it was relinquishing...

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Premium Content Amid earnings decline, Mohegan authority committed to expanding

 July 29, 2014

Despite dramatic declines in earnings, Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority executives said Tuesday they'll aggressively continue to pursue out-of-state gaming licenses and expect to break ground by the end of the year on a $110 million hotel at Mohegan...

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Premium Content Get a Reality Check with Derek Hough

 July 27, 2014

Derek Hough of "Dancing with the Stars" will appear at Mohegan Sun on Friday, Aug. 8, for an exclusive Reality Check event where he will sign copies of his new book, "Take The Lead: Lessons from a Life in Motion." The signing will take...

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Premium Content Foxwoods jackpot leads to arrest of wanted fugitive

 July 24, 2014

Mashantucket – Police say a man who scored two jackpots worth a total of $164,000 at Foxwoods Resort Casino on Thursday was wanted by Florida authorities for violating probation on a grand larceny conviction.

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Premium Content Companies sign up for Total Life Expo

 July 23, 2014

The following companies have signed on to be at the Total Life Expo on Saturday, Oct. 11 in the Uncas Ballroom at Mohegan Sun Casino: Qivana, Access to Health Chiropractic Center, Alzheimer’s Association, Anthem, Community Hearing...

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Premium Content Governor joins Mohegan Tribe at groundbreaking

 July 23, 2014

Mohegan - Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Tuesday joined Mohegan tribal officials at the future site of an Arooga's Grille House and Sports Bar, the first of 15 Arooga's franchises the tribe plans to open over the next five years.

"Thank...

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Premium Content Sponsors sought for chamber gala

 July 23, 2014

The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut Foundation’s 31st Annual Holiday Gala is set for Dec. 12 in the Uncas Ballroom at Mohegan Sun Casino. Sponsorship, advertising and silent auction donation opportunities are available.

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Premium Content Governor, Mohegan tribe mark groundbreaking for restaurant

 July 22, 2014

Mohegan — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy took part in a groundbreaking ceremony here Tuesday, joining Mohegan tribal officials at the future site of an Arooga’s Grille House and Sports Bar, the first of 15 franchised...

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Premium Content Report: Casino industry not likely to rebound any time soon

 July 22, 2014

Another credit-rating agency paints a grim picture of much of the casino industry's future, finding that "long-term, robust same-store growth in U.S. bricks-and-mortar regional gaming is unlikely."

Fitch Ratings, in a report released...

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Premium Content A long way down for a good cause

 July 21, 2014

Members of the Waterford Hotel Group are planning to rappel down the exterior of the 22-story Hilton Hartford on July 29 to raise money for Shatterproof, an organization fighting drug and alcohol addiction.

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Premium Content Queen, Lambert do Freddie proud

 July 20, 2014

When "American Idol" fave Adam Lambert was officially invited inside the Great Cathedral of Queen and offered the throne on the Altar of St. Mercury, do you suppose he was handed one of those rubber acolyte’s bracelets...

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Premium Content Mohegans, Arooga's plan groundbreaking

 July 19, 2014

The Mohegan Tribe and Arooga's Grille House and Sports Bar, whose franchise agreement was announced last month, will break ground next week on the first of 15 New England restaurants.

A ceremony is scheduled for 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at the...

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Premium Content Both casinos' slots revenues down by double digits

 July 15, 2014

Foxwoods Resort Casino and Mohegan Sun reported Tuesday that they experienced double-digit declines in slot-machine revenues in June, the last month of the state's 2013-14 fiscal year.

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Premium Content Thor’s ‘Act of War’ a winner

 July 15, 2014

The obvious purpose of thriller writing is to scare the hell out of the reader through serial killers, kidnappers, sociopaths, terrorists, ruthless ne'er do wells and all sort of literary things that go bump in the night.

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Premium Content Woman arrested at Mohegan Sun faces charges for theft of son's ashes

 July 15, 2014

A woman arrested at Mohegan Sun on Sunday was wanted by Bridgeport police for allegedly stealing from a funeral home an urn containing her son's ashes, police said.

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Premium Content Mohegans partner with digital office technology business

 July 14, 2014

Mohegan — The Mohegan Tribe announced its latest nongaming business venture Monday, a partnership with a Long Island-based company that bills itself as a leader in the "supply, sale and service of office...

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Premium Content Fight erupts at reality TV party at Foxwoods

 July 14, 2014

The husbands of two beauty pageant winners appearing in a “reality” TV show, “Game of Crowns,” allegedly came to blows Sunday night at a premiere party for the show at Foxwoods Resort Casino.

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Premium Content Mashantucket policing agreement with state officials still not signed

 July 12, 2014

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribe has yet to sign an agreement with the state that would give tribal police a greater role in policing the tribe’s reservation, including Foxwoods Resort Casino.

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Premium Content Expert: Boston deal looks like safe bet for Sun

 July 12, 2014

An expert on gaming in the Northeast believes Mohegan Sun's "surrounding community" agreement with the City of Boston may give the casino operator and its $1.3 billion Revere, Mass., project an edge in the two-way race for the coveted Greater...

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Premium Content Mohegan Sun signs 'surrounding community' agreement with Boston

 July 10, 2014

Mohegan Sun Massachusetts, the $1.3 billion resort casino proposed for Revere, Mass., would soften its impact on Boston, particularly the city’s East Boston neighborhood, by paying the city more than $300 million over a 15-year period.

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Premium Content Police say Bronx pair left 5-year-old alone at Mohegan Sun casino

 July 9, 2014

A pair of Bronx, N.Y., residents are due to appear in a Norwich court later this month on charges they left a 5-year-old child alone at the Mohegan Sun casino hotel.

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Premium Content Pop princess Katy Perry performs at Mohegan Sun Arena

 July 8, 2014

Pop singer Katy Perry performs her hit "Roar" to a sold-out show on her Prismatic tour at Mohegan Sun Arena on Monday.

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Premium Content Massachusetts panel won't delay decision on Boston-area casino

 July 2, 2014

Massachusetts gaming regulators have rejected Boston officials' request that they delay the awarding of a Greater Boston casino license until after a November referendum on the 2011 law that authorized casinos in the state.

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Premium Content Mass. poll shows support for Mohegan casino plan

 July 1, 2014

New poll results confirm eastern Massachusetts voters' strong preference for a Mohegan Sun casino in Revere, and show that more voters would vote to uphold the Bay State's casino law than would vote to repeal it.

The results, released...

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Premium Content Mohegan Sun files application for N.Y. casino

 July 1, 2014

Mohegan Sun delivered its final application for a New York state gaming license Monday, proposing a $550 million resort casino on the site of the former Concord Hotel in Thompson, a Sullivan County town in the Catskills.

The facility, which...

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