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Martha's Vineyard casino issue becomes a question of character

 August 31, 2014

Aquinnah, Massachusetts - On the western tip of Martha's Vineyard, bright clay cliffs and a red brick lighthouse draw visitors as they pile out of cars and tour buses and head up to this town's scenic overlook.

But the leaders of the...

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Premium Content Foxwoods opens revamped shopping concourse

 August 29, 2014

Mashantucket — A new shopping experience awaits visitors to Foxwoods Resort Casino who linger near the Great Cedar Casino.

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Premium Content Foxwoods opens new concourse of shops Friday

 August 26, 2014

Mashantucket - A retail concourse in the works since last year at Foxwoods Resort Casino will get its official opening at 1 p.m. Friday next to Great Cedar Casino, marking the completion of a $15 million makeover.

The shopping area...

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Premium Content Learn about ‘Life on Mar’s’

 August 24, 2014

Lifestyle expert Mar Jennings will close out the 2014 Connecticut Authors Trail with a live Q&A session and book signing inside The Cabaret Theatre at Mohegan Sun on Thursday, Sept. 4. The Q&A will begin at 7 p.m. and the book...

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Premium Content Booksigning and film shoot today at Foxwoods

 August 23, 2014

Inspirational author and life coach Kurtis Lee Thomas of Providence will host a book-signing and film part of a new documentary at Foxwoods Casino today from 3 to 5 p.m. The event will include guest appearances, photo opportunities, giveaways and...

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Premium Content Known 'card cheat' admits using invisible ink to mark cards at Mohegan Sun

 August 20, 2014

A man flagged by casino security officials as a “known card cheat” pleaded guilty Wednesday in New London Superior Court to using invisible ink to mark cards at Mohegan Sun on Sept. 15, 2013.

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Pro, anti-casino groups launch political campaigns

 August 19, 2014

Voters will decide in November whether to repeal the state’s casino law.

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Premium Content Casinos' slots revenues down in July

 August 15, 2014

Foxwoods, which announced Thursday that it was in talks with senior lenders after failing to comply with “certain financial covenants,” reported keeping $44.3 million in slots “win” last month, an 8.9 percent decline over...

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Premium Content Architects revere Sun design

 August 15, 2014

Panel of nine prefers look of Sun's Massachusetts casino

If architects who reviewed the two projects competing for the sole Greater Boston casino license were the final arbiters, Mohegan Sun would be sitting pretty.

In June, nine...

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Premium Content Losses lead to talks between Foxwoods, lenders

 August 14, 2014

Acknowledging its failure to meet the terms of a loan agreement reached in July 2013, the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe, owner of Foxwoods Resort Casino, announced Thursday it's exploring its options with senior lenders.

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Premium Content Are you a ‘Survivor’?

 August 11, 2014

Mohegan Sun will host a casting call for the CBS reality show “Survivor” from 2 to 6 p.m. Thursday.

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Premium Content Mashantuckets selling off land amid declining revenues at Foxwoods

 August 9, 2014

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribe sold off 371 acres of mostly vacant land it owned on either side of Wintechog Hill Road for $1.25 million last month, and another 107 acres of tribe-owned land on Norwich Westerly Road is up for sale.

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Premium Content Mohegans banking on lacrosse's growing popularity

 August 7, 2014

Mohegan - Can indoor lacrosse fill Mohegan Sun Arena nine times a year?

The Mohegan Tribe is betting it can.

"It's great demographics for our building, and great timing (calendar-wise)," Mitchell Etess, the Mohegan Tribal...

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Premium Content Bus driver accused of stealing money from casino patron

 August 7, 2014

A Brooklyn, N.Y. man who drives a bus from Massachusetts to the Mohegan Sun casino was arrested Tuesday for allegedly stealing a wallet.

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Premium Content Mohegans banking on lacrosse's growing popularity

 August 6, 2014

UPDATED: 4:28 p.m. Mohegan Sun has purchased a 50 percent share of the National Lacrosse League franchise that bowed out of Philadelphia. The franchise's previous ownership will retain the other 50 percent.

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Premium Content Mohegan Sun lands professional indoor lacrosse team

 August 5, 2014

Mohegan Sun is adding a professional indoor lacrosse team to its roster, sources confirmed Monday.

In the latest example of the Mohegan Tribe's diversification of both its gaming and nongaming enterprises, the Mohegan Tribal Gaming...

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Premium Content UPDATED: Mohegans to acquire professional lacrosse team

 August 4, 2014

The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, whose Connecticut Sun women's basketball team plays at Mohegan Sun Arena, has scheduled a press conference Wednesday to announce that it is acquiring “a second professional sports team.”

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Premium Content Mashantucket Pequot Tribe finalizes agreement with state to police tribal lands

 August 1, 2014

The state and Mashantucket Pequot Tribe have reached an agreement granting the tribal police department powers that are on par with a municipal police department.

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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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