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CT tourism industry to do more with less (again)

The state final state budget of $20.86 billion included a decrease in funding for the Office of Tourism's from $6.4 million to $4.1 million. “It means we need to focus on the most effective and efficient ways to maximize the reach of our message,” Randy Fiveash, director of the Office, said.

Bridgeport casino a no-go for now; questions remain about future

Questions about traffic, increasing casino competition from neighboring states, and the wisdom or breaking the state compact with the tribes operating Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods remain, say several observers.

Tribes claim state will lose big if new casinos are allowed

The report by a consultant to the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes maintains that a new casino would need to generate $1.083 billion in gross gaming revenue annually to offset revenue lost from Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun.

Bridgeport casino bill moves forward

The bill was sent to the House on Friday, after earlier indications that it would die in committee.

Public hearing to be held on competitive bidding for Bridgeport casino...

MGM, which has proposed a $675 million waterfront casino for Bridgeport, has been lobbying for open competition for about a year,

East Windsor moves closer to getting new Conn. casino

Still in the running is Windsor Locks; either way, the government must ultimately agree to allowing a third gambling site in the state.

Hwang: Human toll too great to add casinos

“We need to understand that we don’t have a revenue problem. We have a spending discipline problem," says State Sen. Tony Hwang.

Letter: Helping casinos while ignoring GE

A legislator and a former U.S. representative say state government has skewed priorities.

Penn eyes casino in Springfield

A Pennsylvania company unveiled its plans for an $800 million casino in western Mass. where Mohegan Sun hopes to build.

Foxwoods restructures $2.2 billion in debt

Foxwoods said a new debt deal puts it on “solid financial footing.”