Keno, the unwanted child of Connecticut politics, vilified by gambling opponents and publicly defended by no major political figure, improbably remains alive as the General Assembly begins the last two weeks of the 2014 session.
WASHINGTON – Even though some of them don’t have challengers, Connecticut House members collectively spent nearly $3 million last year on everything from office supplies to gourmet chocolates, flowers, glitzy fundraisers and expensive meals.
In the oddly one-sided debate over whether to stop the Connecticut Lottery Corp. from launching keno, the Lottery seems to have finally found its voice, perhaps inspired by its old marketing slogan: “You can’t win, if you don’t play.”
They’ll be playing different rooms, but the Connecticut Republican Party and Bruce Springsteen are booked on the same date at Mohegan Sun. Springsteen and the E Street Band announced 15 U.S. tour dates Monday, including concerts at the Mohegan Sun Arena on the nights of May 17 and 18. The GOP previously scheduled its state […]
The Connecticut Lottery took a step Thursday toward bringing keno to bars, restaurants and other outlets next year, while legislators in Hartford began a study of the feasibility of introducing video slots to pari-mutuel facilities in Bridgeport, New Haven and Windsor Locks.