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April 8, 2015 6:36 PM Keno resurrected as Connecticut considers more casinos

Allowing Connecticut's tribes to open satellite casinos isn't the only gambling proposal up for debate this session. There's also a bill that would allow the Connecticut Lottery Corporation to offer the gambling game keno, most likely at bars and restaurants across the state. A legislature's Finance Committee is planning a public hearing on the legislation 73

April 8, 2015 6:10 PM Los Angeles Dodgers' front office think tank is a force to be reckoned with

Over the course of a 15-year Major League Baseball career, a guy sees just about everything. Players come and go, teams rise and fall. The older you get, the more strange things you see. Just ask Jimmy Rollins. As trade rumors swirled this winter, the former NL MVP and three-time All-Star shortstop reached out to Dee Gordon. The weird part for Rollins 53

April 8, 2015 3:38 PM Our Las Vegas team names, logos

What would an expansion team in Las Vegas be called? What colors would they wear? We asked our writers, and they rolled the dice on some suggestions. We also had great submissions by our users, and Uni Watch picked the five best. A couple of things here. First, to "make your bones" is a catchphrase suggesting having to establish credibility or respect 22

April 8, 2015 2:38 PM Paris Hilton Sparkles In A See-Through Dress On The Red Carpet

LOS ANGELES - MAY 31: Paris Hilton poses backstage at The 2003 MTV Movie Awards held at the Shrine Auditorium on May 31, 2003 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images) LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 3: Paris Hilton dancing away at the launch party of her new Paris Hilton Fragrance December 3, 2004 in West Hollywood, California 42

April 8, 2015 2:16 PM NFL names first female official

The National Football League is hiring its first full-time female official. A Mississippi native, Thomas was the first woman to officiate a college football bowl game and had previously officiated at NFL camps and practices. She was one of two women in the NFL's advanced developmental program for referees, which has 21 officials poised to be tapped by the league 82

April 8, 2015 1:12 PM Hooters says largest location coming to Palms Casino

LAS VEGAS – The restaurant chain made famous for their waitresses — or their wings if its marketing is to be believed — says its largest location to date is coming to the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas not far from the casino bearing the brand's name. Hooters of America and Palms Casino announced Wednesday that a 15,200 square-foot franchise location 56

April 8, 2015 1:04 PM Emanuel's re-election present: Chicago’s fiscal nightmare is just beginning

CHICAGO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Rahm Emanuel may have been elected to a second term as Chicago's mayor on Tuesday but now he faces a stark choice: inflict pain on the city's population in the form of unpopular measures such as higher taxes or kick its problems further down the road and risk a fiscal crisis that could even lead to bankruptcy later. While 21

April 8, 2015 12:33 AM MGM arena to serve Coca-Cola, feature Toshiba products

MGM Resorts International and entertainment company AEG say their 20,000-seat arena being built behind the New York-New York casino-hotel on the Las Vegas Strip will feature Coca-Cola beverages and Toshiba technology. The companies announced the sponsorship deals with Toshiba and Coca-Cola on Tuesday. The two join Schneider Electric as founding sponsors 78

April 8, 2015 12:09 AM Casino backers urge colleagues to consider bill's revenue

Supporters of casino gambling are asking skeptical colleagues in the House of Representatives to consider the revenue that would come from a proposed bill to approve two casinos after a grueling House budget process that struggled to find new sources of cash. "All of us would have had a different budget if there would have been more revenue," said Democratic 75

April 8, 2015 12:01 AM Rand Paul enters 2016 fray: how big money changes GOP calculus

What’s new isn’t that lots of candidates are running. It’s that the fund-raising climate can boost their staying power – and may complicate Republican efforts to retake the presidency. ​​In 2012, the evidence of how money was changing American presidential elections came in the form of Newt Gingrich lasting longer than most any pundit imagined he would 20