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S&P: Expanding casinos, sports betting unlikely long-term revenue driver

Joe Cooper |

Developing new casinos and expanding sports betting in New England may provide a short-term revenue boost to states, but it's doubtful those economic gains will improve their long-term financial...

Hartford Athletic hosting Brazilian soccer stars Fri.

Gregory Seay |

Hartford Athletic, the city's new professional soccer club, will host several stars from Brazil's World Cup team Friday for a public meet-and-greet, soccer clinic, and exhibition match at the...

Developers see opportunity with increasing demand for youth-sports facilities

Matt Pilon |

Youth sports in the United States has blossomed into a $15.5 billion industry, with parents often treating out-of-state tournaments as a family vacation.

Self-defense key to Jones’ entrepreneurial pursuits

Stan Simpson Special to the Hartford Business Journal |

Joe Jones is an accomplished martial artist and instructor, but he's also an entrepreneur who owns a private security firm and real estate in Hartford.

Windsor Locks to hear out sports developer

Matt Pilon |

After postponing talks July 16 with the developer of a proposed $200 million multi-sport complex, Windsor Locks' top elected official said Wednesday morning that the project isn't dead yet.

CT’s national softball tourney to field $2.1M economic impact

Joe Cooper |

A national girls' softball tournament returning to Connecticut next week is expected to bring more than $2.1 million to the Greater Hartford economy, organizers announced Tuesday.

Hartford's new pro soccer team named entering 2019

Gregory Seay| Joe Cooper |

The Capital City's new pro soccer club will be named the Hartford Athletic, as promoters on Wednesday announced more than 1,000 fans have committed to season tickets at Dillon Stadium.

Developer plots $200M mega-sports complex in W. Locks with stadiums, hotels, 500 jobs

Joe Cooper |

A developer has announced plans to build and operate a $150 million to $200 million multi-sport complex in Windsor Locks featuring two roughly 6,000-seat stadiums, turf fields, retail space and...

Hartford's pro-soccer aims advance

Gregory Seay |

The Hartford promoters bringing pro soccer to the city's historic Colt Park plan a midweek update regarding their efforts to begin play in 2019.

Hartford Wolf Pack owner MSG eyes sports, entertainment split

Joe Cooper |

The Madison Square Garden Co. (MSG), which owns the Hartford Wolf Pack American Hockey League franchise, is considering a plan to separate its sports and entertainment businesses.

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