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Foxwoods Resort Casino recently announced a partnership with PariPlay that lays the groundwork for on-premises, real-money online gambling. “Foxwoods has adopted PariPlay’s ground-breaking interactive gaming platform eyeON, allowing guests at North America’s largest resort casino to enjoy digital gaming on-property, subject to any necessary legislation and regulatory review and approval,” a press release announcing the partnership stated.

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8/9/2020

article Woman’s belated birthday wish comes true at Foxwoods Resort Casino
(Connecticut) -- A sweet update! A birthday parade held back in March for Mikayla Deponte, a woman with down syndrome, received a good deal of attention. Turning 21,...

8/7/2020

article Foxwoods Brings Back More Dining Options
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino is continuing reopening more restaurants along with its HighFlyer Zipline. Reopening restaurants include Cedars Steaks &...

7/31/2020

article Foxwoods drive-in recalls simpler time, with more social distance
(Connecticut) -- Harry Potter just turned 40. If that doesn’t make you feel old enough, picture a family, kids clad in pajamas, piling into a station wagon and...
article Moody's appends limited default to Mashantucket's Ca-PD PDR following term loan maturity extension
(Wall Street) -- Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") today appended an "LD" designation to Mashantucket (Western) Pequot Tribe, CT's Ca...

7/29/2020

article Foxwoods reports first case of the coronavirus among its employees
(Connecticut) -- A Foxwoods Resort Casino employee has tested positive for COVID-19, the first to the knowledge of casino officials, the tribal-owned gambling and...
article Foxwoods reports first positive COVID-19 test of employee
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino announced Wednesday that a casino employee had tested positive for COVID-19 two days earlier, triggering contact tracing...

7/15/2020

article Foxwoods reports $33.6M earnings for June despite pandemic
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino is seeing positive business momentum since its June 1 reopening during the pandemic. It has reported a slot revenue of $33.6...
article Foxwoods Resort Casino reports slot revenue for June
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino has reported slot revenue of $33.6 million for the month of June 2020. This figure is down 4.9% compared to $35.3 million in June...

6/29/2020

article Fans allowed to attend Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 NASCAR Cup Series race at NHMS
(New Hampshire) -- New Hampshire Motor Speedway officials announced on Thursday fans will be allowed to attend the Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 NASCAR Cup Series race on...

6/28/2020

article Motorcycle Crash Near Foxwoods Casino: Ledyard Police
(Connecticut) -- The southbound exit ramp to Route 214 on the Route2 2 bypass in front of Foxwoods will be closed for an undetermined amount of time while police...

6/18/2020

article What post-coronavirus gambling at Foxwoods will look like
(Connecticut) -- The Connecticut-based Foxwoods Resort Casino has invested more than $1 million in renovations to ensure the safety of its customers as they return to...

6/12/2020

article Foxwoods Takes Next Steps in Reopening Plan
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods announced Friday that it is moving forward with reopening plans, which include opening more activities on the property. The tribe has reopened...

5/27/2020

article Foxwoods’ chairman holds to June 1 opening: ‘This is my family going to work here.’
(Connecticut) -- Three of Gov. Ned Lamont’s top agency leaders on Wednesday got first-hand looks at the preparations for a partial reopening at Foxwoods Resort...
article Lamont commissioners visit Foxwoods on day two of casino tour
(Connecticut) -- Members of Gov. Ned Lamont’s administration toured Foxwoods Resort Casino on Wednesday, five days ahead of the casino’s scheduled reopening...

5/22/2020

article Foxwoods lays out safety plans as casinos prepare phased reopening
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino, which announced with Mohegan Sun that they would reopening the first week of June, laid out its new safety protocols and...
article Inside Foxwoods Casino Resort Ahead of June 1 Reopening
(Connecticut) -- The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe announced Wednesday that they will begin reopening portions of their reservations on June 1...
article Safety measures implemented at Foxwoods ahead of reopening
(Connecticut) -- Both Foxwoods Resort Casino and Mohegan Sun casino are working together towards a safe reopening. Mohegan Sun announced its plans to welcome patrons...

5/21/2020

article Tribes open to suggestions but still plan to reopen casinos
(Connecticut) -- Plans to partially reopen Foxwoods Resort Casino on June 1 are still moving ahead despite opposition from Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont, the chairman of...

5/11/2020

article Temporary Layoffs Hit Foxwoods Casino
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino announced that it will lay off "a majority of our workforce without benefits" starting May 31. Since the casino closed...

5/9/2020

article Foxwoods Casino Workers to Lose Benefits, Await Connecticut Reopening
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino remains closed due to coronavirus and now the Connecticut tribal venue is planning to temporarily lay off the majority of its...

5/8/2020

article Foxwoods Casino announces temporary layoffs to majority of employees
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino announced they will be temporarily laying off the majority of their workforce due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The majority of...
article Foxwoods laying off ‘majority’ of its workforce May 31
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino temporarily will lay off the “majority” of its workforce May 31, ceasing health benefits for those workers, casino...

5/6/2020

article How one of the world’s largest casinos is planning to reopen in the wake of COVID-19
(Connecticut) -- As Rodney Butler walks through the dark halls of the Foxwoods Resort and Casino in Connecticut, he laments that the 4,500 slot machines throughout the...

5/3/2020

article Capitol Report: Mashantucket Tribal Chair joins panel to discuss how pandemic has impacted casinos
(Connecticut) -- They say “the house always wins,” but not this time around. Mashantucket Tribal Chair Rodney Butler joins the panel to discuss the impact of...

4/28/2020

article Two closed restaurants lay off nearly 100 employees
(Connecticut) -- Two southeastern Connecticut restaurants informed the state last week that they were laying off or furloughing nearly 100 employees after closing due to...

4/25/2020

press release Pitbull booked at Foxwoods for summer show
(Connecticut) -- Pitbull is (tentatively) coming to Connecticut. The international rap star has a show scheduled for Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket on July 24 at...

4/17/2020

article Foxwoods’ slots revenue down by nearly two-thirds in March
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino kept just shy of $14 million in slot-machine revenue last month, about a third of what it kept the same month the previous year....

4/15/2020

article Foxwoods CEO John James leaves after 8 months
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino CEO John James, 59, has resigned after just eight months on the job and in the midst of a pandemic that has shuttering casinos in...
article Foxwoods CEO Resigns As Casino Remains Closed
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods CEO John James has resigned his position effective immediately to spend more time with his family, according to a statement from the...

4/14/2020

article Foxwoods CEO James resigns after less than a year
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino CEO John J. James has resigned effective immediately after serving in the post for just nine months.
article Foxwoods CEO resigns, effective immediately
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino's president and chief executive officer has resigned, effective immediately.John James, named the casino's top executive...
article Foxwoods President and CEO John James has resigned
(Connecticut) -- The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation announced today that Foxwoods President and CEO John J. James has resigned, effective immediately. James has left...

4/11/2020

article Foxwoods Resort Casino Announces Give of a $1,000 Gift Card, Confirms Concerts for June & July
(Connecticut) -- Mashantucket based premier gambling house Foxwoods Resort Casino announced a giveaway of a $1,000 Foxwoods Gift Card, to help someone’s “...

4/9/2020

article Facebook page a lifeline for Foxwoods’ furloughed employees
(Connecticut) -- It used to teem with fond memories, anecdotes and nods to such shared milestones as birthdays, anniversaries and deaths. Now, it's mostly a how-to...

4/2/2020

article Foxwoods Casino Owner Hires New Top Lawyer Amid Covid-19 Crisis
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino has hired a new general counsel even as the coronavirus has quieted its slot machines and resulted in the furlough of more than 5...

4/1/2020

article Foxwoods Resort Casino donates masks, gloves and more
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino and the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation are continually seeking ways to support their local communities affected by the COVID-...

3/23/2020

article Foxwoods donates 22,000 pounds of food to United Way
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino and the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation on Friday donated more than 22,000 pounds of food to the Gemma E. Moran Food Bank.

3/22/2020

article Connecticut casino furloughs over 5,000 employees
(Connecticut) -- A Connecticut casino that closed this week has furloughed its workforce of more than 5,000 employees. Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket closed to...
article Connecticut’s Foxwoods Dealers Did Not Get Chance to Negotiate on Paid Leave Before Closure: Report
(Connecticut) -- Dealers at Connecticut’s Foxwoods Resort Casino were furloughed along with thousands of other venue workers as the property shut down for at least...

3/21/2020

article Foxwoods’ unionized dealers furloughed along with rest of casino’s workers
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resorts Casino's coronavirus-induced shutdown came amid contract negotiations between casino management and unionized table-games dealers...

3/18/2020

article The Night COVID-19 Silenced The Slots At Foxwoods
(Connecticut) -- The only man at the last bar open at Foxwood Resorts Casino sipped bottled water and played Keno on a video screen embedded in the bar top. His name was...

3/16/2020

press release Foxwoods Resort Casino Announces Two-Week Closure
(Connecticut) -- After careful consideration and evaluation, and in alignment with the state's mandate to minimize the risks and impacts of COVID-19, Foxwoods Resort...

3/13/2020

article Despite the coronavirus, Foxwoods is staying open for now
(Connecticut) -- One of Connecticut’s largest tourist attractions, Foxwoods Resort Casino, announced Friday it would not close at this time due to the coronavirus...

3/5/2020

article Foxwoods pastry chef Franck Iglesias to appear on Food Network ‘Spring Baking Championship’
(Connecticut) -- Franck Iglesias, the executive pastry chef at Foxwoods Resort Casino, is one of 11 bakers competing on the upcoming season of Food Network’s...

2/20/2020

article Where Is He Now: Michael Hoover, R.I. connection to McDonald’s Monopoly scandal
(USA) -- You don’t have to look hard in HBO’s new “McMillions” documentary about the rigged scheme behind McDonald’s Monopoly promotional...

2/17/2020

article Chicopee man arrested in connection with Foxwoods Casino stabbing
(Connecticut) -- A Chicopee man has been charged with misdemeanors in connection with the stabbing of a Rhode Island man at a Connecticut casino. Police charged 40-year-...

2/16/2020

article Police: Man stabbed at Foxwoods Resort Casino
(Connecticut) -- A Massachusetts man was arrested in connection with a stabbing at Foxwoods Resort Casino, according to tribal police. Police say 40-year-old Robert J....

2/15/2020

article Police say man stabbed during large fight at Foxwoods
(Connecticut) -- Tribal Police Chief William D. Dittman said a man suffered multiple stab wounds early Saturday following a large fight in the Centrale Bar at Foxwoods...

2/9/2020

press release Butler Takes Plunge For Mystic Aquarium Animal Rescue Program
(Connecticut) -- Registration is now open for Mystic Aquarium's 7th Annual Seal Splash. Joining these hale and hardy supporters of the Animal Rescue Program is...

1/15/2020

article No Dice: State Law Precludes Recovery of $50,000,000 Gaming License Fee
(Pennsylvania) -- In 2007, Philadelphia Entertainment and Development Partners, LP dba Foxwoods Casino Philadelphia (“Plaintiff”) secured a gaming license...

1/9/2020

article Residential complex planned at South Philly site of scuttled Foxwoods Casino
(Connecticut) -- The site of the ill-fated Foxwoods Casino once proposed in South Philadelphia appears to be moving toward firm plans for a residential complex with...

12/21/2019

article Connecticut's Most Expensive Restaurant Is In Mashantucket
(Connecticut) -- Looking to impress your partner on the next date night? Well, we've got a restaurant for you. Though you'll probably have to clean up at the...

12/20/2019

press release Enter the New Year in style with Foxwoods Resort Casino
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino is unleashing all the wonder this holiday season! Whether you’re still looking for that perfect gift, trying to make plans for...

12/16/2019

article Foxwoods Casino Slot Revenue Posts Second Consecutive Monthly Gain, Easy Comparison Cited
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino reported its second consecutive month of gross gaming revenue (GGR) growth stemming from its slot machines, a positive sign for...

12/4/2019

article Case Dismissed for Trio Who Allegedly Conspired to Cheat Connecticut’s Foxwoods Out of $500K
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut, contends that a couple conspired with one of its former table game dealers to swindle more than $...

12/3/2019

article Charges dismissed for trio accused in $500,000 Foxwoods cheating scam
(Connecticut) -- Over the objections of the state, the records of three people charged with cheating the Foxwoods Resort Casino out of more than $500,000 in 2014 were...

11/26/2019

article Survivor casino tour to stop at Foxwoods
(Connecticut) -- Rock band Survivor has put together a short tour of casinos in 2020 that will include a stop at Foxwoods Resort Casino. The group will play the...

11/21/2019

article Topgolf Swing Suite Tees Off at Foxwoods Resort Casino
(Connecticut) -- At Foxwoods Resort Casino, guests are in for an experience as Topgolf is ready to tee off its new suite and lounge for the 21-and-over crowd. “...
article Court cases detail violent clashes between Norwich, New London groups
(Connecticut) -- An ongoing dispute between groups of young people from New London and Norwich led to a New Year's Day stabbing at Foxwoods Resort Casino and a...

11/13/2019

article Man to serve 29 months for assault on Foxwoods security officer
(Connecticut) -- Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Member Jukumu Reels-Felder was sentenced Tuesday in New London Superior Court to 29 months in prison for assaulting a...

11/9/2019

article Rion Ramirez Hired as Port Madison Enterprises’ New CEO
(Washington) -- The Suquamish Tribe announced Wednesday that it has hired renowned Indian Country attorney Rion Ramirez to be the new CEO of Port Madison Enterprises,...

11/7/2019

article Commentary: The Red Sox Are Coming to Town
(Massachusetts) -- As the headlines keep coming about the state’s casinos not meeting their projections for gaming revenues, the announcement last week that the...

10/31/2019

article Brandy to headline Valentine’s Day concert at Foxwoods
(Connecticut) -- R&B star Brandy will be one of several performers highlighted during the “Evening of Love” concert at Foxwoods Resort Casino on Feb. 14.

10/30/2019

article Foxwoods employee honored for supporting women in gaming industry
(Connecticut) -- Patricia Becker, a former board member of Global Gaming Women (GGW), said the eponymously named Patricia Becker Pay it Forward award was intended to...

10/26/2019

article Foxwoods’ new CEO revels in casino’s size, array of amenities
(Connecticut) -- John James exudes affability. Ten weeks into his tenure as Foxwoods Resort Casino’s new president and chief executive officer, he was breezy and...

10/25/2019

press release New Topgolf Swing Suite enhances Foxwoods Resort Casino’s 21+ Guest Offering
(Connecticut) -- New Topgolf Swing Suite Enhances Foxwoods Resort Casino’s 21+ Guest Offering. Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut is among the...

9/28/2019

article 97-year-old woman zip lines in Mashantucket
(Connecticut) -- A 97-yea-old woman proudly checked zip-lining off her bucket list on Friday afternoon. According to a news release sent to 22News, 97-year-old Jane...

9/19/2019

article Interview: Tom Cantone
(Connecticut) -- America’s casino, entertainment, hotel, and resort industry, a $240 billion entertainment and gaming colossus—now represents a powerful...

9/11/2019

press release Foxwoods Resort Casino offers tons of entertainment and savings!
(Connecticut) -- If you’re looking for a night out with girls or a date night opportunity, there are so many fun events happening at Foxwoods!

9/9/2019

article Arrests After 'Disturbance' At Foxwoods' Shrine Nightclub
(Connecticut) -- A party attended by several hundred people at Foxwoods Resort Casino's Shrine nightclub ended after an argument led to two arrests, according to a...

9/8/2019

article Two arrested in large disturbance Saturday night at Foxwoods nightclub
(Connecticut) -- Two people were arrested following a disturbance with a large group at Foxwoods Resort Casino around 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Mashantucket Pequot Tribal...

9/6/2019

article Foxwoods hosts Restaurant Week with deals and special menus
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino hosts its 2019 Restaurant Week promotion Sept. 9 to 15, with prix-fixe menus, discounted pricing and other specials at a variety...

9/4/2019

article Restaurant Week at Foxwoods Resort Casino
(Connecticut) -- Put off cooking and treat yourself to Restaurant Week at Foxwoods Resort Casino! It's happening September 9th through the 15th. For details visit...

8/31/2019

article Foxwoods Resort Casino, Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park form three year partnership
(Connecticut) -- Two weeks ago, it was announced Foxwoods Resort Casino and Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park have formed a three-year partnership that will go through...

8/27/2019

article Foxwoods’ revenues down nearly 8 percent in latest quarter
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino’s net revenues in the three months that ended June 30 were down 7.9 percent over the same period last year, according to...

8/23/2019

press release Additional Stadium Technology added to Foxwoods Resort Casino
(Connecticut) -- Interblock, a luxury gaming manufacturer and market leader in electronic table games has announced an expansion within the Foxwoods Resort Casino. The...

8/22/2019

press release Foxwoods Resort Casino Installs Third Interblock Stadium
(Connecticut) -- Luxury gaming manufacturer and electronic table game (ETG) market leader Interblock® announced an expansion of their footprint at Foxwoods Resort...

8/14/2019

article Foxwoods partnering with Thompson Motor Speedway through 2021
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino announced Wednesday a new three-year partnership with Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park, home of the first purpose-built road...

8/9/2019

article Blackjack dealer charged with overpaying patrons avoids jail
(Connecticut) -- A former blackjack dealer at a Connecticut casino who authorities say overpaid players by $18,000 won't get prison time. The Day reports that 47-...
article Former Foxwoods Dealer Stays Out of Prison after Confessing Blackjack Scheme
(Connecticut) -- An ex-dealer at Foxwoods Resort Casino avoided spending any time in Connecticut prison despite admitting the theft of about $18,000 largely by...
press release Foxwoods Resort Casino unveils Rainmaker Casino
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino, in keeping with its reputation as the premier resort destination in the Northeast, recently announced the opening of the cutting...

8/8/2019

article Judge Suspends Prison Time For Former Foxwoods Dealer
(Connecticut) -- The Day reported that Alysia OLeary, 47, the former Foxwoods casino tables games dealer who authorities said overpaid players, will not go to prison....

8/7/2019

article No prison for former Foxwoods casino dealer who overpaid patrons
(Connecticut) -- A former table games dealer for Foxwoods Resort Casino who pleaded guilty to overpaying players by $18,000 received a suspended prison sentence and five...

7/29/2019

article Foxwoods names new CEO
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino has named a new chief executive following the unexpected death of its former CEO. John J. James, CEO of Morongo Casino Report...

7/20/2019

article Foxwoods appoints first permanent CEO in more than a year
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut has its first permanent CEO in more than a year with the appointment Tuesday of tribal gaming executive John J....

7/19/2019

article Foxwoods Incoming CEO John James Faces Regional Gaming Competition, Declining Slot Revenue at New Post
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino new president and CEO John J. James has multiple challenges ahead including an increasingly competitive Northeast gambling market...

7/18/2019

article Foxwoods Hires Former Head Of California Casino As Next President
(Connecticut) -- The tribal-run Foxwoods casino in Connecticut has a new president. This comes as revenue is down for the casino, one of the largest in the world.
article John James named President and CEO at Foxwoods Resort Casino
(Connecticut) -- The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Council announces tribal gaming executive John J. James has been named the new President and CEO of Foxwoods Resort...
article Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 Cheat Sheet
(Connecticut) -- The short, flat tracks are rhythm courses. To make the best time around their confines, drivers have to brake early and accelerate at the apex.

7/17/2019

article Gaming industry veteran taking over as Foxwoods president
(Connecticut) -- The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Council on Tuesday named a Native American gaming and resort operations industry veteran as the new president and CEO of...

7/16/2019

press release Foxwoods Resort Casino Names John James As New President And CEO
(Connecticut) -- Today The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Council announces tribal gaming executive John J. James has been named the new President and CEO of Foxwoods Resort...
article John James appointed as new Foxwoods President and COO
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino will have a new President and CEO in John J James with effect from August 12. The appointment was announced this week by owner...
article A year of declines for Foxwoods’ slot revenue
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino joined Mohegan Sun later Monday posting lower year-over-year June slot revenues, its 12th consecutive month in decline. Foxwoods...

7/14/2019

article Foxwoods Continues to Promote ‘Big Papi’s House’ While Ortiz Is in Hospital
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort continues to promote “Big Papi’s House” weeks after the former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was shot, nearly...

7/12/2019

article Weird Al Yankovic - with full orchestra- at Foxwoods
(Connecticut) -- The world seems to have caught up with Weird Al Yankovic in terms of embracing the mock-tribute satire that’s at the core of his work. Spoofs,...

7/1/2019

article Two New Haven boxers co-headline CES fight at Foxwoods Casino
(Connecticut) -- New Haven’s dynamic boxing duo made it a proud night for the city on Saturday. Chad Dawson and Tramaine Williams fighting and winning on the same...

6/30/2019

article Dawson, Williams earn wins at Foxwoods
(Connecticut) -- Everything went according to plan for Chad Dawson’s return. Sort of. Dawson (35-5), returning in a light heavyweight bout against Quinton Rankin...

6/28/2019

article Foxwoods moved poker room to Rainmaker Casino
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino has long claimed to have “the largest poker room on the East Coast.” It apparently still does, though the competition...

6/18/2019

article Foxwoods’ May slot revenues down slightly
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino said its slot revenues continues to slide in May, but at a slower rate. Slot revenues fell 2.8 percent, compared to May 2018,...

6/11/2019

article Ortiz serves as "ambassador" at Foxwoods
(Connecticut) -- In January, David "Big Papi" Ortiz signed on as a Foxwoods Resort Casino "ambassador," agreeing to make promotional appearances at...

5/31/2019

article Foxwoods introduces new Rainmaker buffet
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino’s new Rainmaker Buffet is now open in the casino’s Rainmaker Square, featuring freshly prepared items for breakfast,...

5/28/2019

press release Legends in Concert set to return to Foxwoods
(Connecticut) -- The Vegas-revue of top tribute artists returns to Foxwoods Resort Casino in October. Legends in Concert features high-caliber impersonators singing the...

5/17/2019

article Bill Maher, Sinbad amuse at separate Foxwoods venues
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Casino has two big theaters, and May 25 each of them has a comedian who’s been consistently popular since the 1980s. Bill Maher spent the...

5/13/2019

article Foxwoods reports quarterly revenue decline
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino’s net revenue fell 6.9 percent in the quarter that ended March 31, a similar result to that reported last week by Mohegan...

5/7/2019

article Former Foxwoods dealer sues tribe over disability benefits
(Connecticut) -- A Westerly woman has filed a lawsuit against the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe and the Hartford Insurance Co., claiming they violated the federal Employee...

5/5/2019

article In Massachusetts, an Encore for former Foxwoods gaming executive
(Massachusetts) -- His casino career has taken him from Mashantucket to Bimini to the brink of Boston. It began in Bozrah. That’s where Doug Williams grew up, and in...

4/19/2019

article Genre-defying Jason Derulo playing Foxwoods
(Connecticut) -- People have been talking a lot about the death of musical genres lately. It seems that the swirl of styles and inclinations of music in 2019 defies...

4/16/2019

article Foxwoods’ March slot revenue down 8%
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino on Monday said its slot revenues in March fell 8 percent, matching the percentage decrease it recorded in the month prior....

4/15/2019

article Foxwoods reports 8 percent decline in March slots revenue
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino’s slot-machine revenue declined by 8 percent in March compared to the same month the previous year, data released Monday...
article Police: Person dies after fall from Foxwoods balcony; no foul play suspected
(Connecticut) -- A person died after falling from a Foxwoods Resort Casino balcony Sunday about 3 a.m., Mashantucket Pequot Tribal police Chief William Dittman said....
press release Foxwoods Casino reports March slot revenue
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino has reported slot revenue of $40.1 million for the month of March 2019. This figure is down 8% compared to $43.6 million in March...

4/14/2019

article Foxwoods Developing Social Media-Worthy Resort Experiences Amid Changing Customer Attitudes
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino is embracing changing patron behaviors by developing new gaming and entertainment attractions that ideally creates a more social...

3/26/2019

article Police connect 15 people to New Year’s Day knife fight at Foxwoods
(Connecticut) -- With three new arrests this month and two more pending, tribal police have connected 15 people to a knife fight at Foxwoods Resort Casino that left one...

3/21/2019

press release Foxwoods Resort Casino to host ‘In Reality’ series
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino will celebrate its first “In Reality” series this month with appearances by network stars from top-rated shows at 350...

3/4/2019

article American Indian activist calls for Justice Department probe into handling of BearHeels case
(Nebraska) -- American Indian activist Frank LaMere on Monday said the U.S. Justice Department should investigate the handling of the death of Zachary BearHeels, who...

2/18/2019

article Foxwoods’ slot revenue stumbles in January
(Connecticut) -- The Mashantucket Pequot-owned Foxwoods Resort Casino reported that it totalled US$31 million in slots revenue after paying out prizes, which is its...

2/15/2019

article Man charged with stealing Rolex watches from casino
(Connecticut) -- A Massachusetts man has been charged with stealing four Rolex watches worth a combined $73,600 from a Connecticut casino. The Norwich Bulletin reports...

2/14/2019

article Month seven: Foxwoods' Jan. slot revenue down 8.5%
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino on Thursday reported an 8.5 percent dip in January slot revenue, its seventh consecutive month of declines. Foxwoods, operated by...

1/19/2019

press release Foxwoods Resort Casino® Scores New MVP With David Ortiz Partnership
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino, voted the Best Casino Outside Las Vegas by a USA Today readers' poll, has scored big once again by announcing an exclusive...

1/15/2019

article Three more charged in connection with Tanger Outlets stabbing
(Connecticut) -- Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Police said they have charged three more people in connection with the October 20, 2018 stabbing incident at the Tanger...
press release Foxwoods Offers 27 Things To Do For $27
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino will mark its 27th Anniversary this February with 27 exciting experiences for just $27. According to a press release, exclusive...

1/14/2019

article East Providence police officer was suspended after arrest in Connecticut
(Rhode Island) -- An East Providence police officer was suspended without pay after an off-duty incident at the Foxwoods Resort Casino in November. Police Chief...

1/12/2019

article Police issue warrant for accused casino stabber
(Connecticut) -- Police are searching for a 19-year-old New London man wanted in connection with a New Year’s Eve stabbing at Foxwoods Casino. Police said Kevin...

1/5/2019

article Five people arrested so far from Foxwoods brawl on New Year's Day
(Connecticut) -- Police announce that they expect to make more arrests after a fight broke out at the Foxwoods Resort Casino on New Year's Day. According to the Day...

1/2/2019

article Officials: 3 wounded in brawl at Foxwoods Resort Casino
(Connecticut) -- Tribal police are investigating a New Year’s Day fight at the Foxwoods Resort Casino that left three people suffering stab wounds.

1/1/2019

article Three wounded in Foxwoods melee
(Connecticut) -- Three individuals suffered stab wounds during a fight at the Foxwoods Resort Casino early Tuesday morning. At approximately 1:10 a.m., a fight broke out...

12/31/2018

article YEAR IN REVIEW: ‘We have suffered a major loss’ – Foxwoods tribal chairman on the death of Felix Rappaport
(Connecticut) -- Gaming executive Felix Rappaport came to Las Vegas from Philadelphia in 1991 to become vice president of hotel operations at The Mirage, which at the...

12/9/2018

article Connecticut’s tale of two retail environments
(Connecticut) -- The current state of retailing, as played out in malls and shopping centers across Connecticut, is the equivalent of a Dickensian vision come to life.

12/4/2018

article Foxwoods Stuff The Bus Seasonal Giving Campaign In Final Week
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino's sixth annual "Stuff the Bus," during which unwrapped toys, blankets, pajamas, jackets and diapers are being...

11/30/2018

article Stony Creek at Foxwoods Resort Casino
(Connecticut) -- Scot went to check out the new Stony Creek brewery in Foxwoods Resort Casino! Visit foxwoods.com for more information.

11/20/2018

article Rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine arrested by feds who feared possible shooting at Foxwoods casino
(Connecticut) -- Daniel Hernandez, better known as rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine, faces life imprisonment on federal charges including racketeering allegations stemming from...

11/13/2018

article Foxwoods’ slots revenue down 10 percent in October
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino experienced a 10 percent decline in slot-machine revenue last month, the Mashantucket Pequot-owned casino announced Tuesday in a...
article How You Can Dine for Free at Foxwoods Resort Casino
(Connecticut) -- Kara went to meet up with Guy Fieri at Foxwoods Resort Casino where he has a very popular restaurant. To enter Shop Dine and Win, shop at Tanger Outlets...

11/12/2018

article Local veterans celebrated; honored for service
(Connecticut) -- While eastern Connecticut was abuzz Sunday with Veterans Day celebrations and commemorations, a pair of local events Monday at Three Rivers Community...

11/7/2018

press release Foxwoods, tribe to celebrate veterans with public events
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino and the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe invite the public to a Veterans Powwow on Saturday and their ninth annual Veterans Day Parade...

11/5/2018

article Foxwoods names VP of brand marketing, digital
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino has announced the hiring of Anika Howard as vice president of brand marketing and digital communications. Howard has nearly two...

11/3/2018

article Stuff the Bus drives start to season of giving
(Connecticut) -- A coach bus parked outside the Grand Pequot Tower at Foxwoods Resort Casino Saturday morning, but it wasn’t there for passengers. The casino...

10/30/2018

press release Foxwoods Names New VP Of Brand Communications
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino announced this week that Anika Howard has joined the team as Vice President of Brand Marketing and Digital. An award-winning...

10/29/2018

article Brockton cop arrested at Foxwoods accused of assaulting girlfriend
(Connecticut) -- A city police officer who is on leave related to a mid-October arrest at a Connecticut casino is accused of assaulting his girlfriend, The Enterprise...
press release Foxwoods names Anika Howard as VP of Brand Marketing and Digital Communications
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino, voted the Best Casino Outside of Las Vegas by a USA Today readers’ poll, and the premier resort destination in the...

10/26/2018

article Brockton cop suspended following arrest at Foxwoods Casino
(Connecticut) -- A city police officer has been off the job for two weeks related to a mid-October arrest at a Connecticut casino. The Enterprise has learned that Jamal...

10/22/2018

article 15-Year-Old Arrested After Stabbing At Foxwoods Mall; 3 Injured
(Connecticut) -- A 15-year-old was arrested after three “young adult victims” were injured in a stabbing at the Foxwoods Resort Casino’s shopping area on Saturday...
article Tribal Police Respond to Stabbing at Foxwoods Casino Outlets
(Connecticut) -- Mashantucket Tribal Police responded to a stabbing incident at the Tanger Outlet Mall at Foxwoods Casino Saturday afternoon. According to police, the...

10/21/2018

article 3 People Injured in Shopping Mall Stabbing at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut
(Connecticut) -- Three people were reportedly stabbed on Saturday in a frightening incident at the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut. Mashantucket...

10/20/2018

article 3 hospitalized, teen in custody after stabbing at Foxwoods
(Connecticut) -- One teen is in custody after a stabbing Saturday afternoon at Foxwoods Resort Casino, police said. At 2:18 p.m., police were alerted to a stabbing at...
article Teen arrested after multiple people injured in stabbing incident at Foxwoods
(Connecticut) -- A 15-year-old suspect was arrested after Mashantucket Tribal Police Department responded Saturday to a stabbing incident involving multiple victims at...

10/15/2018

article Slot revenue at Foxwoods drops 5.2%
(Connecticut) -- Slot revenue at Foxwoods Resort Casino is down more than five percent for the month of September compared to the same month last year, according to a...

10/5/2018

article Foxwoods Resort Casino named best casino outside of Las Vegas
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino was voted the best casino outside of Las Vegas by USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards. This award seeks the...

10/4/2018

article Celebrity chef celebrates 2nd year for Foxwoods restaurant
(Connecticut) -- Guy Fieri, the restaurateur, celebrity chef and television host of Food Network fame, visited his namesake eatery at Foxwoods Resort Casino on Thursday...

10/3/2018

article The East Coast 18: Foxwoods Casino Resort and Lake of Isles
(Connecticut) -- The Foxwoods Casino Resort has four hotels, two golf courses and its own 80-plus store Tanger Outlet Center. It can probably be seen from space. It...

10/1/2018

press release Dale Merill wins Great Women of Gaming award
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino, the Northeast’s premier resort destination, today announced that Dale Merrill, Senior Vice President of Human Resources...

9/25/2018

article Foxwoods Resort Casino to host Foxwoods On Tap
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods On Tap will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Dec. 1 at the Foxwoods Resort Casino, 350 Trolley Line Blvd., Mashantucket.

9/13/2018

article Foxwoods’ Aug. slot revenue, handle down slightly
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino reported a slight dip in slot revenue and wagers in August, the same month its new northern competitor, MGM Springfield, opened...

9/12/2018

article Police Charge Man in Assault of Casino Security Officer
(Connecticut) -- A Connecticut judge has ordered a member of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe to stay away from all casinos and to not go near a Foxwoods Resorts Casino...

9/11/2018

article Man arraigned in security guard assault at Foxwoods Resort Casino
(Connecticut) -- A New London judge ordered a 28-year-old Mashantucket Pequot Tribal member Tuesday to stay away from Connecticut casinos and not to go within 100 yards...

9/10/2018

article Connecticut Supreme Court Sides With Gaming Company in Battle With Ledyard Over Legal Fees for Casino Dispute
(Connecticut) -- The Connecticut Supreme Court has overturned a Connecticut Appellate Court ruling in which the town of Ledyard was seeking attorney fees incurred for...

9/3/2018

article For Foxwoods Resort Casino, size matters as MGM Springfield adds new competition
(Connecticut) -- Staring down the 3,750-foot zipline atop Foxwoods Resort Casino's Fox Tower, Interim CEO Rodney Butler rides the new cable down from 32 stories high...

9/1/2018

article Foxwoods property has biggest casino in North America
(Connecticut) -- There is no getting around the most striking characteristic of the Foxwoods Resort and Casino owned by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation in...

8/30/2018

article Mashantucket police seeking tribal member in Foxwoods assault
(Connecticut) -- Mashantucket Pequot tribal police have obtained a warrant for the arrest of a tribal member in the assault Sunday of a Foxwoods Resort Casino security...
article The Name of the Game
(Connecticut) -- Their spirit of survival cleared a pathway for the explosion of the Indian Gaming industry. Now, the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and its flagship...
article COA hosting Foxwoods Casino trip
(Connecticut) -- The Council on Aging is hosting a trip to the Foxwoods Casino on Sept. 14. Included in the $22 fee is transportation, full buffet, and $10 in play money...
article Security officer punched in face, suffers broken nose
(Connecticut) -- A security guard at Connecticut casino says she's still recovering from a punch in the face from a guest. Brooke Wyngaard says she was responding to...

8/29/2018

article Foxwoods security officer recovering from assault
(Connecticut) -- By her account, Brooke Wyngaard, a Foxwoods Resort Casino security officer, was responding to a report of an incident in The Fox Tower early Sunday...

8/24/2018

article Foxwoods Resort Casino opens Wingstop restaurant
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino, the Northeast’s premier resort casino destination, announced the opening of the Wingstop restaurant in the Great Cedar...

8/16/2018

article DOI's Views In Calif., Conn. Casino Suits At Odds, Tribe Says [sub req]
(Washington D.C.) -- A Connecticut tribe and the state told a D.C. federal court that the U.S. Department of the Interior is wrong to say that the tribe operates its...
article Foxwoods’ July slot revenue fell 5%
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino says its slot revenue and the amount bettors wagered both fell in July. The casino, operated by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal...

8/15/2018

article Man pleads guilty to sexual assault at Connecticut casino
(Connecticut) -- A New Hampshire man faces eight years in prison for sexually assaulting a woman he forced into his hotel room at a Connecticut casino.
press release Foxwoods reports July slot revenue
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino has reported slot revenue of $42.8 million for the month of July 2018. This figure is down 4.9% compared to $45 million in July...

8/14/2018

article ‘Aggressive & laid-back,’ Stony Creek Brewery opens location at Foxwoods
(Connecticut) -- Connecticut’s pair of casino resorts are brimming with new offerings in response to new competition, and a state-born success story has joined the...

8/13/2018

article Foxwoods reports decline in third-quarter earnings
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino has reported that its net revenues in the quarter ending June 30 totaled $209.2 million, down 3.3 percent over the same period...
article Foxwoods unveils two-story brewery
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino is getting into the craft beer craze. Foxwoods recently announced that Branford's Stony Creek Brewery, one of Connecticut...

8/12/2018

article Foxwoods, Stony Creek tap into brewpubs’ appeal
(Connecticut) -- In the tradition of Thrill Rides, a zip line, European-style go-kart racing and a host of other attractions aimed at playground-loving millennials,...

8/11/2018

press release Stony Creek Brewpub Opens at Foxwoods Resort Casino
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino today opened Stony Creek Brewery, a fully operational brewpub with an award-winning beer selection. The opening marks another...

8/9/2018

article Stony Creek Brewery Opens Brewpub Within Foxwoods Resort Casino
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods® Resort Casino today opened Stony Creek Brewery, a fully operational brewpub with an award-winning beer selection. The opening marks...

8/3/2018

article At Foxwoods’ helm, Butler taking the long view
(Connecticut) -- Members of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe have elected Rodney Butler chairman of the Tribal Council three times since 2009. He said Friday he hopes they...

7/27/2018

article Trevor Noah performs at Foxwoods Resort Casino
(Connecticut) -- Trevor Noah, host of Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show,” was originally set to do just one performance at Foxwoods Resort Casino, on...

7/23/2018

article Williams passes rugged test
(Connecticut) -- Considering he was taking on an unbeaten super lightweight with a promising future, Matt Doherty of Salem, Mass., had an unusual training regimen to...

7/22/2018

article Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 Winner Will Receive This ‘Majestic’ Trophy
(New Hampshire) -- The winners of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races in New Hampshire traditionally hoist a lobster at victory lane. But this year, the winner of...

7/18/2018

article Foxwoods Resort Casino names Tribal Chairman Rodney Butler interim CEO
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino has named an interim CEO following the sudden death of its previous CEO last month. The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Council...

7/17/2018

article Foxwoods names chairman Butler as interim CEO
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resorts Casino on Tuesday named its council chairman as interim CEO in place of the late Felix Rappaport. Rodney A. Butler will begin...
article Mashantucket Pequot Chairman Rodney Butler Will Serve As Interim CEO At Foxwoods
(Connecticut) -- The chairman of the Mashantucket Pequot tribe will assume the duties of interim president and chief executive of Foxwoods Resort Casino while searching...

7/6/2018

article REVIEW: My Weekend at ComiConn
(Connecticut) -- This past weekend, June 30th and July 1st I had the opportunity to attend ComiConn at the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut, hence the spelling of...

7/3/2018

article Foxwood launches international live table gaming platform
(Connecticut) -- Connecticut’s Foxwoods Resort Casino has launched a new roulette live-casino product to lure European players - but unusually they won’t be...

7/2/2018

article Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation makes first entry into online gaming
(Connecticut) -- The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation has joined the online gaming industry with a unique partnership. Gamblers in Europe and in other locations around...
article Foxwoods Casino to Offer Live-Dealer Online Gambling Internationally But Won’t Get A Cut
(Connecticut) -- The Mashantucket Pequot tribe, owner of Foxwoods casino in Connecticut, has launched a real-money, live-streaming online roulette product, but since...

7/1/2018

article Convention draws sci-fi, comics fans to Foxwoods
(Connecticut) -- Families from across the region came out in droves for ComiCONN at Foxwoods Resort Casino this weekend. The annual convention brought celebrities from...

6/29/2018

article Connecticut’s Foxwoods Casino goes international with launch of live roulette table
(Connecticut) -- Connecticut’s Foxwoods Resort Casino has launched a new Authentic Roulette live casino table through a partnership with live dealer specialist...

6/27/2018

press release Foxwoods and Authentic live gaming now open to the world
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino has gone live with Authentic Roulette, a platform that allows casino players in Europe and around the world to play a live table...
article Foxwoods goes live with online roulette
(Connecticut) -- Online gaming might be banned in Connecticut but that doesn’t mean players in Europe and elsewhere around the world can’t tap into the...
article Foxwoods to Request Extending Alcohol Service to 4 a.m.
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods is hoping it can let its late-night gamblers enjoy a drink while playing blackjack or slot machines. The Mashantucket Pequot tribe plans to...
article In Memoriam: Felix Rappaport, President & CEO, Foxwoods Resort Casino
(Connecticut) -- “Felix Rappaport was an incredible man. As one of the most celebrated leaders in the gaming industry, Felix was a shining example of what a team-...

6/25/2018

article Foxwoods Wants To Extend Alcohol Service Hours: Report
(Connecticut) -- The Mashantucket Pequot Tribe will seek permission to extend hours of alcohol service at Foxwoods in response to the Massachusetts Gaming Commission...

6/22/2018

article Foxwoods wants later ‘last call’ to keep up with Mass. casino
(Connecticut) -- With a soon-to-open Springfield, Mass., casino preparing to serve alcohol to gamblers until 4 a.m., the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe will seek permission...
article Lobster Madness Returns This Summer To Foxwoods
(Connecticut) -- Nothing says summer in New England like fresh locally-caught lobster, and Foxwoods Resort Casino is serving up a robust array of lobster entrées for...
article Felix David Rappaport
(Connecticut) -- Felix David Rappaport of Las Vegas, Nevada, 65, was called to eternal rest on Monday, June 18, 2018, in Mashantucket, CT. He died from heart related...

6/20/2018

article Casino mogul Felix Rappaport succumbs to heart disease
(Connecticut) -- Authorities say a Connecticut casino mogul has died of heart disease. The state's medical examiner's office says Foxwoods Resort Casino...
article Foxwoods CEO Felix Rappaport Dies Of Natural Causes
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods CEO Felix Rappaport, who died Monday in his suite at the casino, succumbed to heart disease, according to the state medical examiner’s...
article Foxwoods CEO's death linked to heart disease
(Connecticut) -- Felix Rappaport, the Foxwoods Resort Casino chief executive found dead Monday in his hotel suite at the casino, died of heart disease, the state medical...

6/19/2018

article NBA legend says mentors helped make magic
(Connecticut) -- NBA legend and business mogul Earvin “Magic” Johnson Jr. visited Foxwoods Resort Casino Tuesday afternoon for a private motivational talk...
article Magic Johnson speaks on ‘tough day’ for Foxwoods employees, guests
(Connecticut) -- At Foxwoods Resort Casino, the show went on Tuesday, the day after Felix Rappaport’s sudden death. Rappaport, Foxwoods’ president and chief...

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