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Connecticut's Foxwoods Resort Casino faces daunting hurdles as it joins a crowded race for the lucrative destination resort business in Massachusetts.

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4/24/2017

article US Supreme Court rules in favor of Foxwoods
(Washington D.C.) -- Cheung Yin Sun lawsuit against Foxwoods Resort Casino has failed after the US Supreme Court decided to reject it last week. The gambling venue was...
article Pawtucket officer charged in assault of Foxwoods bathroom attendant
(Connecticut) -- An off-duty Pawtucket police officer is accused of punching a 73-year-old bathroom attendant at Foxwoods Resort Casino because “the water was too...

4/22/2017

article “Kelly” Cheung Yin Sun has case against Foxwoods Casino thrown out
(Connecticut) -- “Kelly” Cheung Yin Sun had her case against Foxwoods Casino in Connecticut thrown out by the US Supreme Court earlier this week. Kelly Sun...
article Sarah Silverman brings her stand-up to Foxwoods
(Connecticut) -- Sarah Silverman had lots to say about President Donald Trump’s refusal to release his tax returns at a recent rally in New York City. So, you can...

4/20/2017

article U.S. Supreme Court won’t hear gamblers’ case against Foxwoods
(Connecticut) -- The U.S. Supreme Court declined this week to hear an appeal brought by gamblers who claimed Foxwoods Resort Casino illegally withheld mini-baccarat...

4/18/2017

article “Queen of Sorts” Kelly Sun’s $1.14 Million Case Against Foxwoods Rejected by US Supreme Court
(Washington D.C.) -- “Kelly” Cheung Yin Sun, the edge-sorter extraordinaire whose reign of terror on the baccarat tables with poker champion Phil Ivey in...

4/17/2017

article Foxwoods slot revenue rises 3.2%
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino posted a 3.2 percent increase in slot revenue for the month of March, its first increase of the year. Mohegan Sun also posted an...
article Justices Won't Hear Suit Over $1.14M Tribal Casino Winnings [sub req]
(Washington D.C.) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected a bid by a group of gamblers to revive their case alleging that the tribal operator of the Foxwoods Resort...

4/15/2017

press release Foxwoods Resort Casino Reports March 2017 Slot Revenue
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods® Resort Casino has reported slot revenue of $38.7 million for the month of March 2017. This figure is up 3.2 percent compared to $37.5...

4/11/2017

article Charity golf tournament heading to Foxwoods in August
(Connecticut) -- The fifth annual Jeffrey Osborne Celebrity Classic golf tournament will be held at Foxwoods Resort Casino August 6-8. Osborne announced the new venue...
article Review: Ruth's Chris Steak House offers array of sizzling steaks, sides
(Oklahoma) -- At Ruth’s Chris Steak House, there’s the sizzle. And then, there’s “The Sizzle.” The first sizzle is the one that accompanies...

4/9/2017

article Dining review: David Burke Prime delivers razzle-dazzle at Foxwoods
(Connecticut) -- Everything feels bigger at a casino. Perhaps that’s why the dining feels so luxe at David Burke Prime at Foxwoods Resort Casino. From the...

4/6/2017

article Foxwoods Casino: A gamble that paid off
(Connecticut) -- Michael and Diane Engel choose to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary at Vue 24 at Foxwoods Resort Casino. The couple from Sayville, N.Y., aren...

3/30/2017

article Foxwoods Casino Philadelphia partners lose appeal in bid to recoup $50M fee
(Connecticut) -- A federal judge has upheld a bankruptcy court’s rejection of a development group’s bid to recoup the $50 million licensing fee it paid for...

3/29/2017

article Foxwoods, Largest Indian Gaming Resort in North America, Celebrates its Quarter Century
(Connecticut) -- When the now iconic Foxwoods Resort Casino came onto the scene in Southeastern Connecticut in 1992, outside of Las Vegas and Atlantic City, it was the...

3/24/2017

article Fashion Outlets at Foxwoods, LLC v. GGH Management, LLC (sub req.)
(Connecticut) -- The members of a limited liability company failed to show that they had independent interests in the litigation sufficient to confer standing.

3/21/2017

article Ledyard can pursue attorney’s fees in slot-machines tax case, appeals court rules
(Connecticut) -- A state Appellate Court ruling has cleared the way for the Town of Ledyard to seek attorney’s fees it incurred in defending a federal lawsuit over...

3/16/2017

article Salem man pleads guilty in connection with overdose in casino hotel room
(Connecticut) -- A 32-year-old Salem man pleaded guilty Thursday in U.S. District Court in New Haven to delivering heroin to a woman who overdosed in a hotel room at...

3/15/2017

press release Foxwoods Resort Casino Reports February 2017 Slot Revenue
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods® Resort Casino has reported slot revenue of $34.3 million for the month of February 2017. This figure is down 5.4 percent compared to $36.2...

2/27/2017

article Gamblers Want Justices To Hear Tribal Casino Winnings Suit [sub req]
(Connecticut) -- A group of gamblers has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review their case alleging that the tribal operator of the Foxwoods Resort Casino and certain...
article Police: Man caused disturbance at Foxwoods hotel
(Connecticut) -- A Rhode Island man is facing charges after police said he caused a drunken disturbance early Sunday at the Two Trees Inn at Foxwoods Resort Casino....

2/25/2017

press release Enjoy the “Luck of the Irish” at Foxwoods Resort Casino This March
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods® Resort Casino, the Northeast’s premier resort destination, is continuing their Anniversary celebrations into the month of March.

2/24/2017

article Gamblers Want Justices To Hear Tribal Casino Winnings Suit [sub req]
(Connecticut) -- A group of gamblers has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review their case alleging that the tribal operator of the Foxwoods Resort Casino and certain...

2/22/2017

article Foxwoods at 25, what a trip it has been
(Connecticut) -- The wonder of it all. How implausible is Foxwoods Resort Casino? Born of a tribe that almost had ceased to exist, the largest resort casino in North...

2/20/2017

article At 25-year milestone, Foxwoods Resort Casino plots next quarter century
(Connecticut) -- For 25 years now, the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation has proven itself a sharp developer whose projects have provided entertainment for millions of...

2/18/2017

press release Foxwoods Resort Casino Announces Winning Couple of Dream Wedding Giveaway
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods® Resort Casino announced Friday the winning couple of the Dream Wedding Giveaway.

2/15/2017

article Foxwoods marks 25th anniversary with 25-tier cake
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino threw a block party of epic proportions Wednesday, complete with a towering 25-tier cake, to mark the beginning of its 25th...
article Foxwoods Resort & Casino 25th anniversary celebration
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort & Casino celebrated its 25th anniversary Wednesday with a bash. Hundreds of patrons gathered for the event, which included the...

2/14/2017

article Foxwoods slot revenues slip in Jan.
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino Tuesday reported a 2.6 percent slot revenue decline for the month of January. According to the casino owner, Foxwoods took in $34...
article Foxwoods’ slots revenue declined in January
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino’s slot-machine revenue last month declined 2.6 percent. The casino reported Tuesday that it “won,” or kept, $34...
article Foxwoods marking 25 years with Smokey Robinson, John Fogerty this week
(Connecticut) -- Leaner than at its peak before the Great Recession but with an outlet mall these days to help hedge its bets, Foxwoods Resort Casino will celebrate 25...
press release Foxwoods Resort Casino Reports January 2017 Slot Revenue
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods® Resort Casino has reported slot revenue of $34.8 million for the month of January 2017. This figure is down 2.6 percent compared to $35.7...

2/12/2017

article Workers' gamble on Foxwoods paid off 25 years ago
(Connecticut) -- Brenda Eastman took a chance about 25 years ago and applied for a waitress job at the new Foxwoods Resort Casino. Eastman was a single mother waiting...

2/11/2017

press release Foxwoods Resort Casino to Kick Off 25th Anniversary Celebrations this Month
(Connecticut) -- As 2017 marks Foxwoods® Resort Casino's 25th Anniversary, Foxwoods is excited to invite the local community to a day filled with entertainment,...

1/29/2017

article Banned from casino, he returns to lose more money without detection
(Connecticut) -- On the edge of a vast casino, David Schreiber played video poker at a frenetic pace — fast enough to place almost 50 bets a minute. Beat, pause,...

1/26/2017

article Sugar Factory coming to Foxwoods casino
(Connecticut) -- Sugar Factory American Brasserie, a nationwide chain of casual eatery and confectionary shops, is readying to open its newest location at Foxwoods...

1/25/2017

article Foxwoods to host ComiCONN in June
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino announced it will host the 8th annual ComiCONN, Connecticut’s largest comic book and pop culture convention. The convention...

1/16/2017

article Foxwoods reports 6-percent decline in December slots revenue
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino has reported that its slot-machine revenue last month was down 6.4 percent compared to December 2015. The casino “won,...
article Foxwoods sees drop in Dec. slots revenue
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino has reported a 6.4 percent decline in slot revenue for the month of December. Foxwoods' December slot revenue slid to $35.3...
article Mashantuckets’ 2016 fundraising campaign raised more than $140,000
(Connecticut) -- The Mashantucket Pequot Tribe and the tribe-owned Foxwoods Resort Casino raised more than $140,000 during the tribe’s 2016 fundraising campaign,...

1/13/2017

press release Foxwoods Resort Casino Reports December 2016 Slot Revenue
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods® Resort Casino has reported slot revenue of $35.3 million for the month of December 2016. This figure is down 6.4 percent compared to $37.7...

1/9/2017

article Foxwoods launches its new Broadway Series in April
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods has hosted a wide array of entertainment over its 25 years, from musicians Carrie Underwood and Pink to comics Jerry Seinfeld and Robin...

1/4/2017

press release Foxwoods Resort Casino to Present Its First-Ever Broadway Series
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods® Resort Casino turns 25 Years Proud this February, and the year-long celebration will present world-class entertainment that now includes,...

12/30/2016

article 'Rez Rumble' Creator Promotes Celebrity Boxing Match
(Massachusetts) -- For the past nine years, Stanley R. Dutra, a Middleborough man and member of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe, has been hosting Rumble at the Rez, a day of...

12/22/2016

article ‘Magical History Tour’on view at Foxwoods
(Connecticut) -- It’s one thing to listen to a Beatles album, but why stop there? If you really love the Fab Four, you can experience their entire music career...

12/19/2016

article Foxwoods dealers ratify union contract
(Connecticut) -- Unionized table games dealers at Foxwoods Resort Casino overwhelmingly ratified a tentative contract agreement reached last week with casino management...

12/12/2016

article Foxwoods dealers, casino management forge tentative contract settlement
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino and the union representing the casino’s table games dealers have tentatively agreed on a new multiyear contract, both sides...

12/3/2016

article Foxwoods Lights Tree Full of 100,000 Lights
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino is getting into the holiday spirit. The casino lit their 30 foot tree, full of a hundred thousand twinkling lights Saturday.

11/22/2016

article Guy Fieri's Foxwoods Kitchen + Bar Opens Nov. 25
(Connecticut) -- Flavortown, meet Foxwoods. Guy Fieri's Foxwoods Kitchen + Bar, by celebrity chef and Food Network star Guy Fieri, opens Nov. 25 at 11 a.m. on the...

11/21/2016

article Beatles Collectors Lend Artifacts For 'Magical History Tour' At Foxwoods
(Connecticut) -- The new exhibit at Foxwoods Resort Casino of Beatles memorabilia, "The Magical History Tour," begins chronologically before the Beatles...

11/15/2016

article Foxwoods CEO a presence in Idaho
(Connecticut) -- Despite what you may have heard, Felix Rappaport, the Foxwoods Resort Casino president, has no plans to build a hotel in St. Anthony, Idaho. It is true...
press release Foxwoods Resort Casino Reports October 2016 Slot Revenue
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods® Resort Casino has reported slot revenue of $37 million for the month of October 2016. This figure is down 4 percent compared to $38.5...

11/14/2016

article Man hangs from fifth floor of Foxwoods parking garage Saturday night after fleeing from police
(Connecticut) -- A man pursued by police for allegedly passing a counterfeit bill, fled and then hung by his arms from the fifth floor of the Fox Tower parking garage...

11/1/2016

article Man charged with theft of license plate from casino lot
(Connecticut) -- A routine check of car registration at a Mystic gas station early Monday morning has led to charges for one employee that police said admitted to...

10/17/2016

press release Foxwoods Resort Casino Reports September 2016 Slot Revenue
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods® Resort Casino has reported slot revenue of $38.6 million for the month of September 2016. This figure is up 3.8 percent compared to $37.2...

10/7/2016

article Chinese trio lose appeal against Foxwood Resorts Casino confiscation
(Connecticut) -- In New York, a federal appeals court has upheld the earlier dismissal of a $3 million lawsuit filed by three gamblers amid claims that the Foxwoods...

10/6/2016

article Dismissal of gamblers’ suit against Foxwoods upheld
(Connecticut) -- A federal appeals court has upheld the dismissal of a $3 million lawsuit in which three gamblers claimed Foxwoods Resort Casino illegally withheld their...

10/5/2016

article Man falls to his death at Foxwoods; no foul play suspected
(Connecticut) -- Tribal police on Wednesday said no foul play is suspected in the death of a man whose body was discovered early Tuesday morning after he apparently fell...

9/30/2016

press release Mashantucket Pequot Gaming Visionary Richard A. “Skip” Hayward Selected for Induction into Gaming Hall of Fame
(Connecticut) -- A former Mashantucket Pequot Chairman and visionary behind Foxwoods® High-Stakes Bingo and Foxwoods Resort Casino, Richard A. “Skip”...
press release Foxwoods Resort Casino Launches World-Class Rewards Program
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods® Resort Casino, in connection with launch ambassador Richard Rawlings, owner of the soon-to-open Richard Rawlings’ Garage, today...

9/29/2016

article Former Mashantucket chairman enters gaming hall of fame
(Connecticut) -- Former Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Chairman Richard “Skip” Hayward earned one of the gaming industry’s most prestigious awards...
press release Foxwoods launches new rewards program
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino, in connection with launch ambassador Richard Rawlings, owner of the soon-to-open Richard Rawlings' Garage, today announced...

9/28/2016

press release Foxwoods social casino proves popular
(Connecticut) -- With just five months passed since the 27 April launch of their social casino, Greentube and Foxwoods Resort Casino, today revealed that the Foxwoods...

9/24/2016

article State police ID tribal officer who shot man in casino garage
(Connecticut) -- Connecticut State Police have identified the tribal police officer who shot a man on the fourth floor of a parking garage at the Foxwoods Resort Casino.

9/23/2016

article Officer identified in Foxwoods police confrontation
(Connecticut) -- The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Police officer involved in the confrontation with Michael Goodale, who fell from the fourth floor of the Fox Tower...

9/22/2016

article Preston fire chief: Revolution Rock Festival planning paid off
(Connecticut) -- Hundreds of planning hours and cooperation from seven emergency response agencies helped make the public safety aspects of last Saturday's inaugural...

9/21/2016

article Tribal Gaming Pioneer Richard 'Skip' Hayward Joins Gaming Hall of Fame
(Las Vegas) -- Richard A. "Skip" Hayward, a visionary for tribal gaming, is one of five inductees into the Gaming Hall of Fame’s Class of 2016. He joins...
article Groton City man identified in death at Foxwoods
(Connecticut) -- State police on Wednesday identified the man who died Tuesday at Foxwoods Resort Casino during an encounter with Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Police in a...

9/20/2016

article Armed Man Falls From Foxwoods Garage, Dies, After Police Open Fire, Officials Say
(Connecticut) -- A fatal confrontation in a Foxwoods casino garage late Tuesday morning ended with at least one shot being fired and a man falling four levels to the...
article Man dies after falling from Foxwoods garage during police confrontation
(Connecticut) -- Fired upon by police, an armed man fell Tuesday from the fourth floor of the Fox Tower parking garage at Foxwoods Resort Casino and was pronounced dead...
article Officer-involved shooting reported at Foxwoods Resort Casino
(Connecticut) -- Connecticut State Police have confirmed to 22News’ Connecticut sister station News 8 that there is an ‘active incident’ being...
article Officials: After Police Open Fire, Armed Man Falls From Foxwoods Garage
(Connecticut) -- A Foxwoods casino patron died Tuesday after police fired at him and he fell four floors, state police said. It wasn't immediately clear if he was...
article Police: Armed casino patron shot, killed by tribal police
(Connecticut) -- Connecticut authorities say an armed casino patron was shot and killed by a tribal police officer during a confrontation in a parking garage of Foxwoods...

9/19/2016

article Revolution Rock Festival draws nearly 20,000 to Mashantucket
(Connecticut) -- At Foxwoods’ Revolution Rock Festival Saturday, Juliann Roose and Randy Reed, of Flint, Mich., slumped against a barricade, exhausted from both...

9/15/2016

article Preparations underway for Revolution Rock Festival at Mashantucket
(Connecticut) -- Preparations for the Revolution Rock Festival are anticipating one of the biggest events in years in the Ledyard-Preston area, according to local...
press release Foxwoods Resort Casino Reports August 2016 Slot Revenue
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods® Resort Casino has reported slot revenue of $41.9 million for the month of August 2016. This figure is down 1.4 percent compared to $42.5...

9/13/2016

press release Foxwoods Licenses VizExplorer to Consolidate Business Performance Data
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods has entered a five-year agreement with VizExplorer, which lets businesses analyze live, fast-changing data and take immediate action through a...

9/8/2016

article Revolution Rock Festival parking to be in Preston
(Connecticut) -- The Foxwoods Resort Casino-AEG Live inaugural Revolution Rock Festival Sept. 17 won't be held in Preston this year as originally planned, but three...
article What a Family Can ‘Win’ at a Casino Resort
(Connecticut) -- For parents, the never-ending challenge is to find something new, entertaining, educational, and satisfying for kids to do on weekends and with the...

8/30/2016

article Revolution festival to rock Mashantucket
(Connecticut) -- With the inaugural Revolution Rock Festival less than three weeks away, ticket sales are keeping pace with projections, according to the Sept. 17 event...

8/16/2016

article Foxwoods reports stronger slot revenue in July
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino posted stronger slot machine revenue in July than the month prior. The casino’s $44.2 million win on the month is up more...
article Foxwoods signs deal with zipline operator
(Connecticut) -- A West Coast operator of outdoor adventure and resort facilities is designing a zipline attraction that Foxwoods Resort Casino now hopes to have up and...

8/15/2016

press release Foxwoods Resort Casino Reports July 2016 Slot Revenue
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods® Resort Casino has reported slot revenue of $44.2 million for the month of July 2016. This figure is down 0.6 percent compared to $44.5...

8/7/2016

article Skip Mohegan Sun Chick-fil-A; eat at Foxwoods
(Connecticut) -- You would have to have been in a news blackout bunker back in 2012 to miss the crushing condemnation of fast food chain Chick-fil-A and its president,...

7/30/2016

article Foreigner’s lead singer hosts a Foxwoods dinner
(Connecticut) -- Foreigner lead singer and foodie Kelly Hansen hosted a dinner for high rollers at Foxwoods Resort Casino’s Vue 24 on Thursday evening, the day...

7/28/2016

article Foxwoods names architect for Biloxi, Miss., casino project
(Connecticut) -- A prominent Las Vegas architectural firm known for its work in the gaming and hospitality industry is designing the proposed Foxwoods Resort Casino in...

7/27/2016

article Architect chosen to give new Biloxi casino look of ‘old Biloxi’
(Mississippi) -- Architectural firm Friedmutter Group will design the new Foxwoods Resort Casino at Biloxi Pointe. The announcement came Wednesday and shows progress on...
press release Foxwoods Resort Casino Selects Friedmutter Group for Biloxi Pointe Buildout
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods® Resort Casino today announced it has partnered with prominent architectural firm Friedmutter Group to design and engineer the new Foxwoods...

7/20/2016

article Feds Want Embezzler Back in Prison for Continuing to Gamble
(Connecticut) -- A day after a federal judge decided not to revoke Patricia Baddeley Meehan's supervised release from prison in February of 2015 and warned her not...

7/19/2016

article Embezzler could face more prison time for trips to casino
(Connecticut) -- A woman who spent more than three years behind bars for embezzling some $1.7 million from a South Windsor law firm is facing the possibility of going...

7/15/2016

press release Foxwoods Resort Casino Reports June 2016 Slot Revenue
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods® Resort Casino has reported slot revenue of $35.3 million for the month of June 2016. This figure is down 8.4 percent compared to $38.6...

7/12/2016

article Johnny Depp Meets with Paralyzed Fan Ahead of Concert: 'It Meant the World to Me'
(Connecticut) -- When Amanda Currie bought advance tickets last year to see her hero, Johnny Depp, in concert, she had no idea that she would be paralyzed from the neck...

7/8/2016

article Mashantucket Pequot: Trump Tactics “Bigoted And Ignorant”
(Connecticut) -- The leaders of a Connecticut Indian tribe are accusing Donald Trump’s presidential campaign of disrespecting Native Americans. In a statement...

7/6/2016

article Foxwoods recognized by business organizations
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino has been recognized for distinguished service in hotel operations, environmental services and human resources. The casino’s...
article N.Y. woman wins $1 million at Foxwoods bingo hall
(Connecticut) -- A New York woman walked away from Foxwoods Resort Casino a millionaire over Independence Day weekend after hitting the jackpot during the 30th...

6/30/2016

press release Foxwoods Resort Casino Recognized with Multiple Major Business Award Wins
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods® Resort Casino was recently celebrated for distinguished service in hotel operations, environmental services and human resources, scoring...

6/22/2016

article Tribal Casino Workers Must Face Fraud Claims, 2nd Circ. Told [sub req]
(Connecticut) -- Gamblers accusing a tribal casino operator and casino employees of falsely accusing them of cheating and keeping their winnings told the Second Circuit...

6/21/2016

article Mashantucket Pequots Set Sights on Casino Venture in Mississippi
(Connecticut) -- If you want to be successful, sometimes you have to think outside the box. Or outside the state, as the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation has discovered.

6/20/2016

article GAN ink mystery tribal social casino deal; Foxwoods social mobile numbers spike
(Connecticut) -- Online gaming technology provider GAN has inked yet another mystery social gaming deal with an unidentified tribal casino operator.
article Social gaming among CT casinos’ latest battles
(Connecticut) -- As the vice president of gaming and revenue enhancement for Foxwoods Casino, Eric Pearson faces the twin challenges of building brand loyalty and...

6/19/2016

article Foxwoods bingo celebrates 30 years of gaming in Connecticut
(Connecticut) -- Three decades of organized gaming in Connecticut will be celebrated July 5 when Foxwoods' bingo hall turns 30 years old. With its first game played...

6/17/2016

article Flashback: Trump and shock jock Don Imus trade jokes about American Indian tribe
(New York) -- Donald Trump, appearing on the Don Imus radio show in 1993, mocked a Connecticut tribe that had opened the Foxwoods casino. At the time, Trump operated...

6/15/2016

press release Foxwoods Resort Casino Reports May 2016 Slot Revenue
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods® Resort Casino has reported slot revenue of $38.4 million for the month of May 2016. This figure is down 11 percent compared to $43.2...

6/10/2016

article Revolution Rock Festival coming to Foxwoods Resort Casino
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino is further diversifying its entertainments offering after announcing that it has agreed to host the inaugural Revolution Rock...

6/9/2016

article Another casino planned for the Mississippi Gulf Coast
(Mississippi) -- A Connecticut Indian tribe and others say they'll partner to build a $265 million casino on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. The Mashantucket Pequot...
article Conn. tribe agrees to operate $265M Miss. casino
(Mississippi) -- A Connecticut Indian tribe will contribute $2 million toward the construction of a projected $265 million casino on Mississippi’s Gulf Coast and...
article Guy Fieri to bolster restaurant offerings at Foxwoods
(Connecticut) -- TV and star chef Guy Fieri is joining "Iron Chef" Cat Cora and "Fast N' Loud" star Richard Rawlings with plans to open...

6/8/2016

article Connecticut tribe agrees to operate $265M Mississippi casino
(Mississippi) -- A Connecticut Indian tribe will contribute $2 million toward the construction of a projected $265 million casino on Mississippi’s Gulf Coast and...

6/7/2016

article Mashantucket Pequot tribe among partners in $265M Mississippi casino
(Mississippi) -- A Connecticut Indian tribe and others say they’ll partner to build a $265 million casino on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. The Mashantucket Pequot...
article Mashantucket Pequot Tribe To Partner On Mississippi Casino
(Mississippi) -- The operators of Foxwoods Resort Casino — thwarted in their efforts to develop a casino in Massachusetts — have turned to the Deep South for...
article Mashantuckets to partner on Mississippi casino project
(Mississippi) -- How's Foxwoods Resort Casino at Biloxi Pointe sound? The Mashantucket Pequot Tribe that owns and operates Foxwoods Resort Casino announced Tuesday...
article Owners of one of the largest U.S. casinos signs to build in Biloxi
(Mississippi) -- One of Biloxi's largest landholders is teaming up with the owner of one of the largest casinos in the world to build a casino resort on Eighth...
article Immunity Irrelevant To Gamblers' Suit, Tribe Tells 2nd Circ. [sub req]
(Connecticut) -- Members of a tribe that operates Foxwoods Resort Casino urged the Second Circuit on Friday to not revive a suit alleging they falsely accused gamblers...
article Foxwoods adds four restaurants
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino has unveiled plans for a property development and expansion that includes adding four new restaurants.

6/6/2016

article Foxwoods To Add Celebrity Restaurants This Fall
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods prepares to welcome several new restaurants by celebrity chefs and TV personalities later this year. This fall, the resort casino will debut...

6/4/2016

article Foxwoods plans new restaurants helmed by celebrity chefs
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino unveiled plans Friday for a property development and expansion, including four new restaurants helmed by celebrity chefs. The...
article Milford: 300-unit apartment complex planned for casino site
(Massachusetts) -- A developer is proposing to build a 300-unit apartment complex on East Main Street on land where Foxwoods proposed to build a casino several years ago...
press release Foxwoods Resort Casino Continues to Evolve into a Full Service Resort Destination
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods® Resort Casino today unveiled plans for a game-changing 2016 property development and expansion. The Northeast’s premier resort...

5/20/2016

article Proposed Revolution Rock Festival will move to Mashantucket reservation this year
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino and concert promoter AEG Live will move the daylong Revolution Rock Festival on Sept. 17 from a proposed site on Route 2 in...

5/16/2016

article Foxwoods Resort Casino reports 5% increase in slot revenue
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino has reported slot revenue of USD 40.7M for the month of April 2016. This figure is up 5% compared to $38.7 million in April of...
article Proposed rock festival draws ire of Preston neighbors
(Connecticut) -- The small town council meeting room in Preston was packed Monday evening as neighbors gathered to hear a proposal to create a one-day musical festival...
article Residents: Foxwoods music festival will be burden on Preston
(Connecticut) -- Residents of Preston said Monday they're skeptical Foxwoods Resort Casino can pull off a large-scale outdoor music festival without disrupting their...

5/14/2016

article April eventful for Foxwoods; higher slot machine revenue reported
(Connecticut) -- On Friday, Foxwoods Resort Casino reported slot revenue of $40.7 million for April 2016, an increase of 5 percent over the same time last year’s...
article Foxwoods’ slots revenue up 5 percent in April
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino's slot-machine revenue was up 5 percent last month, the casino reported late Friday afternoon. After paying out prizes, the...
press release Foxwoods Resort Casino Reports April 2016 Slot Revenue
(New York) -- Foxwoods® Resort Casino has reported slot revenue of $40.7 million for the month of April 2016. This figure is up 5 percent compared to $38.7 million...

5/9/2016

press release Greentube Partners With Konami for Renewed Supply of Game Content to Foxwoods' New Social Casino
(Connecticut) -- Greentube, a leading developer and provider for internet, mobile, PC and iTV and their parent company, the Novomatic Group, today announces their...

5/3/2016

article Preston would review rock festival site as ‘stadium’
(Connecticut) -- The town's zoning regulations do not specifically allow a concert festival grounds in the resort commercial district, but the Planning and Zoning...

4/30/2016

article Foxwoods launches new social casino platform
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino today announced the launch of a new social casino platform called FoxwoodsONLINE. The platform is not a gaming site.
article Foxwoods, Greentube upgrade casino’s online gaming website
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino has launched an online “social casino” designed to drive players back to the real thing. The site — a retooled...
article Foxwoods proposes major outdoor concert venue on tribe-owned land in Preston
(Connecticut) -- Land on Route 2, once envisioned by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe as a site for a polo playing field, could be transformed into a major outdoor music...
press release Foxwoods Resort Casino Launches Next-Generation Social Gaming System
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods® Resort Casino today announced the launch of FoxwoodsONLINE social casino platform. The program is powered by Greentube Pro, Greentube...

4/18/2016

article Foxwoods Resort Casino reports March 2016 slot revenue
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino has reported slot revenue of USD 37.5M for the month of March 2016. This figure is down 7.3 percent compared to $40.4 million in...

4/15/2016

press release Foxwoods Resort Casino Reports March 2016 Slot Revenue
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods® Resort Casino has reported slot revenue of $37.5 million for the month of March 2016. This figure is down 7.3 percent compared to $40.4...

4/13/2016

article Foxwoods Developer Loses Bid To Recoup $50M Casino Fee [sub req]
(Pennsylvania) -- A Pennsylvania bankruptcy judge has thrown out a bid by the bankrupt developer of a failed Foxwoods casino project in Philadelphia to recoup a $50...

4/11/2016

article Robert Hayward Returns In Leadership Job at Foxwoods
(Connecticut) -- Robert D. Hayward operated a chainsaw to clear land for the Mashantucket Pequots' first bingo hall in the 1980s, and he was there when his brother...
article The Indian Reservation where Stephen Smith will fight for the world title
(Connecticut) -- Stephen Smith will bid to join brother Liam as a world champion when he takes on Jose Pedraza for the IBF world super-featherweight crown on Saturday...

4/9/2016

article OSHA: Store at CT casino put workers at risk
(Connecticut) -- The owners of the Guess? Factory Store at the Tanger Outlet Mall at Foxwoods Casino in Mashantucket faces fines of up to $65,000 for potentially putting...

4/8/2016

article OSHA Cites Foxwoods Store
(Connecticut) -- An investigation by OSHA has turned up safety hazards at a store in the Tanger Outlet Mall at Foxwoods Casino. The administration says GUESS Factory...

4/7/2016

article Haywards never turned back on tribe, youngest sibling says
(Connecticut) -- It’s a name synonymous with grand vision and good fortune. Maybe hubris, too, though family members could be expected to dispute that. The name...

4/6/2016

article Mashantuckets name Robert Hayward to government affairs post
(Connecticut) -- Robert Hayward, former chairman of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Gaming Commission and younger brother of Richard “Skip” Hayward, the...
article Foxwoods Resort Casino to host Kids Week
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino, 350 Trolley Line Blvd., Mashantucket, will host Kids Week featuring its free Kiddie Game Lounge from noon to 5 p.m. April 18-21...

4/1/2016

article Savor brings back a fun vibe, food and drink to Connecticut Convention Center
(Connecticut) -- Savor, the food and drink celebration at the Connecticut Convention Center, returns for a second year April 7-9 with most of the same elements as the...
article Conservative Party Official Nailed on Fraud
(New York) -- Jurors convicted a Conservative Party official of double-billing taxpayers to the tune of $200,000 while he hit the golf course and gambled at a casino.

3/29/2016

article Largest Table Game Jackpot Ever Hit At Foxwoods
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino paid out a top jackpot through its multi-link progressive table-game solution, Vice President of Table Games at Foxwoods Resort...

3/23/2016

article CEO: Foxwoods’ future could include zip line, other outdoor activities
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino’s “master plan” for broadening its appeal with millennials and families includes a zip line connecting The Fox...

3/17/2016

article Foxwoods, dealers negotiating third contract
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino management and the labor union representing some 1,500 table-games dealers continue to negotiate a new contract to replace one...
press release Foxwoods Resort Casino Reports February 2016 Slot Revenue
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods® Resort Casino has reported slot revenue of $36.2 million for the month of February 2016. This figure is up 14.7 percent compared to $31.6...

3/12/2016

article OP/ED: Absent without leave in Mashantucket
(Connecticut) -- A few weeks ago, I received an email advertising “free concert tickets.” As I consciously choose not to read the many warnings about...

2/29/2016

article Foxwood Resort Casino launch FoxPerx
(Connecticut) -- North America’s largest casino, Fox Resort Casino, is set to launch a new daily slots bonusing programme, FoxPerx, on 1 March. The programme will...

2/26/2016

press release Foxwoods Resort Casino Launches Real-Time Slots Bonusing Program
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods® Resort Casino, the largest resort casino in North America, is set to launch FoxPerx on March 1, unleashing an exciting new daily slots...

2/21/2016

article Feeling like a queen at Foxwood’s Vue 24
(Connecticut) -- It may be just a dozen or so miles away, but once you’ve settled in to your spot at Vue 24 — the posh yet comfy restaurant high atop the...

2/17/2016

article Man accused of sex assault on casino bus draws jail
(Connecticut) -- A 70-year-old man who police said has traveled for a month from casino to casino by bus, had his run come to an end when he allegedly gambled on...

2/15/2016

article Haute Spots Near Boston: Foxwoods Resort Casino
(Connecticut) -- Sometimes you just need to plan a little weekend escape from it all. Whether you are looking for some R&R or a weekend filled with excitement, it...
press release Foxwoods® Resort Casino Reports January 2016 Slot Revenue
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods® Resort Casino has reported slot revenue of $35.7 million for the month of January 2016. This figure is up 4.7 percent compared to $34.1...

2/12/2016

article Foxwoods reports revenue gains in latest quarter
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino generated $229.3 million in net revenues in the three months that ended Dec. 31, a 2.6 percent increase over the same period the...

2/8/2016

article Foxwoods' VUE 24: Classic Continental Dining With Panoramic Views
(Connecticut) -- The name, menu and concept are all new at VUE 24, but Foxwoods' lofty 24th-floor restaurant still has that enviable sweeping view.

1/27/2016

article Foxwoods Resort Casino launches special promotions to celebrate 24-Karat Gold Anniversary
(Connecticut) -- Competition is fierce in the multi-billion dollar U.S. casino industry and many casinos often fold and go out of business in quick time.

1/26/2016

press release Foxwoods Resort Casino Set to Commemorate Its 24-Karat Gold Anniversary
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods® Resort Casino, the largest resort casino in North America, will mark its “24-Karat Gold Anniversary” in February with pure...

1/18/2016

article Most Foxwoods stores closing midweek during winter
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino, home to an 80-store outlet mall, is closing more than a dozen retail outlets in the casino on Tuesdays and Wednesdays during a...

1/17/2016

press release Foxwoods® Resort Casino Reports December 2015 Slot Revenue
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods® Resort Casino has reported slot revenue of $37.7 million for the month of December 2015. This figure is up 4.1 percent compared to $36.2...

1/15/2016

press release Foxwoods® Resort Casino Reports December 2015 Slot Revenue
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods® Resort Casino has reported slot revenue of $37.7 million for the month of December 2015. This figure is up 4.1 percent compared to $36.2...

1/1/2016

article Imagine Dragons At Foxwoods Resort Casino
(Connecticut) -- Fans from across the state and beyond partied at Foxwoods Resort Casino on New Years Eve to ring in the new year with Imagine Dragons in The Grand...

12/30/2015

article Former Foxwoods spokeswoman returns to Mashantucket as director of communications
(Connecticut) -- After working in public relations for the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe and its entities for 15 years, Lori Potter resigned as Foxwoods Resort Casino’...

12/28/2015

article Foxwoods, faring better, extends ‘forbearance’ agreement with lenders
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino recorded some financial gains in the fiscal year that ended Sept. 30, the casino’s annual report shows, and the...

12/22/2015

article Foxwoods most ‘Instagrammed’ in state
(Connecticut) -- Instagram, the online photo-sharing service with more than 400 million users worldwide, has named Foxwoods Resort Casino the most “Instagrammed...

12/16/2015

article N.Y. woman accused of stealing $70K using casino rewards card
(Connecticut) -- A 64-year-old New York woman is accused of helping to steal more than $70,000 by using a 74-year-old Foxwoods Resort Casino patron’s gift rewards...

12/15/2015

press release Foxwoods® Resort Casino Reports November 2015 Slot Revenue
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods® Resort Casino has reported slot revenue of $38 million for the month of November 2015. This figure is down 0.2 percent compared to $38.1...

12/14/2015

article Ledyard still seeking $1.5 million in attorney’s fees in Mashantucket tax case
(Connecticut) -- The Town of Ledyard is still seeking to recover more than $1.5 million in attorney’s fees it incurred in defending a federal lawsuit over its...

12/10/2015

article Police: Foxwoods employee stole casino equipment, sold it on eBay
(Rhode Island) -- A longtime Foxwoods employee is accused of stealing electronic equipment from the casino and selling it on eBay. Scituate Police executed a search...

12/8/2015

article Foxwoods employee charged in thefts from casino
(Connecticut) -- Tribal police on Tuesday arrested a longtime Foxwoods employee for allegedly stealing electronic sound equipment from the casino and selling it on eBay.

11/26/2015

article Tanger Outlets at Foxwoods calmly joins the Thanksgiving shopping crowd
(Connecticut) -- Rather than the fistfights and stampedes often associated with Black Friday sales, the Thursday night opening of the Tanger Factory Outlet Center at...

11/12/2015

press release Criss Angel Conquered It, Landon Swank Will Be Tested at Foxwoods Resort Casino
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods® Resort Casino, the Northeast’s premier hotel, gaming, shopping and entertainment destination, announced today that world-renowned...
press release Foxwoods Resort Casino Set to Commemorate Frank Sinatra’s Centennial Birthday
(Connecticut) -- “The best is yet to come” never rang so true as Foxwoods® Resort Casino prepares to honor “Ol’ Blue Eyes” throughout...

11/6/2015

article Private Bus Impounded In Conn. Amid Investigation Into Deadly Queens Hit-And-Run
(New York) -- A private bus has been impounded in Connecticut to see if it is the same one involved in a hit-and-run crash that killed an elderly woman in Queens. It...
article Woman charged with using $72,000 from stolen Foxwoods card
(Connecticut) -- Tribal police early Friday arrested a New York woman on charges she used a stolen Foxwoods player’s card to buy more than $72,000 in gift cards...

11/3/2015

press release Foxwoods Resort Casino Honors Veterans with a Special Lineup of Red, White and Blue Festivities
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods® Resort Casino, the largest resort casino in North America, and the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation (MPTN) invite everyone to join us on...

10/14/2015

press release Foxwoods® Resort Casino Reports September 2015 Slot Revenue
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods® Resort Casino has reported slot revenue of $37.2 million for the month of September 2015. This figure is up 3.2 percent compared to $36...

10/13/2015

article Foxwoods hosts escape act for outdoor audience
(Connecticut) -- Criss Angel, the Las Vegas headliner who’s fast becoming the house magician at Foxwoods Resort Casino, took to the lawn outside Foxwoods’ Grand Pequot...

10/12/2015

article Spencer Horsman succeeds in water tank escape at Foxwoods
(Connecticut) -- Illusionist and escape artist Spencer Horsman worked on Columbus Day and successfully defied death. The 27-year-old performed the Harry Houdini-style...

10/10/2015

article Greentube’s partnership with Foxwoods twice as nice
(Connecticut) -- International social casino platform and game developer Greentube Pro will be Foxwoods Resort Casino’s exclusive social casino platform. The...

10/7/2015

article Foxwoods signs deal with social casino
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket has signed an exclusive deal with a social online casino to attract new gamblers to its Connecticut playing floor...
article Vehicle theft at Foxwoods leads to police chase on I-395
(Connecticut) -- State police say a Greenwich man stole a vehicle from Foxwoods Resort Casino on Tuesday and later led officers on a chase on Interstate 395 before he...

10/5/2015

article GameAccount to exit partnership with Foxwoods
(Connecticut) -- Mashantucket Pequot Gaming Enterprise (MPGE) and GameAccount Network PLC (GAN) have mutually agreed to a managed exit from their relationship over a...

10/3/2015

article GAN loses on gamble with US casino
(Connecticut) -- GAN, a listed gaming technology group backed by the Smurfit family, has lost a key contract with the biggest resort casino in the US, writes Gavin Daly.

9/28/2015

article Everi Extends Partnership with Foxwoods Resort Casino
(Connecticut) -- Nevada-based manufacturer of slot machines and other casino equipment Everi Holdings Inc. announced earlier today that it had extended its partnership...
press release Everi Expands Strategic Partnership With Foxwoods Resort Casino
(Connecticut) -- Everi Holdings Inc. EVRI 1.32% ("Everi" or the "Company") announced today that it has expanded its long-term partnership with...

9/17/2015

article Fantasy Camps Capture Hearts and Dollars of Retirees
(Connecticut) -- It's not just the younger generations that are valuing experiences over material goods. Rey Moré was on stage at Foxwoods Casino in Connecticut,...
article Hartford Officer Terminated After Incident At Foxwoods
(Connecticut) -- An officer accused of making racist comments at Foxwoods Resort Casino while intoxicated was terminated late last month, according to documents provided...

9/16/2015

article Hartford Police Officer fired for violating Code of Conduct
(Connecticut) -- Hartford Police Officer Kamil Stachowicz has been fired after an incident that occurred at Foxwoods Resort and Casino in February where police say he...

9/15/2015

article Foxwoods Reports August 2015 Slot Revenue
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods® Resort Casino has reported slot revenue of $42.5 million for the month of August 2015. This figure is down 9.5 percent compared to $47...

9/11/2015

press release Foxwoods® Resort Casino Adds Connecticut Lottery Sales to Retail Portfolio
(Connecticut) -- Starting this month, Foxwoods® Resort Casino – the Northeast’s premier hotel, gaming, shopping and entertainment destination –...

9/6/2015

article One dead in crash near Foxwoods Casino
(Connecticut) -- One person has been killed in a single vehicle accident near Foxwoods Casino. State Police in Montville say 63 year old Thomas Mcguire of Plymouth, MA...

8/16/2015

article Cirque Eloize Visits Yawkey Way During Tour At Foxwoods Casino (Video)
(Connecticut) -- Cirque Eloize is at Foxwoods for the month of August, and some performers stopped by Yawkey Way on Sunday to put on a show ahead of the Boston Red Sox...

8/15/2015

article Foxwoods Reports July 2015 Slot Revenue
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods® Resort Casino has reported slot revenue of $44.5 million for the month of July 2015. This figure represents a slight annual increase...

7/23/2015

article Developer abandons proposed New Bedford casino Foxwoods would have managed
(Massachusetts) -- The Mashantucket Pequot Tribe’s bid to derive revenue from Massachusetts’ entry into the gaming market appeared to end Wednesday when a...
article Hartford Officer Banned From Foxwoods Over Alleged Racist Rant
(Connecticut) -- A Hartford police officer who has been banned for life from Foxwoods Resort and Casino now faces the prospect of losing his job. It comes in response to...

7/22/2015

article Developer of Foxwoods casino in New Bedford abruptly drops out of license
(Massachusetts) -- KG Urban had proposed a $650 million resort casino, but had asked the commission for an extension of the deadline to fine the final application.
article Developer Of Foxwoods Casino In New Bedford Drops Out
(Massachusetts) -- Developers of a planned Foxwoods casino for the New Bedford waterfront abruptly backed out of the competition for Massachusetts' final resort...
article New Bedford group abandons casino project, leaving Brockton alone in play for southeastern Massachusetts license
(Massachusetts) -- Brockton on Wednesday suddenly became the sole applicant in play for the southeastern Massachusetts commercial resort casino license after a rival...

7/16/2015

article Foxwoods' slot win grew in June
(Connecticut) -- For the first time in years, both Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun each reported a year-over-year uptick in their monthly slot machine win. Following Mohegan...

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