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Mashantucket Tribe close to a new contract with union at casino

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut is close to a new contract with a labor union that represents card dealers at the Foxwoods Resort Casino.

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4/22/2015

article Foxwoods gives glimpse of Tanger Outlets
(Connecticut) -- Just out of view of patrons on the Foxwoods Resort Casino gaming floor, a massive 24-hour operation is under way to convert 320,000 square feet of...
article Foxwoods’ Tanger mall opening drawing near
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino officials Tuesday joined a hard-hat tour of the Tanger Outlets at Foxwoods construction site, barely containing their enthusiasm...

4/15/2015

press release Foxwoods Reports March 2015 Slot Revenue
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods® Resort Casino has reported slot revenue of $40.4 million for the month of March 2015. This figure is down 9.3 percent compared to $44.6...

3/20/2015

article Thousands Flock To Job Fair At Foxwoods' New Outlet Mall
(Connecticut) -- Hundreds poured into the Premier Ballroom at Foxwoods Resort Casino Thursday to apply for jobs at one of the 80 stores that will be part of the Tanger...
article Turnout strong at Tanger Outlets job fair at Foxwoods
(Connecticut) -- If business at the Tanger Outlets at Foxwoods matches the traffic at Thursday’s pre-opening job fair, the mall-at-the-casino concept will have...

3/19/2015

article Foxwoods, Butera competing in Massachusetts
(Massachusetts) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino and its former chief executive officer are aligned with separate partnerships seeking to compete for the sole commercial casino...
article State grants extension as New Bedford reaches deal with developer on proposed Foxwoods casino
(Massachusetts) -- Developers vying for Massachusetts' final resort casino license have been granted another reprieve. The state Gaming Commission Thursday gave...
article Developer: Deal reached on Foxwoods casino in New Bedford
(Massachusetts) -- The developers of a proposed casino in southeastern Massachusetts say they've reached a host community agreement with New Bedford. New York-based...
article More than 700 head to Tanger Outlets job fair at Foxwoods
(Connecticut) -- Eric Perez was feeling positive after visiting a half dozen merchants Thursday in Foxwoods Resort Casino at a job fair organized by Tanger Outlets...

3/16/2015

article Casinos report declines in February slots revenue
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino’s slot-machine revenue for February was down 19.8 percent over the same month last year, while Mohegan Sun reported a more...
press release Foxwoods Reports February 2015 Slot Revenue
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods® Resort Casino today reported slot revenue of $31.6 million for the month of February 2015. This figure is down 19.8 percent compared to $...
article Weather eats into casino slot revenues for February
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino’s slot machine revenue declined 19.8 percent in February, as the cold temperatures and weekly snowstorms kept many visitors...
article Wintry February blamed for cut in Connecticut casino revenue
(Connecticut) -- Snowstorms are being blamed for a drop in revenue and slot machine bets at Connecticut's two casinos last month. Foxwoods Resort Casino, owned by...

3/13/2015

article Tanger Outlet to hold job fair Thursday at Foxwoods
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino will welcome job-seekers Thursday when Tanger Factory Outlet Centers holds a job fair for up to 900 positions it will fill in the...

3/10/2015

article Casino deal, if chips fall in place, could lead to spring campaigns in New Bedford
(Massachusetts) -- City residents could face a spring suddenly filled with casino-related campaigning and public outreach if the developer seeking to build a $500...

3/9/2015

press release Maryland Live! Casino selects GameAccount for Simulated Gaming™ website in the United States
(Maryland) -- GameAccount Network plc (“GameAccount Network” or the “Company”), a leading developer and supplier of enterprise-level B2B gaming...

3/7/2015

article Casino talks balancing on brink as city, developer draw lines
(Massachusetts) -- A day that began with impassioned, clashing statements ended with, maybe, inching steps toward reconciliation Friday, as Mayor Jon Mitchell and...

3/6/2015

article LaRocca joins Foxwoods as VP for brand marketing
(Connecticut) -- Paul LaRocca has joined Foxwoods Resort Casino as vice president, brand marketing. LaRocca brings nearly 30 years of marketing and leadership experience...

3/5/2015

article Casino analyst: Foxwoods revenues, employment plunging
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino, which recently signed a letter of intent to operate a proposed casino on New Bedford’s waterfront, has seen revenues and...
article Foxwoods agrees to operate casino proposed for New Bedford
(Massachusetts) -- The business group proposing to build a $500 million casino on the New Bedford waterfront has reached an agreement for Foxwoods Resorts to operate the...
article Foxwoods signs letter of intent with New Bedford casino developer
(Massachusetts) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino has signed a "letter of intent" with developer KG Urban Enterprises to operate a casino on New Bedford’s...
article Foxwoods to Play in Southeast Mass. Casino Contest
(Massachusetts) -- Foxwoods is officially making another run at a Massachusetts casino. The Standard Times of New Bedford reports the casino operator has signed a letter...

3/3/2015

article Mass. Casino Bidder Set To Partner With Foxwoods
(Massachusetts) -- Casino developer KG Urban Enterprises LLC plans to partner with Connecticut-based Foxwoods Resort Casino in its bid for a gambling license in...

3/2/2015

article Foxwoods would operate casino proposed for New Bedford
(Massachusetts) -- A New York City-based developer proposing to build a casino in New Bedford, Mass., plans to partner with Foxwoods Resort Casino, which would operate...
article Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation, Foxwoods Resort grants over $134K to charities
(Connecticut) -- The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and Foxwoods Resort Casino announced that its 2014 Annual MPTN Giving Campaign generated more than $134,000 for...

2/27/2015

article Casino names VP of gaming
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino has named Eric Pearson vice president of gaming and revenue enhancement. Pearson has worked at major gaming operations across the...

2/21/2015

article Foxwoods, mall promise 900 new jobs
(Connecticut) -- Hundreds of people are expected to shop for employment next month at a job fair at Foxwoods Resort Casino. Despite the location, none of the openings...

2/20/2015

article Tanger to hire 900+ for Foxwoods outlet stores
(Connecticut) -- Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, which will open its Foxwoods outlets on May 21, wants to hire more than 900 people and is hosting a job fair next month,...

2/18/2015

article Moody’s downgrades Mashantucket debt
(Connecticut) -- A leading credit rating agency has lowered its rating on the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe, whose Foxwoods Resort Casino reported late last week that the...
article Tanger Outlet job fair to be held at Foxwoods
(Connecticut) -- Tanger Factory Outlet will host a job fair on March 19 to hire more than 900 employees for the new Tanger Outlets at Foxwoods Resort Casino, which is...

2/16/2015

article Foxwoods Reports January 2015 Slot Revenue
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods® Resort Casino today reported slot revenue of $34.1 million for the month of January 2015. This figure is down 8 percent compared to $37.1...

2/7/2015

article Card Player Poker Tour Foxwoods Results: Events 7-9
(Connecticut) -- The first stop of Season III of the Card Player Poker Tour kicked off at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut Jan. 31 and will host a series of 13...

2/6/2015

article Developer says Foxwoods, 2 others interested in southeast Massachusetts casino license
(Massachusetts) -- Foxwoods gambling company is among those interested in operating a resort casino that developers hope to build on the New Bedford waterfront site of a...

2/5/2015

article KG Urban: Foxwoods in talks to operate New Bedford casino
(Massachusetts) -- Former NBA Commissioner David Stern, speaking on behalf of the New York-based developer headed by his son, told state gaming authorities today that...

1/25/2015

article Police Arrest New York City Fatal Stabbing Suspect At Foxwoods
(Connecticut) -- A man suspected of committing a fatal stabbing in New York City was arrested at the Foxwoods Resort Casino Friday, according to The Day of New London.
article Suspect in Fatal Stabbing Near Times Square Is Arrested in Connecticut
(Connecticut) -- A suspect in the fatal stabbing of a man at a deli near Times Square last week was arrested on Friday at a casino in Connecticut, officials said.
article Times Square murder suspect arrested at Connecticut casino
(Connecticut) -- A fugitive wanted in the deadly stabbing of a man near Times Square was arrested at a Connecticut casino, some 140 miles east of the crime scene, police...

1/24/2015

article Homeless murder suspect from NYC arrested at Foxwoods Resort Casino
(Connecticut) -- A homeless man wanted in connection with the stabbing death of another this week in New York City was apprehended on Friday at the Foxwoods Resort...
article New York City Murder Suspect Arrested at Foxwoods
(Connecticut) -- Mashantucket Pequot tribal police arrested a man at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Ledyard on Friday who is wanted in New York City on murder charges.
article UPDATED: Suspect wanted for murder apprehended in bus lobby at Foxwoods Resort Casino
(Connecticut) -- On Friday, Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Police arrested Arturo Lopez-Valle, a fugitive wanted for murder in New York City, in the bus lobby at Foxwoods...

1/23/2015

article Foxwoods union seeks to include Fox Tower employees
(Connecticut) -- When the United Food and Commercial Workers union sought to represent bartenders and the like at Foxwoods Resort Casino, it made a point of excluding...

1/20/2015

article Man proposes to girlfriend via flash mob at Foxwoods
(Connecticut) -- The proposal of the year took place at Foxwoods Resort Casino earlier this month. Mark Porcaro, a pharmacy supervisor for CVS in Springfield, proposed...

1/19/2015

article Joe Perry Rock and Roll Fantasy Camp at Foxwoods
(Connecticut) -- Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy Camp came to Foxwoods Resort and Casino for a second time Jan. 15-18 after its first success last Octorber. This time the...

1/17/2015

article Experts say Connecticut needs stronger laws against child sex trafficking
(Connecticut) -- A little more than a year ago, a law enforcement task force launched an investigation at Foxwoods Resort Casino into the use of online classified escort...

1/15/2015

press release Foxwoods Reports December Slot Revenue
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods® Resort Casino today reported slot revenue of $36.2 million for the month of December 2014. This figure is down 3.8 percent compared to $37...

1/5/2015

article Massachusetts Man Pulls Off A Flash Mob Foxwoods Marriage Proposal
(Connecticut) -- Now that's love, 2015 style! When Mark Porcaro and his then girlfriend Sharmin Islam saw a movie that featured a "flash mob" proposal, she...

1/2/2015

article Auditors Give Foxwoods Going Concern Warning
(Connecticut) -- The Foxwoods Resort Casino, which is in default on a $1.7-billion debt package, faces serious financial challenges in 2015 if it is unable to negotiate...
article Foxwoods’ future again clouded by debt
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino's current financial straits "raise substantial doubt" about its future operations, auditors wrote in the casino...

12/29/2014

article Former employee charged with theft from Foxwood’s Starbucks
(Connecticut) -- Police have arrested a Ledyard man for allegedly stealing an estimated $300 from a Starbucks at Foxwoods Casino. Ezequiel Torres, 22, was allegedly...

12/23/2014

article Foxwoods dealer facing cheating charge
(Connecticut) -- A dealer is accused of cheating to help two Foxwoods Resort Casino patrons win more than $500,000 at mini-baccarat. George Zhu, 42, of Flushing, N.Y.,...

12/18/2014

article Definition of ‘good standing’ at heart of Mashantucket court case
(Connecticut) -- A flawed interpretation of what it means for a Mashantucket Pequot to be in "good standing" with the tribe enabled Foxwoods Resort Casino to...
article Foxwoods hiring of convict challenged in court
(Connecticut) -- The court operated by the tribe that owns the Foxwoods Resort Casino is hearing a challenge over the hiring of a former tribal councilor who had been...
article Tribal court hears challenge over Foxwoods Resort Casino's hiring of ex-convict
(Connecticut) -- The felony conviction of a former Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation official should have kept him from receiving a management job at the tribe's...

12/16/2014

article Foxwoods Resort Casino launches new mobile app
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino has launched a new mobile app. Available through the iTunes App Store and Google Play, this app will enable guests to make dinner...

12/15/2014

article Foxwoods posts decline in November slot revenue
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino reported slot machine revenue, or win, of $38.1 million for November, down 13.2 percent compared to $43.9 million in November of...

12/13/2014

article Conn. casinos double down on expanding attractions
(Connecticut) -- The new chief executive at Foxwoods Resorts Casino, Felix Rappaport, likes to joke about how easy his job could have been in the 1990s, when the big...

12/11/2014

article 3-Year-Old Found Crying in Hotel Hallway While Dad Was in Casino Gambling
(Connecticut) -- When taking a gambling vacation, the smartest thing to do is to bring your toddler along, right? I suppose if you're a gambling man -- that is what...

12/10/2014

article Foxwoods CEO Defers To Tribal Council Regarding Last Call For Alcohol
(Connecticut) -- The head of Foxwoods Resort Casino said this week that extending drinking hours at the casinos makes sense given the "24-hour" nature of...
article Boy, 3, left alone while dad goes gambling, police say
(Connecticut) -- A man has been arrested by tribal police at the Foxwoods Resort Casino on charges that he left his 3-year-old son alone for several hours at a hotel.
article Man charged with leaving toddler alone in Foxwoods hotel room
(Connecticut) -- Tribal police have arrested a Windsor Locks man for allegedly leaving his 3-year-old son alone for several hours at the Fox Tower while at Foxwoods...

12/8/2014

article Foxwoods’ hiring of Thomas is challenged in Mashantucket tribal court
(Connecticut) -- When Foxwoods Resort Casino gave Steven Thomas a job in its human resources department last December, the former Mashantucket Pequot treasurer had...
article Mashantucket tribe challenged on hiring of ex-treasurer
(Connecticut) -- The tribe that owns Foxwoods Resort Casino is defending its decision to hire its former treasurer who was awaiting sentencing after he was convicted of...

12/5/2014

article Foxwoods Leader Likes His Chances
(Connecticut) -- Felix Rappaport, the new chief executive of Foxwoods Resort Casino, sat one evening in the cavernous lobby of the Grand Pequot Tower hotel, listing the...

12/4/2014

article The Fate Of Foxwoods
(Massachusetts) -- As Massachusetts prepares to jump into the gambling pool, we were struck by a piece today in the Boston Globe about the slumping fortunes of Foxwoods...

12/3/2014

article OP/ED: Don’t let Foxwoods’ money woes doom unique museum
(Connecticut) -- Flush with casino cash two decades ago, Connecticut’s Mashantucket Pequot tribe made an extravagant decision. On a wooded corner of its...

11/30/2014

article A Connecticut Indian Tribe Faces Its Eroding Fortunes
(Connecticut) -- Encased in glass, the Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center rises, improbably and on a grand scale, from the wooded swamplands of eastern...
article Foxwoods to cut slots, tables; Maryland Live! says it can take Horseshoe Baltimore
(Connecticut) -- The Foxwoods Resorts Casino in Connecticut plans to reduce its gaming options and boost non-gaming amenities in a bid to lure patrons through its doors...

11/29/2014

article Foxwoods opens ice rink Dec. 4
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino will host the grand opening of the Foxwoods Rink & Winter Patio on Thursday. U.S. champion figure skaters Sasha Cohen and...
article French wines to be showcased at Foxwoods dining event
(Connecticut) -- The Paragon Restaurant at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Conn. will be offering a dinner experience that showcases some of France's best...

11/28/2014

article Foxwoods seeks law exemption to serve alcohol longer
(Connecticut) -- The CEO of a Connecticut casino says he wants the state to consider changing its liquor laws so patrons can drink and gamble around the clock. Foxwoods...

11/27/2014

article Casino Seeks Longer Cocktail Hours
(Connecticut) -- At Connecticut’s casinos, you can gamble around the clock, but state law cuts off cocktail service soon after midnight. The CEO of the Foxwoods...
article Head of Foxwoods Resort Casino wants to extend last call for gamblers
(Connecticut) -- Strict liquor laws are killing the buzz — and profits — at Connecticut casinos and need revision, the new head of Foxwoods Resort Casino...
article Foxwoods Looks to Cut Back on Gambling, Diversify Revenues
(Connecticut) -- New Foxwoods CEO Felix Rappaport says that the casino resort plans to cut back a bit on its gambling focus and diversify its offerings is an attempt to...

11/26/2014

article Foxwoods betting on alternatives to gaming
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods, the largest casino resort in North America, is reducing its number of slot machines and table games to free up space for nightclubs and other...
article Rappaport thinks Foxwoods is still ‘teed up for success’
(Connecticut) -- He is either Mr. Las Vegas, or, by his own description, "the most boring person in the world." One thing's for sure: When it comes to the...

11/25/2014

article Foxwoods, biggest US casino, cuts back on gambling
(Connecticut) -- The new CEO of the Foxwoods Resort Casino says it is reducing the number of slot machines and table games to free up space for nightclubs and other...
article Foxwoods' New CEO Hopes To Diversify Revenue, Get People To Stay Longer
(Connecticut) -- The new CEO of Foxwoods Resort Casino says he is focused on diversifying revenue in a way that supplements gambling while trying to get people to stay...

11/24/2014

article Bill Cosby’s Foxwoods show ‘postponed indefinitely’
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort has axed Bill Cosby’s show, scheduled for Jan. 31 at the casino, amid a tsunami of sexual abuse allegations engulfing the...

11/18/2014

article Foxwoods Names New CEO
(Connecticut) -- Felix Rappaport, Foxwoods Resort Casino's senior vice president and chief operating officer, has been promoted to president and CEO. He replaces...
article Rappaport named president, CEO of Foxwoods Resort Casino
(Connecticut) -- Felix Rappaport, senior vice president and chief operating officer of Foxwoods Resort Casino, has been named president and chief executive officer, the...
article Tribe announces new CEO for Foxwoods Casino
(Connecticut) -- The tribe that owns and operates the Foxwoods Resort Casino has announced a new chief executive officer. Felix Rappaport joined the casino in...
article Redesigned employee health center opens at Foxwoods
(Connecticut) -- The Mashantucket Pequot Tribe celebrated Tuesday the opening of its newly redesigned employee health center at Foxwoods Resort Casino. Managed by Cerner...
article Police Nab One of Two Suspect in Casino Chip Robbery
(Connecticut) -- Police have arrested one of two men accused of stealing $7,000 in gaming chips from a gambler at Mohegan Sun Casino earlier this month. According to...

11/16/2014

article Foxwoods Reports October Slot Revenue
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods® Resort Casino today reported slot revenue of $39.7 million for the month of October 2014. This figure is down 5.6 percent compared to $42....

11/15/2014

article Foxwoods’ October slots revenue down; Mohegan Sun’s even
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino’s slot-machine revenue tumbled again last month, while Mohegan Sun’s kept pace with the same month a year ago.
article Foxwoods Reports October Slot Revenue
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods® Resort Casino today reported slot revenue of $39.7 million for the month of October 2014. This figure is down 5.6 percent compared to $42....

11/14/2014

article Foxwoods has Friday bankruptcy hearing
(Pennsylvania) -- Lest anyone forget why the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board still has a license to issue for a second Philadelphia casino, a bankruptcy court hearing...

11/11/2014

article Foxwoods to eliminate more than 80 dealer jobs
(Connecticut) -- Officials at Foxwoods Resort Casino have informed the dealer’s union that they will be eliminating more than 80 positions. The Day of New London...
article Criss Angel perfects Harry Houdini escape at Foxwoods
(Connecticut) -- The most important thing to know about superstar magician Criss “MINDFREAK” Angel’s outdoor appearance Tuesday afternoon in front of...
article Criss Angel pulls off daring escape at Foxwoods
(Connecticut) -- All eyes were on celebrity magician and illusionist Criss Angel Tuesday afternoon when he successfully completed the daring Houdini Death Escape at...

11/9/2014

article Carrot Top, Big Papi help Foxwoods Stuff the Bus with toys for needy children
(Connecticut) -- He might have been trying to stay low-key by not speaking, but David Ortiz said volumes with his delivery of several toys Saturday at Foxwoods Resort...
article Criss Angel adds more shows at Foxwoods in Connecticut
(Connecticut) -- If you missed the opportunity to see magician Criss Angel at Foxwoods this upcoming weekend (Angel performs Nov. 14 and Nov. 15 in the Fox Theater),...

11/8/2014

article Foxwoods hopes new mall draws gamblers headed north
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino says the mall it's building will ratchet up the competition for gamblers and shoppers being lured by Massachusetts.
article Foxwoods Resort Adds $120M Retail Hub
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino announced today that the Grand Opening of the new Tanger Outlets at Foxwoods will be held on May 21, 2015.
article Milford nixed casino but voters back them elsewhere
(Massachusetts) -- Across the region, voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly shot down ballot Question 3 - the casino repeal referendum - despite community outrage last year...

11/7/2014

article Foxwoods banking on outlet center
(Connecticut) -- In the fight to retain market share against the growing number of casinos in New England and New York, Foxwoods is doubling down on its bet that an...

11/6/2014

article Foxwoods: A modern Pompeii in the making?
(Connecticut) -- Vast is a word that comes close to describing the expanse of the sprawling Foxwoods Resort Casino. But even vast comes up a bit short in describing this...
article First look: Tanger Outlets is heading to the casinos at Foxwoods
(Connecticut) -- A new Tanger Outlets mall at Foxwoods Resort & Casino is finally nearing completion. On Thursday, Fox CT got a look inside the $120 million, 300,000...
article Foxwoods mall construction is on schedule
(Connecticut) -- Anchored by two casino towers, the Tanger Outlets at Foxwoods represent a new twist on the synergy between gaming and shopping. For Foxwoods Resort...
article Foxwoods Outlet Mall Enters Final Phase Of Construction; May Opening Planned
(Connecticut) -- Workers have mostly enclosed the giant steel framework of the Tanger Outlets at Foxwoods as the project reaches its final phase en route to a scheduled...
article Tanger Outlets at Foxwoods will open May 21
(Connecticut) -- It's a shell of concrete floors and steel beams now, but by spring the Tanger Outlets at Foxwoods Resort Casino will be home to 82 upscale retailers...

11/5/2014

article Foxwoods ready to Stuff the Bus once again
(Connecticut) -- The unlikely duo of Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz and comedian Carrot Top will help Foxwoods Resort Casino officially launch its second Stuff the...

10/16/2014

article Casinos’ September slots revenues take a hit
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino’s slot-machine revenue plummeted nearly 20 percent last month, figures reported Wednesday show.

10/15/2014

press release Foxwoods Reports September Slot Revenue
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods® Resort Casino today reported slot revenue of $36 million for the month of September. This figure is down 19.6 percent compared to $44.8...

10/14/2014

article Foxwoods’ MacAppeal store closing
(Connecticut) -- The Mac Appeal store in The Fox Tower at Foxwoods Resort Casino is closing. The store, an authorized dealer of Apple computer products and services,...

10/4/2014

article Mashantuckets' failure to make payment on debt in August lowers credit rating
(Connecticut) -- Financial pressure on the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe, weighed down by $1.7 billion in debt related to Foxwoods Resort Casino, mounted Friday as Standard...

9/24/2014

article New commissioner sees great growth in Arena Football League
(Arizona) -- Scott Butera is known for his ability to cut debt, to pull casinos out of dire straits, for helping Donald Trump's finances. But can he turn the Arena...
article Man avoids jail in alleged 2012 Foxwoods date rape
(Connecticut) -- A Massachusetts man accused of sexually assaulting his adult female cousin in a Foxwoods hotel room in May 2012 has agreed to a plea deal that lets him...

9/22/2014

article Arena Football League hires Butera as commissioner
(Chicago) -- The Arena Football League has hired entertainment and hospitality executive Scott Butera as its commissioner.

9/19/2014

article Foxwoods Resort Casino CEO Scott Butera to resign in October for non-casino gaming gig
(Connecticut) -- Scott Butera, the CEO of Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut, will step down from his post on Halloween to take on a role outside of casino gaming.

9/18/2014

article Former Foxwoods CEO To Take Over as AFL Commissioner
(Connecticut) -- The Arena Football League is about to have its seventh commissioner. Sources have confirmed to ArenaFan that Scott Butera will be named the next...
article Foxwoods CEO Butera will resign next month
(Connecticut) -- Scott Butera, the Foxwoods Resort Casino executive credited with negotiating the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe’s massive debt-restructuring, will...
article Kostrzewa: Foxwoods CEO resigns amid another debt crisis
(Connecticut) -- Scott Butera, the Foxwoods CEO who helped restructure the casino’s $2 billion debt in 2009, is stepping down in the middle of another financial...

9/17/2014

article Butera stepping down as Foxwoods CEO
(Connecticut) -- Scott Butera, Foxwoods Resort Casino’s president and chief executive officer since December 2010, will be stepping down next month, the...
article Scott Butera resigns as Foxwoods CEO
(Connecticut) -- Scott Butera, the chief executive officer of Foxwoods Resort Casino, will leave the position he has held for almost four years at the end of next month...
article Scott Butera To Resign As Foxwoods CEO
(Connecticut) -- Scott Butera is resigning as CEO of Foxwoods Resort Casino on Oct. 31 to "pursue a rare opportunity outside of the gaming industry," the...

9/15/2014

press release Foxwoods Reports August Slot Revenue
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods® Resort Casino today reported slot revenue of $46.9 million for the month of August. This figure is down 3.3 percent compared to $48.6...

9/4/2014

article Former CFO, husband to serve time for embezzlement from casino nightclub company
(Connecticut) -- The former controller and chief financial officer of an entertainment group that owns and operates restaurants and nightclubs at Foxwoods Resort Casino...
article Former Woodstock couple sentenced in embezzlement scheme
(Connecticut) -- A former Woodstock woman who embezzled more than $2.5 million from a Boston-based company that operates several local casino businesses was sentenced to...

9/1/2014

article Jeff Beck is masterful in Foxwoods performance
(Connecticut) -- For more than an hour Sunday night, web sites devoted to synonyms — on all the computers in the world — suffered a bizarre glitch. Any...

8/29/2014

article Foxwoods Bets on Retail
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods unveils its newly revamped retail concourse on Friday, the first of two big retail projects the gaming giant has in progress.
article Foxwoods Casino hopes to expand business by offering new shopping center
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Casino is cashing in on some new business. On Friday, the casino opened a brand new set of stores. This at a time when casinos are fighting to...
article Foxwoods Celebrates Renovated Retail Concourse
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino CEO Scott Butera spoke on stage in front of an archway of balloons, announcing the grand opening of a new retail concourse inside...
article Foxwoods celebrates the reopening of renovated retail area
(Connecticut) -- Visitors to Foxwoods Resort Casino now have new places where they can spend money: nine stores in a renovated retail area. The reopening of the area was...
article Foxwoods opens revamped shopping concourse
(Connecticut) -- A new shopping experience awaits visitors to Foxwoods Resort Casino who linger near the Great Cedar Casino. Gone are the multicolored facades of a...

8/28/2014

article Agency asks for dismissal of Foxwoods Casino lawsuit seeking $50M
(Pennsylvania) -- The Pennsylvania Department of Revenue, represented by attorneys from Ballard Spahr L.P., asked a U.S. Bankruptcy Judge in Philadelphia to dismiss or...
article Kostrzewa: Foxwoods adds retail to ease strain from slots slide
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino is continuing its expansion as an entertainment center – while diversifying from its gambling roots – with the...

8/25/2014

article Foxwoods opens new retail concourse
(Connecticut) -- Efforts to expand Foxwoods Resort Casino from a gaming and entertainment center into a retail destination take another step forward this week with the...

8/23/2014

article Foxwoods owners straining under heavy debt
(Connecticut) -- The tribe that owns the country’s largest resort casino is showing new signs of strain under the weight of its billion-dollar debt, saying it has...

8/20/2014

article S&P says Foxwoods tribe may have near-term default
(Connecticut) -- The Mashantucket Western Pequot Tribe, the owner of the Foxwoods casino in Connecticut, has an increasing likelihood of a "near-term default,...
article Lawsuit Against Casino Leads to Startling Revelation About Gambling Strategies of High Rollers
(Connecticut) -- Phil Ivey is a very well-known poker player who has won more than $20 million playing online poker games. These days, he normally plays only the high...

8/18/2014

article Breaking Down the Legality of Cheung Yin Sun's Edge-Sorting Lawsuit Against Foxwoods
(Connecticut) -- Cheung Yin Sun, the Nevada-based card maven recently noted for her trips to Atlantic City’s Borgata with Phil Ivey, is once again in the news for...

8/17/2014

article How far the Mashantuckets have fallen
(Connecticut) -- I remember well the day in February 1992 when Foxwoods Resort Casino first opened its doors, planning to close the next morning at 2 a.m.
press release Foxwoods Reports July Slot Revenue
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods® Resort Casino today reported slot revenue of $44.3 million for the month of July. This figure is down 8.9 percent compared to $48.7...
article Kostrzewa: More financial trouble at Foxwoods
(Rhode Island) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino continues to have financial trouble. The Mashantucket Pequot Tribe restructured Foxwoods debt in 2013 to meet its loan payments...
article Slow recovery, more competition hurting Foxwoods
(Connecticut) -- A sluggish economic recovery and increasing competition in the Northeast has caused financial trouble at Foxwoods Resort Casino, according to a...

8/15/2014

article Losses lead to talks between Foxwoods, lenders
(Connecticut) -- Acknowledging its failure to meet the terms of a loan agreement reached in July 2013, the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe, owner of Foxwoods Resort Casino,...
article Casino Lawsuit Reveals Gambling Strategies of High-Rollers
(Connecticut) -- If you've ever flipped on ESPN and spent a few minutes watching the World Series of Poker, you have probably heard of Phil Ivey.

8/14/2014

article Sun Sues Foxwoods Casino Resort for Millions of Dollars
(Connecticut) -- Cheng Yin Sun, the professional gambler who allegedly helped Phil Ivey, the professional poker player, “edge sort” at the Borgata Casino in...

8/13/2014

article Phil Ivey's Accomplice in Edge Sorting Case Sues Foxwoods
(Connecticut) -- It has been some time since any new developments have emerged in Borgata's lawsuit accusing Phil Ivey of cheating the casino out of nearly $10...

8/12/2014

article Skilled gamblers or cheaters?
(Connecticut) -- The woman who helped Phil Ivey win $12m from Crockfords casino in London and $9.6m from Atlantic City's Borgata has taken another $1.1m from...

8/11/2014

article Las Vegas gambler, 2 others suing Foxwoods casino for $3 million
(Connecticut) -- Three gamblers have filed a lawsuit against Foxwoods Resort Casino alleging the eastern Connecticut casino failed to pay them more than $1.1 million...
article Phil Ivey's Alleged Accomplice In Borgata 'Cheating' Case Also Accused Of 'Edge-Sorting' At Foxwoods
(Connecticut) -- Cheng Yin Sun, who was accused of helping poker pro Phil Ivey “edge-sort” at Atlantic City’s Borgata casino in 2012, is now involved...
article Was Trio Gambling Or Cheating? $1.1M At Stake In Foxwoods Lawsuit
(Connecticut) -- Three gamblers are suing Foxwoods Resort Casino in federal court, claiming the casino owes them more than $1.1 million they won playing mini-baccarat in...
article Foxwoods, making pitch for large demographic that gambles, strikes deal with grandparent group
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino has announced a marketing partnership with a senior citizens group, making a pitch for a major demographic group that gambles and...
press release Foxwoods Resort Casino Announces Partnership With Grandparents.com
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino is today announcing its partnership with Grandparents.com (GPCM), the Trusted Resource for Grandparents, and premier online...

8/9/2014

article Mashantuckets selling off land amid declining revenues at Foxwoods
(Connecticut) -- The Mashantucket Pequot Tribe sold off 371 acres of mostly vacant land it owned on either side of Wintechog Hill Road for $1.25 million last month, and...

8/2/2014

article Mashantucket Pequot Tribe finalizes agreement with state to police tribal lands
(Connecticut) -- The state and Mashantucket Pequot Tribe finalized an agreement Friday granting the tribal police department powers that are on par with any municipal...

8/1/2014

article Mashantucket tribal police gain new authority
(Connecticut) -- The police department for the tribe that owns and operates Foxwoods Resort Casino has gained new authority under an agreement signed with the state of...

7/29/2014

article Liquidation plan OK'd for failed Phila. casino project
(Philadelphia) -- A bankruptcy judge in Philadelphia approved the liquidation plan of the partnership behind the failed Foxwoods Casino project in South Philadelphia.

7/28/2014

article Pa. to hire outside lawyer in casino lawsuit
(Pennsylvania) -- Pennsylvania will hire outside counsel to defend a lawsuit by the former Foxwoods Casino partnership seeking the return of the group's $50 million...

7/25/2014

article Foxwoods jackpot leads to arrest of wanted fugitive
(Connecticut) -- Police say a man who scored two jackpots worth a total of $164,000 at Foxwoods Resort Casino on Thursday was wanted by Florida authorities for violating...

7/16/2014

article Woonsocket police investigating accusation that officer bit someone at reality show premier
(Rhode Island) -- A Woonsocket police officer is being accused of biting a man's ear during a premiere party for a reality TV show on which his wife is appearing.

7/15/2014

press release Foxwoods Reports June Slot Revenue
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods® Resort Casino today reported slot revenue of $37.7 million for the month of June. This figure is down 13.1 percent compared to $43.4...
article 'Game of Crowns' Premiere Party Fight -- Bravo Show Star's Ear-Biting Rampage
(Connecticut) -- Game of Crowns Premiere Party FightA bloody brawl broke out during the premiere party for a show on Bravo that debuts Sunday night ... and during the...
article Game of Crowns' Native Beauty Queen Sparks Ear-Bite Fight at Foxwoods
(Connecticut) -- If you're not up on the latest reality TV offerings from Bravo, you might not have heard of the new show Game of Crowns, which features (among other...
article Man's Ear Bitten in Brawl at 'Game of Crowns' Premiere Party at Foxwoods
(Connecticut) -- A premiere party for a new Bravo show at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Ledyard on Sunday escalated into a brawl between some cast members, according to a...
article ‘Game of Crowns’ spouse from Cranston in alleged altercation with another contestant’s husband
(Connecticut) -- The Connecticut State Police said an argument between the husbands of two of the women who are on the reality show “Game of Crowns” —...

7/14/2014

article Fight erupts at reality TV party at Foxwoods
(Connecticut) -- The husbands of two beauty pageant winners appearing in a “reality” TV show, “Game of Crowns,” allegedly came to blows Sunday...

6/26/2014

article Foxwoods Contracts With New Company To Book Entertainment
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino announced Thursday that promoters of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival and concert tours for Bruno Mars, Taylor Swift...

6/17/2014

press release Foxwoods Reports May Slot Revenue
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods® Resort Casino today reported slot revenue of $43.7 million for the month of May. This figure is down 9.3 percent compared to $48.2 million...
article Foxwoods Reports Slot Revenue Down In May
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino reported lower slot revenue for the month of May compared with the same month a year earlier as it continues to compete with new...
article Mayor: Fall River courting new casino plan amid concerns over Foxwoods
(Massachusetts) -- Mayor Will Flanagan’s administration is open to new suitors who want to build a resort-style casino after Foxwoods, the Connecticut-based gaming...
article Foxwoods drops proposal for casino at former Grossinger’s hotel in Sullivan County
(New York) -- Foxwoods has withdrawn its proposal to build a casino at the former Grossinger’s hotel in Sullivan County

6/16/2014

article Another development group drops Catskills casino bid citing possible competition close to NYC
(New York) -- A second development group is dropping its proposal to build a casino in the Catskills, citing the possibility of a competing casino closer to New York...
article Foxwoods ends its pursuit of a NY casino license
(New York) -- The partnership of Muss Development and Foxwoods Resort Casino has ended a quest for a casino license for a Sullivan County gambling hall. The team blames...
article Foxwoods pulls out of casino competition
(New York) -- Foxwoods Catskills Resort, which planned to build a casino at the former Grossinger’s hotel in Liberty, has pulled out of the race for a Catskills/...
article Foxwoods Team Declines to Bid for Casino License in Catskills
(New York) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino and Muss Development have dropped plans to bid on a casino license in the Catskills, according to a person familiar with their plan

6/12/2014

article State board may move casino bid deadline again
(Massachusetts) -- Just two months after they extended the deadline for casino applicants in Southeastern Massachusetts, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission is...

6/11/2014

article Golfers cool to idea of developing casino at course
(Massachusetts) -- Members of the Whaling City Golf Course are worried that development of a casino on the site would destroy the course or make it too expensive to play...

6/9/2014

article Mashantuckets, HGTV Interior Designer Volunteer at Free Farm to Food-Truck! Plus 6 Decorating Tips on a Shoestring Budget
(Connecticut) -- The line outside the free food-truck near the Walls Temple A M E Zion Church of New London, Connecticut, numbered more than 100.

6/5/2014

article Foxwoods isn’t sure about its Catskills plans
(New York) -- The Foxwoods Casino team is uncertain about its ability to put forth an application for a casino in Sullivan County, a spokesman said. “The...
article Foxwoods says Fall River has not been deemed unsuitable for new casino
(Massachusetts) -- Connecticut-based casino operator Foxwoods on Thursday dismissed speculation that it has shifted focus from Fall River to New Bedford as the possible...
article Foxwoods says Fall River not deemed 'unsuitable'
(Massachusetts) -- Foxwoods is dismissing speculation that it has shifted focus from Fall River to New Bedford as the possible home for a new, resort-style casino.

6/3/2014

article Former Conn. US Rep. Steele to speak against casino proposal at Liberal Club on Wednesday
(Massachusetts) -- Amid the possibility of a casino coming to Fall River — or New Bedford, depending on who you talk to — a group of Greater Fall River...
article Philly partners with Foxwoods seek to recover licensing fee
(Connecticut) -- The partnership that couldn't hang on to the right to develop Foxwoods Casino Philadelphia wants its $50 million licensing fee back. In a claim...

6/1/2014

article Bob Unger: The virtue of a local casino is ours to determine
(Massachusetts) -- My wife Barbara drives a Toyota Prius with a shade over 275,000 miles on the odometer. We bought it new back in 2005 because it got around 50 miles...
article KG Urban says partnership with Foxwoods possible
(Massachusetts) -- KG Urban Enterprises, which for five years has sought to build a casino on New Bedford's waterfront, could find a willing partner in Foxwoods.

5/31/2014

article Will Foxwoods' Expansion Into Theatrical Entertainments Change Marketplace?
(Connecticut) -- The news that “Menopause the Musical” is returning to Connecticut is not exactly a headline grabber. After all, the show has been...

5/29/2014

article Mayor Flanagan unfazed by competition for Fall River casino
(Massachusetts) -- With New Bedford’s mayor and city council requesting an extension from the Massachusetts Gaming Commission and the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe...
article Partners in Foxwoods casino file complaint over $50 million licensing fee kept by PA.
(Philadelphia) -- Three years after the Foxwoods Casino group lost its license to open a Philadelphia gaming hall, the former partners in the project are trying to...

5/28/2014

article Flanagan: Foxwoods is 'not looking elsewhere' despite reports that company is negotiating with New Bedford
(Massachusetts) -- Reports that Foxwoods Resort Casino has dramatically shifted priority to build a destination resort casino from Fall River to New Bedford are without...
article Foxwoods brings bid for casino to New Bedford
(Massachusetts) -- Foxwoods is in serious negotiations with New Bedford to build one of the state’s three licensed casinos on the site of the Whaling City Golf...

5/25/2014

article The Travelin’ Man returns to Foxwoods-part I
(Connecticut) -- My most recent trip to Las Vegas for Floyd Mayweather-Marcos Maidana was a journey into the unusual: my first mega-fight, punch-counting job for...

5/21/2014

article Foxwoods counting down outlet mall's opening
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino announced Wednesday that the outlet mall being built between the casino's Grand Pequot and Fox towers will open in exactly a...
article Foxwoods To Slash Hours In Rainmaker Casino Area
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods is set to make some big changes to one of its gambling areas. According to The Day, Foxwoods will turn off slot machines and shut down some...
article Foxwoods hosting mixed martial art event
(Connecticut) -- Rare is the day (or night) that a form of entertainment makes its East Coast debut. But it's happening Friday at Foxwoods Resort Casino, which will...

5/19/2014

article Foxwoods reports big drop in earnings
(Connecticut) -- Days after announcing the weekday closing of a portion of its gaming floor, a move that will cost 70 dealers' jobs, Foxwoods Resort Casino reported...
article Foxwoods to Shutter Some Pits on Weekdays, Lay Off Employees
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino has announced plans to close parts of one of its casinos on weekdays, and lay off employees. This is the latest bid to brings...
article Foxwoods, Fall River Seek Much Larger Site For Casino In SE Massachusetts
(Massachusetts) -- Foxwoods and the city of Fall River, Mass., are looking for a larger site to build a resort casino — four times as big as the original 30-acre...

5/18/2014

article Foxwoods seeks waterfront property to expand Fall River casino project
(Massachusetts) -- Foxwoods Casino Resort and the investment group Crossroads Massachusetts LLC are upping the ante and betting on finding 120-acres of waterfront...

5/17/2014

article Foxwoods to cut casino hours, layoffs possible
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino has announced plans to cut some hours of operation on portion of its gaming floor. A memo to employees obtained by The Day of New...

5/15/2014

article Layoffs likely as Foxwoods cuts hours at Rainmaker casino area
(Connecticut) -- In a move expected to result in layoffs, Foxwoods Resort Casino will curtail weekday hours on a portion of its gaming floor, the casino’s chief...
article The Never-ending Wonder of It All—The Iconic Foxwoods Resort Casino: Past, Present & Future
(Connecticut) -- The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation’s Foxwoods Resort Casino is iconic in the world of Indian gaming. Beginning as a high-stakes bingo operation...
press release Foxwoods Reports April Slot Revenue
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods® Resort Casino today reported slot revenue of $39.8 million for the month of April. This figure is down 10.5 percent compared to $44.5...

5/14/2014

article Foxwoods To Close Portions Of Rainmaker Casino During Weekdays
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino is planning to close table games and some slot machines at its Rainmaker Casino, in addition to adjusting its workforce, amid...

4/28/2014

article Caesars, Foxwoods pursuing upstate N.Y. casinos
(New York) -- Groups hoping to secure the rights to open a casino in upstate New York include hometown business owners as well as gambling giants like Caesars, Genting...
article Foxwoods Catskills Resort Casino Opens Headquarters in Liberty, New York
(New York) -- On April 23, just a few hours after submitting the required copymillion application fee to the New York State Gaming Commission for a destination resort...

4/23/2014

article Foxwoods and Nevele have a seat at the bidders conference
(New York) -- Foxwoods Catskills Resort Casino and the Nevele’s development team say they have each submitted application fees to the New York Gaming Commission,...

4/21/2014

article Proposed Catskills casino opens headquarters in Liberty
(New York) -- A small town in Sullivan County has been named as the Foxwoods Catskills Resort Casino's new headquarters, with a ribbon cutting ceremony being held on...

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