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Ortiz serves as "ambassador" at Foxwoods

In January, David "Big Papi" Ortiz signed on as a Foxwoods Resort Casino "ambassador," agreeing to make promotional appearances at the casino. In January, David "Big Papi" Ortiz signed on as a Foxwoods Resort Casino "ambassador," agreeing to make promotional appearances at the casino. He has been featured in Foxwoods' advertising, appearing on signage throughout the casino, on highway billboards, in television commercials and on social media.

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6/18/2019

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

6/11/2019

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

5/31/2019

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

5/28/2019

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

5/17/2019

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

5/13/2019

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

5/7/2019

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

5/5/2019

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

4/19/2019

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

4/16/2019

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

4/15/2019

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

4/14/2019

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

3/26/2019

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

3/21/2019

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

3/4/2019

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

2/18/2019

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

2/15/2019

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

2/14/2019

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

1/19/2019

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

1/15/2019

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

1/14/2019

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

1/12/2019

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

1/5/2019

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

1/2/2019

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

1/1/2019

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

12/31/2018

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

12/9/2018

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

12/4/2018

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

11/30/2018

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

11/20/2018

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

11/13/2018

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

11/12/2018

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

11/7/2018

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

11/5/2018

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

11/3/2018

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

10/30/2018

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

10/29/2018

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

10/26/2018

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

10/22/2018

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

10/21/2018

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

10/20/2018

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

10/15/2018

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

10/5/2018

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

10/4/2018

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

10/3/2018

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

10/1/2018

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

9/25/2018

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

9/13/2018

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

9/12/2018

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

9/11/2018

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

9/10/2018

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

9/3/2018

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

9/1/2018

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

8/30/2018

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

8/29/2018

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

8/24/2018

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

8/16/2018

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

8/15/2018

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

8/14/2018

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

8/13/2018

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

8/12/2018

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

8/11/2018

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

8/9/2018

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

8/3/2018

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

7/27/2018

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

7/23/2018

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

7/22/2018

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

7/18/2018

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

7/17/2018

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

7/6/2018

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

7/3/2018

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

7/2/2018

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

7/1/2018

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

6/29/2018

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

6/27/2018

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

6/25/2018

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

6/22/2018

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

6/20/2018

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

6/19/2018

article NBA legend says mentors helped make magic
(Connecticut) -- NBA legend and business mogul Earvin “Magic” Johnson Jr. visited Foxwoods Resort Casino Tuesday afternoon for a private motivational talk...
article Magic Johnson speaks on ‘tough day’ for Foxwoods employees, guests
(Connecticut) -- At Foxwoods Resort Casino, the show went on Tuesday, the day after Felix Rappaport’s sudden death. Rappaport, Foxwoods’ president and chief...
article Foxwoods CEO Felix Rappaport dies unexpectedly at 65
(Connecticut) -- Felix Rappaport, president and CEO of Foxwoods Resort Casino, died unexpectedly Monday, two months after cutting the ribbon on the Foxwoods HighFlyer...

6/18/2018

article Felix Rappaport, Foxwoods CEO, dies unexpectedly
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino staff and the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe mourned the loss Monday of Felix Rappaport, the casino's president and chief...
article Foxwoods CEO Felix Rappaport Dies Unexpectedly
(Connecticut) -- Felix Rappaport, who led Foxwoods Resort Casino as president and CEO during a period of intensifying competition in the industry, died unexpectedly...
article Foxwoods Resort Casino CEO Felix Rappaport dies suddenly
(Connecticut) -- Felix Rappaport, president and CEO of Connecticut’s Foxwoods Resort Casino, was found dead at his residence in the resort on Monday.
article Longtime Las Vegas resort executive Felix Rappaport dies
(Connecticut) -- Longtime Las Vegas resort executive Felix Rappaport, the president and CEO of the Foxwoods tribal casino in Connecticut, was found dead in his home...
article Mashantucket Tribe announces unexpected passing of top gaming executive
(Connecticut) -- The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation is mourning the death of Felix Rappaport, the tribe's top gaming executive. Rappaport, 65, passed away...
article ‘We have suffered a major loss’ – Foxwoods tribal chairman on the death of Felix Rappaport
(Connecticut) -- Gaming executive Felix Rappaport came to Las Vegas from Philadelphia in 1991 to become vice president of hotel operations at The Mirage, which at the...
article Former Foxwoods CEO to head MGM Resorts' sports-betting expansion
(Connecticut) -- Scott Butera, the former Foxwoods Resort Casino chief executive who became commissioner of the Arena Football League, has joined MGM Resorts...

6/11/2018

article CT Lottery Announces Return Of Exclusive Foxwoods Scratch Ticket
(Connecticut) -- Due to the overwhelming success of last year's "Foxwoods High Rollers" scratch ticket, the CT Lottery announced Monday the launch of its...

5/21/2018

article Foxwoods To Open Wingstop Restaurant
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino announced Monday plans to open a Wingstop restaurant in the Great Cedar Food Court across from Cedars Steakhouse and Oyster Bar.

5/19/2018

article Caputo Trattoria opens at Foxwoods
(Connecticut) -- The new Italian restaurant at Foxwoods Resort Casino officially arrived on Kentucky Derby Saturday — bright, airy, tasty and somewhat pricey in...

5/16/2018

article Foxwoods' April slot revenues up 3%
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino said it's slot revenue increased in April while the total amount slot bettors wagered took a slight dip. The casino, operated...

5/14/2018

article US tribal casino operator Foxwoods to target regional Japanese IR
(Japan) -- The CEO of US tribal casino Foxwoods has pointed to Japan’s regional IR city candidates as the perfect fit for his company’s long-term ambitions...

5/3/2018

article Foxwoods chooses new advertising agency
(Connecticut) -- Following a competitive review, Foxwoods has named Red Square its creative advertising agency of record. "Red Square has a reputation as a strong...

5/2/2018

article Foxwoods Resort Casino to open suite
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino recently announced plans to open a Topgolf Swing Suite in the Fox Tower Casino that will offer multiple golf simulator bays,...

4/24/2018

article Foxwoods PA Casino Fail One Step Closer To $50 Million Refund
(Pennsylvania) -- The failed Foxwoods Casino Philadelphia project’s effort to get back a $50 million licensing fee it once paid the state continues. As expected, a...

4/23/2018

article Foxwoods stays edgy with new HighFlyer Zipline
(Connecticut) -- I went to bed one night recently thinking about jumping off the roof of a casino hotel tower the next day. And it had nothing to do with gambling. The...
article BWW Interview: Tatyana Lubov & Louis Griffin Talk Cinderella at Foxwoods Resort Casino
(Connecticut) -- Tatyana Lubov (Next to Normal, Radium Girls) and Louis Griffin (Legally Blonde, Forever Plaid ) are gearing up for Rodgers + Hammerstein's...

4/20/2018

article Union election at Foxwoods as CT tribes push back against federal labor laws
(Connecticut) -- More than 300 employees who clean the Mashantucket Pequot tribe's Foxwoods Resort Casino will decide on Friday if they want to unionize and reject...
article Foxwoods Resort Casino unveils the HighFlyer Zipline
(Connecticut) -- I went to bed one night recently thinking about jumping off the roof of a casino hotel tower the next day. And it had nothing to do with gambling. The...

4/18/2018

article Foxwoods Opens 60-MPH Zip Line From Top Of Fox Tower
(Connecticut) -- The real action at Foxwoods Resort Casino isn’t on the gaming floor. It’s on the roof of the Fox Tower. On Thursday, the casino cut the...

4/15/2018

press release Foxwoods Resort Casino reports 12.7% rise in slot revenue
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino has reported slot revenue of $43.6 million for the month of March 2018. This figure is up 12.7 percent compared to $38.7 million...

4/13/2018

article Foxwoods celebrates opening of new zipline
(Connecticut) -- By car, it takes 1.2 miles to get from Fox Tower to the Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center. As the crow flies, it's about seven-tenths...

4/10/2018

article Foxwoods Thrill Tower To Reopen For Season
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino has announced Foxwoods Thrill Tower, one of the newest wonders at the resort, will reopen for the season on Thursday, April 12....

4/4/2018

article City fires police officer who punched elderly employee at Pequot casino
(Connecticut) -- A police officer who admitted he assaulted an elderly employee at the casino owned by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation has lost his job. Michael...

4/3/2018

article Pawtucket fires police officer accused of punching elderly man
(Connecticut) -- A city police officer was fired on Tuesday after an investigation found that he had viciously punched an elderly bathroom attendant in an unprovoked...

3/30/2018

article Brandy, Ashanti, Avant, Lil Mo Coming To Foxwoods As Part Of R&B Remix Tour
(Connecticut) -- Lil’ Mo’s 2004 single “Dem Boyz” sounds both nostalgic and ahead of its time now, with its drum-centric go-go groove. The singer...

3/29/2018

article Broadway Boxing confirmed for Foxwoods, Mashantucket on May 5
(Connecticut) -- Dibella Entertainment's acclaimed Broadway Boxing series will return to the Fox Theater at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut, on...
press release Foxwoods Liquid Sundays
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Liquid Sundays is the only outdoor Vegas-style pool party in the Northeast, happening every Sunday throughout the summer.

3/23/2018

article Famous Clydesdales Make Special Appearance At Foxwoods
(Connecticut) -- Members of the Mashantucket Pequot Fire Department stood proudly alongside the world-famous Budweiser Clydesdales, who made a special appearance at...

3/21/2018

article BLOG: Foxwoods Supports Legalized iGaming in Connecticut
(Connecticut) -- Connecticut was not initially viewed as one of the states most likely to legalize internet gambling in 2018. Following a public hearing on March 15th,...

3/20/2018

press release Foxwoods sees uptick in slot revenue
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino has reported slot revenue of $37.1 million for the month of February 2018. This figure is up 8.3% compared to $34.3 million in...

3/12/2018

article The Fastest And Highest Zip-line In Connecticut Is Opening Soon For A Thrilling Ride
(Connecticut) -- Sometimes you just have to seize the moment and take a leap of faith. At the HighFlyer Zipline, a new attraction opening this week on March 15th at...

3/6/2018

article Ultrasonic Rock Orchestra bringing classic rock to Foxwoods
(Connecticut) -- The spirit of classic rock will be alive and well at Foxwoods Resort Casino when the Mashantucket, Conn., casino hosts two nights of the Ultrasonic Rock...

3/1/2018

article Stony Creek, Foxwoods look to be a winning combo
(Connecticut) -- Anyone who’s ever stepped foot inside a casino knows it can be hard to find a good beer there. In researching a story on the subject a few years...

2/28/2018

article Foreigner brings four decades of hits to Foxwoods Friday
(Connecticut) -- It's probably true that most young and aspiring musicians who practice scales or rudiments for hours and hours, under the symbolic guidance of Foo...

2/26/2018

article BLOG: Foxwoods Philadelphia Failed, But It Might Succeed Getting Its Money Back
(Pennsylvania) -- A federal appeals court has breathed new life into the group behind the failed Foxwoods Casino Philadelphia project’s effort to get back a $50...

2/25/2018

article 'Weird Al' Yankovich Coming To Foxwoods
(Connecticut) -- Who’s got the last laugh now? Weird Al, the bug-eyed, curly-headed, accordion-wielding parodist, has become so successful that some of his songs...
article David Burke Prime at Foxwoods hosts Boston chef Mary Dumont
(Connecticut) -- David Burke Prime, the upscale but accessible steakhouse on the restaurant level of the Grand Pequot Tower at Foxwoods Resort Casino, welcomed a busy...

2/21/2018

article Foxwoods on Tap beer fest to feature Foxwoods IPA brewed in Branford
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino’s second annual craft beer festival, Foxwoods on Tap, will include a Foxwoods IPA made by Branford’s Stony Creek...
article Stony Creek Brewery to open 2-story brewpub at Foxwoods
(Connecticut) -- Stony Creek Brewery, which has expanded its craft-beer brewing capacity in recent years and operates a successful flagship tasting facility on Indian...

2/19/2018

press release Spend President's Day Weekend At Foxwoods
(Connecticut) -- In true winning fashion, Foxwoods Resort Casino will mark President's Day weekend with top-level gaming and entertainment experiences.

2/14/2018

article Foxwoods' Jan. slot revenue dips
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino said Wednesday its slot revenue declined in the month of January. For the month, Mashantucket Pequot tribal casino operators...

2/13/2018

article BLOG: Is Foxwoods’ New Partnership A Sign That Online Gambling Is Coming To Connecticut?
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino recently announced a partnership with PariPlay that lays the groundwork for on-premises, real-money online gambling. “...
article Mazatzal Hotel & Casino donates nearly $25,000
(Arizona) -- After a quarter of a century in business, Mazatzal Hotel & Casino is still going strong. That was clear when the Tonto Apache Tribe that runs the...

2/12/2018

article Ultrasonic Rock Orchestra to play classics in 5 shows at Foxwoods, starting Feb. 17
(Connecticut) -- To measure President and CEO Felix Rappaport’s impact on Foxwoods Resort Casino, you need only ponder the deals he’s cut in recent years...

2/9/2018

article Prosecutor: Cop justified in shooting casino garage jumper
(Connecticut) -- A prosecutor in Connecticut says a police officer was justified in firing shots at a 23-year-old man who then jumped to his death from the fourth floor...
article State’s attorney: Use of force justified in officer-involved shooting at Foxwoods
(Connecticut) -- New London State's Attorney Michael Regan announced Friday that a Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Police officer was justified in using deadly force...

2/6/2018

press release Pariplay & Foxwoods Resort Casino enter landmark Interactive Gaming Technology partnership
(Connecticut) -- Pariplay Ltd., a gaming technology company serving online and land-based casinos, iLotteries and iGaming brands, has announced a major technology...

2/5/2018

article Foxwoods To Send 20 Winners To Las Vegas
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino and Caesars Palace Las Vegas have teamed up to award twenty lucky Foxwoods players a complete VIP trip simply by playing their...
article Beer Nut: Foxwoods Resort Casino to add Stony Creek brewpub
(Connecticut) -- The merging of craft beer into the mainstream continues. In many ways in my mind, you can't get much more different cultures that those of craft...
article Brewery Plans New Foxwoods Development; Fire Breaks Out On Porch
(Connecticut) -- There was plenty of news across your town over the past week. If you missed any of it on your local Patch, here's a roundup of some of the top...

2/3/2018

article Country's Versatile Dwight Yoakam At Foxwoods
(Connecticut) -- The Bakersfield sound is central to country music. California is far from Nashville, but the economic hardships brought on by the Dust Bowl in the 1930s...

1/30/2018

article Foxwoods to add Stony Creek brewpub this summer
(Connecticut) -- Branford's Stony Creek Brewery will add a brewpub inside Foxwoods Resort Casino this summer, the company said Tuesday. The new outlet will be the...
press release New Stony Creek Brewpub To Debut At Foxwood Casino
(Connecticut) -- Connecticut-based Stony Creek Brewery announced plans today to construct a fully operational brewpub inside the largest resort casino in North America,...
article Popular Branford Brewery Plans Big, New Development At Casino
(Connecticut) -- Stony Creek Brewery announced Tuesday plans to construct a fully operational brewpub inside Foxwoods Resort Casino®, which is the largest resort...

1/29/2018

article Country star Chris Young plays Foxwoods Resort Casino on Feb. 3
(Connecticut) -- Country star Chris Young was preparing for a show in Denver when we caught him by phone to chat about his new world tour, which includes a concert at...

1/25/2018

article Police Host 'Active Shooter Drill' At Foxwoods: Report
(Connecticut) -- The Mashantucket Police Department hosted an active shooter drill Monday at Foxwoods Resort Casino, as reported by the New London Day. Police said...

1/23/2018

article Foxwoods hosts active shooter drill
(Connecticut) -- The Mashantucket Police Department hosted an active shooter exercise at Foxwoods on Monday, bringing together police officers from across the region.

1/20/2018

article Failed franchise at Foxwoods mall subject of lawsuits
(Connecticut) -- A Hartford lawyer who shuttered the pizza-restaurant franchise he opened in the Tanger Outlets at Foxwoods claims the mall owner “tricked”...

1/17/2018

press release Nor1 Deploys CheckIn Merchandising™ at Foxwoods Resort Casino, Expanding Adoption of the Nor1 Pricing & Merchandising Intelligence Platform
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino, the largest resort casino in North America, capped a successful 2017 by launching Nor1's CheckIn Merchandising™ resort...

1/16/2018

article Foxwoods reports slot revenue up 10%
(Connecticut) -- According to a Monday press release from Foxwoods Resort Casino, total slot machine revenue is up by more than 10 percent for the month of December,...

1/15/2018

article Developers' bid to recoup Foxwoods Casino Philadelphia fee still alive
(Pennsylvania) -- A federal appeals court has revived a bankrupt development group’s bid to recoup the $50 million licensing fee it paid for the Foxwoods Casino...

1/9/2018

article Police: Woman stole firearm from Foxwoods patron’s jacket
(Connecticut) -- Police on Saturday arrested a Massachusetts woman who allegedly rifled through a Foxwoods Resort Casino patron’s jacket and stole a firearm from...

1/7/2018

article BLOG: Trans-Atlantic Gaming Goes Live with US Dealers Streaming to Europe
(Connecticut) -- Live dealer games operate with cutting-edge technology. These attractions stream from secure casino studios and casinos direct to players via an...

1/3/2018

press release Foxwoods Resort Casino Names Jesse Luis As Vice President Of Development
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods® Resort Casino, the premier resort destination in the Northeast, today announced that Jesse Luis has joined the team as Vice President of...

1/2/2018

article Authentic Gaming and Foxwoods strike landmark live casino partnership
(Connecticut) -- Live casino operator Authentic Gaming has struck up a major partnership with Foxwoods Resort Casino to live-stream roulette games from its casino floor...
article Authentic Gaming and Foxwoods strike landmark live casino partnership
(Connecticut) -- Live casino operator Authentic Gaming has struck up a major partnership with Foxwoods Resort Casino to live-stream roulette games from its casino floor...
article Live roulette direct from US casino comes to European players
(Connecticut) -- It’s not every day you can stroll into a US casino, chuck your money on the table and play some classic table games. Well, now players of online...

1/1/2018

article Foxwoods’ pursuit of younger clientele to hit high gear in ‘18
(Connecticut) -- You might think the folks at Foxwoods Resort Casino would be all tuckered out at year's end, having spent 2017 celebrating the casino's 25th...

12/29/2017

article Foxwoods Resort Casino owner puts long-term debt in order
(Connecticut) -- The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation (MPTN) is realigning its long-term debt as it braces for the opening of MGM Springfield in late 2018. Foxwoods...

12/28/2017

article Eyeing Springfield casino, Foxwoods owner realigns long-term debt
(Connecticut) -- The tribal owner of Foxwoods Resort Casino said this week it has obtained extensions to repay its long-term debt in the face of anticipated competition...
article Foxwoods Resort Casino owner puts long-term debt in order
(Connecticut) -- The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation (MPTN) is realigning its long-term debt as it braces for the opening of MGM Springfield in late 2018. Hartford...
press release Foxwoods Resort Casino Thanks Emergency Personnel With "We Salute Our First Responders" Event
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods® Resort Casino is honoring first responders with "We Salute Our First Responders," an all-day event featuring special offers and...

12/26/2017

article Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut to introduce “stadium” gambling
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut is the latest U.S. gaming locale to introduce “stadium” gambling. Resort officials say their Rainmaker...

12/23/2017

article John Oliver to deliver his funny rants in 4 shows at Foxwoods’ Grand Theater
(Connecticut) -- John Oliver’s career bloomed before President Trump took office, but it’s certainly been fertile pastures for HBO’s “Last Week...
article Foxwoods' 12 Bars of Christmas Crawl
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods hosted its annual 12 Bars of Christmas on Friday night. Proceeds from the bar crawl went to The United Way.

12/22/2017

article Foxwoods Resort Casino To Live-Stream Roulette Games
(Connecticut) -- Live casino pioneer Authentic Gaming has signed a ground-breaking partnership with Foxwoods Resort Casino to live-stream roulette games from its casino...

12/21/2017

article Foxwoods latest casino to add ‘stadium’ electronic table games
(Connecticut) -- Connecticut's Foxwoods Resort Casino has become the latest US gaming venue to incorporate 'stadium' gambling positions into its offering....

12/20/2017

article Foxwoods latest casino to add ‘stadium’ electronic table games
(Connecticut) -- Connecticut’s Foxwoods Resort Casino has become the latest US gaming venue to incorporate ‘stadium’ gambling positions into its...

12/19/2017

article Foxwoods Nov. slot revenues up 8%
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino said Monday it recorded an 8 percent uptick in November slot revenues. For the month, the casino owned by the Mashantucket...
article Casino industry veteran to lead Foxwoods' Asian marketing initiatives
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino announced Tuesday that Ming Mak has been named vice president of Asian marketing. Mak, who has worked in the casino industry for...
article Multi-game 'stadium' gambling offered at Foxwoods
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino has added stadium-styled gaming to its Rainmaker Casino -- and has plans to do the same at its Fox Tower in 2018. Dubbed "...
article Kids Week Returns To Foxwoods Resort Casino
(Connecticut) -- By popular demand, Foxwoods Resort Casino will once again host Kids Week from Tuesday, Dec. 26 through Friday, Dec. 29. Foxwoods Resort Casino's...

12/18/2017

article Fire at Foxwoods tower hotel under investigation
(Connecticut) -- A fire on the 21st floor of a hotel at Foxwoods Resort Casino is under investigation. It was reported on Monday around 11 a.m. at the Pequot Tower Hotel...
article Small Fire on Balcony Prompted Evacuations at Foxwoods Hotel
(Connecticut) -- Guests of the Grand Pequot Tower at Foxwoods were evacuated after a small fire on a balcony on the 21st floor Monday. Jon Marr, chief of Mashantucket...
press release Foxwoods Resort Casino Reports November 2017 Slot Revenue
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods® Resort Casino has reported slot revenue of $38.3 million for the month of November 2017. This figure is up 8.3 percent compared to $35.4...

12/4/2017

article Report Says Connecticut Casino Patron Sat on Escalator Rail Before Fall
(Connecticut) -- A woman who fell off an escalator at Foxwoods Resort Casino in October and later died lost her balance while sitting on a moving handrail, according to...
article Foxwoods offering cardholders free, discounted Mystic Aquarium admission
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino is offering Foxwoods Rewards Card holders a free weekday and discounted weekend admission to Mystic Aquarium this month....

12/2/2017

article Tribe releases more details about woman’s death from escalator fall at Foxwoods
(Connecticut) -- The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation has released more information on the October death of a woman at Foxwoods Resort Casino. A new report says the 44-...

12/1/2017

article Casino Patron Sat on Escalator Rail Before Fall: Report
(Connecticut) -- A newly released tribal police report says a woman who fell off an escalator at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut and later died lost her balance...
article Connecticut’s Foxwoods Casino Can Stay Mum on Fatality, Thanks to Gaming Compact
(Connecticut) -- A little-known Connecticut gaming compact clause means the state’s Foxwoods Casino, run by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation, won’t have...
article Mashantuckets release police report of fatal escalator fall at Foxwoods
(Connecticut) -- Adopting a new policy on the disclosure of tribal police reports of noncriminal activity, the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe released a report Friday of an...

11/30/2017

article Tribe won't release details of casino patron death
(Massachusetts) -- The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation is refusing to release a report by its police department that details an escalator fall that killed a patron at...
article Tribe Won’t Release Details Of Foxwoods Escalator Death
(Connecticut) -- The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation is refusing to release a report by its police department that details an escalator fall that killed a patron at...

11/29/2017

article Man Charged With Sexual Assault At Casino: ​Mashantucket Police
(Connecticut) -- Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Police said a New Hampshire man has been charged with sexually assaulting a woman in a casino hotel room last month, the New...

11/28/2017

article Pequots try to avoid paying state on ‘simulated’ slots
(Connecticut) -- You would think the Mashantucket Pequots, while trying to finesse the establishment of a new Connecticut off-reservation commercial casino, would play...

11/22/2017

article Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation clashes with state over 'bingo' machines
(Connecticut) -- The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the state of Connecticut are in a disagreement over the status of new gaming machines. The tribe plans to put...

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