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Report Raises Questions On Foxwoods Bid In Mass.

Foxwoods executives were grilled by Massachusetts gambling regulators on Wednesday after a background check raised questions about the Connecticut casino operator’s ability to successfully manage a proposed $1 billion resort casino in Milford.

11/14/2013

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Foxwoods Faces Hearing, Referendum In Mass.

BOSTON (AP) _ A bid by Connecticut casino operator Foxwoods to open a resort casino in the Massachusetts town of Milford faces a pair of key tests in the coming days. On Wednesday, the Massachusetts […]

11/13/2013

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Ex-Pequot Treasurer Has Change Of Plea Hearing

MASHANTUCKET, Conn. (AP) _ The former treasurer for the Mashantucket Pequots is due in federal court in New Haven for a change-of-plea hearing. Steven Thomas has pleaded not guilty to charges that he stole $700,000 […]

10/03/2013

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Foxwoods To Break Ground On Outlet Center

MASHANTUCKET, Conn. (AP) _ More than a year after it was announced, an upscale outlet center at Foxwoods Resort Casino is about to be built. Foxwoods and Tanger Outlets are set to break ground on […]

09/26/2013

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Milford, Mass. Selectman, Foxwoods Sign Casino Deal

MILFORD, Mass. (AP) _ Connecticut-based Foxwoods and selectmen of the town of Milford, Mass., have signed a host community agreement for a proposed resort casino development. The agreement signed Monday night was approved by the […]

09/10/2013

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Plea Deal Possible In Tribe Theft Case

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The treasurer of the tribe that owns the Foxwoods Resort Casino is exploring the possibility of a plea agreement as he faces trial on charges that he stole more than $700,000 […]

09/03/2013

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Slot Revenue Down At Casinos

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Slot-machine revenue plunged again last month at Connecticut’s two tribal-owned casinos, according to figures released Wednesday. Foxwoods Resort Casino kept $48.7 million in July, down 4.6 percent from its take in […]

08/14/2013

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Closing Arguments Planned in Tribal Theft Trial

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) _ A federal jury will hear closing arguments before beginning deliberations in the trial of a former chairman of the tribe that owns Connecticut’s Foxwoods Resort Casino. Michael Thomas is accused […]

07/24/2013

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Top Weekend Getaways In The Connecticut Area

When it comes to summertime weekend getaways, the options are as varied as Connecticut’s many landscapes and waterfronts.

07/13/2013

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Conn. Casino Cocktail Waitresses Fight Shoe Rules

Negotiations for a union contract at the country’s largest casino are hitting a snag over footwear requirements for cocktail waitresses.

06/09/2013

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