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MGM Name To Come Off Foxwoods Casino Tower

A casino tower that was added to the Foxwoods Resort Casino in 2008 will no longer carry the name MGM Grand, both sides said Monday.

10/28/2013

Foxwoods Resort Casino (Photo Credit: Foxwoods)

Second Arrest for Alleged Casino Scammers

MASHANTUCKET, Conn. (AP) _ Two men arrested earlier this year on cheating allegations at the Mohegan Sun casino have been charged with carrying out the same scam at the Foxwoods Resort Casino. Thirty-two-year-old Chaoyu Wu […]

10/22/2013

File photo of Foxwoods Resort Casino. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

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

Foxwoods Resort Casino (Photo Credit: Foxwoods)

Casino Contract Includes Increased Wages, Improved Air Quality

By STEPHEN SINGER,  Associated Press MASHANTUCKET, Conn. (AP) _ The smell of cigarette smoke hung heavily over the Great Cedar Hall at Foxwoods Resort Casino one recent weekday morning, as gamblers lit up freely in […]

09/02/2013

The view from the observation tower overlooking Foxwoods casino area at the Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center

New Deal for Foxwoods Dealers

MASHANTUCKET, Conn. (AP) _ Dealers at Foxwoods Resort Casino have overwhelmingly ratified a contract that raises salaries and preserves what the union says is the dealers’ right to decide how to distribute tips. Local 2121 […]

09/01/2013

New Haven Federal Court. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Former Tribal Chair Found Guilty In Embezzlement

A former chairman of the tribe that owns Connecticut’s Foxwoods Resort Casino was convicted Wednesday of stealing about $100,000 from his Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation to pay for limousine service trips for his mother and satellite radio, cable TV and other personal expenses for himself.

07/24/2013

The view from the observation tower overlooking Foxwoods casino area at the Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center

Cocktail Waitress Union and Foxwoods at Odds Over Footwear

MASHANTUCKET, Conn. (AP) _ Cheryl Haase has been serving cocktails for more than two decades, and the 52-year-old waitress says she has a list of foot ailments to prove it. The miles she has walked […]

06/09/2013

School Choir To Sing With Rock Group

Members of Stonington High School’s choir will get a little taste of what it’s like to be juke box hero.

05/03/2013

File photo of Foxwoods Resort Casino. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Casino Revenue Down,Federal Aid Up

LEDYARD, Conn. (AP) _ As a gambling slump squeezes profits at the Foxwoods Resort Casino, the tribe that owns the famously successful enterprise in southeastern Connecticut has begun receiving more assistance in the form of […]

03/24/2013

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Best Places For Stand-Up Comedy In Connecticut

Whether you prefer a large venue such as the MGM Theater at Foxwoods, a classic urban comedy club in a basement or a Litchfield County dinner theater, there are plenty of places across the state of Connecticut to tickle your funny bone. Here are some of the best places in the Nutmeg State.

02/28/2013

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