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Foxwoods Resort Casino (Photo Credit: Foxwoods)

Formal Tribal Chairman Sentenced

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) _ The former chairman of the tribe that owns Foxwoods Resort Casino has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for embezzling more than $100,000 from the tribe. U.S. District Court […]

11/19/2013

Casino roulette (Joe Raedle/Getty Images News)

Foxwoods Group Has Mass. Casino Finance Deal

A group led by Foxwoods announced Friday that it had reached a deal to help finance its proposed $1 billion resort casino in Massachusetts, hours after being told by state gambling regulators that additional financing was one of several conditions it must meet to continue its pursuit of a gambling license.

11/16/2013

File photo of gambling at a casino. (credit: LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images)

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

File photo of a blackjack game. (Robert Laberge/Getty Images Sport)

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

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