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Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation

Foxwoods Resort Casino (Photo Credit: Foxwoods)

Former Tribal Chairman Appeals Theft Conviction

A former leader of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation imprisoned for stealing from the tribe is appealing his conviction.

04/03/2014

Foxwoods Resort Casino (Photo Credit: Foxwoods)

Former Tribal Treasurer Asking For No Prison In Theft

The former treasurer for the tribe that owns and operates the Foxwoods Resort Casino is asking to be spared prison time for theft, saying he reformed himself after the sudden wealth of his tribe led to a false sense of entitlement.

02/19/2014

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

Layoffs Looming At Foxwoods

MASHANTUCKET, Conn. (AP) – A union for table game dealers at the Foxwoods Resort Casino says the management is eliminating 125 jobs. Local 2121 of the United Auto Workers says Foxwoods informed them Wednesday of […]

01/23/2014

Foxwoods Resort Casino (Photo Credit: Foxwoods)

Connecticut Tribe Drops Tax Suit Appeal

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – The tribe that owns the Foxwoods Resort Casino says it will not appeal a ruling that prevented it from blocking collection of local and state property taxes on slot machines. The […]

01/21/2014

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)

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

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

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

Foxwoods Resort Casino (Photo Credit: Foxwoods)

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

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

Tribal Leaders Plead Not Guilty In Theft Case

The former chairman of the tribe that runs one of the world’s largest casinos and his brother, the tribe’s current treasurer, pleaded not guilty Monday to charges that they stole more than $800,000 from their Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation.

01/07/2013

Foxwoods Resort Casino (Photo Credit: Foxwoods)

Tribe Reaches Deal To Restructure Foxwoods Debt

The Connecticut tribe that owns and operates the Foxwoods Resort Casino says it has struck an agreement to restructure $2.2 billion of debt.

08/02/2012

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