• Covid vaccine Dec 28, 2020

    Foxwoods Starts COVID Vaccine Distribution

    Leaders of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation announced they began distributing the COVID vaccine on Monday. They say tribe firefighters were the first to receive the Moderna vaccine. The tribal nation said they are focused on vaccinating the entire employee population, beginning with first responders and those who are most at risk. Vaccinations will continue to be distributed with the...

  • coronavirus Dec 10, 2020

    Two Top-Performing Value Plays That Could Benefit From a Vaccine Rollout

    Investors seeking trades that could benefit from a vaccine rollout should look no further, two traders say.

  • foxwoods Dec 8, 2020

    Foxwoods Announces Employee Furloughs

    Foxwoods on Monday announced temporary furloughs to what company officials described as less than 100 employees as the casino continues to weather the pandemic. Jason Guyot, interim CEO and president for Foxwoods Resort Casino, said they are making changes as COVID-19 continues to spread moving into the winter season. Those changes included reduced hotel capacity and reduced gaming options in…

  • coronavirus Nov 19, 2020

    Dow Could Hit the 40,000-Point Level Next Year, Analyst Says

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average stock index has the potential to reach the 40,000-point mark in 2021, according to Baird’s Patrick Spencer.

  • Casinos Nov 10, 2020

    Casinos Voluntarily Opt in for Phase 2.1

    Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods are taking steps to fall in line with Connecticut’s rollback to Phase 2.1, though their approaches are slightly different. Mohegan Sun said all their restaurants and bars will fall in line with the state guidelines, which reduce restaurants to 50% capacity indoors and require in-restaurant dining curfews. In a statement, Jeff Hamilton, president and general manager…

  • Casinos Nov 10, 2020

    Casinos Voluntarily Opt Into Most Phase 2.1 Restrictions

    Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun say they are voluntarily complying with most of the state’s new Phase 2.1 COVID-19 restrictions.

  • coronavirus Oct 27, 2020

    Still Hampered by Virus, US Casinos Want Aid in Recovering

    The U.S. casino industry is seeking tax and regulatory relief from the government as it tries to recover from a coronavirus outbreak that cost states more than $2 billion in lost tax revenue while casinos were shut down for four months this year.

  • Gambling Dec 24, 2019

    Gov. Lamont Felt Close to Gambling Deal with Tribes: AP

    Newly released emails obtained by The Associated Press show Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont thought he was closed to reaching a wide-ranging gambling deal with the state’s two federally recognized Native American tribes. In an exchange in May with the chairman of the Mashantucket Pequots, the Democratic governor says he thought both sides were at the finish line, but talks...

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