• foxwoods Oct 27

    Foxwoods Brings Back Indoor Live Entertainment

    Foxwoods Casino is bringing back indoor live entertainment at the Grand Theater after pausing live shows due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Foxwoods it kicked off a return to live entertainment with comedian Bob Marley on Oct. 16 and 17 and Almost Queen will perform on Nov. 5 and more acts to follow throughout November and December. Tickets bought for Almost…

  • foxwoods Aug 26

    Foxwoods Opening More of Resort Casino

    Foxwoods announced Wednesday it will reopen more of its property to guests. The resort will open the Fox Towner Hotel for reservations from Thursday mornings through Monday afternoons. The Fox Tower casino will open Thursdays at noon and operate 24 hours a day through 2 a.m. on Monday mornings, according to Foxwoods. The Fox Tower Hotel meeting facility is also…

  • foxwoods Jun 30

    Foxwoods to Host Drive-In Movies This Summer

    We are seeing a resurgence in the popularity of drive-ins amid the COVID-19 pandemic and they are popping up in locations other than traditional drive-ins a well. Foxwoods Resort Casino will have drive-in movies, starting this weekend. There will be one feature film per night, from Thursday through Sunday in July and August, and Friday through Sunday in September and…

  • foxwoods Jun 12

    Foxwoods Unveils New Coronavirus Safety Measures

    Foxwoods unveiled some of the safety precautions Friday it has put in place to protect customers and employees during the coronavirus pandemic.
  • foxwoods Jun 12

    Foxwoods Takes Next Steps in Reopening Plan

    Foxwoods announced Friday that it is moving forward with reopening plans, which include opening more activities on the property. The tribe has reopened the Fox Tower Casino, and has announced plans to reopen six restaurants, Monza World-Class Karting, and a new drive-in movie option, as well as expanding hotel capacity. The Fox Tower Casino is now open Friday through Sunday…

  • reopening May 22

    Foxwoods Casino Resort Shows Off New Safety Measures

    NBC Connecticut got a sneak preview of what Foxwoods Casino Resort will look like when it opens to visitors with a planned reopening of June 1.

  • Casinos May 21

    Tribes to Begin Reopening Casino Properties on June 1

    The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe announced Wednesday that they will begin reopening portions of their reservations on June 1. Portions of both Foxwoods Resort Casino and Mohegan Sun will reopen on that date with new safety guidelines in place, including the wearing of personal protective equipment and social distancing guidelines. The tribes said they collaborated to…

  • reopening May 21

    Casinos to Reopen on June 1

    Portions of both Foxwoods Resort Casino and Mohegan Sun will reopen on that date with new safety guidelines in place, including the wearing of personal protective equipment and social distancing guidelines.

  • reopening May 20

    Governor Responds to Casino Plans to Reopen June 1

    Governor Lamont responded to plans from the casinos to reopen on June 1.

  • foxwoods May 8

    Foxwoods to Temporarily Layoff Majority of Workforce

    Foxwoods Resort Casino announced Friday that it will temporarily lay off the majority of its workforce without benefits due to the coronavirus crisis. The Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan Tribal Nations agreed to shut down their casinos in March to help curb the spread of the coronavirus. Foxwoods opened in 1992 and had never closed before the pandemic. In Friday’s announcement,…

  • Casinos Apr 29

    Mohegan Sun to Remain Closed Through May 12

    Mohegan Sun announced Tuesday that it will remain closed through at least May 12. Casino officials made the announcement in a letter to employees Tuesday. “We miss our Mohegan Sun family and we’re looking forward to returning to work, but as the COVID-19 environment continues to evolve, we need to put the health and safety of our Team Members and…

  • foxwoods Apr 14

    Foxwoods President and CEO Resigns

    Foxwoods president and CEO John James resigned from this position leading the resort, Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Council announced Tuesday. James’ resignation was effective immediately. James left his position to spend more time with his family, according to a statement from the tribal council. Foxwoods senior vice president of resort operations Jason Guyot will serve as interim CEO while the search…

  • Casinos Apr 14

    Mohegan Sun to Remain Closed Through April 30

    Mohegan Sun announced Tuesday that it will remain closed through at least April 30. The resort casino tweeted and posted a message on its website about the decision to remain closed for now. “Our team is dedicated to service our guests and we can’t wait until the day we can open our doors wide and welcome you back,” the message…

  • foxwoods Mar 31

    Mohegan Sun to Remain Closed for at Least Two More Weeks

    Mohegan Sun will remain closed to the public for at least two more weeks, tribe officials confirmed Tuesday. Officials said the Mohegan Tribal Council and the Governor’s office will continue to work together to determine a safe opening date. For more information on specific event cancellations and postponements, click here. Mohegan Sun has been involved in supporting the community...

  • Casinos Mar 30

    Lamont ‘Confident' Casinos Will Stay Closed During Coronavirus Emergency

    Two weeks after the state’s two casinos shut down in an effort to slow the spread of coronavirus, Gov. Ned Lamont said he is confident the resorts will continue to do the right thing. Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods both agreed to close their doors for two weeks, but that time period ends on Tuesday. Gov. Lamont told NBC Connecticut...

  • jobs Mar 20

    Future Uncertain For Family of Casino Workers in Southeastern Connecticut

    A mother and two of her adult children who work at Connecticut’s casinos are in flux after the resorts shut down.

  • coronavirus closures Mar 16

    Foxwoods, Mohegan Sun to Close to Help Curb the Spread of Coronavirus

    Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun will temporarily close to help reduce the spread of the coronavirus, a notice from the governor’s office said Monday. The governor’s office said they struck an agreement with the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan Tribal Nations to close the casino and resort properties for two weeks as of 8 p.m. Tuesday. The closure is historic –...

  • coronavirus closures Mar 16

    Restaurants, Bars, Gyms to Close in Effort to Slow Coronavirus Spread

    Gov. Ned Lamont joined the governors of New York and New Jersey on Monday ordering bars, restaurants, gyms, movie theaters and more to close.

  • coronavirus Mar 16

    Lamont Issues Order Prohibiting Gatherings of More Than 250 People

    Gov. Lamont issued an order on Thursday prohibiting events in Connecticut with more than 250 people in attendance to help control the spread of coronavirus. The order applies to social and recreational activities, according to the governor. “They include but are not limited to: community, civic, leisure, sports, parades, concerts, festivals, movie screenings, conventions, fundraisers, and similar activities,” Lamont’s order…

  • foxwoods Mar 14

    Foxwoods Cancels Shows, Closes Bingo Hall and Buffet Amid COVID-19 Concerns

    Foxwoods Resort Casino has canceled or postponed some shows and has closed some parts of the casino amid concerns about coronavirus. Foxwoods said the resort is canceling or postponing all shows that were scheduled through March 23. If you purchased concert tickets through the Foxwoods Box Office, you can call 800-200-2882 to request a refund. If you purchased your concert…

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