Foxwoods Resort Casino Celebrates 30th Anniversary with High-Stakes Expansion News
Main expansions announced
Right after birthday cake and classic drumming at a function to celebrate Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut’s 30th anniversary, a Foxwoods’ executive announced some major expansions.
a new higher-stakes bingo hall is at present beneath building
Foxwoods CEO Jason Guyot on Tuesday shared news with guests attending the anniversary celebrations that a new higher-stakes bingo hall is at present below construction. The CEO said the new 2,200-seat facility will encompass more than 30,000 square feet of event space and offer you greater stakes bingo games and expanded prize pools.
Guyot stated the new gaming center is set to open this spring.
The biggest announcement, even so, came at the finish of the ceremony. The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation-owned and operated resort has created a deal with Great Wolf Resorts to bring a single of its indoor water park complexes — complete with loved ones entertainment center and hotel — to Mashantucket.
In a news release, Guyot stated Foxwoods’ anniversary year would be the resort’s “most considerable year of evolution, innovation, and development for the home to date.” He added that, going forward, Foxwoods would “continue to trailblaze the integrated resort casino concept.”
The addition of a Great Wolf Lodge to the Foxwoods portfolio in Mashantucket adds an extra staycation attraction to the resort’s existing draw. Its place amongst the major urban markets of New York City and Boston makes it a prime weekend getaway destination.
Foxwoods took to Twitter on its anniversary to share news and images of the incoming attraction, which is scheduled to open in 2024:
The New York Post cited Guyot as saying the Fantastic Wolf Lodge will cover 15 acres adjacent to, but not directly element of, Foxwoods. “Foxwoods will turn into family-friendly on a enormous scale, [Wonderful Wolf Lodge] will be a enormous driver of foot visitors.”
“First there was Las Vegas and Atlantic City, and then Foxwoods,” the NY Post reports Guyot as saying. “Now, no one in the Northeast, or even in the nation can compete with us.”
Foxwoods has even a lot more expansion plans on its list. According to its news release, the current bingo hall will be converted into the Rainmaker Expo Center. This 75,000 square-foot venue will host sporting events, trade shows, and corporate meetings and functions.
Till then, Foxwoods is creating the most of its anniversary. All through February, resort guests get a shot at winning $200,000 in money and prizes, with double bonus slot play on Friday. In a gesture of altruism during its anniversary year, Foxwoods stated it would donate $30,000 each and every month until the end of 2022 “to organizations that mirror Foxwoods’ values.” This month’s recipient is United Way of Connecticut, a non-profit focused on neighborhood wellness, education, and financial stability.