MASHANTUCKET, Conn., Dec. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Foxwoods® Resort Casino has reported slot revenue of $38.3 million for the month of November 2017. This figure is up 8.3 percent compared to $35.4 million in November of 2016. Handle for the month was $473.5 million, up 4.5 percent from the $453 million wagered in the same month in 2016.
Since 1993, the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation has infused over $4 billion of Foxwoods' slot revenue into the Connecticut state economy through the Mashantucket Pequot Fund, supporting much-needed programs and services throughout Connecticut. Foxwoods' contribution to the state in November 2017 is $9.6 million.
The state-of-the-art Grand and Fox Theaters hosted an array of fascinating performers this November ranging from GRAMMY Award-winning rock group Evanescence, to world-class comics Tracy Morgan and Mike Birbiglia, to renowned violinist and performing artist Lindsey Stirling.
Foxwoods' guests were also able to drink in the festive atmosphere of Foxwoods On Tap, which was back by popular demand for a second successful year. Beer lovers to sampled over 150-plus craft beers from over 70 of America's best breweries.
This holiday season, Foxwoods has plenty of reasons to be thankful, but none more important than the success of the property's annual "Stuff the Bus" campaign supporting the United Way of Southeastern Connecticut and its "Tommy Toy" Fund program. By the end of the campaign on December 11, buses were overflowing with thousands of unwrapped toys, blankets, pajamas, jackets and diapers to be donated to families in need.
Speaking of the holidays, those looking to wrap up their holiday shopping while cashing in at Foxwoods are in luck thanks to Shop, Dine & Win. Through December 21, when guests spend $100 at the Tanger Outlets at Foxwoods they will receive a $10 gift card to Guy Fieri's Foxwoods Kitchen + Bar. One lucky winner will receive a Tanger Outlets at Foxwoods gift card worth up to $5,000 and five others will each win a Tanger Outlets at Foxwoods gift card valued at $1,000!
There's always something new at Foxwoods and on December 18 Foxwoods is excited to open Rainmaker Stadium, a stadium gaming experience featuring dealer-assisted electronic table games that promises the thrill of multi-game action from the comfort of a single play terminal.
Foxwoods will close out 2017 with a bang thanks to a star-studded December entertainment slate including can't miss shows from late night comedy icon John Oliver on December 29 and 30 and rock legends The B-52's on New Year's Eve. Tickets for all events can be purchased at foxwoods.com.
About Foxwoods Resort Casino
25 Years Proud: Since 1992, Foxwoods Resort Casino has offered guests The Wonder Of It All as the premier resort destination in the Northeast. As the largest resort casino in North America, Foxwoods offers a vast array of gaming in seven casinos; AAA Four-Diamond hotels, restaurants from gourmet to quick service, world-renowned spas, award-winning golf, state-of-the-art theaters, exclusive retailers and free-to-play online casino games at FoxwoodsONLINE.com. Foxwoods is owned and operated by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and was the first full-service casino built on tribal land, pioneering a nationwide movement that now includes more than 400 gaming properties owned and operated by over 200 tribes across the U.S. For more information on Foxwoods and the property's 25th anniversary celebrations, visit foxwoods.com.
About the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation
The Mashantucket Pequots are a native Algonquin people in southeastern Connecticut who endured centuries of conflict and survival on the oldest continuously occupied reservation in the U.S. (est. 1666). As the first native people within the continental United States to survive attempted genocidal massacre by European immigrants (1637), the Mashantucket Pequots have an unprecedented story of restoration, which is exhibited at their world-class Museum and Research Center (www.pequotmuseum.org). For more information, visit www.mashantucket.com.
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