Mayor William Flanagan and Foxwoods unveiled a plan to build a $750 million resort casino in Fall River.
Foxwoods announced it will eliminate 120 table game dealers’ jobs.
Conn. State police say the man was caught “fishing” cash out of the dealers’ tip box with chopsticks.
Residents of Milford have rejected a proposal to build a $1 billion casino, further cutting into the field of potential candidates for the state’s first regional resort casino licenses.
Officials are expecting record turnout for Tuesday’s casino vote.
A group led by Foxwoods announced Friday that it had reached a deal to help finance its proposed $1 billion resort casino in Massachusetts, hours after being told by state gambling regulators that additional financing was one of several conditions it must meet to continue its pursuit of a gambling license.
Massachusetts gambling regulators say a group led by Foxwoods can continue its pursuit of a resort casino in Milford if it lines up the necessary financing and meets several other conditions.
A background check by investigators for the Massachusetts Gaming Commission is raising questions about the ability of a group led by Foxwoods to operate a resort casino in Milford.
Connecticut-based Foxwoods and selectmen of the town of Milford, Mass., have signed a host community agreement for a proposed resort casino development.
The Milford Board of Selectmen has voted to negotiate with the operators of Connecticut’s Foxwoods casino.