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.
Connecticut’s Foxwoods Resort Casino faces daunting hurdles as it joins a crowded race for the lucrative destination resort business in Massachusetts.
Connecticut’s Foxwoods Resort Casino has joined the race to open a casino in eastern Massachusetts.
The former chairman of the tribe that runs the Foxwoods Resort Casino is accused along with his treasurer brother of stealing a combined $800,000 from the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation.