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.
The Mashantucket tribe reports slot revenues of $51 million, a decline of nearly 16 percent from July of last year.
The gambling bill promises to provide thousands of jobs across Massachusetts. But can that promise be kept?
Supporters say casinos and slots will create new jobs in Massachusetts. Opponents say the social and economic costs will outweigh the benefits.