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Foxwoods Resort Casino Reports August 2017 Slot Revenue


Foxwoods® Resort Casino has reported slot revenue of $42.1 million for
the month of August 2017. This figure is up .5 percent compared to $41.9
million in August of 2016. Handle for the month was $523 million, down
.8 percent from the $527.1 million wagered in the same month in 2016.

Foxwoods' contribution to the Connecticut Special Revenue Fund in August
2017 is $11.2 million, bringing the cumulative contribution to the state
since Foxwoods opened in 1992 to over $4 billion.

Luck was in the air this August at Foxwoods as Danny R. from Florida
took home a life-changing $799,793 table game jackpot with a Royal
Straight Flush!

The excitement continued with Foxwoods' jam-packed entertainment slate
featuring extended runs from fan favorites and tribute show pioneers,
Legends in Concert as well as Australia's hottest export, Thunder From
Down Under. Guests looking for a laugh were in for a treat as star actor
and comedian Kevin James and renowned comic Brian Regan put their
stand-up chops on display at the state-of-the-art Grand Theater.

Foxwoods also had the honor of hosting the Jeffrey Osborne Celebrity
Classic, New England's premier sports and celebrity event with proceeds
benefiting non-profit organizations who support children's access to
music and the arts as well as those who provide a safe-haven for
families in need. Along with Jeffrey Osborne, A-listers Chris Tucker and
Cedric the Entertainer joined the festivities and added their star-power
to the fundraising efforts.

September at Foxwoods kicked off with a bang as Bruno M. from New
Hampshire took home the $250,000 Grand Prize at the Dream Slot
Tournament Grand Finale with celebrity host Mario Lopez.

The star-studded affairs continued with Foxwoods' Studio 25 celebration,
an extravagant night out that featured a silver anniversary spin on the
famous Studio 54 in New York City. Hip-hop heavyweight Fabolous, Bravo
TV darling Kim Zolciak, singer Christina Milian, actor Joseph Sikora and
the Breakfast Club's DJ Envy helped party-goers celebrate late into the

Foxwoods' adventure tourism portfolio grew this month with the Grand
Opening of Foxwoods Thrill Tower featuring Sky Launch and Sky Drop, two
hair-rising rides sure to give even the boldest guest an adrenaline
rush. Tickets can be purchased online
or in-person at the attraction's outdoor ticket window at the Fox Tower,
with special discounts offered for Foxwoods Rewards members.

Still to come this month: can't miss shows from Daily Show host
Trevor Noah, Beach Boys legend Brian Wilson and pop sensation Luis
Fonsi. Tickets to all events can be purchased at

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
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

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 (
For more information, visit

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