Foxwoods Resort Casino
is a hotel
, United States
. Together with the MGM Grand at Foxwoods, it is one of the largest casino complexes in the world in terms of floor space for gaming. The entire resort comprises of space. The casino has over 380 gaming tables including blackjack
, and poker
. Foxwoods also has the most slot machines
of any casino in the world, numbering over 7,200. There are several restaurants including a Hard Rock Cafe
. Foxwoods has 1,416 hotel rooms and a two story arcade for children and teens.
Foxwoods was founded in 1986 as a bingo hall.See Mashantucket Pequot Tribe v. McGuigan
, 626 F. Supp. 245 (D. Conn. 1986). The casino was financed by Lim Goh Tong
, a Chinese Malaysian who founded the only legal casino in Malaysia. Lim died in October 2007.
In 1992 the owners, the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe
, added table games, followed shortly by slot machines in 1993. G. Michael Brown
became the chairman of the casino in 1993. The casino agreed to pay 25% of their slot revenue to the state of Connecticut
, a sum that now amounts to almost $200 million per year .
In 1997, a deluxe tower was opened for business.
The full build-out of the resort was an effort completed by several design and construction entities, but the majority of the work from 1992 to 2001 was completed by Construction Managers: CR Klewin aka... Read More