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Apple retail store to open at Foxwoods18 July 2007
ASHANTUCKET, Connecticut -- (PRESS RELEASE) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino and the soon-to-be-opened MGM Grand at Foxwoods have inked a deal to become official authorized re-sellers for Apple products. To celebrate the distinction of being the only casino in the country to offer iPhones to its guests, Foxwoods is running a summer-long promotion awarding winners with the innovative and highly coveted Apple iPhones. To kick-off the new partnership Foxwoods will be giving away an Apple iPhone to a lucky customer every 10 minutes during their summer long "Ultimate Happy Hours at Foxwoods" promotion.
This Fall, Foxwoods Resort Casino will officially open an Apple kiosk in its retail concourse where guests will be able to purchase an array of Apple products and accessories. When the $700 million MGM Grand at Foxwoods opens its doors in May 2008, guests will discover an unparalleled shopping experience with designer storefronts and upscale boutiques, including an authorized Apple retail outlet selling iPods, Apple TV's, computers and other equipment.
"We're thrilled to develop this affiliation at the brink of a very exciting time for both Foxwoods and Apple," said John O'Brien, president of Foxwoods Resort Casino. "This is a preview of what our guests can expect as we continue to evolve in our offerings, from the latest technology to the world-class MGM Grand at Foxwoods opening next spring."
Apple's iPhone combines a revolutionary mobile phone, a widescreen iPod with touch controls and a breakthrough Internet communications device with desktop-email, web-browsing, searching and maps into one user-friendly and lightweight handheld device.
Foxwoods Resort Casino®, the world's largest casino, owned by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation, is the ultimate casino resort destination on the East Coast, offering over 7,200 slots, 380 table games, the only WPT World Poker Room™, High Stakes Bingo and Ultimate Racebook all conveniently located under one roof.