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Foxwoods Heads to Coast

26 April 2006

BILOXI, Mississippi -- As reported by the Mississippi Sun-Herald: "The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation, which owns Foxwoods, the world's largest casino resort, is bringing its brand to Biloxi.

"Its expansion company, Foxwoods Development Group, plans to invest $400 million for a casino resort at the site of the Broadwater Hotel. The company has reached a deal to buy 15 acres on the north side of U.S. 90 from W.C. "Cotton" Fore and Roy Anderson III.

"The property will be called Foxwoods Resort Casino at Broadwater Beach. The company planned today to apply for site approval with the Mississippi Gaming Commission, said Gary Armentrout, chief development officer for the expansion company.

"...Foxwoods is the second casino company to announce plans to come into the Biloxi market since the hurricane..."

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