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Foxwoods reports March slot revenue

18 April 2012

MASHANTUCKET, Connecticut -- (PRESS RELEASE) -- Slot revenue at Foxwoods Resort Casino in March was $52.7 million on handle of $637.7 million. The Casino’s share of the Connecticut market improved from last year even though the results were lower by 4.5 percent and 2.8 respectively from the same month in 2011.

“We experienced some softness in gaming and continue to focus our business initiatives on delivering the best patron experience with a wide variety of offerings”

“We experienced some softness in gaming and continue to focus our business initiatives on delivering the best patron experience with a wide variety of offerings,” said Foxwoods President and CEO Scott C. Butera.

Foxwoods contributed $14.2 million to the Connecticut Special Revenue Fund based on its March slot performance. Since opening in 1992, Foxwoods has made a cumulative contribution to the state of Connecticut in excess of $3.3 billion.

About Foxwoods® Resort Casino

Foxwoods Resort Casino is one of the premier entertainment destinations in the Northeast. As the largest resort casino in North America, Foxwoods offers a vast array of gaming in six casinos; AAA Four-Diamond hotels, restaurants from gourmet to express, world-renowned spas, awarding-winning golf, state-of-the-art theaters, and exclusive retailers. Perfect for both recreation and business, Foxwoods provides modern and versatile convention and meeting space to infuse new life into any meeting or event. At Foxwoods, you can be anyone and do everything with endless possibilities of experiences that are Anything but Ordinary. Foxwoods Resort Casino is owned and operated by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation.
About The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation

The Mashantucket Pequots are a native Algonquin people in Southeastern Connecticut known for their “Pequot spirit of survival.” Their unprecedented story can be relived in vivid detail at the Tribe’s world-renowned Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center. The tenacity of the Mashantucket Pequots brought them through centuries of persecution to economic prominence today. Since opening one of the first Native American gaming halls in the country in 1986, the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation (MPTN) has also developed a host of lucrative economic ventures including the Lake of Isles Golf Course and the Spa at Norwich Inn. The MPTN is one of Connecticut’s highest state tax payers and largest employers. The Tribe provides significant financial contributions to state and local nonprofit organizations that support neighboring communities.

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