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Foxwoods Resort Casino is now open

1 June 2020

(PRESS RELEASE) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino, with the support of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Council, reopened and resumed 24/7 operations today. As part of its ongoing commitment to ensuring a safe environment, Foxwoods has implemented a robust set of new safety protocols and operating procedures for its reopening plan aimed at mitigating health risks for both guests and employees. These measures will be continually reevaluated and updated as necessary.

Guests that visit property during phase one will be able to enjoy the Grand Pequot and Great Cedar casino floors, the Grand Pequot Hotel, The Tanger Outlets at Foxwoods, and select food and beverage venues. These venues – which include David Burke Prime, Dunkin Donuts, Regina Pizzeria, Sugar Factory, Starbucks, Subway, Veranda Café and Spin Bar – are limited to take out only and the Grand Pequot Ballroom is set up for socially distanced dining. For those looking to stay overnight, the Grand Pequot Hotel will open a limited number of hotel rooms and begin taking new reservations starting Monday, 8 June 2020.

“We are excited to welcome our guests and team members back to resort today as we reopen our doors for the first since Mid-March,” said Jason Guyot, Foxwoods’ Interim CEO & SVP of Resort Operations. “Foxwoods is in a unique position, given the size of our physical space and our geographic location, to allow for social distancing within our resort. Additionally, we’ve taken significant guidance from our Chief Medical Officer, Tribal regulators, and the CDC to develop the set of health guidelines we’ve implemented that help create an environment where our guests can experience moments of joy and celebration safely and responsibility. We are thrilled to once again contribute to our local community and the State of Connecticut. The health and safety of our loyal guests and team members will remain our top priority – today and every day.”

Those that visit the resort will notice that Foxwoods looks and feels very different than it did a few months ago, reflected by the thorough team member and guest safety procedures in place. The changes include, but are not limited to, non-invasive temperature scans, required face masks, a wide array of social distancing measures and newly developed FoxClean protocols. With FoxClean, Foxwoods is meeting or exceeding CDC cleaning recommendations by offering over 300 sanitization stations throughout the property, encouraging guests to wipe high contact areas using provided sanitizing wipes and using Decon 30, an all-natural botanical cleaner to deep clean dice, chips, and all casino surfaces. Additionally, Cleaning Ambassadors have rolled out an advanced cleaning schedule for all surfaces hourly, and overnight deep cleaning nightly.

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