Out of the various US casinos, Foxwoods Resort Casino is the largest. It is located in Ledyard in the state of Connecticut and comprises of 340,000 sq ft of gaming area. It is owned by the members of Mashantucket Pequot tribe. It was founded in the year 1986 and was originally used as bingo hall. Since then it has been renovated 3 times in the years 1992, 1997 and most recently in 2007 with the opening of MGM Grand.
The Foxwood offers ample opportunity to gamblers and fun loving players to choose the kind of games which caters to their taste and budget. It comprises of 380 table games, 6200 slot machines, 104 poker tables, bingo, keno and race book.
Table games – The gaming table is comprised of various games like blackjack, roulette, craps, Spanish 21, poker, Casino War, Money Wheel, Pai Gow poker, Pai Gow tiles, baccarat, Caribbean stud poker, and Sic Bo. In order to play the games a player must place cash or gaming chips on the table before the start of the game. However, in order to redeem the chips you must go to cashier cage, as the chips cannot be redeemed at the gaming table. You can also take advantage of getting your game rated by the dealer before the start of the game and get the points credited in your dream card, which can later on be used for purchase of food and services in the resort. The dream card can be acquired by registering at any dream card location.
Slot machines – It has the highest number of slot machines of various denomination starting from 1 cent to $100.The payouts in these slot machines are among the highest in comparison to other casinos in the east coast. It has a non- smoking area too where full family can enjoy the machines.
Poker – The Foxwoods poker room is open 24 hours daily and consists of tables of various denominations starting from limited stake tables (minimum $1) to unlimited stake tables. You can enjoy various popular games like Texas Hold’em, Omaha and 7-card Stud. Its poker room is the third largest in the world and is used to organize weekly poker tournaments and world poker tour events.
Bingo-The bingo room has the capacity of accommodating 3,600 people. The regular bingo game is scheduled twice daily. Apart from the regular game some big money games like Money Machine, Money Wheel, Cars, Crazy L, and Crazy T etc can also be played. It has non- smoking sections where people with kids can play too.
Keno – The casino holds keno drawings every eight minutes for 24 hrs, daily. Out of 80 balls, 20 balls are randomly selected. You can try your luck here for as little as $1.
Apart from the games, the
also offers excellent accommodation and resort facilities in its hotels Grand Pequot tower, Grand Cedar hotel and Two Tree Inn.The 9th floor of the hotel Grand Pequot Tower consists of salon and spa where you can relax and enjoy with your family and friends. The Foxwood offers various casual and fine dining restaurants. Connected to Fox Wood Resort Casino is the MGM Grand which gives you the type of entertainment and games you would expect in Las Vegas. All in all, the Fox Woods Resort Casino is an excellent family get away, situated in the midst of scenic New England, which has something to offer to everybody in the family.