The Foxwoods Resort Casino is located in Mashantucket, Connecticut, and is owned by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe. It is the largest land-based casino in the United States, and the second largest in the world to the Sands Macau Casino and Hotel in Macau.
As hard to believe as it may seem, Foxwoods was originally established in 1986 as a Bingo hall. Now from such humble beginnings, it spans over 4,700,000 square feet. It now comprises of six casinos, and this massive Native American-themed resort has come a long way indeed from its early roots.
Back in 2008, they opened the MGM Grand at Foxwoods partnering up with the Las Vegas based MGM/Mirage Corporation. The resort now offers over 2,200 guest rooms in four hotels as well as some 340,000 square feet for gaming, 38 speciality restaurants catering for all kinds of cuisine, an arcade, two spa/salons, and more still.
All of the guest rooms feature flat screen TVs along with high speed internet connection. The rooms at both the MGM Grand and the Grand Pequot, have been recipients of the Triple A, 4 Diamond award, and suites include additional features the likes of wet bars, Jacuzzi-style tubs and vanity areas.
Shopping at the resort encompasses unique specialty shops such as Rain dance and Indian Nations, and there are also over 25 high-end boutiques with plenty to browse through even for the most avid shopper. With special golf packages available for the Lake of Isles Luxury Golf Resort, no stone is left unturned for those who enjoy some outside sporting activity as well as the internal splendour of the casinos, which readily lie in waiting on demand.
If taking a trip to Connecticut to experience what it has to offer first hand, be sure to register for their "Dream Card," for Foxwood's player club. By possessing the Dream Card you will be allowed to collect points by playing slots and table games which later on can be redeemed for discounts, promotions, food and drinks and more. New members can sign up today, just go online and go to www.foxwoods.com then to the Players Club desk, to get your experience off to a memorable start.