When Foxwoods casino opened, it had no plans to stay open past 2 a.m. However, hundreds of people gambled there late into the night. Dealers worked through hurricanes and still kept the casino open for business. During the next several decades, the casino remained open 24 hours a day. The casino is conveniently located midway between Boston and New York City. It quickly outgrew its original building and has added hotel rooms.
The six casinos at Foxwoods have a combined gaming floor area of nearly 400,000 square feet. Each casino features a different gaming experience. The casino features nearly 4,100 gaming machines, including video poker and slot machines. It also has over 250 table games, including a keno lounge where players can win a jackpot every six minutes.
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation owns and operates the casino. It is located approximately 2.5 hours from Boston and less than two hours from New York City. Guests can stay in one of four hotels at the casino, including the luxurious Grand Pequot Tower, which has twenty-three stories. The resort also offers world-class spas and exclusive retail shops.
Foxwoods Resort Casino is the largest casino in North America and is a true city within a casino. There are over 250 gaming tables, two theaters, and six restaurants, as well as a bowling alley. During peak times, up to forty thousand people pack into the casino.
Whether you want a romantic getaway or a lavish night out, Foxwoods Casino has it all. The casino is only a half-mile from Ledyard, and you can enjoy its individually decorated rooms and a tranquil retreat. Some units feature fireplaces and whirlpool tubs. A continental breakfast is served each weekday and a full country breakfast on weekends.
There are also several restaurants and bars in the casino. For an intimate dinner with your partner, you can choose from one of the many restaurants. California Pizza Kitchen, located near the Fox Theater, features hand-tossed artisan pizza and an eclectic menu. Johnny Rockets serves American favorites such as burgers and shakes. The Hard Rock Cafe is also located in the casino, and serves up traditional American fare along with a full bar.
The hotel also offers complimentary wireless Internet access and a 24-hour business center. It also has a fitness facility and a spa. The hotel offers a complimentary shuttle service and offers spa services. Guests can also relax at the hotel’s spa, which features a full-service spa, an indoor pool, and a nightclub.