As casinos re-open during the pandemic, numbers of slots, table games, patron capacity and other areas might be very different. New England Casinos by the Numbers is up to date until the March closures. All nine casinos / resorts are together for your comparison. Granted there have been changes, specifically at MGM Springfield. Almost 400 slots have been taken out of that casino floor. Also, consider joining our Facebook Community “New England Casinos.”
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Below our New England Casinos by the Numbers, you will find some some additional facts about New England’s gambling scene.
But first, enjoy comparing all nine of our casinos. At the bottom, you can click on the arrows for the other pages. It’s just the facts, Jack.NE Property Facts Rev 2
How about some facts about New England Casinos you may, or may not know.
- Mohegan Sun actually has three hotels – Aspire is a hotel within a hotel on the top of Sky Tower.
- Foxwoods has a new CEO. John J. James. He will take the role beginning Aug. 12. He has worked in the Native American resort and gaming industry for more than 25 years.
- Mohegan Sun has a new CEO – Related Post – New CEO Of Mohegan Sun Touts Company’s Expansion …
- Parking is now free at Encore Boston Harbor. Encore has also changed the reward system to three tiers as compared their one Red Card.
- There is one casino Maine that was omitted – Penobscot High Stakes Bingo – considered Class II gaming.
Tribal Gaming in New England
There are three New England tribal casinos somewhere in the process of being built besides Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun:
- In Massachusetts, the Aquinnah Cliffs Casino is finally under construction. Built on tribal land on Martha’s Vineyard, it will be a Class II casino.
- First Light Resort, in Taunton, built by the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe. However, it seems hopelessly stuck in litigation with Taunton residents.
- Tribal Winds Casino, a joint venture between the Mohegan & Pequot tribes in CT, has been approved, but has not been started due to numerous gambling considerations, especially sports betting. The plans have been downsized a bit since the impact from MGM Springfield has not reached expectations.
- The state with the most poker rooms is New Hampshire with twelve. Many offer other table games and all legal under the Charitable Gaming Law. New Hampshire is also the second New England state to legalize sports betting.
- Most slots? – Mohegan Sun.
- Most Hotel rooms? – Foxwoods.
- Fully non-smoking casinos? – all in Maine and Massachusetts.
That’s just the tip of the iceberg, as they say. Enjoy. Stay Healthy. Keep your “Social Distance” and remember – Washy, washy, washy!
Bin, Bert & Miguel