July Promotions & Events – Final Two Weeks+

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GAMBLING PROMOTIONS & EVENTS 

FOXWOODS RESORT CASINO, MASHENTUCKET CT

$1,000,000 SLOT TOURNAMENT: July 1 – August 23.

Swipe to Rock in Vegas – July 1 – August 31. Activate Entries: September 2 • 6am – 3pm. Grand Prize Drawing: September 2 • 4pm. Celebration Zone 

Foxwoods ♥ New York – Residency has its privileges. Clink on the previous link for details.

Jeffrey Osborne Celebrity Classic, July 29 – 31  – 

DEAL OF A LIFETIME BLACKJACK TOURNAMENT JULY 1 – AUGUST 31

Summer of Dreams Thursdays – July 26 | August 2, 8, 16 & 23, 5 pm – 8pm • Celebration Zone. 

Monopoly Slot Promotion – July 27 • 4PM – 6PM • Great Cedar Casino. Receive $15 Bonus Slot Play and play 5 spins at the max bet on the new Monopoly slot machines and the winnings go right in your pocket.

Beach Ball Hot Seat – Friday, June 29 • 2:00 PM – 10:00 PM . Five guests will be selected in the “Hot Seat” every hour.

ONGOING PROMOTIONS – SPECIAL MILITARY OFFERS & DISCOUNTS, High Hand Poker Frenzy, Young & Fun Days, 55+ Offers


HOLLYWOOD CASINO, HOTEL & RACEWAY, BANGOR ME

QUEEN OF HEARTS PROGRESSIVE – Fridays and Saturdays in July

JACKPOT PARTY – Saturday, July 28th, Win up to $750 of Free Slot Play or the Grand Prize of $1000 CASH.  Play for entries using your Marquee Rewards Card.  2X entries every Sunday, Tuesday, & Thursday.

Midweek Moolah – We’re giving away $50 in Free SlotPlay every 10 minutes between 6PM – 9PM on Wednesdays.

AT HOPS HOUSE 99 – Every Monday in July, from 8AM – 8PM – Every Monday Play One Hour, Eat Free Trivia Night, Thursdays at 7:30

ONGOING PROMOS:  BIRTHDAY BASH – Fridays 8AM – MIDNIGHT ;   50 PLUS REWARDS KIOSK – Every Sunday 1PM – 4PM, VIP CONCERT EXPERIENCE


MOHEGAN SUN RESORT CASINO, UNCASVILLE CT

HOT SUMMER FUN IS BACK at Mohegan Sun.  Click on the links for all the Hot Summer Fun Events and Offers every weekday. “Mohegan Sun Hot Summer Fun Is Back in 2018.”

Mohegan Sun Tequila Tasting – July 20th at 8:00PM

THURSDAY NIGHT POOL PARTIES – at Sun Terrace Pool, Thursdays at 8:00pm. Weekly until Thursday, August 30th 2018

ROAR INTO SUMMER GIVEAWAY – Friday, June 29th 2018, daily until Friday, August 31st 2018. 

ONGOING PROMOTIONS – TURN 21 AT MOHEGAN SUN


NEWPORT GRAND CASINO, NEWPORT RI

Free Slot Play Hot Seat – Free Slot Play Hot Seat, WIN: Fridays, July 20 & 27 from 12PM-9PM; 1 winner every 20 min. wins $100 in Free Slot Play!

5X Rewards Points every Tuesday in July


OXFORD CASINO & HOTEL, OXFORD ME

ONGOING PROMOTIONS2018 Birthday Bash, SATURDAYSuper 6SUNDAY16X Multiplier  TUESDAY – 15X Multiplier WEDNESDAY15X Multiplier & Seniors Day THURSDAY – Missile MadnessEvery Thursday.  3:00pm – 8:00pm &– Free Lunch Buffet (100 pts earned),FRIDAY –  Mega High 5 , Prime Rib BuffetWeekend Breakfast Buffets


PLAINRIDGE PARK CASINO & RACEWAY, PLAINVILLE MA

New Promotions: – Cash & Cruises Promotion & $10,000 July SweepsProspector’s Plunge – Sundays, 1-8PM, Lottery Tickets – Wednesdays

ONGOING PROMOTIONS:  P OF Diamonds  Play Up To $500 Sign Up BonusMonday 50+ Rewards – Swipe your Marquee Rewards card at any of our promotional kiosks from 6AM-11:59 pm for our Mystery SlotPlay bonus.


SPORTING EVENTS

CONNECTICUT SUN BASKETBALL HOME SCHEDULE AT MOHEGAN SUN ARENA

July 20th – WNBA: CT Sun vs Seattle Storm, at Mohegan Sun Arena, 7:99PM

July 24th – WNBA: CT Sun vs Washington Mystics, at Mohegan Sun Arena, 7:00PM

August 1st – WNBA: Connecticut Sun vs. New York Liberty, at Mohegan Sun Arena, 7:00AM

August 5th – WNBA: Connecticut Sun vs. Las Vegas Aces, at Mohegan Sun Arena, 7:00AM

OTHER EVENTS

July 21st – Broadway Boxing at Fox Theater, Foxwoods 7:00PM

July 28th – Lion Fight Boxing at Fox Theater, Foxwoods 6:00PM

Live CES MMA Fighting – August 3 at Twin River Event Center, 7:00PM


ENTERTAINMENT

HEADLINERS

July 20th – Brian Wilson: Greatest Hits Live at Twin River Event Center, 8:00PM

July 25th – EVANESCENCE AND LINDSEY STIRLING at Mohegan Sun Arena, 7:00PM

July 28th – VETERANS OF SNL: JON LOVITZ, DARRELL HAMMOND, CHRIS KATTAN & FINESSE MITCHELL at Mohegan Sun Arena, 8:00PM

July 29th – Jeffrey Osborne All Star Comedy Explosion – at Grand Theater, Foxwoods, 8:00PM

July 29th – Smashing Pumplins at Mohegan Sun Arena, 7:00PM

July 31st – Camila Cabello – at Mohegan Sun Arena, 7:30PM

August 2nd – HALESTORM + IN THIS MOMENT at Mohegan Sun Arena, 7:30PM

August 3rd – Rise Against at Mohegan Sun Arena, 7:00PM

August 4th – Eric Moo, at the Grand Theater, Foxwoods, 1:00PM

August 4th – Jason Mraz at Mohegan Sun Arena, 8:00PM

August 4th – Boyz II Men at Twin River Event Center, 8:00PM

August 4th – The Cult, Bush, Stone Temple Pilots, at the Grand Theater, Foxwoods, 7:00PM

August 4th – Two Kings and A Queen, at the Fox Theater, Foxwoods, 7:30PM

August 5th – Boy George and Culture Club and Thompson Twins’ Tom Bailey, at the Grand Theater, Foxwoods, 7:00PM

 

Maine’s Casinos 2017 Revenue Presents Different Directions

As reported By Nora Flaherty of HarnessLink Gamblers in Maine spent nearly $54.6 million on slots and table games at the state’s two casinos last year.

Those numbers are from the Gambling Control Board’s annual report out this month. The report also finds that while Oxford Casino made about $2 million more in 2017 than in 2016, Hollywood Casino made about $900,000 less than the year before.

I feel there are many reasons for the disparaging revenue statistics, but the main reason is location, location, location!

Bangor is a quaint DownEast city in south-central Maine. So, what are the things that might make it a destination?

Hollywood Casino, Hotel & Raceway, Bangor Maine

Hollywood Casino, Hotel & Raceway, Bangor Maine

  • Some say they have the best shopping in Maine with the Bangor Mall, which is so popular that people from all over North America, including Canada, shop there. It has spawned several motels just to service the customers. However, all those hotels don’t seem to have spilled over into stay-cations including the Hollywood Casino.  Besides, doesn’t the Outlet Madness area of Kittery entice people from all over New England?
  • Downtown is a great place to eat, enjoy some night life, and enjoy free concerts and movies.  The beer selections, with the increase of craft brewers such as Geaghan Brothers Brewing next to the casino, Masons Brewing, Black Canvas Brewing and Maniacal Brewing are all great additions to SeaDog Brewing right in the Bangor area.
  • Darlings Waterfront Pavilion has excellent open-air entertainment in the summer, just a brief walk from the casino.
  • The Penobscot River Walkway is an excellent walking, biking, or running trail that starts in the back of the casino.

But this just isn’t enough it seems. Milton Champion is the executive director of the Gambling Control Board says both casinos made some changes this year.  “Oxford Casino added their hotel, and with that hotel addition they’ve also added some gaming floor,” Champion says. “On Hollywood’s side, they’ve actually taken away.”

Hollywood just isn’t close enough to draw from other cities. The driving distance adds to location problems:

  • Portland, Maine – 1 1/2+ hours
  • Berlin, New Hampshire – 2 hours+
  • Quebec, Canada – 3 hours
  • Montpelier, Vermont – 3 hours+
  • Boston, MA – 3 hours+

But gamblers have made their way to CT casinos driving longer distances?

Yes, but the end product is quite different. Number of better gaming tables, better video poker, better amenities….the list goes on…will entice people. Bangor and the Hollywood casino isn’t that enticing.

Officials attend the grand opening of the Oxford Casino Hotel on Route 26 on Nov. 9. The 107-room, four-story hotel is attached to Oxford Casino, which opened in 2012 and is owned by Churchill Downs Inc. (Oxford Casino photo)

Oxford on the other hand seems like the little engine that could. Additions along the way – better infrastructure, added hotel (with another new Hampton Inn across the street) a new dining option in the OX Pub, and closer proximity to the cities cited above makes their growth in revenue understandable.

According to Nora Flaherty’s report, “Of the money they took in, Oxford and Hollywood casinos sent $18 million back to the state to use for K-12 education; $5.9 million to the University of Maine system, the state’s community college system, and Maine Maritime Academy; $8.9 million went to the general fund; and $4.4 million went to harness racing purses. That’s among many beneficiaries, including the agricultural fair support fund, which got $1.8 million.

Every Summer, NETG drives up to check out both casinos. It’s always a fun and relaxing trip, and we have more to check on besides the casinos.  Something to look forward to.

Binbin

 

March Promotions & Events at New England Casinos

So many exciting and important things happening in March – St. Patrick’s Day & Irish American Month, Easter, March Madness, Music in Our Schools Month, the Ides of March (casino visit or not?), Passover and of course “PI Day.”  March comes with it’s wacky “holidays” as well, such as the 2nd Week is National Bubble Week. How about

  • 3/2 Old Stuff Day
  • 3/3 If Pets Had Thumbs Day
  • 3/13 Ear Muff Day
  • 3/15 Everything You Think is Wrong Day
  • 3/20 Extraterrestrial Abductions Day
  • 3/26 Make Up Your Own Holiday Day

Visiting New England’s Casinos? Curious about casino expansion in our region? Then there’s only one place to go – visit us at NETimeGambling! For specific casino details, visit the websites of all seven casinos:  Connecticut – Foxwoods Resort/Casino & Mohegan Sun Resort/Casino; Rhode IslandNewport Grand & Twin River Hotel/Casino; MassachusettsPlainridge Park Casino & Raceway, MGM Springfield & Wynn Boston Harbor; Maine –  Oxford Casino & Hollywood Bangor Hotel, Casino & Raceway.


 

 

Event Spotlight

On April 20th & 21st, both Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun will be the place for gamblers to meet. Gamblepalooza, a gathering for recreational gamblers by recreational gamblers, will make Connecticut casinos their home for two days of gambling with casino oriented events and meet ups. Tentative Events Line-up:

  • -Meet and Greet Cocktail Hour featuring You Can Bet on That, Cousin Vito’s Casino, Travelzork’s Eric Rosenthal, and more. (Friday)
  • -$100 a share High Limiy Slot Pull (TBD)
  • -Several Group Gambling outings TBD including Craps, Pai Gow, Slots and more. (Both)
  • -Group dining event (possibly a breakfast)

For up-to-date information on more events and hotel information, click HERE


Entertainment

Grand Theater at Foxwoods.

HEADLINERS

March 2nd – Weird Al Yankowic at the Fox Theater, Foxwoods, 8:00PM

March 2nd – Foreigner at the Grand Theater, Foxwoods, 8:00PM

March 2nd – Kid Rock at Mohegan Sun Arena, 7:30PM

March 3rd & 4th – Human Nature at the Fox Theater, Foxwoods, 8:00 & 7:00PM

March 8th – Alice Cooper at Mohegan Sun Arena, 8:00PM

March 9th – Chaka Khan at the Twin River Events Center, 8:00pm

March 9 & 10 – The Ultrasonic Rock Orchestra at the Fox Theater, Foxwoods, 8:00PM

March 10 & 11 – Cirque Dreams Revealed, at Mohegan Sun Arena – check for times

March 10th – Stevie Winwood at the Grand Theater, Foxwoods, 8:00PM

March 17th – Jeffrey Osborne at the Fox Theater, Foxwoods, 8:00PM

March 22nd – Judas Priest at Mohegan Sun Arena, 7:00PM

March 24th – Rod Stewart at Mohegan Sun Arena, 7:30PM

March 24th – R&B Remix featuring Brandy, Ashanti, Avant and Lil Mo at the Grand Theater, Foxwoods, 8:00PM

March 31st – Michael Carbonaro at the Fox Theater, Foxwoods, 7:00PM & 10:30PM

Other casino entertainment venues include:

The Wolf Den, Mohegan Sun – Located in the center of the action, in Casino of the Earth, offers full beverage service, a state-of-the-art sound system, intimate seating and top performances by headliners. For complete schedule, click HERE.

Hollywood Bangor now offers two venues for live weekend music – 99 Hops House & the Sound Stage.  Click Here for schedule.

Newport Grand offers Free shows by Tribute bands  almost every weekend.  Click HERE for schedule.

Twin River Lighthouse Loungeright in the middle of the downstairs casino.  Shipyard Pub – Upstairs in Non-smoking.

Plainridge Park Casino – the Revolution Lounge offers entertainment on the weekends

Foxwoods – Atrium Lounge – Live bands on the weekend, specialty cocktails and great time.


Gambling Promos & Events

HOLLYWOOD BANGOR

Hollywood Casino, Hotel & Raceway – Bangor Maine

HOLLYWOOD CASINO IS PLEASED TO OFFER MAINE’S ONLY LIVE POKER ROOM offering Limit and No-Limit Texas Hold’em, Omaha, and 7-Card Stud are currently available based on player demand and availability. Click HERE for the Poker Calendar of Events.

ONGOING PROMOS: “Wicked Numbahs” – Every  Friday in February; BIRTHDAY BASH – Fridays 8AM – MIDNIGHT ;   MATCH & WIN, Saturdays 3 – 9PM,  50 PLUS REWARDS KIOSK – Every Sunday 1PM – 4PM, and win up to $250 in Free SlotPlay on the Ladies Night Ball Drop Board


FOXWOODS RESORT CASINO 

Foxwoods open ceiling in the Grand Pequot casino. It also included to areas with windows until boarded up for Tanger Outlets addition.

Foxwoods Poker Classic – March 9 – 26, 2018.

Deal of a Lifetime Blackjack Tournament – 7 WINNERS  – $135,000 in Guaranteed Prizes. Earn Entries:  March 1-29. Activate Entries:  March 30 – 6am-7pm. Drawing:  March 30 at 8pm. Deal of a Lifetime Game at 9pm in the Grand Pequot Casino

ST. PATRICK’S DAY BINGO. – Saturday, March 17th.

Foxwoods® Resort Casino’s Shamrocked Pub Crawl returns this St. Patrick’s Day. Cost is $10. Guests 21+ can enjoy a pub crawl which features beverage specials at participating locations and all Pub Crawl guests will have a chance to win great prizes that include Foxwoods show tickets.  Shamrocked kicks off at 6:00 p.m. at the The Celebration Zone on the Retail Concourse of the Great Cedar hotel and culminates at 12:00 a.m. at Centrale Fox Tower where the grand prizes will be given away.

ULTIMATE EASTER HOT SEAT,Saturday, March 31st, from 2-8PM

TUESDAY SLOT TOURNAMENTS are back. Every Tuesday in March | 2pm – 8pm


MOHEGAN SUN

STATUS POINT MAYHEM, Friday, March 2nd 2018, 6:00am to Midnight.  Status Multipliers throughout the day from 2X to 5X, each to be hit at least twice in the day.

Slam Dunk Giveaway – March 12th – March 15th

POINT MULTIPLIERS3X Status multiplier on March 29th, and Double Status, Double Momentum points on March 18th.


NEWPORT GRAND

As the sun sets on Newport Grand Slots

 

5X Rewards Points every Tuesday in March.

Win a Norwegian Cruise for two – WIN: Saturday, March 10 from 3PM – 6PM, 1 winner every hour. Rewards members must swipe their Rewards Card at a promotional kiosk beginning at 10AM on March 10, 2018 to qualify and receive a free entry.

$20,000 O’Lucky Bucks SweepstakesWin $250 Cash. WIN: Saturday, March 17, 2018 from 2PM-9:30PM, 5 winners every ½ hour

Macy’s $500 Gift Card Extravaganza SweepstakesWIN: Friday, March 9, 2018 from 12PM-7PM and Saturday, March 10, 2018 from 1PM-7PM


OXFORD CASINO

Oxford Casino at Night

Oxford Casino, Oxford, ME

150K Cars or Cash Giveaway – Win one of THREE brand new Cadillacs. The next two drawings will take place on Sunday, March 11 and Sunday, April 15, 2018. Starting at 2:00pm, one finalist will be selected every 10 minutes to take their spot in that day’s

St. Patrick’s Day Buffet – Saturday, March 17, 2018, 4:00pm – 9:00pm, $24.95 per person. Enjoy a lucky Irish lunch buffet featuring corned beef and many more Irish favorites. Limited space available. Reservations required. Call 207-539-6705.

Easter Brunch, Sunday, April 1, 2018, 9:00am – 4:00pm – $21.95 per person – Delicious breakfast, brunch and dinner items including leg of lamb, ham and turkey carving stations and Easter favorites. Reservations recommended. Call (207) 539-6705

Prime Rib Buffet, Every Friday from 5:00PM to 10:00PM$21.95 per person

Weekend Breakfast Buffets, Every Saturday and Sunday from 8:30am-Noon. $12.95 per person,

ONGOING PROMOTIONS2017 Birthday Bash, SATURDAYSuper 6SUNDAY16X Multiplier  TUESDAY – 15X Multiplier WEDNESDAY15X Multiplier & Seniors Day ,THURSDAY – Missile MadnessEvery Thursday.  3:00pm – 8:00pm &– Free Lunch Buffet (100 pts earned),FRIDAYHigh 5 


PLAINRIDGE PARK CASINO & RACEWAY

Marquee Millionaire – Earn Entries March 3rd to win a chance to play in the Millionaire Marquee Slot Tournament at M Resort in Las Vegas

Roll the Dice – Sundays, from 4-10PM, win your share of $40,000 of free slot play.  March 4, 11, 18th.

Play to Earn Skee-Ball – Mondays, 6:00AM – 11:59PM – Earn 500 pts and receive Skee Ball Bonus of $10 – $50 Free Slot Play.

Big Draw Play to Earn – Wednesdays, 3-7PM, Earn 500 pts and get one free draw in the Promo Zone. Match all 6 numbers and earn $100,000 in Free Slot Play

ONGOING PROMOTIONS:  P OF CLUBS Fridays from 6PM-10PM. Win $100 up to $5,000 Free SlotPlay. 5 winners every hour from 6pm-10pm. If a winner picks the P of Diamonds they receive progressive prize,  Play Up To $500 Sign Up Bonus


Sporting Events

CT Sun at Mohegan Sun Arena

CT Sun at Mohegan Sun Arena

March 3rd -5thMohegan Sun Arena – AMERICAN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE WOMEN’S BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP 

March 16th – Mohegan Sun Arena – NEW ENGLAND BLACK WOLVES VS. TORONTO ROCK, 7:30PM

March 23rd – Mohegan Sun Arena – NEW ENGLAND BLACK WOLVES VS. BUFFALO BANDITS, 7:30PM

 

Great New England Casino Promotions, Entertainment & Events Still Remain in February

New England Casino Promotions, Entertainment & Events What’s Left in February

There are still great things happening in February at New England’s Casinos. For specific casino details, visit the websites of all seven casinos:  ConnecticutFoxwoods Resort/Casino & Mohegan Sun Resort/Casino; Rhode IslandNewport Grand & Twin River Hotel/Casino; MassachusettsPlainridge Park Casino & Raceway, MGM Springfield & Wynn Boston Harbor; Maine –  Oxford Casino & Hollywood Bangor Hotel, Casino & Raceway.

Gambling Promos & Events

MOHEGAN SUN – Uncasville, CT

FAT TIRE FRIDAY at New Belgium Brewing Taproom, Friday, February 23rd 2018 at 4:00pm. A member of the New Belgium team will be available from 7:00pm – 9:00pm with giveaways and samplings

FOREVER YOUNG MONDAYS, until Monday, February 26th 2018. 60+ special dining and retail offers, entertainment and a new free gift every Monday,

POINT MULTIPLIERS – 3X Status multiplier on February 18th, and Double Status, Double Momentum points on February 9th.

STATUS POINT MAYHEM, Friday, March 2nd 2018, 6:00am to Midnight.  Status Multipliers throughout the day from 2X to 5X, each to be hit at least twice in the day.

Coming in MarchSlam Dunk Giveaway – March 12th – March 15th


 

FOXWOODS RESORT CASINO – Mashantucket, CT

Win a Trip to Las Vegas – Simply play your favorite slots or table games with your Foxwoods Rewards card. EARN ENTRIES | JANUARY 28 – FEBRUARY 23. For every two (2) Rewards Points earned between January 28 – February 23, you will receive one entry into the drawing. GRAND PRIZE DRAWING | FEBRUARY 24, 8PM

Chinese New Year Parade – Sunday, Feb. 18th at 11:00AM – To Celebrate the Lunar New Year, A Lion Dance Performance will commence throughout property signifying good luck and fortune. The Parade will begin in the Grand Pequot Hotel Lobby, proceed through the Newport Casino, Cedars Square, and the Grand Finale will occur at the Rainmaker Square. “Money Gods” will distribute Lucky Red Envelopes to onlookers along the procession.

High Stakes President’s Day Weekend Mini-Mega Bingo – for more details, click HERE.

Presidents Day Poker Special – February 17-19

Coming in March – ST. PATRICK’S DAY BINGOULTIMATE EASTER HOT SEAT,  &  TUESDAY SLOT TOURNAMENTS

NEWPORT GRAND – Newport, RI

5X Rewards Points every Tuesday in February.

$10,000 Presidents’ Day Sweepstakes – WIN: Monday, February 19 from 12PM – 6PM, 8 winners every ½ hour

Twin River Casino

TWIN RIVER CASINO – Lincoln, RI

Win a Norwegian Cruise for Two.  EARN: February 1 – 22
WIN: Thursdays in February (1, 8, 15 & 22); two drawings every hour from 5pm – 9pm!

Hollywood Casino, Bangor Maine

HOLLYWOOD BANGOR – Bangor, ME

Jackpot Extravaganza – WIN YOUR SHARE OF $7,500 IN FREE SLOTPLAY. You can earn one ballot for every taxable Jackpot hit of $1,200 or more from now through February 23. Deposit your ballots into the Slot Machine Ballot Drum starting at 3PM on February 23rd. 26 winners will be drawn to win a share of $7,500 in Free SlotPlay. Earn double ballots every Sunday, Tuesday, and Thursday.

HopsHouse 99 Trivia Night – All Marquee Rewards members can show off their trivia knowledge to compete for a $100 cash prize for the winning team and also a $50 Hops House 99 Dining Comp for second place and a $25 Hops House 99 Dining Comp for third!

ONGOING PROMOS: “Wicked Numbahs” – Every  Friday in February; BIRTHDAY BASH – Fridays 8AM – MIDNIGHT ;   MATCH & WIN, Saturdays 3 – 9PM,  50 PLUS REWARDS KIOSK – Every Sunday 1PM – 4PM, and win up to $250 in Free SlotPlay on the Ladies Night Ball Drop Board

Oxford Casino at Night

OXFORD CASINO – Oxford, ME

BUFFET MADNESS

Presidents Day Buffet, Monday, February 19, 2018, 10:30am – 3:00pm, $12.95 per person,

Prime Rib Buffet, Every Friday from 5:00PM to 10:00PM$21.95 per person

Weekend Breakfast Buffets, Every Saturday and Sunday from 8:30am-Noon. $12.95 per person,

ONGOING PROMOTIONS:Fat Stacks of CASH,   2017 Birthday Bash, SATURDAYSuper 6SUNDAY16X Multiplier  TUESDAY – $5 Spaghetti Lunch15X Multiplier WEDNESDAY15X Multiplier & Seniors Day ,THURSDAY – Missile MadnessEvery Thursday.  3:00pm – 8:00pm &– Free Lunch Buffet (100 pts earned),FRIDAYHigh 5 

Plainridge Park Casino

PLAINRIDGE PARK CASINO & RACEWAY – Plainville, MA

$75,000 LOVE OF MONEY GIVEAWAY – Earn entries starting January 27th through February 24th for the $75,000 Love of Money Giveaway.

ONGOING PROMOTIONS:  PIRATES GOLD, Mondays from 6AM-11:59PM. Earn 500 points and receive a Pirate’s Gold Bonus of $10 to $50 Free SlotPlay, MYSTERYBOX Wednesdays from 3PM-7PM. Earn 500 points on your Marquee Rewards card and claim a gift from 3pm-7pm, P OF DIAMONDS Fridays from 6PM-10PM. Win $100 up to $5,000 Free SlotPlay. 5 winners every hour from 6pm-10pm. If a winner picks the P of Diamonds they receive progressive prize,  Play Up To $500 Sign Up Bonus

Sporting Events

February 18th – Mohegan Sun Arena – NEW ENGLAND BLACK WOLVES VS. COLORADO MAMMOTH, special “HUNTER’S BIRTHDAY” Birthday Celebration, 2:00pm

February 23rd – Twin River Event Center – CES Boxing – 7:00pm

March 3rd -5th – Mohegan Sun Arena – AMERICAN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE WOMEN’S BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP

March 16th – Mohegan Sun Arena – NEW ENGLAND BLACK WOLVES VS. TORONTO ROCK, 7:30PM

March 23rd – Mohegan Sun Arena – NEW ENGLAND BLACK WOLVES VS. BUFFALO BANDITS, 7:30PM

Entertainment

February 17th – Cole Swindell, at Mohegan Sun Arena; 7:30pm

February 17th – The Ultrasonic Rock Orchestra at the Fox Theater, Foxwoods, 8:00PM

February 17th – Taylor Dayne, at Mohegan Sun Wolf Den (free) 8:00PM

February 18th – SPINNATO’S MAGIC MATINEE, 5:00pm at Comix Comedy Club, Mohegan Sun

February 18th – John “Dr. Dirty” Valby, 8:00pm at Comix Comedy Club, Mohegan Sun

February 23rd – Lisa Lampanelli at the Fox Theater, Foxwoods, 8:00PM

February 23rd – LITTLE BIG TOWN WITH SPECIAL GUESTS KACEY MUSGRAVES & MIDLAND, at Mohegan Sun Arena; 7:30pm

February 23rd – Uriah Heep at Mohegan Sun Wolf Den (free) 8:00PM

February 23rd – MIKE GIRARD’S BIG SWINGING THING, 8:00-11:00, by The Loft at Plainridge Park Casino

February 24th – The Dan Band at the Fox Theater, Foxwoods, 8:00PM

February 24th – Dropkick Murphys’ Pre-Show Party with Pro Boxing, 3:00pm at Convention Center And Uncas Ballroom, Mohegan Sun

February 24th – Dropkick Murphys – at Mohegan Sun Arena; 7:30pm

February 24th – SPINNATO’S MAGIC MATINEE, 5:00pm at Comix Comedy Club, Mohegan Sun

March 2nd – Weird Al Yankowic at the Fox Theater, Foxwoods, 8:00PM

March 2nd – Foreigner at the Grand Theater, Foxwoods, 8:00PM

March 2nd – Kid Rock at Mohegan Sun Arena, 7:30PM

March 3rd & 4th – Human Nature at the Fox Theater, Foxwoods, 8:00 & 7:00PM

March 8th – Alice Cooper at Mohegan Sun Arena, 8:00PM

March 9th – Chaka Khan at the Twin River Events Center, 8:00pm

March 9 & 10 – The Ultrasonic Rock Orchestra at the Fox Theater, Foxwoods, 8:00PM

March 10 & 11 – Cirque Dreams Revealed, at Mohegan Sun Arena – check for times

March 10 – Stevie Winwood at the Grand Theater, Foxwoods, 8:00PM

March 17th – Jeffrey Osborne at the Fox Theater, Foxwoods, 8:00PM

March 22nd – Judas Priest at Mohegan Sun Arena, 7:00PM

March 24th – Rod Stewart at Mohegan Sun Arena, 7:30PM

Other casino entertainment venues include:

The Wolf Den, Mohegan Sun – Located in the center of the action, in Casino of the Earth, offers full beverage service, a state-of-the-art sound system, intimate seating and top performances by headliners. For complete schedule, click HERE.

Hollywood Bangor now offers two venues for live weekend music – 99 Hops House & the Sound Stage.  Click Here for schedule.

Newport Grand offers Free shows by Tribute bands  almost every weekend.  Click HERE for schedule.

Twin River Lighthouse Loungeright in the middle of the downstairs casino.  Shipyard Pub – Upstairs in Non-smoking.

Plainridge Park Casino – the Revolution Lounge offers entertainment on the weekends

Foxwoods – Atrium Lounge – Live bands on the weekend, specialty cocktails and great time.

New England Casino Promotions, Entertainment & Events For February

A favorite visit for February Events and Activities in New England is New England Network, New England.com. It is an absolute wealth of information and insight including Travel Directories, Free Guides, a calendar of events, and much more. Podcasts, Yankee Magazine, YankeeTV, and New England links will keep you up to date on all that is New England anytime (or should I say NETime) of the year. Visiting New England?  Visit NewEngland.com.

Visiting New England’s Casinos? Curious about casino expansion in our region? Then there’s only one place to go – visit us at NETimeGambling! For specific casino details, visit the websites of all seven casinos:  Connecticut – Foxwoods Resort/Casino & Mohegan Sun Resort/Casino; Rhode IslandNewport Grand & Twin River Hotel/Casino; MassachusettsPlainridge Park Casino & Raceway, MGM Springfield & Wynn Boston Harbor; Maine –  Oxford Casino & Hollywood Bangor Hotel, Casino & Raceway.

LOVE IS IN THE AIR

Watch for separate posts at NETimeGambling the first week of February for the many ways you may show that special person how much you care at your New England Casinos.


Gambling Promos & Events

MOHEGAN SUN – Uncasville, CT

OLYMPUB GAMES 2018 – Celebrate the world’s best competition bar-style in The Olympub Games presented by Mohegan Sun. Gather your team of two and compete in the ultimate series of popular drinking games. DJ entertainment and cash bar available. Games include:Giant Beer Pong, Kan Jam, Oversized Jenga, Cornhole, & Ladderball. For application and more details, click HERE.

MOHEGAN SUN’S BEST IN THE WORLD GIVEAWAY – Thursday, February 1st – Thursday, February 8th. WIN YOUR SHARE OF $10,000 IN CASH. Click here for details.

FAT TIRE FRIDAY at New Belgium Brewing Taproom, Friday, February 9th & 23rd 2018 at 4:00pm. A member of the New Belgium team will be available from 7:00pm – 9:00pm with giveaways and samplings

FOREVER YOUNG MONDAYS, until Monday, February 26th 2018. 60+ special dining and retail offers, entertainment and a new free gift every Monday,

MULTIPLIERS3X Status multiplier on February 18th, and Double Status, Double Momentum points on February 9th.

STATUS POINT MAYHEMFriday, March 2nd 2018, 6:00am to Midnight


FOXWOODS RESORT CASINO – Mashantucket, CT

Win a Trip to Las Vegas – Simply play your favorite slots or table games with your Foxwoods Rewards card. EARN ENTRIES | JANUARY 28 – FEBRUARY 23. For every two (2) Rewards Points earned between January 28 – February 23, you will receive one entry into the drawing. GRAND PRIZE DRAWING | FEBRUARY 24, 8PM

Winter Deep Freeze Poker Challenge, February 5th – 12th – for details, Click HERE

Chinese New Year Parade – Sunday, Feb. 18th at 11:00AM – To Celebrate the Lunar New Year, A Lion Dance Performance will commence throughout property signifying good luck and fortune.  The Parade will begin in the Grand Pequot Hotel Lobby, proceed through the Newport Casino, Cedars Square, and the Grand Finale will occur at the Rainmaker Square.  “Money Gods” will distribute Lucky Red Envelopes to onlookers along the procession.

High Stakes President’s Day Weekend Mini-Mega Bingo – for more details, click HERE.

Presidents Day Poker Special – February 17-19

26th Anniversary Cake Cutting – Thursday, February 15 • 2:00PM • Grand Pequot Tower Rotunda


NEWPORT GRAND – Newport, RI

Newport Grand Casino, Newport RI

5X Rewards Points every Tuesday in February.

$20,000 Free Play Sweepstakes – WIN: Fridays, February 16 from 2PM – 8PM, 8 winners every ½ hour

$10,000 Presidents’ Day Sweepstakes – WIN: Monday, February 19 from 12PM – 6PM, 8 winners every ½ hour


TWIN RIVER CASINO – Lincoln, RI

Twin River Casino, Lincoln RI

Extreme Flat Screen Frenzy Returns Over 200 50” Samsung Smart TV’s could be given away. Friday, January 5, 2018 4:00pm. EARN Entries January 1 – 26. WIN: Fridays in January (5, 12, 19 & 26), 4pm – 12am


HOLLYWOOD BANGOR – Bangor, ME

Hollywood Casino, Bangor MaineJackpot Extravaganza – WIN YOUR SHARE OF $7,500 IN FREE SLOTPLAY. You can earn one ballot for every taxable Jackpot hit of $1,200 or more from now through February 23. Deposit your ballots into the Slot Machine Ballot Drum starting at 3PM on February 23rd. 26 winners will be drawn to win a share of $7,500 in Free SlotPlay. Earn double ballots every Sunday, Tuesday, and Thursday.

HopsHouse 99 Trivia Night – All Marquee Rewards members can show off their trivia knowledge to compete for a $100 cash prize for the winning team and also a $50 Hops House 99 Dining Comp for second place and a $25 Hops House 99 Dining Comp for third!

ONGOING PROMOS: “Wicked Numbahs” – Every  Friday in February; BIRTHDAY BASH – Fridays 8AM – MIDNIGHT ;   MATCH & WIN, Saturdays 3 – 9PM,  50 PLUS REWARDS KIOSK – Every Sunday 1PM – 4PM, and win up to $250 in Free SlotPlay on the Ladies Night Ball Drop Board


OXFORD CASINO – Oxford, ME

BUFFET MADNESS

Valentine’s BuffetWednesday, February 14, 2018, 5:00pm – 9:30pm. $32.95 per person, Featuring carved prime rib, lobster tail, peel and eat shrimp, and decadent desserts. Limited space available.Reservations recommended. Call 207-539-6705.

Presidents Day Buffet, Monday, February 19, 2018, 10:30am – 3:00pm, $12.95 per person,

Prime Rib Buffet, Every Friday from 5:00PM to 10:00PM$21.95 per person

Weekend Breakfast Buffets, Every Saturday and Sunday from 8:30am-Noon. $12.95 per person,

ONGOING PROMOTIONS:Fat Stacks of CASH,   2017 Birthday Bash, SATURDAYSuper 6SUNDAY16X Multiplier  TUESDAY – $5 Spaghetti Lunch15X Multiplier WEDNESDAY15X Multiplier & Seniors Day ,THURSDAY – Missile MadnessEvery Thursday.  3:00pm – 8:00pm &– Free Lunch Buffet (100 pts earned),FRIDAYHigh 5 


PLAINRIDGE PARK CASINO & RACEWAY – Plainville, MA

Plainridge Park Entrance, Plainville, MA

$75,000 LOVE OF MONEY GIVEAWAY – Earn entries starting January 27th through February 24th for the $75,000 Love of Money Giveaway.

  • Earn 100X entries every Sunday, Tuesday, and Thursday.
  • 4pm-9pm win $500 up to $1,000 in Free SlotPlay or a finalist seat into the grand finale
  • Grand Finale Prize 10pm – $25,000 Cash
  • Second chance drawing 11pm – 50 winners of $250 Free SlotPlay each.

ONGOING PROMOTIONS:  PIRATES GOLD, Mondays from 6AM-11:59PM. Earn 500 points and receive a Pirate’s Gold Bonus of $10 to $50 Free SlotPlay, MYSTERYBOX Wednesdays from 3PM-7PM. Earn 500 points on your Marquee Rewards card and claim a gift from 3pm-7pm, P OF DIAMONDS Fridays from 6PM-10PM. Win $100 up to $5,000 Free SlotPlay. 5 winners every hour from 6pm-10pm. If a winner picks the P of Diamonds they receive progressive prize,  Play Up To $500 Sign Up Bonus


Sporting Events

February 2nd  – Twin River Event Center – CES MMA – 7:00pm – Starring World Champion Matt Bessette plus Greg Rebello, Dinis Paiva, Kaline Medeiros and more!

February 3rd – Foxwoods, Fox Theater – Lion Fight Promotions – Muay Thai combat; 7:00PM

February 9th – Mohegan Sun Arena – National Lacrosse League, New England Black Wolves vs. Buffalo Bandits at 7:30pm 

February 16th – Mohegan Sun Arena – BELLATOR MMA – A NIGHT OF FIGHTS at 6:30pm

February 18th – Mohegan Sun Arena – NEW ENGLAND BLACK WOLVES VS. COLORADO MAMMOTH, special “HUNTER’S BIRTHDAY” Birthday Celebration, 2:00pm

February 23rd  – Twin River Event Center – CES  Boxing – 7:00pm

March 3rd -5thMohegan Sun Arena – AMERICAN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE WOMEN’S BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP 


Entertainment

Award-winning Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville CT

HEADLINERS

February 9th – An Evening of Love, Featuring Brian McKnight, K-Ci & JoJo, Christopher Williams and Al B. Sure; Grand Theater, Foxwoods, 8:00PM

February 9th – The Recording Company at the Fox Theater, Foxwoods, 8:00PM

February 10th – Dwight Yokum at the Fox Theater, Foxwoods, 8:00PM

February 10th – Riverdance – Grand Theater, Foxwoods, 8:00PM

February 10th – Juston McKinney at The Loft at Plainridge Park Casino

February 11th – Riverdance – Grand Theater, Foxwoods, 7:00PM

February 11th – SPINNATO’S MAGIC MATINEE, 5:00pm & 8:00 at Comix Comedy Club, Mohegan Sun

February 13th – Romeo Santos – Grand Theater, Foxwoods, 8:00PM

February 17th – Cole Swindell, at Mohegan Sun Arena; 7:30pm

February 17th – The Ultrasonic Rock Orchestra at the Fox Theater, Foxwoods, 8:00PM

February 17th – Taylor Dayne, at Mohegan Sun Wolf Den (free) 8:00PM

February 18th – SPINNATO’S MAGIC MATINEE, 5:00pm at Comix Comedy Club, Mohegan Sun

February 18th – John “Dr. Dirty” Valby, 8:00pm at Comix Comedy Club, Mohegan Sun

February 23rd – Lisa Lampanelli at the Fox Theater, Foxwoods, 8:00PM

February 23rd – LITTLE BIG TOWN WITH SPECIAL GUESTS KACEY MUSGRAVES & MIDLAND, at Mohegan Sun Arena; 7:30pm

February 23rd – Uriah Heep at Mohegan Sun Wolf Den (free) 8:00PM

February 23rd – MIKE GIRARD’S BIG SWINGING THING, 8:00-11:00, by The Loft at Plainridge Park Casino

February 24th – The Dan Band at the Fox Theater, Foxwoods, 8:00PM

February 24th – Dropkick Murphys’ Pre-Show Party with Pro Boxing, 3:00pm at Convention Center And Uncas Ballroom, Mohegan Sun

February 24th – Dropkick Murphys – at Mohegan Sun Arena; 7:30pm

February 24th – SPINNATO’S MAGIC MATINEE, 5:00pm at Comix Comedy Club, Mohegan Sun

March 2nd – Weird Al Yankowic at the Fox Theater, Foxwoods, 8:00PM

March 2nd – Foreigner at the Grand Theater, Foxwoods, 8:00PM

March 2nd – Kid Rock at Mohegan Sun Arena , 7:30PM

Other casino entertainment venues include:

The Wolf Den, Mohegan Sun – Located in the center of the action, in Casino of the Earth, offers full beverage service, a state-of-the-art sound system, intimate seating and top performances by headliners. For complete schedule, click HERE.

Hollywood Bangor now offers two venues for live weekend music – 99 Hops House & the Sound Stage.  Click Here for schedule.

Newport Grand offers Free shows by Tribute bands  almost every weekend.  Click HERE for schedule.

Twin River Lighthouse Loungeright in the middle of the downstairs casino.  Shipyard Pub – Upstairs in Non-smoking.

Plainridge Park Casino – the Revolution Lounge offers entertainment on the weekends

Foxwoods – Atrium Lounge – Live bands on the weekend, specialty cocktails and great time.

Valentines Day Specials at MA, ME & RI Casinos

February is for Lovers.  Here is Part 2 of all the opportunities for you and that special someone in Massachusetts, Maine & Rhode Island

Valentine’s Day At Plainridge Park Casino Plainville, MA.

FEEL THE LOVE FREEPLAY – 6PM-10PM – Win your share of $65,000 Free SlotPlay Saturday, February 3,10,17 from 6pm-10pm. 5 winners every hour can win up to $2,000 Free SlotPlay. Prizes valid for Free SlotPlay only, must be playing on Marquee Rewards card to be eligible.

RUSSELL STOVER GIVEAWAY – 11AM-4PM – Earn 500 points on Sunday, February 11th on your Marquee Rewards card the same day of the promotion to claim a box of Russell Stover Chocolates. May vary from picture. While supplies last. One per account.

Slack’s Oyster House & Grill FEBRUARY 14, 2018 DINNER SPECIALS FROM 5PM-10PM – Choose from a Prix Fixe Menu, $50 PP Complimentary glass of Roederer Estate Sparkling wine.  Click HERE for the MENU.


Valentine’s Day At Hollywood Hotel, Casino & Raceway, Bangor, ME

SWEETHEARTS’ GAMING PACKAGE – includes deluxe room accommodations for two, a bottle of champagne, a half dozen fresh roses, chocolate covered strawberries and an Epic Buffet dinner for two. Packages start at $271 per night. Package available Friday and Saturday night only.


Valentine’s Day At Oxford Casino, Oxford, ME

Valentine’s Buffet, Wednesday, February 14, 2018 – 5:00pm – 9:30pm; $32.95 per person – Featuring carved prime rib, lobster tail, peel and eat shrimp, and decadent desserts. Limited space available. Reservations recommended. Call 207-539-6705.


Valentine’s Day At Twin River Casino, Lincoln, RI

Fred & Steve’s Steakhouse February 14th –  SWEETHEART SPECIALS MENU

Wicked Good Bar & Grill February 14th – VALENTINE’S DAY MENU

Shipyard Brewpub at Twin River February 14th – VALENTINE’S DAY SPECIALS

 

2018 NEW ENGLAND CASINO AWARDS – We Need Your Participation!

2017 NEW ENGLAND CASINO AWARDS

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Start thinking and get ready to rate New England’s Casinos!

The time has come to for all you crazy (or serious) New England Gamblers to vote for this year’s. But you don’t need to live in New England to vote – New York, Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey – let your voice be heard!

This is the third year for NETimeGambling’s annual Awards. Nominations for this year’s New England Casino Awards, or the “NETy’s,” ending this Sunday, January 21st, 2018

Click on the link below to place your votes. Only 20 questions. Vote only once. 

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NETG 10 Wishes For NewEngland Casinos

2018 New England Casino Wish List

It’s 2018, and it’s time to continue our annual tradition at NETimeGambling.com (NETG) – a beginning of the year wish list. So here are Ten Wishes for New England’s casinos in the 2018.

Wish #1 – Continued financial stability and growth for CT’s tribal casinos. Wish #1A – MMCT gets past a prejudiced government to be given a chance to save its gaming interests in the Nutmeg State.

Proposed MMCT joint casino – CT’s Mohegan & Pequot tribes

Wish #2 – Expansions at Oxford Casino in Oxford, Maine help continued growth in a state that has decided it doesn’t want more than 2 Casinos.  Wish #2A – The crossing in front of Oxford Casino, Rte 26, is made safe so no one else loses their life crossing from Hampton Inn to the casino.

Wish #3 – Twin River Casino’s new hotel is finished soon to make it a destination resort.

Plainridge Park Casino

Plainridge Park Casino, Plainville, MA

Wish #4 – Plainridge Park Casino continues to build a loyal base before the rest of the Massachusetts casino expansion gets started in Springfield and Boston.

Wish #5 – Speaking of Springfield, a seemless and successful opening for MGM Springfield for the residents of the city. We hope that MGM’s promises for Springfield come true.

Armory Marketplace, part of MGM Springfield

Wish #6 – Gamblers will become more knowledgeable and picky concerning pay tables, odds, and EV. Wish #6A – Casinos bring back 3/2 blackjack, craps “firebet,” single zero roulette, full pay VP, etc…..

Wish #7 – the Connecticut Sun, of the WNBA, who call Mohegan Sun their home, win their first WNBA championship.  Wish #7A – the new Las Vegas Aces of the WNBA play the Sun in Sin City to give another reason to visit.

Wynn Boston Harbor

Wynn Boston Harbor opening in 2019

Wish #8 – Wynn Boston Harbor is finished earlier than expected and becomes the jewel of New England’s casinos as expected by the end of 2018.

Wish #9 – Newport Grand’s last year in business isn’t a sad one.  Wish #9A – Those employed by Newport Grand find jobs elsewhere to their liking after its closure.

Wish #10 – NETimeGambling continues to grow with all our old and new friends.  Wish #10A – NETG continues being part of the TravelZork Team.  Thanks Michael.

Finally, I wish you all have more jackpots, Royal flushes, and life changing table game bonuses. May 2018 be a great gambling year.

Binbin

New England Casinos – Past, Present, and Future

Happy 5th AnniversaryWhen I first started NETimeGambling, I hoped that New England would have become the Biloxi-Gulfport, Mississippi of the northeast, an extended area of casinos offering gamblers the variety and quality to go along with the area’s historical and cultural tourism.

How naive could I be? The casino industry couldn’t responsibly help New England’s Tourism industry – it’s all business to them.

This month marks our fifth year anniversary of NETimeGambling.com. So much of our casino landscape has changed and continues to evolve. Let’s look at the beginning of NETimeGambling and see what we were writing about in 2012.

CHRISTMAS PAST – 2012

The finished 3600 seat Bingo Hall was the keystone that the World's largest casino would be built around

The finished 3600 seat Bingo Hall was the keystone that the World’s largest casino would be built around

CT casinos had continued to drop in revenue due to the recession of 2007, NY racinos and slot parlors.
RI had seen a slight increase with hopes to get its table games up and running to take away from CT’s two Mega-casinos and before MA casinos were to be built.
Massachusetts intended to add three, if not four, casinos within three years to take back the revenue lost RI & CT,
NH wanted to keep their citizens at home as well, so they considered legalizing gambling.
ME had two casinos in 2012, one with a hotel and one considering hotel expansion.
And lest we forget that AC was still reeling from the recession and their own denial and completion from the likes of PA, NY and DEL, and recently New Jersey’s own consideration of statewide gaming. Atlantic City was already down to 9 Casinos, soon to be 7.

CHRISTMAS PRESENT 2017

Connecticut casinos have stabilized a bit, with positive revenue months becoming more frequent. After cutbacks in jobs, machines and management, both Foxwoods & Mohegan Sun have adapted its approach to be more competitive inside New England and beyond. An additional project projected for East Windson, CT will feature a Foxwoods/Mohegan joint casino venture known as CCMT.

mohegansun earthtower

Mohegan Sun seems to be the most motivated, adding another hotel and beginning a huge convention space addition.

Rhode Island’s dependence on gaming revenue continues. With the addition of table games, Twin River Casino in Rhode Island stepped up the battle for casino patrons with Massachusetts. Twin River Management Group purchased the Newport Grand Casino to move it to Tiverton – right on the Mass-RI border. Tiverton Casino was approved which makes the Newport move to Tiverton inevitable. Twin River started building a hotel, but both TR and the Tiverton project are stalled at this time.

Massachusetts continues to add drama to casino expansion in New England. Penn National opened Plainridge Park Casino, a slots-only casino that has continued to build its own loyal customers. Two other Massachusetts Wynn Boston Harbor & MGM Springfield. Both are on schedule to open in 2018 & 2019 respectively.

Wynn Boston Harbor on the river.

The Mashpee Wampanoag’s casino in Taunton, MA, has been stalled by political red tape and still doesn’t look like a finished deal.  It’s “Firts Light” project would be another formidable casino, if it ever gets the approval to continue past breaking ground.

New Hampshire will never approve a Las Vegas style casino for itself, but it seems the Charitable Gambling Law is alive and well in the Granite State. Poker rooms, including other table games, are increasing in popularity.

Maine’s two casinos are holding their own. Hollywood in Bangor received tax rebates from the city of Bangor to help it float financially. Oxford is expanding, adding meeting space and an attached hotel, with the Hampton Inn across the street now open. A third casino in Maine was introduced again for the York County area in a referendum for only one suitor, but, once again crashed and burned.

Outside of New England, Casino Changes Continue

New York State added more casinos, Atlantic City’s Casino is now down to seven, but has shown life in the past year. MGM now in full control of Borgata. Revel is rumored to be sold, and Hard Rock is moving into the Taj. This could be AC’s summer of growth.

Online gaming is on the tongues of legislators of New England States.  Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire and Connecticut has eyes on online revenue.

CHRISTMAS FUTURE……2020

Eleven casinos in four states. Online gambling in MA, RI, NH,  & CT.

Springfield, Massachusetts is experiencing a renaissance, Wynn Boston Harbor entices people from all over the U.S.

Connecticut casinos continue to diversify.  Foxwoods becomes an amusement destination as well as a casino resort. Mohegan Sun opens its huge project across the river of retail, housing, and wellness.

The Norwich hospital site in Preston, to be developed by Sun. In the far top, Mohegan Sun sits.

Convenience casinos continue to thrive in Tiverton, RI; Plainville, MA; Oxford, ME.

And with the growth of the casino industry, casinos find ways to help the homeless, help the addicted, and raise the quality of life in its communities.

Conclusion

Will there ever be a vision of prosperity for casinos, with good gambling rules, free parking, more casino hotels, and patrons that are welcomed with smiling aces, appreciated and rewarded sincerely?

For the sake of New England recreational gamblers and New England Tourism, we once again ask,

“CAN WE ALL JUST GET ALONG?!!”

Binbin

Veteran’s Day / Weekend Specials

Oxford Casino, Oxford ME.

Veterans Day Lunch Buffet

Friday, November 10, 2017
10:30am – 2:30pm
$12.95 per person or FREE to all active, retired, or disabled military, first responders, hospital workers and educators.  Visit Guest Services with proof of service to register as a Veteran or Hero, and print your buffet voucher at any Promotional Kiosk prior to being seated.

Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket, CT

Special Military Offers & Discounts

Foxwoods Resort Casino is proud to offer all active and retired military exclusive offers and discounts throughout the property. We invite you to take advantage of these offers and discounts and it would be our pleasure to serve you.

VETERANS DAY SAVINGS

Join us on Friday, November 10 at 11AM for our annual parade and ceremony to honor our nation’s brave service members. The event begins in the Grand Ballroom and and concludes with a special ceremony on the Great Cedar Concourse.

Enjoy special savings November 6th – 10th. We’re proud to honor our military every day, and we’re pleased to provide these additional offers for Veterans day.

  • Free upgrade to a producer or director suite with a sty at Fox Tower
  • Festival Buffet: buy one meal, get one free
  • King Ink: 25%off tattoos and piercings

PLUS, these Retail, Dining, Tanger Outlet, and hotel specials.  Click HERE for complete list.

PEQUOT MUSEUM, Mashantucket, CT

Honoring the Veterans Powwow, Saturday, November 11th, 10:00am – 5:00pm.  All members of the military, both Veteran and active duty and their families are invited to join in thanking this country’s greatest heroes at our 2017 Veterans Powwow. Find out more here.

Plainridge Park Casino, Plainville, MA

ALL OUR VETERANS WITH A COMPLIMENTARY BEEF STEW MEAL, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2017, 11AM-11PM

BEEF STEW OVER MASHED POTATOES WITH BROCCOLI SPEARS
PROOF OF MILITARY SERVICE REQUIRED
Military ID, U.S. Uniform Services Retired ID Card,
Current Leave and Earning Statement,
or Veterans Organization Card will be accepted.
$15 pp for non-veterans.Excludes alcohol, beverage, tax and gratuity.
While supplies last. Dine-in only.

7 New England Casinos by the Numbers

NewEnglandFINALEver ask the questions:

Which New England Casino has the largest casino?

What tables games are offered at X, Y, & Z casinos?

How many dining facilities are there at “such-and-such” casino?

Does “such-and-such” casino have non-smoking areas? Where are they?

These and more answers to your questions about New England Casinos are now at your finger tips.  One click and a link to your favorite New England Casino(s) will give you the numbers of whatever you’re looking for.
Hotel, Gambling, Dining, Entertainment and Retail Facts of All New England Casinos are provided here to answer questions pertaining to all seven casinos.
Click on each Link below to see the statistics of each casino, or click on the summary of all seven for an instant comparison.

Connecticut Casino Facts (Mohegan Sun & Foxwoods)

Rhode Island Casino Facts (Twin River & Newport Grand)

Massachusetts Casino Stats (Plainridge Park)

Maine Casino Facts (Oxford & Hollywood Bangor)

All NE Casino Facts

As in all pages of information such as this, numbers may vary slightly or even change as time passes.

Your help is needed!  If you find added table games, dining info, or changes of any kind in any of this information, say hello and send us a comment.  Let us know!

Your NETG Staff – Bin, Miguel, & Bert.

MAINE CASINO PROMOTIONS in OCTOBER 2017

Oxford Casino at Night

Oxford Casino, Oxford, ME

Hollywood Casino, Hotel & Raceway, Bangor Maine

Hollywood Casino, Bangor, Maine

MAINE

 

 

OXFORD CASINO, OXFORD MAINEOxford Casino, Oxford Maine

Twin Lobster Seafood Buffet – Thursday, October 5, 2017, 3:00pm – 9:00pm – $42.95 per person
Reservations Required, Call (207) 539-6705

2017 Birthday Bash – Swipe your Oxford Rewards card at any promotional kiosk one time during the month of your birthday and you will win a Birthday Free Slot Play Prize by playing our Birthday Bash Game

Columbus Day Buffet – Monday, October 9, 201710:30am – 3:30pm$12.95 per person

The Oxford Grill offers dining specials each week.  Click on This Week’s OXFORD GRILL DINING SPECIALS for the latest.

ONGOING PROMOTIONS INCLUDE:

SATURDAY – Super 6,

SUNDAY – 16X Multiplier

EVERY TUESDAY$5 Spaghetti Lunch – 11:00am – 2:00pm

WEDNESDAY – 15X Multiplier & Seniors Day ,

THURSDAY – Missile MadnessEvery Thursday Though September 28th.  3:00pm – 8:00pm

THURSDAY – 5K Thusdays & Free Lunch Buffet (100 pts earned),

FRIDAY – High 5 


 

Hollywood Casino, Bangor Maine

Hollywood Casino, Bangor Maine

HOLLYWOOD CASINO, HOTEL & RACEWAY, BANGOR MAINE

ROCK THE RAM. Win a 2017 Ram 1500! Earn entries starting September 1st, with 25x entries on Thursdays, 50x entries on Fridays, and 100x entries on the night of the giveaway! Grand Prize drawing Saturday, October 28th at 9pm.

GRIDIRON GIVEAWAY – Earn entries from September 1 – October 29 and from October 29 – December 31. Every $10 spent at Hops House 99 earns you one entry for a chance to win a 75″ TV! Prize drawing will happen at halftime of the New England Football Games on October 29th and December 31st. See your server for more details.

$10,000 PIGSKIN PICK’EM – Marquee Rewards members can make their professional football game picks* at our promotional kiosk each week for a chance to win up to $250 in Free SlotPlay. Play each week during the season to accumulate the most total points and win $1,500 in Free SlotPlay. Picks must be made by 11:59p Saturday night, Thursday games are excluded from Pigskin Pick’em

Thursday Night TRIVIA NIGHT at HOPS HOUSE 99. Drink Specials at 7:00, Trivia begins at 7:30.

ONGOING PROMOTIONS INCLUDE: (For more info click HERE)

  • 50+ Card In Play – Play with your Marquee Rewards® card on Monday, April 3rd & 17th from 11AM – 2PM for your chance to win $50 Free SlotPlay®! Three winners will be drawn every 15 minutes. *Exclusive to our members age 50 and above.
  • 50 PLUS REWARDS 3X TIER MULTIPLIER – 
  • Lucky Ladies Night – Wednesdays
  • JOIN MARQUEE REWARDS & PLAY UP TO $500 ON US!
  • MATCH & WIN
  • FREEPLAY FRENZY
  • JACKPOT EXTRAVAGANZA