February 16, 2016

Foxwoods, Mohegan post higher January slot revenues

Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun are off to a good start in 2016, with both casinos posting overall increases in slot play and revenues.

Foxwoods Resort Casino reported slot revenue of $35.7 million for the month of Jan. 2016. This figure is up 4.7 percent compared to $34.1 million in Jan. of 2015. Its handle, the total bet on slots, for the month was $424.8 million, up 5.6 percent from the $424.8 million wagered in the same month in 2015.

Mohegan Sun reported January slots revenue of $48.4 million, up from $44 million in Jan. 2015. Its handle of $601.7 million was up $63.4 million, an 11.9 percent increased compared to a $537.3 million handle a year ago.

MMCT Venture, the company formed by the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes to potentially build a third Connecticut casino, said earlier this month it will postpone its decision date on which town will host the casino.

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