March 15, 2016

Foxwoods, Mohegan show big slots gains

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A view of a gaming area at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville.

The winning continues in 2016 for the state's two Native American casinos. For the second month in a row, both showed large year-over-year increases in slots revenue.

Mohegan Sun reported February slots revenue of $48.4 million, up from $42.1 million in Feb. 2015. Its handle of $587.7 million was up $79.5 million, a 15.6 percent increased compared to a $508.2 million handle a year ago.

Foxwoods Resort Casino reported slot revenue of $36.2 million for the month of Feb. 2016. This figure is up 14.7 percent compared to $31.6 million in February of 2015. Its handle, the total bet on slots, for the month was $441.3 million, up 15.3 percent from the $382.9 million wagered in the same month in 2015.

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