HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut's Foxwoods Resort Casino is looking to expand next door in Massachusetts.
operators of the biggest casino in North America are proposing a $1
billion, 300,000-square foot resort off I-495 in Milford, Mass., about
40 miles southwest of Boston. Plans call for more than 4,000 slot
machines, dozens of table games and hotel rooms, restaurants and other
Foxwoods is pressed by stiff competition in the Northeast. It's seeking new markets and more revenue.
casino can expect a barrage of questions from Milford officials and
residents skeptical about its finances and the impact on traffic, water
and sewer systems and police and fire services.
CEO Scott Butera says Foxwoods is on sound financial footing to take on the huge undertaking.