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Information About Casinos

The Law in Massachusetts allows for:
Category 1 licenses = a license issued by the commission that permits the licensee to operate a gaming establishment with table games and slot machines.
Category 2 license = a license issued by the commission that permits the licensee to operate a gaming establishment with no table games and not more than 1,250 slot machines

Rhode Island

  1. Twin River


  1. Foxwoods Resort Casino & MGM Grand at Foxwoods
    We currently have over 6,300 slot machines. You can play any amount from one cent to one hundred dollars. We offer 360 Tables and 15 different types of games. To find out more information on all of them, go to, choose Gaming and then Table Games. We have four, the Grand Pequot Tower Hotel, the Great Cedar Hotel, the MGM Grand at Foxwoods Hotel and the Two Trees Inn located just off property.

    Foxwoods Resort Casino & MGM Grand at Foxwoods is a Native American Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut and is open daily 24 hours. The casino's 344,000 square foot gaming space features 6,440 gaming machines and 450 table and poker games. The property has twenty-one restaurants, four bars and four hotels with 2,241 rooms.
    The place has 6,300 slot machines. Ten thousand employees. If you include everything — hotel space, bars and restaurants, theaters and ballrooms, spa, bowling alley — Foxwoods measures about 6.7 million square feet, more than the Pentagon.
  2. Mohegan Sun Casino

    Mohegan Sun Casino is a Native American Casino in Uncasville, Connecticut and is open daily 24 hours. The casino's 350,000 square foot gaming space features 6,405 gaming machines and 377 table and poker games. The property has thirty-one restaurants, six bars and a hotel with 1,176 rooms.


  1. Oxford Casino is a new gaming destination in Oxford, Maine. Currently under construction, Oxford Casino will provide world-class gaming through more than 500 slot machines and a dozen table games. The casino facility on Route 26 in Oxford is scheduled to open in early summer 2012. Maine voters approved the construction of this casino in Oxford County in November 2010, after a statewide referendum process. Oxford Casino will generate hundreds of new jobs and millions of dollars in tax revenue for the state of Maine. More information is available online at .


  1. Sugarhouse Casino
    SugarHouse, which opened in September 2010 as Philadelphia’s first casino, features 1,602 slots, up to 53 table games, fun and unique dining options, riverfront views and free on-site parking. The casino employs approximately 1,000 people. For more information, visit .
  2. Valley Forge Casino Resort
    600 slot machines and 50 tables offering blackjack, craps, roulette, pai gow poker and baccarat (poker players will have to suffice with tournaments that will be staged no more than once a month)......You cannot just walk in off the street as at Pennsylvania’s 10 other gambling dens.

New Jersey

    Located at Renaissance Pointe in Atlantic City, Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa features 2,000 guest rooms and suites; 161,000 square feet of gaming; 182 gaming tables; 3,475 slot machines; the largest poker room in Atlantic City with 80+ tables; 11 retail boutiques; 6 acclaimed fine dining restaurants by world-renowned chefs; 6 casual dining options; a 54,000 square foot spa; 70,000 square feet of event space; 4 signature nightlife experiences; and parking for 7,100 cars. The resort also features Atlantic City's first cosmopolitan hotel experience, The Water Club at Borgata, with 800 guest rooms and suites; a 36,000 square foot spa; 18,000 square feet of meeting space; 6 designer retail boutiques; and 5 heated indoor and outdoor pools.

    For more information on Borgata or to obtain a copy of this press release, please visit or  SOURCE Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa

  2. Revel
    1,800-rooms, "Revel opens in stages starting April 2, it will be Atlantic City’s only nonsmoking casino resort, intended to appeal to the 81 percent of American adults who do not smoke. The 47-story boardwalk newcomer will house a 150,000-square-foot casino plus three pools, a rooftop garden, a burlesque stage, a 31,000-square-foot spa and restaurants run by the chefs Marc Forgione, Jose Garces and Michel Richard. Smoking is prohibited in most outdoor spaces on the property with one exception: a small outdoor area strategically located behind the 45,000-square-foot nightclub."^
    Gambling is only part of the $2.4 billion resort; it also has a luxurious spa, 14 restaurants, 10 pools and a theater with 5,050 seats that will host Beyoncé on Memorial Day weekend. It has 2,450 slot machines and 160 table games. Its hotel, when fully open later this year, will have 1,898 rooms. Revel will employ about 5,500 full and part-time
  3. Hard Rock/AC Gateway
    The Hard Rock plans to debut its new resort with 208 hotel rooms; a second phase of construction will increase that number to 850 rooms total, said CCC Chair Linda Kassekert. Initially, the project will include a 54,800-square-foot gaming hall, the smaller of the two hotel towers, a large showroom, restaurants, a Hard Rock museum and a 2,400-space garage, reported the Inquirer. Phase II will add 27,500 square feet of gaming space, 642 rooms and 600 parking spaces, in addition to other amenities. The project will eventually include a Hard Rock Cafe, a spa, a fitness and recreation area with an indoor pool, and an outdoor pool terrace.


  1. About Wynn ResortsWynn Las Vegas, a luxury hotel and destination casino resort located on the Las Vegas Strip features 2,716 luxurious guest rooms and suites, an approximately 111,000 square foot casino, 15 restaurants, a nightclub, spa and salon, an on-site 18-hole golf course, approximately 223,000 square feet of meeting space, an on-site Ferrari and Maserati dealership, and approximately 74,000 square feet of retail space.
  2. Encore, an expansion of Wynn Las Vegas, opened on December 22, 2008. Encore is located immediately adjacent to Wynn Las Vegas and features a 2,034 all-suite hotel, approximately 72,000 square foot casino, 6 restaurants, 2 night clubs, a spa and salon, approximately 60,000 square feet of meeting space and approximately 27,000 square feet of upscale retail outlets.
  3. Golden Gate Casino
  • Silverton Casino Hotel
    Silverton Casino Hotel offers 300 deluxe rooms and suites and world-class amenities all located within an upscale, contemporary luxury lodge-themed resort. Silverton Casino Hotel is home to a variety of restaurants and dining options, including the Seasons Buffet, the 24-hour Sundance Grill, Shady Grove Lounge, Twin Creeks Steakhouse and Mexican-inspired Mi Casa Grill Cantina. In addition to the 165,000-square-foot Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World, Silverton offers 90,000 square feet of gaming with more than 2,000 slot machines and 30 table games, and the Mermaid Restaurant & Lounge. The property features a 117,000-gallon saltwater aquarium with more than 4,000 sharks, stingrays and tropical fish, which was voted "Best Free Attraction" in the Best of Citysearch 2008 awards. .
  • Michigan

    1. MotorCity Casino Hotel
      Located on Grand River Avenue at the Lodge Freeway (M-10), MotorCity Casino Hotel is owned by Marian Ilitch and is the only locally-owned and operated casino in Detroit. The entertainment complex is comprised of an expansive gaming space including a smoke-free gaming area and an award winning 400-room ultra-comfortable and high tech hotel with a luxury spa and fitness center. MotorCity Casino Hotel offers several unique dining options including Iridescence, an award winning fine dining restaurant, Little Caesars, the Assembly Line buffet and the Grand River Deli. Other amenities include Sound Board, an intimate live performance venue, and over 67,000 square feet of function and banquet space. For more information about MotorCity Casino Hotel, or to make a reservation, visit or call 1-866-STAY-MCC. SOURCE MotorCity Casino Hotel




    1. Spotlight 29 Casino in Coachella
      Spotlight 29 Casino features 2,000 slot machines, a poker room, a high limit slot area and a Platinum Lounge for Platinum Club Members. The Casino also has table games including Black Jack, Pai Gow and Mini-Baccarat. There are always $5 tables available. Spotlight 29 Casino offers world class entertainment in a state-of-the-art 2,200 seat showroom, the Blue Bar with live entertainment and/or DJs and Groove, spinning hits from the 60s, 70s and 80s. There is an array of dining choices including JEM Steakhouse and the all-you-can-eat buffet at Cafe Capitata. Open 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. Spotlight 29 Casino is a business venture of the Twenty-Nine Palms Band of Mission Indians. , 760-775-5566.
    simplemap02035 Keeping an eye on developments on Route 1 and within the town with a current focus on a proposed Resort Casino in the 200 acres of land on the west of Route 1, across from Gillette Stadium and Patriot Place.

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