Foxwoods, Mohegan Sun report dip in slot revenue

Connecticut’s Foxwoods Resort Casino
Connecticut’s Foxwoods Resort Casino –The Boston Globe

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut’s two casinos have both reported another monthly drop in slot-machine revenue.

This is the seventh straight month that the slot take has dropped at both the Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods Resort Casino.

The Mohegan Sun reported it’s January take was $40.7 million, 9.4 percent less than it was the same month a year ago. That is its lowest monthly slot earning since January 2001, when it kept $39.7 million.

Foxwoods reports $31 million in slots revenue last month, an 8.5 percent decline from the same month a year ago and its lowest one-month total in 25 years.

The Connecticut casinos are facing increased competition, including from MGM Resorts’ new casino in Springfield, Massachusetts, which opened its doors last August.

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