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New High Stakes Bingo Hall opens at Foxwoods Resort Casino

A crowd of people lined up well before doors opened Wednesday morning to grab a good seat for the first game inside the new hall.

LEDYARD, Conn. — Foxwoods Resort Casino celebrated the opening of the resort casino’s new High Stakes Bingo Hall Wednesday morning. The new offering will provide higher-stakes bingo games and expanded prize pools for guests and bingo lovers.

“We couldn’t be more excited to open our new High Stakes Bingo Hall at Foxwoods. You’re standing in a 2,200 square foot brand new, state-of-the-art bingo hall. It’s a $7 million project. We’ve been working on it for about a year,” said Jason Guyot, President and CEO of Foxwoods Resort Casino.

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A crowd of people lined up well before doors opened Wednesday morning to grab a good seat for the first game inside the new hall.

“Bingo’s running right now five days a week, two sessions a day and each session it will be either $15 or $25 entry and you can get anywhere from $10,000 to $15,000 each session,” said Guyot.

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As part of Foxwoods’ 30th-anniversary celebration, the resort casino is transforming the guest experience with major property renovations and updates.

This year, a line-up of enhancements is coming to the resort, including a new VIP Canopy Players’ Lounge opening this month, dining additions including the upcoming opening of Sushi by Bou and a completely redesigned Golden Dragon restaurant slated to open this winter, exclusive parking and upgraded benefits for rewards members, and much more.

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In addition, Foxwoods is welcoming the Great Wolf Lodge at Mashantucket to the property, slated to open in 2024.

Hours of operation for the new High Stakes Bingo Hall are Wednesday-Sunday, two sessions a day. One starts at 10 a.m. and the other starts at 7:30 p.m. People must be 18 or older to play.

Angelo Bavaro is an anchor and reporter at FOX61 News. He can be reached at abavaro@fox61.com. Follow him on Facebook and Twitter.

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