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A MESSAGE FROM SCOTT BUTERA, President & CEO — Foxwoods Resort Casino At Foxwoods® Resort Casino we are celebrating our 20th Anniversary. This milestone is a tremendous source of pride for all of our owners, employees and faithful customers. These two decades of success and acclaim have resulted from the culmination of years of hard work and diligence by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation; an unwavering commitment by our team members to excellence in service standards; the cooperation and support of our local communities; and, of course, the loyalty of our valued guests. We have pulled out all the stops in honor of our 20-year anniversary with luxury raffles, property discounts, gaming promotions, star-studded events, and more. Now is the perfect time to visit our resort to enjoy everything that we have to offer — from gaming and dining, to shopping and entertainment, luxury accommodations, world-class spas, and more. It is our way of saying thank you to you, our loyal guests, for an exceptional 20 years. Foxwoods® Resort Casino will always remain committed to providing guests with exemplary service and an outstanding gaming and entertainment experience that will exceed your expectations. Our mission is to provide unparalleled excellence as a resort destination and steadfast community partner. Going forward we will raise the bar even higher. We are very excited about our new initiatives that will keep Foxwoods at the cutting edge of premier resort entertainment. We unveiled a new branding campaign, introduced an unrivaled loyalty program, and announced major news on property development and expansion. The future at Foxwoods® Resort Casino will be “Anything but Ordinary”. We sincerely hope that you will visit Foxwoods and be part of our 20th Anniversary celebration. Best Regards,

Scott Butera President, Chief Executive Officer Foxwoods® Resort Casino

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A MESSAGE FROM RODNEY A. BUTLER, Chairman — Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Council The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation became a pioneer in the gaming industry with the opening of our bingo hall in 1986. This was not only the foundation for our bright future; it was also a rite of passage. The Mashantucket Pequots had endured centuries of hardship to persevere and thrive. Foxwoods® Resort Casino opened in 1992 as a result of the ambitious vision and unwavering commitment of Mashantucket Pequot Tribal members. It was, and continues to be, a true testament to the strength of the Pequot spirit. Today, Foxwoods is recognized as North America’s largest resort casino; it boasts six casinos with more than 350 table games and 6,300 slot machines, four hotels, 38 dining experiences, 25 retails shops, the largest casino-based poker room, one of the largest bingo halls in the world, two lavish spas, two award-winning golf courses, a comedy club, luxury bowling lanes and more. I’m proud to celebrate two decades of growth and prosperity for our awardwinning property. And, prouder still to celebrate this milestone occasion with the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation, the Foxwoods employees, and all our valued guests. On behalf of the Mashantucket Pequot community, we thank you for your unwavering support. It may have been our vision but it is our guests who play an integral part of our achievements. Thank you for allowing us to be the best we can be. May God continue to protect and bless us all. Kutaputush,

Rodney A. Butler Chairman, Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Council

MASHANTUCKET PEQUOT HISTORICAL TIMELINE Early 1600s: The Pequots had approximately 8,000 members and inhabited 250 square miles in Western CT. 1636 – 1638: The Pequot War had a devastating impact on the Tribe; decimating the number of members and forcing survivors into slavery or under the control of neighboring tribes. 1650s – 1660s: The Western Pequots receive reservation land at Morgan’s Point in Noank in 1651, only to have portions of taken away in exchange for a rocky, swampy heavilywooded inland parcel of land that no one wanted, known as “Mashantucket”; an Algonquin word for “much wooded land”. 1713 – 1762: The tribe endured a rapid series of land dispossessions from Noank & Mashantucket. 1793: A formal reservation boundary was formed delineating the remaining 989 acre reservation to 213 acres. 1856: The State of Connecticut, in violation of the 1790 Federal Trade and Intercourse Act, sold at public auction over 800 acres of Mashantucket land.

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1960s: Mashantucket Pequot tribal members began returning to the Mashantucket reservation joining those living there in an effort to revive the Pequot community. 1976: With the assistance of the Native American Right Fund and the Indian Rights Association, the tribe filed suit against neighboring landowners to recover land that had been sold by the State of Connecticut in 1856. 1983: The Pequots reached a settlement with the landowners, who agreed that the 1856 sale was illegal. The Connecticut Legislature unanimously passed legislation to petition the federal government to grant tribal recognition to the Mashantucket Pequots. The Mashantucket Pequot Indian Land Claims Settlement Act was enacted by the U.S. Congress on October 18, 1983 and signed by President Reagan; granting the Tribe federal recognition, enabling the repurchase and placement in trust all land covered in the Settlement Act. Today, the Mashantucket Western Pequot Reservation encompasses over 1600 acres.

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MASHANTUCKET PEQUOT HISTORICAL TIMELINE 1986: The Tribe opened a 2,100-seat High-Stakes Bingo Hall. 1987: The U.S. Supreme Court, in the famous Cabazon case, ruled that Tribes could conduct gaming on Pre-casino Bingo Hall tribal lands as long as gaming was allowed in the state the tribe resided.

2000: In January, total contributions to the State of Connecticut from slot revenues reach $1 Billion. 2006: A strategic alliance with MGM Mirage gives the Mashantucket Pequots new development project an official name: MGM Grand at Foxwoods.

1992: The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation opened the original Foxwoods High Stakes Bingo & Casino. The facility offered 46,000 square-feet of gaming space with 170 table games. 1993: The Tribe negotiated with the State of Connecticut allowing for the operation of slot machines. The Tribe agreed to pay the state 25% of it slot revenues. Today the cumulative contribution to the state has exceeded $3.29 billion. With $240-million expansion of Foxwoods to 1.3 million square feet, the property is re-introduced as Foxwoods Resort Casino, it now includes two hotels, six casinos, a theater complex, retail shops, several quick service restaurants, a beauty salon, health spa, and additional gaming space.

Ground-breaking for MGM Grand at Foxwoods

2008: On May 17, MGM Grand at Foxwoods opened adding a new, 826-room hotel tower, a 4,000-seat theater, 115,000 square feet of meetings and convention space, four new restaurants, upscale retail venues, exciting new nightclubs, a luxurious new 26,000-square-foot spa and additional parking. 2010: The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation’s $32 million dollar state-of-the-art cogeneration power facility at Foxwoods became fully online and operational; providing cleaner air emissions along with an added reduction of fifteen megawatts of power from CL&P’s distribution system grids, translating into significant savings for businesses and residents throughout New London County. May 2010: Total contributions to the State of Connecticut from slot revenue reaches $3 Billion. Foxwoods Resort Casino: Total Property 6.7 million sq. ft. Foxwoods proudly employs 8,830 full-time, part-time, and casual team members.

Grand Pequot Tower Construction

1994: A $65 million dollar expansion added another 300,000 square feet. High-Stakes Bingo received a new location, the Fox Theater was expanded to 4,000 seats and the overall gaming floor expanded to 190,000 square feet. 1998: Additional conference facilities opened to create a premier location for trade shows, conferences, and major events. The Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center opened to the public on August 11.

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The tribal symbol is both a reflection of Mashantucket Pequot past and a symbol of hope for the future. Framed against the sky, the lone tree on a knoll represents Mashantucket, the “much wooded land” where the Pequots hunted and kept alive their identity as an independent people. Displayed on the knoll is the signature of Robin Cassasinnamon, the Pequots first leader, following the 1637 massacre at Mystic Fort. The fox stands as a reminder that the Pequots are known as “The Fox People.”

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FOXWOODS RESORT CASINO KEY INITIATIVES 2012 Even after 20 years Foxwoods Resort Casino will not rest on its laurels. Foxwoods remains keenly focused on being the premier resort and gaming destination in the Northeast offering world class guest experiences. This year-long platinum anniversary celebration marks a time of reflection on past accomplishments and a promise for the future. 2012 will usher in a new era at Foxwoods with the unveiling of a new unrivaled reward program, a new brand platform, and web and mobile enhancements. Foxwoods also will reveal major plans for business development. FOXWOODS — ANYTHING BUT ORDINARY With a new look, a new voice, and greater expectations, Foxwoods Resort Casino is taking on a new personality. Meet the Ace, King, Queen, Jack, and Joker who vividly bring to life all that Foxwoods has to offer. Foxwoods is not simply here to provide jackpots, fine dining, concert tickets, or high-fashion. It is here for the experience. This new brand platform promotes mindsets of possibilities. And with the “Royal Court” the possibilities seem endless. These eclectic new characters and slick photography entice guests to visit Foxwoods to find their own inner Ace, King, Queen, Jack, Joker (or all of the above). When you are at Foxwoods… it is anything but ordinary and you can be anyone and do anything.

THE ROYAL TREATMENT — NEW REWARDS PROGRAM Loyal patrons will truly be treated like royalty with the introduction of Foxwoods Rewards Club. The new rewards program is second-to-none and will soon become the industry leader. Like the existing rewards program, Foxwoods guests will continue to earn points for play on slots and table games. Points will be redeemable toward dining, hotel stays, spa treatments, retail merchandise, and more. The key difference with the new program is the level of benefits available. Club members will receive enhanced guest service, exclusive offers and promotions on gaming, entertainment, accommodations, plus private invitations, and increasing property discounts, etc. The benefits are based on standing and provide built-in incentives between Clubs. The Foxwoods Rewards program further reinforces the commitment to providing world class guest experiences. AN EXCITING NEW SHOPPING AMENITY Foxwoods and the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation will join with the Gordon Group to change the retail landscape in the region when they break ground on a 300,000 square foot retail outlet shopping complex. The Premier Outlet Shoppes at Foxwoods will be the ultimate shopping destination in the United States; providing an outstanding variety of brand luxury retailers at outlet prices. To further differentiate Foxwoods in the ultracompetitive retail market, the Foxwoods Fashion Outlets will be the first “convertible” outlet center in the country. The complex will encircle the backside of the MGM Grand at Foxwoods Hotel and join with the Grand Pequot Hotel. Construction is expected to begin spring of 2012.

Premier Outlet Shoppes at Foxwoods (artist rendering)

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FOXWOODS RESORT CASINO HOTELS With four extraordinary hotels offering a variety of services and amenities, you can end every night at Foxwoods in comfort and luxury. And our expertly trained staff is readily available to ensure that your stay truly is fit for royalty. GRAND PEQUOT TOWER The feeling of excitement and anticipation intensifies when guests arriving from all directions get a glimpse of the Grand Pequot Tower Hotel as it almost unexpectedly comes into Grand Pequot Tower Standard Room view. The vision of this grand hotel is matched by its splendor upon check-in. With 824 beautifully appointed guest rooms, our signature hotel is located in the heart of Foxwoods with easy access to the luxurious Norwich Spa at Foxwoods, restaurants, retail venues, fitness center and pool. The Grand Pequot Hotel is a AAA 4-Diamond Award recipient. Never ones to rest on our laurels, in 2012, renovations will begin to bring modern elegance to the Grand Pequot Tower. GREAT CEDAR HOTEL One of the originals, the Great Cedar Hotel was built in 1993 during the meteoric rise of Foxwoods Resort Casino. Earlier this year, renovations were completed elevating the 312 guest rooms to a new level of sophistication and comfort. With easy Great Cedar Hotel Standard Room access to the concourse and the Rainmaker Casino along with the convenient location of the indoor pool, the Great Cedar Hotel is a popular choice for guests. MGM GRAND AT FOXWOODS A majestic addition to the property in 2008, the 30-story MGM Grand at Foxwoods has 825 modern guest rooms and suites and provides a wealth of luxury amenities including a 50,000-square-foot casino, lavish retail boutiques, restaurants by celebrity chefs, the G Spa by Gretta Monahan, and a lavish outdoor pool. Nightlife abounds at MGM Grand at Foxwoods with one of the area’s hottest nightclubs-

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Shrine, and the MGM Grand Theater boasting a diverse offering of live entertainment. Plus, with 115,000MGM Grand Director Suite square-feet of premium flexible meeting and function space, and state-of-the-art multimedia technology, MGM Grand at Foxwoods is the preeminent location for destination meetings and special events. Whether visiting Foxwoods for business or pleasure (or both), the MGM Grand at Foxwoods offers something for every stay. The MGM Grand at Foxwoods is a AAA 4-Diamond Awards recipient. TWO TREES INN It is possibly the best kept secret at Foxwoods. Two Trees Inn provides exceptional amenities and the superior service Two Trees Inn that guests have come to expect at Foxwoods Resort Casino. With the exterior beauty and style of a traditional Inn, its 280 elegantly appointed guest rooms provide a host of amenities. Two Trees Inn also offers an indoor pool and fitness center and a gourmet casual dining restaurant. With the complimentary shuttle to the casino, Two Trees Inn provides the serenity of a well-deserved getaway with all the action and excitement of a Foxwoods visit. All four hotels at Foxwoods offer the following amenities: • 32" LCD HDTV flat-screen TV with video on demand • High Speed Internet • Room Service Celebrate the 20th Anniversary at Foxwoods with a 20% discount off any hotel stay Now February 20, 2012 and the 20th of every month, March December 2012. Based on availability. Restrictions apply.

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FOXWOODS RESORT CASINO FOOD & BEVERAGE Fuel your craving for adventure on the gaming floor; feed your hunger at any one of our 38 dining experience. Whether you simply need to recharge with a quick bite before heading back to the slots; revitalize after a long day at work with a leisurely dinner; or rekindle your romance, you’ll find the perfect place for any mood and any occasion.

GOURMET RESTAURANTS

CASUAL DINING EXPERIENCES

Matches Tavern

Pequot Café

EXPRESS DINING OPTIONS

Lucky 7 Café

• Foxwoods is the largest single point provider of Pepsi products in the country • Our Fuddruckers holds the world record for largest hamburger

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IN THE NUMBERS

TID-BITES

High Stakes Café

• In 20 years, the bake shop has used a half-million pounds of chocolate, 800,000 eggs, and 740,000 pounds of flour. And, served 3,368,640 slices of pie. • The main kitchen at Foxwoods serves approximately 3,600 slices of bacon daily; 25,200 weekly; and 1,310,400 pieces yearly… that’s over 26 million slices over the last 20 years. • Over the last 20 years, Festival Buffet has served 5,928,000 lbs. of Prime Rib and 467,200 gallons of New England Clam Chowder.

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FOXWOODS RESORT CASINO SPA & GOLF Whether you take your massage Swedish, Deep Tissue or Native Hot Stone, you will leave revived and rejuvenated. Guests are invited to indulge in a variety of massage therapies, scrubs and bodywork, facials, manicures, and more at both G Spa at MGM Grand at Foxwoods or the Norwich Spa at Foxwoods-located on the 9th floor of Grand Pequot Tower. Or retreat to the whirlpool, hideaway in the steam room or relax in the sauna. Each spa also features a pool, and fitness equipment.

Experience New England's finest two championship award-winning golf courses designed by renowned golf course architect Rees Jones and managed by Troon Golf. Lake of Isles, owned by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation is located on over 900 acres of pictorial landscape adjacent to Foxwoods Resort Casino. The property includes an 18-hole private golf course, (South Course), an 18-hole public golf course, (North Course), an elegant and comfortable clubhouse and the exclusive Troon Golf Academy with four indoor teaching studios. Since the first tee shot in 2001, the Lake of Isles has been a top-performer in rankings with distinguished golf publications. Including recent recognition: 2011 Golfweek’s “Best Course You Can Play” Golf Digest “Best Course in the State 2011/2012” The North Course: 7,395-yard, 18-hole course The South Course: A members only course featuring a challenging 7,300-yard, 18-hole layout.

G Spa at MGM Grand at Foxwoods

In October 1998, Foxwoods opened the Grand Salon & Spa located in the Grand Pequot Tower. Rebranded in 2010, today, the Norwich Spa at Foxwoods is one of our most popular amenitiesoffering services for women, men, couples, and teens. G Spa represents the vision of its founder Gretta Monahan; who is known for her groundbreaking and award-winning salons and fashion concepts. Her beauty and fashion vision are well documented on television and in beauty and fashion editorials on TV and in magazines.

Troon Golf Academy: • Year-round teaching and practice facility • Four indoor/outdoor teaching studios • Video and computer analysis • 60,000 square-feet of teeing space Other Amenities: • 50,000 square foot Club House • Beautiful wedding ceremony location • Banquet facility – Capacity: 300 • Matches Tavern • Pro Shop

20TH Anniversary Spa Specials include: G SPA: • 20% OFF all full price Scrubs and Wraps (Monday- Thursday) • 20% OFF June Jacobs products Norwich Spa at Foxwoods: • 20% OFF any retail product • 20% OFF any 50-minute salon service Please mention anniversary offer to receive discount

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Foxwoods 20th Anniversary Booklet  

Foxwoods 20th Anniversary Booklet