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    John James was appointed CEO of Foxwoods Resort Casino in July 2019

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    Foxwoods Resorts announces passing of CEO Felix Rappaport

    Felix Rappaport, president and CEO of Foxwoods Resort Casino passed away unexpectedly on Monday. Rappaport was the leader of Foxwoods, a premier resort business based in North America, owned by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation. The company currently offers gaming in six casinos, and runs free-to-play online casino games at FoxwoodsOnline. It has also been […]

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    Emerging leaders of gaming to be recognized at G2E

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