Foxwoods Resort Casino Added as Official Partner at WGI
Agreement Makes Foxwoods the "Official Resort Casino" of The Soul of American Road Racing
By: WGI Staff on 7/30/2010
Foxwoods Resort Casino is the newest official partner of WGI.
“We are thrilled to embrace this opportunity to align ourselves with Watkins Glen International and their dedicated auto-racing fan base in New York State,” says Robert Victoria, Chief Marketing Officer for Foxwoods Resort and Casino. “This partnership leverages Foxwoods’ ability to embrace and promote of NASCAR racing throughout New York and New England. We look forward to working with Watkins Glen International for the remainder of this season and into 2011.”
“This partnership is fantastic for us, because we both concentrate on providing superior entertainment for the public – with a whole lot of fun!” stated Michael Printup, president of Watkins Glen International. “We are thrilled and excited about the coming year and are already looking forward to working together to showcase both of our facilities.”
Owned and operated by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation, Foxwoods Resort Casino offers something for everyone as the east coast’s premiere entertainment destination. Four award-winning hotels offer accommodations to suit every budget, along with luxury butler-serviced villas, eclectic luxury retail, and more than thirty dining establishments ranging from world-class celebrity chef venues and gourmet cuisine to easy, casual fare. Six casinos offer non-stop gaming excitement with over 7,000 slots and 570 table games throughout the resort; including the only WPT World Poker Room™ on the east coast; a High Stakes Bingo hall and Ultimate Race Book. Two luxury spas provide the perfect oasis to recharge the mind, body and soul. Two acoustically-perfected theater venues offer weekly entertainment for all ages. The original state-of-the-art Fox Theater, seating 1400, was opened in 1993 by the legendary Frank Sinatra. The majestic 4,000-seat MGM Grand Theater hosts an impressive variety of weekly headline entertainment. Conveniently located adjacent to Foxwoods is Lake of Isles™, featuring two, 18-hole championship golf courses designed by Rees Jones and the state-of-the-art Hank Haney Golf Academy.
Tickets for the Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at The Glen, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, Zippo 200 NASCAR Nationwide Series and Crown Royal 200, Rolex Sports Car Series races, August 5-8 are still available. Fans can purchase tickets by calling the Watkins Glen International ticket office at 866-461-RACE (7223) or logging on to the official website, www.TheGlen.com or at the Information Center of Corning located on Market Street, in downtown Corning, NY. Tickets, gift certificates and track merchandise can all be purchased at The Shop located at 2 North Franklin Street in downtown Watkins Glen. The Shop is open Monday-Saturday 9-5 and Sunday 9-4.
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