MASHANTUCKET, Conn. (AP) — The tribe that owns the country’s largest resort casino is showing new signs of strain under the weight of its billion-dollar debt, saying it has had to review its options with senior lenders as a slump batters the Foxwoods Resort Casino.
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation has reportedly been selling off
land near its reservation in southeastern Connecticut. And in a report
this week, credit rating agency Standard & Poor’s lowered its rating
for the tribe and said the chances of a debt default appear to be
The tribe has entered discussions with senior lenders over what it calls “failure to comply with certain financial covenants.”
The tribe says the underlying business remains strong at Foxwoods and
the recent struggles don’t affect the casino’s projected liquidity.
WWLP 22 News reports: http://wwlp.com/2014/08/23/foxwoods-owners-straining-under-heavy-debt/