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Edward Stanton Appointed Vice President of Hotel Operations
for Foxwoods Resort Casino's Three Hotels
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Judy Alberti Named Vice President of Entertainment & Sports
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MASHANTUCKET, CT. (February 19, 2007) – Foxwoods Resort Casino today announced it has appointed Edward Stanton to Vice President of Hotel Operations and Judy Alberti to Vice President of Entertainment & Sports. Each individual brings a wealth of industry experience and enthusiasm to their respectful positions. 
 
Edward Stanton possesses over 23 years of experience in the hotel industry and holds a Six Sigma certified black belt for process improvements, revenue enhancement, cost savings and guest satisfaction index.  In his roll as Vice President of Hotel Operations, Stanton will be responsible to for the day to day operations of all three hotels at Foxwoods Resort Casino including daily hotel occupancy and working with various in house departments to ensure exceptional customer service. Prior to joining Foxwoods Resort Casino, Stanton served as Hotel Manager for the Westin Copley Place in Boston. In addition, he worked as General Manager at the Sheraton in Lexington, Massachusetts and held various positions within Starwood and Marriott Hotels & Resorts.
 
As Vice President of Entertainment & Sports for Foxwoods Resort Casino and MGM Grand at Foxwoods, Judy Alberti is responsible for overseeing the recruitment of exceptional entertainment to perform in the MGM Grand Theater, as well as the Fox Theatre. In addition, Alberti is responsible for organizing all logistical and technical needs of confirmed talent as well as overseeing ticketing operations. Alberti will also be responsible for the day to day operations of the arcade and related entertainment venues/areas such as The Club and various lounges.  Bringing with her an extensive background in the entertainment and gaming industries, Alberti most recently served as Chief Executive Officer of the 5,000-seat Dodge Theater in Phoenix. Prior to that she was Vice President of Entertainment for Station Casinos in Las Vegas, where she was responsible for the entertainment operations for nine casinos.
 
About MGM Grand at Foxwoods
The highly anticipated MGM Grand at Foxwoods will feature 825 luxurious guest rooms, 115,000 square feet of meeting space, a 4,000-seat Performing Arts Theater, 21,000-square-foot spa, celebrity chef restaurants, high-end retail and a state-of-the-art casino when it debuts in May 2008.  Adding another distinctive gaming and entertainment destination, the new MGM Grand at Foxwoods will be Connecticut’s third largest resort casino, evocative of the Las Vegas landmark: grand in every sense; classically elegant and refreshingly one-of-a-kind.  The must-see MGM Grand at Foxwoods will enjoy the same amenities as Foxwoods Resort Casino, including access to Lake of Isles™, featuring two, 18-hole championship golf courses designed by Rees Jones and a state-of-the-art Golf Academy.  The property is easily accessible from Boston, New York, Hartford and Providence.  For more information, call 1-866-MGM-0050 or visit www.mgmatfoxwoods.com.
 
About Foxwoods
North America’s largest casino, Foxwoods Resort Casino® is located in the rolling hills of southeastern Connecticut and is easily accessible from Boston, New York, Hartford and Providence.  Owned by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation, Foxwoods features six casinos with more than 7,200 slots, 380 table games, the only WPT World Poker Room™ in New England, High Stakes Bingo and Ultimate Race Book. There are 1,416 guest rooms and suites in three hotels, more than 30 restaurants, a luxurious spa, more than 50,000 square feet of premium meeting and event space, 24 retail shops and five entertainment venues, including the 1,400-seat Fox Theatre.  Conveniently located adjacent to Foxwoods is Lake of Isles™, featuring two, 18-hole championship golf courses designed by Rees Jones and a state-of-the-art Golf Academy.  In Spring 2008, the highly anticipated MGM Grand at Foxwoods® will add 825 luxurious guest rooms, 115,000 square feet of meeting space,  a 4,000-seat Performing Arts Theater, 21,000-square-foot spa as well as more dining, retail and gaming facilities, bolstering Foxwoods'  preeminence as the East Coast's ultimate casino resort destination.  Foxwoods supports responsible gaming, and plays a leadership role in the Connecticut Council of Problem Gambling, of which it was a founding entity.   For more information, call 1-800-FOXWOODS or visit www.foxwoods.com.
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Contact:

MGM Grand at Foxwoods
www.mgmatfoxwoods.com

Foxwoods Resort Casino
www.foxwoods.com
 

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Also See: Foxwoods New MGM Grand Resort Seeking 3,000 Employees; Providing Exemplary Service a Crucial Element / January 2008
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