By Donna Goodison
The MGM Grand-themed game will simulate the sights and sounds of the Connecticut casino as part of the virtual experience.
Billed as the first casino-branded iPhone application, the new technology is expected to be available this fall. It also will provide tutorials on how to play the resort casino’s actual table games.
Another feature will give users in-depth tours of the casino--including its hotel rooms, restaurants, shops and spas--and allow them to make spa appointments.
Foxwoods needs all the help it can get, because the Mashantucket Pequots are losing business and about to default on their loans:
Mashantuckets near default on Foxwoods' debt
Mashantuckets hope to restructure $2.3 billion in debt; plan sees 'no impact' on Foxwoods
By Brian Hallenbeck
The debt is $1 billion more than the tribe's Foxwoods Resort Casino--North America's largest casino and once the world's most profitable--can sustain, the adviser said.
”We'll be asking creditors to take a big haircut,” he said.