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Foxwoods Casino will be opening their upgraded poker room next month and the World Poker Tour will have their name all over it. Just as Foxwoods was the first casino to sign with the WPT, the room will be the first to carry the WPT name and will hold two WPT events during the season.
"It makes sense for the two giants in the industry to come together and do something," said Kathy Raymond, Foxwoods’ director of poker operations. Raymond went on to say that the poker room will expand from 76 tables to 114 tables and will feature upgraded technology for signing up players which will cut down on wait times, and automatic card shuffling which will allow for more games to be played (meaning that you can lose your money at a higher rate than ever before). The new room will also feature a restaurant, the 5th Street Caf√©, hold tournaments 7 days a week, and, of course, sell WPT merchandise.
With the World Poker Tour and the