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MASHANTUCKET, CT (February 15, 2017) – Pop the champagne! Foxwoods® Resort Casino, the Northeast’s premier resort destination, today announces the winning couple of the Dream Wedding Giveaway! Shannon and Michael of Colchester, CT will become newlyweds in an all-expenses-paid matrimonial celebration courtesy of Foxwoods and NBC Connecticut. The contest was held as part of Foxwoods’ 25th Anniversary celebrations, which continue all year-long with surprises and extravagant guest experiences. The lucky winners were publically revealed today at the resort’s official 25th Anniversary celebration kickoff event. 

Dream Wedding Winners

Shannon and Michael will have the full, deluxe wedding experience alongside 150 of their closest family and friends, with every detail covered –  wedding attire, VIP access bachelor/ette parties, a custom wedding cake, three-course dinner by the resort’s top chefs and much more. The future newlyweds will also experience Foxwoods’ award-winning hotels and spa facilities as part of this one-of-a-kind experience, valued at over $40,000. 

“We are thrilled to be chosen as the lucky couple that gets to celebrate their nuptials at Foxwoods!” says Shannon. “This is truly an experience that we won’t forget for years to come, and we can’t think of a better venue to say our ‘I Do’s’!  Let the wedding planning begin!” 

To enter, eligible participants uploaded a video essay stating why they believe they should win their own dream wedding at Foxwoods.  Over 2,500 couples from all over the region took their chance at winning the ultimate wedding giveaway.

“We couldn’t be happier to help plan and celebrate Shannon and Michael’s special day at Foxwoods Resort Casino,” said Jason Guyot, Vice President of Resort Operations and Development. “They deserve the wedding of their dreams and Foxwoods is proud to offer them everything they dreamed of and more.”

Foxwoods is the perfect venue to celebrate the big day with friends and family. Whether a local or destination wedding, Foxwoods has everything under one roof to help make it magical and memorable. From onsite hotels, exquisite banquet and outdoor spaces, endless variety of gaming option, thirty-five-plus dining options, spas, pools and nightclubs, the action never stops. For more information on Foxwoods’ unparalleled wedding offerings, please visit

About Foxwoods Resort Casino

25 Years Proud: Since 1992, Foxwoods Resort Casino has offered guests The Wonder Of It All as the premier resort destination in the Northeast.  As the largest resort casino in North America, Foxwoods offers a vast array of gaming in seven casinos; AAA Four-Diamond hotels, restaurants from gourmet to quick service, world-renowned spas, award-winning golf, state-of-the-art theaters, and exclusive retailers. Foxwoods is owned and operated by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and was the first full-service casino built on tribal land, pioneering a nationwide movement that now includes more than 400 gaming properties owned and operated by over 200 tribes across the U.S. For more information on Foxwoods and the property’s 25th anniversary celebrations, visit