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MASHANTUCKET, CT (January 14, 2016) – As part of its long-standing commitment to support The United Way of Southeastern Connecticut and Gemma Moran Food Center, the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation will once again host the charity poker event, Restock the Shelves sponsored by Ante Up Magazine & Blue Shark Optics, at Foxwoods Resort Casino’s world-class Poker Room . The 2015 Restock the Shelves event at Foxwoods generated more than 4,000 meals through Feeding America and the Connecticut Food Bank. Across the country the participating poker venues were able to help feed 43,600 people.

On Monday, January 18, Foxwoods guests are encouraged to visit Foxwoods Resort Casino’s poker tournament area from 10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. to donate non-perishable food items or cash to the United Way of Southeastern CT. Guests who make a donation and buy-in to our $300 NLH Big Stack event will receive one (1) entry into a drawing for Foxwoods’ $200 Mega Super Satellite Poker Tournament, to be held February 5-13, to win a share of a guaranteed minimum $30,000 prize pool.
A total of five (5) tickets will be drawn on January 18 at 3:00 p.m. Winners will be announced in the tournament area.

For information about the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and Foxwoods Resort Casino giving campaign, or to make a donation to the United Way of Southeastern Connecticut, visit

About the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation
The Mashantucket Pequots are a native Algonquin people, located in southeastern Connecticut, who endured centuries of conflict, survival, and continuity on and around one of North America’s oldest Indian reservations (Est. 1666). In 1637, the Pequots became the first native people to survive a genocidal massacre at the hands of European colonists, in what would become the continental United States. Pequot history is an unprecedented story of redemption and restoration, which today, is showcased at the Tribe’s world-class Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center ( Today, the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation owns and operates one of the largest and most successful resort casinos in North America—Foxwoods Resort Casino (—along with a variety of other enterprises, including the Lake of Isles Golf Course (; Pequot Pharmaceutical Network (, and the Spa at Norwich Inn ( All together, the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation remains one of the State of Connecticut’s highest tax payers and largest employers, and has contributed more than $3 billion to Connecticut through a first-of-its-kind, tribal gaming revenue-sharing agreement, enacted in 1993. Likewise, the Tribe provides generous support to organizations that support its neighboring communities. For more information, visit

About Foxwoods® Resort Casino
Foxwoods Resort Casino is the premier resort destination in the Northeast. As the largest resort casino in North America, Foxwoods offers a vast array of gaming in six 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. Perfect for both recreation and business, Foxwoods provides modern and versatile convention and meeting space to infuse new life into any meeting or event. Foxwoods Resort Casino is owned and operated by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation. For a comprehensive look at Foxwoods Resort Casino and Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation visit