Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Foxwoods Offers Its Own iPhone Application

October 14, 2009: summarized from The Hartford Courant -- Early this year, casinos discovered that Apple's iPhone could be a liability: In February, Nevada gambling regulators warned that one iPhone application could help blackjack players count cards.

Whatever the Apple smartphone's risks, Foxwoods Resort Casino has decided that it offers benefits, too — namely, a way to reach people and offer some mock gambling.

Foxwoods' free app, which must be downloaded through Apple's iTunes program, lets users play an electronic slot machine and offers tutorials on table games available at the casino. There's no actual money involved.

The app serves primarily as a marketing vehicle, one that offers virtual tours of the casino property, for example, and gives users access to a telephone hot line for making inquiries and reservations.

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