Felix Rappaport brings more than 35 years of hospitality, gaming and entertainment experience to his role as President and CEO of Foxwoods Resort Casino. Having provided leadership expertise at major resort gaming operations throughout the country, Felix is a proven leader and an asset to the property.
Felix has been part of the senior management team responsible for bringing in new partners to expand the full resort destination experience for guests with a strong focus on enhanced service and quality, including new attractions, nightclubs, restaurants, bars, showrooms, casino and hotel tower renovations, shopping areas and stores.
Foxwoods has had a strong entertainment footprint for more than two decades, hosting more of the world’s hottest stars than any other property on the East Coast. Felix has worked with, and played host to, numerous world-class entertainment acts throughout his career including Jerry Seinfeld, Criss Angel, Earth Wind & Fire, Donny & Marie Osmond, The Beach Boys, Jay Leno, Carrot Top, Rita Rudner, Terry Fator, Ray Romano and Kevin James, to name a few.
Rappaport has also worked for many of the world’s largest and most well-known names in the entertainment, property, gaming, and hospitality industries, including Station Casinos, Hershey Entertainment and Resort Company, and Steve Wynn’s Mirage and Treasure Island. He also previously served as President/COO of Mirage, NYNY, Luxor, and Excalibur, while working for MGM Resorts International. He also served as the Executive Vice President of the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. A native of Philadelphia, Felix brings his extensive background and expertise, along with a renewed focus on creating a world class, dynamic destination resort experience to Foxwoods and millions of its loyal guests. He also believes that it all starts with making
Foxwoods a fun and engaging place to work for all 6,500+ team members. He currently resides in Connecticut and Nevada.