A groundbreaking ceremony will be held on Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. for the 919-room hotel to be built on the Mohegan reservation.
In November 2006, tribal officials announced that a 1,000-room hotel would be part of a $740 million expansion. Then, in December 2007, the tribe announced that the expansion was projected to cost $925 million while the number of hotel rooms would be scaled back to 922. In February, the tribe received permission to spend $950 million on the expansion while, last week, the number of hotel rooms was apparently trimmed by 3 to the current projected figure of 919 hotel rooms.
The hotel, to be called the Earth Hotel, is scheduled to open in 2010.
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