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Ex-casino executive faces more charges

Already serving a federal prison sentence for money laundering, the former vice president of player development at Mohegan Sun Pocono was hit Tuesday with new criminal charges alleging he conspired in a rigged Easter egg drawing in exchange for a cut of the winnings.

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6/16/2018

article GAME ON! Arcade, Restaurant To Open At Mohegan Sun
(Connecticut) -- GAME ON!, an interactive arcade, bar and restaurant, will open this winter at Mohegan Sun inside the casino’s new Earth Expo & Convention Center.

6/15/2018

article Former casino exec gets probation in Easter sweepstakes scam
(Pennsylvania) -- A former Mohegan Sun Pocono casino executive pleaded guilty this week to his role in an alleged conspiracy to rig a $10,000 Easter sweepstakes in 2014.

6/13/2018

article Why the delay on gaming accord?
(Washington D.C.) -- Members of the state’s congressional delegation are asking the Office of the U.S. Inspector General to investigate the timing of the Interior...

6/11/2018

article Mohegan Gaming names new chief financial officer
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment has announced the hiring of a new chief financial officer, Drew Kelley, filling a position left vacant in October...

6/10/2018

article Mohegans Want to Overturn Wynn License [sub req]
(Massachusetts) -- The Mohegan Tribe, which has challenged the decision by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission to give a casino license to Wynn Resorts instead of it,...

6/6/2018

article Rising stars highlighted at Pocono Downs
(Pennsylvania) -- Four $15,000 events for the "rising younger set" were the features on a Tuesday night at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono.

6/5/2018

article Mohegan Sun's Atlantic City Casino Launches 40th Anniversary Campaign
(Atlantic City) -- Mohegan Sun's Resorts Casino Hotel is utilizing its in-house team as well as N.Y.-based Taxi, Dynamic Advertising and media buyer Mintz & Hoke...

6/4/2018

article Tribal Ambition
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan Gaming and Entertainment CEO Mario Kontomerkos believes the Native American casino operator has two aces in the hole for Japan, especially when...

6/2/2018

article Barbecue lovers get weekend for tastebuds to play at Mohegan Sun
(Connecticut) -- The Mohegan Sun’s Winter Parking Lot was transformed for the weekend into a barbecue-lovers playground with plumes of meat-scented smoke drifting...

5/31/2018

article Mohegan Sun goes after Wynn deal
(Massachusetts) -- Mohegan Sun is asking a judge to throw out the coveted casino license awarded to Wynn Resorts nearly four years ago, claiming the Gaming Commission...
article Mohegan Sun seeks to see Wynn Resorts stripped of Massachusetts casino license
(Massachusetts) -- Mohegan Sun is asking a judge to throw out the Boston-area casino license awarded to Wynn Resorts in 2014, saying the Massachusetts Gaming Commission...
article Interior to publish notice of Mohegan-state gaming amendment
(Connecticut) -- The U.S. Department of the Interior will publish notice Friday that an amended gaming agreement between the Mohegan Tribe and the state of Connecticut...
article Expo and Convention Center Unveiled at Mohegan Sun
(Connecticut) -- The new Earth Expo & Convention Center has debuted at Mohegan Sun, the casino resort in Uncasville, Conn. The $80 million expansion, which brings...

5/30/2018

article Mohegan Sun 'turns corner' with convention center's opening
(Connecticut) -- It’s big enough to accommodate four football fields. And that’s only the half of it. Mohegan Sun’s $80 million Earth Expo &...
article Mohegan Sun officially opens new Earth Expo and Convention Center
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan Sun celebrated today the grand opening of the Earth Expo & Convention Center, the property’s $80 million-dollar expansion with a...
article Mohegan Sun Opens Doors at it's new Earth Expo & Convention Center (reg req'd)
(Connecticut) -- It's official! The Earth Expo & Convention Center, the largest expo space along the New York-Boston I-95 corridor has opened!

5/28/2018

article Five divisions PAS Series at Pocono Downs
(Pennsylvania) -- Five divisions of the second preliminary round of the Pennsylvania Stallion Series for three-year-old colt trotters went gateward Sunday night at The...

5/25/2018

article Mohegan to showcase $80M Earth Expo & Convention Center
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan Sun will unveil its new $80 million Earth Expo & Convention Center next week during a ribbon-cutting ceremony, casino officials said. The...

5/23/2018

press release Mandara Spa opens at Mohegan Sun
(Connecticut) -- OneSpaWorld, LLC, owner of the Mandara Spa brand, the Mohegan Tribe and Mohegan Sun opened the highly anticipated luxury Mandara Spa. The Sky Tower spa...
article Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield shows off phase 1 of multi-million dollar renovations (photos, video)
(Massachusetts) -- The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday to celebrate the completion of Phase 1 in its multi-million-...
press release Mohegan Sun hosts sixth annual BBQ Fest
(Connecticut) -- It’s time to get messy at Sun BBQ Fest presented by King’s Hawaiian, Saturday, 2 June and Sunday, 3 June at Mohegan Sun. Festival goers can...

5/20/2018

article SPORTS: The players have helped make it fun with play for the Sun
(Connecticut) -- And so the 16th summer of Sun basketball began Sunday, home against Las Vegas. Funny how that worked out. Imagine: Two teams owned by casino entities...

5/14/2018

article Mohegan Sun pitches for Japan regional casino
(Japan) -- U.S. regional casino operator Mohegan Gaming and Entertainment, an entity commonly known as Mohegan Sun, has made a pitch for a Japan regional casino licence.

5/11/2018

article Mohegan Tribe Decides on a Sole Ownership of South Korean Casino Project
(South Korea) -- Connecticut’s Mohegan Tribe, a federally recognized tribal nation in the United States, has decided to purchase its partner’s stake in...

5/10/2018

article Mohegan Gaming and Entertainment going it alone in South Korea
(South Korea) -- The federally-recognized Mohegan Tribe has reportedly announced that its casino-operating Mohegan Gaming and Entertainment vehicle has inked a deal that...
article Improved Wi-Fi could be coming to Mohegan Sun Arena
(Connecticut) -- The Luzerne County Convention Center Authority on Wednesday took the first step toward bringing reliable Wi-Fi internet service to Mohegan Sun Arena.

5/9/2018

article Mohegan Sun Golf Course Hosts Charity Event May 18
(Connecticut) -- Taking place right at dusk on Friday, May 18th, The Young Leaders of United Way of Southeastern CT & Mohegan Sun are teaming up for a special golf...

5/8/2018

article Mo Mandel: Comic veteran heads for Mohegan Sun
(Connecticut) -- It’s difficult to get a straight answer out of comic/actor Mo Mandel. The feeling that he may be putting one over on us can be quite strong at...
article Barry Manilow to headline Mohegan Sun Arena
(Connecticut) -- Legendary crooner Barry Manilow is set to perform at Mohegan Sun. The singer will headline Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, CT on July 10 at 7:30 p.m.

5/7/2018

article Mohegan Gaming taking sole ownership of South Korea casino project
(South Korea) -- Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment, Mohegan Sun’s parent, has reached an “amicable” agreement to buy out its partner’s stake in...
press release ‘WWE Smackdown Live’ to return to Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre Township
(Connecticut) -- The Mohegan Sun Arena announced today that “WWE Smackdown Live” will return to the Wilkes-Barre Township venue, 255 Highland Park Blvd., at 7:45 p.m....

5/6/2018

article Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment buys out Korean IR partner
(South Korea) -- US tribal casino giant Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment (MGE) is set to take full ownership of its Korean integrated resort project Inspire after...

5/5/2018

article Mohegan Sun Now Fully Controls South Korea Casino Project ‘Inspire’
(South Korea) -- Mohegan Sun, the casino operating unit of Connecticut’s Mohegan Tribe, is increasing its investment on the company’s first international...

5/4/2018

article Mohegan Sun To Pay $101M To Control Korean Resort Project [sub req]
(South Korea) -- The operator of the tribal-owned Mohegan Sun casino in Connecticut said Thursday it will spend $101 million to buy out its South Korean partner’s...
article Mohegan Sun Pocono closing off-track betting site in Carbondale
(Pennsylvania) -- The Downs at Carbondale will take one more lap around the track. On Thursday, two days before the Kentucky Derby, a Mohegan Sun Pocono official...

5/3/2018

article Mohegan closing off-track betting site in Carbondale
(Pennsylvania) -- The Downs at Carbondale will take one more lap around the track. On Thursday, two days before the Kentucky Derby, a Mohegan Sun Pocono official...
article Mohegan Sun buying out partner in S. Korea scheme
(South Korea) -- Mohegan Gaming and Entertainment, a U.S. casino operating entity commonly known as Mohegan Sun, said in a Thursday statement that it had reached an...
article Her Cat Was Sick, So She Stole $70K From CT Casino: Report
(Connecticut) -- A 48-year-old Massachusetts woman, facing a $7,000 veterinarian bill for her sick cat, allegedly scammed Mohegan Sun out of $70,430 in fraudulent slot...

5/2/2018

article Mohegan Sun announces more partnerships with attractions in region
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan Sun announced this week that it has signed additional partnership deals with regional attractions and tourism destinations, including Six Flags...

5/1/2018

article Mohegan Sun announces discount partnerships with Six Flags, Basketball Hall of Fame ahead of MGM Springfield opening
(Massachusetts) -- Mohegan Sun's Momentum gambling loyalty cards will now offer discounts at Springfield-area attractions Six Flags New England and the Naismith...
article Warrant: Woman facing $7,000 bill for sick cat ended up stealing $70K from Mohegan Sun
(Connecticut) -- Police have charged a Massachusetts woman with fraudulently using nine Mohegan Sun Player’s Club cards to redeem $70,430 in slot play bonuses over...
article What’s the hold up with MMA in Connecticut?
(Connecticut) -- Some of the greatest action in mixed martial arts takes place within the borders of Connecticut. However, it takes place at the UFC at Foxwoods and...

4/30/2018

article Courant, WTNH and CCM To Host Final Gubernatorial Debate Before Fall Election
(Connecticut) -- In partnership with the Hartford Courant and WTNH News 8, the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities will host the final gubernatorial debate of the...

4/28/2018

article Connecticut Sun’s new sponsor was hiding in plain sight
(Connecticut) -- When the Connecticut Sun’s marquee sponsorship deal with Frontier Communications ended last season, some space opened up on the front of the team...

4/25/2018

article Mohegan Sun Finishes Property Updates
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan Sun recently unveiled new updates to the property, including a refreshed Mexican restaurant and a soon-to-complete Expo Center. The Mystic...

4/24/2018

article Montville go-kart center partners with Mohegan Sun
(Connecticut) -- Officials from Mohegan Sun and the indoor go-kart and trampoline center on Sachatello Industrial Drive announced a partnership between the two...
article The Off Color Comedy Tour Presented By Comix Comes To Mohegan Sun Arena
(Connecticut) -- The Off Color Comedy Tour is making a stop at Mohegan Sun Arena on Saturday, July 7th starting at 8:00pm. Featuring some of your favorite artists from...

4/23/2018

article Naskart Racing, Mohegan Sun to announce partnership
(Connecticut) -- Naskart Racing and Mohegan Sun will announce a new partnership Tuesday that coincides with a “full rebranding” of the Naskart go-kart and...

4/13/2018

article Mohegan tribal chairman visits St. Mary School
(Connecticut) -- St. Mary School students Tatum, Tessa and Owen Santos are descendants of the Connecticut Mohegan tribe. Their tribal heritage stems from their maternal...
article Long Island Medium Channels Spirits Of Loved Ones At Mohegan Sun
(Connecticut) -- Theresa Caputo, the star of the hit TLC reality series Long Island Medium, made a local stop at Mohegan Sun for her Live! The Experience Tour on...

4/11/2018

article Former Mohegan Sun casino boss arraigned on conspiracy charges
(Pennsylvania) -- A former Mohegan Sun Pocono boss accused of conspired in a rigged Easter egg drawing in exchange for a cut of the winnings was arraigned on felony...
article Former Mohegan Sun Pocono VP helped rig Easter Egg contest
(Pennsylvania) -- A former senior exec at the Mohegan Sun Pocono casino in Pennsylvania has been arraigned on charges related to a fixed Easter Egg contest. On Wednesday...
article Judge finds Mohegan Sun Arena protest policy illegal
(Pennsylvania) -- Mohegan Sun Arena cannot impose sweeping bans on vulgarity or voice amplification on protestors, nor can it confine leafletters to barricaded areas, a...

4/8/2018

article Review: Lorde takes Mohegan Sun by storm in Saturday concert
(Connecticut) -- Ah, to be young, cool and talented! Lorde was already hip on record. The singer-songwriter, now 21, produced an acclaimed and adventurous album when she...

4/5/2018

article 5-pepper Burrito Day promo requires waiver to order
(Connecticut) -- The restaurant is offering an off-the-menu special — the Cinco Chiles Burrito — a spicy three-pounder with five different kinds of chili...

4/4/2018

article Man Missing From Mohegan Sun Found Safe: Update
(Connecticut) -- A Silver Alert has been canceled for 63-year-old William Dubauskas, who was reported missing from Mohegan Sun on April 3 but has been found safe,...

4/3/2018

article Mohegan Tribe extends partnership with Basketball Hall of Fame
(Connecticut) -- The gaming facility owned by the Mohegan Tribe has extended its partnership with the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame amid growing competition...
press release Justin Timberlake to perform at Mohegan Sun Arena in Dec.
(Connecticut) -- Justin Timberlake will be bringing his “The Man of The Woods Tour” to Eastern Connecticut this year. Live Nation confirmed Tuesday the pop...

4/2/2018

article New $80m expo center at Mohegan Sun to debut this summer
(Connecticut) -- The Uncasville, Connecticut-headquartered Mohegan Tribe will reportedly debut its $80 million Mohegan Sun Exposition Center by Memorial Day. Located...
article Mohegan Sun, MGM both partnering with Basketball Hall of Fame
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan Sun and MGM Springfield are competing for more than gamblers. They’re vying for the attention of basketball fans, too, at least those...

3/29/2018

article Breaking Down The PA Online Gambling Market: Mohegan Sun Pocono
(Pennsylvania) -- Pocono Downs is synonymous with the history of horse racing in Pennsylvania. Located in the foothills of the Pocono Mountains near Wilkes-Barre, the 5/...
article The history of Mohegan Sun Pocono
(Pennsylvania) -- Pocono Downs is synonymous with the history of harness racing in Pennsylvania. Located in the foothills of the Pocono Mountains near Wilkes-Barre, the...

3/28/2018

article Mohegan Sun’s new expo center almost ready for its debut
(Connecticut) -- Local, tribal and casino officials gathered Wednesday morning for a tour of the nearly finished, $80 million Mohegan Sun Exposition and Convention...

3/27/2018

article Mohegan Sun CEO interview hints S. Korea timing
(Connecticut) -- A senior executive of a U.S.-based casino firm planning a major gaming project in Incheon, South Korea, has talked in an interview of hoping to see...

3/26/2018

article Mohegan's new CEO helping engineer domestic, global diversification
(Connecticut) -- Mario Kontomerkos' engineering degree has come in handy since he took over as president and CEO of Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment (MGE) in...
article Man Charged In Hotel Room Burglary, Vehicle Theft: Ledyard PD
(Connecticut) -- Police said a Massachusetts man is accused of stealing cash, credit cards and more from a Ledyard hotel room, then stealing a woman's car. The...

3/25/2018

article Massachusetts Man Arrested After Breaking Into Motel Room
(Connecticut) -- A Massachusetts man was arrested late Friday night after police said he broke into a motel room, stole cash and credit cards from a woman and purchased...

3/23/2018

article Mohegan Sun Joins Foxwoods In Publicly Supporting Legal Online Gambling
(Connecticut) -- Connecticut is starting to look like the No. 1 candidate to legalize online gambling in 2018. Why? The state’s other gaming tribe has said it also...

3/22/2018

press release Mohegan Sun Golf Club named 'Best Casino Course' by Golfweek
(Connecticut) -- One of the leading golf magazines, Golfweek, recently announced their recognitions for golf courses across the country, and Mohegan Sun Golf Club (MSGC...

3/20/2018

article Tribal gaming executive said to be a witness in Bill Cosby criminal trial
(Connecticut) -- A gaming executive who works for the Mohegan Tribe and previously worked for the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation might testify at Bill Cosby's...

3/19/2018

article Mohegan Gaming’s chief operating officer to retire by year’s end
(Connecticut) -- Tom Burke, Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment’s chief operating officer, plans to retire by the end of the year, according to a filing with the U....
article Gearing up for another season at the Downs
(Pennsylvania) -- Saturday night marked the start of the racing season at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, kicking off eight months of live harness races at the 5/8-mile...

3/15/2018

article Noka promoted at Mohegan Sun
(Connecticut) -- A 13-year employee of Mohegan Sun in Uncasville has been named the casino and entertainment center’s vice president of new markets. Randy Noka now...

3/14/2018

article Second ex-casino employee araigned in Easter promotion scheme
(Pennsylvania) -- A former Mohegan Sun Pocono casino employee who allegedly rigged plastic eggs for an Easter sweepstakes in 2014 was arraigned Wednesday. Colin Ray...
press release Mohegan Sun ranks as No. 12 national destination
(Connecticut) -- U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in rankings and consumer advice, recently announced updated travel rankings for 2018, and topping the...

3/13/2018

article Ex-casino employee arraigned in Easter promotion scheme
(Pennsylvania) -- A former host at Mohegan Sun Pocono casino accused of participating in a scheme to rig an Easter sweepstakes in 2014 was arraigned Tuesday. Kenneth...
article Cirque Dreams Revealed Wows Mohegan Sun Audience
(Connecticut) -- Cirque Dreams Revealed hit the Mohegan Sun stage over the weekend, impressing the audience with a 75-minute exhilarating performance. Founder and...

3/12/2018

article Mohegan Sun promotes Randy Noka, Narragansett Tribal Member to Vice President of New Markets
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan Sun, located in Uncasville, Conn. and one of the largest entertainment gaming, dining and shopping destinations in the United States, recently...
article Mohegan executive said to be potential witness in second Cosby trial
(Connecticut) -- A top Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment executive said Monday he had “no understanding” of reports that Bill Cosby’s attorneys want...

3/9/2018

article Mohegan Sun promotes Randy Noka to vice president of new markets
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan Sun announced it recently promoted Randy Noka to vice president of new markets, a post in which he is responsible for expanding the casino...

3/8/2018

article Mohegan Sun promotes Narragansett Tribal Member to VP of New Markets
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan Sun announced Thursday morning it has promoted Narragansett Tribal Member Randy Noka to VP of New Markets, according to a press release.
article Mohegan Sun names VP of new markets
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan Sun recently named Narragansett tribal member Randy Noka as vice president of new markets. In this role he will lead a group focused on...
press release Mohegan Sun promotes Randy Noka to Vice President of New Markets
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan Sun, located in Uncasville, Connecticut, and one of the largest entertainment, gaming, dining and shopping destinations in the U.S., recently...

3/7/2018

article Mohegan to open Crossville plant
(Alabama) -- The Town of Crossville officially welcomed Mohegan Renewable Energy to Sand Mountain on Monday. Government officials joined dozens of industry leaders for...

3/6/2018

article Ex-casino executive faces more charges
(Pennsylvania) -- Already serving a federal prison sentence for money laundering, the former vice president of player development at Mohegan Sun Pocono was hit Tuesday...

3/5/2018

article Migos, Russ Heading To Hartford; U2 Announces Mohegan Show
(Connecticut) -- Atlanta hip-hop artists Migos and Russ have announced they will play Hartford’s Xfinity Theatre on May 18 at 8 p.m. as part of Hot 93.7’s...
article U2 set to finish North American tour at Mohegan Sun
(Connecticut) -- Live Nation announced today, U2 will be in Uncasville on Tuesday, July 3rd as the final North American show date of U2’s upcoming eXPERIENCE +...

2/25/2018

article Man Tries To Run Over Cop After Fleeing Mohegan Sun: Report
(Connecticut) -- Justin Eccleston, 22, of Meriden is accused of trying to run over a Mohegan Tribal police officer after he fled Mohegan Sun Saturday, NBC Connecticut...
article Police: Man tried to run over officer while fleeing casino
(Connecticut) -- Connecticut State Police say a man has been arrested after attempting to run over a police officer while fleeing the scene of an assault at a casino.

2/21/2018

article Police: Mohegan Sun patrons helped stop would-be purse thief
(Connecticut) -- A Westerly man is facing charges after police said he snatched a purse in the Casino of the Sky earlier this month and attempted to flee.

2/18/2018

article BLOG: Mohegan Sun Pocono Online Casino Preview
(Pennsylvania) -- Mohegan Sun Pocono was the first Pennsylvania casino to offer slots to the public, and from the looks of it, the property will be among the first to...

2/15/2018

article Mohegan Sun slots profit down 5 percent in January
(Connecticut) -- According to a report prepared by the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority for the month of January, slot machine revenue from Mohegan Sun casino is down by...

2/14/2018

article Self-Exclusion List Violations Remain A Small But Persistent Problem For PA Land-Based Casinos
(Pennsylvania) -- Downs Racing, LP – the operator of Mohegan Sun Pocono – has received a $7,500 fine by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board for violating...

2/5/2018

article Mohegan Gaming reports net income of $29.2M for Q1 of fiscal year
(Connecticut) -- Tribal gaming operator Mohegan Gaming and Entertainment (MGE) is primed for an improved 2018 reporting net income of $29.2 million for the first quarter...

2/1/2018

article Electric City Roasting Company will open at Mohegan Sun Pocono
(Pennsylvania) -- Electric City Roasting Company will open at Mohegan Sun Pocono Thursday, the casino announced. The coffee roasting company is based in Throop and was...

1/26/2018

press release Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment Invites You to Join Its Fourth Quarter Fiscal 2017 Operating Results Conference Call
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment, or MGE, will host a conference call and simultaneous webcast regarding its fourth quarter fiscal 2017 operating...

1/24/2018

article Mohegan Sun’s Motion to Complete the Administrative Record in Casino Litigation Denied
(Massachusetts) -- When the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) awarded a gaming license to Wynn to operate a casino in Everett, Massachusetts, MGC effectively chose...
article Casino value to stay at $152M
(Pennsylvania) -- The assessed value for the Mohegan Sun Pocono casino property in Plains Twp. will remain. $152.5 million because Mohegan Sun and the Wilkes-Barre Area...

1/18/2018

article Molly O’Sheas Irish Pub & Eatery holds grand opening at Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre on Feb. 3
(Pennsylvania) -- Mohegan Sun Pocono has announced that it will host a grand opening celebration for the all-new Molly O’Sheas Irish Pub & Eatery in the Wilkes...

1/16/2018

article Mohegan Sun kept $50 million in slots revenue in December
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan Sun reported Tuesday that it kept $50 million in slot-machine “win” after paying out prizes last month. The amount was one-tenth of...

1/15/2018

article Mohegan Sun Casino Restaurant Week offers dining specials, deals
(Connecticut) -- As seen in cities nationwide, "Restaurant Week" is a tradition that brings food aficionados and casual diners together to enjoy once-a-year...

1/3/2018

article Mohegan Sun's revenues were up 6 percent in fiscal 2017, Foxwoods' down 1 percent
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan Sun's Connecticut operations netted $1.08 billion in revenue in the fiscal year that ended Sept. 30, a year-over-year increase of nearly 5.7...
article South Korea Casino Kangwon Land Ordered to Reduce Operating Hours, Mass Gaming Tables
(South Korea) -- Kangwon Land, the only South Korea casino where citizens are allowed to gamble, has been ordered by the country’s Ministry of Culture, Sports and...

12/29/2017

press release Snoop Dogg to visit Mohegan Sun Wine and Food Fest
(Connecticut) -- Multi-platinum artist, actor and entertainment icon Snoop Dogg is scheduled to attend Sun Wine & Food Fest at Mohegan Sun this January. Snoop Dogg...

12/28/2017

article Top stories 2017: Mohegans purchase former Norwich Hospital
(Connecticut) -- The deal was signed April 19 by Preston and Mohegan leaders to turn over the 388-acre former Norwich Hospital property to Mohegan Gaming and...

12/21/2017

press release Mohegan Sun signs agreement with Marine Trades Association
(Connecticut) -- It was announced today from The Cabaret Theatre inside Mohegan Sun that the Connecticut Marine Trades Association (CMTA) signed the first year's...

12/20/2017

article Prince’s estate suing over YouTube videos recorded at Mohegan Sun
(Connecticut) -- Prince brought the funk to Mohegan Sun Arena when he performed there on three consecutive nights in December 2013. Four years later, his estate has...

12/19/2017

article Mohegan Sun Nov. slot revenue inches up
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan Sun said Friday it posted a slight gain in slot revenues for the month of November. The Uncasville casino operator reported $47.5 million in...
article Mohegan Sun Fined $1 Million In Wake Of Loyalty Club Scam, License Issues
(Pennsylvania) -- Mohegan Sun Pocono was fined $1 million by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) last week, in part due to the Pennsylvania casino’s role...

12/15/2017

article Mohegan Tribe pays a record $1 million in gaming fines for lapses in Pennsylvania
(Pennsylvania) -- The Mohegan Tribe has been fined $1 million in connection with its commercial gaming operation in Pennsylvania.The Mohegan Sun Pocono was fined $550,...

12/14/2017

article Pa. Gaming Control Board hands down record fines
(Pennsylvania) -- State gambling regulators have slapped the Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs casino with record fines totaling $1 million for what it called failing to...
article Mohegan Sun Pocono Dealt Record Fine Over Casino Slots Fraud Debacle
(Pennsylvania) -- The Mohegan Sun Pocono was slapped with a $1 million fine this week, the largest penalty ever doled out by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB...
article Mohegans' Pa. casino fined $1M for business irregularities
(Pennsylvania) -- Mohegan Sun Pocono, a Wilkes-Barre, Pa. casino owned by Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment, has been fined $1 million for free slot play and vendor...
article Pa. Gambling Board Issues $1M Fine Against Tribal Casino (sub req)
(Pennsylvania) -- Mohegan Sun Pocono, a gambling establishment owned and operated by the Mohegan Tribe, has been fined $1 million for failing to follow internal...

12/13/2017

article Mohegan Sun Pocono Casino fined $1M
(Pennsylvania) -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board approved two fines totaling $1 million today against Mohegan Sun Pocono casino in Plains Twp. The first fine was...
article Mohegans’ Pennsylvania casino fined $1 million over lapses in financial procedures
(Pennsylvania) -- Pennsylvania gaming regulators Wednesday approved $1 million in fines against Downs Racing LP, operator of Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre, Pa....
article Reality show hopefuls convene at casino to convince they can “outwit, outplay, outlast”
(Connecticut) -- Hundreds of prospective "Survivor" contestants on Wednesday flocked to a tribal casino in the hopes of someday attending a tribal council....

12/6/2017

article Mohegan Sun aims to expand CT reach with Bridgeport Arena deal
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan Sun, which is embroiled in a legal and public relations battle with MGM Resorts International over gaming rights in Connecticut, on Wednesday...
press release Mohegan Sun signs partnership with Webster Bank Arena
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan Sun, the premier entertainment destination in the Northeast, announced today an exclusive partnership with the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport...
article Mohegan Sun to bring concerts, events to Bridgeport arena
(Connecticut) -- Connecticut’s largest city is reaping some benefits from being at the center of a big money battle between gambling titans — MGM Resorts...

11/28/2017

article Mohegan tribal police disclose reports of noncriminal activity, tribal official says
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan tribal police disclose reports of their investigations of noncriminal incidents that occur at Mohegan Sun and elsewhere on the tribe’s...

11/27/2017

article Mohegan Sun CEO On Millennials And Rural Nightclubs
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan Sun's new CEO craves his anonymity. Mario Kontomerkos prefers to eschew photo opportunities so he can mingle with guests and employees...

11/26/2017

article Trans-Siberian Orchestra launches Christmas season at Mohegan Sun Casino (review)
(Connecticut) -- Trans-Siberian Orchestra kicked off the Christmas season at Mohegan Sun Casino with a pair of holiday concerts on Sunday. On its first tour since the...

11/22/2017

article Watch: Dana White Explains How One Tattoo Almost Bankrupted the UFC
(Connecticut) -- Back in 2000, Dana White and the Fertitta brothers purchased the Ultimate Fighting Championship for just 2 million dollars. 17 years later, they sold...

11/21/2017

article Mohegan Gaming says it had another strong quarter
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan Sun led its corporate parent, Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment, to a strong fourth-quarter finish, company officials announced Tuesday in a...
article Mohegan tribe's 4Q profits up 25%
(Connecticut) -- The tribal operator of Mohegan Sun said its fourth quarter profits climbed 25 percent from higher gaming and non-gaming revenues. Mohegan Gaming &...
article New CFO named at Mohegan Sun Pocono
(Pennsylvania) -- With more than two decades in the casino industry, most recently as vice president of finance at Hollywood Casino in Baton Rouge, La., Bradford Cobb...

11/20/2017

article American tribe delays casino proposal
(South Korea) -- The Mohegan Sun casino in South Korea is suffering several delays, as reported by the operators, the American Native Tribe of Mohegan. The official...

11/16/2017

press release Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment Invites You to Join Its Fourth Quarter Fiscal 2017 Operating Results Conference Call
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment, or MGE, will host a conference call and simultaneous webcast regarding its fourth quarter fiscal 2017 operating...

11/13/2017

article Mohegans push back Inspire groundbreaking, host South Korean officials
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment now expects to break ground on its South Korea resort casino development in the spring, the Mohegan Tribe’s...

11/10/2017

article Former Mohegan Sun Pocono exec fined for not disclosing all business ties
(Pennsylvania) -- A former area casino executive agreed to pay a $60,000 fine to state gambling regulators for failing to disclose his interest in local companies that...

11/8/2017

article Former Mohegan Sun CEO agrees to $60,000 fine
(Connecticut) -- Bobby Soper, the former Mohegan Sun executive who abruptly resigned in February, agreed to pay a $60,000 fine for failing to properly disclose his...
article PA Gaming Control Board approves fines for two harness racing track and slot machine casino operators
(Pennsylvania) -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board approved fines totaling $79,500 for two harness racing track and slot machine casino operators.

11/7/2017

article Molly O’Sheas to open at Mohegan Sun Pocono in winter 2018
(Connecticut) -- A bit o’ the Irish is coming to Mohegan Sun Pocono. An all-new new Irish pub and eatery — Molly O’Sheas — is set to open in the...

11/1/2017

article Mohegan Sun hosts Vets Rock concert with Joe Walsh and Eddie Money
(Connecticut) -- Lending his talents to a handful of bands, such as James Gang, the Party Boys, and Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band and, not to mention, the Eagles...

10/31/2017

article Pennsylvania’s gambling expansion could mean more casinos, betting online, in airports, at truck stops
(Pennsylvania) -- When Pennsylvania’s governor authorized a major expansion of gambling Monday, it raised the possibility that the Mohegan Tribe could pursue a...
article Montville woman receives $1.45 million settlement in drunken driving crash
(Connecticut) -- A Montville woman who was critically injured last year in a head-on crash on Route 12 has received a $1.45 million settlement from the estate of a man...
article Montville woman severely injured in 2016 collision reaches $1.45M settlement
(Connecticut) -- A Montville woman has reached a $1.45 million settlement with the estate of a man responsible for a head-on collision in 2016 that left the woman...

10/30/2017

article Mohegan Gaming, new CEO agree to contract terms
(Connecticut) -- Mario Kontomerkos, Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment’s new president and chief executive officer, has agreed to a three-year contract extension...

10/24/2017

article Mohegan Sun named Casino of the Year
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan Sun Casino in Uncasville, Connecticut, has been named Casino of the Year at the 2017 International Entertainment Buyers Association. The casino...
press release Mohegan Sun reveals Thanksgiving specials
(Connecticut) -- This Thanksgiving, some of the best dining and retail options across Mohegan Sun, such as Michael Jordan's Steak House and Coach, are featuring...

10/21/2017

press release Mohegan Sun Pocono Names Erica Tessier New Vice President of Marketing
(Pennsylvania) -- Mohegan Sun Pocono is pleased to announce Erica Tessier as the new Vice President of Marketing. A seasoned casino veteran specializing in casino...

10/18/2017

article Mohegan Sun Exposition Center Celebrates Construction Milestone
(Connecticut) -- The Mohegan Sun Exposition Center expansion project is more than one-third complete and on schedule for a June 2018 opening. Last month, the leaders of...

10/9/2017

article Mohegan Sun to host music competition
(Connecticut) -- A live music competition will be held from 8 to 11 p.m. Wednesdays, Oct. 25 through Nov. 29 at Mohegan Sun, 1 Mohegan Sun Blvd., Uncasville.

9/27/2017

article Mohegan Sun offers online look at ‘Back of House’
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan Sun pulled back the curtain Wednesday, launching “Back of House,” an online TV series offering glimpses of the behind-the-scenes...

9/26/2017

article Mohegan Sun expo center adds jobs as project advances
(Connecticut) -- The Mohegan tribe on Monday celebrated progress made on its $80 million Exposition Center at Mohegan Sun, a project that has created 400 temporary and...

9/25/2017

article Mohegan Sun to open new expo and convention center
(Connecticut) -- A new expo and convention center is opening next year at Mohegan Sun Casino. The nearly quarter million square foot floor space is designed to attract...
article Mohegans cheer convention center project’s progress
(Connecticut) -- Leaders of the Mohegan Tribe, construction workers and state and local officials took turns Monday signing their names in marker to a steel construction...
article Mohegan Sun Pocono pays over $400,000 to Plains Township
(Pennsylvania) -- As part of its agreement to continue to provide crucial local share funds, Mohegan Sun Pocono has paid over $400,000 to Plains Township to use to...

9/23/2017

article Mohegan Sun to ‘top off’ convention center project
(Connecticut) -- The Mohegan Sun Exposition Center is moving along. Mohegan Sun officials will mark a milestone in the center’s construction Monday, hosting a...
article TMZ: Allen Iverson Hits Another Casino? Bet Your Ass.
(Connecticut) -- Allen Iverson's nationwide casino gambling tour continues ... this time, hitting up a high stakes roulette table in Pennsylvania and TMZ Sports has...

9/20/2017

article Driver of Charter Bus in Fatal Queens Crash Was Fired by M.T.A.
(New York) -- A charter bus driven by a man who had been fired two years ago by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority barreled through an intersection in Queens...

9/19/2017

article Norman Seabrook claims $20G found in his safe was casino prize money, not bribes
(New York) -- Former correction union boss Norman Seabrook has a perfectly good explanation for having some $20,000 in his home safe — he won it at a casino, a new...

9/17/2017

article Mohegan Gaming and Entertainment appoints Mario Kontomerkos
(Connecticut) -- In Connecticut, the federally-recognized Mohegan Tribe has announced that its casino-operating Mohegan Gaming and Entertainment vehicle has selected...
article New CEO played key role in expanding Mohegan Gaming portfolio
(Connecticut) -- In 1998, fresh out of Cornell, where he earned an industrial engineering degree in operational research, Mario Kontomerkos started digging into “...

9/14/2017

article Mohegan Gaming & Ent. announces Mario Kontomerkos as CEO
(New York) -- Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment (MGE), has announced the appointment of Mario Kontomerkos as its new Chief Executive Officer, effective October 16th....

9/13/2017

article Mohegan Gaming promotes Chief Financial Officer to CEO
(Connecticut) -- US tribal casino operator Mohegan Gaming and Entertainment (MGE) has announced the appointment of Mario Kontomerkos to the post of Chief Executive...
article New CEO of Mohegan Sun touts company’s expansion
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan Sun will expand non-gambling amenities at its flagship property in Connecticut as the company takes on new partnerships around the world amid...
article WFAN host’s legal woes jeopardize Mohegan Sun eatery
(Connecticut) -- Craig Carton, the WFAN sports talk show host charged with running a Ponzi scheme to pay gambling debts, may not be branding a restaurant at Mohegan Sun...
press release Paragon Casino announces refresh to brand; updates to interior
(Louisiana) -- The Paragon Casino Resort recently rolled out several updates to its facilities and advertising efforts as a part of a brand refresh with management...

9/12/2017

article Mohegan Gaming elevating chief financial officer to CEO
(Connecticut) -- Mario Kontomerkos, credited with overseeing Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment’s improving financial outlook as chief financial officer, will...
article New CEO of Mohegan Sun Touts Company's Expansion
(Connecticut) -- The new chief executive officer for the company that owns the Mohegan Sun casino says it will continue expanding non-gambling amenities amid growing...

9/11/2017

article Darien man arrested for a third time for selling drugs, alcohol to teens
(Connecticut) -- A 51-year-old Darien man has been arrested for a third time after allegedly supplying drugs and alcohol to teens as young as 12. Mark Yarish of Cherry...

9/3/2017

article 'I Love the 90s' brought R&B hits to Mohegan Sun Casino (review)
(Connecticut) -- Concertgoers were promised a party. The "I Love the 90's: The Party Continues" tour stopped by the Mohegan Sun Arena on Saturday night,...

8/31/2017

article Cocktail waitress in casino embezzlement scheme gets house arrest, probation
(Pennsylvania) -- The former cocktail waitress who swiped player's card information as part of an inside job to defraud Mohegan Sun Pocono out of more than $420,000...

8/30/2017

article BLOG: Which East Coast Casino Did USA Today Name Best In The Nation?
(Connecticut) -- A Native American casino in the middle of a Connecticut forest has been voted the country’s best. In fact, Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut...

8/16/2017

article Tensions haven’t affected Mohegans’ South Korea project
(South Korea) -- An easing in U.S.-North Korea tensions was welcome news Wednesday for Mohegan tribal officials pursuing development of a $1.6 billion casino resort in...
article Mohegan Sun president says popular shows help drive success
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan Sun posted another month of gains from its slot machines as July revenue rose 3.5 percent from a year ago. Foxwoods Resort Casino’s...

8/13/2017

article Your next job may be at casino
(Pennsylvania) -- Mohegan Sun Pocono in Plains Twp. will host a career fair Monday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Keystone Grand Ballroom. Full- and part-time positions...

8/11/2017

article Q&A: Mohegan Sun Rising in the Online Marketplace
(Connecticut) -- Last month Mohegan Sun was voted the No. 1 casino in the U.S. by readers of USA Today. The Connecticut-based brand, operated by the Mohegan Tribe,...

8/9/2017

article In A Big Year, DJ Khaled Stops At Mohegan
(Connecticut) -- DJ Khaled's collaboration with Rihanna, "Wild Thoughts," released in mid-June, could be the slow-burn tune of late-summer 2017. It's a...

8/5/2017

article Mohegan Sun Pocono cuts 7 management jobs
(Pennsylvania) -- Seven people in management positions at Mohegan Sun Pocono casino in Plains Twp. were notified Tuesday that their jobs were eliminated, according to...
article Gambler sentenced for defrauding Pa. casino out of thousands
(Pennsylvania) -- A gambler has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for his role in a scheme that defrauded a Pennsylvania casino of more than $420,000.
article Man who bilked casino says he’s sorry, gets 18 months
(Pennsylvania) -- As the judge handed down the sentence Friday morning, gambler Mark Joseph Heltzel wiped his eyes. For his involvement in an inside job to defraud...

8/4/2017

article 7 lose management positions in Mohegan Sun Pocono reorganization
(Connecticut) -- A reorganization at Mohegan Sun Pocono this week has left seven employees, director level and above, out of a job. According to Cody Chapman, public...
article Prince’s band, The Revolution, pays tribute to him at Mohegan Sun’s Wolf Den
(Connecticut) -- Prince is gone but The Revolution, the original band he formed and played with during his “Purple Rain” era, will pay tribute to him at...
article Kenny Chesney enters Walk of Fame at Mohegan Sun Arena
(Connecticut) -- Fans of Kenny Chesney, known as the No Shoes Nation, will be descending on Mohegan Sun Arena , as the country star takes the stage for two shows,...
article Federal prison awaits Dallas man who gambled away ‘American dream’
(Texas) -- Mark Heltzel was living “the American dream.” But a loving family and the prosperity brought by a successful career in finance was gambled away...
article Gambler in casino scam sentenced to serve 18 months
(Pennsylvania) -- As the judge handed down the sentence Friday morning, gambler Mark Joseph Heltzel wiped his eyes. For his involvement in an inside job to defraud...

8/3/2017

article Goo Goo Dolls' bassist talks touring, new EP before Boston, Mohegan Sun Casino shows
(Massachusetts) -- As most musicians around long enough to remember the era before streaming music - also known as the 1990s - understand the challenges of simply...

8/2/2017

article Management positions cut at Mohegan Tribe’s Pa. casino
(Pennsylvania) -- Seven management positions have been eliminated at Mohegan Sun Pocono, the Mohegan Tribe-owned casino in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., a Mohegan Sun spokesman...

7/31/2017

article Mohegan Sun to break ground in South Korea by end of year
(South Korea) -- Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment (MGE), headquartered in Uncasville, Connecticut announced late last week that the company plans to break ground on...
article Mohegan Sun to start South Korean project
(South Korea) -- American casino company Mohegan Sun announced the beginning of its South Korean project. In the upcoming months, the consortium led by Mohegan Tribal...
article US tribal casino operator plans South Korea casino before end of the year
(South Korea) -- The US Mohegan tribe, which operates the Mohegan Sun land-based casino in Connecticut, is reportedly planning to start building a new casino in Incheon...
article Attorney: Gambler ensnared in Mohegan Sun scheme ‘succumbed to temptation’
(Pennsylvania) -- Seduced by the bright lights and allure of the new casino in town, Mark Heltzel gave in to temptation, first snubbing his wife and daughters before...
article Gambler involved in casino scam deserves leniency, family says
(Pennsylvania) -- The gambler central to a scheme to defraud Mohegan Sun Pocono out of more than $420,000 has suffered “catastrophic consequences” for his...

7/29/2017

article Mohegan Gaming and Entertainment has sights set on South Korea
(South Korea) -- US regional casino operator Mohegan Gaming and Entertainment has officially confirmed its plans to start building a casino resort in South Korea by the...
press release The Traveling Spa Team at The Hyatt Place Mohegan Offers Tips to Mohegan Sun Area Visitors on Playing and Staying on a Budget
(Connecticut) -- Play Monday-Thursday instead of the weekend, saving a budget savvy traveler hundreds of dollars. During the week there are free shows and discounted...

7/28/2017

article Mohegan Sun eyes to break ground for S. Korea’s casino before year-end
(South Korea) -- It’s all systems go for U.S. tribal casino operator Mohegan Sun’s planned casino project in Incheon, South Korea. Mohegan Sun eyes to break...

7/27/2017

article Mohegan Sun to break ground for Korea scheme by end 2017
(South Korea) -- U.S. regional tribal casino operator Mohegan Gaming and Entertainment says it plans to start construction of its new casino resort in Incheon, near...
article Mohegan Sun parent’s profit brightens on rebound
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan Sun Casino’s parent entity reported a 68 percent increase in fiscal third quarter profit thanks in part to gains in Connecticut gambling...
article Mohegan tribe's 3Q profits up 68%
(Connecticut) -- The tribal operator of Mohegan Sun, which is plotting growth in Connecticut and internationally, said Thursday its third quarter profits surged 68.1...

7/26/2017

article Mohegan Sun earns top USA Today ranking
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan Sun has been named the most popular casino in the U.S., as part of USA Today's 10 Best Readers' Choice Awards. The Uncasville casino...
article Mohegan Tribe dethrones Pechanga Band to win USA Today poll of casinos
(Connecticut) -- Call it a battle of East vs. West as the Mohegan Tribe dethroned the Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians to win USA Today's poll of best casinos in the...
article Readers rank Mohegan Sun #1 casino in the U.S.
(Connecticut) -- The Mohegan Sun casino in Uncasville has been ranked as the top casino in the United States, according to this year’s USA TODAY 10Best Readers...

7/25/2017

article Mohegan Sun named number one casino in readers choice awards
(Connecticut) -- A recent report named a Connecticut casino the best in the nation. Mohegan Sun was announced as the number one in USA Today’s 10Best Readers...

7/24/2017

article Queen with Adam Lambert thrill Mohegan Sun Casino crowd (review, photos)
(Connecticut) -- After touring on and off with Queen guitarist Brian May and drummer Roger Taylor for six years, Adam Lambert still finds it necessary to explain himself...

7/23/2017

article Queen with Adam Lambert thrill Mohegan Sun Casino crowd (review, photos)
(Connecticut) -- After touring on and off with Queen guitarist Brain May and drummer Roger Taylor for six years, Adam Lambert still finds it necessary to explain himself...

7/21/2017

article Mohegan Sun Hires Industry Vet John Washko as VP of Convention Sales
(Connecticut) -- John Washko has been appointed the new vice-president of exhibitions and convention sales at Mohean Sun in Uncasville, CT.
article John Washko Named New VP Convention Sales for Mohegan Sun
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan Sun has announced the hiring of John Washko as vice president of exhibitions and conventions sales. Washko has held previous executive level...

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