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Mohegan Head Says Casino Theft Not Reason For CEO's Exit [sub req.]

The Mohegan Tribe's leader insisted Thursday that the February resignation of former Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority President and CEO Robert Soper wasn't connected with an investigation into an alleged theft conspiracy at a Mohegan casino in Pennsylvania, following the company's filing of a settlement with Soper earlier this week.

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4/26/2017

article Mohegan Sun Limo Driver Who Crashed Vehicle Denied Sovereign Immunity by US Supreme Court
(Washington D.C.) -- A Mohegan Sun limo driver involved in a crash on I-95 outside the Mohegan tribe’s sovereign lands may not claim sovereign immunity, the US...
article TURTLE TALK: Jenn Weddle Guest Commentary on Lewis v. Clarke
(Michigan) -- This was the best possible result in this case (a narrow remand). Justice Sotomayor’s opinion keeps tribal employees on equal footing with federal...

4/25/2017

article The Ginormous Royal Suite at Mohegan Sun Casino Is For Ultra High-Rollers Only
(Connecticut) -- Even though Mohegan Sun Resort & Casino is situated on Connecticut's picturesque Thames River, it's still the perfect destination for those...

4/22/2017

article Descendant wants historic cemetery on former Norwich Hospital property protected
(Connecticut) -- Few people probably know that a son of pilgrim William Brewster, a signer of the Mayflower Compact, is buried on a small piece of land surrounded by the...

4/20/2017

article Mohegan Head Says Casino Theft Not Reason For CEO's Exit [sub req.]
(Connecticut) -- The Mohegan Tribe's leader insisted Thursday that the February resignation of former Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority President and CEO Robert Soper...
article Mohegan Tribe Signs Deal for Former Hospital Site
(Connecticut) -- The Town of Preston officials pulled out their pens on Wednesday to approve the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority's plan to redevelop the former...

4/19/2017

article MTGA reaches settlement agreement with former top executive who resigned abruptly
(Connecticut) -- Bobby Soper, the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority chief executive whose abrupt resignation in February came amid a review of financial irregularities at...
article Washington Casino Co-Developed By Mohegans To Open Next Week
(Washington) -- A casino and entertainment complex in the state of Washington that was co-developed by the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority will open Monday, another step...
press release Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority Announces Closing Of Financing For Construction Of Exposition And Convention Center
(Connecticut) -- The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, or the Authority, the owner of Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut, and Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre,...

4/16/2017

article Mohegan Sun slot game produces $1.3 million jackpot winner
(Connecticut) -- Slot games are one of the more popular gaming options found at land based casinos. Affordable and easy to play, slot machines are a top choice for...

4/15/2017

article OP/ED: Chance to develop Preston property arrives, vote yes
(Connecticut) -- How could a development effort 20 years in the making, one with major implications for a small town, reach what appears to be an anticlimactic ending?...

4/14/2017

article Mohegan's March slot revenue climbs 4.2%
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan Sun posted a 4.2 percent increase in slot revenue in March, its first uptick of 2017, according to the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority.
article Proposed Norwich Hospital agreement in the hands of Preston voters Tuesday
(Connecticut) -- Preston — With a yes or no vote Tuesday, residents here will decide whether this small, traditionally farming town will become host to a major...
press release Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority Announces Repricing Of Credit Facilities
(Connecticut) -- The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, or the Authority, the owner of Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut, and Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre,...

4/13/2017

article Another Mohegan Sun Guest Strikes It Big For $1 Million
(Connecticut) -- $1,351,715 was won by Ansonia, CT resident, Denise Poirier, last weekend on a Wheel of Fortune progressive slot machine in Casino of the Sky at Mohegan...

4/12/2017

article Seniors Take a Gamble on Mohegan Sun Trip
(Connecticut) -- On Saturday, April 8, members of Fairfield University’s senior class had the chance to dress to the nines and partake in a night of fine dining...

4/5/2017

press release Mohegan Sun names two new directors
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan Sun is pleased to announce the recent promotion of Don Sikorski and the hiring of Lynn Agnello. Both join the Director level at Mohegan Sun,...

4/4/2017

article Mohegan Sun Pocono in Plains Township to enhance gaming, dining offerings
(Pennsylvania) -- Mohegan Sun Pocono has announced it will enhance its gaming and dining experiences this spring. The entertainment facility at 1280 state Route 315 will...

4/2/2017

article SJC opens casino can of worms
(Massachusetts) -- The State Supreme Judicial Court reopened the casino legal wars on Friday, ruling that Mohegan Sun can challenge the Massachusetts Gaming Commission...

4/1/2017

article Mohegan Sun Pocono officials being initiative to combat underage gambling
(Pennsylvania) -- Mohegan Sun Pocono officials in Pennsylvania have begun an initiative to combat underage gaming. The changes follow a $70,000 fine by state gambling...
article Remodeling, more games in the works for Mohegan Sun Pocono
(Pennsylvania) -- Mohegan Sun Pocono is making enhancements this spring. Plans include redesigning the gaming floor, remodeling Timbers Buffet, and adding more than 250...
article OP/ED: Lawmakers giddy over gambling Grants finance pet projects; treatment rolls snake eyes
(Pennsylvania) -- Local legislators took great delight this week in handing out millions of dollars that gamblers lost last year to state-sanctioned casinos. While...

3/30/2017

press release Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre redesigns gaming floor and Timbers Buffet, adds Fusion Hybrid games
(Pennsylvania) -- From a press release: Since the opening of Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre in 2006, it has grown into one of the biggest gaming and entertainment...

3/29/2017

article Hearing focuses on Mohegan Sun Pocono's license renewal
(Pennsylvania) -- Mohegan Sun Pocono officials have taken steps to tackle underage gaming. The initiative comes after state gambling regulators recently fined the casino...

3/28/2017

article Mohegan Sun Casino Expands Expo Center
(Connecticut) -- Construction is under way on an $80 million, 240,000-square-foot expansion of the Exposition and Convention Center at Mohegan Sun, the casino, hotel,...
article Westfield resident wins big at Mohegan Sun
(Connecticut) -- A Westfield resident had quite the success at Mohegan Sun Casino over the weekend. On Saturday night, Tammy Laraway hit for around $500,000 on a penny...

3/26/2017

article Mohegan Sun fined $70,000 for underage gambling
(Pennsylvania) -- State gambling regulators fined Mohegan Sun Pocono $70,000 on Wednesday for five separate incidents last year when individuals under 21 were illegally...

3/25/2017

article New $80 Million Convention Center Approved for Mohegan Sun
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan Sun officials recently announced the approval of plans to add an $80 million convention center to the casino resort, as reported by the New...

3/24/2017

article Casino Lawsuit Continues for Review of Alleged Open Meeting Law Violations
(Massachusetts) -- The Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) dismissed of a large portion of the Mohegan Sun and City of Revere lawsuit brought against the Massachusetts Gaming...
article Mohegan's $80M convention center another challenge for Hartford
(Connecticut) -- The $80 million convention center Mohegan Sun has started building will mean steeper competition for Hartford, officials say.

3/23/2017

article Mohegan Sun Adding $80 Million Convention Center
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan Sun is taking another step to diversify its flagship casino in southeastern Connecticut, building an $80 million expo and convention center.

3/22/2017

article Mohegan Sun fined $70,000
(Pennsylvania) -- State gambling regulators fined Mohegan Sun Pocono $70,000 Wednesday for five separate incidents last year when individuals under 21 were illegally on...
article Mohegan Sun Pocono fined for 5 underage gambling incidents
(Pennsylvania) -- State gambling regulators fined Mohegan Sun Pocono $70,000 on Wednesday for five separate incidents last year when individuals under 21 were illegally...
article Mohegan Sun to add Expo Center
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan Sun once again is expanding, this time adding a facility to host conventions and trade shows that will go along with the Montville-based resort...

3/21/2017

article Mohegan Sun Casino to open $80M expo center
(Connecticut) -- The Mohegan Sun Casino and Mohegan Tribe will detail their plans on Thursday for a $80 million expo center. The 131,000-sqaure-foot Mohegan Sun Expo...
article Mohegan Sun convention center project’s a go
(Connecticut) -- The Mohegan Tribe is proceeding with plans to add an $80 million convention center to Mohegan Sun, its flagship casino here. The 131,000-square-foot...
article Mohegan Sun expanding with $80M convention center
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan Sun is planning to open a new, $80 million conference center next summer to cater to convention and meeting business. The Expos Center expansion...
article Mohegan Tribe can sue over denial of casino in Massachusetts
(Massachusetts) -- The Mohegan Tribe can pursue a lawsuit for being denied a commercial casino license in Massachusetts, the state's highest court ruled. Mohegan Sun...

3/19/2017

article Mohegan’s Long Shot Lawsuit Pays Off [sub req]
(Massachusetts) -- Las Vegas casino tycoon Steve Wynn is certainly learning the hard way about the perils of developing a mega project in Massachusetts.

3/18/2017

article Charter Oak opens a new branch to serve Mohegan Sun employees [4th item]
(Connecticut) -- Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has opened its newest full-service branch at Mohegan Sun and will also offer employees a new network of ATM machines at...
article Raymond woman wins $1M jackpot at Conn. casino
(Connecticut) -- A Raymond woman won more than $1 million last weekend at Mohegan Sun casino in Connecticut. Alison Anzalone hit a Super 4 Progressive Jackpot for $1,001...

3/17/2017

article Charter Oak opens branch at Mohegan Sun
(Connecticut) -- Charter Oak Federal Credit Union announced it has opened a full-service branch at Mohegan Sun to serve its growing membership there, and will also offer...

3/16/2017

article More Mohegan Trouble
(Connecticut) -- Investigations by the Gaming Control Board and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission into questions about operations at Mohegan Sun at Pocono...

3/14/2017

article Lawsuit Challenging Wynn Boston Harbor’s License Can Proceed, Supreme Judicial Court Says
(Massachusetts) -- Wynn Boston Harbor is currently under construction, but a lawsuit challenging the validity of the resort’s gaming license and its issuance has...
article Pocono: 2017 meet starts on Saturday
(Pennsylvania) -- The Standardbred trotters and pacers will begin their 52nd season of pari-mutuel harness racing in northeast Pennsylvania this Saturday night, March 18...

3/13/2017

article SJC allows Mohegan suit challenging Wynn Boston Harbor license to proceed
(Massachusetts) -- The Supreme Judicial Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts on Friday ruled that a multi-party lawsuit that challenges Wynn Resorts’...

3/11/2017

article Mohegan tribe wins court ruling re Wynn’s Boston-area casino
(Massachusetts) -- Casino operator Mohegan Sun has been granted permission to pursue its lawsuit against the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) over the awarding of...
article SJC: Mohegan can ask for review of decision
(Massachusetts) -- Mohegan Sun’s lawsuit challenging Wynn Resorts’ Bay State gambling license can go forward, according to a state high court decision that...

3/10/2017

article Mohegan Sun wins round in legal fight over Boston-area casino license
(Massachusetts) -- Mohegan Sun has won a key legal battle in its challenge of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission’s 2014 decision to award the greater Boston...
article SJC remands Mohegan Sun suit against gaming commission
(Massachusetts) -- The state’s highest court ruled Friday that Mohegan Sun can continue to pursue its claims that it received unfair treatment when the...
article Connecticut suit could affect tribal compacts
(New Mexico) -- A couple injured after being rear-ended by a tribal casino limo driver 70 miles from the Mohegan Sun casino in Connecticut – and off the...

3/2/2017

article More Mohegan Trouble
(Connecticut) -- Investigations by the Gaming Control Board and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission into questions about operations at Mohegan Sun at Pocono...

2/28/2017

article COLUMN: Mohegans may need Norwich Hospital more than ever
(Connecticut) -- The earth under Connecticut's gambling landscape shifted a lot this week, as a co-chairman of the legislature's Public Safety and Security...

2/20/2017

article Etess thrust into former role as Mohegan gaming CEO in wake of Soper resignation
(Connecticut) -- Mitchell Etess took the better part of a year to “transition” into his September 2015 retirement. It didn’t last much longer than that...
article Soper Out at Mohegan
(Connecticut) -- Without any warning, Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority (MTGA) CEO Bobby Soper announced his resignation last week, forcing the tribe to fall back on a...
article Soper: Resignation is unrelated to casino woes
(Connecticut) -- Bobby Soper, who resigned last Tuesday as president and chief executive officer of Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, wants to clarify the circumstances...
article Former MTGA CEO: exit not tied to Mohegan Sun Pocono fraud
(Pennsylvania) -- The former CEO of the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority (MTGA) is pushing back against suggestions that his abrupt exit had anything to do with an...
article Gaming board investigating Mohegan Sun Casino in Poconos
(Pennsylvania) -- There is "an active investigation" underway at the Mohegan Sun Casino at Pocono Downs, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board confirmed Friday...
article Mohegan Sun Pocono faces fine for ties to unapproved affiliate
(Pennsylvania) -- A probe into financial irregularities at the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority’s Pennsylvania casino may have contributed to this week’s...

2/18/2017

article Gaming board investigating Mohegan Sun Casino in Poconos
(Pennsylvania) -- There is "an active investigation" underway at the Mohegan Sun Casino at Pocono Downs, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board confirmed Friday...
article Mohegan Sun CEO Bobby Soper Resigns Amid Financial Investigation
(Pennsylvania) -- Mohegan Sun CEO Bobby Soper has resigned from his executive role with the tribal gaming company as an investigation into potential financial regulatory...

2/17/2017

article Mohegan CEO resigns amid casino review
(Connecticut) -- Bobby Soper’s resignation Tuesday as president and chief executive officer of Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority came amid a review of financial...

2/16/2017

article Former casino president Soper resigns from Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority
(Connecticut) -- Bobby Soper, president and CEO of Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority and former president of Mohegan Sun Pocono, resigned from his position Tuesday as the...
press release Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority Announces Leadership Change
(Connecticut) -- The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority (the „Authority” or „MTGA”) today announced that President and CEO Robert Soper has resigned...
article Robert Soper resigns from top job with Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority
(Connecticut) -- The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority has announced the immediate resignation of its President and Chief Executive Officer. According to a report from The...
article Soper says he wasn’t involved in financial irregularities at Mohegan Sun Pocono
(Connecticut) -- Bobby Soper’s resignation Tuesday as president and chief executive officer of the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority came amid an ongoing review of...

2/15/2017

article Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority CEO’s surprise resignation
(Connecticut) -- The CEO of the company behind Connecticut’s Mohegan Sun casino has abruptly resigned without indicating where he was going next. On Tuesday,...
article Soper says he wasn’t involved in financial irregularities at Mohegan Sun Pocono
(Connecticut) -- Bobby Soper’s resignation Tuesday as president and chief executive officer of the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority came amid an ongoing review of...
article Mohegan Sun reports decline in January slots revenue
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan Sun kept $47.4 million in slot-machine winnings last month, a 2.3 percent decrease over the same month the previous year. That compares with the...
article Mohegan tribe posts 2.1% decrease in slot earnings in January
(Connecticut) -- The Mohegan Sun Casino reported January slot machine revenue of just over $47.4 million on Wednesday, a decrease of 2.1 percent from the same period...

2/14/2017

article Soper resigns as head of Mohegan gaming authority
(Connecticut) -- Bobby Soper, the Mohegan tribal member who’s been the tribe’s top gaming executive since 2015, resigned Tuesday. Soper, 45, who confirmed...

2/11/2017

article Bryan Adams Plots Return to Mohegan Sun this Summer
(Connecticut) -- Multi-platinum selling recording artist Bryan Adams will be plugging in once again and hitting the road with his full band this summer, and they will be...

2/8/2017

article Legal Docket, WORLD Radio’s Classic Book of the Month for February, the WORLD Radio History Book [audio]
(USA) -- Today’s news and legal analysis of a case testing the limits of Native American tribal authority, plus: Emily Whitten recommends “Basic Economics: A...

2/6/2017

article Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority reporting steep losses for its casinos in Q1
(Connecticut) -- The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority (MTGA) is reporting steep losses for its casinos in the first quarter, largely impacted by lower revenues from table...

2/5/2017

article Mohegan Sun to host cornhole tournament
(New York) -- Mohegan Sun will host the Last Bag Standing Cornhole Tournament on Saturday, March 4, in the Uncas Ballroom. Sixty-four teams of two will face off in this...

2/4/2017

article Tribal Sovereign Immunity on Trial at US Supreme Court
(Washington D.C.) -- Tribal sovereignty is the most significant issue facing Indian country. Within tribal sovereignty is the concept of tribal sovereign immunity...
article Funding Approved for Three Rivers Community College, Norwich Hospital Project
(Connecticut) -- The State Bond Commission has awarded Three Rivers Community College (TRCC) in Norwich with nearly $1 million in funding to improve educational services...

2/3/2017

press release Orange Woman Wins Big at Mohegan Sun Casino
(Connecticut) -- Yuen Ying Lee of Orange, Connecticut struck it big on Sunday, January 15th, hitting on a Blackjack Progressive jackpot inside Casino of the Earth. The...

2/1/2017

press release Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority Announces First Quarter Fiscal 2017 Operating Results
(Connecticut) -- The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, or the Authority, the owner and operator of Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut, and Mohegan Sun Pocono in...
article MTGA 1Q losses attributed to table game woes
(Connecticut) -- The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority (MTGA) reported steep losses for its casinos in the first quarter, largely impacted by lower revenues from table...

1/29/2017

article Bucking the trend: Local casinos table revenue dropped in 2016
(Pennsylvania) -- Table games revenue dropped at Mohegan Sun Pocono and Mount Airy Casino Resort last year, bucking the trend statewide. But all told, the 12 state...

1/25/2017

article The challenge of driving tribal gaming forward in 2017
(London) -- Kevin Brown, a member of the Tribal Council and chairman at the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, is one of the many expert speakers at the Tribal Gaming...
article Mohegan Sun Arena named top venue
(Connecticut) -- Pollstar Magazine, Billboard Magazine and Venues Today recently ranked Mohegan Sun Arena among the top concert venues in the world. The venue placed in...

1/24/2017

press release Mohegan Sun Arena ranked number one casino venue worldwide
(Connecticut) -- National industry trade publications Pollstar Magazine, Billboard Magazine and Venues Today recently released their 2016 Year End Special issues, which...

1/21/2017

article CT Senators, Representatives Show Support for Mohegan Sun's Proposed Hospital Project
(Connecticut) -- On Tuesday, Senator Paul Formica (Republican-20), Senator Heather Somers (Republican-18) and Representative Mike France (Republican-42) attended the...

1/20/2017

article State Bond Commission meeting canceled, delaying Norwich Hospital cleanup funds
(Connecticut) -- The state Bond Commission has canceled its Jan. 27 agenda, causing what is expected to be a slight delay in state approval of the final $10 million in...

1/19/2017

article Mohegan tribal leaders will attend Trump inauguration
(Connecticut) -- A contingent of Mohegan tribal leaders will attend Friday’s inauguration of Donald Trump as well as participate in a meeting Thursday between...
article Smashburger opens 1st area restaurant next week in Enfield
(Connecticut) -- Smashburger will open its first Springfield-area location at noon Jan. 25 at 54 Hazard Ave. in Enfield, Connecticut. The first 50 customers will receive...

1/18/2017

article Mohegan Tribe In Talks With Developers Over Norwich Hospital Site
(Connecticut) -- The Mohegan Tribe has applied for planning permissions for its redevelopment of the former Norwich State Hospital site along the Thames River. It marks...
article Mohegans, Malloy Detail Plans For Old Norwich Hospital Site
(Connecticut) -- Standing in a high-rise hotel suite that offered a sweeping view of a former psychiatric hospital along the Thames River in Preston, officials on...
article Project could turn region into a ‘destination,’ officials say
(Connecticut) -- Southeastern Connecticut, long the state’s tourism mecca, could become something much more if the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority’s plan to...

1/17/2017

article Plans to Redevelop Old Norwich Hospital Site Include Hotels, Senior Living, Water Park
(Connecticut) -- The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority has a concept for a $600 million development project at the former Norwich Hospital site in Preston and it includes...

1/14/2017

article Attorneys Can't Ignore Tribal Courts
(Connecticut) -- On Jan. 9, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court heard argument in a case that would never have been there if the plaintiffs' first attorney was paying...
article Mohegan Sun planning $80 million conference center
(New York) -- Long before they christened their second hotel tower a couple of months ago, Mohegan Sun officials were engaged in planning another relatively modest...

1/13/2017

article Uncas School, Mohegan tribe celebrate connection
(Connecticut) -- Uncas School and the Mohegan tribe cemented their long relationship with gifts of friendship, songs, speeches and a poem Friday in the annual Gathering...

1/5/2017

article Mohegan Driver Can't Claim Any Immunity, Justices Told [sub req]
(Connecticut) -- A Connecticut couple has pressed the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a ruling that the driver of a Mohegan Tribe-owned limousine shared the tribe’s...

1/3/2017

article Former Mohegan Sun dealer pleads with judge: ‘All I ask for is forgiveness’
(Pennsylvania) -- An ex-pai gow dealer at Mohegan Sun Pocono pleaded for forgiveness Tuesday, telling a judge he was mired in a seven-year struggle with addiction when...

1/1/2017

article Early countdown at Mohegan Sun makes for early start to celebrations
(Pennsylvania) -- Partygoers came out to the Mohegan Sun Pocono a bit early on Saturday to celebrate the new year, not at midnight but at noon.

12/27/2016

article Talking Points: Mohegan Sun is betting on the courts, strong housing market in Mass.
(Massachusetts) -- Betting on the courts: The fight over Greater Boston’s casino license was supposed to be over two years ago. If only it were that simple. The...

12/26/2016

article Christmas at the casino a winner
(Pennsylvania) -- Christmas came to Mohegan Sun Pocono on Sunday, with many area residents electing to leave coking Christmas dinner up to the chefs at the casino. Tony...

12/25/2016

article Top Stories 2016: Mohegans plan to buy Preston Norwich Hospital property
(Connecticut) -- The Preston Redevelopment Agency and Mohegan tribal leaders announced in May that the tribe plans to purchase the entire 393-acre former Norwich...
article Part of the job, workers punch the clock on Christmas
(Pennsylvania) -- Christmas won’t be complete for Cyndy Seamon unless she goes to work. A full-time employee at Griffin Pond Animal Shelter in South Abington Twp...

12/23/2016

article Official: Casino funds crucial to community
(Pennsylvania) -- Without $3 million in funding each year from Mohegan Sun Pocono’s casino, the township could not continue to operate, Commissioners Chairman...

12/22/2016

article Tribes Say Driver Shares Mohegan's Immunity To Tort Suit [sub req]
(Connecticut) -- Nearly two dozen tribes urged the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday to uphold a ruling that the driver of a Mohegan Tribe-owned limousine shared the tribe...

12/17/2016

article Police: Schuylkill Haven man swiped wallet at casino
(Pennsylvania) -- A Schuylkill Haven man is facing theft charges after state police say he swiped a wallet at Mohegan Sun Pocono. Donald Francis Kachelries, 70, of 613...

12/16/2016

article Mohegan Driver Says He Shares Tribe's Immunity To Tort Suit [sub req]
(Connecticut) -- The driver of a Mohegan Tribe-owned limousine urged the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday to uphold a Connecticut Supreme Court ruling that he shared the...

12/5/2016

article Charter Oak to open branch at Mohegan Sun
(Connecticut) -- The fast-expanding network of Charter Oak Federal Credit Union branches will include a full-service facility at Mohegan Sun next year. Expected to open...

12/3/2016

article Mohegan Sun Anticipates $750M Fee Income From Project Inspire in South Korea
(Connecticut) -- In March, the South Korean government awarded the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority (MTGA) and its two partners a license to develop Project Inspire...

12/2/2016

article Mohegan Sun aims for $750m in fees from Incheon casino
(South Korea) -- Tribal casino operator Mohegan Sun Tribal Gaming Authority (MTGA) is targeting approximately $750m in fees for its partnership in the Incheon casino...
article Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority details South Korea casino investment
(South Korea) -- The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority has announced that it anticipates earning fee incomes of around $750 million as a result of its involvement in the...

12/1/2016

article Mohegan Sun eyes US$750mln in fees re Korea scheme
(South Korea) -- U.S. regional tribal casino operator Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, also known as Mohegan Sun, expects to receive around US$750 million in fee income...
article Casino scammers plead guilty to money laundering conspiracy charges
(Pennsylvania) -- Two men accused of running an inside job that scammed Mohegan Sun Pocono out of hundreds of thousands of dollars pleaded guilty Thursday to federal...
article Last Two Men Involved in Mohegan Sun Casino Thefts Plead Guilty
(Pennsylvania) -- Two of three people accused in a $500,000 scheme to rip off Mohegan Sun Pocono Casino pleaded guilty Thursday afternoon. Negotiations with the...
article Pair admit to roles in gambling scheme at casino, free pending sentencing next year
(Pennsylvania) -- A former Mohegan Sun Pocono casino executive and a Back Mountain man who won more than $422,000 in gambling scheme, folded Thursday, pleading guilty to...

11/30/2016

article Wilkes-Barre Area appeals assessed value of Mohegan Sun Pocono
(Pennsylvania) -- The Wilkes-Barre Area School District on Wednesday appealed the $152.5 million assessed value of Mohegan Sun Pocono, setting the stage for a high-...

11/29/2016

article DOJ Tells Justices Tribal Driver Has No Sovereign Immunity [sub req]
(Washington D.C.) -- The federal government has urged the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a Connecticut Supreme Court ruling that the driver of a Mohegan Tribe-owned...

11/28/2016

press release Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority to Present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2016 Leveraged Finance Conference
(Connecticut) -- Mario C. Kontomerkos, Chief Financial Officer of the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, or the Authority, will present on behalf of the Authority at the...

11/26/2016

article Mohegan Sun Pocono tax battle heads to court
(Pennsylvania) -- Back in June, it was decided that the Mohegan Sun Pocono would be paying more than $223,000 in additional funds for annual taxes after the casino...

11/25/2016

press release Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre runs special Christmas and New Year’s Eve events and promos
(Pennsylvania) -- Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre has announced its plans for Christmas and New Year’s Eve. With festivities throughout the holidays, there is...

11/24/2016

article Casino's effect is mixed
(Pennsylvania) -- A decade after its launch, Mohegan Sun Pocono casino in Plains Township provides entertainment and millions of dollars in tax revenue to the region....
article Successful quarter for Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority
(Connecticut) -- In the United States, the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority has released its financial results for the three months to the end of September showing a 2.1...

11/23/2016

article Mohegan Gaming Authority posts 21 percent 4Q profit increase
(Connecticut) -- The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority has reported a 21 percent increase in profits for its fourth quarter, which ended Sept. 30. The MTGA, which owns and...

11/22/2016

article Mohegan authority posts strong quarter
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan Sun executives reported Tuesday that business was up at the Uncasville casino during the three months that ended Sept. 30, the fourth quarter of...
press release Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority Announces Fourth Quarter Fiscal 2016 Operating Results
(Connecticut) -- The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, or the Authority, the owner and operator of Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut, and Mohegan Sun Pocono in...

11/21/2016

press release Mohegan Sun Officially Unveils Second Hotel
(Connecticut) -- From Mohegan Sun: Mohegan Sun’s 400-room, 242,000 square-foot $139 million Earth Tower, celebrated its grand opening this morning, with a special...
article Mohegan Sun opens USD 139M Earth Tower
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan Sun’s 400-room, 242,000 square-foot USD 139M Earth Tower, celebrated its grand opening on Friday, with a special ribbon cutting event.
article Casino gingerbread house gets tasty touches
(Connecticut) -- Preston Veteran's Memorial School second-graders worked on the annual Gingerbread House at Mohegan Sun Casino Monday, adding cookies and other...

11/20/2016

article VIDEO: Mohegan Sun's Earth Tower Hotel Opens
(Connecticut) -- The Earth Tower Hotel is now open at Mohegan Sun.

11/19/2016

article Date set for pleas in casino scam that netted more than $400K
(Pennsylvania) -- Two men charged with running a scam that cost Mohegan Sun Pocono casino more than $420,000 on Friday got a date to enter their guilty pleas.

11/18/2016

article Earth Tower Hotel Opens At Mohegan Sun
(Connecticut) -- The new $130 million, 400-room Earth Tower Hotel at Mohegan Sun opened Friday. The 13-story tower is the casino resort's second hotel, complementing...
article Neighbors: Mohegan Sun Pocono casino killing businesses
(Pennsylvania) -- A decade after its launch, Mohegan Sun Pocono casino in Plains Township provides entertainment and millions of dollars in tax revenue to the region.

11/15/2016

article Mohegan Sun reports higher slot revenue for October
(Connecticut) -- The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority reported Tuesday that Mohegan Sun Casino received $50.8 million in slot machine revenue for the month of October....
article Mohegan Sun slots revenue was up in October, casino’s anniversary month
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan Sun’s month-long celebration of its 20th anniversary coincided with a hefty increase in its October slots revenue, figures released today...

11/14/2016

article Mohegan Sun Pocono Turns 10, Treats Staff to Celebration
(Pennsylvania) -- It was a night to celebrate a milestone in Luzerne County as Pennsylvania's very first casino, Mohegan Sun Pocono had its 10th anniversary. And to...

11/13/2016

article Neighbors: Casino Killing Businesses
(Pennsylvania) -- A decade after its launch, Mohegan Sun Pocono casino in Plains Twp. provides entertainment and millions of dollars in tax revenue to the region....
article Still rolling: Casino celebrates its first decade
(Pennsylvania) -- A decade ago, the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority opened Pennsylvania’s first casino at a harness racing track on Route 315 in Plains Twp. with...

11/11/2016

article Malloy to help christen Mohegan Sun’s new hotel
(Connecticut) -- With its official debut still a week away, Mohegan Sun’s new $130 million Earth Tower hotel was open for business Friday after a "soft"...
article Three new shops, restaurant opening at Mohegan Sun this month
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan Sun is opening three new shops and a Chick-fil-A restaurant this month, the casino announced. Splendeur A Luxury Boutique opened this week in...
article Vets turn out for Mohegan Sun career fair
(Connecticut) -- Countless shades of brown and green overtook the red and blue decor in Mohegan Sun’s Uncas Ballroom Friday during the casino’s Hiring Our...

11/10/2016

article Casino Steps Up to Help Community Balance Budget
(Pennsylvania) -- Plains township is one of hundreds of communities in Pennsylvania that relies heavily on casino gaming funds, to balance their budget.

11/8/2016

article Mohegan Sun, region welcome The Wall That Heals
(Connecticut) -- Motorcyclists on Wednesday will escort The Wall That Heals, the half-scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., from New London...

11/3/2016

article Mohegan Sun to offer fantasy sports through FanDuel partnership
(Connecticut) -- Connecticut-based Mohegan Sun has agreed a partnership with daily fantasy sports (DFS) operator FanDuel to offer customers access to fantasy sports...

11/1/2016

article Mohegan Sun to partner with FanDuel, online fantasy sports provider
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan Sun announced Monday that it has entered into a partnership with FanDuel, the daily fantasy sports provider. The deal will enable customers to...
article More rooms, more business for Mohegan Sun as “Earth” hotel set to open
(Connecticut) -- At Mohegan Sun casino, there’s no shortage of customers. There has been however, a shortage of places to put them. “We are getting more...
article Preston Riverwalk talks extension 'worth it in the long run'
(Connecticut) -- Negotiations over the sale of the old Norwich Hospital site will continue into 2017 after the town of Preston and the Mohegan tribe reached a memorandum...

10/29/2016

article KISS delivers the goods at Mohegan Sun Casino (review)
(Connecticut) -- From showmen to businessmen, a lot of terms have been thrown around to describe KISS over the course of their 43 year-long career. But as Saturday night...

10/28/2016

article Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority Names New General Counsel
(Connecticut) -- Robert Rubenstein, the former general counsel of the embattled Las Vegas Sands Corp.'s China operations, is taking a gamble on a new casino job....

10/27/2016

article Mohegan Sun, Wilkes-Barre Area agree to take assessment dispute to court
(Pennsylvania) -- In a brief hearing Thursday morning before the Luzerne County Board of Tax Assessment Appeals, attorneys from both Wilkes-Barre Area School District...

10/26/2016

article Mohegan regulator hires Sands exec as VP, general counsel
(Connecticut) -- The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority has added Robert Rubenstein as a vice president and its general counsel, local media reports. Rubenstein was poached...

10/23/2016

article After years of delay, Mohegan Sun to open a scaled-down hotel
(Connecticut) -- A decade ago, when the throngs of gamblers crowding into Mohegan Sun seemed endless, casino officials had something of a happy predicament. How could...

10/21/2016

article Moody’s upgrades Mohegan gaming authority debt
(Connecticut) -- Moody’s Investors Service has upgraded its rating of $1.9 billion in Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority debt. In a news release, the credit-rating...

10/20/2016

article Mohegan Sun Draws Celebrities to 20th Anniversary Gala
(Connecticut) -- Locals and celebrities alike partied at Mohegan Sun’s Ballroom on Saturday, October 15, in celebration of the tribally owned casino and hotel...
article Supreme Court Agrees To Review Sovereign Immunity Decision: Indian Nations Law Update - October 2016
(Washington D.C.) -- The U.S. Supreme Court has picked its first Indian law case for review during the new 2016-17 Court term. The Court will review the Connecticut...

10/17/2016

article Mohegan Sun pulls out all the stops for 20th Anniversary
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan Sun celebrated its 20th Anniversary this weekend with a packed schedule of celebrity appearances, parties, concerts and food. Twenty years ago,...
press release Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority Announces Closing Of Refinancing Transactions
(Connecticut) -- The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, or the Authority, the owner of Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut, and Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre,...

10/15/2016

press release Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority Announces Closing Of Refinancing Transactions
(New England) -- The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, or the Authority, the owner of Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut, and Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre,...

10/12/2016

article Stella on SCOTUS: Lewis v. Clarke
(Washington D.C.) -- The Supreme court heard four Indian Law Cases last term, but the one on its docket today, Lewis v. Clarke, is an extremely important case. Indian...

10/11/2016

article US Supreme Court to Eye Tribal Employee Immunity in Casino Driver's Case
(Connecticut) -- Tort lawsuits against employees of Native American tribes may be on the rise, but a case that the U.S. Supreme Court recently agreed to hear could put...

10/8/2016

article SCOTUS to Decide if Sovereign Immunity of an Indian Tribe Bars Individual Damages Actions
(Washington D.C.) -- The U.S. Supreme Court recently granted certiorari in Lewis v. Clarke. The Supreme Court will resolve a Circuit split about whether the sovereign...

10/7/2016

article US Supreme Court to hear tribal casino employee immunity case
(Washington D.C.) -- The U.S. Supreme Court will tackle the issue of whether a limousine driver for a Mohegan Tribe casino is entitled to sovereign immunity in a...

10/6/2016

article United States Supreme Court may soon consider tribal immunity case
(Washington D.C.) -- Following its summer recess, the United States Supreme Court is back in session and is reportedly due to hear a case considering whether the...

10/4/2016

article Supreme Court Will Hear Tribal Employee Immunity Case
(Washington D.C.) -- Tribe casino is entitled to sovereign immunity in a negligence case stemming from an off-reservation car accident (Lewis v. Clarke, U.S., No. 15-...

10/3/2016

press release Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority Announces Results Of Tender Offers
(Connecticut) -- The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, or the Authority, the owner of Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut, and Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre,...

10/2/2016

article Supreme Court accepts case involving Mohegan Tribe casino employee
(Connecticut) -- The U.S. Supreme Court is still missing one justice but that isn't stopping the remaining members from getting back to work. The court's new...

10/1/2016

article Supreme Court adds 8 cases to 2016 docket
(Washington D.C.) -- The US Supreme Court [official website] on Thursday granted certiorari [order list, PDF] in eight cases [SCOTUSblog report] following its September...

9/30/2016

article U.S. Supreme Court to hear sovereign immunity case involving Mohegan limo driver
(Washington D.C.) -- During its upcoming term, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear a case involving whether the sovereign immunity of an Indian tribe bars lawsuits seeking...
article I-Team: Casino Gaming Money Drying Up?
(Pennsylvania) -- Hundreds of Pennsylvania communities could face major financial problems following a high court ruling concerning casino gaming money. That money is...
press release Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority Announces Pricing of $500 Million of Senior Notes and New Bloomberg Ticker Symbol
(Connecticut) -- The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, or the Authority, the owner of Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut, and Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre,...

9/29/2016

article Lewis and Clarke Get Their Day in Court
(Washington D.C.) -- After a five-year legal voyage, Lewis and Clarke have arrived at the U.S. Supreme Court. The justices said Thursday they would hear their case and...
article Supreme Court accepts case involving Mohegan Tribe casino employee
(Washington D.C.) -- The U.S. Supreme Court is still missing one justice but that isn't stopping the remaining members from getting back to work.
article Tribal Car-Collision Case Skids Into SCOTUS
(Connecticut) -- A limo driver for Mohegan Sun Casino hit the jackpot when Connecticut's highest court decided that tribal immunity shields him from having to pay a...

9/28/2016

article Mohegan Sun Celebrates 20 Years
(Connecticut) -- There is little doubt the area around Norwich and southeastern Connecticut in general is a very different place than it was before the two major resort...

9/26/2016

article Twenty years later, Mohegan Sun has made its mark
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan — Long before Bruno, before Bruce and Billy, there was the baker. Fred the Baker, a character who used to pop up in Dunkin’ Donuts...
article A Mohegan Sun timeline
(Connecticut) -- Oct. 12, 1996 — Doors open. Dec. 9, 1997 — The Mohegan Tribe announces plans for a $400 million expansion that could include a hotel, a...
press release Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority Announces Proposed Offering Of Senior Notes
(Connecticut) -- The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, or the Authority, the owner of Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut, and Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre,...

9/22/2016

article Mohegan looks east for next venture
(Connecticut) -- For its first non-U.S. venture, Mohegan Sun's parent company is betting that its approach to casino resorts will resonate with guests from China and...

9/20/2016

article Mohegan Tribe starts effort to refinance $1.4B in gaming debts
(Connecticut) -- The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut continues efforts to refinance and pay off its gaming debts. The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority plans to secure $1.4...
article S&P takes note of Mohegan gaming authority’s refinancing plan
(Connecticut) -- Standard & Poor’s, the credit-rating agency, issued a positive assessment Monday of a Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority plan to refinance debt....

9/19/2016

press release Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority Commences Tender Offers For Its 9.75% Senior Notes Due 2021 And 11% Senior Subordinated Notes Due 2018
(Connecticut) -- The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, or the Authority, the owner of Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut, and Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre,...

9/17/2016

article Mohegan Tribal Chairman takes home Indian sovereignty award
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan tribal leaders made a promise when they were recognized as a sovereign nation in 1993 that they would use the status to further not only their...

9/15/2016

article Nurse pleads no contest to Mohegan Sun player theft
(Connecticut) -- A Long Island nurse who was to go on trial next week in New London Superior Court pleaded no contest Thursday to stealing a $25,000 gaming chip, Rolex...

9/9/2016

article Former Mohegan Sun server pleads to scam charges
(Connecticut) -- The former Mohegan Sun Pocono cocktail waitress accused of swiping card information in a scam that cost the casino more than $420,000 pleaded guilty...

9/8/2016

article Mohegan Sun celebrates business, tribal growth after 20 years
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan Sun is gearing up for a star-studded month-long celebration of its 20th anniversary in October. But while patrons take in concerts and play the...

9/7/2016

article Security video of accident shown in negligent homicide case
(Connecticut) -- The prosecution built its case Wednesday at the trial of a Massachusetts bus driver who accidentally hit and killed a Mohegan Sun casino worker crossing...

9/4/2016

article Nurse Faces Charges for Mohegan Sun Player Chip Theft from Manslaughter Suspect
(Connecticut) -- Jury selection for a case involving a Long Island nurse stealing items from a California business man at Mohegan Sun got underway Thursday, The Day...

9/2/2016

article PGA caddies enjoy their day in the Mohegan sun
(Connecticut) -- Ask any caddy on the PGA Tour about Monday’s inaugural World Caddie Matches in Connecticut and they’ll probably say what a blast it was....
article Nurse Faces Charges for Mohegan Sun Player Chip Theft from Manslaughter Suspect
(Connecticut) -- Jury selection for a case involving a Long Island nurse stealing items from a California business man at Mohegan Sun got underway Thursday, The Day...

9/1/2016

article Nurse on trial in Mohegan Sun player theft
(Connecticut) -- Jury selection got underway Thursday in New London Superior Court in the case of Long Island registered nurse Moira F. Canty, who is accused of stealing...
press release Mohegan Sun First in North America to Offer Players Scientific Games' Stadium Blackjack™ Game on Shuffle Master® Fusion Hybrid Electronic Table
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan Sun is the first casino destination resort in North America to offer their players the Scientific Games Corporation ("Scientific Games...

8/30/2016

article Coast casino GM heads to Pennsylvania
(Pennsylvania) -- Anthony “Tony” Carlucci quietly moved from South Mississippi and his job as general manager of Boomtown Casino Biloxi and Hollywood Casino...

8/29/2016

article Jury selection begins for trial of bus driver accused of hitting, killing casino worker
(Massachusetts) -- Lawyers have started picking jurors in the trial of a Massachusetts bus driver accused of accidentally hitting and killing a 62-year-old Mohegan Sun...

8/26/2016

press release Mohegan Sun Pocono reaches highest PA jackpot
(Pennsylvania) -- The beautiful gaming floor at Mohegan Sun Pocono boasts more than 91 live table games, 2,300 slot machines, electronic table games and now features the...

8/25/2016

article Mohegan Sun’s new leader settling into community
(Pennsylvania) -- Tony Carlucci, who recently began his job as the new president and general manager of Mohegan Sun Pocono, said he has been spending his first couple...

8/23/2016

article Behind the scenes: 'WWE SmackDown Live' from Mohegan Sun Casino
(Connecticut) -- The WWE can trace its roots back nearly 65 years, but the professional wrestling giant is not showing its age. On Sunday night, its pay-per-view event...

8/22/2016

press release Go Over the Edge at Mohegan Sun to Support Special Olympics Connecticut, September 9
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan Sun will host its 6th annual Over the Edge event to benefit Special Olympics Connecticut on Friday, September 9th. Registration is now open....

8/20/2016

article Sun GM Sienko To Step Down
(Connecticut) -- When Chris Sienko decided to become the general manager of the Connecticut Sun in 2003 he had no idea how long he might stay or how successful the new...

8/15/2016

article Mohegan Sun posts year-over-year gain in July slots revenue
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan Sun’s slot-machine winnings in July were up 4.6 percent over the same month last year, while Foxwoods Resort Casino’s slots “...
article Mohegan tribe posts higher slot earnings in July
(Connecticut) -- The Mohegan Sun Casino reported July slot machine revenue of just over $54 million on Monday, an increase of 4.6 percent from the same period last year...
article Having fun golfing and gambling at Mohegan Sun
(Connecticut) -- Golf and gambling go together like peanut butter and jelly. While most gamblers don't necessarily play golf, most golfers do gamble -- on and off...

8/10/2016

article Supervisor at Mohegan Sun casino pleads innocence in theft
(Connecticut) -- Joseph Marotta is a 37 year old male who held the position as a floor supervisor for the Mohegan Sun, a casino venue located in the state of Connecticut...

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