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Self-Exclusion List Violations Remain A Small But Persistent Problem For PA Land-Based Casinos

Downs Racing, LP – the operator of Mohegan Sun Pocono – has received a $7,500 fine by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board for violating self-exclusion list regulations.The incident is the latest in a string of self-exclusion fines handed down by the state’s regulatory body, and illustrates once again that land-based casinos are less effective at preventing such violations than regulated online gambling sites.

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2/15/2019

article Mohegan Jan. slot revenues down 9.3%
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan Sun on Friday followed Foxwoods Resorts Casino in reporting it recorded its seventh consecutive month of lower slot revenues in January. For the...

2/14/2019

article EW casino champion quits top tribal post
(Connecticut) -- One of the drivers of the Tribal Winds Casino in East Windsor has stepped down from his leadership position on the Mohegan Tribal Council, putting the...

2/13/2019

article Arena official: Lease-renewal deal with WBS Pens ‘very close’
(Pennsylvania) -- Both sides are close to reaching a deal to keep the Mohegan Sun Arena the home for the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins hockey team, the head of the...

2/12/2019

article Mohegan Sun Restaurant Manager Allegedly Embezzled $103K To Support Gambling Habit
(Connecticut) -- An ex-assistant manager showed up in court this week to face a charge for allegedly embezzling over $100,000 from a restaurant in Connecticut’s...
press release Steve Martin and Martin Short finally laughing together on stage
(Connecticut) -- Comedians Steve Martin and Martin Short have known each other for 35 years, meeting on the set of “Saturday Night Live,” becoming good friends on the...

2/11/2019

article Restaurant manager charged with embezzling $100,000
(Connecticut) -- A former assistant general manager of a restaurant at a Connecticut casino has been charged with embezzling more than $100,000 from the business over a...

2/9/2019

article Mohegan Sun plays major role in helping those with disabilities
(Connecticut) -- In Mohegan Sun’s wardrobe department, young people with disabilities are making seamless transitions. Ranging in age from 18 to 21, they’ve...

2/8/2019

article Mohegan Q1 shows slight decline but upbeat on sports betting
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment, the developer and operator of global integrated entertainment resorts including Mohegan Sun in Uncasville,...

2/6/2019

article Mohegan Sun Arena Welcomes Back Sublime With Rome
(Connecticut) -- Sublime With Rome announces U.S. Summer headline tour today. The Ska-Punk trio will hit the road with support from Soja and special guest Common Kings...

2/4/2019

article Evanescence to perform at Mohegan Sun
(Connecticut) -- Transcendent, two–time Grammy Award–winning rock band Evanescence has announced a new batch of spring headline tour dates. The trek serves...

2/1/2019

article Old Dominion to perform at Mohegan Sun
(Connecticut) -- “Life is short, make it sweet.” That’s the sentiment that’s summed up in one of Old Dominion’s latest singles. It’s...
article West Haven Woman Appears on Wheel of Fortune; How Did She Do?
(Connecticut) -- A West Haven woman who works in communications at Yale University made some serious money on the nationally syndicated television show Wheel of Fortune...

1/31/2019

article Howie Day coming to Mohegan Sun
(Connecticut) -- Howie Day is coming to Mohegan Sun. The singer-songwriter will play the Wolf Den on March 14 at 8 p.m. Wolf Den shows are free and seating is offered on...

1/30/2019

article Mohegan Sun Pocono sports betting: What you need to know
(Pennsylvania) -- Legalized sports betting is coming to the Wyoming Valley, it’s just not clear how soon. Mohegan Sun Pocono announced Monday that it has signed a...

1/29/2019

article Mohegan Sun Pocono Selects Kindred Group As PA Sports Betting Partner
(Pennsylvania) -- Kindred Group’s US expansion plans are closer to fruition as it signed a five-year deal with Mohegan Sun Pocono. The deal covers online and retail PA...

1/28/2019

article Mohegan Has A Kindred Spirit But Still Needs A PA Sports Betting License
(Pennsylvania) -- The not-so-mysterious partner of Mohegan Sun Pocono has emerged. In a Monday press release, Kindred Group announced it formed a “strategic...
article Mohegan Sun Pocono adding sports betting
(Pennsylvania) -- Mohegan Sun Pocono Signs has signed a partnership with Kindred Group to offer online casino gaming and sports betting. Kindred will offer customers an...
article Mohegan Sun Pocono signs deal to add sports betting
(Pennsylvania) -- Mohegan Sun Pocono has inked a deal to offer online and offline sports betting and online gaming in Pennsylvania. The partnership with Kindred Group,...
article Mohegan Sun Pocono to offer sports betting, online gaming
(Pennsylvania) -- Mohegan Sun Pocono has signed a partnership with Kindred Group to offer online casino gaming and sports betting. Kindred will offer customers an online...
article Online sports betting coming soon to Mohegan Sun Pocono
(Pennsylvania) -- The big game is this Sunday, and it's the first Super Bowl since sports gambling became legal outside the state of Nevada. While online sports...

1/27/2019

article Revenue drops at Mohegan Sun Pocono
(Pennsylvania) -- While overall Pennsylvania gaming revenue hit an all-time high in 2018, Mount Airy Casino Resort in Monroe County and Mohegan Sun Pocono in Plains Twp...
article Mohegan Sun Wine and Food Fest draws stars, foodies
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan Sun Casino's annual wine and food festival began with a foursome of Boston athletes and concluded with a trio of musical greats. The four-...

1/22/2019

press release Charity Fitness Competition Returns: Clash For Cash 2019
(Pennsylvania) -- Now is the time to start prepping, training, and finding your fitness friends to gear up for one of northeastern Pennsylvania’s largest charity fitness...

1/15/2019

article Small drop in slot revenue at Mohegan Sun
(Connecticut) -- Slot machine revenue for the month of December brought in nearly $49.8 million at Mohegan Sun, according to the monthly slot win contribution report...

1/14/2019

article Jason Aldean summer tour includes Boston, Mohegan Sun dates
(Massachusetts) -- Jason Aldean has announced the dates for his upcoming "Ride All Night" tour. The tour will play two nights at Mohegan Sun Arena and a single...

1/11/2019

article Mohegan Sun Pocono earns four awards from trade publication
(Pennsylvania) -- Mohegan Sun Pocono has earned four awards from a key trade publication covering the gaming industry. Strictly Slots Magazine recently released its 2018...
press release Mohegan Sun’s Momentum Loyalty Program Adds Partnerships With the MLB’s New York Yankees & NBA’s Boston Celtics
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan Sun, in steadily enhancing its Momentum Loyalty Rewards Program, is excited to announce that members of all card levels, Core through Soar, will...

1/9/2019

press release Corrosion of Conformity coming to Mohegan Sun
(Connecticut) -- Corrosion of Conformity is coming to Mohegan Sun. The metal band will play the Wolf Den on Feb. 15 at 8 p.m.
press release Phish coming to Fenway Park, Mohegan Sun Casino
(Connecticut) -- Phish will hit the road this summer with a 26-date tour, stopping at Fenway Park in Boston and Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn., in July. The jam...
press release ‘Dancing with the Stars’ tour comes to Mohegan Sun
(Connecticut) -- The new “Dancing with the Stars” tour features a big cast of pro dancers, along with an appearance each night by one of the celebs who...

1/3/2019

press release David Parfrey named Vice President of Marketing at Mohegan Sun Pocono
(Pennsylvania) -- Mohegan Sun Pocono is excited to announce that David Parfrey has been named Vice President of Marketing. Parfrey is a day-one team member of Mohegan...

1/2/2019

press release ‘90s pop-punkers Eve 6 at Wolf Den Friday
(Connecticut) -- If you're the band whose song knocked the Goo Goo Dolls' "Iris" out of it's #1 chart position, that means you've had a huge...

12/27/2018

press release Restaurant Week shines on at Sun
(Connecticut) -- Restaurant Week is back at Mohegan Sun, which means you can get dining specials from Sunday, Jan. 20, through Thursday, Jan. 24, at the casino in...

12/20/2018

article Bad Bunny coming to Mohegan Sun
(Connecticut) -- Bad Bunny is coming to Connecticut. The Latin star will play Mohegan Sun Arena on April 7 at 7 p.m.

12/19/2018

article Security Changes at Mohegan Sun Arena
(Pennsylvania) -- Changes are coming to Mohegan Sun Arena near Wilkes-Barre, and it's all in the name of security. Now, when you enter the arena in Luzerne County,...

12/18/2018

article Restaurant Week Returns To Mohegan Sun In January
(Connecticut) -- Treat yourself to a delicious meal when Restaurant Week returns from January 20th – January 24th. Dining specials & discounts will be offered...

12/17/2018

article Mohegan Sun continues slot revenue slide in Nov.
(Connecticut) -- The tribal operator of Mohegan Sun posted a roughly 7 percent decline in November slot revenues, just weeks after the casino reported a major drop in...
press release A unique New Year’s ‘Cirque Celebration’ at Mohegan
(Connecticut) -- Flip! Swoop! Swoon! Producer Neil Goldberg already had one of his many Cirque Dreams theater circus spectacles play Connecticut in December: “...
press release Chubby Checker rocks the Wolf Den at Mohegan Sun
(Connecticut) -- You know those Hallmark card commercials that make you smile and tear up when someone pops in on an old teacher, just to say thank you? Well those...
press release The Verve Pipe to play Mohegan Sun
(Connecticut) -- The Verve Pipe is coming to Connecticut.The 90s band will play the Wolf Den at Mohegan Sun on Jan. 11 at 8 p.m. Wolf Den shows are free and seating is...

12/10/2018

article Dane Cook Returns To Mohegan Sun Arena With The Tell It Like It Is Tour
(Connecticut) -- Dane Cook, one of the most prolific stand - up comedians and a versatile actor, announces the Tell It Like It Is Tour. His first full - scale tour since...
article Ian Anderson Presents Jethro Tull At Mohegan Sun In 2019
(Connecticut) -- Ian Anderson continues 50 Years Of Jethro Tull into its 51st year. Jethro Tull are one of the biggest selling progressive Rock artists of all time and...
article Podcast comic Andrew Schulz to do four shows at Mohegan
(Connecticut) -- You know Andrew Schulz as one of the “Brilliant Idiots” — that popular current-events podcast has been going since 2014. Schulz can...

12/9/2018

article US casino resort complex to open near Incheon Airport in 2022
(South Korea) -- A US casino resort complex equipped with a Paramount theme park will be built near Incheon Airport by 2022, airport officials said Sunday. Incheon...

12/7/2018

article Paramount partners Mohegan Gaming on Korean theme park
(South Korea) -- As Fox appears to be exiting the theme park licensing business, rival studio Paramount has announced that it is stepping back in. Mohegan Gaming &...
article Mohegan Sun: MGM Springfield hurting profits but new competition's impact 'in-line to slightly better than expected'
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan Sun is reporting that MGM's new casino in Massachusetts is taking a bite out of its profits. The company reported Thursday that net revenues...
article Mohegan Sun to Break Ground on South Korea Casino, Announces Paramount Pictures Theme Park
(South Korea) -- Mohegan Sun plans to break ground on its $5 billion integrated casino resort in South Korea in May. Known as Inspire, the property is located adjacent...

12/6/2018

article Mohegan's 4Q profits plummet amid crowded Northeast gaming market
(Connecticut) -- The tribal operator of Mohegan Sun reported a 25 percent decline in fourth-quarter profits due to lower gaming revenues that were challenged by new...
article Tribal authority operating Mohegan Sun reports steep profit decline after MGM Springfield opening
(Connecticut) -- Profits at the tribal authority that operates Mohegan Sun in Connecticut and another casino in Pennsylvania plunged more than 25 percent for the quarter...
article Mohegan adds Paramount park, flags delay for Korea resort
(South Korea) -- U.S. regional tribal casino operator Mohegan Gaming and Entertainment announced on Thursday a “strategic partnership” with global producer...
article U.S. casino operator Mohegan allowed to push ahead with resort project
(South Korea) -- A huge integrated resort complex to be developed by US-based tribal casino firm Mohegan Gaming and Entertainment (MGE) in South Korea's main gateway...

12/5/2018

article Mohegan Sun plans to acquire Everett casino
(Massachusetts) -- Mohegan Sun has expressed interest to acquire the Encore Boston Harbor casino in Everett, Massachusetts. A Mohegan Sun representative said: “If...
press release Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment Partners to Bring A Paramount Pictures-Branded Theme Park to Inspire Integrated Entertainment Resort
(South Korea) -- Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment's multibillion-dollar, multi-phase integrated entertainment resort (IER) currently in development in South Korea...

12/1/2018

article COLUMN: More litigation’s the only lock in this game
(Massachusetts) -- They were able to keep their indiscretions in-house. Still, things did not always end well. Fredo Corleone had to be reined in by Moe Greene due to an...
article Mohegan Sun willing to make bid for Boston-area casino
(Massachusetts) -- Mohegan Sun, which lost a bid to build a casino outside of Boston, said it would be willing to take over construction of the venue if Wynn Resorts is...

11/30/2018

article Mohegan Sun ready to make major play for Everett casino if Wynn Resorts loses license
(Massachusetts) -- Mohegan Sun says it is willing to buy the $2.5 billion Encore Boston Harbor casino if Wynn Resorts is found unsuitable by state regulators — a...

11/28/2018

article Mohegan's Online Plans Don't Include Poker, May Include Kindred
(Pennsylvania) -- At the Nov. 28 meeting of the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) meeting today, the board approved Mohegan Sun Pocono to offer online slots and...

11/20/2018

article Wolcott Woman Says Casino Dealt Her A Bad Hand After Fall
(Connecticut) -- A Wolcott woman was stuck with a nearly $600 hospital bill after falling at Mohegan Sun in September.

11/19/2018

article Life-size gingerbread house a tasty lesson in engineering
(Connecticut) -- The Mohegan Sun Casino’s life-size gingerbread house is not only edible but also a feat of engineering, constructed over four sleepless nights the...
article Plains Twp. police investigating robbery at casino
(Pennsylvania) -- Police are investigating a report of a robbery that took place last week in the parking lot of Mohegan Sun Pocono. A man reported he fell asleep inside...

11/17/2018

article Mohegan Sun blackjack dealer sentenced for cheating casino
(Connecticut) -- A former blackjack dealer at a Connecticut casino who helped a gambler cheat the facility out of more than $78,000 has avoided prison. The Norwich...

11/15/2018

article Former Mohegan Sun dealer avoids prison in cheating scheme
(Connecticut) -- A former Mohegan Sun blackjack dealer hurt his knee playing tennis. Numerous complications followed — infections, several operations, an addiction...

11/8/2018

press release Thanksgiving at Mohegan Sun
(Connecticut) -- Thanksgiving Day arrives Thursday, 22 November, and some of Mohegan Sun’s best dining and entertainment options such as Michael Jordan’s 23....

10/23/2018

article Fort Erie Race Track took cash offer to keep horse racing running
(Ontario) -- In the aftermath of the announcement from the province that slot machines would not be returning to the Fort Erie Race Track, more details have begun to...

10/11/2018

article Mohegan Sun in Live Nation concert deal for Korea resort
(South Korea) -- U.S. regional tribal casino operator Mohegan Gaming and Entertainment, known as Mohegan Sun, has announced a “multi-year partnership” with...

10/8/2018

article A player wins big at Mohegan Sun Pocono
(Pennsylvania) -- When you hear someone won $150,000 at a Pennsylvania casino, you don’t usually think it came from a lottery ticket. And yet, that is precisely...

10/6/2018

article Don’t look for Mohegan Sun’s TV series ‘Back of House’ on Netflix
(Connecticut) -- You may be forgiven if you didn't know that Mohegan Sun's own reality television series is now in its second season, with eight new episodes...

10/5/2018

article Mohegan completes new exec. team
(Connecticut) -- The tribal operators of Mohegan Sun added two more senior executives Thursday, completing a year-long effort to rebuild its C-suite.

10/4/2018

article Ex LVS lawyer joins Mohegan Sun under management revamp
(Minnesota) -- Casino operator Mohegan Gaming and Entertainment, known as Mohegan Sun, has announced the appointment of Tom Smock, a former general counsel to rival...

9/30/2018

article In effort to derail Wynn, Mohegan bets big on lobbying
(Massachusetts) -- Mohegan Sun has been doubling down on its lobbying efforts in Massachusetts amid rival Wynn Resorts’ legal troubles. Mohegan’s campaign to...

9/29/2018

article Luzerne County to seek hotel tax from casino for complimentary hotel rooms
(Pennsylvania) -- Luzerne County’s law and controller’s offices disagree with each other over the Mohegan Sun Pocono casino’s payment of hotel tax on...

9/28/2018

article Mohegan Sun Receives 'Best Casino Hotel' Honor
(Connecticut) -- As year-end rankings & awards for 2018 start to roll in, the premier East Coast gaming and entertainment destination, Mohegan Sun, is proud to...

9/27/2018

article Under new deal, name to remain same at Mohegan Sun Arena until 2030
(Pennsylvania) -- The signs on the Mohegan Sun Arena can stay in place for quite a while under a new naming-rights deal announced Thursday.The Luzerne County Convention...

9/18/2018

article Losers finally put a price on Wynn’s victory in Boston casino fight
(Massachusetts) -- The former owners of the Suffolk Downs racetrack site have always believed they were wronged by the state gaming commission when it awarded the casino...

9/17/2018

article Mohegan Sun’s Aug. slot revenue down slightly
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan Sun posted a slight dip in slot revenues last month. In August, Mohegan tribal operators reported more than $53.3 million in slot revenues vs. $...

9/15/2018

article Mohegan Gaming named service provider for Niagara Falls venues
(Ontario) -- Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment has been chosen by the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation as the service provider for a trio of entertainment venues...

9/13/2018

article Mohegan Sun Pocono hit with $50,000 fine
(Pennsylvania) -- After penalizing a pair of casinos to the combined tune of $160,000 last month, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has now announced that it used...

9/12/2018

article Mohegan Sun owner will run Casino Niagara, Fallsview Casino
(Ontario) -- Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment, a Connecticut-based gaming company, will take over operations at Casino Niagara, Fallsview Casino Resort and the Niagara...

9/11/2018

article Casino operator has plan for Toronto competition
(Ontario) -- When Mohegan Gaming and Entertainment was named Monday to take over operation of the two Niagara Falls casinos next summer, one word came up again and again...
article Mohegan Gaming Beats Out Caesars, Hard Rock to Win Ontario, Canada Casino Contract
(Ontario) -- Connecticut-based Mohegan Gaming and Entertainment (MGE) has overcome considerable competition to win the rights to run Ontario, Canada’s two Niagara...
article Mohegan Gaming picked to operate Fallsview Casino, Casino Niagara
(Ontario) -- Mohegan Gaming and Entertainment has been selected by the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. to take over the operations of Fallsview Casino and Casino...
article Twenty years of change on Falls casino landscape
(Ontario) -- For the first time in 20 years, a new company will be running the two casinos in Niagara Falls. But the gambling landscape Mohegan Gaming and Entertainment...
article Mill Creek death ruled accidental drowning
(Pennsylvania) -- The man found dead in a creek over the weekend died of an accidental drowning, according to the Luzerne County Coroner’s Office.

9/10/2018

article Mohegan Gaming & Ent win Ontario casino contract
(Ontario) -- US tribal casino operator Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment (MGE) has won the right to manage gaming operations at Canada’s largest casino. On Monday...
article Mohegan Gaming and Entertainment (MGE) will run 2 Niagara Falls casinos and entertainment centre
(Ontario) -- An Indigenous gaming company based in the U.S. will run two Niagara Falls casinos and an entertainment centre for the next 21 years. Mohegan Gaming and...
article Mohegan Gaming to manage Canada's biggest casino
(Ontario) -- Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment announced Monday that it has been named to manage casino properties in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, including the...
article Mohegan selected to oversee Canada gaming, entertainment venues
(Ontario) -- The tribal operator of Mohegan Sun said it has been selected to oversee daily operations of two casinos and an entertainment complex in Niagara Falls,...
article U.S. gaming firm chosen to run Niagara casino and entertainment centre
(Ontario) -- A U.S.-based gaming operator will be running Niagara’s casino, resort and entertainment centre for the next two decades, the Ontario Lottery and...
article Witness in Pa. casino fraud case turns up dead in creek
(Pennsylvania) -- A 28-year-old man found floating in a Wilkes-Barre creek Saturday two miles from the Mohegan Sun Pocono casino was a key witness in a fraud and theft...
article Autopsy: Accidental drowning in Casino worker’s creek death
(Pennsylvania) -- A Shavertown man found dead in Mill Creek in Plains Township on Saturday died from an accidental drowning. Forensic pathologist Dr. Gary Ross made the...
article Mohegan Sun Pocono Player Card Scam Informant and Dealer Found Dead in Pennsylvania Creek, ‘Accidental Drowning’ Named as Cause
(Pennsylvania) -- A Mohegan Sun Pocono dealer who exposed a cheating scam orchestrated by the casino’s VP of player development was pulled dead from a creek in...
press release Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment (MGE) Becomes Official Service Provider of Fallsview Casino Resort, Casino Niagara and Niagara Falls Entertainment Centre
(New York) -- Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment (MGE), owner, developer and manager of integrated resorts throughout the United States and Northern Asia, announced...

9/9/2018

article ‘Survivor’ auditioning contestants at Mohegan Sun
(Connecticut) -- Anyone who’s ever wanted a shot at competing on the Emmy Award-winning television series “Survivor” will have their chance when the...
article Man found dead in creek ID’d as witness in casino fraud case
(Pennsylvania) -- The body recovered from Mill Creek on Saturday has been identified as a Shavertown man who was a key witness in a fraud and theft case at Mohegan Sun...
article Man found in creek was casino employee named in 2016 case
(Pennsylvania) -- The body discovered in a creek in the city’s Miner’s Mills section was that of a Mohegan Sun Pocono employee who was previously named as an...

9/4/2018

article Mohegan Sun extends reach of its rewards program
(Connecticut) -- When it comes to marketing, Mohegan Sun has Momentum. That’s the name of the casino’s “rewards,” or loyalty, program, which...

9/2/2018

article Mohegan Sun hosts food truck festival
(Pennsylvania) -- Normally people head to the Mohegan Sun Pocono for some gambling or nightlife. But on Sunday area residents stopped at the casino for food and some...

8/20/2018

article Mohegan Sun further extending Momentum loyalty program benefits
(Connecticut) -- Connecticut’s giant Mohegan Sun resort has announced that members of its Momentum loyalty program will soon be able to earn discounts and benefits...

8/17/2018

article Mohegan Sun announces trio of new leaders
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan Gaming and Entertainment (MGE) has announced a trio of new senior executives. The United States-based casino company, also known as Mohegan Sun...
press release Mohegan Sun partners with Baha Mar
(Bahamas) -- Mohegan Sun, one of the world’s largest casino and resort destinations, is excited to announce an exclusive partnership with The Baha Mar Casino...

8/15/2018

article Casino stays snare CT DPH official
(Connecticut) -- A state Department of Public Health (DPH) official breached state ethics when she accepted two free hotel stays at Mohegan Sun Casino from the for-...

8/14/2018

article Mohegan to meet S.Korea ministry about Inspire project
(South Korea) -- Representatives of casino operator Mohegan Gaming and Entertainment will meet officials of South Korea’s Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (...
press release Mohegan Sun presents stars from The Bachelorette
(Connecticut) -- Meet America’s sweetheart Becca Kufrin of The Bachelorette and her fiancé Garrett Yrigoyen at Mohegan Sun’s Reality Check on Friday, 28 September

8/13/2018

article Mohegan Sun Pocono names industry veteran DeWitt new AGM
(Pennsylvania) -- Mohegan Sun Pocono has named a gaming industry veteran as its new assistant general manager. Gary DeWitt Jr. has been a consultant for Mohegan Sun...
article Three new executives join Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment
(Pennsylvania) -- Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment, operators of Mohegan Sun in Connecticut and Pennsylvania and manager of multiple properties throughout the United...
article Multiple Grammy Award–Winner Tony Bennett Performs At Mohegan
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan Sun proudly presents Tony Bennett, the 19 Grammy Award – winning musician whose music spans over six decades. Performing live inside...
article Police: Colorado man refusing to leave casino spits blood at officer
(Pennsylvania) -- A Colorado man refusing to leave the Mohegan Sun Casino fought with a township police officer and spat blood in the officer’s face after being...

8/11/2018

article Mohegan Sun to serve hotel guests who ‘Aspire’ to rooms on top floors
(Connecticut) -- In less than two weeks, casino-goers are expected to start flocking to Springfield, Mass., home of gaming’s shiniest new object, the nearly $1...

8/8/2018

article Mohegan Gaming has $100 million plan to weather impact of competition
(Connecticut) -- Facing the impact of imminent competition, Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment executives told investors Wednesday that they expect to implement more...
article Mohegan’s 3Q net falls on entertainment lull
(Connecticut) -- The tribal operator of Mohegan Sun posted a slight drop in profits during the third quarter as it saw lower non-gaming revenues and spent more money...

7/29/2018

article Revenue drops at local casinos
(Pennsylvania) -- While revenue for table games and slots increased at casinos statewide, it dropped at Mohegan Sun Pocono in Plains Twp. and Mount Airy Casino Resort in...

7/28/2018

article Mohegan Tribe 'ain't afraid' to pursue a casino in Japan
(Connecticut) -- The Mohegan Tribe is among the many entities interested in a casino in Japan now that gaming has been legalized in the Land of the Rising Sun. Though...

7/26/2018

article In pursuing Japan, Mohegans playing in big leagues
(Japan) -- When Japan’s parliament voted last week to authorize the country’s first three casinos, big-time gaming operators in the U.S. turned cartwheels....

7/21/2018

article Flames Ravage Blacksmith Barn at Mohegan Sun Pocono
(Pennsylvania) -- A fire broke out in the stable area at Mohegan Sun Pocono in Luzerne County on Friday evening. According to the Vice President of Racing Operations at...

7/17/2018

article Casino preparing to offer guests ‘high-end’ experience
(Connecticut) -- In an effort to attract customers who may not be big gamblers but nonetheless have money to spend on luxury experiences, Mohegan Sun Casino officials...
article BWW Review: Britney Spears Comes to Mohegan Sun
(Connecticut) -- On Sunday night, the mega pop star Britney Spears hit the stage at the Mohegan Sun Arena during her International Piece Of Me tour.

7/14/2018

article Southeastern Connecticut home show moving to Mohegan Sun convention center
(Connecticut) -- After 37 years at Connecticut College, the Southeastern Connecticut Home & Garden Show will move to Mohegan Sun’s Earth Expo & Convention...

7/4/2018

article U2 closes tour with show at Mohegan Sun Arena (review)
(Connecticut) -- What better way to celebrate American independence than with an Irish band on Native American sovereign ground. U2 closed out its North American "...

7/3/2018

article Charlie Puth performs at Mohegan Sun Arena
(Connecticut) -- “One Call Away” singer-songwriter Charlie Puth is bringing his “Voicenotes Tour “ to Mohegan Sun Arena. The multiplatinum star...
article Troopers: Man, 74, stole phone at Mohegan Sun casino
(Pennsylvania) -- A Hazle Township man faces charges after he allegedly stole a man’s cellphone using his walking stick at Mohegan Sun Pocono casino earlier this...

6/23/2018

article Britney Spears brings ‘Piece of Me’ to Mohegan Sun
(Connecticut) -- Britney Spears brings her “Britney: Piece of Me” show to Mohegan Sun Arena on Sunday, July 15. The “Oops I Did It Again” singer...

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...

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