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Mohegan Sun Pocono Hosts the Express Clydesdales for St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations

Thursday, February 12th, 2015

Mohegan Sun Pocono is excited to welcome the world renowned Express Clydesdales to Wilkes-Barre on Friday, March 13th from 4:00pm-6:00pm on the Racetrack for a special event benefiting the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Attendees of this March 13th event can have their photos taken with the horses and buy chances to ride in the wagon around the Racetrack. All proceeds go toward the local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital. This event is free to the public.

“I look forward to providing this unique opportunity to the community and taking advantage of this exciting time to benefit our local children’s hospital,” said Amy Clegg, Express franchisee.

Then, on March 14th, the Clydesdales will also be marching in the Scranton St. Patrick’s Day Parade and pulling a wagon with a local Children’s Miracle Network family. “We’re really excited to bring the Clydesdales to Scranton and for the public to get a chance to see these world champion gentle giants,” said Jeff Doran, owner of the Express office in Wilkes-Barre.

Known for their rare black and white color, Express Clydesdales were named world champions in the eight-horse hitch and the best cart at the World Clydesdale Show in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 2012. In addition to competing on a national stage, the Express Clydesdales have participated in some of the country’s most recognized parades and promotional events, including the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, the Tournament of Roses Parade, the Fiesta Bowl Parade, Orange Bowl Parade and Kentucky Derby, among others. The Clydesdales enjoyed a historic moment when they escorted Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge in North America at the Calgary Stampede in 2011.

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ABOUT MOHEGAN SUN POCONO
Mohegan Sun Pocono, owned by the Mohegan Tribe of Indians of Connecticut is one of the most distinctive and spectacular entertainment, gaming, shopping and dining destinations in Pennsylvania. Situated on 400 acres in Plains, Pennsylvania, Mohegan Sun Pocono features a 238-room hotel with on-site spa and adjacent 20,000 square-foot Convention Center. It is currently home to 82,000 square feet of gaming space including 91 live table games, 2,300 slot machines and electronic table games, a variety of dining and shopping options, nightlife, entertainment and live harness racing. Mohegan Sun Pocono is within easy access of New York, Philadelphia, New Jersey and Delaware. More information is available by calling 1.888.WIN.IN.PA (1.888.946.4672) or visiting our website. Connect with us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, download our app and view us on YouTube.

Mohegan Sun At Pocono Downs Brings In Penguins’ Goalie For A Signings & Sightings Event

Friday, January 23rd, 2015

WHAT:
Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs welcomes Matt Murray, the goalie of the Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins, for a meet and greet on February 26th!

WHEN:
Thursday, February 26, 2015
6:30pm – 7:30pm
Sky Bridge

IN DETAIL:
Join Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs for a special Signings & Sightings event with the Penguins’ goalie, Matt Murray!  The 20-year-old goalie was drafted by the Penguins in the third round in the 2012 NHL Draft. A native of Ontario, Canada, Murray was one of the best goaltenders in the Ontario Hockey League and continues to be a valuable asset to the Penguins.

This is a bracelet-only event. Bracelet distribution begins at 4:30pm on the Sky Bridge on a first-come, first-served basis. Bracelets must be worn in order to gain entrance into this event.

ABOUT MOHEGAN SUN AT POCONO DOWNS:
Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, owned by the Mohegan Tribe of Indians of Connecticut is one of the most distinctive and spectacular entertainment, gaming, shopping and dining destinations in Pennsylvania. Situated on 400 acres in Plains, Pennsylvania, Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs features a 238-room hotel with on-site spa and adjacent 20,000 square-foot Convention Center. It is currently home to 82,000 square feet of gaming space including 91 live table games, 2,300 slot machines and electronic table games, a variety of dining and shopping options, nightlife, entertainment and live harness racing. Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs is within easy access of New York, Philadelphia, New Jersey and Delaware. More information is available by calling 1.888.WIN.IN.PA (1.888.946.4672) or visiting our website. Connect with us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, download our app.

Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs Warms Up Valentine’s Day with Special Offers

Thursday, January 15th, 2015

Valentine’s Day is extra cozy this year with fabulous hotel packages and dining specials!

WILKES-BARRE, PA – Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs spreads the love this Valentine’s Day with packages and deals to make you and your loved one feel special.

During the month of February, indulge in one of the following romantic packages in the hotel:

The relaxing Valentine’s Day Package includes half a dozen chocolate covered strawberries, a bottle of sparkling wine, a $25.00 breakfast in bed credit, a late hotel check-out at Noon and $10.00 in Free Slot Play, per guest and up to two guests only.

Spice up your day with the Valentine’s Day Rustic Kitchen Package with which you receive half a dozen chocolate covered strawberries, a bottle of sparkling wine, a $50.00 Rustic Kitchen dining credit, a $25.00 breakfast in bed credit, a late hotel check-out at Noon and $10.00 in Free Slot Play per guest and up to two guests only.

Spoil yourselves with the Romance Package and receive half a dozen chocolate covered strawberries, a $50.00 credit to enjoy at Spa Sapphire and $10.00 in Free Slot Play per guest and up to two guests only.

Choose the Chocolate Lover’s Package and you cannot go wrong! Enjoy half a dozen chocolate covered strawberries, a specialty chocolate lover’s basket, a $15.00 credit to Ben & Jerry’s and $10.00 in Free Slot Play per guest and up to two guests only.

All hotel packages must be booked three days in advance and are only valid for the month of February. Must be 21 years of age or older.

Enjoy the utmost in luxury with your Valentine at Spa Sapphire. Purchase a gift card from February 8th to February 13th and receive a $35.00 Beauty Voucher!

You can also treat yourself and your significant other to delectable Valentine’s Day dining specials at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs on February 14th!

Rustic Kitchen will be featuring a soup of seafood bisque, an appetizer of seafood tower with crab, shrimp, mango & avocado, entrées of surf & turf with crab stuffed lobster & filet mignon, seafood fradiavolo, stuffed chicken with chorizo sausage & cheeses and for dessert choose red velvet cake with cream cheese icing or chocolate covered strawberry champagne cheesecake.

At Betty & Joe’s, enter a drawing, Sweets for Two, for the chance to win two pastries and two coffees on us. Ben and Jerry’s will offer a buy one scoop, get one scoop free deal. And at Wetzel’s Pretzels, buy one pretzel, get the second for half price.

ABOUT MOHEGAN SUN AT POCONO DOWNS:
Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, owned by the Mohegan Tribe of Indians of Connecticut is one of the most distinctive and spectacular entertainment, gaming, shopping and dining destinations in Pennsylvania. Situated on 400 acres in Plains, Pennsylvania, Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs features a 238-room hotel with on-site spa and adjacent 20,000 square-foot Convention Center. It is currently home to 82,000 square feet of gaming space including 91 live table games, 2,300 slot machines and electronic table games, a variety of dining and shopping options, nightlife, entertainment and live harness racing. Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs is within easy access of New York, Philadelphia, New Jersey and Delaware. More information is available by calling 1.888.WIN.IN.PA (1.888.946.4672) or visiting our website. Connect with us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, download our app and view us on YouTube.

Mohegan Sun At Pocono Downs to Host Battle of the Bands

Monday, December 1st, 2014

Get ready to rock for the chance to win prizes and to open for a national headliner

WHAT:
Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs will host its 5th annual Battle of the Bands at Breakers every Thursday from March 12th – May 21st.  Bands will compete for cash prizes, with a $10,000 Grand Prize for the #1 rock stars!

WHEN:
Bands have until January 30, 2014 to submit their application to enter the competition.

Battle of the Bands at Breakers
Thursdays, starting March 12, 2015
8:00pm – Midnight

IN DETAIL:
Is your band the best in the Northeast? Does your band have what it takes to reign supreme?  Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs wants to know!  The fifth annual Battle of the Bands competition kicks off on Thursday, March 12th at Breakers. Come cheer on the winning talent each week through May 21st!

From now until January 30th, enter for the chance to win incredible cash prizes! The grand prize winning band will take home $10,000 and a chance to open for a national headliner. The second place band will win $5,000, third place band wins $2,500 and the fourth place band wins $1,000.

For all bands interested in competing, please visit the event webpage for all submission requirements that will be accepted no later than 5:00pm on Friday, January 30, 2015. Thirty-two bands will be selected to compete in this year’s Battle of the Bands and will be notified by Friday, February 27th.

ABOUT MOHEGAN SUN AT POCONO DOWNS:
Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, owned by the Mohegan Tribe of Indians of Connecticut is one of the most distinctive and spectacular entertainment, gaming, shopping and dining destinations in Pennsylvania. Situated on 400 acres in Plains, Pennsylvania, Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs features a 238-room hotel with on-site spa and adjacent 20,000 square foot Convention Center. It is currently home to 82,000 square feet of gaming space including 87 live table games, 2,300 slot machines and electronic table games, a variety of dining and shopping options, nightlife, entertainment and live harness racing. Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs is within easy access of New York, Philadelphia, New Jersey and Delaware. More information is available by calling 1.888.WIN.IN.PA (1.888.946.4672) or visiting our website. Connect with us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, download our app and view us on YouTube.

 

Celebrate The New Year At Mohegan Sun At Pocono Downs

Monday, December 1st, 2014

Ring in 2015 with fabulous parties and delicious holiday specials!

Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs is the place to be this New Year’s Eve. With festivities throughout the day, there is something for everyone with live music, champagne toasts and so much more.

Start the celebrations early with Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs’ Noon Year’s Eve.  Enjoy the Noon Year’s Eve countdown and complimentary toast at Noon. Guests playing their favorite games at Noon will have a chance to be 1 of 5 players to win $2,015 in cash! Hats and noisemakers will be distributed at 11:00am and are available while supplies last.

Before the clock strikes Midnight, come ring in the New Year with Bash in the Ballroom in the Keystone Grand Ballroom from 10:00pm to 2:00am.  Enjoy a free show by Face to Face, an Elton John and Billy Joel tribute band, and from 10:00pm to Midnight, there will be $2 Coors Light Drafts.

In addition, Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs will also be hosting a special Midnight champagne toast throughout the casino for guests 21 and older. Hats and noisemakers will be distributed at 10:00pm and are available while supplies last.

Live music will be available at other Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs venues on New Year’s Eve. Performances begin at 9:30pm and include Bad Hair Day at Breakers, Grace’s Downfall at Bar Louie and The Ruth’s Chris Jazz Trio at Ruth’s Chris Steak House.   Or laugh your way into the New Year with a special NYE show at Wisecrackers Comedy Club featuring comedian, Paul Venier.  Show starts at 9:00pm and tickets are $20.00

To see the party from last New Year’s Eve celebration at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, watch the video here.

But that’s not all. Various restaurants and retailers will be offering specials throughout the day and night including Rustic Kitchen who will be hosting two New Year’s Eve Surf & Turf Holiday Live Cooking Shows at 5:00pm & 8:00pm. These shows will include an appetizer of Surf & Turf Spring Rolls and entrées of Filet Mignon Au Poivre and Lobster Thermidor. They will also be featuring a special menu which will include a Seafood Bisque Soup, Clams Casino or Beef Carpaccio for appetizers, Surf & Turf – filet mignon served with lobster tail with your choice of lump crabmeat stuffing or plain, potato or  vegetable or Veal Chop – choice of Oscar style or with a portabella mushroom wine demiglaze for entrées.

Other restaurants are also offering deals during the holidays, including Ruth’s Chris Steak House where you will receive 10% back in Bonus Cards with a purchase $250.00 or more in Gift Cards! These are available until January 17, 2015. Ruth’s Chris Steak House will be open regular hours Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. At Wetzel’s Pretzel’s, purchase any pretzel on New Year’s Eve and receive the second for 1/2 price!

And lastly for dining deals, purchase any featured pastry Betty & Joe’s and get a medium coffee for $1.00 on New Year’s Eve.

Along with the exciting parties and dining specials at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, Spa Sapphire is celebrating New Year’s Eve and Day by offering a special Sapphire Caviar & Diamond Manicure & Pedicure for $500. You can also enjoy an Aveda Signature Aroma Scalp Massage with specialty hair style, complete Long-Wear Aveda Makeover and an Aveda Signature Aroma Manicure for just $85.00 this New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.

ABOUT MOHEGAN SUN AT POCONO DOWNS:
Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, owned by the Mohegan Tribe of Indians of Connecticut is one of the most distinctive and spectacular entertainment, gaming, shopping and dining destinations in Pennsylvania. Situated on 400 acres in Plains, Pennsylvania, Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs features a 238-room hotel with on-site spa and adjacent 20,000 square foot Convention Center. It is currently home to 82,000 square feet of gaming space including 87 live table games, 2,300 slot machines and electronic table games, a variety of dining and shopping options, nightlife, entertainment and live harness racing. Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs is within easy access of New York, Philadelphia, New Jersey and Delaware. More information is available by calling 1.888.WIN.IN.PA (1.888.946.4672) or visiting our website. Connect with us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, download our app and view us on YouTube.