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Action Packed Mother’s Day Weekend At Mohegan Sun Pocono

Tuesday, May 8th, 2018

Meet Gianni Russo plus enjoy new promotions, Friday, May 11th to Sunday, May 13th

WILKES-BARRE, PA (May 8, 2018) – Kick off Mother’s Day weekend and spend time with Hollywood actor and legendary singer Gianni Russo, check out the new hot spot, Bean and Vine Café & Wine Bar and play Among The Stars or the Mother’s Day giveaway.

On Friday, May 11th beginning at 9:00am the first 100 Momentum members will receive four FREE spins on our newest slots – The Godfather! Plus, meet Hollywood actor and legendary singer Gianni Russo.

Play for your chance to go on a star-studded adventure with the Among The Stars Giveaway!  Beginning at 6:00am on Friday, May 11th, receive one entry for every Status Point earned while playing your favorite slots and table games until 8:59PM. Activate your entries starting at 8:00pm by using your Momentum card at any slot machine, table game or Promotional Kiosk. The grand prize drawing is at 9:00pm.

On Saturday, May 12th, sit back, sip and celebrate our newest hot spot Bean and Vine Café & Wine Bar! Beginning at 7:00pm, indulge in an Italian Mojito with Don Corleone organic vodka, lime juice, club soda with simple syrup and basil until midnight or taste various small plates offered and enjoy a very special performance by the legendary Gianni Russo, beginning at 8:00pm.

Want to pamper someone special? On Sunday, May 13th from 3:00pm to 7:00pm, use your Momentum card while playing your favorite slots and table games for you chance to win a $250.00 Spa Sapphire gift card at the Mother’s Day Giveaway! One winner will be chosen every 30 minutes.

ABOUT MOHEGAN SUN POCONO

Mohegan Sun Pocono, owned by Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment, was the first destination to bring gaming to Pennsylvania in 2006 and since then, has become one of the premier entertainment, gaming, shopping and dining destinations in the state. 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 or Instagram, download our app and view us on YouTube.

All Proceeds From Ben & Jerry’s Free Cone Day At Mohegan Sun Pocono Donated To The Brighter Journeys Foundation

Thursday, April 12th, 2018

$1,863.00 raised on Tuesday, April 10th

WILKES-BARRE, PA (April 12, 2018) – Mohegan Sun Pocono is thrilled to announce on Tuesday, April 10th, $1,863.00 was raised at Ben & Jerry’s Free Cone Day for the Brighter Journeys Foundation.  Free Cone Day is a world – wide Ben & Jerry’s event and at Mohegan Sun Pocono Ben & Jerry’s scooped up free ice cream in a cup or cone of guests’ choice all day long!  $1.00 minimum donations were made for the option to enjoy the free scoop of ice cream in a waffle cone.

Ice cream lovers raised $931.50, benefiting the Brighter Journeys Foundation.  “Going the extra mile for children with special needs and their families” is their mission.  “We are overjoyed by the community support in raising awareness and monetary donations for the Brighter Journeys Foundation, while enjoying a scoop of Ben & Jerry’s.  I am pleased to share that $931.50 was raised, and Mohegan Sun Pocono has matched that number, bringing the total donation to $1,863.00 benefiting Brighter Journeys!” stated Erica Tessier, Mohegan Sun Pocono’s Vice President of Marketing.

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 or Instagram, download our app and view us on YouTube.

Kenneth J. Fernandez Joins Mohegan Sun Pocono As New Vice President Of Human Resources

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

WILKES – BARRE, PA (February 20, 2018) – Puerto Rico native Kenneth J. Fernandez has been named Vice President of Human Resources for Mohegan Sun Pocono (MSP).  Having last served at the San Juan Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino in Puerto Rico, Fernandez brings along a wealth of experience, knowledge & skills in the casino & resort industry to MSP.

“Kenneth Fernandez is a true professional, with a very impressive background, having various fields of expertise, which in addition to Human Resources, expand into Employee Relations, Business Development, Recruitment, Talent Management, Capital Improvement, Customer Service, Finance, and Advanced Leadership, many of which will be utilized greatly at Mohegan Sun Pocono.  Needless to say, we’re thrilled to have him joining our Executive Team.” said Mohegan Sun Pocono President and CEO, Anthony Carlucci.

Kenneth J. Fernandez holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Management-Human Resources from the Inter American University in Puerto Rico and has additional studies in finance, human resources, labor relations and advanced leadership from the well-known educational institutions; Harvard University Business School and University of Michigan Business School.  He joins Mohegan Sun Pocono with over 30 years of business and HR experience.

After joining The Ritz-Carlton, San Juan Hotel, Spa & Casino in Puerto Rico in 1997, Fernandez was named Regional Director of Human Resources for McDonald’s Corporation (Puerto Rico & Caribbean) in 2000.

Fernandez’s career remained upward from there, when in 2004 he was named Human Resources Director for the U.S. multi-national medical devices corporation; Stryker Instruments in Puerto Rico, eventually becoming in 2005 the Director/Plant Manager for the manufacturing facility.  In 2013, he returned to the hospitality industry and became the Director of Human Resources for the San Juan Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino.  A position he held until joining Mohegan Sun Pocono, one of the largest & foremost casino & entertainment destinations in Pennsylvania, which currently consists of over 1,500 team members.

Fernandez’s professional awards include; “HR Best New Talent” (Marriott International CALA Region), being named to Latin America’s Who’s Who in Latin America Professionals & Executives, Site Excellence Award (Stryker Corporation), Ray Kroc Golden Hat Award (McDonald’s Corporation Caribbean Region) and “Leader of the Quarter” (The Ritz-Carlton, San Juan Hotel, Spa & Casino).

Fernandez is also the father of two daughters and his leisure time takes him to the golf course and practicing kitesurfing.

ABOUT MOHEGAN SUN POCONO

Mohegan Sun Pocono, owned by Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment, 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 or Instagram, download our app and view us on YouTube.

Mohegan Sun Pocono Serves Up A Hot, Fresh Addition

Wednesday, January 31st, 2018

Electric City Roasting Company Opens on February 1st

WILKES-BARRE, PA (January 31, 2018) – Mohegan Sun Pocono is excited to introduce the award – winning Electric City Roasting Company as the latest addition to their coffee & breakfast offerings. Electric City Roasting Company, Northeast Pennsylvania’s premiere coffee roaster, was founded in Pennsylvania by Mary Tellie, and has accumulated numerous “Best Coffee” awards and additional recognitions throughout the region since its inception in 2003.

“We’re very excited for Electric City Roasting Company to join us at Mohegan Sun Pocono.  They’re a great company that takes pride in their products and deliver a level of customer service in line with Mohegan Sun Pocono,” said Vice President of Marketing for Mohegan Sun Pocono, Erica Tessier.

Electric City Roasting Company is owned and operated by self – dedicated coffee professionals who strive for excellence through sustainability, traceability and quality. They have direct trade relationships with partner farms, many of which have placed in the top 10 at the Cup of Excellence.  Mohegan Sun Pocono guests will now be able to treat themselves to award winning blends including Velvet and Prima Volce Espresso, as well as specialty crafted Cold Label cold brew on tap, select teas and hot chocolate made to order.  Homemade breakfast sandwiches and pastries will enhance the menu.

Electric City Roasting Company will begin serving guests at 6:30am on Thursday, February 1st and replaces Betty & Joe’s.  Business hours are 6:30am to 2:30am, Sunday through Thursday, and 24 hours, Friday and Saturday.

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 or Instagram, download our app and view us on YouTube.

Bradford Cobb Named Chief Financial Officer For Mohegan Sun Pocono

Tuesday, November 21st, 2017

UNCASVILLE, CT (November 21, 2017) – With more than two decades in the casino industry, most recently as Vice President of Finance at Hollywood Casino in Baton rouge, LA, Bradford Cobb joins the executive team at Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania as the new Chief Financial Officer. Pending final Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board approval, as CFO at Mohegan Sun Pocono, Cobb will oversee all of the financial accounting, regulatory compliance, labor & productivity departments, budgets & analysis, among much more.

“We’re thrilled to have Brad join our team at Mohegan Sun Pocono. He has a great deal of experience, leadership and talent shown throughout numerous high level roles in the casino and resort industry. We’re extremely happy to have him on board and can’t wait to start working together” said Mohegan Sun Pocono President and CEO, Anthony Carlucci

Bradford Cobb started his career as an accountant for a Las Vegas based casino & hotel in the mid-90s and his career has taken him to Biloxi, MS, where he was named Casino Assistant Controller, and Hollywood Casino in Baton Rouge, LA, where he was a first hired as Financial Controller, and later elevated to VP of Finance in 2011. Throughout his career, Cobb has administered and successfully executed various projects involved with player rating systems and developing management teams.

He now joins one of the leading gaming, entertainment and dining destinations in Pennsylvania at Mohegan Sun Pocono, who recently named Erica Tessier as Vice President of Marketing.

Cobb is a graduate of Bryant College in North Smithfield, Rhode Island where he studied managerial accounting.

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 or Instagram, download our app and view us on YouTube.