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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.

Mohegan Sun Pocono To Open All-New Irish Pub & Eatery Winter 2018

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

WILKES-BARRE, PA (November 7, 2017) – Mohegan Sun Pocono is excited to announce an all-new new Irish Pub & Eatery, Molly O’Sheas, set to open winter of 2018, near the main valet entrance.

Construction is underway on the new location with Somerville Construction. The venue will feature authentic Irish décor, a delicious dining menu, live weekend entertainment and one of the best beer and whiskey menus to be found in the region.

“We’re beyond thrilled to open this new location inside Mohegan Sun Pocono for our guests. The nightlife at our property already has fantastic stops like Breakers and Bar Louie, and to now round it out with Molly O’Sheas is very exciting. We think it will quickly become a popular stop for friends and family to enjoy great company, food, drinks and service.” – Erica Tessier, Vice President of Marketing for Mohegan Sun Pocono.

With a target opening date of winter 2018, some of the beer menu highlights at Molly O’Sheas include; Guinness, Smithwicks, Harp, Strongbow Hard Cider, Killian’s Irish Red and Yuengling Lager. And for whiskey lovers, Molly O’Sheas will have everything from Jameson to Tullamore Dew.  In addition, beer flights and whiskey flights will also be available.

On the eatery side, the pub will serve up comfort appetizers and entrees: Irish Nachos, Homemade Chips, Sheperd’s Pie, Bangers and Mash, Ruebens and a variety of sliders.

Hours:

Mondays – Thursdays: 4:00pm to 12:00am

Fridays: 4:00pm to 2:00am

Saturdays: 12:00pm to 2:00am

Sundays: 12:00pm to 12:00am

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.

Veterans Day Specials at Mohegan Sun Pocono

Monday, October 23rd, 2017

Honoring Veterans on Saturday, November 11th

WILKES-BARRE, PA (October 23, 2017) – In honor of the men and women who have served and currently serve in the U.S. Military, Mohegan Sun Pocono will be providing various Veterans Day promotions on Saturday, November 11th. Our Players Services will be honoring Veterans by handing out American Flag pins, a number of restaurants will feature great discounts and winning Veterans receive an extra bonus during the 11th Anniversary Celebration giveaway!

To thank our active and retired military members for their service, Timbers Buffet offers a 50% lunch buffet, Wolfgang Puck Express offer a 50% food purchase, Elixir offers 50% off breakfast sandwiches and coffees and Rustic Kitchen offers a 20% discount. Visit Betty and Joe’s and purchase any slice of cake or pie and receive a medium coffee for only $1.00

*All of the above discounts and specials are only available to guests with a valid Military ID.   Cannot be used on alcohol.  See outlets for details.

Saturdays in November are the 11th Anniversary Celebration giveaway! When playing any slot or table game with your Momentum card from Noon to 10:05pm every Saturday in November, one winner every 11 minutes will be selected to win $1,111 in Free Slot Play.  Any Veteran who wins will receive and extra bonus of $100 in Free Slot Play!

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.

Mohegan Sun Pocono Names Erica Tessier New Vice President of Marketing

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

WILKES-BARRE, PA (October 11, 2017) – Mohegan Sun Pocono is pleased to announce Erica Tessier as the new Vice President of Marketing.  A seasoned casino veteran specializing in casino promotions and rewards programs, at Mohegan Sun Pocono, Erica is now responsible for overseeing marketing strategy and execution for all consumer and casino communications at Mohegan Sun Pocono.

“The level of experience that Erica brings to Mohegan Sun Pocono is priceless,” says Tony Carlucci, President and General Manager, Mohegan Sun Pocono. “She has played an integral role in the success of casino marketing in Connecticut and we are excited to have her bring her insights to our employees and guests.”

Erica comes to Mohegan Sun Pocono with twenty – five years of vast experience in the casino marketing industry and is a day one employee of Mohegan Sun in Connecticut. Her career with Mohegan Sun includes management positions in departments including VIP Services, Casino Marketing and Consumer Promotions.

In her most recent role as Director of Consumer Promotions and Player’s Club, Erica oversaw the creation, development and execution of various casino events and programs. She is familiar with Mohegan Sun Pocono product and market. As a knowledgeable and valued member of the Mohegan Gaming and Entertainment team, she was called on to assist with the introduction of Momentum at Mohegan Sun Pocono, and has been a source of reference for the Mohegan Sun Pocono marketing team over the years.

Erica appears in the new Mohegan Sun digital TV series, Back of House, which launched in recent weeks. In it, she shares some of the behind-the-scenes activity that takes place in casino promotions at Mohegan Sun in Connecticut. Visit backofhouse.tv to watch Erica in action in two of the six episodes: Episode 2. GAME FACE and Episode 5. HOT SUMMER FUN.

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.

Mohegan Sun Pocono’s 2nd Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony Has Been Cancelled Due To Weather

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

WHAT: Due to inclement weather, Mohegan Sun Pocono’s 2nd Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony (originally scheduled for Wednesday, November 30th) has unfortunately been cancelled.

*There are more holiday celebrations coming up at Mohegan Sun Pocono! Visit our newsroom for more details.

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.