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Party On The Patio Kicks Off June 1st At Mohegan Sun Pocono

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

Live entertainment and drink specials every Thursday on the racetrack apron

WILKES-BARRE, PA (March 22, 2017) – Returning to Mohegan Sun Pocono, Northeast Pennsylvania’s biggest party of the year is back! Starting Thursday, June 1st, Party on the Patio will feature food and drink specials, free live entertainment provided by some of the most exciting tribute bands in the country and a breathtaking view of NEPA scenery.

From June 1st to August 31st, this highly anticipated party starts every Thursday at 6:00pm along The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono Racetrack Apron!

Featured bands for 2017’s Party on the Patio are as follows:

June 1st: Halfway to Hell – a tribute to AC/DC

June 8th: Bon Jersey – a tribute to Bon Jovi

June 15th: Mötley 2 – a tribute to Mötley Crüe

June 22nd: Damn the Torpedoes – a tribute to Tom Petty

June 29th: Parrot Beach – a tribute to Jimmy Buffett

July 6th: 7 Bridges – a tribute to The Eagles

July 13th: Beatlemania Again – a tribute to The Beatles

July 20th: Satisfaction – a tribute to The Rolling Stones

July 27th: Tramps Like Us – a tribute to Bruce Springsteen

August 3rd: Tusk – a tribute to Fleetwood Mac

August 10th: Ring of Fire – a tribute to Johnny Cash

August 17th: Separate Ways the Band – a tribute to Journey

August 24th: Stayin Alive – a tribute to The BeeGees

August 31st: Draw the Line – a tribute to Aerosmith

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.


Annual NEPA Poker Open Returns to Mohegan Sun Pocono

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

Sunday, April 23rd through Saturday, April 29th!

WILKES-BARRE, PA (March 15, 2017) – Mohegan Sun Pocono welcomes spring with its annual NEPA Poker Open, a weeklong series capped off by the $550 Main Event on Saturday, April 29th! Bringing back the ultimate poker experience, the NEPA Poker Open will take place in the Mohegan Sun Pocono Poker Room and run from Sunday, April 23rd to Saturday, April 29th.

The NEPA Poker Open will feature an action-packed schedule of tournaments, professional players, high quality staff and big prizes. This will be an unforgettable live poker experience!

Key Dates – The NEPA Poker Open events will be as follows:

Sunday, April 23rd:

11:00am – Event One: $340 Black Chip Bounty, Buy-in $340.00

7:00pm – Event Two: $75 NL Hold Em Re-Entry, Buy-in $75.00

Monday, April 24th:

11:00am – Event Three: $125 NL Hold Em Bounty, Buy-in $125.00

7:00pm – Event Four: $75 NL Hold Em Re-Entry, Buy-in $75.00

Tuesday, April 25th:

11:00am – Event Five: $175 Green Chip Bounty, Buy-in $175.00

7:00pm – Event Six: $75 NL Hold Em Re-Entry, Buy-in $75.00

Wednesday, April 26th:

11:00am – Stage 1 Satellite (1 in 5 win a seat to Stage 2), Buy-in $18.00

1:00pm – Stage 2 Satellite (1 in 10 win a seat to Main Event), Buy-in $65.00

5:00pm – Stage 1 Satellite (1 in 5 win a seat to Stage 2), Buy-in $18.00

7:00pm – Stage 2 Satellite (1 in 10 win a seat to Main Event), Buy-in $65.00

Thursday, April 27th:

11:00am – Event Seven: $175 NL Hold Em Re-Entry, Buy-in $175.00

7:00pm – Event Eight: $75 NL Hold Em Re-Entry, Buy-in $75.00

Friday, April 28th:

11:00am – Event Nine: $125 NL Hold Em / Pot Limit Omaha, Buy-in $125.00

5:00pm – Stage 1 Satellite (1 in 5 win a seat to Stage 2), Buy-in $18.00

7:00pm – Stage 2 Satellite (1 in 10 win a seat to Main Event), Buy-in $65.00

Saturday, April 29th:

11:00am – Event Ten: $550 NEPA Open Main Event, Buy-in $550.00

7:00pm – Event Eleven: $125 NL Hold Em Bounty, Buy-in $125.00

Stay and play! Make your reservation today by logging on to Mohegansunpocono.com.

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ABOUT MOHEGAN SUN POCONO

Mohegan Sun Pocono is North East Pennsylvania’s premier Poker Room offering 18 tables with Daily Tournaments and a wide variety of cash games including: 1/2NL, 1/3 NL with No-Max Buy-In, 2/5 NL, 10/20 H.O.S.E., 4/8 Omaha 8/B with Kill, 2/4 Limit, and 1-5 7card stud.  Other PGCB approved poker games will be spread on request. We now offer a Bad Beat Jackpot and a Tournament Bad Beat Jackpot.  Quad 2′s must be beaten to qualify.  We also pay out progressive jackpots on all made Royal Flushes.

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 Mark Crescenzi New Player Development Executive

Thursday, January 26th, 2017

WILKES-BARRE, PA (January 26, 2017) – Mohegan Sun Pocono is pleased to announce Mark Crescenzi as the new Player Development Executive. In this position, Mark will serve as a liaison between the casino and guests, offering a high level of service and assistance to valued guests.

Additionally, Crescenzi will ensure Mohegan Sun Pocono offers guests a customized gaming experience to their specific interests and tastes. His longstanding experience will be extremely valuable in efforts to deliver superior customer service and build upon Mohegan Sun Pocono’s success.

Crescenzi comes to Mohegan Sun Pocono with eight years of casino industry experience in the Atlantic City market. His extensive understanding of casino operations within the casino industry combined with his exceptional leadership and guest service skills, make for a great addition to the Mohegan Sun Pocono team.

Crescenzi is a graduate from Stockton University where he studied Criminal Justice.

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.

Dwight Yoakam Set To Perform At Mohegan Sun Pocono

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

Friday, February 3rd in the Keystone Grand Ballroom

WILKES-BARRE, PA (November 29, 2016) – Mohegan Sun Pocono is excited to announce Dwight Yoakam coming to the Keystone Grand Ballroom on Friday, February 3rd!

Ticket prices start at $29.00 and will go on sale on Friday, December 2nd at 10:00am through Ticketmaster.com. Ticketmaster customers may purchase tickets by logging on to ticketmaster.com or calling Ticketmaster’s national toll free Charge By Phone number at 1.800.745.3000. Tickets will also be available for purchase, free of service fees, at the Mohegan Sun Pocono Box Office.

Dwight Yoakam has sold more than 25 million albums worldwide, and he is a 21-time nominated, multiple Grammy Award winner. He has 12 gold albums and nine platinum or multi-platinum albums, with five of those albums topping Billboard’s Country Albums chart, and another 14 landing in the Top 10. Nearly 40 of Yoakam’s singles have charted, with 14 peaking in the Top 10. He received the “Artist of the Year” award at the 2013 Americana Music Honors and Awards ceremony, the most prestigious award offered by the organization. On September 23rd, Yoakam released his first ever Bluegrass album Swimmin’ Pools, Movie Stars on Sugar Hill Records. Featuring a band of Bluegrass luminaries, this album boasts a collection of reinterpreted favorites from his catalogue, as well as a cover of Prince’s “Purple Rain.” Produced by nine-time Grammy winner Gary Paczosa (Alison Krauss, Dolly Parton), Jon Randall (songwriter of “Whiskey Lullaby”), and Yoakam himself, and mixed by Chris Lord-Alge, this album reflects the love for Bluegrass music that Yoakam developed at an early age in Kentucky, and that has inspired him for many years thereafter. In 2015, Yoakam released his latest album Second Hand Heart on Warner/Reprise records, the follow up to his critically-acclaimed album 3 Pears. In addition to his musical career, Yoakam is a formidable film and television actor, capable of seamlessly melting into his roles, and impressively standing toe-to-toe with some of the world’s top thespians over the course of his storied and successful acting career, including Jodie Foster, Tommy Lee Jones, Jared Leto, Forest Whitaker, and Matthew McConaughey.

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.

Ring In The Holidays At Mohegan Sun Pocono

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016

Join us to celebrate Christmas and New Year’s Eve!

WILKES-BARRE, PA (November 23, 2016) – Mohegan Sun Pocono is the place to be this Christmas and New Year’s Eve! With festivities throughout the day, there is something for everyone with live music, holiday dining specials, champagne toasts and so much more. Join us as we spread Christmas cheer and countdown to 2017!

Christmas Specials

After 4:00pm on Christmas Eve and all day on Christmas Day, enjoy Rustic Kitchen’s special holiday menu including seafood bisque to start, an appetizer of clams casino or crab and artichoke salad, and for an entrée, the choice of crab stuffed haddock with lemon beurre blanc, fresh herb seared seabass with tomato cous cous and filet mignon with shrimp scampi sauce.

At Betty and Joe’s, enjoy a medium coffee for $1.00 with a purchase of a slice of pie or cake.

Ben and Jerry’s will offer free sprinkles with a purchase of any ice cream.

At Wetzel’s Pretzels, purchase an almond bitz and receive free sweet glaze dip.

New Year’s Eve 2017

Countdown to 2017!  Start the celebrations early and enjoy the Noon Year’s Eve countdown and complimentary toast at Noon.

Before the clock strikes Midnight, come ring in the New Year at Bash in the Ballroom in the Keystone Grand Ballroom from 10:00pm to 1:00am! No admission necessary, dance the year away to Who’s Bad – a tribute to Michael Jackson. In addition, don’t miss the champagne toast with party favors at Midnight on the casino floor.

* Guests Must Be 21 Years Old To Enter This Event.

Live music will also be available at other venues: Start your night listening to Ruth’s Chris Jazz trio at Ruth’s Chris Steak House from 6:30pm to 12:30am, at 9:00pm hang out with Gerald Demarco at Elixir or have a laugh with Stephanie Peters at Wise Crackers Comedy Club, party on with Shorty Long and The Jersey Horns from 9:30pm to 1:30am at Breakers and continue the celebration with Grace’s Downfall at  Bar Louie from 10:00pm to 1:30am.

The celebrations continue with restaurants offering specials throughout the day and night! Enjoy delicious deals including:

New Year’s Eve:

Rustic Kitchen will feature lobster bisque, colossal crab cocktail, 12 oz. lobster tail with drawn butter, beef wellington with port demi glaze and seafood ravioli with saffron cream sauce.

At Betty and Joe’s, purchase any featured pastry and receive a medium coffee for $1.00.

Ben and Jerry’s will offer free sprinkles with any ice cream purchase.

At Wetzel’s Pretzels, purchase an almond bitz and receive free sweet glaze dip.

New Year’s Day:

Start the New Year with Betty & Joe’s featured items!

At Ben and Jerry’s, purchase any ice cream and receive free sprinkles.

Wetzel’s Pretzels will offer free sweet glaze dip with a purchase of almond bitz.

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.