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Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs Announces Earlier Reservation Dates For Hotel

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013

WILKES-BARRE, PA  – Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs is pleased to announce that reservations can now be made at their new seven-story, 238-room hotel starting Monday, November 18th, twelve days ahead of the previously announced date.

“This positive change ahead of schedule is a testament to the hard work, dedication and countless hours our team has put into this project,” says Mike Bean, President and Chief Executive Officer of Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. “We’re thrilled to have the chance to open our doors early and invite our guests to come and enjoy Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs in a whole new light, as northeast Pennsylvania’s newest overnight destination.”

Guests can now make hotel reservations for overnight trips to Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs for dates starting Monday, November 18, 2013 and beyond. Reservations can be made online at mohegansunpocono.com or by phone by calling 1.888.WIN.IN.PA.

The new, seven story, 238-room hotel includes 126 king and 92 double queen standard guest rooms as well as 20 suites. The hotel features rooms with exclusive views of the Race Track, as well as a fitness center, in-room iPad directories, free Wi-Fi, indoor heated swimming pool, the full service Spa Sapphire and more.

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 is currently home to 82,000 square feet of gaming space including more than 82 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 Appoints Director of Hotel Operations and Director of Sales & Catering

Monday, August 26th, 2013

Timothy Athey, Director of Hotel Operations

Ahead of the opening of their new 238-room hotel and Convention Center this fall, Mohegan Sun At Pocono Downs is pleased to announce the appointment of Charles Meeks as the new Director of Sales and Catering and name Timothy Athey as Director of Hotel Operations.  

In his role, Athey will direct all aspects of hotel operations for the property’s new, seven-story, 238-room hotel which is set to open later this fall.   

Athey has worked for Mohegan Sun for more than a decade having started at Mohegan Sun’s flagship property back in 1998 as a Barback. Most recently, Athey was the Guest Services Manager for Mohegan Sun’s 1,200-room hotel in Connecticut.

Charles Meeks, Director of Sales and Catering

Charles Meeks, Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs’ new Director of Sales and Catering, will oversee all aspects of convention and meetings business, catering, banquets and special events for the new 17,000 square-foot Convention Center.

Meeks has been in the hospitality business for more than 30 years, beginning his career in El Paso, Texas where he held various positions including Director of the West Texas Film Commission and then Director of the El Paso Convention and Visitors Bureau. After a more than 20 year career in El Paso, he moved to Ruidoso, New Mexico, where he worked in sales with the Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort and Casino and then as General Manager for two area hotels.

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 is currently home to 82,000 square feet of gaming space including more than 82 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.inpa (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 Event Announcing New Spa; Topping-Off of Hotel & Convention Center

Monday, April 15th, 2013

WHAT:  Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs to host a press conference announcing a spa partner that will be a part of the new Hotel. Additionally, a topping-off celebration will be held for the Hotel & Convention Center.

WHERE/ WHEN:  Thursday, April 18th

                        11:00am

                        Lot B near the Hotel construction area

                        Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs

                        1280 Highway 315

                        Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702

WHO:  Mike Bean, President & CEO, Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs

           Bruce “Two Dogs” Bozsum, Chairman, Mohegan Tribe

IN DETAIL:  On Thursday, April 18th, executives from Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs will be on-hand to unveil details about a spa and salon that will be going into the new Hotel at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. Executives for the spa & salon will be on hand for the event; images of the proposed space will also be released at that time.

In addition, a ceremonial topping off of the Hotel & Convention Center will also take place.

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 is currently home to 82,000 square feet of gaming space including over 82 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.inpa (1.888.946.4672) or visiting mohegansunpocono.com.