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Fourth of July Festivities to Start With a Bang at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs

Monday, June 24th, 2013

Fireworks, live music and more 

WHAT:  Begin your Independence Day celebrations early with a July 3rd fireworks spectacular, drink specials and live music at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. On the 4th, dance your night away with a Party on the Patio concert featuring the Jimmy Buffett tribute band Parrot Beach.

WHEN/WHERE:  Wednesday, July 3rd at approximately 9:30pm outside Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs

IN DETAIL:  Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs is set to launch their 4th of July festivities with a bang, celebrating the holiday with a fireworks extravaganza scheduled for approximately 9:30pm on Wednesday, July 3rd. The fireworks will come at the conclusion of an evening of action packed harness racing with a special post time of 5:30pm on the track at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs.

On Independence Day, the celebrations continue with the hottest party in Luzerne County. Starting at 6:00pm, the beach comes to NEPA with a special Party on the Patio featuring the celebrated Jimmy Buffett tribute band Parrot Beach. The band goes on at 7:30pm and $2.00 draft beer specials flow throughout the night.

A variety of live music and drink specials are also being offered in some of Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs’ other venues throughout each night. Beat City hits the stage in Breakers at 9:30pm on Wednesday, July 3rd, with Big Bang Baby playing a show from 10:30pm-2:00am on Thursday, July 4th. Additionally, $5.00 beer buckets are available in Bar Louie on July 3rd, with $2.00 draft beers flowing on the 4th. Hungry? Fill up with some pre-fireworks all-you-can-eat pasta in Rustic Kitchen the night of the 3rd.

To learn more about Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs’ Hot Summer Fun Celebrations, click here.

Celebrate Dad This Father’s Day With Dining, Gifts and Fun at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs

Thursday, June 6th, 2013

With Father’s Day coming up on Sunday, June 16th, there’s no better time than now to start planning a great gift, dinner or night out to surprise that special Dad in your life.

Here are five great ways Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs can help you thank Dad.

The saying goes – “the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach,” so indulge Dad in a meal he’ll remember, with Father’s Day dinner at Ruth’s Chris Steak House. Father’s Day specials at Ruth’s Chris Steak House include an 11oz filet mignon with a lobster cake and sherry cream sauce for $52.00, lamb chops with a blackberry demi glace for $45.00 and citrus marinated mako shark with grilled pineapple salsa for $32.00.

Buy Dad some accessories for his iPad at The Grove Media. He doesn’t have one? That’s ok; make all of his tech-savvy dreams come true with a new iPad 2 or iPad mini from the Apple specialists at The Grove Media store in Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs.

Treat Dad to a night of Live Harness Racing (6:30 post-time) action with dinner and drinks at Pacer’s Clubhouse, Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs’ spacious restaurant offering panoramic views of the mountains and racetrack along with a variety of American-inspired classics on the menu.

Buy Dad a Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs Gift Card that he can use for dinner at Pearl Sushi Bar, Bar Louie or one of the ten casual or fine dining restaurants at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. He could also use it to buy some delicious wine at Crossing Vineyards Wine and Cheese Shop, spend a night out in Breakers or at one of Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs’ other happening nightlife spots, try his luck on one of the over 2,300 state-of the-art slots and electronic table games on the gaming floor and more.

If Table Games are Dad’s pastime of choice, let him enjoy a night playing $5 tables on the gaming floor, including Blackjack, Craps, Roulette, Poker and more. Father’s Day is a Sunday, so as part of Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs Sunsational Sundays Hot Summer Fun promotion, Dad can use his Player’s Club card to automatically earn entries to win various gifts and prizes just by playing his favorite table game or slot machine from 8:00am to 10:00pm.

As an added bonus for Father’s Day only at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs’ own bakery and coffee shop, Betty & Joe’s, Fathers can energize themselves with ½ off a large specialty drink with their purchase of any pastry.

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 55,000 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.

Summer Fun Heats Up At Mohegan Sun At Pocono Downs

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013

Fifth annual Hot Summer Fun kicks off May 26th for a season long, Seven-day-a-week celebration of Summer 

Hot! Hot! Hot! Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs is heating things up this summer with their 5th annual Hot Summer Fun celebration. From May 26th through September 2nd, the calendar is packed with exciting giveaways, promotions, tournaments, dining deals, events, fireworks and so much more!

Each day of the week brings a new opportunity at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs beginning with Live it Up Mondays. In June, Player’s Club Card members over the age of 55 can insert their cards into their favorite slot machines every Monday from 6:00am to Midnight for their chance to win a Silver Linings Surprise of instant Free Slot Play. One lucky winner each Monday throughout the month will also take home $555.00 in cash! Guests who are 55+ can also enjoy the breakfast in Timbers Buffet each Monday in June for the special price of $5.55 with a Player’s Club Card. Guests under the age of 55 can also enjoy the breakfast buffet for just $9.99. In July and August, guests who are aged 55 years and older can cure a case of the Mondays with FREE Rise and Shine Slot Tournaments from 9:00am until Noon where guests will have the chance to win up to $500.00 cash. These tournaments are sure to be popular so be sure to arrive early!

Double down every Tuesday with Two for Tuesdays! Each Tuesday in June, guests can earn double the points all day long while playing their favorite slot machines. Two guests every hour will be chosen to win $222.00 in Free Slot Play if they are sitting in the Hot Seat. Additionally, at 8:00pm, one lucky winner will win $2,200 in Free Slot Play. Two weekly Texas Hold ‘Em Tournaments will be hosted each Tuesday in June including a $35.00 Turbo No-Limit tournament at Noon and a $75.00 Bounty No-Limit tournament at 7:00pm.

A number of dining specials will also be offered in June as part of Two for Tuesdays including a two for $20.00 meal deal at Johnny Rockets, two BBQ beef short ribs sliders with fries and coleslaw for $9.99 from 11:30am to 4:00pm at Rustic Kitchen and two scoops of White Russian ice cream for $2.00 at Ben & Jerry’s. Each Tuesday throughout July and August, Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs will also host weekly Slot Tournaments every thirty minutes from 11:00am until 2:30pm and Blackjack Tournaments beginning at 6:00pm. Visit mohegansun.com/hsf for details on buy-ins and registration.   

Get over the midweek hump with Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs’ Wild Wednesdays. In June and August, guests playing their favorite slot machines between 11:00am and 8:00pm have a shot at being one of two selected winners each hour to compete in Dueling Cash Cubes. The guest who grabs the most “cash” and “Free Slot Play” during 30 seconds wins $100.00, but both guests walk away winners as they get to keep whatever amounts they manage to grab in the cube! As part of Wild Wednesdays in July, five lucky guests playing their favorite games will be randomly chosen each hour for a chance to spin the Wild Wheel for Free Slot Play, cash and Hot Summer Fun prizes.   

The fun continues with Thrilling Thursdays, adding suspense to the week with two winners selected each hour from 11:00am until 8:00pm each Thursday. Winners will get a chance to try their luck in a game of Plinko with prizes of up to $1,000 in Free Slot Play. Thursdays are also thrilling due to the popular Party on the Patio celebrations where cover bands play each Thursday night at 7:30pm from May 30th to August 29th including Jimmy Buffett tribute band-Parrot Beach, Beatles tribute-Beatlemania, Guns N’ Roses tribute-November Rain and more! A complete schedule is available here (hyperlink here).

Funtastic Fridays are here to prove that Anything Can Happen at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. Every hour from 5:00pm to 11:00pm winners or groups of winners will be surprised with one of many fun giveaways just for being in the right place at the right time. Giveaways will include any number of prizes or experiences. Anything can happen, and something amazing will each Friday all summer long!    

Heading into the weekend, Sizzling Saturdays offers guests a chance to earn entries to win a convertible! One car will be given away at the end of each month. On Sundays, It All Adds Up with Sunsational Sundays where guests play to win gifts just for playing their favorite machine or table. Player’s Club Card members earn entries towards the Hot Summer Fun gift of the week with each point they earn.

But wait, there’s more! The Hot Summer Fun celebrations kick off on May 26th with a special Party on the Patio including music, fireworks and more. Other events happening this summer at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs include the Belmont Stakes Party on Saturday, June 8th in Pacer’s Clubhouse, the Pocono Celebrity Charity Poker Showdown Thursday, June 6th and live Harness Racing at the Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs racetrack all summer long.

For a complete list of offers or for more information on Hot Summer Fun at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, please visit mohegansunpocono.com/hsf or download the Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs App to your iOS or Android device. Connect with us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and view us on YouTube.

Rise and Shine With Live It Up Mondays At Mohegan Sun At Pocono Downs

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013

VIP Treatment, Early Bird Specials and Morning Slot Tournaments for guests who are 55+ all summer long

Mondays have always had a bad rap, but this summer, Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs is here to make Mondays the day to Live It Up for Guests who are 55+ as part of their 5th annual Hot Summer Fun celebration.  

Extend the weekend each Monday throughout the summer with slot tournaments, giveaways and early bird specials as part of Live It Up Mondays at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. In June, Player’s Club members who are 55+ can insert their cards into their favorite slot machine for their Silver Linings Prize every Monday from 6:00am to Midnight for their chance to win Free Slot Play. One lucky winner each Monday throughout the month will take home $555.00 in cash!

As an early bird special, from 7:00am until 10:00am, 55+ guests can enjoy breakfast in Timbers Buffet each Monday in June for the special price of $5.55. 

In July and August, cure a case of the Mondays with Rise and Shine Slot Tournaments exclusively for Guests 55+ from 9:00am until Noon. Guests can register for their chance to play and win Free Slot Play and a first-place prize of $500 in cash. Registration starts at 8:00am each Monday.

Guests must be 55 years of age or older to participate in any of these promotions, dining specials and tournaments, and be a valid Player’s Club member. If you don’t have a Player’s Club card, it is easy and free to sign up. Visit mohegansunpocono.com/playing or a Player’s Club booth for more details. 

For a complete list of offers or for more information on Hot Summer Fun at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, please visit mohegansunpocono.com/hsf or download the Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs App to your iOS or Android device. Connect with us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and view us on YouTube.

Double Down With Two For Tuesdays At Mohegan Sun At Pocono Downs

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013

Play to win with Promotions, Tournaments and Dining Specials all summer long

The game is on every Tuesday with Two For Tuesdays as part of Hot Summer Fun at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. Double the fun with giveaways and dining specials and double your chance to win all summer long!   

Each Tuesday in June, guests can earn double the points on their Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs Player’s Club cards all day long while playing their favorite slot machines. But that’s not all.  Giveaways will be held every hour for guests playing between 11:00am and 8:00pm. Two slot players every hour will be chosen to win $222.00 in Free Slot Play if they are sitting in the Hot Seat. At 8:00pm, one lucky winner will win $2,200 in Free Slot Play.

Poker enthusiasts will also have two chances to play with a pair of Texas Hold ‘Em Tournaments hosted each Tuesday in June. A $35.00 Turbo No-Limit tournament at Noon will offer players an action-oriented game where the blind levels increase in rapid session. A $75.00 Bounty No-Limit tournament at 7:00pm provides a fun take on Texas Hold ‘Em where players are rewarded for eliminating other players at their table.

Not a gamer? Not a problem. There are also a number of food & beverage specials offered throughout June as part of Two for Tuesday. Some of the delicious deals include a two for $20.00 meal deal at Johnny Rockets, two BBQ beef short ribs sliders served with french fries and coleslaw for $9.99 from 11:30am to 4:00pm at Rustic Kitchen and two scoops of White Russian ice cream for $2.00 at Ben & Jerry’s.

Throughout July and August, Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs will also host Tuesday slot tournaments every thirty minutes from 11:00am until 2:30pm. Guests can register in advance at the valet Player’s Club booth or the day of at the tournament buy-in table on the Sky Bridge. Guests can play for their chance to win Free Slot Play and cash prizes.

Additionally, slot enthusiasts will have another chance to win with $15.00 buy-in slot tournaments held in the afternoon. At the conclusion of each tournament, the top twenty overall scorers will receive a prize of either cash or Free Slot Play.  Prize amounts will be determined by the total number of buy-ins for the tournament.

Blackjack fans also have a chance to double down on Tuesdays in July and August with a $20.00 buy-in Blackjack tournament. Players can register in advance at the valet Player’s Club booth or the day of at the tournament buy-in table on the Sky Bridge. The first round sessions will be held each Tuesday at 6:00pm, 6:45pm and 7:30pm. The top twelve scorers from each of the three sessions will compete in the semi-finals at 8:15pm with the top scorer from each table of the semi-finals advancing to compete for a cash prize in the final round at 9:00pm. Prizes will be based on the total number of buy-ins for the tournament.

Guests must be 21 years of age or older to participate in any of these tournaments and be a valid Player’s Club member. If you don’t have a Player’s Club card, it is easy and free to sign up. Visit mohegansunpocono.com/playing or a Player’s Club booth for more details. 

For a complete list of offers or for more information on Hot Summer Fun at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, please visit mohegansunpocono.com/hsf or download the Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs App to your iOS or Android device. Connect with us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and view us on YouTube.