Special Events

Anything Can Happen This Summer at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs

Wednesday, May 21st, 2014

WILKES-BARRE, PA  – The weekend starts early this summer at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs with Fabulous Fridays when Anything Can Happen…and will! Every Friday from June 6th through August 29th, anywhere and everywhere on property individuals or groups will be surprised by Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs’ prize patrol.  Prizes vary each week and while the details on the times, locations and prizes are top secret, guests could walk away with such prizes as concert tickets, gourmet meals, VIP experiences and more!

In June, guest can also Beat The Heat Hot Seat. From Noon to 8:00pm, once per hour one lucky slot or table player will receive $100 cash by actively playing. If the winner is playing a slot machine, everyone who is playing on the same slot bank will also receive $50 in free slot play. If the winner is playing a table game, everyone at the same table will receive a match play voucher of their choice up to $100.

Similar promotions will be offered during July and August with Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs’ Warm Up to Winning Hot Seat in July and their Dog Days of Summer Hot Seats in August.

Guests must be 21 years of age or older to participate in these promotions and be a valid Momentum card holder. Guests who do not currently have a card can sign up for the free program. Visit mohegansunpocono.com/playing or a Player’s Club booth for more details.

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Party on the Patio is Back at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

Each Thursday throughout summer, enjoy live entertainment, great drink specials and more

WILKES BARRE, PA (April 23, 2014) – Northeast Pennsylvania’s biggest party of the year is back!  Starting on Thursday, May 29th, Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs is bringing back their annual Party on the Patio celebrations featuring drink specials and live entertainment all summer long.

Each Thursday the doors open at 6:00pm, and you can enjoy fantastic entertainment and the beautiful NEPA scenery from the Pocono Downs track apron.  Featured drink specials are also offered during Party on the Patio will include $2.00 Coors Light drafts and signature cocktails from Absolut.

The featured bands for summer 2014’s Party on the Patio at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs are as follows:

  • Thursday, May 29th – Runaway (A tribute to Bon Jovi)
  • Thursday, June 5th- Back in Black (A tribute to AC/DC)
  • Thursday, June 12th- Tusks (A tribute to Fleetwood Mac)
  • Thursday, June 19th- November Rain (A tribute to Guns N’ Roses)
  • Thursday, June 26th- Separate Ways (A tribute to Journey)
  • Thursday, July 3rd- Parrot Beach (A tribute to Jimmy Buffett)
  • Thursday, July 10th- Tramps Like Us (A tribute to Bruce Springsteen)
  • Thursday, July 17th- Runaway (A tribute to Bon Jovi)
  • Thursday, July 24th- Satisfaction (A tribute to The Rolling Stones)
  • Thursday, July 31st- Draw the Line (A tribute to Aerosmith)
  • Thursday, August 7th- Pyromania (A tribute to Def Leppard)
  • Thursday, August 14th- Almost Queen (A tribute to Queen)
  • Thursday, August 21st- Stayin’ Alive (A tribute to the Bee Gees)
  • Thursday, August 28th- Beatlemania NOW (A tribute to The Beatles)

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 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 87 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.

Meet Zach Sill and the Coaches of the Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins During Mohegan Sun At Pocono Downs’ For Free Signings & Sightings Event

Friday, March 28th, 2014

WHAT: Come meet Zach Sill and the coaches of the Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins during Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs’ free Signing & Sighting event on April 1st.

WHEN/WHERE:

  • Tuesday, April 1, 2014
  • 6:00pm – 7:00pm: Coaches
  • 7:00pm – 8:00pm: Zach Stills
  • Sky Bridge

IN DETAIL: Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs’ Signature Events provide an exciting lineup offering once-in-a-lifetime opportunities to meet some of your favorite celebrities and more! All events are free and open to the public. For more information, visit mohegansunpocono.com.

Note: This is a bracelet-only event. Bracelets distribution begins at 4:00pm on the Sky Bridge on a first-come, first-served basis. Bracelets must be worn in order to gain entrance into the event.

Quiet Riot to Rock Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs

Monday, March 10th, 2014

Rock & Roll phenomenon to play the Keystone Grand Ballroom April 26th  

WILKES-BARRE, PA – Quiet Riot is set to rock the house when they play the Keystone Grand Ballroom in the Convention Center at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs for a live concert event on Saturday, April 26th at 8:00pm.

Tickets for Quiet Riot are $20.00 each and go on sale Wednesday, March 12th at 10:00am. Ticketmaster customers may purchase tickets by logging on to ticketmaster.com; calling Ticketmaster’s national toll free Charge By Phone number 1.800.745.3000; or visiting any Ticketmaster outlet. Tickets are also available at the Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs Box Office.

Quiet Riot continues their historic journey with Metal Health founding member Frankie Banali who is joined by Quiet Riot veteran bassist Chuck Wright and Quiet Riot guitarist Alex Grossi from their last and most stable lineup. They are proud to announce their new vocalist Jizzy Pearl to complete the Quiet Riot lineup. Quiet Riot is a Rock & Roll phenomenon. Famously described as the first Heavy Metal band to top the Pop chart at #1 on Billboard magazine, the Los Angeles quartet became an overnight sensation thanks to their monster 1983 smash album Metal Health.

For more information on the band, please click here for their website.

ABOUT MOHEGAN SUN AT POCONO DOWNS: Owned by the Mohegan Tribe of Indians of Connecticut, Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs  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.

Kristian Bush Brings “Put Your Soul In It Tour” to Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs

Monday, March 3rd, 2014

Country superstar and Sugarland founder to perform inside the Keystone Grand Ballroom on April 19th  

WILKES-BARRE, PA  – Grammy award-winning singer, songwriter, producer and multi-instrumentalist Kristian Bush swings by the Keystone Grand Ballroom in the Convention Center at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs for a live concert event on Saturday, April 19th at 8:00pm.

Tickets for Kristian Bush are $25.00 each and go on sale Wednesday, March 5th at 10:00am. Ticketmaster customers may purchase tickets by logging on to ticketmaster.com; calling Ticketmaster’s national toll free Charge By Phone number 1.800.745.3000; or visiting any Ticketmaster outlet. Tickets are also available at the Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs Box Office.

Kristian Bush, one half of platinum-selling Country duo Sugarland, has been leaving his mark on music for more than two decades. He is currently on the road with his 2014 Put Your Soul In It Tour, backed by a five-piece band including Rebecca and Megan Lovell of acclaimed roots duo Larkin Poe. A prolific songwriter, Bush is in the process of narrowing down the 300+ songs in his catalog for his debut solo album, due later this year.

To date, Bush has won six BMI Awards for his songwriting abilities, and in 2011 founded the music publishing company and songwriting collective Songs of the Architect. Recent producing/songwriting collaborations include Mike Elizondo, Rita Wilson, Dia Frampton, Ellis Paul, Laura Bell Bundy, Matt Nathanson, the dB’s, Martin Johnson of Boys Like Girls, Pretty Little Liars star Lucy Hale, and up-and-comers including Kristina Train, Larkin Poe, Natalie Stovall, Canaan Smith, Jaida Dreyer, Alana Springsteen and The Voice contestant Savannah Berry.

Bush made his solo debut in March 2013 at the inaugural C2C: Country to Country Festival, held at the O2 Arena in London. His first release as a solo act, “Love or Money,” debuted in the UK and Europe the following week, and in October of 2013, he stood by his promise to release “Love or Money” at home in the U.S. as well – the song is now available worldwide via iTunes and anywhere digital music is sold.

He is a frequent panelist and speaker at events for the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, and regularly appears as part of the CMA Songwriters Series in cities across the U.S. and Europe. Bush is a graduate of Emory University in Atlanta, where he still resides.

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