Special Events

Colleen Hoover, Jamie McGuire And Abbi Glines Host Winning Authors Event At Mohegan Sun At Pocono Downs

Friday, June 20th, 2014

Atria Indie authors will discuss and sign their latest “New Adult” genre novels on September 3rd in the Keystone Grand Ballroom

WILKES-BARRE, PA- Discover a unique twist on the romance genre with “New Adult” novels presented by #1 New York Times bestsellers and Atria Indie Authors Colleen Hoover, Jamie McGuire and Abbi Glines during Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs’ Winning Authors event in the Keystone Grand Ballroom. Join these ladies as part of their Fall In Love Tour on September 3rd at 7:30pm for a live discussion and Q&A session of their latest novels, followed by a book signing at 8:30pm.

About Colleen: Colleen Hoover is the New York Times bestselling author of Maybe Someday, Losing Hope, Slammed, Point of Retreat, This Girl and Hopeless. She has recently been featured on ABC’s Nightline, The Associated Press and CBS This Morning. For more information about Colleen, please visit her website.

About Jamie: Jamie McGuire is the New York Times bestselling author of A Beautiful Wedding, Red Hill, Walking Disaster, Beautiful Disaster and The Providence trilogy. For more information about Jamie, please visit her website.

About Abbi: Abbi Glines is the New York Times, USA TODAY and Wall Street Journal bestselling author of the Rosemary Beach, Sea Breeze, Vincent Boys and Existence series. For more information about Abbi, please visit her website.

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.

 

Things Heat Up at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs

Wednesday, May 21st, 2014

Annual Hot Summer Fun celebrations return featuring hot entertainment, dining specials and a chance to win  $100,000 cash!  

WILKES-BARRE, PA  – Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs is heating things up this summer with their 6th annual Hot Summer Fun celebration. From May 25th through August 31st, the calendar is packed with exciting giveaways, promotions, tournaments, dining specials, events, fireworks and so much more!

Kick off Hot Summer Fun with a Fireworks Extravaganza on Sunday, May 25th! Free and open to all ages, this event will be held on the Racetrack Apron and begins at approximately 9:30pm. Food and beverages will be available for purchase.

Each day of the week brings a new opportunity to win at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. The week kicks off with Manic Mondays featuring Dueling Cash Cubes in June and August. Guests will compete one-on-one to grab as much cash and free slot play in 30 seconds as possible. In July, Manic Mondays will feature a Rolling for Rewards promotion. Participants will randomly be selected to roll a giant dice for a chance to win up to $1,000 in free slot play.

Double down on Tuesdays throughout Hot Summer Fun with Table Tuesdays at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. In June, guests can learn to play some of the more popular table games such as Blackjack, Roulette and Craps in a fun, relaxed environment with Tables 101.

Special $25.00 buy-in blackjack tournaments will be held each Tuesday in July and August.

Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs has your cure for the midweek blues with Winning Wednesdays. From Dueling Cash Cubes and Zoomball to Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs’ Sixty Second Showdown, guests have endless possibilities to score cash and free slot play each Wednesday at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. Must be 21 years of age or older and a Momentum player to participate. See mohegansunpocono.com/hsf for official rules.

The fun continues with Throwback Thursdays where guests can enjoy dining specials and happy hour deals, as well as a number of chances to win cold hard cash. In June, Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs is introducing Mohegan Card Shark. Guests will choose whether each card in the 5-card hand is higher or lower than the next. It’s Christmas in July at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs where 30 winners each day will be chosen to select an ornament off the tree to reveal a prize. In August, Let’s Make a Deal to win cash, free slot play and other great prizes.

The weekend and fun starts early each Friday throughout the summer at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs with Fabulous Fridays. The popular promotion, Anything Can Happen, returns. Guests throughout the property will be selected to win various prizes ranging from show tickets to diamond earrings, grills and even $1,000 cash! Fabulous Fridays will also feature a series of Hot Seat promotions where once per hour a lucky slot or table player will receive $100 cash just for playing. But they’re not the only winner. Anyone playing at the ‘winning’ bank of slots or tables will also walk away with either free slot play or a match play voucher.

Mohegan Sun is the place to be each weekend with Sizzling Saturdays. Guests will have the opportunity to try and win $100,000 cash with Putt for Dough. Make 4 putts in a row from various distances and walk away $100,000 richer. In July, guests can test their basketball skills with Mohegan Hot Shot where they will try to make as many mini basketballs into the hoop as possible. The higher the score, the higher the prize.

Guests can also enjoy Slot Sundays, where each Sunday throughout the summer, Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs will host slot tournaments from Noon to 4:00pm and 5:00pm to 9:00pm. 16 sessions will be held each Sunday and a guaranteed prize pool of $1,600 is on the line.

But that’s just the beginning. Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs will be home to some amazing live concerts, sporting events and comedy shows. From Danielle Bradbury to America and Soul Asylum, the new event center in the Keystone Grand Ballroom will be sure to offer something for everyone. Wisecrackers will also be host to top comedians throughout the summer.

The fun doesn’t stop there. Free concerts on the Racetrack Apron will be held each Friday throughout June and every Thursday throughout the summer with the return of Party on the Patio. Complete schedules are available at mohegansunpocono.com.

Throughout the summer, a number of dining specials and happy hour deals will be offered at various locations including Ruth’s Chris, Rustic Kitchen, Bar Louie, Johnny Rockets, Ben & Jerry’s, Wolfgang Puck and more!

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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It’s Manic Mondays This Summer at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs

Wednesday, May 21st, 2014

Dueling Cash Cubes, Free Slot Play and so much more as part of Hot Summer Fun Celebrations    

WILKES-BARRE, PA – Cure a case of the Mondays with Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs’ Manic Mondays. Throughout the summer enjoy Dueling Cash Cubes, special promotions and food specials.

Each Monday in June and August, Momentum players will have the opportunity to duel it out with Dueling Cash Cubes. Each hour between 10:00am and 10:00pm, two guests will randomly be selected to duel it out in Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs’ Dueling Cash Cubes. Guests have 30 seconds to grab as much cash and free slot play as possible. Whoever has the most combined after the 30 seconds not only walks away with the money they collected, they will also get an extra $100 cash!

Happy hour and food specials are also available at a number of outlets on Mondays in June including Rustic Kitchen, Ruth Chris Steak House, Pearl, Crossing Vineyards, Breakers, Ben & Jerry’s and Wolfgang Puck.

Every Monday in July, guests will also have a chance to win with Rolling for Rewards. Each hour from Noon to 8:00pm, four guests will be randomly selected to roll a giant dice for a chance to win up to $1,000 in Free Slot Play.

To participate in the following promotions, guests must be Momentum players. It is easy and free to sign up. Visit mohegansunpocono.com/playing or a Player’s Club booth for more information.

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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.