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Former Philadelphia Eagle Brian Westbrook To Appear At Mohegan Sun Pocono

Thursday, January 7th, 2016

Meet legendary NFL running back and 2016 Pro Football Hall of Fame nominee at free public eventBrian Westbrook Philadelphia Eagles

WHAT:

Brian Westbrook, former running back for the Philadelphia Eagles, will appear at Mohegan Sun Pocono on Saturday, January 16th for a free Signings & Sightings event.

WHEN/WHERE:

Saturday, January 16th

7:00pm to 8:00pm

Sky Bridge inside Mohegan Sun Pocono

IN DETAIL:

Join Mohegan Sun Pocono for a free Signings & Sightings event on Saturday, January 16th with former Philadelphia Eagles running back Brian Westbrook. One of the most electrifying all-purpose weapons in the NFL over the past decade, Westbrook spent nine successful professional seasons in the NFL and was one of the most prolific running backs in Philadelphia Eagles history.

This is a wristband-only event. The first 150 people to line up on the Sky Bridge beginning at 5:00pm will receive a wristband and wristbands must be worn in order to gain entrance into this event. Only authorized photos will be signed and will be available with wristband. Due to time restrictions, signing of personal items, personalization, or photos taken with personal cameras are prohibited.

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, download our app and view us on YouTube.

Meet The Stars Of Halloween On Ice At Mohegan Sun Pocono

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

Meet Olympic, World and National Champion figure skaters performing in Nancy Kerrigan’s Halloween on Ice on Wednesday, October 7th at Mohegan Sun Pocono.Halloween on Ice

WHEN/WHERE
Wednesday, October 7th
7:30pm Question & Answer Session
8:00pm Signing event
Wise Crackers Comedy Club

IN DETAIL
Meet Olympic, World and National Champion figure skaters* performing in Nancy Kerrigan’s Halloween on Ice at Mohegan Sun Pocono prior to the start of their national tour, kicking off the following evening at the nearby Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza.

All ages welcome, but those under 21 years of age must be accompanied by an adult over age 21.

Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis. Due to time restrictions, signing of personal items, personalization, or photos taken with personal cameras are prohibited. Headshots will be given out at the event. This event is bracelet-only. A limited number of bracelets will be distributed starting at 5:30pm at the Sky Bridge; limit one bracelet per person. Participants must have a bracelet in order to gain entry into the event.

* Attendees to be determined.

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, download our app and view us on YouTube.

Members of 1970s Philadelphia Flyers to appear at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono

Monday, May 18th, 2015

WHAT:              50 years of racing
As part of their yearlong 50th anniversary racing celebration, Mohegan Sun Pocono is pleased to announce that Bernie Parent, Dave Schultz and Bob Kelly of the legendary 1976 Philadelphia Flyers will be greeting fans and signing autographs on Saturday, May 30th.

WHEN:             
Saturday, May 30th
4:00pm to 6:00pm
(Wristbands required; distribution begins at 1:00pm)
Sky Bridge at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono
Free event

IN DETAIL:       
Known as one of the best hockey teams of all time, the Philadelphia Flyers of the early 1970s were well-renowned for their aggressive defensive tactics and great skill, which helped them to win two consecutive Stanley Cup titles in 1974 and 1975.       

Bernie Parent was the All-Star goalie that led the team to the two consecutive Stanley Cup titles, and was selected Most Valuable Player of both series. Parent was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1984.

Dave “The Hammer” Schultz, a rugged winger, was known as the enforcer of the team. In the 1973-74 season, Schultz accumulated 348 penalty minutes and in the 1974-75 season he accrued an astounding 472 penalty minutes, which today remains the NHL record for a single season. Schultz had amazing scoring abilities, scoring twenty goals during the 1973-74 season.

Bob Kelly was the aggressive left-winger and scored the game-winning goal to secure the Flyers’ second Stanley Cup championship in 1975. Along with Schultz, Kelly was one of the team’s top defensive enforcers.

 **Note: This is a wristband-only event. Wristbands will be distributed starting at 1:00pm. Only authorized photos will be signed, and will be distributed at
event, free of charge. 

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, download our app and view us on YouTube.

Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs Welcomes Penguins’ Head Coaches for A Signings and Sightings Event

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

Signings and Sightings Logo MSPDWHAT:
Join us at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs on January 12th for a meet and greet with the coaches of the Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins hockey team!

WHEN:
Monday, January 12, 2015
6:30pm – 7:30pm
Sky Bridge

IN DETAIL:
Lace up your skates and head over to Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs on Monday, January 12th to meet the coaches of Wilkes-Barre Scranton’s own Penguins! Chat with the head coaches, ask about the season and learn more about the Penguins at this Signings and Sightings event. Guests can line up at 4:30pm on the day of the event to receive a bracelet to gain admittance to the autograph line. Bracelets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.

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 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 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.

Mike Schmidt postpones appearance; Reschedules for last day of meet while Thurman Thomas is added for Breeders Crown day signing

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013

Hall of Fame baseball superstar Mike Schmidt postponed his appearance on Breeders Crown day, October 19, 2013, at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, due to a personal conflict, according to his management. The star has confirmed that he would reschedule for November 23, which will be the new closing night for the 2013 harness racing meet, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Fans may line up at 2:00 p.m. on that day to secure their spot in line and obtain an authorized photo to be autographed. No outside merchandise will be signed.

Dale Rapson, Vice President of Racing Operations, has announced that the racing meet would offer two additional days of racing on Friday, November 22, and Saturday, November 23, with a Post Time of 6:30 p.m. both nights. Friday, November 22 has been deemed “Fan Appreciation Night”, and from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., fans may show their Racing Rewards card and choose a souvenir from the 2013 meet; one per fan, while supplies last.

Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs is also announcing that NFL Hall of Fame Running Back Thurman Thomas would be on hand Breeders Crown day, October 19th from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. to sign autographs and meet his fans. Line-up begins at 1:00 p.m., and fans will obtain a wristband to secure their spot in line.

Breeders Crown night will feature 12 championship races and purses over $6 million. Post Time for this historic night of racing is at 5:00 p.m.

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.