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Mohegan Sun Pocono Wins 16 Awards From Casino Player’s “Best Of Gaming” Issue

Thursday, September 8th, 2016

WILKES-BARRE, PA (September 8, 2016) - Mohegan Sun Pocono, one of Pennsylvania’s most spectacular entertainment, gaming, dining and shopping destinations, has been awarded a total of 16 awards by Casino Player’s “Best Gaming” Issue. It is an honor for the Pocono team, which since 2005, has continued to provide unmatched service through hard work and dedication. Today the property features approximately 82,000 square feet of gaming space, 2,300 slot machines and electronic games, more than 91 table games, live harness racing eight months of the year, over 21 shops, restaurants and bars plus the best live entertainment at Breakers and Bar Louie.

Six of the Casino Player Awards that Mohegan Sun Pocono has received, were top honors for best hotel, best rooms, best pool, best video poker, best poker tournaments and best live poker. Quite the achievement for the Wilkes-Barre Resort!

The hotel, a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts’ Lifestyle Collection, stands seven stories tall with 238 guest rooms. The hotel is connected to the 20,000 square-foot Convention Center with a central lobby leading to Mohegan Sun Pocono’s gaming, dining, shopping and entertainment venues. Select rooms also feature spectacular views of the harness track and the rolling Pennsylvania hillside. Onsite amenities for hotel guests include a sparkling heated pool, 24/7 fitness center, full-service business center and full-service onsite Spa Sapphire. Room service is also available for breakfast, dinner and late night.

Located in the Convention Center at Mohegan Sun Pocono, the Keystone Grand Ballroom is a 16,000 square-foot venue that hosts some of the most prominent performers. Guests can also enjoy a comedy show and other hilarious entertainment in Wise Crackers Comedy Club, located in Seasons Ballroom. Mohegan Sun Pocono is also home to an electric nightlife experience with great options for everyone including Breakers, Bar Louie, Sunburst Bar, M Bar, and The Terrace.

The legendary racetrack at Pocono, which features a 5/8 mile oval track, gives guests the thrill of watching the races from the outdoor grandstand and patio. The spacious and state-of-art simulcast facility accommodates up to 200 viewers with numerous TV screens, hot and cold snacks, ice cold beverages and both a smoking and non-smoking section.

For more information, please visit Mohegansunpocono.com.

About Mohegan Sun Pocono

Mohegan Sun Pocono, owned by 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 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.

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Mohegan Sun Pocono Hotel Now A Member of Preferred℠ Hotels & Resorts

Friday, July 31st, 2015

Hotel Joins the Brand’s Lifestyle CollectionPreferred Hotel

WILKES-BARRE, PA (July 31, 2015) –The Mohegan Sun Pocono hotel is honored to be accepted into membership of Preferred Hotels & Resorts as the newest experience available within the brand’s Lifestyle collection. The Preferred Hotels & Resorts Lifestyle Collection represents premier global properties, including the Mohegan Sun Pocono hotel, that offer engaging stays and memorable moments to its guests.

The Mohegan Sun Pocono hotel stands seven stories tall with 238 guest rooms, including 138 king, 80 standard rooms and twenty suites. The plush hotel is connected to the 20,000 square-foot Convention Center with a central lobby leading to Mohegan Sun Pocono’s exhilarating gaming, dining, shopping, nightlife, entertainment and live harness racing. Onsite amenities include a refreshing indoor pool, state-of-the-art fitness center, convenient business center and a full-service luxury salon and spa, Spa Sapphire.

The in-room amenities at the Mohegan Sun Pocono hotel incorporate comfort and convenience with the latest technology. Each room has a single-cup coffee brewer; digital phone system with text-based digital display; complimentary Wi-Fi; desk with ergonomic chair; Saflok electronic hotel swipe locks with digital privacy display; in-room safe and a Smart TV offering room service options, restaurant and bar menus, entertainment listings, TV guides, movie rentals, world radio and more. Also in each room, iPad Mini compendiums and iHome Docking Systems provide an interactive way to view menus, event listings and the latest news.

The Mohegan Sun Pocono hotel will be held to the Preferred Global Standards of Excellence℠, and measured by anonymous onsite inspections and feedback from online channels to ensure top-notch service and quality is achieved in each visit. Additionally, guests visiting the Mohegan Sun Pocono hotel are now eligible to enroll in the Preferred Hotels & Resorts iPrefer guest loyalty program, which extends points redeemable for cash-value Reward Certificates, elite status and special benefits. Management of the hotel remains unchanged.

ABOUT PREFERRED HOTELS & RESORTS:

Preferred Hotels & Resorts℠ is the world’s largest independent hotel brand, representing more than 650 distinctive hotels, resorts, residences and unique hotel groups across 85 countries. Through its five global collections, Preferred Hotels & Resorts connects discerning travelers to the singular luxury hospitality experience that meets their life and style preferences for each occasion. Every property within the portfolio maintains the high quality standards and unparalleled service levels required by the Preferred Hotels & Resorts Integrated Quality Assurance Program. The iPrefer™ guest loyalty program, Preferred Residences℠, Preferred Family℠, Preferred Pride℠ and Preferred Golf™ offer valuable benefits for travelers seeking a unique experience. For more information, visit PreferredHotels.com.

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.

Spa Sapphire Opens at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014

WILKES-BARRE, PA  – Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs and Spa Sapphire are excited to announce the opening of the newest location inside the hotel at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. Located on the first floor of the 238-room hotel, Spa Sapphire is over 4,000 square feet of unsurpassed services and endless luxury.

Owned by Angie and Larry Morgan, Spa Sapphire is a salon and day spa offering a variety of services including massage, facials, manicures, pedicures, hair services and makeup application. In addition, the spa also offers a full service men’s salon, two couple suites, a Himalayan Salt Sauna and an Exotic Mud Chamber with Rain Shower Cascade & Steam.

Spa Sapphire at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs is open Monday through Sunday from 9:00am to 9:00pm. To book a reservation, guests may call 570.270.5555.

For more information on Spa Sapphire at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, visit sapphiremohegan.com.

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 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 Begins Accepting Reservations For New Hotel

Monday, September 16th, 2013

November 30th set as the first occupancy date for new seven-story hotel

WILKES-BARRE, PA  – Mohegan Sun At Pocono Downs, one of the largest and most distinctive entertainment, gaming, shopping and dining destinations in Pennsylvania, has started taking reservations today for their new seven-story, 238-room hotel.

Guests are now able to make hotel reservations and plan their trips to Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs beginning November 30, 2013 and beyond. Reservations can be made online at mohegansunpocono.com or by phone by calling 1.888.WIN.IN.PA.

“We’re really excited to be able to invite our guests, who have long made Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs their daytrip destination, to enjoy the property in a whole new light,” said Mike Bean, President and Chief Executive Officer of Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs.

“The addition of the new hotel positions Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs to become the region’s premier overnight destination,” added Bean.

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, room service, indoor heated swimming pool, the full service Spa Sapphire, a Bistro serving breakfast and light fare and more.

The hotel is a part of Project Sunlight, an expansion project that also includes an adjacent 20,000 square-foot Convention Center which will cater to business travelers for any number of special events, meetings, concerts and more. With dividable space, the new Convention Center at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs will be able to accommodate a number of different sized groups up to 800 for seated banquets. The space can even be converted into a concert venue, holding up 1,500 seats.

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.