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Summer Fun Heats Up Mohegan Sun Pocono

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

Hot Summer Fun 2015Celebrate all season long with sizzling live entertainment, hot cash prizes and electrifying fireworks shows

WILKES-BARRE, PA (June 15, 2015) – Summer is finally here, and Mohegan Sun Pocono is turning up the heat with Hot Summer Fun celebrations all season long! This year’s celebrations start on July 1st and are hotter than ever, with new chances to win every day through August 31st.

Scratch Mania Wednesdays

Every Wednesday, the first 500 guests to earn a Momentum Status Point starting at the stated time will get to play Scratch Mania! Pick up a scratch card at any Player’s Club booth and reveal the lucky symbols to win up to $25,000 cash. Best of all, every ticket is a winner! Times vary by week, so visit the website for more information.

Boardwalk Surprise Fridays

The fun continues on Fridays, as five lucky guests each hour between 2:00pm and 10:00pm sitting in a Hot Seat at their favorite slot machine or table game will be called to the Boardwalk, where they can spin the giant prize wheel for a chance to win BIG by playing classic carnival or TV games!

Win Some Wheels Saturdays

Play more, win more! All summer long Mohegan Sun Pocono is giving away some hot new wheels to two lucky guests! The more you play, the better your chances to drive away in a 2015 Subaru Cross Trek on July 25th or a 2015 BMW on August 29th.

Simply play your favorite games on Saturdays (excluding the last Saturday of each month) and earn Personal Achievement Awards to be entered into the drawing. Then on the last Saturday of each month (July 25th and August 29th), activate entries at any kiosk from 2:00pm to 6:00pm and get ready to rev up your summer in your new car with the grand prizes awarded at 7:00pm each day! Nineteen additional winners will be awarded Free Slot Play and more.

There’s even more action on Saturdays at Mohegan Sun Pocono during Hot Summer Fun. Every Saturday (excluding the last Saturday of each month) from 2:00pm to 6:00pm, one lucky guest every 15 minutes will be randomly selected to win $250 in Free Slot Play just by playing their favorite slots. Play more, win more all summer long at Mohegan Sun Pocono!

Win a Trip Around The Sun

Every day in July and August, enter a drawing to win $3,000 cash and a trip to all three luxurious Mohegan Sun properties just by having fun at the Sun! Simply complete and submit a punch card and drop it into the mystery box—it’s that easy! All participants who complete a punch card will win $25.00 in Free Slot Play, and on August 31st one lucky winner will be chosen to win the cash prize and a trip Around The Sun!

Anything Can Happen!

Yes—ANYTHING! Any time, any day, anyone can be a surprise winner just by being in the right place at the right time! From 10am to 8pm each day, randomly selected lucky guests will win great prizes including gift cards, cash, Free Slot Play, lottery tickets and more. Anything Can Happen and it WILL, all summer long during Hot Summer Fun!

Turn Up The Heat With Live Entertainment All Summer

Dance the night away at Party on the Patio, with live entertainment every Thursday night on the track apron. Enjoy the nation’s best tribute bands, $2.00 Coors Light drafts, Absolut cocktails and a breathtaking view of NEPA scenery. Doors open at 6:00pm every Thursday through September 3rd, with live music starting at 7:30pm.

Don’t miss the chance to be a Rock star during Party on the Patio’s Lip Sync Battle. Each week starting July 2nd, six contestants will lip sync to their favorite tunes to compete for the weekly prize and a chance for the grand prize on September 3rd. Crowd noise helps the judges determine the finalists each week, so get ready to cheer on your favorite contestant to win each week!

Ready to keep the party rolling? Shake things up every Thursday night after Party on the Patio at After Party in Breakers for even more live entertainment and great drink specials. The fun goes well into the night all summer long at Mohegan Sun Pocono.

Summer is hotter than ever in the Keystone Grand Ballroom as Mohegan Sun Pocono welcomes The Midtown Men on July 25th, The Doobie Brothers on August 1st and Shawn Klush, known as the “World’s Greatest Elvis,” on August 22nd and 23rd. Tickets are available for all shows by logging on to ticketmaster.com; calling Ticketmaster’s national toll free Charge By Phone number at 1.800.745.3000; or visiting any Ticketmaster outlet. Tickets are also available for purchase, free of service fees, at the Mohegan Sun Pocono Box Office.

But that’s not all! Kick up your heels at The Terrace and enjoy free live music every Friday and Saturday from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. Relax at this cozy outdoor venue with comfortable seating around an open fire and a private bar. It’s a great place to unwind after a long week and get the weekend started!

Sizzling Summer Fireworks

Celebrate Independence Day weekend with a bang with a fireworks extravaganza at 9:30pm on Sunday, July 5th, at the conclusion of an action-packed night of harness racing. Then, on Saturday, August 22nd, celebrate Mohegan Sun Pocono’s 50th anniversary of racing with an exhilarating fireworks spectacular set to being at approximately 10:30pm at the conclusion of evening racing.

Bring the family to see these spectacular displays ignite the sky. These events are free and open to all ages, and food and beverages will be available to purchase.

Celebrating 50 Years of Harness Racing

2015 marks the 50th year of harness racing at Mohegan Sun Pocono, and we are celebrating in style! From August 16th through August 22nd visit The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono for a week-long anniversary celebration, including a Reality Check event with dance partners Chris Soules of The Bachelor and Witney Carson of Dancing with the Stars on Wednesday, August 19th; Party on the Patio with Almost Queen on Thursday, August 20th; a Motown concert on the track apron on Friday, August 21st; a fireworks extravaganza on Saturday, August 22nd and so much more! Watch for details as we add more exciting events to our 50th anniversary celebration all summer long.

For complete details on all promotions and events, visit mohegansunpocono.com.

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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.

Reality Check Presents Dance Partners Chris Soules of The Bachelor and Witney Carson of Dancing with the Stars

Thursday, June 11th, 2015

Chris Soules Witney Carson

WHAT
The Bachelor star Chris Soules and his Dancing with the Stars partner Witney Carson join Mohegan Sun Pocono for a special Reality Check event.

WHEN
Wednesday, August 19th
7:30pm Performance and Q&A session
8:30pm Signing event
Keystone Grand Ballroom, Salons E & F

IN DETAIL
Chris Soules turns farm charm into dancing dynamo at Mohegan Sun Pocono during a free Reality Check event. Join the star of The Bachelor as he shows off his ballroom skills with his Dancing with the Stars partner Witney Carson for a live performance followed by an autograph signing on Wednesday, August 19th in the Keystone Grand Ballroom.

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 in the pre-function area outside the Keystone Grand Ballroom. Participants must have a bracelet in order to gain entry into the signing line.

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 2013 Winner Derek Hough And Dance Pro Emma Slater Of Dancing With The Stars

Thursday, December 12th, 2013

Special Reality Check event for the Hotel’s Grand Opening Weekend 

WHAT:  Derek Hough, Dancing With The Stars’ most successful dance pro, will join the shows newest star, Emma Slater for a special Reality Check event at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs on Sunday, January 19th. This free, live event will be part of the weekend-packed festivities set to celebrate the Grand Opening of the Hotel and Convention Center at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs.

WHEN/WHERE:  Sunday, January 19th

Live Performance and Q&A – 3:00pm

Seasons Ballroom

Public Signing Event – 4:00pm

Sky Bridge

IN DETAIL:  Derek Hough, current, 5-time Dancing With The Stars champion will join the show’s newest dance pro, Emma Slater for a special Reality Check event as part of the exciting, event-packed Grand Opening weekend for the Hotel and Convention Center at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs.

The special Reality Check with Hough and Slater will include a live dance performance followed by a Q&A and signing. The event will coincide with the Grand Opening festivities which include three-days of live entertainment featuring double-platinum-selling Country music star Josh Turner, The Bacon Brothers and David Foster and The Mohegan Sun All-Stars.

The first 350 people to visit the Player’s Club booth across from Ruth’s Chris Steak House on January 2nd at 5:00pm will receive a ticket to the exclusive performance and Q&A. Due to time restrictions, signing 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 12:00pm at the signing area on the Sky Bridge. Participants must have a bracelet in order to gain entry into the signing line.

Derek Hough is the only 5-time champion in franchise history of the hit ABC series Dancing With The Stars. A dancer since age 11, Hough’s professional Ballroom dance accolades include World Under 21 Latin American champion, 2-time Open British champion (Blackpool), 2-time International Open to the World champion and 2-time U.S. Open champion. Hough is coming off of a big year in 2013 which included an Emmy win for Best Choreography and his fifth Mirror Ball win with partner and Glee star Amber Riley on Season 17 of Dancing With The Stars.

Emma Slater is the newest dance pro on Dancing With The Stars, having made her series debut on Season 17 this past fall. Together with dance partner Bill Engvall, Slater placed 4th in the competition. At age 10, Slater began her training in Ballroom and Latin American Dance and went on to be ranked as one of the world’s top 20 in Latin American Dance. In 2007, Slater was also featured in the Universal Pictures film adaptation of Mamma Mia.

ABOUT REALITY CHECK           
Reality Check is an exciting and interactive event presented by Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, bringing the best and brightest stars from the reality world to Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs.  Reality Check events include an engaging, live exhibition followed by an intimate signing event providing fans with the ultimate exposure to their favorite reality stars. Reality Check events are free and open to all ages.

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 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.

Dancing With The Stars Finalists Hustle Their Way To Mohegan Sun At Pocono Downs

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012

Season 11 runners-up, Lacey Schwimmer and Kyle Massey, star in Reality Check event on December 29th

You saw them team up on the dance floor back in 2010, now meet Lacey Schwimmer and Kyle Massey of Dancing With The Stars at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs for a special Reality Check event on Saturday, December 29th.

This free event kicks off 2:00pm in Breakers where Lacey & Kyle will be performing a routine and holding a live Q&A segment.  Then at 3:00pm at the Sky Bridge, “Samba” your way over to grab a spot in line as the duo signs autographs and takes photos with their loyal fans!  This is sure to be an event worthy of the coveted Mirrorball Trophy!

ABOUT KYLE MASSEY

Actor Kyle Massey got his “big break” in the popular Disney Channel sitcom, That’s So Raven where he played the mischievous little brother. Since then he has starred in the show’s spin-off, Cory in the House and the Disney original film Life Is Ruff.  He was runner-up of Season 11 of Dancing With The Stars alongside his partner, professional dancer Lacey Schwimmer.

ABOUT LACEY SCHWIMMER

Daughter of West Coast Swing dancer, Buddy Schwimmer, and sister to winner of the second season of So You Think You Can Dance, Benji Schwimmer, Lacey began her dancing career at the age of 6.  Since then, she has finished as a finalist on season 3 of So You Think You Can Dance and has competed on seasons 7-13 of Dancing With The Stars.  For more information, visit http://itslaceyschwimmer.com/.

ABOUT MOHEGAN SUN AT POCONO DOWNS

Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, owned by the Mohegan  Tribal Gaming Authority, 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, as well as 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 mohegansunpocono.com.