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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.

“World’s Greatest Elvis” to Perform At Mohegan Sun Pocono

Monday, June 8th, 2015

Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist to perform on August 22nd and 23rd

WILKES-BARRE, PA (June 8, 2015) – The Elvis Tribute Artist Spectacular featuring Shawn Klush and The Sweet Inspirations is back by popular demand, bringing their electrifying magic to Mohegan Sun Pocono’s  Keystone Grand Ballroom on August 22nd and 23rd.

Klush, a native of Pittston, Pennsylvania and known as the “World’s Greatest Elvis,” will be backed by Elvis’s own backup singers, The Sweet Inspirations. Klush has been recognized worldwide for his renowned Elvis impersonation, including his sultry looks, energetic vocal style and swaying hips, and has long performed alongside Elvis’s closest friends, musicians and singers.

Tickets for the Saturday, August 22nd dinner show at 8:00pm are $175.00 and $125.00 (minimum purchase of two tickets required) and include a three-course gourmet meal inspired by the King himself (details at mohegansunpocono.com). Tickets for the Sunday, August 23rd concert at 8:00pm are $60.00, $30.00 and $20.00. All tickets will go on sale on Friday, June 12th at 10:00am through Ticketmaster. Ticketmaster customers may purchase tickets 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 will also be available for purchase, free of service fees, at the Mohegan Sun Pocono Box Office.

The Saturday dinner show is restricted to ages 21 and over; all ages are welcome at the Sunday concert.

Klush has received numerous awards and accolades for his performances including being named champion of the World Elvis Tribute Artist competition, “Best Concert Elvis” by Gibson Guitar Company, “World’s Greatest Elvis” by BBC1 Television in the United Kingdom, and the “Worldwide Ambassador of Elvis” award and “Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist” by Elvis Presley Enterprises. Klush was a featured performer on The Late Show with David Letterman, starred as Elvis in the Legends in Concert shows in Las Vegas and Atlantic City and is a well-known, recurring performer at official Elvis festivals worldwide, including in Memphis, Tennessee, known as the home of Elvis.

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.