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More Than 400 Families Get Help For Holidays From Mohegan Sun Pocono Team

Wednesday, December 16th, 2015

“Adopt-a-Family” program in partnership with United Way

Mohegan Sun Pocono Adopt Family United Way

From Left to Right: Ann Jones, Luzerne County Maternal and Family Health Services; Becky Brey, Luzerne County Head Start; Mike Bean, Mohegan Sun Pocono; Jennifer Pugh Deemer, United Way of Wyoming Valley

WILKES-BARRE, PA (December 11, 2015) – In its first “Adopt-a-Family” program, Mohegan Sun Pocono’s generous teammembers have donated holiday gifts for more than 400 lower-income families in Luzerne County, each with up to seven children.

On Friday, December 11th, Mohegan Sun Pocono team members, led by President & CEO Mike Bean, loaded a moving van with over 1,700 wrapped gifts and delivered them to Luzerne County Head Start and Luzerne County Maternal and Family Health Services.

“Mohegan Sun Pocono is deeply involved in our community,” said Bean, “and there is no better time to give back to those in need than the holidays. I’m tremendously proud of our team members for making a difference for so many families this season.”

The United Way of Wyoming Valley was a key partner in facilitating this program, and in bringing forward the more than 400 families from Luzerne County Head Start and Luzerne County Maternal and Family Health Services.  Additionally, Mohegan Sun Pocono set up a Wishing Well where team members donated baby bottles, baby wipes and supplies, toys, coloring books, books and more for additional families in need.

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 or Instagram, download our app and view us on YouTube.

It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas At Mohegan Sun Pocono

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015

Celebrate the season on December 2nd with a holiday tree, live music, festive dance, fireworks and moreMohegan Sun Pocono Tree Lighting

Join Mohegan Sun Pocono for a holiday celebration like no other on Wednesday, December 2nd starting at 6:00pm.

WHEN

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Main Casino Entrance

Festivities begin at 6:00pm; tree lighting and fireworks at 7:00pm

IN DETAIL

Join Mohegan Sun Pocono for a holiday celebration like no other on Wednesday, December 2nd starting at 6:00pm.

Mirth and merriment abounds across the whole property, with activities that the whole family will love. Enjoy the holiday spirit and tradition of Christmas at Rockefeller Center without leaving Northeastern Pennsylvania!

This remarkable night of Christmas cheer will include a spectacular performance by Ballet Northeast, Northeastern Pennsylvania’s Premier Youth Ballet Company; festive holiday carols performed by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic musicians and the Mohegan Sun Pocono Team Member Choir; seasonal refreshments; holiday giveaways and so much more, including special appearances by Santa Claus and other guests! The night will be capped off with the celebratory lighting of a lavish 34-foot holiday tree at 7:00pm, with delightful fireworks to follow, marking the occasion.

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.

Be Thankful On Thanksgiving Day At Mohegan Sun Pocono

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015

Enjoy abundant holiday dining specials on Thursday, November 26th

Be thankful for no cooking and cleaning this Thanksgiving Day, while celebrating your holiday with family and friends at Mohegan Sun Pocono. Mohegan Sun Pocono offers great dining options in its restaurants with delicious turkey dishes and so much more on the menu.

The award-winning Italian Mediterranean-influenced Rustic Kitchen Bistro & Bar will offer a special holiday menu, including:

  • Fall Harvest puree soup with crispy sweet potato strings
  • Harvest Salad with pears, Craisins, nuts, goat cheese, candied bacon and mixed greens with cranberry vinaigrette
  • Traditional roasted turkey with stuffing, mashed potatoes, vegetable medley and fresh cranberry sauce
  • Butternut squash ravioli with a pumpkin sage sauce

Eat, drink and be thankful while enjoying an intimate dining experience surrounded by handcrafted relics and artifacts representing a Tuscan villa. Make your reservation today by calling 570.824.6600.

Enjoy a bountiful Thanksgiving feast that the whole family will love at Timbers Buffet. Open from 11:00am until 8:00pm on Thanksgiving Day, Timbers Buffet will feature traditional holiday favorites, unique specialties and so much more, including:

  • Whole roasted turkey
  • Bourbon cherry-glazed ham
  • Crab cakes with Sriracha remoulade
  • Sour cream and chive mashed potatoes
  • Mashed sweet potato with caramel pineapple and marshmallow topping
  • Traditional Thanksgiving stuffing
  • Crab macaroni and cheese with crumb topping
  • Ravioli with pumpkin sage cream sauce
  • Butternut squash, apple and cranberry risotto with crumbled blue cheese
  • New England clam chowder
  • Lobster bisque
  • Peel and eat shrimp
  • And more!

Relax at the end of your day at Betty & Joe’s inside the Food Court at Mohegan Sun Pocono. Purchase a slice of pumpkin pie and enjoy a hot or iced apple cider for half price.

Or, if something cooler is on your mind, visit Ben and Jerry’s inside the Food Court. Buy one hot fudge or caramel sundae and receive a second one for only $1.00 on Thanksgiving Day.

Wetzel’s Pretzels also has a special Thanksgiving Day offer for Mohegan Sun Pocono guests. Buy any pretzel and receive a second one for half price only on Thanksgiving Day.

For additional information, please visit Mohegan Sun Pocono’s website.

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 or Instagram, download our app and view us on YouTube.

Ring In 2016 At Bash In The Ballroom Inside Mohegan Sun Pocono

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015

Free New Year’s Eve party featuring Parrotbeach, champagne toast and more!

WILKES-BARRE, PA (November 2, 2015) – Bid farewell to 2015 and kick off 2016 at Bash in the Ballroom inside Mohegan Sun Pocono featuring Parrotbeach, a Jimmy Buffet tribute band.

Fins up! It may be New Year’s Eve but it will be hot summer fun inside Mohegan Sun Pocono’s Keystone Grand Ballroom from 10:00pm to 1:00pm. Wear your best tropical attire or dress to impress—the choice is yours! Enjoy tropical drink specials all night long, and when the clock strikes Midnight enjoy a complimentary champagne toast throughout the casino with party hats and noisemakers. Everyone 21 and over is welcome to attend this free event.

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 or Instagram, download our app and view us on YouTube.

Veterans Day Specials At Mohegan Sun Pocono

Thursday, October 29th, 2015

Mohegan Sun Pocono gives back to Veterans on Wednesday, November 11thVeterans Day specials

WILKES-BARRE, PA (October 20, 2015) – On Veterans Day, Wednesday, November 11th, to honor those who have served our country, Mohegan Sun Pocono offers discounts and deals for active and retired military members, as well as patriotic performances by the Mohegan Sun Pocono Team Member Choir outside of Timbers Buffet at Noon and in the racing lobby at 12:30pm.

Relax—you deserve it! For our active and retired service members, Spa Sapphire offers a 25% discount on all services on Wednesday, November 11th. Men and women can enjoy a luxurious facial, relaxing massage, blissful body treatment or soak, exquisite Aromatherapy manicure and pedicure, or a visit to the exotic Himalayan Salt Sauna or detoxifying MudChamber with Rain Shower Cascade & Steam. With valid military ID on Veterans Day, Spa Sapphire also offers a 20% discount on Aveda retail items. For a complete list of services and prices, visit their website.

On Wednesday, November 11th, to thank our active and retired military members for their service, Timbers Buffet offers a 50% discount, Wolfgang Puck Express and Johnny Rockets offer a 20% discount, Elixir offers 20% off breakfast sandwiches and coffees and Rustic Kitchen offers a 15% discount. (Must provide valid military ID. Cannot be used on alcohol. See outlets for details.)

For dessert, stop by Ben & Jerry’s and buy one hot fudge or caramel sundae and receive a second one for $1.00, or visit Betty and Joe’s and purchase any slice of cake or pie and receive a medium coffee for only $1.00.

All guests are welcome to enjoy our Wednesday specials, including:

Bar Louie

  • $8.00 lunch specials from 11:00am to 3:00pm
  • Happy hour from 5:00pm to 7:00pm featuring $3.25 drafts, $4.25 glasses of wine, $5.25 martinis and half price select appetizers
  • $6.00 buckets of beer (five 12oz beers)
  • Music from DJ Glitch starting at 9:30pm

Crossing Vineyards Wine & Cheese Shop

  • Happy Hour specials from 5:00pm to 7:00pm featuring $5.00 glasses of Vintner’s Select (red or white)
  • Two bottles of Viognier for $30.00

Elixir

  • Starting at 11:00am enjoy $3.50 select beers, $4.00 select shots, $5.00 select glasses of wine and $5.00 select cocktail specials

Rustic Kitchen

  • All-you-can-eat pasta for $11.95 from 4:00pm to 11:00pm
  • Happy Hour specials from 4:00pm to 6:00pm at the bar

Wetzel’s Pretzels

  • Buy any pretzel and receive a second one for half price

Wolfgang Puck Express

  • Happy Hour specials from 6:00pm to 8:00pm featuring $1.00 off all wine and Pinnacle mixed drinks and $3.00 Coronas

For additional information, please visit Mohegan Sun Pocono’s website.

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 or Instagram, download our app and view us on YouTube.