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Love Is In The Air For Valentine’s Day At Mohegan Sun Pocono

Monday, February 8th, 2016

Sweet dining specials, exciting live music and decadent treatsValentine's Day

Looking for somewhere special to celebrate Valentine’s Day? Look no further than Mohegan Sun Pocono for a weekend-long romantic getaway with your sweetheart for great food, memorable fun and blissful relaxation.

Starting on Friday, February 12th, reserve a private booth inside Rustic Kitchen Bistro & Bar for a romantic Tuscan-inspired Valentine’s Day dinner like no other. Enjoy special menu items including creamy Seafood Bisque, Prime Rib Spring Rolls with spicy BBQ sauce and cheese fondue, Surf ‘N’ Turf with crab-stuffed lobster and filet mignon, pan-seared Sea Bass with chorizo and tomato couscous and roasted corn and arugula salad, or Duck Confit Ravioli. Cap the dinner with a decadent dessert featuring a creamy Snickers cheesecake or luscious strawberry champagne cake. Call 570.824.6600 for reservations.

Just steps away, the nationally-renowned Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse awaits, ready to make Valentine’s Day special with world-famous tender steaks, expertly-executed seafood, New Orleans-inspired appetizers, unforgettable desserts and an award-winning wine list. Call 570.208.2266 for reservations.

Nearby at Pearl Sushi Bar, delicacies of the sea are freshly-prepared in a hip, fun setting, perfect for date night, and pair with a unique handcrafted martini from “The Tao of Abundant Martinis” menu.

Timbers Buffet is also getting in on the action this Valentine’s Day weekend. All weekend enjoy a tantalizing seafood buffet with some sweet Valentine’s Day touches such as heart-shaped ravioli and a glass of complimentary champagne.

Both Saturday and Sunday night at 9:00pm, grab your sweetheart and get up-close-and-personal with the talented acts of Wise Crackers Comedy Club in Seasons Ballroom at Mohegan Sun Pocono. Join Brad Williams, Jonathan Randall and Scott Bruce for hilarious Wise Crackers performances sure to have you laughing all night long. Advance tickets required; visit mohegansunpocono.com.

When the laughs are over, head to Breakers and experience their eclectic nightlife scene with high-energy bartenders and amazing drink specials. It’s a great place to party with your sweetheart, meet up with friends or make new ones! On Saturday enjoy happy hour featuring half-price drinks from 7:00pm to 9:00pm then groove to the sounds of local favorites Nowhere Slow from 9:30pm to 1:30am. On Sunday, indulge in half-price happy hour drinks from 5:00pm to 7:00pm then party with NEPA’s own Jay & Silent Scott from 8:00pm to 11:00pm.

On Sunday, start Valentine’s Day with Bar Louie’s famous Sunday brunch from 10:00am to 3:00pm. Enjoy delicious menu items like Eggs Bennie, Hangover Helper, Breakfast Nachos or PB&J cakes. Top it all off with a pitcher of Bar Louie’s famous Bloody Marys or Ultimate Mimosas.

When your appetite is sated, head over to the onsite Spa Sapphire, located on the first floor of the hotel. Comprised of extraordinary ambiance and legendary services, Spa Sapphire promises a luxury spa experience, and on Valentine’s Day with any couple’s service enjoy a decadent complimentary dessert for two! Call 570.270.5555 for reservations.

Take their breath away this Valentine’s Day with some memorable moments at Mohegan Sun Pocono. For more information, visit their 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.

Bash In Breakers Is Back At Mohegan Sun Pocono

Monday, December 14th, 2015

Enjoy great tribute bands and amazing drink specials every Thursday with no coverBash in Breakers

WHAT:

Bash In Breakers is back at Mohegan Sun Pocono. Every Thursday from January 7th through March 10th, enjoy live music from fantastic tribute bands inside Breakers starting at 8:00pm.

WHEN:

Thursdays from January 7th through March 10th

Starting at 8:00pm

No cover charge, age 21+ only

IN DETAIL:

Love Mohegan Sun Pocono’s Party on the Patio? No need to wait for summer—check out Bash In Breakers every Thursday from January 7th through March 10th starting at 8:00pm.  Enjoy amazing tribute bands and great drink specials, including $2.00 Coors Light bottles, in a new winter location.

  • Thursday, January 7th: Head Games, a tribute to Foreigner
  • Thursday, January 14th: 2U, a tribute to U2
  • Thursday, January 21st: Idol Kings, a tribute to Journey, John Mellencamp and Tom Petty
  • Thursday, January 28th:Drive , a tribute to The Cars
  • Thursday, February 4th: Who’s Next, a tribute to The Who
  • Thursday, February 11th: 52nd Street, a tribute to Billy Joel
  • Thursday, February 18th: Adrenalize, a tribute to Def Leppard
  • Thursday, February 25th: Halfway to Hell, a tribute to AC/DC
  • Thursday, March 3rd: Green River, a tribute to Creedence Clearwater Revival
  • Thursday, March 10th: Little Paradise, a tribute to Pat Benatar

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.

Battle Of The Bands Is Back For 2016 At Mohegan Sun Pocono

Monday, December 7th, 2015

Call for entries now through January 29th

WILKES-BARRE, PA (December 7, 2015) – Does your band have what it takes toBattle of the Bandsreign supreme?  Mohegan Sun Pocono wants to know!  The sixth annual Battle of the Bands competition kicks off on Thursday, March 17th at Breakers, and starting now Mohegan Sun Pocono is looking for the best bands in NEPA to compete!

Don’t wait! Now through January 29th, interested bands can submit an entry to be crowned this year’s winner, and for the chance to win cash prizes at the grand finale on May 26, 2016, including the $10,000 grand prize!

To express interest in competing in this popular event, bands must submit the following no later than 5:00pm on Friday, January 29, 2016. 32 bands will be selected and notified no later than Monday, February 29th.

  • Demo CD, EPK, website and/or flash drive containing no more than three songs. This should be as close as possible to proposed live performance; cover music preferred.  Please note in writing with submission if there are overdubbed parts or guest artists who will not be part of the competition.
  • Recent photo with names and instrumentation of all players, and an input list (preferably in digital format)
  • Current song list and proposed 30-minute set list for the competition
  • List of any Thursday evenings during the competition (March 17th through May 26th) that band would not be available between 7pm and Midnight
  • Contact information, including email address and daytime phone number
  • Verification that all band members are 21 years of age or older

Please send submissions to Battle of the Bands, Entertainment Office, Mohegan Sun Pocono, 1280 Highway 315, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18705 or EventRequest@mohegansunpocono.com.

For additional information or questions, contact EventRequest@mohegansunpocono.com or 570.831.2264.

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.

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.

Stealing Neil Crowned Winner of Battle of the Bands

Friday, May 22nd, 2015

Band awarded $10,000 grand prize

WILKES-BARRE, PA (May 22, 2015) – At the long-aStealing Neilwaited grand finale on Thursday, May 21st, Rock/Alternative band Stealing Neil was crowned the winner of Mohegan Sun Pocono’s 5th Battle of the Bands at Breakers, and awarded the $10,000 grand prize.

Founded in 2004, Stealing Neil has cultivated a devoted and ever-growing following thanks to the diverse talents of the band’s current lineup including lead singer and guitarist R.J. Scouton, lead guitarist Jared Scavone, rhythm guitarist Pauly Young, drummer Tony Scavone and bassist/vocalist Bruce Christian. The band’s set list is wide-ranging, thanks to the members’ eclectic and varied musical influences of Grunge, Country, Classic Rock and Hair Metal.

The 2nd, 3rd and 4th place winners of the event were Nowhere Slow, Coast 2 Coast and Facing the Giants, and each was also awarded a cash prize.

To learn more about Stealing Neil and their future shows, visit facebook.com/stealing.neil.

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.