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Members of 1970s Philadelphia Flyers to appear at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono

Monday, May 18th, 2015

WHAT:              50 years of racing
As part of their yearlong 50th anniversary racing celebration, Mohegan Sun Pocono is pleased to announce that Bernie Parent, Dave Schultz and Bob Kelly of the legendary 1976 Philadelphia Flyers will be greeting fans and signing autographs on Saturday, May 30th.

WHEN:             
Saturday, May 30th
4:00pm to 6:00pm
(Wristbands required; distribution begins at 1:00pm)
Sky Bridge at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono
Free event

IN DETAIL:       
Known as one of the best hockey teams of all time, the Philadelphia Flyers of the early 1970s were well-renowned for their aggressive defensive tactics and great skill, which helped them to win two consecutive Stanley Cup titles in 1974 and 1975.       

Bernie Parent was the All-Star goalie that led the team to the two consecutive Stanley Cup titles, and was selected Most Valuable Player of both series. Parent was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1984.

Dave “The Hammer” Schultz, a rugged winger, was known as the enforcer of the team. In the 1973-74 season, Schultz accumulated 348 penalty minutes and in the 1974-75 season he accrued an astounding 472 penalty minutes, which today remains the NHL record for a single season. Schultz had amazing scoring abilities, scoring twenty goals during the 1973-74 season.

Bob Kelly was the aggressive left-winger and scored the game-winning goal to secure the Flyers’ second Stanley Cup championship in 1975. Along with Schultz, Kelly was one of the team’s top defensive enforcers.

 **Note: This is a wristband-only event. Wristbands will be distributed starting at 1:00pm. Only authorized photos will be signed, and will be distributed at
event, free of charge. 

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.

Mike Schmidt postpones appearance; Reschedules for last day of meet while Thurman Thomas is added for Breeders Crown day signing

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013

Hall of Fame baseball superstar Mike Schmidt postponed his appearance on Breeders Crown day, October 19, 2013, at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, due to a personal conflict, according to his management. The star has confirmed that he would reschedule for November 23, which will be the new closing night for the 2013 harness racing meet, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Fans may line up at 2:00 p.m. on that day to secure their spot in line and obtain an authorized photo to be autographed. No outside merchandise will be signed.

Dale Rapson, Vice President of Racing Operations, has announced that the racing meet would offer two additional days of racing on Friday, November 22, and Saturday, November 23, with a Post Time of 6:30 p.m. both nights. Friday, November 22 has been deemed “Fan Appreciation Night”, and from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., fans may show their Racing Rewards card and choose a souvenir from the 2013 meet; one per fan, while supplies last.

Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs is also announcing that NFL Hall of Fame Running Back Thurman Thomas would be on hand Breeders Crown day, October 19th from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. to sign autographs and meet his fans. Line-up begins at 1:00 p.m., and fans will obtain a wristband to secure their spot in line.

Breeders Crown night will feature 12 championship races and purses over $6 million. Post Time for this historic night of racing is at 5:00 p.m.

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.

Survivor Casting Call at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013

WHAT:  CBS via local affiliate WYOU will be holding a casting call for the hit reality show Survivor at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs on Thursday, October 24th in the Seasons Ballroom.

WHEN / WHERE:  Thursday, October 24th from 10:00am – 2:00pm. Registration at Sky Bridge and auditions in the Seasons Ballroom of Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs

IN DETAIL:  Who in northeast Pennsylvania has what it takes to outwit, outplay and outlast? That’s what CBS via local affiliate WYOU will be asking as they hold an open casting call for the hit reality show Survivor at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs on Thursday, October 24th. Someone may be chosen as one of the next castaways in the running for one million dollars.

From 10:00am – 2:00pm, registration will be held on the Sky Bridge of Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs with casting auditions to follow in the Seasons Ballroom. Eligibility requirements and applications are available on pahomepage.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 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.

Coca-Cola Racing Family Member Denny Hamlin Visits Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs

Wednesday, July 17th, 2013

Meet the racecar driver August 2nd as part of a special Signings & Sightings event

WHAT:  Professional driver and Coca-Cola™ Racing Family Member Denny Hamlin will be meeting fans and signing autographs at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs on Friday, August 2nd as part of a special Signings and Sightings event.

WHEN/WHERE:  Friday, August 2nd at 8:00pm on the Sky Bridge of Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs

IN DETAIL:  Start your engines! Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs invites racing fans to grab an ice cold Coca-Cola™ and join them on the Sky Bridge at 8:00pm on Friday, August 2nd to meet Coca-Cola™ Racing Family Member Denny Hamlin. A bona fide racing superstar, Hamlin will be meeting fans and signing autographs for this free event that is sure to be a highlight of Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs’ season long Hot Summer Fun Celebration.

***Due to time, not all guests may receive an autograph. Only guests with a bracelet will gain access into the signing line. The bracelet distribution line begins at 5:00pm on the Sky Bridge. First-come, first-served.

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.

‘Big Ang’ Of VH1’s Mob Wives Featured In Reality Check Event At Mohegan Sun At Pocono Downs

Thursday, April 4th, 2013

WHAT:              Meet Angela ‘Big Ang’ Raiola, star of VH1’s Mob Wives, when she stops by Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs for an exclusive Reality Checkevent on Sunday, May 5th.

Angela 'Big Ang' Raiola of VH1's Mob Wives visits Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs for Reality Check event

WHEN/ WHERE:    Sunday, May 5th

Live Q&A – 3:30pm at Breakers

Free Signing – 4:00pm at the Sky Bridge

IN DETAIL:        Get some face time with Angela ‘Big Ang’ Raiola, one of the most lovable Mob Wives on VH1, as she signs autographs and takes photos with fans Sunday, May 5th at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs as part of a free Reality Check event.  Big Ang will be answering questions in a live Q & A segment beginning at 3:30pm at Breakers then will be signing autographs for fans starting at 4:00pm at the Sky Bridge.  Don’t miss a chance to meet this diamond encrusted reality diva!

*This event is bracelet-only. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis. A limited number of bracelets will be distributed starting at 2:30pm at the signing area at the Sky Bridge.  Participants must have a bracelet in order to gain entry into the signing line.

For more information on Big Ang, please connect with her on Twitter or like her on Facebook.

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 over 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 mohegansunpocono.com.