Historical Authors Panel Makes First Appearance at Mohegan Sun

WHAT: Join authors Pam Jenoff, Jessica Shattuck, Hazel Gaynor, Heather Webb and Fiona Davis at Mohegan Sun for a Winning Authors panel event on October 12th.

WHEN: Thursday, October 12th

6:30pm – Live Discussion

The Cabaret Theatre

7:30 – Signing Event

The Shops at Mohegan Sun

IN DETAIL: Get a glimpse of years past through the literary lens of acclaimed authors Pam Jenoff, Jessica Shattuck, Hazel Gaynor, Heather Webb and Fiona Davis during this one-of-a-kind Winning Authors event. This dynamic panel of writers team up for a unique Q&A hosted by Robin Homonoff in The Cabaret Theatre on Thursday, October 12th followed by a book signing in The Shops concourse.

*Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis. Authors will be signing copies of their respective books, which will be available for purchase on-site through Bank Square Books on the day of the event.

Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment (MGE) Announces Kontomerkos to Lead MGE

UNCASVILLE, CT (September 13, 2017)After an extensive worldwide review, Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment (MGE), operators of Mohegan Sun in Connecticut and Pennsylvania, manager of multiple properties throughout the United States, and developer of the Inspire Integrated Resort in South Korea, today announced the appointment of Mario Kontomerkos to Chief Executive Officer of MGE effective October 16. In this new role, Kontomerkos will oversee all day-to-day operations for MGE, including ongoing brand growth and continuing to ensure MGE delivers unmatched personalized services and memorable guest experiences. Kontomerkos has served as the Chief Financial Officer for MGE since September 2011.

“Having served as a Senior Executive for Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment for nearly six years, Mario has, in his role as Chief Financial Officer, actively supported Mohegan’s development of new opportunities in the United States and abroad,” said Kevin Brown “Red Eagle”, Chairman of the Mohegan Tribe and MGE Management Board. “Mario’s knowledge and experience has kept us disciplined in our financial approach, competitive in the gaming and entertainment industry, and always cognizant of a business and management approach aligned with our Tribal Culture and the Mohegan Way.  We trust he will only further build MGE as a compelling, all-encompassing brand – solidifying MGE as an industry leader in integrated resort experiences around the world.”

“Due to the incredible efforts of a very talented, dedicated, and special group of people here at MGE, we have over the last five years quietly been part of an amazing turnaround story in our industry,” said Mario Kontomerkos, Chief Executive Officer of MGE. “I am grateful to the Mohegan Tribe and the MGE team members for the opportunity to lead MGE into our next phase of growth.”

Prior to his work with MGE, Kontomerkos’s career path evolved through various key financial, research and analytical roles with companies like Penn National Gaming, Magnetar Capital LLC, J.P. Morgan Securities, Lehman Brothers and PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. Kontomerkos’ experience also includes service as a consultant for TPG Capital LLC on the acquisition of Harrah’s Entertainment, the largest leveraged buyout in the history of the gaming industry.

Vanderpump Rules Stars Shine at Newest Mohegan Sun Reality Check

WHAT: Meet Tom Sandoval, Ariana Madix, Tom Schwartz and Katie Maloney of the hit show Vanderpump Rules on September 30th at Mohegan Sun during a Reality Check event.

WHEN/WHERE: Saturday, September 30th

Live Q&A – 8:00pm

Free Signing – 8:30pm

The Shops at Mohegan Sun

IN DETAIL: The team behind Hollywood’s hottest restaurant serves up a dish of behind-the-scenes scoop during an exclusive, free Reality Check event at Mohegan Sun. Join Vanderpump Rules stars Tom Sandoval, Ariana Madix, Tom Schwartz and Katie Maloney Schwartz for a live Q&A followed by an autograph session in The Shops at Mohegan Sun on Saturday, September 30th.

Didn’t get your dose of reality with the Vanderpump Rules cast? Check them out later that night at Avalon as they make a special appearance.

*Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis. Talent will be signing copies of headshots distributed at the event. Personal photos and signing personalization are prohibited. This event is bracelet-only. A limited number of bracelets will be distributed at the signing location starting at 6:00pm.