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Topping Off Ceremony for Mohegan Sun Exposition & Convention Center on September 25th

Thursday, September 21st, 2017

WHAT: Mohegan Sun will commemorate the topping off of the new $80 million dollar project with the raising of a structural steel beam signed by iron workers, Mohegan Tribal Council and guests.

CONTACT: Elizabeth Woodmancy, PR Specialist, Mohegan Sun

860.862.0024

ewoodmancy@mohegansun.com

WHEN: Monday, September 25, 2017

11:00am

Media encouraged to arrive by 10:30am

10:30am – Media check-in and tour sign-up

11:00am – Program and speakers

11:20am – Steel beam topping off

11:30am – Guided media tours

WHERE: Mohegan Sun

Exposition Center construction site – Winter surface lot

WHO: Kevin Brown “Red Eagle”, Chairman, The Mohegan Tribe

Ray Pineault, President and General Manager, Mohegan Sun

IN DETAIL: The final structural beam for the $80 million, 240,040 square-foot project on schedule to open June 2018 will be raised and lowered into place by crane.

Parking will be available in the Winter surface parking lot. Entrance to the event will be near Winter surface lot parking alongside the Winter Garage.

On-site interviews with Mohegan Sun and Mohegan Tribal executives will be available, as well as numerous photo opportunities.

VISUALS: Media are welcome to take guided tours of the construction space. As is tradition, the final steel beam will be topped by a small evergreen tree, as well as the Mohegan, United States and Connecticut state flags.

ABOUT MOHEGAN SUN:

Owned by Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment, Mohegan Sun is one of the largest, most spectacular entertainment, gaming, dining and shopping destinations in the United States.  Situated on 185 acres along the Thames River in scenic southeastern Connecticut, Mohegan Sun is home to three unique casinos, 1,600 deluxe hotel rooms, 2 world-class spas, a golf course, over 90 shops, restaurants and bars as well as three award-winning entertainment venues including a 10,000-seat Arena. Mohegan Sun is within easy access of New York, Boston, Hartford and Providence and located 15 minutes from the museums, antique shops and waterfront of Mystic Country. More information is available by calling 1.888.226.7711 or visiting mohegansun.com. Connect with us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and Instagram @mohegansun, view us on YouTube and find us on Snapchat at username MoheganSun.

Mohegan Sun Voted #1 Casino In The United States

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

10,000-seat Mohegan Sun Arena also recently ranked #3 in the world for its size

UNCASVILLE, CT (July 25, 2017) – Mohegan Sun is excited to have been named the #1 Casino in the U.S. as part of USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards. Mohegan Sun was voted the #2 casino in the U.S. in the same contest in 2015. Winners were announced this past Friday.

“This was a strong list of destinations that were nominated for best casino in the U.S. and even stronger list that were voted into the top 10. We’re honored to have topped that list; it’s a testament to our whole team and how driven we are to provide the best possible entertainment and gaming attraction we can” – said Ray Pineault, President and General Manager of Mohegan Sun.

Mohegan Sun’s award-winning entertainment venue, Mohegan Sun Arena, was also ranked #3 in this summer’s 15th Anniversary issue of one of the leading entertainment trade publications, Venues Today. This is a worldwide ranking for venues of 5,001 – 10,000, from July 2002 through June 2017.

ABOUT 10BEST.COM:

10Best.com provides users with original, unbiased, and experiential travel content of top attractions, things to see and do, and restaurants for top destinations in the U.S. and around the world. The core of the site’s uniqueness is its team of local travel experts: a well-traveled and well-educated group who are not only experts in their fields – and their cities – but discriminating in their tastes. These local experts live in the city they write about so the content is constantly updated. 10Best.com averages 5 million visitors per month. It was acquired by USA TODAY in January of 2013.

ABOUT MOHEGAN SUN:

Owned by the Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment, Mohegan Sun is one of the largest, most spectacular entertainment, gaming, dining and shopping destinations in the United States.  Situated on 185 acres along the Thames River in scenic southeastern Connecticut, Mohegan Sun is home to three unique casinos, 1,600 deluxe hotel rooms, 2 world-class spas, a golf course, over 90 shops, restaurants and bars as well as three award-winning entertainment venues including a 10,000-seat Arena. Mohegan Sun is within easy access of New York, Boston, Hartford and Providence and located 15 minutes from the museums, antique shops and waterfront of Mystic Country. More information is available by calling 1.888.226.7711 or visiting mohegansun.com. Connect with us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and Instagram @mohegansun, view us on YouTube and find us on Snapchat at username MoheganSun.

Mohegan Sun Welcomes Sushi Koya

Tuesday, June 27th, 2017

Sushi restaurant now open next to Summer Shack at Mohegan Sun

UNCASVILLE, CT (June 27, 2017) – Now open to the public, Sushi Koya joins The Shops at Mohegan Sun! Sushi Koya is a 38-seat sushi restaurant located in the upper level of The Shops concourse. The restaurant features classic rolls and sashimi, chef’s special rolls and a full bar complete with Tiki-themed cocktails. Visit us today to get your fix of delicious, fresh and salty sushi!

HOURS:

Sunday – Thursday: 11:30am to 10:00pm

Friday & Saturday: 11:30am to Midnight

Sushi Koya offers a variety of sushi bar appetizers, including Lobster Miso Soup, Martini Bowl, Spicy Lobster Cha la ca, Sesame Tuna, Salmon Blue Crab and Shishito Pepper Toro with caviar amongst others. Enjoy a la carte selections of tuna, salmon, yellowtail, smoked salmon, shrimp, fluke, crab, octopus, Toro and squid. Plus, over 15 traditional maki options and sushi & sashimi combos, serving eight or up to 18 pieces. Made with elegance, delicate flavors and versatility, Sushi Koya’s chef’s special rolls include Spicy Mango Roll, Pacific Ocean, Angel Roll, Volcano Roll, Little Tokyo Roll, Sky Roll and more. Sushi Koya also features dessert selections such as fried ice cream and brúléed banana.

Sushi Koya is owned and managed by Jasper White’s Summer Shack, an award-winning restaurant inspired by a traditional New England clam shack featuring an array of local and regional favorites. From fresh raw bar, locally caught fish, Jasper’s famous pan-roasted lobster, tender steaks and the Shack’s surf & turf, to fried seafood baskets, burgers, lobster rolls and house-made desserts, there’s something for everyone. With the new addition of Sushi Koya, guests can now join us for a night filled with food, fun and sushi!

To learn more about Sushi Koya at Mohegan Sun, please visit our website.

ABOUT MOHEGAN SUN:

Owned by the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, Mohegan Sun is one of the largest, most spectacular entertainment, gaming, dining and shopping destinations in the United States.  Situated on 185 acres along the Thames River in scenic southeastern Connecticut, Mohegan Sun is home to three unique casinos, 1,600 deluxe hotel rooms, 2 world-class spas, a golf course, over 90 shops, restaurants and bars as well as three award-winning entertainment venues including a 10,000-seat Arena. Mohegan Sun is within easy access of New York, Boston, Hartford and Providence and located 15 minutes from the museums, antique shops and waterfront of Mystic Country. More information is available by calling 1.888.226.7711 or visiting mohegansun.com. Connect with us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and Instagram @mohegansun, view us on YouTube and find us on Snapchat at username MoheganSun.