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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.

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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.

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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.

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Mohegan Sun’s Annual Hot Summer Fun Celebrations Return On June 26th

Monday, June 19th, 2017

Soak in the Sun with cash prizes, giveaways, rooftop parties and the hottest live entertainment

UNCASVILLE, CT (June 19, 2017) – The 20th annual Hot Summer Fun casts off this summer with a lineup sure to impress, including an incredible Land Rover Evoque Convertible giveaway! The celebrations, which kick off June 26th and sizzle on through September 3rd, will feature live entertainment, cash prizes, rooftop parties, food festivals and so much more. Join us for a bigger, better and hotter Hot Summer Fun at Mohegan Sun where the memories are waiting to happen.

Special Events

Swipe your Momentum card all summer long for a chance to win a 2017 Land Rover Evoque Convertible! The Rollin’ In My Rover Giveaway runs from June 26th to September 1st. Swipe your Momentum card once a day at any promotional kiosk and you could be driving yourself wild with Free Slot Play, Momentum Dollars or entries into the Grand Prize Drawing! Plus, swipe your Momentum card at any kiosk on September 1st between 6:00am and 4:00pm to double your total entries! Grand prize drawing will take place on September 1st at 7:00pm.

Put your shades on – you’re traveling with the Sun! Swipe your Momentum card once a day at any promotional kiosk and you could win the ultimate super fan experience, a trip to Phoenix and Los Angeles with the Connecticut Sun plus $1,000 cash! The CT Sun Super Fan Giveaway runs from August 12th through August 20th.

Keep your cool this summer with a free mini cooler bag! Starting Saturday, July 1st at 9:00am, the first 2,000 Momentum members who visit the Summer Coat Check will receive a free Mohegan Sun mini cooler bag. Limit one per Momentum member: Subject to availability.

The excitement never stops with high hand jackpots, Monday through Saturday, all throughout summer in Mohegan Sun’s Poker Room! Win up to $1,000 with Hot Hands June 26th through September 2nd.

Saturday, July 15th – Sunday, July 16th and Saturday, August 19th – Sunday, August 20th Fuel Your Need For Speed! Exotic Driving Events provides thrill seekers the opportunity to experience the adrenaline rush of driving an exotic automobile at Mohegan Sun. For more information or to book your experience, visit exoticdrivingevents.com. Use coupon code MOHEGAN50 to save 50% off your driving package when you book online. Driving will take place in the Turtle Parking Lot located off Mohegan Sun Boulevard.

The celebrations at Mohegan Sun continue with endless summer fun for everyone! Mohegan Sun’s first-ever Sun Tequila Tasting takes places on July 28th featuring an array of premium tequilas at the mixology and margarita bars with Mexican-themed favorites to complement. Cigar aficionados light it up at Mohegan Sun’s Cigar Social on August 12th when the rooftop of the Riverview Garage transforms into a cigar lover’s paradise with food trucks, live entertainment and more.

The foodies come together to wrap up the summer at The New England Food Truck Festival, taking place at Mohegan Sun Winter Parking Lot September 2nd & 3rd. The festival returns to Mohegan Sun featuring up to 30 food trucks, live music, entertainment for kids, field games, a fireworks show on Saturday starting at 9:15pm and so much more. Sample all the food truck fare and be entertained at this family-fun event!

Rock the Region Mondays

Show off your local pride! Beginning Monday, June 26th, guests can catch their favorite acts from around the region, check out area vendors on The Shops concourse and start the week off right with great drink specials in the Wolf Den – including $2.00 domestic drafts and $5.00 Jameson any way. Catch local acts such as Will Evans June 26th, Wicked Peach July 3rd, Sugar July 31st and Darik & The Funbags August 14th amongst others. Plus, Mohegan Sun restaurants rock the region with 2 for $40.00 Tuscan Tables at Todd English’s Tuscany, and two lunches for $30.00 or 2 dinners for $40.00 at Seasons Buffet.

Cash Dash Tuesdays

Let the money fly all summer long inside Mohegan Sun’s Cash Cube where up to $120,000 is given away every Tuesday. Beginning Tuesday, June 27th, every hour from Noon to 2:00pm and 5:00pm to 7:00pm, one lucky Momentum member playing their favorite slot machine or table game will have the chance to enter the Cash Cube. Each winner will be able to select a friend (who must also be a Momentum member) to also participate in the Cash Cube promotion! Win up to $10,000 in 60 seconds when you dash to grab the cash each Tuesday this summer.

More Momentum Wednesdays

Beginning June 28th, boost the excitement on Wednesdays and play your favorite slots from 6:00am to Midnight to receive Double Momentum Dollars! Earn 50% more Status Points while playing your favorite table games, including stadium gaming. Bring a friend who joins Momentum and we’ll give each of you $10.00 in Free Slot Play. Plus, if they give us their email, we’ll email them another $10.00 in Free Slot Play.

The Momentum keeps rolling! Earn $5.00 cash back each day you play with Play+ during Hot Summer Fun – plus an extra $5.00 on Wednesday! Cash back will be deposited into your Play+ account at the end of the promotional period.

Hot Seat Thursdays

Hot Seat Thursdays run June 29th through August 31st with a chance to win your share of $10,000! Play your favorite slots, tables and stadium games for your chance to win. From 10:00am to 7:00pm one winner each hour will win $1,000 cash. End the day catching the summer sunset at Bean and Vine Terrace with drink and food specials from 5:00pm to 9:00pm while enjoying live entertainment.

Free and Fun Fridays

Each Friday morning throughout Hot Summer Fun, Mohegan Sun will also be giving away free t-shirts for the first 2,000 Momentum members. Beginning June 30th, shirts will be distributed at the Summer Coat Check starting at 9:00am. A different color shirt will be given each week. Collect all 10 during Hot Summer Fun!

Then start the weekend early with Party on the Rooftop. This 21 and over event allows guests to enjoy live tribute bands, bars, games and food trucks on top of the Riverview Parking Garage every Friday from 7:00pm – 11:00pm. Grab a $3.00 Bud Light or a specialty cocktail and stop by the Gaming Tent complete with slots, blackjack tables and roulette! Party on the Rooftop kicks off on Friday, June 30th with live music by Terrapin, a tribute to Grateful Dead. For a complete list of participating bands, please visit our website.

Worth-the-Wait Weekends

Weekends heat up at Mohegan Sun during Hot Summer Fun. Enjoy a drink under the world’s largest indoor planetarium dome at VISTA Lounge at Wombi Rock or party the night away at MIST, a steamy, contemporary venue that sits beneath the water wall in Casino of the Wind and features Duo blackjack lounge. Catch the hottest DJs around at Avalon, the favorite nightlife destination throughout the Northeast or meet up with friends for a handcrafted cocktail at Tom’s Urban. The fun continues with some of the best in comedy at COMIX Comedy Club, live music at Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville and topnotch tequilas at SolToro Tequila Grill!

Entertainment Galore

This summer, Mohegan Sun has your concert hookup with the best names in music! The top-ranked Mohegan Sun Arena will be home to hot tours like New Kids On The Block, Ed Sheeran, The Who, Queen and Adam Lambert, Kings Of Leon, Logic, Linkin Park, Kenny Chesney and so much more.

The Wolf Den, which is open Thursday through Monday, free and for guests 21 and over, will see such acts as Brandy Clark, Danielle Bradbery, RaeLynn and The Revolution among others. Don’t miss the WNBA’s Connecticut Sun with multiple home games inside Mohegan Sun Arena throughout June, July and August!

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.

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