Gaming

Olympub Games and Last Bag Standing Cornhole Tournament Return To Mohegan Sun

Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018

Olympub Games take place February 10th with Cornhole returning March 4th

WHAT: Guests can compete in their favorite party games, some of which include giant beer pong, Kan Jam, oversized Jenga and ladder ball, for a chance to win Mohegan Sun gift cards during the Olympub Games in the Uncas Ballroom on February 10th. Food trucks, a cash bar and DJ will be on hand.

Then, it’s game on for Mohegan Sun’s Last Bag Standing on March 4th. This is the ultimate cornhole tournament featuring a 64 team double elimination and where $2,500 is up for grabs for the top prize!

WHEN/ WHERE:

Olympub Games:

Saturday, February 10th

Registration: 10:00am to 11:00am

First Game: 11:30am

Uncas Ballroom

Last Bag Standing Cornhole Tournament:

Sunday, March 4th

Registration: 10:00am to 11:00am

First Game: 11:30am

Uncas Ballroom

IN DETAIL: Gather your thirstiest, most competitive friends and build a team for the Olympub Games at Mohegan Sun on Saturday, February 10th! Teams face off in a variety of party games including giant beer pong, Kan Jam, oversized Jenga, cornhole and ladder ball. This competition features a DJ, food trucks and a cash bar. Each team must complete each game. The top three teams will win a Mohegan Sun gift card for each player: $50 for third place, $100 for second and $200 for the winning team.

Team admission is $50.00 and includes one drink ticket per person. Teams can reserve their space ahead of time by emailing or mailing registration forms to jmackey@mohegansun.com by Saturday, January 20th. Teams will receive a confirmation email once they have paid and been added to the roster. All teams must be checked in by 11:00am on the day of the event. For more information about sponsorship or participation, please contact: Krista May – kmay@mohegansun.com – 860.862.7779 or Jackie Mackey – jmackey@mohegansun.com – 860.862.8186.

*All contestants must be 21 and over to participate.

Cash and cornhole glory are up for grabs at Mohegan Sun’s Last Bag Standing Cornhole Tournament. 64 teams of two face off in this double elimination showdown inside the Uncas Ballroom. In addition to medals for the top three teams, the third place team takes home $500.00, the second place team wins $1,000 and the first place champions are awarded $2,500 and two sets of Last Bag Standing Cornhole boards!

Registration for Mohegan Sun’s Last Bag Standing is $150.00 per team, payable by check or credit card. The registration fee includes entry into the tournament and a Last Bag Standing tee for each player. Concessions will be available for purchase and a cash bar will be open during the event.

Teams can reserve their space ahead of time by emailing or mailing registration forms to JMackey@MoheganSun.com by Friday, February 16th.  Teams will receive a confirmation email once they have paid and been added to the roster. All teams must check in by 11:30am on the day of the tournament.

*All contestants must be 21 and over to participate and have a valid ID. This tournament is open to the public; spectators of all ages are welcome.

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 Takes Home “Casino Of The Year” At The 47th Annual IEBA Awards Ceremony

Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

UNCASVILLE, CT (October 24, 2017) — Mohegan Sun, the Uncasville, CT. flagship property for Mohegan Gaming&Entertainment, is excited to announce that it has been named “Casino of the Year” at the 2017 International Entertainment Buyers Association (IEBA) Honors and Awards Ceremony, that took place in Nashville, Tennessee on October 17th, 2017.  Mohegan Sun won this very award in 2015 as well.

“Our dedicated entertainment team has built a national reputation to make our 10,000-seat Mohegan Sun Arena become as popular as the stars that play it. I’m very proud of the high level of entertainment and hard work that the industry has recognized as award-winning, and with that, extremely honored to be named “Casino of the Year,” at this year’s IEBA Ceremony.” – said Senior Corporate VP of Sports & Entertainment for Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment, Tom Cantone.

The International Entertainment Buyers Association Honors and Awards Ceremony took place October 17th in downtown Nashville’s, Omni Hotel and Country Music Hall of Fame® & Museum. The awards are voted on by top entertainment executives in the nation including the biggest agencies, artist management groups and other arenas, theatres and clubs throughout the U.S.

Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment (MGE), is the corporate arm of Mohegan Sun, with gaming & entertainment destinations across the United States and with projects underway internationally, as well. In addition to the flagship casino & resort in Connecticut, which is home to Mohegan Sun Arena and regularly hosts acts like Bruce Springsteen, Beyoncé, Kenny Chesney and Lady Gaga, MGE also supports entertainment venues at each of its owned and/or operated properties, including the 2,500-seat Mari Showroom at Paragon Hotel & Resort in Marksville, LA, the 1,400-seat Superstar Theatre at Resorts Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, the 1,400 Keystone Grand Center at Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre, PA and a soon-to-be-opened, 2,500-seat entertainment venue at iLANI in southern Washington State.

Mohegan Sun Arena is now ranked consistently among the top venues in the world according to Billboard MagazinePollstar and Venues Today. It has won “Casino of The Year” at the Country Music Awards in 2008 & 2010 and in 2013, was voted “Arena Of The Year” at the G2E Global Gaming Conference in Las Vegas.  Mohegan Sun Arena was also ranked among the top 10 arena venues in the nation for 2014, regardless of size. In 2015, Mohegan Sun took home the IEBA award for “Casino of the Year.”  Mohegan Sun also won “Casino of the Year” in 2 categories at the 2013 & 2016 Academy of Country Music Awards. For more information on concerts and other great events, visit Mohegan Sun. For information on this week’s schedule, call the Entertainment and Special Events hotline at 1.888.226.7711, ext. 27163.

New York Visitor Wins $447,784 On Super 4 Progressive Jackpot

Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

UNCASVILLE, CT (October 10, 2017) – Hopewell Junction, NY resident Theodore Seyena-Susu hit the Super 4 Blackjack Progressive Jackpot for $447,784 on Friday, September 29th at Mohegan Sun.

Visiting from New York, Seyena-Susu was playing at a blackjack table when he hit the Super 4 Progressive Jackpot. Located in Casino of the Earth, which is home to over 2,500 slot machines and 160 table games, Super 4 Progressive Blackjack is only offered at Mohegan Sun and in a few casinos across the United States.

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.