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Mike Tyson Signs Brand New Book At Mohegan Sun’s Signings & Sightings

Thursday, March 30th, 2017

WHAT: Mike Tyson signs copies of his new book at Mohegan Sun on May 31st as part of a Signings & Sightings event.

WHEN: Wednesday, May 31st

7:00pm – Signing Event

The Shops at Mohegan Sun

IN DETAIL: The iconic boxer and entertainer, Mike Tyson, packs a punch with fans during an exclusive Signings & Sightings event at Mohegan Sun. Tyson shares his latest memoir, Iron Ambition, during a special autograph session on May 31st in The Shops concourse.

Tyson will only be signing copies of his book Iron Ambition which is available for pre-order through Bank Square Books and can be purchased by clicking here. Guests are encouraged to pre-order as there is a limited amount of spots available for signing event.  Each book purchased will entitle the purchaser to one bracelet which gains them entry to the signing line. All guests must have a bracelet in order to gain entry into the signing line. Bracelet and the pre-ordered books will be distributed on the day of the event starting at 10:00am. A limited number of books and bracelets may be available for purchase on the day of the event, subject to availability. Photos and signing personalization are prohibited.

ABOUT BANK SQUARE BOOKS: Located in the heart of downtown Mystic, Connecticut, Bank Square Books has been a cornerstone of the community for over 25 years. It is a locally owned and operated bookstore with a great selection of books and helpful, knowledgeable staff. There is something for everyone, including bestsellers, classics, children’s books, gifts and toys, plus a wide range of greeting cards, Mystic postcards, journals and stationery. The bookstore hosts many author events, both in the store and around the community, including author luncheons, Beer & Books, dinners, author talks and book signings. Its sister store is Savoy Bookshop & Café in Westerly, Rhode Island.

ABOUT SIGNINGS & SIGHTINGS: Mohegan Sun’s Signings & Sightings is a one-of-a-kind experience that allows guests to get up-close-and-personal with some of the world’s biggest entertainers.  Whether it’s an up-and-coming band, well-known comedian or chart-topping musician, a Signings & Sightings event provides artists with an exciting opportunity to share their latest work in an interactive way with fans.

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 80 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 and FanDuel Enter Partnership to Offer Co-Branded Fantasy Sports Contests

Monday, October 31st, 2016

One of the premier entertainment & gaming destinations in the United States partners with one of the leading providers in daily fantasy sports

UNCASVILLE, CT (October 31, 2016) – Mohegan Sun and FanDuel, a leading provider in daily fantasy sports, have announced a new partnership together, allowing users to sign-up directly through mohegansun.com/fantasysports. Guests will now have the opportunity to win exclusive fantasy sports experiences every week.

“This partnership with our friends at FanDuel allows us to further introduce our Mohegan Sun audience to the online sports arena that has become so popular, and fun to play. We’re very excited to start this relationship,” said Bobby Soper, President and CEO of the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority.

As part of the partnership, FanDuel and Mohegan Sun will host exclusive contests throughout the year for various sports including the NHL, MLB, NBA, EPL and of course, the NFL. By entering these contests, fans will have the opportunity to win unique prizes like overnight stays in Mohegan Sun’s Sky Tower or new Earth Tower, tickets to a Mohegan Sun Arena concert or sporting event, free dinner at a world-class restaurant and more.

About FanDuel:

FanDuel is a leading daily fantasy sports provider with the sole mission of making sports more exciting. Founded in 2009, FanDuel has redefined fantasy sports; offering a multitude of one-day, weekly, and season-long game options for NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL and EPL with new public and private leagues forming daily, ranging in size from two to thousands of players. FanDuel is the Official Partner of the NBA and has multiple deals with NFL and NBA teams, driving fan engagement, hosting numerous live events and creating once-in-a-lifetime experiences for sports fans throughout the year. Based in New York City with offices in Los Angeles, Orlando, Edinburgh and Glasgow, FanDuel has raised $363 million in funding from investors including KKR, Google Capital, Time Warner/Turner Sports, Shamrock Capital, NBC Sports Ventures, Comcast Ventures, Pentech Ventures, Piton Capital and Bullpen Capital.

About Mohegan Sun:

Mohegan Sun, owned by the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, 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, a 34-story, 1,200 room luxury hotel, a world-class spa and golf course, over 85 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, view us on YouTube and find us on Snapchat at username, MoheganSun.

Mohegan Sun And Jimmy Fund Golf Announce Partnership

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

Resort and casino will be the presenting sponsor of the 2017 charity golf season to benefit Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Jimmy Fund Golf, the nation’s oldest and largest charity golf program, has announced that Mohegan Sun, one of the most acclaimed entertainment,dining and gaming resorts in the United States, will be the presenting sponsor of its 2017 season. The charity golf program, consists of more than 160 volunteer-run tournaments held across New England and beyond that benefit the Jimmy Fund which supports patient care and cancer research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

As the presenting sponsor of Jimmy Fund Golf, Mohegan Sun will offer premium prizes and other incentives at various Jimmy Fund Golf tournaments. Mohegan Sun will also host events for Dana-Farber patients and staff at the resort during the 2017 season.

“Mohegan Sun is very proud to support the Jimmy Fund and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute,” said Jeffrey Hamilton, assistant general manager, Mohegan Sun. “Cancer is a disease that has impacted almost everyone in one way or another, and we share the same vision of the life-saving mission of Dana-Farber to end cancer.”

The Jimmy Fund Golf Classic form The International in Bolton, Mass, that took place on September 26th, marked the first Jimmy Fund Golf tournament in which Mohegan Sun was a partner. The inaugural Sunrise to Sunset Jimmy Fund Golf Tournament (Oct. 17), also at The International in Bolton, Mass., will be the next!

“We are thrilled to announce our partnership with Mohegan Sun, as the resort and casino is a premiere golfing destination in New England that also supports Dana-Farber’s mission to conquer cancer,” said Nancy Rowe, assistant vice president, Jimmy Fund Golf. “Its commitment to our program will help increase cancer awareness and continue to increase the impact Jimmy Fund Golf has on funding cancer care and research.”

To learn more about Jimmy Fund Golf, please visit www.jimmyfundgolf.org.

About Jimmy Fund Golf

Jimmy Fund Golf is the oldest and largest charity golf program in the country. Now in its 34th year, Jimmy Fund Golf has raised more than $110 million to support adult and pediatric cancer care and research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. From 18-hole golf tournaments to mini golf events and day-long golf marathons, golfers of all ages and skill levels can conquer cancer through Jimmy Fund Golf. To learn more, visit www.jimmyfundgolf.org.

About the Jimmy Fund

The Jimmy Fund (www.JimmyFund.org) solely supports Boston’s Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, raising funds for adult and pediatric cancer care and research to improve the chances of survival for cancer patients around the world. The Jimmy Fund is the official charity of the Boston Red Sox, the Massachusetts Chiefs of Police Association, the Pan-Mass Challenge, and the Variety Children’s Charity of New England. Since 1948, the generosity of millions of people has helped the Jimmy Fund save countless lives and reduce the burden of cancer for patients and families worldwide. Follow the Jimmy Fund on Facebook: www.facebook.com/thejimmyfund and on Twitter: @TheJimmyFund.

About Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

From achieving the first remissions in cancer with chemotherapy in 1948, to developing the very latest new therapies, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is one of the world’s leading centers of cancer research and treatment.  It is the only center ranked in the top 4 of U.S. News and World Report’s Best Hospitals for both adult and pediatric cancer care.

Dana-Farber sits at the center of a wide range of collaborative efforts to reduce the burden of cancer through scientific inquiry, clinical care, education, community engagement, and advocacy.  Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center provides the latest in cancer care for adults; Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center for children. The Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center unites the cancer research efforts of five Harvard academic medical centers and two graduate schools, while Dana-Farber Community Cancer Care provides high quality cancer treatment in communities outside Boston’s Longwood Medical Area.

Dana-Farber is dedicated to a unique 50/50 balance between cancer research and care, and much of the Institute’s work is dedicated to translating the results of its discovery into new treatments for patients locally, and around the world.

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, a 34-story, 1,200 room luxury hotel, a world-class spa and golf course, over 85 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.