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

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.

Snoop Dogg To Appear At Sun Wine & Food Fest

Legendary rapper and entertainment icon will perform in Avalon and join Sunday Brunch with Martha Stewart

UNCASVILLE, CT (December 28, 2017) – Multi-platinum artist, actor and entertainment icon Snoop Dogg is scheduled to attend Sun Wine & Food Fest at Mohegan Sun this January. Snoop Dogg will perform in Avalon on Saturday, January 27th and join Sunday Brunch with Martha Stewart as a special guest the following day.

DJ Snoopadelic at Avalon

Saturday, January 27th – 60 minute set/hype/performance.

Brunch with Martha Stewart and special guest Snoop Dogg

Sunday, January 28th from 11:00am to 2:00pm in the Uncas Ballroom.

Tickets are $90.00 per person.

In 2016, Martha Stewart and Snoop Dogg collaborated for their hit TV show Martha & Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party that is now in its 2nd season on VH1. During each episode, Martha and Snoop make a meal tackling a new food theme and mix up drinks for a dinner party with surprise celebrity guests. This past year the show led Martha and Snoop to receive an Emmy nomination for “Best Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program.”

For more information about all Sun Wine & Food Fest 2018 events, featured personalities, packages, hours and area hotel information, download the Sun Wine & Food Fest app or visit our website.

About Snoop Dogg:

An entertainment icon, Snoop Dogg has reigned for more than two decades as an unparalleled musical force who has raised the bar as an entertainer and globally recognized innovator. Snoop defines entertainment history. The multiple Grammy-nominated artist has set records with his seminal album Doggystyle, which debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 chart. Throughout his career, Snoop’s chart-topping hits, include “Gin & Juice,” “Who Am I? (What’s My Name?),” “Nuthin’ But A ‘G’ Thang,” “Next Episode,” “Beautiful,” “Drop It Like It’s Hot,” “Signs,” “Sensual Seduction”, “I Wanna Rock” and “Young, Wild and Free.” Snoop recently released his successful album, Make America Crip Again.

As a trendsetter of Pop culture and tech mogul, the Emmy-nominated icon has multiple TV, film and content partnerships; including his popular entertainment WestFestTV channel on YouTube and with MTV, VH1, Turner Broadcasting, Apple and more. Snoop is the Co-Founder of MERRY JANE, the fastest growing media platform at the crossroads of Pop culture, business, politics, health and the new generation of sophisticated cannabis culture for all.

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 & Connecticut Marine Trades Association Ink Partnership At The Mohegan Sun Expo Center

Set to open in mid-2018, The Mohegan Sun Expo Center Signs On A Multi-Year Boat Show

UNCASVILLE, CT (December 21, 2017) – It was announced today from The Cabaret Theatre inside Mohegan Sun, that the Connecticut Marine Trades Association (CMTA) signed the first year’s contract of a three year agreement with Mohegan Sun, to host their annual boat show in the all-new Expo Center, which is approaching its final stages of construction at the resort located in scenic, Mystic Country CT. CMTA’s first show at Mohegan Sun will be January of 2019.

With Mohegan Sun’s major convention space expansion, totaling 250,000 square-feet and to include within that, a 125,000 square-foot Expo Center, 20,000 square-foot Earth Ballroom, 15 meeting rooms and 20,000 square-feet earmarked for new dining or entertainment space, CMTA joins Barrett-Jackson & United Natural Foods as partners already planning shows in The Mohegan Sun Expo Center. The expansion is on schedule, with an open date expected for summer 2018.

The Connecticut Marine Trades Association’s trade show is set to begin in January of 2019, and this event will be CMTA’s 50th annual boat show. CMTA Chairman, Ron Helbig, CMTA Executive Director, Kathleen Burns and CMTA Dir. & Show Committee Chair, Phil Gaudreau, among many others, all celebrated the signing along with Mohegan Sun leaders on the morning of December 21st, which included Mohegan Tribal Chairman, Kevin “Red Eagle” Brown, Assistant General Manager of Mohegan Sun, Jeff Hamilton, VP of Expo & Convention Sales of Mohegan Sun, John Washko.

For more information on Mohegan Sun’s meetings & conventions and the new Expo Center, visit: mohegansun.com/meetings

About Connecticut Marine Trades Association (CMTA): The CMTA is a not-for-profit trade association representing boating and related marine industries throughout Connecticut, from the Long Island Sound to the state’s rivers and lakes. Founded in 1954, the CMTA has over 330 member businesses and is dedicated to the well-being of the industry by promoting the interests of recreational boating, improving industry condition, monitoring legislative and regulatory issues, and advancing boating education throughout the state. In 2018, the 49th CMTA produced Hartford Boat Show will be held February 8-11, 2018 at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford,  CT. www.ctmarinetrades.org or www.hartfordboatshow.com.

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 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.

# # #