Kenny Chesney To Be Inducted Into Mohegan Sun’s Walk Of Fame

Fans are invited to honor Kenny Chesney in recognition of his multiple back-to-back concerts at Mohegan Sun Arena

WHAT: Mohegan Sun is proud to announce the newest Arena Walk of Fame inductee, Country superstar Kenny Chesney. Chesney has played five back-to-back sell-out performances at Mohegan Sun Arena since he kicked off his Sun City Carnival 2009 Tour. Now, the songwriter from east Tennessee returns to Mohegan Sun for his final two indoor shows of 2017 on August 10th & 11th. Chesney will be presented with his Walk of Fame star outside the Mohegan Sun Box Office a few hours prior to his August 11th show.

WHEN/ WHERE: Friday, August 11th at 4:00pm

Mohegan Sun Arena Box Office Forecourt

WHO: Mohegan Sun and Tribal Executives

Kenny Chesney

IN DETAIL: Mohegan Sun Arena’s most memorable performers including Bon Jovi, KISS, Rod Stewart, Taylor Swift, Mötley Crüe, Keith Urban and so many more have been honored as Walk of Famers and have stars placed outside of the Box Office. With two shows at Mohegan Sun Arena, marking another sellout, this sets the perfect timing to recognize Chesney as the 31st inductee into the Walk of Fame.

The Walk of Fame award recognizes those individuals who have made significant contributions to the success of Mohegan Sun as the Northeast’s premier entertainment destination. All of the individuals inducted into the Mohegan Sun Walk of Fame will have their name engraved on a plaque that will be permanently located at the entrance to Mohegan Sun Arena.

For more show information, visit mohegansun.com/entertainment.

*Media and public are invited to attend the induction ceremony.

Mohegan Sun Arena is now ranked consistently among the top venues in the world according to Billboard Magazine, Pollstar 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.

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Rachel Lindsay Brings New Fiancé to Mohegan Sun For Reality Check

WHAT: Meet Rachel Lindsay of The Bachelorette and her new fiancé Wednesday, August 9th at Mohegan Sun during a special Reality Check, just days after the final rose of season 13 is awarded!

WHEN/ WHERE: Wednesday, August 9th

Live Q&A – 7:00pm

Free Signing – 7:30pm

The Shops at Mohegan Sun

IN DETAIL: Who gets the final rose? Nobody knows! But when the fiancé is revealed, Mohegan Sun hosts the couple’s first public appearance during an exclusive Reality Check event. The Bachelorette, Rachel Lindsay, steps out for the first time in public with her husband-to-be for a free live Q&A session followed by an autograph signing on Wednesday, August 9th.

*Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis. Limited availability. Rachel and her fiancé will only be signing the headshots distributed at event.  This event is bracelet-only. Bracelets will be distributed at 5:30pm at the signing location. Guests must be wearing a bracelet in order to gain entry into the signing line. Signing personalization and photos are prohibited.

Mohegan Sun Voted #1 Casino In The United States

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.

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