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Hot Summer Fun Kicks Off At Mohegan Sun On June 25th

Monday, June 18th, 2018

Celebrate all season long with fun – filled promotions, incredible live entertainment and action – packed events!

UNCASVILLE, CT (June 18, 2018) – Summer is finally here and Mohegan Sun is turning up the heat with our 21st annual Hot Summer Fun celebration kicking off on June 25th and running through September 2nd. The calendar is packed with exciting promotions, giveaways, events, entertainment and so much more! Everything from a Campagna T – Rex giveaway, to the return of one of the region’s best food truck festivals and acts like U2, Britney Spears and Brantley Gilbert at Mohegan Sun Arena. Hot Summer Fun 2018 is sure to be a memorable one.

Special Events

Swipe your Momentum card all summer long for a chance to win a 2018 Campagna T – Rex from T – Rex of New England! Roar Into Summer Giveaway runs from June 25th to August 31st. 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 promotional kiosk on Friday, August 31st between 6:00am to 4:00pm to double your total entries! The grand prize drawing will take place on Friday, August 31st 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 Chicago with the Connecticut Sun! The CT Sun Super Fan Giveaway runs from July 2nd to July 13th and on Friday, July 13th between 6:00am to 4:00pm, you can double your entries.  The winner will be announced at the CT Sun game that evening.

Stretch out and soak up the sun on a free Hot Summer Fun beach mat! Starting Saturday, June 30th at 9:00am, the first 2,000 Momentum members who visit the new Play+ Event Center, located next to Hash House A Go Go in Casino of the Earth, will receive a free Mohegan Sun Hot Summer Fun beach mat.
Limit one per Momentum member; subject to availability; substitutions may apply.

The excitement never stops with High Hand jackpots, every Saturday, all throughout the summer in Mohegan Sun’s Poker Room! The highest hand every hour can win up to $1,200, starting at 3:00pm and every hour until 3:00am.

Saturday, July 21st & Sunday, July 22nd and Saturday, August 25th & Sunday, August 26th Fuel Your Need For Speed! Circuit One 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 circuit1events.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 at the 2nd annual Sun Tequila Tasting taking place on Friday, July 20th, featuring an array of premium tequilas to sample, a mixology bar and Mexican – themed favorites to complement. Cigar aficionados light it up at Mohegan Sun’s Cigar Social on Saturday, August 11th 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 the Winter Parking Lot on Saturday, September 1st & Sunday, September 2nd. The festival returns to Mohegan Sun featuring dozens of 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

Get down with the local bands in the Wolf Den! Beginning Monday, June 25th guests can catch their favorite acts from around the region 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 Red Light July 9th, Juice Box July 23rd, Wicked Peach August 20th, Fast Ricky August 27th, 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.

Ca$h Dash Tuesdays

The money is let loose and flying everywhere as Ca$h Dash Tuesdays returns this summer. Inside Mohegan Sun’s Cash Cube, up to $120,000 is given away every Tuesday beginning June 26th through August 28th, from Noon to 2:00pm and 5:00pm to 7:00pm. Every hour, one lucky Momentum member playing their favorite slot machine or table game will have the chance to enter the Cash Cube. Bring a friend along that is also a Momentum member, they’ll have a chance to grab the cash in the Cash Cube! Win up to $10,000 in 60 seconds when you dash for the cash each Tuesday beginning on Tuesday, June 26th this summer. Catch the two – dollar bill inside the Cash Cube and we’ll double your winnings!

More Momentum Wednesdays

Beginning June 27th, 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 and wagers placed in Race Book. 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 address, we’ll email them another $10.00 in Free Slot Play.

The Momentum keeps rolling! Visit any Player’s Club booth to discover how you can earn cash just by using your Play+ account while playing your favorite games during Hot Summer Fun – including double cash on Wednesdays! Cash back will be deposited into your Play+ account at the end of the promotional period.

This summer, sit back and enjoy the ride on Wednesdays with buy one – get one bus vouchers. Visit Bus Marketing for official rules.  *Note: not valid for Greyhound or Asian Bus Lines*

Hot Seat Thursdays

Hot Seat Thursdays run June 28th through August 30th 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, four winners will be randomly selected to win $2,500 CASH!  Winners will collect $1,000 on the spot at the winning game and return the next day to collect the remaining $1,500.

Make a splash with Thursday Night Pool Parties at the Sun Terrace pool.  Enjoy live entertainment from 8:00pm to 11:00pm. For more information visit mohegansun.com/poolparties.

Free and Fun Fridays

Each Friday, starting at 9:00am throughout Hot Summer Fun, Mohegan Sun will be giving away free t – shirts to the first 2,000 Momentum members beginning June 29th. T – Shirts will be distributed at the new Play+ Event Center, located next to Hash House A Go Go in Casino of the Earth. A different color shirt will be given each week. Collect all 10 during Hot Summer Fun!

Then start the weekend with Party on the Rooftop. This 21 and over event allows guests to enjoy live tribute bands, fire pits, bars and games on top of the Riverview Parking Garage every Friday from 7:00pm – 11:00pm. Grab a $3.00 Bud Light or a $7.00 specialty cocktail and stop by the gaming tent complete with slots, blackjack tables and roulette! Party on the Rooftop kicks off on Friday, June 29th with live music by Parrotbeach, a tribute to Jimmy Buffett. For a complete list of participating bands, please visit mohegansun.com.

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. 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! Sip on a selection of 12 rotating taps featuring sour beers, IPAS and more at New Belgium Brewing Taproom, or raise a pint and enjoy Irish hospitality at The Lansdowne Irish Pub & Music House!

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 the hottest tours like Britney Spears, U2, Fall Out Boy, Barry Manilow, Sugarland, Barenaked Ladies, Jason Mraz, 5 Seconds of Summer, Charlie Puth, Camila Cabello, Brantley Gilbert and so much more.

Don’t miss the WNBA’s Connecticut Sun with multiple home games inside Mohegan Sun Arena throughout June, July and August!

The Wolf Den, which is open Thursday through Monday, free and for guests 21 and over, will see such acts as Chris Lane, US The Duo, Eli Young Band and Mike DelGuidice & Big Shot among others.

For Mohegan Sun’s full entertainment calendar, visit mohegansun.com/entertainment

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.

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It’s GAME ON! At Mohegan Sun

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

All-new 23,000 square-foot interactive arcade, bar & restaurant, GAME ON!, to open winter 2018 at Mohegan Sun

UNCASVILLE, CT (June 14, 2018) – Bowling, Ping-Pong, Karaoke, Craft Beer, great food, private event space and plenty more is planned when GAME ON!, owned by the Lyons Group, opens inside Mohegan Sun this winter. GAME ON! at Mohegan Sun will be located inside the all new and expansive, Earth Expo & Convention Center, which welcomes the classic car collector auction, Barrett-Jackson, next week, beginning on Wednesday, June 20th.

GAME ON! has already proven successful in Boston, with an incredibly popular location inside Fenway Park. Once completed at Mohegan Sun, GAME ON! will be a 23,000 square-foot restaurant & bar with various socially interactive elements. It will be located on a lower level of the new Earth Expo & Convention Center.

GAME ON! at Mohegan Sun is set to feature a 65-foot bar with various craft beers on tap, in addition to:

  • An eight lane luxury bowling alley
  • Karaoke, Ping-Pong tables, Shuffle Board, Billiards, Darts & Arcade Games
  • Three huge 16 foot hi-definition digital displays with 3,000 watts of sound
  • Multiple additional hi-definition screens throughout the bar
  • A music stage for live entertainment throughout the year
  • Private bowling lanes & private Karaoke suites for groups

“We are proud of our 17-year partnership with Mohegan Sun, GAME ON! will certainly become an important part of Mohegan Sun’s diverse entertainment portfolio.  We are really excited about this project and what will serve as a truly one-of-a-kind, interactive, fun stop for guests.” -Patrick Lyons, CEO of Lyons Group

GAME ON! will also feature an array of delicious dishes and a wide variety of specialty drinks and cocktails. It will also be a great space for guests and groups looking to host parties and private events of varying sizes, ranging from 20-700 people.

“It’s been another exhilarating year at Mohegan Sun, with so many major enhancements and openings at our gaming & entertainment destination here in southeastern Connecticut. To now be preparing to close out the year with the opening of GAME ON!, where our guests will get to enjoy top-notch service, great dining, fantastic drinks & a great deal of fun, is very exciting. We look forward to working with the Lyons Group on this project and continuing such a strong relationship” – Ray Pineault, President & General Manager of Mohegan Sun

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.

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Don Henley To Tour Europe And North America In Summer 2016

Tuesday, April 5th, 2016

Mohegan Sun Arena to host tour on September 17th; Tickets on sale beginning Saturday, April 8th at 10:00am

UNCASVILLE, CT (April 5, 2016) – Don Henley will tour Europe and North America this summer beginning June 20th in Stockholm, Sweden at Ericsson Globe, with dates scheduled through September 21st. Henley will play Mohegan Sun Arena on Saturday, September 17th for a 7:30pm concert. The artist will perform songs spanning his entire career from the Eagles and his vast solo catalog, including songs from his latest release, Cass County.

Tickets are $69.50 and $49.50 and go on sale Saturday, April 9th through Ticketmaster at 10:00am.  Ticketmaster customers may log on to ticketmaster.com; call Ticketmaster’s national toll free Charge By Phone number 1.800.745.3000.  Tickets will also be available at the Mohegan Sun Box Office starting Sunday, April 10th, subject to availability.

American Express® Card Members can purchase tickets for many of the concerts before the general public beginning Tuesday, April 5th at 10:00am local time. Check donhenley.com for complete tour and ticketing information.

Don Henley, both as solo artist and as a member of the Eagles, has received many accolades, including eight Grammy Awards, numerous gold and platinum records and performed sold-out concert tours worldwide. A respected, popular and critically celebrated musical artist, Henley is a founding member, vocalist and songwriter of the Eagles that has become one of the most influential bands in America. Henley’s solo

career is acclaimed with such hits as “Dirty Laundry,” “Heart Of The Matter,” “Boys Of Summer,” “The End Of The Innocence,” and “All She Wants To Do Is Dance.” He was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1998.

Henley’s career as a musician and activist continues to evolve.  In 1990, he founded the Walden Woods Project (walden.org), a not-for-profit organization dedicated to protecting the historic woods in Massachusetts where author/philosopher Henry David Thoreau first championed the concept of land conservation.  The Project, celebrating its 25th anniversary has protected vast tracts of Walden Woods from the threat of commercial development, has created a highly acclaimed environmental educational initiative for students (worldwidewaldens.org), and maintains the most important library of Thoreau-related research material in the world.  In addition, Henley founded the Caddo Lake Institute in his native East Texas, a privately operating foundation to act as an “ecosystem-specific” sponsoring entity, underwriting local wetland science and conservation education including cultural and ecological research and monitoring. Henley also co-founded the Recording Artists’ Coalition, a nonprofit, nonpartisan group formed to represent the interests of recording artists.

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. Also in 2013, Mohegan Sun won “Casino of The Year” in 2 categories at the Academy of Country Music Awards. 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.” 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.