Bust Out Of The Gate With The Belmont Stakes At Mohegan Sun

2010-05-19

Watch the big race at the only Connecticut gaming facility that will offer wagering on Saturday, June 5th

 As the final leg of the biggest three races of the year approaches,  Mohegan Sun is celebrating in-style on Saturday, June 5th with the annual Mohegan Sun Belmont Stakes Party in the Uncas Ballroom.  The only gaming facility in Connecticut that will offer wagering on this event will kick-off its party at 11:00am, where guests will enjoy delicious drink specials. Special guest handicappers Richard Eng and Tom Quigley will also be in attendance. 
Guests looking to enjoy this special day in the world of sports will have the luxury of thirty betting terminals, nine large screens and a delectable Belmont Stakes Buffet with various drink specials.  There will be open seating for approximately 1,000 people; seating is solely on a “first-come, first-served” basis.   All guests must be 21 years of age or older to participate.
Advance wagering will begin in the Race Book on Friday, June 4th. Race enthusiasts will receive an official Belmont Stakes souvenir gift with any $25.00 wager on the Belmont.
Guests looking to gain professional insight on the race can pick the brains of special guest handicappers Richard Eng and Tom Quigley. Eng is Turf Editor and Top Handicapper for the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Las Vegas Gaming Columnist for the Daily Racing Form and author of Betting on Horse Racing For Dummies. Joining him will be Tom Quigley, Publisher of the HorsePlayer Magazine
Not only is Mohegan Sun the prime destination for the race, guests who make a $50.00 wager will receive an official pass to the Belmont Stakes Buffet and with a $25.00 wager, guests will receive a commemorative Belmont Stakes souvenir. 
Mohegan Sun, owned by the Mohegan Tribe, is one of the largest, most distinctive and spectacular entertainment, gaming and shopping destinations in the United States.  Situated on 240 acres along the Thames River in scenic southeastern Connecticut, 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.