Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority (MTGA) Names Senior Vice President of Sports and Entertainment

2013-08-26

Tom Cantone to oversee entertainment efforts for all MTGA properties

The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority Names Tom Cantone as Senior Vice President of Sports & Entertainment

Uncasville, CT (August 26, 2013) – The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority (MTGA) is pleased to announce the promotion of Tom Cantone to Senior Vice President of Sports & Entertainment for MTGA.  In this newly-created corporate position, Cantone will oversee all aspects of the entertainment offerings at all MTGA properties including Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut, Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania and Resorts Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Additionally, he will resume similar responsibilities at all future properties acquired and/or managed by MTGA and the Mohegan Gaming Advisors.
“This will give us substantial synergy to select, buy and route artists and tours using our own network of properties throughout the Northeast and will centralize our entertainment buying power  giving us  more efficient use of our entertainment programming,” said Mitchell Etess, Chief Executive Officer for MTGA.
Cantone previously served as Vice President of Sports & Entertainment of the flagship property in Connecticut since 2007. Prior to Mohegan Sun, Cantone held senior management marketing positions at Foxwoods Resort and Casino, Sands Hotel & Casino, Hershey Entertainment & Resort Co., Hollywood Casino and various Trump properties. He brings over 25 years of experience to his new role and is a graduate of Penn State University.


About the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority: The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority is an instrumentality of the Mohegan Tribe of Indians of Connecticut and the owner and operator of a gaming and entertainment complex located in Uncasville, Connecticut, known as Mohegan Sun, and a gaming and entertainment facility located in Plains Township, Pennsylvania, known as Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. See http://newsroom.mtga.com.