Mohegan Sun Takes Home Two Academy of Country Music Industry Awards


For the first time ever –Wolf Den wins award for “Casino of the Year” in small capacity; Mohegan Sun Arena also wins its 4th ACM Award

UNCASVILLE, CT (March 31, 2014) – It was recently announced in Las Vegas, NV that Mohegan Sun has won multiple ACM Industry Awards, sweeping the field for Casino awards. For the first time ever, the Wolf Den has won for “Casino of the Year” for small capacity venue. Mohegan Sun Arena has also won “Casino of the Year” for medium capacity venues.  An unprecedented 4th ACM Industry award for the Arena!
Industry Awards are presented at the annual ACM Honors event to be held in Nashville on September 9th, 2014 and aired on CBS.  The Industry Awards are a part of the 49th Annual ACM Awards and are recognized in the annual program book handed out during the award show in Las Vegas on April 6th.
“This is great recognition for our very dedicated and hard-working entertainment team for both our Arena and Wolf Den, said Tom Cantone, Senior Vice President of Sports & Entertainment for Mohegan Sun.”  “Some of the biggest names in Country Music played our venue’s over the past year and the upcoming schedule is shaping up to be just as, if not more impressive, with acts like Brantley Gilbert, Alan Jackson, Jake Owen, Hunter Hayes, Thompson Square and Frankie Ballard all to perform.”
Cantone added, “The Industry Awards validate the success of our Wolf Den venue in its entirety. It has been recognized nationally as a very special venue that has helped in launching some of the next big names in Country music. It’s truly an honor to see so many acts that started in the Wolf Den, go on to sell out shows in our award-winning Arena.”
Mohegan Sun Arena is ranked 3rd in the U.S. and 5th in the world by Billboard Magazine and was the 2008, 2010 and 2013 recipient of a Country Music Award for “Casino of The Year.” Venues Today also ranked Mohegan Sun Arena #3 in the Nation and #3 in the World for top stops in 2013 and also ranked the Arena in the top six of “Top Stops of The Decade” in 2012. For more information on concerts and other great events at Mohegan Sun, visit 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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