Mohegan Sun Earns “Best Casino Hotel” In USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards


UNCASVILLE, CT (September 28, 2018) – As year-end rankings & awards for 2018 start to roll in, the premier East Coast gaming and entertainment destination, Mohegan Sun, is proud to announce multiple achievements.  Most notably, Mohegan Sun earned top honors in the USA Today’s Readers’ Choice Awards, being voted “Best Casino Hotel.” The top spot in this category comes alongside #2 placements in the categories, “Best Casino Outside of Las Vegas” & “Best Player’s Club (Momentum)”

“Mohegan Sun has had an exhilarating year. Our destination became even larger with the opening of the Earth Expo & Convention Center, we rolled out all new regional perks for our Momentum members, had several guests win six figure jackpots, and significantly upgraded our deluxe hotel, including the fully revamped, 16,000 square-foot, Mandara Spa.” Said Mohegan Sun President & General Manager, Ray Pineault. “For Mohegan Sun to be voted #1 or rank within the very top in USA Today in categories like “Best Player’s Club,” and “Best Casino Hotel,” is an achievement on which we’re extremely proud of.”

Nominees for USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards were selected by a panel that includes editors from both USA Today & as well as relevant expert contributors. From there, readers voted over the span of four weeks on their top choices. Last year, Mohegan Sun was also named “Best U.S. Casino” in the USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards.

For more information on Mohegan Sun’s hotel & spa, visit Hotel, Spa & Golf. For Mohegan Sun’s upcoming events, entertainment and signature events, including a jam-packed day on Saturday, October 6th, with Sun BrewFest, Tracy Morgan, Slash featuring Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators and Christina Aguilera, visit

Mohegan Sun is also nearing the opening of GAME ON!, an interactive bar, arcade & restaurant with eight bowling lanes, as well as the opening of Aspire & Thirty-Three, an all-new luxury hotel experience in the top levels of the iconic Sky Tower.

ABOUT 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. averages 5 million visitors per month. It was acquired by USA TODAY in January of 2013.

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 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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