Mohegan Sun Poker Room Reopens Today with Limited Capacity & Enhanced Safety Protocols

2020-12-29

Mohegan Sun’s Poker Room, located in Casino of the Earth, reopened 6 of its 33 tables this morning, and will feature no more than 7 players per table

UNCASVILLE, CT (December 29, 2020) – Mohegan Sun Poker has made its return and will be open daily from 10:00am – 2:00am. With health & safety being the top priority, the Poker Room reopens at under one third of its total tables, will feature a max of 7 players at a table at once and will incorporate safety shields for players and dealers. Spectators, as well as food, will not be permitted in the Poker Room, and guests must sanitize hands with easily accessible hand sanitizer before touching cards.

The Mohegan Sun Poker Room temporarily closed down in mid-March 2020, along with Mohegan Sun as a whole, due to the pandemic. Mohegan Sun, after investing more than $1 million in health and safety protocols across property, reopened to the public on June 1st. The return of Poker at Mohegan Sun will not immediately feature promotions and tournaments, though updates will become available in the near future. Additional details and safety measures include:

  • Both guests and team members are required to wear protective masks in the Poker Room, as is required across all of Mohegan Sun.
  • Physical distancing will be instituted and monitored.
  • Polycarbonate dividers will be used on all active poker tables.
  • Cards will be removed and sanitized at regular intervals.
  • A player’s seat and section will be cleaned after they end their play.
  • Sanitizing dispensers will be located throughout the Mohegan Sun Poker Room.
  • The Mohegan Sun Poker Room is smoke-free, spacious and well ventilated.

The most regular cash game offering in the Mohegan Sun Poker Room will currently be limit and no limit Texas Hold ’Em, though other popular offerings include 7 Card Stud and Omaha, among others. The Poker Room may move to 10 open tables in the near future. For more information on the Mohegan Sun Poker Room, visit mohegansun.com/playing/poker.html

Mohegan Sun works in tandem with The Mohegan Tribal Health Department, who operate on-site and whose health & safety guidance and leadership on all resort operations is paramount. To stay up to date on all things Mohegan Sun, and to view Mohegan Sun’s full health & safety plan, visit mohegansun.com/updates

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 two unique casinos, 1,600 deluxe hotel rooms, two world-class spas, a golf course, over 80 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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Cody Chapman

Chapman, Cody