BEYOND YOUR WILDEST EXPECTATIONS, YET WITHIN REACH
Mohegan Sun Pocono is located on 400 acres in the hillside of Plains, Pennsylvania. It is within easy access of New York, Philadelphia, New Jersey and Delaware and just a short distance from other great northeastern Pennsylvania attractions such as Knoebels Amusement Resort in Elysburg, Blue Ridge Trail Golf Club in Mountain Top and Claws ‘N’ Paws Wild Animal Park in Hamlin.
Owned by the Mohegan Tribe of Indians of Connecticut, it is one of the largest and most distinctive and spectacular entertainment, gaming, shopping and dining destinations in Pennsylvania. Since it was acquired in November 2005, Mohegan Sun Pocono has continued to evolve.
Mohegan Sun Pocono features a 238-room hotel with on-site spa and adjacent 20,000 square foot Convention Center. It is currently home to 82,000 square feet of gaming space including more than 90 table games, 2,300 slot machines and electronic table games, a variety of dining and shopping options, nightlife, entertainment and live harness racing.
The property features live entertainment with the best local bands every weekend at Breakers and Bar Louie. In addition, only a short distance away, is the 8,300-seat Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza which features the biggest acts in music, sports and more as well as being home to the American Hockey League’s and Wilkes-Barre’s own Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins.
Just steps from the gaming action, Mohegan Sun Pocono offers a number of food and beverage outlets with everything from snacks and sandwiches to steaks, fresh seafood and gourmet international cuisine.
The retail experience at Mohegan Sun Pocono offers guests a variety of choices from fine apparel to jewelry, electronics and gadgets, gourmet food items and more.
ABOUT THE AUTHORITY
The Authority is an instrumentality of the Mohegan Tribe of Indians of Connecticut, a federally recognized Indian tribe with an approximately 507-acre reservation situated in southeastern Connecticut, adjacent to Uncasville, Connecticut. The Authority has been granted the exclusive power to conduct and regulate gaming activities on the existing reservation of the Tribe, including the operation of Mohegan Sun, a gaming and entertainment complex that is situated on a 185-acre site on the Tribe’s reservation. Through its subsidiary, Downs Racing, L.P., the Authority also owns and operates Mohegan Sun Pocono, a gaming and entertainment facility offering slot machines and harness racing in Plains Township, Pennsylvania and several OTW facilities located elsewhere in Pennsylvania.
SPECIAL NOTE REGARDING FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS
Some information included in this press release contains forward-looking statements, within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Such statements include information relating to business development activities, as well as capital spending, financing sources and the effects of regulation (including gaming and tax regulation) and increased competition. These statements can sometimes be identified by the use of forward-looking words such as “may,” “will,” “anticipate,” “estimate,” “expect,” or “intend” and similar expressions. Such forward-looking information involves important risks and uncertainties that could significantly affect anticipated results in the future and, accordingly, such results may differ materially from those expressed in any forward-looking statements made by or on behalf of the Authority. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, those relating to increased competition (including the legalization or expansion of gaming in New England, New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania), the financial performance of Mohegan Sun, Mohegan Sun Pocono and the off-track wagering facilities, dependence on existing management, potential adverse changes in local, regional, national or global economic climates, the Authority’s ability to complete its current and proposed expansion projects at Mohegan Sun and Mohegan Sun Pocono on time and on budget, the Authority’s leverage and ability to meet its debt service obligations, changes in federal or state tax laws or the administration of such laws, changes in gaming laws or regulations (including the limitation, denial or suspension of licenses required under gaming laws and regulations), and the continued availability of financing. Additional information concerning potential factors that could affect the Authority’s financial results is included in its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2007, as well as its other reports and filings with the SEC. The forward-looking statements included in this press release are made only as of the date of this release. The Authority does not undertake any obligation to update or supplement any forward-looking statements to reflect subsequent events or circumstances. The Authority cannot assure you that projected results or events will be achieved or will occur.
Casino: 2,300 slots, more than 90 table games including a 18-table poker room
Denominations: 1 cent to $100.00
Casino hours: 24 hours a day
Age Requirements: Must be 21 years of age or older with a U.S.-issued driver’s license, military ID or passport to enter the casino. The casino reserves the right to reject any identification deemed in question.
Seating Accommodations: Simulcast Facility – 200
Pacer’s Clubhouse dining by reservation only – 400
Parking Capacity: 5,000
Racetrack: 5/8 mile oval
Length of stretch: 490 feet
Surface: Stone aggregate base, stone dust composition and red rock screenings top layer.
Age Requirements: Must be 21 years of age or older with a U.S.-issued driver’s license, military ID or passport to enter the casino. The casino reserves the right to reject any identification deemed in question. There is no age limit to enter the racetrack portion of the building, but minor children must be accompanied by an adult. You must be 18 years of age to wager on horse racing, and 21 years of age to hold a Racing Rewards card.
Play an array of over 2,300 slot machine games including the latest technology in slot games in denominations from 1 cent to $100. Featured games include the popular Wheel of Fortune games, Triple Red Hot 7’s, Monopoly and Hot Shot Progressives. Mohegan Sun Pocono offers coinless ticket-in and ticket-out technology on all games.
SLOT MACHINE THEMES
We offer rows and rows of gaming excitement, from the latest variations on the popular games to the newest games around.*
We offer all the popular variations, including thirty-three multi-game machines at the exciting Sunburst Bar, an elevated bar located at the center of the circular casino.
88 Fortunes™ is the perfect chance for players to test their luck! Featuring 10 Free Games that can be endlessly re-triggered, the Fu Bat Jackpot Feature with four fantastic progressive levels and gorgeous, authentic Chinese artwork, this game is sure to spread fun and fortune to all players!
Manufacturer: Bally Technologies
Get your mojo on with this shag-a-delic sensation. With progressive jackpots, engaging gameplay, and hilarious film clips, this is one sexy game straight out of the swinging 60’s made for modern times. Oh behave!
SHARK RAVING MAD™
Shark Raving Mad™ is a wild title featuring a trail leading to the Shark Raving Mad Bonus with a chance to win the top Jackpot! Now available on the Blade 3RM-Barcrest cabinet, players will want to take a bite and go crazy for Shark Raving Mad™!
ZEUS SON OF KRONOS
Manufacturer: Scientific Games Corporation
Don’t be shy. Give it a try.
Interested in learning how to play craps, blackjack and more? We can help!
Check out these videos and guidelines so you can approach a table with more confidence; remember, our friendly dealers are there to help you too.
Blazing 777 Blackjack Progressive is an exciting new optional blackjack progressive bet that’s based on 7s.
THE MORE 7S, THE MORE YOU WIN!
Enjoy a live multi-table game experience from a single player station.
$2 Minimum Roulette
Bet on Four Wheels Simultaneously
Fusion Hybrid connects you with up to four live table games at the same player terminal. A touchscreen displaying four colored tabs lets you switch between and view live outcomes from each available game. This action-packed hybrid gaming experience gives you the opportunity to wager concurrently on up to four games at once with just the touch of a finger, super-charging the excitement and increasing the odds of winning.
Blackjack is one of the most popular table games. It is as easy to learn as it is exciting to play. Handicap-accessible blackjack tables can also be found in all casinos.
Now offering $5 blackjack 24 hours a day, 7 days a week!
Craps is one of the most widely played games of chance in the United States today. It offers gamblers a great variety of bets and some of the fastest action.
Roulette is a fast moving, simple and exciting game offering a variety of bets and payoffs.
A smaller version of Baccarat, in Mini-Baccarat, all cards are dealt by one dealer and only 7 players can be seated at one time, making the game faster paced than the traditional Baccarat game.
MISSISSIPPI STUD POKER
Mississippi Stud is a 5-card poker game that allows players to bet up to 10 units on a single hand. Mississippi Stud allows players to compete against a pay table rather than the dealer, and win if their hand is a pair of Jacks or better.
PAI GOW POKER
Also known as “Asian Poker,” is an exciting variation on standard poker that is played with an ordinary deck of 52 cards plus one joker.
An American derivative of the Chinese domino game of Pai Gow. The game is played with a set of 32 dominoes or “tiles.” It is believed that the game originated in the late 1800s when the Chinese helped build the U.S. railroads.
LET IT RIDE*
Let It Ride* is one of the most unique games at Mohegan Sun Pocono because players do not play against the dealer or any other player. It’s based on the Five-Card Stud Poker game.
THREE CARD POKER*
Three Card Poker* is a Stud Poker game that offers three ways to play and four different ways to win. Players may bet against the dealer or bet on the value of their own three-card hand or bet both. Bonus payouts may be won for certain hands when wagering against the dealer. The “ante bonus” is paid when a player is dealt one of the three highest ranking hands in the game. The “ante bonus” is paid regardless of the dealer’s hand.
Spanish 21 combines the thrill of playing Blackjack with the multiple payoffs of a slot machine. An exciting variation of the traditional Blackjack game, Spanish 21 offers more options, more fun and more ways to win!
Our non-smoking Poker Room featuring 18 poker tables, several flat screen televisions and a bar. We have a variety of the most popular poker games with a wide range of limits.
– Texas Hold ‘Em
– No-Limit Hold ‘Em
– 7-Card Stud
– 7-Card Hi-Low Split
– Eight or Better
Address: 1280 Pennsylvania 315, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702, USA
Hours: Open today · Open 24 hours
Phone: +1 570-831-2100