Beyond Your Wildest Expectations, Yet Within Reach
Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs 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 at Pocono Downs has continued to evolve and today features:
Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs has approximately 82,000 square feet of gaming space and is home to nearly 2,300 slot machines and electronic table games. In July 2010, Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs made state history by being one of the first casinos in Pennsylvania to add live table games such as Blackjack, Roulette, Craps and more. In total, Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs is home to over 80 table games including poker, blackjack, roulette and craps, among others.
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 the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins.
Just steps from the gaming action, Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs 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 at Pocono Downs 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 at Pocono Downs, 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, Pocono Downs 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 Pocono Downs 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, over 80 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 valid drivers license, passport or military ID to enter the casino. The casino reserves the right to reject any identification deemed in question.
Number of live racing days: 140 days, 141 race cards
Live racing dates: March 23, 2013 – November 16, 2013
Racing Nights: Sunday/Tuesday/Wednesday/Saturday – March through May; Add Fridays in June and July
Tuesday/Wednesday/Friday/Saturday – August through November
No live racing March 31 and September 10-14
First Post Time: 6:30 p.m.
Seating Accommodations: Simulcast Facility – 200
Pacer’s Clubhouse dining by reservation only – 400
Parking Capacity: 5000
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 valid drivers license, passport or military ID 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. You must be 18 years of age to wager on horse racing.