It’s March Bagness At Mohegan Sun Pocono!

2019-12-06

Annual NEPA Cornhole tournament with over $7,000 in payouts returns to the Keystone Grand Ballroom on Saturday, March 21st

WHAT: March Bagness is back with one of the largest NEPA Cornhole tournaments in Pennsylvania history! Guests can test their cornhole skills and fly their way to a guaranteed $7,000 in payouts at Mohegan Sun Pocono.

WHEN/WHERE:
Saturday, March 21, 2020

Keystone Grand Ballroom

Backyard & Social

Registration: 11:00am

Bags Fly: Noon

Competitive & Advanced

Registration: ... 

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Joel McHale Live At Mohegan Sun Pocono

2019-11-14

Star of NBC’s Community to perform in the Keystone Grand Ballroom on Saturday, February 22nd

WILKES-BARRE, PA (November 14, 2019) –  On Saturday, February 22nd, get ready to laugh out loud with one of the most sought-after comedians and actors in the industry, Joel McHale. Beginning at 8:00pm in the Keystone Grand Ballroom, Joel will delight and entertain the audience with his legendary humor. This is a show guests won’t want to miss.

Tickets start at $25.00 and on sale Friday, November 15th through ticketmaster.com... 

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Tony Luke’s Is Coming To Mohegan Sun Pocono this December

2019-11-12

The Renowned Philly-based Cheesesteak Joint will be Located in a Redesigned & Updated Food Court at Mohegan Sun Pocono

WILKES-BARRE, PA (November 12, 2019) – Mohegan Sun Pocono (MSP) is excited  to announce a new and tasty addition to its dining offerings when Tony Luke’s opens this December. Known for its incredible Philly Cheesesteaks, Tony Luke’s also features specialties like the Roast Pork Italian, seasoned French Fries and a vegetarian option, “The Uncle Mike.”

“We’re ... 

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Saturday, November 16th is Fan Appreciation Night

2019-11-07

There are only three days remaining in the 2019 racing season at the Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono, and the track in Northeast PA is planning a special “Fan Appreciation Night” on Saturday, November 16th.  Just in time for the cold weather, fans can pick up a special commemorative hooded sweatshirt, while supplies last.  A coupon is required, and will be in the live racing program, available starting at 5:00pm at the Racing Rewards desk.  The coupon may be redeemed between 9:00pm ... 

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Mohegan Sun Pocono Hosts Ultimate Retro Dance Party For New Year’s Eve

Guests can dance their way into 2020 at the Keystone Grand Ballroom on Tuesday, December 31st

WHAT: Guests are invited to ring in the New Year with Mohegan Sun Pocono at our New Year’s Eve Ultimate Retro Dance Party on Tuesday, December 31st at the Keystone Grand Ballroom.

 WHERE/WHEN: Tuesday, December 31

9:00pm – Midnight

Keystone Grand Ballroom

IN DETAIL:
Time marches forward, but Mohegan Sun Pocono is dancing back to the 70s, 80s and 90s for New Year’s Eve. ... 

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The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono 2019 Season Review

2019-10-30

The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono 2019 Season Review

October 29, 2019

We are winding up the 2019 racing season here at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono. It was another extremely successful campaign filled with excitement and surprises, favorites and longshots, unexpected winners and scintillating performances. In short, everything a harness racing fan could possibly want out of a racing season.

We started back in the middle of March and we are closing up shop on Saturday night, November 16. When you ... 

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Atta Boy Dan honored as 2019 Pacer of the Year and Claimer of the Year

2019-10-27

On Saturday night, the Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono honored its 2019 Pacer of the Year and Claimer of the Year, who happened to be one and the same horse – the Western Terror 10-year-old gelding Atta Boy Dan.

 

So far this year at Pocono, Atta Boy Dan has posted a record of 22-13-2-3, with earnings of $151,575. He was all but invincible in the top claiming ranks through most of the summer, taking ten of eleven starts, and he was claimed out of fourteen straight ... 

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Boo Bash Is Back At Mohegan Sun Pocono!

2019-10-11

Halloween party in Keystone Grand Ballroom features live entertainment and over $5,000 in cash prizes

WHAT: Boo Bash is back by popular demand! On Saturday, October 26th, join Mohegan Sun Pocono in the Keystone Grand Ballroom for a Halloween celebration featuring live entertainment by DJae Mêlée and a costume contest offering over $5,000 in cash prizes.

WHEN/WHERE: Saturday, October 26th

8:00pm – 11:00pm

 Keystone Grand Ballroom

IN DETAIL: Boo Bash is back and better than ... 

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The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono Week in Review

2019-10-09

 

October 5-11, 2019

One of the fun things about the racing action at The Downs at Mohegan Sun is how, year after year, we see a lot of the same horses coming back to perform well. That allows the fans to develop a relationship with these performers over time, a relationship that can really intensify with horses that race effectively to the point where they approach 10 or so years old. Case in point: the horse who leads off the Weekly Awards this week and has been doing damage at Pocono for ... 

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The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono Week in Review

2019-10-02

September 28 to October 4, 2019

October is upon us, which means that we have only about a month-and-a-half left of live racing in the 2019 season at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono. The lingering warm weather has helped to keep the action lightning-quick, however. As a matter of fact, we witnessed several sub-1:50 miles on Saturday night. It was another difficult week to narrow down the Weekly Awards candidates, but we gave it a shot anyway.

PACER OF THE WEEK: WESTERN JOE

Technically, the feature ... 

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