Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono ready for the 2019 season

2019-03-13

The 2019 harness racing season at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono begins this Saturday night (May 16), as the first of 134 cards planned for the northeast Pennsylvania 5/8-mile oval contains 14 races, with a scheduled first post of 7 p.m.

The two horsemen who have been dominant in the trainers and drivers rankings at Pocono over the last few seasons, driver George Napolitano Jr. and trainer Rene Allard, look likely to get off to a fast start again this season, at ... 

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Mohegan Sun Pocono Welcomes Offensive Rookie of the Year Saquon Barkley for a Special Q&A Event

WHAT: Professional football superstar and 2019 Offensive Rookie of the Year Saquon Barkley joins Mohegan Sun Pocono for a special moderated Q&A session with WNEP’s Jim Coles.   

WHEN/WHERE: Sunday, March 24th

Noon – Wristband Distribution

3:00pm – Event begins

Keystone Grand Ballroom

IN DETAIL: On Sunday, March 24th get in the zone when Football Superstar and Offensive Rookie of the Year, Saquon Barkley stops by Mohegan Sun Pocono. At 3:00pm join the star athlete ... 

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Stable Area to open at Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono

2019-02-26

Spring is just around the corner, and the Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono is getting the stable area ready for our valued horsemen, with the gates officially opening for the 54th season on Friday, March 1, 2019 at 7:30a.m.  The weather may be cold, but soon horses will be on the track, getting ready for the season!

The first Qualifiers of the season are Tuesday, March 5th; Thursday, March 7th; and Wednesday, March 13th.

Racing opens for the season at the renowned 5/8 mile track on Saturday, March 16th... 

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Mohegan Sun Pocono’s Reality Check Returns With Jenna Johnson & Val Chmerkovskiy of Dancing With The Stars

2019-02-20

WHAT: Dancing with the Stars fan favorites Jenna Johnson and Val Chmerkovskiy join Mohegan Sun Pocono for a special Reality Check event!

WHEN/WHERE: Friday, March 29th in the Keystone Grand Ballroom

6:00pm – Wristband distribution begins

8:00pm – Live performance and Q&A

9:00pm – Meet & Greet

 IN DETAIL: See the power of love through dance when Mohegan Sun Pocono’s Reality Check presents newly-engaged pro dancers Jenna Johnson and Val Chmerkovskiy ... 

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Molly O’Sheas Brings Irish Charm For St. Patrick’s Day

2019-02-13

WILKES-BARRE, PA (February 13, 2019) – It’s St. Patrick’s Day at Mohegan Sun Pocono and Molly O’Sheas is the home base for all things green and gold. The Irish Pub & Eatery is offering specials and live entertainment from Friday, March 15th to Sunday, March 17th.

Food specials feature a variety of Irish-inspired classics:

  • Drunken Beef Fries – whiskey-braised beef topped with waffle fries and slathered in sharp cheese sauce
  • Smashed Red Bliss Potato Dippers – whole red bliss potatoes smashed and fried to perfection with a duo of dipping sauces
  • Corned Beef and Rumbledethumps – chunked corned beef served with a casserole of potato, onion, and cabbage, topped with melted cheese accompanies with grain mustard
  • Guinness Fish and Chips – Guinness-battered fried fish served with waffle fries, coleslaw and tartar sauce

Molly O’Sheas is also welcoming the return of the Reuben Challenge. Order a 4lb Reuben (valued at $29.99) and if it’s eaten in 60 minutes or less, the Reuben ... 

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The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono announces their 2019 live Harness Racing schedule

2019-02-05

The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono is pleased to announce their 2019 racing season schedule.  The track in Northeast PA is looking forward to another tremendous season of racing.

 

Opening night has been set for Saturday, March 16, and there will be a limited schedule in the month of March, with racing on Tuesdays, Saturdays, and Sundays.  Starting in April, the track will move to the full schedule of four days a week.  Post Time for Saturdays and Sundays throughout the season, with some exceptions, ... 

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Spa Sapphire Celebrates Five Year Anniversary With a Full Month of Special Promotions

2019-02-01

Open to the public on the 1st floor of the Hotel; Mohegan Sun Pocono’s Signature Spa Will Offer Daily Specials & Free Gifts Throughout February

WILKES-BARRE, PA (February 1, 2019) – Spa Sapphire is excited to announce the five year Anniversary of its fully operational and multi-faceted luxury Salon and Day Spa. Guests will be able to take advantage of special promotions throughout February, as well as have a shot at winning a free gift with their spa service visit. ... 

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NEPA Cornhole Tournament Comes to Mohegan Sun Pocono!

2019-01-29

WILKES-BARRE, PA (January 29, 2019) – Get ready for March Bagness! Take part in one of the biggest Cornhole Tournaments in Northeastern Pennsylvania when NEPA Cornhole comes to Mohegan Sun Pocono on Saturday, March 16th. With $5,000 in guaranteed payouts, competition is sure to be fierce!  Featuring three different Divisions for Advanced players, Competitive and Social, any skill level can play and win, from beginners to the most experienced, all ... 

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Mohegan Sun Pocono Signs with Kindred for Online Casino Gaming and Sports Betting, and Sports Betting Lounge

2019-01-28

WILKES-BARRE, PA (January 28, 2019) – Mohegan Sun Pocono has signed a strategic partnership with Kindred Group (previously Unibet Group), for online and offline sports betting and online gaming in Pennsylvania. Kindred will offer customers an online sportsbook and casino experience under the Unibet brand, as well as a Unibet sports betting lounge at Mohegan Sun Pocono. The initial phase of the strategic partnership covers five years with the possibility to extend the collaboration for ... 

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Mohegan Sun Pocono Takes Home Four Awards In Strictly Slots Magazine’s Best Slots Awards Issue

2019-01-10

WILKES-BARRE, PA (January 10, 2019) – Strictly Slots Magazine, America’s most popular gaming magazine, recently released their 2018 Best of Slots awards issue, and Mohegan Sun Pocono topped the list for “Best 50-cent Slots”, “Best $5+ Slots”, “Best High-end Slot Area”, and “Best Slot Club Promotions” ... 

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