Tony Luke’s To Cut Six-Foot Cheesesteak in Celebration of Official Opening at Mohegan Sun Pocono on February 13th

On-hand and making remarks will be Tony Luke’s CEO, Tony Luke Jr. as well as Mohegan Sun Pocono leadership

WILKES-BARRE, PA Thursday, February 13th will be a momentous occasion at Mohegan Sun Pocono (MSP) as the renowned cheesesteak franchise, Tony Luke’s, will mark its official entry into NEPA (Northeast Pennsylvania). At 3:00pm on February 13th, Tony Luke’s CEO, Tony Luke Jr. alongside MSP President & CEO, Anthony Carlucci, will take part in a special ribbon cutting – that will involve asix-foot long cheesesteak being cut in celebration of the new opening. The public is invited to this event.

Tony Luke, Jr. with a cheesesteak, in his place on Oregon Ave. Photo/CURT HUDSON

This exciting new dining offering at Mohegan Sun Pocono also coincides with the completion of a new look & re-designed Sky Food, Court of which Tony Luke’s is located. An amazing mural is prominent in the new Sky Food Court, designed by local artist Aryanna Davis, from Pittston, Pennsylvania. Her project at MSP was rooted in styling and designs that can be found around NYC-style Pizzerias as well as incorporating iconic Philadelphia sights such as Independence Hall and the Love Sculpture

*Local media are encouraged to cover this ribbon cutting and there will be availability for interviews. Please RSVP with Mohegan Sun PR, via

Tony Luke’s is open daily and features all of the classics that the famous restaurant has become known for, including the Roast Pork Italian, The Cheesesteak, The Uncle Mike (veggie option), Seasoned French Fries and more.

Established in South Philly and what now has more than a dozen locations in the  Philadelphia area, Tony Luke’s added their own twist on the cheesesteak in 1992 and it has been one of the best in Philly ever since. Tony Luke’s works directly with cattle farms in the Midwest which supplies locations with top quality Rib Eye steak. Vegetables used in toppings are grown in South Jersey as well and all sandwiches are served on fresh baked bread, baked with Tony’s secret recipe.

This spring, Mohegan Sun Pocono will also re-open a refreshed and re-branded buffet, entitled, Seasons Buffet, that will be open Wednesday – Sunday.

Mohegan Sun Pocono, owned by Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment, was the first destination to bring gaming to Pennsylvania in 2006 and since then has become one of the premier entertainment, gaming, shopping, and dining destinations in the state. Situated on 400 acres in Plains, Pennsylvania, 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 nearly 60 live table games, over 1900 slot machines and electronic table games, a variety of dining and shopping options, nightlife, entertainment and live harness racing. Mohegan Sun Pocono is within easy access of New York, Philadelphia, New Jersey, and Delaware. More information is available by calling 1.888.WIN.IN.PA (1.888.946.4672) or visiting our website. Connect with us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter or Instagram, download our app and view us on YouTube.

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