Mohegan Sun Pocono Temporary Closure to Begin Monday, March 16, 2020 at 8:00pm EST


WILKES-BARRE, PA (March 16, 2020) – Mohegan Sun Pocono will temporarily close all casino, and resort operations, effective at 8:00pm on Monday, March 16th. These actions come amid the necessary precautions due to COVID-19 and in close consultation with the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) as well as local and state health authorities.

“In response to the rapidly developing situation surrounding coronavirus (COVID-19) and our efforts to protect the health and safety of our valued guests and team members, Mohegan Sun Pocono is acting to comply with the direction of Governor Wolf’s office to promote social distancing and limit/prohibit mass gatherings and will temporarily close its doors beginning at 8:00pm on Monday, March 16, 2020”, said Anthony Carlucci, President & General Manager of Mohegan Sun Pocono. “All activities are cancelled, including live racing, casino promotions and events.”

“The wellness of our guests and team members is our top priority. While there have been no reported cases of COVID-19 at the property, Mohegan Sun Pocono is temporarily closing at the direction of the Governor’s office in an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19 among large groups in the state of Pennsylvania. While we are temporarily closed we will be taking the opportunity to further deep clean our property. Du ring this temporary closure there will 24/7 security presence at Mohegan Sun Pocono.”

Mohegan Sun Pocono will continue to stay connected with state and federal health officials to monitor this evolving situation to provide our guests and team members with regular updates about our anticipated reopening timeline.

Guests can continue to monitor for developments.

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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