Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono 2018 Racing Season Preview

2018-03-13

It has been a long, cold, snowy winter in Northeastern Pennsylvania, one that, at press time, hadn’t shown many signs of letting up. Yet there is one sure sign that spring is on the way, and that, of course, is the opening of the harness racing season at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono. And 2018 should be a special one for our beloved track and all those who inhabit it, fans and competitors, on a nightly basis.
Saturday night, March 17, marks the 52nd racing season at Pocono. That is really ... 

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The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono Announces 2018 Racing Season

2018-02-21

The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono is pleased to announce our 2018 racing season schedule.  The track in Northeast PA is looking forward to another tremendous season of racing, with the Breeders Crown returning for the third time.
Opening night has been set for Saturday, March 17 at a new Post Time of 7:00pm for all race nights, with the exception of Easter Sunday at 5:00pm and all three Triple Crown nights.  In the month of March, racing continues on Tuesday, March 20th; Saturday, ... 

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Kenneth J. Fernandez Joins Mohegan Sun Pocono As New Vice President Of Human Resources

2018-02-20


WILKES – BARRE, PA (February 20, 2018) – Puerto Rico native Kenneth J. Fernandez has been named Vice President of Human Resources for Mohegan Sun Pocono (MSP).  Having last served at the San Juan Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino in Puerto Rico, Fernandez brings along a wealth of experience, knowledge & skills in the casino & resort industry to MSP.
“Kenneth Fernandez is a true professional, with a very impressive background, having various fields of expertise, ... 

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Mohegan Sun Pocono Serves Up A Hot, Fresh Addition

2018-01-31

Electric City Roasting Company Opens on February 1st
WILKES-BARRE, PA (January 31, 2018) – Mohegan Sun Pocono is excited to introduce the award – winning Electric City Roasting Company as the latest addition to their coffee & breakfast offerings. Electric City Roasting Company, Northeast Pennsylvania’s premiere coffee roaster, was founded in Pennsylvania by Mary ... 

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Ring in the New Year at Mohegan Sun Pocono

2017-12-18

Live music, dining specials and a festive night!

WILKES-BARRE, PA (December 18, 2017) – Before the clock strikes Midnight, ring in the New Year at Mohegan Sun Pocono.  With festivities all night long, there is something for everyone with live music, champagne toasts and so much more.
New Year’s Eve:
Head over to Timbers Buffet before your night out to get a full belly for just $29.99 from 4:00pm to ... 

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Bradford Cobb Named Chief Financial Officer For Mohegan Sun Pocono

2017-11-21

With more than two decades in the casino industry, most recently as Vice President of Finance at Hollywood Casino in Baton rouge, LA, Bradford Cobb joins the executive team at Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania as the new Chief Financial Officer. As CFO, Cobb will oversee all of the financial accounting, regulatory compliance, labor & productivity departments, budgets & analysis, among much more.

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The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono 2017 Season Review

2017-11-16

Well, here we are at the end of another campaign of racing at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono. The meet officially ends on Saturday, November 25, at which point we in racing all begin our hibernation periods. It’s hard to believe that it is the end of the racing season, perhaps because we were blessed in Northeastern Pennsylvania with such benign weather for most of September and October. When the weather really started to bite in November, we were already on the home stretch.
Reflecting ... 

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The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono Week In Review – End of Season Awards

2017-11-09

November 4-10, 2017
For the past seven months plus in this column, we’ve been chronicling the exploits of some of the finest horses each week at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono. Now it’s time to go a little further and highlight the 2017 Horses of the Year.
This is never an easy task, simply because there are so many excellent horses who pass through Pocono, many of whom put up outstanding records along the way. Narrowing down all of those choices from an eight-month season into ... 

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Mohegan Sun Pocono To Open All-New Irish Pub & Eatery Winter 2018

2017-11-07


WILKES-BARRE, PA (November 7, 2017) – Mohegan Sun Pocono is excited to announce an all-new new Irish Pub & Eatery, Molly O’Sheas, set to open winter of 2018, near the main valet entrance.
Construction is underway on the new location with Somerville Construction. The venue will feature authentic Irish décor, a delicious dining menu, live weekend entertainment and one of the best beer and whiskey menus to be found in the region.
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The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono Week In Review

2017-11-02

October 28-November 3, 2017
As we closed in on the month of November, Northeastern Pennsylvania finally settled into autumn-like weather after an extended benign stretch. It presented interesting challenges to the competitors at The Downs at Mohegan Sun this past racing week, including a steady downpour throughout Sunday night and biting winds on Monday afternoon and evening. Yet even with the adverse conditions, our horses and horsemen and women shined, as evidenced by these outstanding ... 

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