Spend Independence Day Weekend at Mohegan Sun Pocono


Enjoy live music, thrilling gaming promotions, exhilarating horse racing and a celebrity appearanceHot Summer Fun

WILKES-BARRE, PA (June 30, 2015) – It’s nearly time to celebrate Independence Day, and there’s no better way to spend the holiday than with Mohegan Sun Pocono! Join Mohegan Sun Pocono from Wednesday, July 1st through Sunday, July 5th for a fun-filled weekend, including live entertainment, exhilarating horse racing, a sizzling fireworks display and more.
The fun begins on Wednesday, ... 


Mike Schmidt postpones appearance; Reschedules for last day of meet while Thurman Thomas is added for Breeders Crown day signing


Hall of Fame baseball superstar Mike Schmidt postponed his appearance on Breeders Crown day, October 19, 2013, at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, due to a personal conflict, according to his management. The star has confirmed that he would reschedule for November 23, which will be the new closing night for the 2013 harness racing meet, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Fans may line up at 2:00 p.m. on that day to secure their spot in line and obtain an authorized photo to be autographed. No outside ... 


Fourth of July Festivities to Start With a Bang at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs


Fireworks, live music and more 

WHAT:  Begin your Independence Day celebrations early with a July 3rd fireworks spectacular, drink specials and live music at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. On the 4th, dance your night away with a Party on the Patio concert featuring the Jimmy Buffett tribute band Parrot Beach.
WHEN/WHERE:  Wednesday, July 3rd at approximately 9:30pm outside Mohegan Sun at Pocono ... 


Celebrate Dad This Father’s Day With Dining, Gifts and Fun at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs


With Father’s Day coming up on Sunday, June 16th, there’s no better time than now to start planning a great gift, dinner or night out to surprise that special Dad in your life.
Here are five great ways Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs can help you thank Dad.
The saying goes – “the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach,” so indulge Dad in a meal he’ll remember, with Father’s Day dinner at Ruth’s Chris Steak House... 


Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs Celebrates The 138th Annual Kentucky Derby


Live racing, a Champagne Brunch, a hat revue, plus great food & drinks all on the bill for the 138th Kentucky Derby viewing party

A full slate of festivities is scheduled at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs for the 138th Annual “Run for the Roses.”  The action kicks off with a Champagne Brunch inside Pacer’s Clubhouse starting at 11:00am, followed by a 2:00pm opening of the Patio and a 3:00pm opening of the Party Tent. Not to be forgotten is the Run For The Roses Hat Revue contest, set to ... 


Don’t Know Chip captures Featured Trot at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs


WILKES-BARRE, PA (August 31, 2010)—Don’t Know Chip, driven by Tyler Buter, won the $24,000 open handicap trot at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs Tuesday night.
Buter, leaving from the No. 1 post, was sixth at the opening quarter with Speed Bomb (Matt Kakaley) showing the way. First split was timed in 27 seconds and half in 56.3 with Speed Bomb on top.
Don’t Know Chip was taken second over behind Dennis (Andrew McCarthy) going down the backside.
Speed Bomb continued to lead ... 


Pictures Of Millie equals Trot Mark at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs

WILKES-BARRE, PA (August 30, 2010)—It was a very special win for veteran trainer Jim McGettigan Monday night at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs.
For his three-year-old Malabar Millennium home-bred trotter not only won but equaled the track mark for three-year-old trotting fillies.
Pictures Of Millie, driven by George Napolitano Jr. and trained by McGettigan, stopped the timer in 1:53.4 to equal the track mark. That was established a month earlier by Christiana Hanover with Rena Rekila ... 


Vlos wins Open Pace at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs

WILKES-BARRE, PA (August 28, 2010)—Vlos, coming up from the Meadowlands in New Jersey, won the $24,000 open pace Saturday night at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs.
Leaving from the No. 1 post, Tony Morgan quickly grabbed the early lead in the seven-horse field and produced a 2 and ½ length win over Southwind Tempo, the only mare in the race.
Time of the mile was 1:50.1 with Drive All Night (Anthony Napolitano) finishing third.
After the opening quarter was timed in 26.4, Vlos ... 


Final Monday Night of Racing at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs

WILKES-BARRE, PA (August 28, 2010)—The final Monday night of live harness racing at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs will be taking place August 30 with a 6:30 post.
Five nights of harness racing will be featured during the week starting with the Monday evening card since Friday night’s are being added for the remainder of the 2010 meet.
After the Monday card, live action will be taking place on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday evenings.
Saul Needle, director of racing, ... 


Big Bad John impressive in Pa. Sire Stakes at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs

WILKES-BARRE, PA (August 25, 2010)—Big Bad John, a two-year-old Western Hanover colt, turned in an impressive 1:53 victory in the third division of the Pennsylvania Sire Stakes Wednesday night at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs.
With David Miller in the sulky, Big Bad John sat second or third for three-quarters of the race before winning by a length and a quarter over Something For Doc (Brett Miller) with third-place going to 4-5 favorite McSocks (John Campbell).
“He’s coming along ...