NRCI Spirit of Hope Celebration Finalize Event Details

The Board of Ambassadors met last week at Montage Mountain to finalize plans for the upcoming Spirit of Hope Celebration set for Friday, November 11, 2022, at Mohegan Sun Pocono. The 2022 Spirit of Hope Tribute to Courage Honoree is Bob Durkin, President of the Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce. 

The Board of Ambassadors is a group of individuals and business leaders in northeast Pennsylvania whose purpose is to raise funds and promote a gala event in support of cancer screening awareness throughout the region.  

Mohegan Pennsylvania Events

Mohegan Pennsylvania Forever Motown Holiday Celebration

Forever Motown will perform a holiday celebration inside Mohegan Pennsylvania’s Keystone Grand Ballroom on Sunday, December 4th at 4:00pm. This Friday at 10:00am, tickets for this all ages show will go on sale, starting at $25 via Tickets that are purchased at the Mohegan Sun Pocono Box Office, located at the Hotel Front Desk, will receive a complimentary voucher for $10 Free Slot Play!

Experience Forever Motown with some holiday flare on one stage for one night at Mohegan Sun Pocono! A legendary collection of performers including G.C. Cameron, original lead singer of The Spinners, Glenn Leonard, former lead singer of The Temptations, and former members of The Marvelettes headline this trip down Motown memory lane. The group of nine all-star performers will bring all the soul to the Keystone Grand Ballroom for a full stage production that can’t be missed!

To learn more about this show and to purchase tickets, visit

Mohegan Pennsylvania to feature Halloween Costume Showdown

Guests are in for a treat when a new Halloween bash hits Mohegan Pennsylvania on Saturday, October 29th from 8:00pm – 10:00pm inside The Hive Taphouse. The Haunt at the Hive will have its own Halloween costume party set to award cash prizes for the best costumes in different categories. The Haunt in the Hive will also feature the popular band, Screaming Broccolli, on the music stage.

For entry into the costume party, guests must be 21+ and register on the Sky Bridge outside of The Hive Taphouse during the event. Contest winners will be announced at 11:00pm. There will be three categories; Scariest, Most Original and new this year, Best Couple or Group costume! The top prize for each category will check in at $300 in cash. From there, 2nd and 3rd place in each category will be awarded $200 and $100 respectively. It’s time for the most enthusiastic Halloween partiers in northeast PA to bring their A-game! The Haunt in the Hive will also feature a drink special, The Zombie – made with Vodka, Midori Lime, Blue Curacao and RumChata.

In addition to a killer costume contest, the rockers by way of Staten Island, NY, Screaming Broccolli, will be on-hand providing live entertainment. Led by long-time front man Michael Laughlin, Screaming Broccolli has played across the northeast and east coast, and was named by “Best of Staten Island” for being the region’s best cover band. The band is known for having an incredible song catalog, playing everything from ‘The Chain Gang’ to The Chainsmokers. Visit for more info.

RadioBOLD Music Festival at Mohegan Sun Pocono

The RadioBOLD Music Festival – Livin’ On The Edge – is a free day-long music concert event featuring Radio Flashback, The Idol Kings, Dustin Douglas & The Electric Gentlemen and moreThis music festival will take place at the Mohegan Sun Pocono Outdoor Concert Venue.

In partnership with Mohegan Sun Pocono, BluElefante, & the Bold Gold Media Group family of local radio stations, The RadioBOLD Music Festival is a listener appreciation event in celebration of the 10th Anniversary of Bold Gold’s award winning RadioBOLD Mobile App. 

The all-day music event is free and open to everyone 21 and over, and will feature food, fun, drink specials, prizes, contests, magic, surprises and some of the greatest music to ever be played over the radio airwaves! 

Headlining the Event:

Radio Flashback: This is not just a classic rock band, it is a tribute to the music, the artists and the experiences that we all remember.  A “Radio Flashback” performance is like tuning into your favorite radio station and listening to all of the songs you love, as well as incredible “rock blocks” of your favorite artists, such as Bad Company, Doobie Bros, ZZ Top, Styx, Foreigner, Steve Miller Band, Wings, Boston, Cheap Trick, ELO, Badfinger and Aerosmith.

The Idol Kings – A Tribute to Journey, John Mellencamp & REO Speedwagon: For over twelve years the Idol Kings have been traversing America and thrilling audiences with their spot-on recreations of your favorite songs complete with costume changes!

Dustin Douglas & The Electric GentlemenNortheast Pennsylvania’s own premier blues-rock power trio combines sexy grooves, infectious rhythm, and soaring guitars and vocals.  An experience not to be missed!

WHAT: The RadioBOLD Music Festival – Livin’ On The Edge

WHEN:  Saturday, September 10th from 2:00pm – 9:00pm (Doors Open at 1:00pm)

WHERE:  Mohegan Sun Pocono, 1280 Highway 315, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702

ADDITIONAL DETAILS:  Event is free, but guests must be 21+ to enter.  A portion of proceeds raised during the event will go towards local NEPA charities:  The Women’s Resource Center and Here For A ReasonDownload the free RadioBOLD Mobile App to stay informed about additional information and updates regarding The RadioBOLD Music Festival.  The RadioBOLD App will also be your key to entering for your chance to win special prizes during the day of the Festival!

Hot Summer Fun Returns to Mohegan Sun Pocono

Summer is finally here, and Mohegan Sun Pocono is turning up the heat with Hot Summer Fun celebrations all summer long! This year’s celebrations start on July 1st and are hotter than ever, with new chances to win every day through September 2nd Guests can participate in thrilling giveaways and events including a chance to win a $1 million prize and much more.,

Beginning July 1st, Mohegan Sun Pocono will feature the $1,000,000 Blackbeard’s Bounty Giveaway where Momentum members can participate in a collect and win promotion. Every day during Hot Summer Fun, Momentum members who earn two Status Points can receive a game piece sticker once per day   to complete their Blackbeard’s Bounty Treasure Map. The first Momentum member to complete their full treasure map wins $25,000 CASH! Stickers can be printed at the two Blackbeard’s Bounty Kiosks located next to the Promotions booth. Also up for grabs this year are great instant prizes, including Free Slot Play, Dining Credits, Free Gifts and more! One lucky guest could be a $1,000,000 instant winner! On Friday, September 2nd, join Mohegan Sun Pocono for the second chance, Walk the Plank giveaway, for a chance to win $10,000 cash!

July 1st – September 2rd:

Momentum members can enjoy “Play & Eat Sundays” during Hot Summer fun by earning four Status Points. Those members will receive a $15 dining voucher to use at select Mohegan Sun Pocono restaurants.

“Mystery Reward Mondays”  bring the element of surprise to Hot Summer Fun. Each Monday will feature a mystery promotion that could include a Status Point Multiplier, Play 2 Earn Mystery promotion and more. All Momentum members who play their favorite slot machine or table game are eligible!

The first 500 Momentum members to earn one Status Point on “Free T-Shirt Tuesdays” will receive a commemorative Hot Summer Fun 2022 t-shirt! A new design is featured each of the nine weeks! Visit each week to collect all nine!  Recipients will receive $10 Free Slot Play when they return on Thursday.

Join us on “Gimme Five Wednesdays” when Momentum members play $5 at their favorite slot machine and receive $5 in Free Slot Play.

The action gets amped up with Northeastern Pennsylvania’s most popular free concert series, Party on the Patio, taking place outdoors every Thursday night through September 1st. Dance the night away with the nation’s best tribute bands, and enjoy drink specials and local food trucks. Highlighted performances include Rubix Kube, a tribute to the 80’s on July 14th, and The Great Escape, a tribute to Journey on August 4th.  Check out our website for more information and to view the full concert line-up.

It’s raining money during Hot Summer Fun’s “Power Hour Fridays” in July & August! Momentum members between the hours of 6:00pm and 10:00pm are eligible to win $250 in Free Slot Play just by playing. One winner will be announced every 20 minutes. Stick around for a random “Power Hour” where drawings will go into overdrive, and winners will be announced every ten minutes to receive $1,000 Free Slot Play.

Mohegan Sun Pocono’s Momentum rewards program is free-to-sign-up on-site at Mohegan Sun Pocono’s Casino cashier. Momentum is a 21+ program, and allows guests to quickly elevate their status, which comes with added rewards. More information is available at

Mohegan Sun Pocono to Open Outdoor Terrace Bar, Entertainment Venue and Topgolf Swing Suites

Mohegan Sun Pocono (MSP) guests are in for a treat as 2022 heats up. Three exciting new venues will officially debut, starting in late April with the all-new outdoor terrace bar, Embers Terrace. This new offering will be home to Adirondack style seating, fire pits, live weekend entertainment, dining options, an outstanding drink menu and more.  Set to launch this summer in the old Bar Louie space will also be The Hive Taphouse, equipped with a full dining menu, 20 beers on tap, a live music stage and its very own Topgolf Swing Suites, equipped with Full Swing Simulators that in addition to virtual golf courses and Topgolf games, will also be home to energetic games like Zombie Dodgeball, the Quarterback Challenge, Baseball Pitching, Hockey games and more.

“These capital improvements as part of Project Starlight represent some of the most thrilling enhancements that we have ever announced at MSP.” -said Anthony Carlucci, President & General Manager of Mohegan Sun Pocono. “These offerings will not only bolster our live entertainment, but they also bring a relaxing and fun-filled outdoor experience as well as an amazing Topgolf Swing Suite venue. All 238 of our hotel rooms will have a whole new look and feel by the end of the year as well!”

Located near Rustic Kitchen Bistro & Bar, Embers Terrace will be the first new amenity to open. Featuring a 25-person bar, a partially covered dining area with a late fare menu launching in June, hand-built fire pits, acoustic entertainment and a lawn area where various activities will take place, this new outdoor terrace bar andterrace will serve as a hot spot for all types of outings during the warmer seasons. The weekends are set to feature acoustic duos and with that, VIP booking opportunities will be possible. The drink menu will also offer some of the best wine in the region, as well as a range of mixed drinks and local, domestic and imported beers.

Slated to launch in early summer, The Hive Taphouse will have 20 beers on tap, the most at MSP, serving the likes of IPAs, Porter, Stouts, Cider, Ale, Lager, Pilsner, Witbier, Hefeweizen, and rotating seasonal offerings. Home to a live music stage, this new venue will roll out a can’t-miss entertainment calendar featuring some of the top musical acts across the region. More than 12 high-definition TV screens will also fill up The Hive Taphouse, playing all the major sporting events. A full dining menu will feature a wide variety of dishes like Appetizers, Flatbreads, Salads, Wings, Burgers, Sandwiches, Tacos and Mac N Cheese. Stay tuned to for updates on specials and musical acts as an open date nears.

Located near the main bar inside The Hive Taphouse will be the Topgolf Swing Suites with two Full Swing simulators, where people of all ages and skill levels can come together for playful competition. This simulated golfing experience features a massive screen with a variety of multi-sport games, as well as HDTVs, comfortable lounge seating and food and beverage offerings. Guests can play either 9 or 18 holes across more than 80 famous courses, including Pebble Beach and Bethpage Black. Not to be outdone, this new venue will also allow guests to try other exhilarating simulated games like Baseball Pitching, The Quarterback Challenge, Hockey, Zombie Dodgeball, Soccer and much more.

The Mohegan Sun Pocono Hotel, opened in 2014, will also undergo a major revamp. By the end of 2022, all 238 guest rooms will be completely renovated with new, fresher contemporary designs, new bathrooms and upgraded amenities throughout. “We’ve already modelled a couple of rooms so far and the difference is remarkable. We’re confident that our guests are really going to love it.” –Said Carlucci.

In total, Project Starlight will create around 50 jobs. For more information on career opportunities at Mohegan Sun Pocono, visit or call 570.831.2177.

Mohegan Sun Pocono Guest From Clarks Summit, PA Wins $199K Jackpot!

$199,790.60 is the exact jackpot win that Vincent P. from Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania took home on Saturday, March 5th while playing the Blazing 7’s Blackjack Progressive Jackpot at Mohegan Sun Pocono (MSP). This is the largest jackpot win at MSP so far this year.

The Blazing 7’s Blackjack Progressive game is a popular table game at Mohegan Sun Pocono where guests can begin a round of play by making a standard blackjack bet, while also placing a bet on the Blazing 7’s progressive circle. The dealer will then follow the house procedures for blackjack. Guests can win if at least one of their first two cards are a seven, and the opportunities increase significantly if a guest is holding two 7s, and the dealer’s up card is also a seven.

Mohegan Sun Pocono is home to 66,000 square-feet of gaming space including 1,700 slot machines and nearly 60 live table games. Guests can also enjoy a variety of entertainment, dining, shopping and nightlife, as well as exciting wagering options on live harness racing from spring to fall.

To learn more on all that MSP has to offer, visit

Mohegan Sun Pocono Hosts Bash In The Ballroom Featuring DJ Tom Macari For New Year’s Eve

WHAT: Guests are invited to ring in the New Year with Mohegan Sun Pocono at the New Year’s Eve Bash In The Ballroom on Friday, December 31st, taking place in the Keystone Grand Ballroom.

WHERE/WHEN: Friday, December 31

    9:00pm – 1:00am

    Keystone Grand Ballroom


IN DETAIL: Dance the night away, and welcome in 2022 while New York City’s own, DJ Tom Macari, spins funk, soul, 80s, Pop, Hip-Hop and more at Mohegan Sun Pocono’s New Year’s Eve Bash In The Ballroom. Guests can bring their best dance moves to the Keystone Grand Ballroom until the clock strikes 1:00am, while enjoying $5 drink specials including Miller Lite, Coors Light, White Claw and Deuces Wild Grey Goose punch. And the diverse musical skill set from Macari, who has shared the DJ booth with some of the world’s biggest stars, including Rihanna, DJ Khaled, Madonna, and Tom Hanks!

The cover charge for this party is $15.00 and can be purchased in advance at the Mohegan Sun Pocono Box Office located at Player’s Club or via starting Friday, December 3rd. Cover can also be paid at the door the night of the event. All guests must be 21+ to attend, valid photo identification is required for entry.

Prior to the New Year’s Eve festivities, guests can enjoy a decadent dining experience at Rustic Kitchen Bistro & Bar or Ruth’s Chris Steak House. Reservations are available and encouraged.

Mohegan Sun Pocono to Host Elvis Tribute Artist Spectacular Starring Shawn Klush

The“Elvis Tribute Artist Spectacular” Holiday Show, starring Shawn Klush backed by The Fabulous Ambassadors makes a trip to Mohegan Sun Pocono this fall! Shawn Klush will grace the main stage on Sunday, December 12th in the Keystone Grand Ballroom with the best sounds of Elvis Presley. This all-ages show kicks off at 3:00pm.

Tickets start at $25 and went on sale Monday, October 25, 2021at 10:00am via Tickets will also be available at the Mohegan Sun Pocono Box Office located at Player’s Club. Guests who purchase their tickets at the Box Office will receive one voucher per ticket for $10.00 in Free Slot Play, valid on Sunday, December 12th. Free Slot Play offer is for guests who are 21 and older.

The Closest Thing to the King in Concert was born and raised in the small coal-mining town of Pittston, Pennsylvania, and his love of music led him to begin imitating his musical idol, Elvis Presley. Shawn Klush performed in the Poconos region before embarking on a tour of Canada, where he competed in and won the $5,000.00 prize in the “Worldwide Elvis Competition” in Montreal. This piqued the interest of the award-winning Las Vegas show “Legends in Concert,” where he starred as ‘Elvis’ for many years in their Myrtle Beach, Las Vegas, Branson, and Atlantic City show rooms. Every January, he performs in the “Elvis Tribute Artist Spectacular Birthday Edition Tour,” an extravaganza featuring Elvis’ own musicians, singers, and friends, in major venues across the country.

The Luzerne County native has five CDs to his credit. JD Sumner and the Stamps Quartet, The Jordanaires, The Imperials, DJ Fontana, and Joe Esposito are among the musicians and singers he has shared the stage with. He played Elvis Presley in the CBS and VH1 hit TV miniseries “Shake, Rattle, and Roll.”

On Elvis’ 70th Birthday, Shawn became grand champion at the $25,000.00 “World Elvis Tribute Artist Competition”. He then received “The Peoples Choice Award” from Gibson Guitar Co in Nashville for “Best Concert Elvis”. Shawn was then named the “World’s Greatest Elvis” by 6.5 million international viewers on BBC1 Television in the United Kingdom. On the 30th anniversary of Elvis’ passing, Klush was named the ‘First Ever’ “Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist” by Elvis Presley Enterprises in Memphis TN. Shawn has record breaking performances in the US,  Switzerland, Canada Australia, the UK and South America. He was named “Worldwide Ambassador of Elvis” at the Las Vegas Hilton where he headlines the annual the Las Vegas Elvis Fest, celebrating Elvis’ historic Las Vegas Performances.

For more information on this exciting upcoming event in the Keystone Ballroom at Mohegan Sun Pocono, visit our website.

Mohegan Sun Pocono to Celebrate 15th Anniversary

Mohegan Sun Pocono (MSP) turns 15 next month. In honor of this historic milestone, full bands will be returning to Breakers during the first weekend of November! MSP will also rollout a $40,000 Anniversary Extravaganza, T-shirt giveaways, a Wheel of Fortune Anniversary Spin event and more, beginning November 1st.


The long-awaited return of full bands at Breakers, one of the top Live Music Bar’s in PA, is in full swing. In celebration of Mohegan Sun Pocono’s 15th Anniversary, on Friday, November 12th, Pennsylvania’s premier blues-rock, power-trio, Dustin Douglas and the Electric Gentlemen, hit the stage for a much anticipated performance at 8:30pm. On the very next evening, November 13th, Ken Norton & The Fuchery are slated for an 8:00pm show. Highlighting this evening is a yet to be announced, very special performance from a four-time Grammy-nominated and Multi-Platinum recording artist!

Win Big!

Other 15th Anniversary celebrations are planned throughout the property such as the $40,000 Anniversary Extravaganza from 5:00pm-9:00pm on Sunday, November 14th,where one lucky Momentum member will be selected every 15 minutes to win $1,500 Free Slot Play with a grand prize winner taking home a $15,000 cash prize at the end of the night. Momentum members can earn sweepstakes entries by simply playing their favorite slots and tables from Monday, November 1st through Sunday, November 14th with 15X entry multipliers on Tuesdays, November 2nd and November 9th.

On Friday, November 10th from 5:00pm – 9:00pm, the Wheel of Fortune Anniversary Spins promotion is sure to be a crowd-pleaser as well, as five Momentum members will be randomly selected every thirty minutes to win five free $15.00 spins on the exciting Wheel of Fortune Mystery Link slot machines!

Another $15,000 in cash is up for grabs with a special anniversary Spin it to Win It promotion on Thursday, November 11th from 6:00pm – 10:00pm where five winners every thirty minutes will spin the triple prize wheel to try and win the $15,000 cash grand prize!

Exclusive 15th Anniversary T-shirts will also be given away on Friday, November 12th, starting at Noon. The first 500 Momentum Members to earn one Status Point, and then print their voucher at any Promo Kiosk, can redeem it for a free shirt!

Cheers to 15 Years! On Saturday, November 13th, Momentum members will have the chance to earn a special commemorative edition BrüMate Hopsulator Trio. Keep your favorite beverages cold with the most versatile can cooler in the world.

For more information on all things 15th Anniversary at MSP, visit