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Mohegan Tribe in partnership for second Pennsylvania casino

Filed Under: Business Deals | Connecticut
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The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut is seeking to open a second commercial casino in Pennsylvania.

The tribe signed a partnership to build a casino in Philadelphia. The license for the site was previously held by a group that included the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation.

“There is no doubt that Mohegan Sun is a perfect fit with Market East Associates and the 8th and Market project,” Mohegan Chairman Bruce "Two Dogs" Bozsum said in a press release. “Over the past 16 years we have established ourselves as leaders and experts in exciting destination creation – and the 8th and Market site in Philadelphia, at the center of Philadelphia’s business, retail, convention center, hotel and historic district, is a premier location for our next success.”

The Mohegans entered Pennsylvania in 2004 with a slot machine facility. The Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs now offers table games.

Get the Story:
Mohegan Tribe signs on as partner in Philadephia casino venture (The New London Day 2/7)
Mohegans in Philly? (The Wilkes Barre Times-Leader 2/7)
Mohegans Seek Casino License Once Held By Foxwoods In Pennsylvania (The Hartford Courant 2/7)

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