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Mohegan Tribe said gaming executive didn't disclose stake in firmFiled Under: Connecticut | Regulation
Mohegan Tribe said gaming executive didn't disclose stake in firm
Posted: February 21, 2017
Former president Bobby Soper, who is a tribal citizen, denied hiding anything.

Mohegan Tribe announces resignation of top gaming executiveFiled Under: Connecticut
Mohegan Tribe announces resignation of top gaming executive
Posted: February 16, 2017
Bobby Soper, a tribal citizen, is leaving his post as president and CEO of the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority 'immediately.'

Mohegan Tribe reports decline in income from gaming enterpriseFiled Under: Connecticut
Mohegan Tribe reports decline in income from gaming enterprise
Posted: February 1, 2017
Operating income fell 29.5 percent and losses totaled $51.6 million for the first quarter.

Mohegan Tribe fires employees accused of major theft at casinoFiled Under: Connecticut | Regulation
Mohegan Tribe fires employees accused of major theft at casino
Posted: January 20, 2016
Two former employees of the Mohegan Sun Pocono, a commercial facility in Pennsylvania, are accused of conspiring with a frequent patron to steal $418,793 from slot machines.

Mohegan Tribe reports increase in profit from casino enterpriseFiled Under: Connecticut
Mohegan Tribe reports increase in profit from casino enterprise
Posted: July 30, 2015
The growth was attributed to cost-cutting measures and a 1.9 percent increase in gross slot machine revenues.

Mohegan Tribe's casino enterprise named one of best employersFiled Under: Connecticut | Public Relations
Mohegan Tribe's casino enterprise named one of best employers
Posted: April 17, 2015
The tribe ranked 12th in the Travel and Leisure category and 424th overall on the annual Forbes list.

Mohegan Tribe names one of its own to head gaming enterpriseFiled Under: Connecticut
Mohegan Tribe names one of its own to head gaming enterprise
Posted: March 3, 2015
Bobby Soper will start serving as president of the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority on March 30.

Mohegan Tribe shortens name of commercial gaming facilityFiled Under: Connecticut | Public Relations
Mohegan Tribe shortens name of commercial gaming facility
Posted: February 17, 2015
The casino in Pennsylvania will be known as Mohegan Sun Pocono.

Mohegan Tribe passed over for second casino in PennsylvaniaFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Connecticut
Mohegan Tribe passed over for second casino in Pennsylvania
Posted: November 19, 2014
The license instead went to the operators of an existing commercial facility in Maryland.

Mohegan Tribe eyes 2nd commercial casino in PennsylvaniaFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Connecticut | New York
Mohegan Tribe eyes 2nd commercial casino in Pennsylvania
Posted: November 11, 2014
The tribe is part of a $500 million project in downtown Philadelphia.

Mohegan Tribe reports declines in gaming revenues and profits">Filed Under: Connecticut
Mohegan Tribe reports declines in gaming revenues and profits
Posted: July 29, 2014
Profits fell 37.7 percent and revenues fell 5.2 percent in the last quarter.

Mohegan Tribe looks elsewhere as casino returns fall at home">Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Connecticut | New York
Mohegan Tribe looks elsewhere as casino returns fall at home
Posted: July 10, 2014
The tribe is focusing its efforts on markets in the Northeast, an executive said.

Mohegan Tribe seeks to cut costs as gaming revenues declineFiled Under: Connecticut
Mohegan Tribe seeks to cut costs as gaming revenues decline
Posted: May 1, 2014
The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut is looking to cut $13 million from its gaming operation amid a decline in revenue and profit.

Mohegan Tribe reports decline in casino revenue and profitFiled Under: Connecticut
Mohegan Tribe reports decline in casino revenue and profit
Posted: April 21, 2014
The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut is reporting a decline in revenue and profits at its gaming enterprise.

Mohegan Tribe continues to expand gaming push in other statesFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Connecticut | New York
Mohegan Tribe continues to expand gaming push in other states
Posted: April 7, 2014
The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut continues to pursue gaming options beyond its home state.

Company that owes $10.4M to gaming tribes files for  bankruptcyFiled Under: Business Deals | Litigation
Company that owes $10.4M to gaming tribes files for bankruptcy
Posted: March 25, 2014
A non-Indian cash management company that owes $10.4 million to tribes has filed for bankruptcy protections in federal court.

Mohegan Tribe received $50M in financing for hotel at casino Filed Under: Connecticut | Openings and Closings
Mohegan Tribe received $50M in financing for hotel at casino
Posted: January 28, 2014
The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut secured $50 million in financing for a new hotel at its commercial casino in Pennsylvania.

Former chairman of Mohegan Tribe helps casino worker outFiled Under: Connecticut | Public Relations
Former chairman of Mohegan Tribe helps casino worker out
Posted: January 21, 2014
Bruce Bozsum, the former chairman of the Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut, gave $35,000 to a casino employee after he learned about her struggle on the CBS program Undercover Boss.

Former chairman of Mohegan Tribe fooled son at casinoFiled Under: Connecticut | Public Relations
Former chairman of Mohegan Tribe fooled son at casino
Posted: January 14, 2014
Bruce Bozsum, the former chairman of the Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut, was so well disguised for the CBS program Undercover Boss that he fooled his own son, who works as a casino host.

Mohegan Tribe still pursuing casino in Catskills of New YorkFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Connecticut | New York
Mohegan Tribe still pursuing casino in Catskills of New York
Posted: January 9, 2014
The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut will pursue a license for a commercial casino in the Catskills region of New York.

Mohegan leader goes 'Undercover Boss' at gaming facilitiesFiled Under: Connecticut
Mohegan leader goes 'Undercover Boss' at gaming facilities
Posted: January 7, 2014
Bruce 'Two Dogs' Bozsum, the former chairman of the Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut, will appear on the CBS program Undercover Boss.

Firm ordered to pay $10.4M for doing business at tribal casinosFiled Under: Business Deals | Litigation
Firm ordered to pay $10.4M for doing business at tribal casinos
Posted: December 4, 2013
A non-Indian cash management company is in big trouble for its business dealings with two tribes.

Mohegan Tribe ready to open hotel at casino in PennsylvaniaFiled Under: Connecticut | Openings and Closings
Mohegan Tribe ready to open hotel at casino in Pennsylvania
Posted: November 14, 2013
The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut is celebrating the 7th anniversary of its commercial casino in Pennsylvania with a new hotel.

Mohegan Tribe keeps casino costs down amid tough economyFiled Under: Connecticut
Mohegan Tribe keeps casino costs down amid tough economy
Posted: October 22, 2013
The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut has taken a beating on its slot machine revenues over the past four years.

Press Release: Mohegan Tribe's gaming authority announces preliminary resultsFiled Under: Connecticut | Public Relations
Press Release: Mohegan Tribe's gaming authority announces preliminary results
Posted: October 18, 2013
Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority announces preliminary results for the quarter ending September 30, 2013.

Mohegan Tribe sets opening for hotel at casino in PennsylvaniaFiled Under: Connecticut | Openings and Closings
Mohegan Tribe sets opening for hotel at casino in Pennsylvania
Posted: September 17, 2013
The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut will be opening a hotel at its commercial casino in Pennsylvania on November 30.

Mohegan Tribe reports an increase  in profits at casino enterpriseFiled Under: Connecticut
Mohegan Tribe reports an increase in profits at casino enterprise
Posted: July 30, 2013
The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut reported a big increase in profits at its gaming enterprise. The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority saw a profit of $22.3 million for the quarter that ended on June 30. That represented a 138.2 percent increase...

Mashantucket Tribe pursues commercial casinos   in two statesFiled Under: Connecticut | New York
Mashantucket Tribe pursues commercial casinos in two states
Posted: June 4, 2013
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation got its start in the gaming industry at home in Connecticut and is now looking to expand in Massachusetts and New York. The tribe is part of a partnership that is bidding on a commercial...

Expansion of gaming doesn't  lead to more   treatment  fundingFiled Under: Connecticut | Public Relations
Expansion of gaming doesn't lead to more treatment funding
Posted: May 6, 2013
Gaming options are increasing in the East but that doesn't always translate to more funding for problem gambling programs. Based on figures in an Associated Press article, Pennsylvania appears to provide the most for treatment programs. The state has put...

Mohegan Tribe reports declines  in gaming revenues and profitFiled Under: Connecticut
Mohegan Tribe reports declines in gaming revenues and profit
Posted: May 3, 2013
The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut reported declines in revenues and profit at its gaming enterprise. Net revenue or the second quarter fell 7.3 percent, compared to the same quarter in 2012. Gaming revenue fell 7.8 percent while profit was down...

Press Release: Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority Announces Second Quarter Fiscal 2013 Operating ResultsFiled Under: Connecticut
Press Release: Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority Announces Second Quarter Fiscal 2013 Operating Results
Posted: May 2, 2013
The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority announced second quarter results for its facilities in Connecticut and Pennsylvania: “We are extremely pleased with the results for the quarter,” said Mitchell Grossinger Etess, Chief Executive Officer of the Authority. “In Connecticut, EBITDA declined...

Mohegan Tribe earns praise at casino hearing in PennsylvaniaFiled Under: Connecticut | Openings and Closings | Regulation
Mohegan Tribe earns praise at casino hearing in Pennsylvania
Posted: April 26, 2013
The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut won praise at a casino license hearing in Pennsylvania on Thursday. The tribe has operated the Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs under state law for six years. The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board holds a renewal...

Mohegan  Tribe works on $50M Pennsylvania casino expansionFiled Under: Connecticut | Openings and Closings
Mohegan Tribe works on $50M Pennsylvania casino expansion
Posted: April 19, 2013
The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut expects to finish a $50 million expansion project at its Pennsylvania casino sometime this fall. The tribe is adding a 238-room hotel, a 20,000 square-foot convention center, a bistro, an indoor pool and fitness center...

Mohegan Tribe cuts jobs in Pennsylvania amid drop in revenueFiled Under: Connecticut | Openings and Closings
Mohegan Tribe cuts jobs in Pennsylvania amid drop in revenue
Posted: March 12, 2013
The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut has cut 12 jobs at its gaming facility in Pennsylvania amid a drop in revenues. Slot machine revenues at the Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs fell nearly 14 percent in February 2013, when compared to...

Mohegan Tribe pitches     Pennsylvania commercial casino    planFiled Under: Business Deals | Connecticut
Mohegan Tribe pitches Pennsylvania commercial casino plan
Posted: February 14, 2013
The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut outlined plans for a commercial casino in Pennsylvania. The $500 million MARKET8 casino would be located in downtown Philadelphia. Mitchell Etess, the chief executive officer of the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, said the facility would...

Mohegan Tribe in partnership for second    Pennsylvania casinoFiled Under: Business Deals | Connecticut
Mohegan Tribe in partnership for second Pennsylvania casino
Posted: February 7, 2013
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...

Mohegan Tribe reports 2.4 percent increase in casino profitFiled Under: Connecticut
Mohegan Tribe reports 2.4 percent increase in casino profit
Posted: January 30, 2013
The Mohegan Tribe reported a 2.5 percent increase in profits at its casino in Connecticut but saw declines overall in its gaming enterprise. Mohegan Sun earned $48.1 million in the quarter that ended December 31, 2012, up from $49.9 million...

Mohegan Tribe reports big decline in gaming enterprise profitsFiled Under: Connecticut
Mohegan Tribe reports big decline in gaming enterprise profits
Posted: November 30, 2012
The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut reported a big drop in profits at its gaming enterprise. The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority saw a 68 percent drop in net income and a 29 percent drop in profit for the fourth quarter. The...

Mohegan man returns  home to reservation to run tribe's casinoFiled Under: Connecticut
Mohegan man returns home to reservation to run tribe's casino
Posted: October 18, 2012
After seven years in Pennsylvania, Bobby Soper is returning to Connecticut to run his tribe's gaming facility. On Friday, Soper, a member of the Mohegan Tribe, takes over as CEO of Mohegan Sun. That's where he started his gaming career...

Mohegan Tribe reports 'lackluster' returns from gaming businessFiled Under: Connecticut
Mohegan Tribe reports 'lackluster' returns from gaming business
Posted: August 1, 2012
The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut blamed the economy and increased competition for "lackluster" returns at its gaming business. The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority reported profits of $344.4 million in the last quarter. That's down from $361.4 million a year ago....

Mohegan Tribe begins work on $50M Pennsylvania casino hotelFiled Under: Connecticut | Openings and Closings
Mohegan Tribe begins work on $50M Pennsylvania casino hotel
Posted: July 19, 2012
The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut broke ground on a $50 million hotel and convention center at its gaming facility in Pennsylvania. The seven-story hotel will feature 238 rooms. There will also be a business center, a fitness center, an indoor...

Mohegan Tribe moves ahead  with hotel at Pennsylvania casinoFiled Under: Connecticut | Openings and Closings
Mohegan Tribe moves ahead with hotel at Pennsylvania casino
Posted: June 12, 2012
The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut is moving forward with plans for a hotel and convention center at its gaming facility in Pennsylvania. The tribe is securing $45 million in financing for the project. An outside developer won't be part of...

Mashantucket Tribe spent over $34M  on   Pennsylvania casino bidFiled Under: Business Deals | Connecticut
Mashantucket Tribe spent over $34M on Pennsylvania casino bid
Posted: January 14, 2011
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut spent over $34 million on a failed casino in Pennsylvania, The New London Day reports. The Foxwoods Casino Philadelphia was a partnership between the tribe and other developers. But after numerous delays, the...

Harrah's Entertainment signs agreement to take on    casino planFiled Under: Business Deals | Connecticut
Harrah's Entertainment signs agreement to take on casino plan
Posted: October 26, 2010
Harrah's Entertainment has signed an agreement to take over a casino project from the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut. The tribe planned to finance the Foxwoods Casino Philadephia. But the project has faltered amid economic woes and other issues....

Editorial: Pull the plug on Mashantucket casino in PhiladelphiaFiled Under: Connecticut | Opinion
Editorial: Pull the plug on Mashantucket casino in Philadelphia
Posted: October 5, 2010
"How many more rolls of the dice is the state going to give the long-stalled Foxwoods Casino project? It has been four years since the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board awarded a license to Foxwoods. At the time, about the only...

Mohegan Tribe makes economic impact  with    Pennsylvania casinoFiled Under: Connecticut
Mohegan Tribe makes economic impact with Pennsylvania casino
Posted: September 7, 2010
The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut opened a gaming facility in Pennsylvania in 2006 and local businesses say it has had a positive effect on the economy. The Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs has about 2,500 slot machines, 82 table games,...

Editorial: Kill license for troubled Pequot casino in PennsylvaniaFiled Under: Connecticut | Opinion
Editorial: Kill license for troubled Pequot casino in Pennsylvania
Posted: July 6, 2010
"What's keeping the controversial Foxwoods Casino project afloat on the Delaware River waterfront in South Philadelphia? The proposed casino is in a poor location that residents oppose, and doesn't appear to have enough financing or a properly licensed operator. Casino...

Gaming executives cite increasing    East Coast competitionFiled Under: Connecticut | New York
Gaming executives cite increasing East Coast competition
Posted: May 26, 2010
The gaming market in the East Coast is getting more and more competitive, executives said. Connecticut has two tribal casinos. Rhode Island has a racetrack with slot machines. New York has tribal casinos, racetracks and a slots parlor on the...

Mohegan Tribe reports drops in slot revenues and profitsFiled Under: Connecticut
Mohegan Tribe reports drops in slot revenues and profits
Posted: April 30, 2010
The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut reported another drop in slot machine revenues at Mohegan Sun but executive saw signs of improvement. Slot revenues fell 3.9 percent in the last quarter, compared to the same period in 2009. But that was...

Pequot casino in Pennsylvania faces loss of state licenseFiled Under: Connecticut | Regulation
Pequot casino in Pennsylvania faces loss of state license
Posted: April 30, 2010
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut might lose its slot machine license in Pennsylvania. The tribe and a group of investors won a license for the Foxwoods Casino Philadelphia nearly three-and-a-half years ago, The New London Day reported. But...

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