$208 M Mohegan Sun Expansion Opens in Penn

18 July 2008

The Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, the first casino in the state of Pennsylvania, opened the doors to its $208 millionexpansion for business this morning.

The new addition contains 55,000 square feet of gaming space hosting 2,500 slot and electronic virtual table games, as well as lots of new bars and restaurants and retail areas.

Mohegan currently averages about 6,000 visitors a day. Chief executive Robert Soper says he expects attendance to grow to about 10,000 a day.