Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment’s (MGE) Flagship Property Once Again Named “Best Casino Hotel” In USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards

The 2019 Awards were announced today, with Mohegan Sun finishing in the top five for three different casino categories

Introduced in 2019, Aspire at Mohegan Sun is a hotel experience unlike any other, Aspire is Luxury Without Limit.


UNCASVILLE, CT (September 20, 2019) – In a Readers’ Choice contest that involved some of the most well-known casino & resorts in the United States, Mohegan Sun is proud to once again take home a 1st place ranking for “Best Casino Hotel” in the 2019 USA Today’s Readers’ Choice Awards. Mohegan Sun has now been named “Best Casino Hotel” in the 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards in back-to-back years.  Additional placements include 5th in both “Best Casino outside of Las Vegas” and “Best Player’s Club” (Momentum).

“At Mohegan Sun, we strive for excellence when it comes to guest satisfaction, hotel cleanliness, providing top-notch amenities and staying ahead of the curve throughout all of our incredible offerings, from gaming and entertainment to dining and nightlife, and so much more,” said Mohegan Sun President & General Manager, Ray Pineault. “All three recognitions are truly a testament to the hard work and dedication of our amazing team here in southeastern Connecticut.”

Nominees for USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards were selected by a panel that includes editors from both USA Today & as well as relevant expert contributors. From there, readers voted over the span of four weeks on their top choices.

The first place hotel honor arrives on the heels of the recent launch of Aspire, Mohegan Sun’s high-end hotel experience on floors 31-36 of Sky Tower. The luxury upgrade includes private valet and check in, butler service, an in-room gift and access to the all-new luxury food & beverage space, entitled Thirty Three, equipped with blackjack tables, delicious food, flat-screen TVs for the big game and a sprawling view of the New England countryside from the 33rd level of Sky Tower.

Mohegan Sun’s 10,000-seat arena, Mohegan Sun Arena, which is home to both the WNBA’s Connecticut Sun and the National Lacrosse League’s New England Black Wolves, in addition to 100+ concerts yearly, was recently recognized with the “Arena of the Year” award at the 2019 Academy of Country Music Awards. Tom Cantone, Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment’s Senior Vice President of Sports & Entertainment, who oversees Mohegan Sun Arena, was also named to the 2019 VenuesNow inaugural All-Stars listwhich recognizes 50 top executives who have made their mark in key areas of the entertainment industry and will continue to shape it in the coming years. 

For more information on Mohegan Sun’s hotel & spa, visit Hotel, Spa & Golf and for Mohegan Sun’s upcoming events, comedy and entertainment, including the 8th Annual Sun Brewfest arriving on October 4th, visit Mohegan Sun Entertainment.

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About Mohegan Sun

 Owned by Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment, Mohegan Sun is one of the largest, most spectacular entertainment, gaming, dining and shopping destinations in the United States.  Situated on 185 acres along the Thames River in scenic southeastern Connecticut, Mohegan Sun is home to two unique casinos, 1,600 deluxe hotel rooms, two world-class spas, a golf course, over 80 shops, restaurants and bars as well as three award-winning entertainment venues including a 10,000-seat Arena. Mohegan Sun is within easy access of New York, Boston, Hartford and Providence and located 15 minutes from the museums, antique shops and waterfront of Mystic Country. More information is available by calling 1.888.226.7711 or visiting Connect with us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and Instagram @mohegansun, view us on YouTube and find us on Snapchat at username MoheganSun.

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