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US – Mohegan Sun celebrates 25 years

By - 26 October 2021

The stars came out to Mohegan Sun as a special 25th Anniversary weekend wrapped up on October 23 . Harry Styles put on an incredible performances in the award-winning 10,000-seat Mohegan Sun Arena on both October 21 and 23, and Blake Shelton also brought the house down on Friday, 22 October.

Run DMC played an epic first-time performance in the legendary 325-seat Wolf Den as well, which was Mohegan Sun’s very first music venue that opened in 1996. A late night VIP 25th Anniversary After-party occurred in the new TAO Asian Bistro & Lounge following the Harry Styles concert on Saturday, which saw the likes of Mario Lopez, Serena & Joe from ABC’s Bachelor in Paradise, Melissa & Joe Gorga, recording artist Teyana Taylor and many more walk a special Red Carpet before entering the TAO After-party.

The 25th Anniversary celebration inside TAO Asian Bistro & Lounge also hosted a special performance by Madison Beer and was DJ’d by the popular DJ Ruckus. Other celebrity guests included Jason Tartick from The Bachelorette and Margaret Josephs and Dolores Catania of Bravo’s Real Housewives of NJ.

The performances inside Mohegan Sun Arena set the tone for what was one of the most exciting and star-studded weekends in Mohegan Sun’s history. The October 21st Harry Styles show was the first time Styles played Mohegan Sun as a solo artist and RUN DMC’s Wolf Den concert was the first time this legendary hip-hop group played at Mohegan Sun. In 2016, LL Cool J also played the Wolf Den as part of Mohegan Sun’s 20th Anniversary.

Since Mohegan Sun Arena launched in 2001, it has hosted more than 13.5 million guests and has hosted various historic events, including Michael Jordan playing with the Wizards in a pre-season game in the fall of 2001, and the Fight of the Century, where on May 18th, 2002, Micky Ward defeated the late Arturo Gatti in the first battle of what would be an all-time boxing trilogy.

During Mohegan Sun’s 25-year history as the East Coast’s premier integrated resort destination, the resort has grossed more than $27bn and attracted 9 million guests per year. The latest additions to Mohegan Sun include a world-class dining experience at TAO Asian Bistro & Lounge, located in the Sky Tower Lobby, and the all-new Mohegan Sun FanDuel Sportsbook at Bow & Arrow Sportsbar! Online casino games just recently launched as well through MoheganSunCasino.com (+ iOS and Android apps) in mid-October. Sports wagering, both at the Mohegan Sun FanDuel Sportsbook on-site at Bow & Arrow Sportsbar, and online through a partnership with America’s #1 Sportsbook, FanDuel, also launched this fall.

Mohegan Sun’s award-winning online TV series returned this month as well, (BackofHouse.TV) giving viewers a glimpse behind the scenes of the historic opening of Mohegan Sun Casino at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas, how Mohegan Sun Arena pulled off the massive NCAA “Bubbleville,” Basketball tournament in the fall of 2020 and more.

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