Mohegan Gaming and Entertainment has brought out more specifics of its upcoming new destination in Las Vegas, which marks the first tribal casino location in the world’s entertainment city.
Unveiling the logo of its first Las Vegas destination, Mohegan Sun Casino has also made a series of primary appointments at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas as part of the operator’s endeavour.
MGE has named Joe Hasson as general manager to lead the brand’s first foray into the Las Vegas market, oversee the strategic direction of the casino property ‘s business operations and financial results in collaboration with the senior management team.
Tyler Conover was also appointed as marketing director and will be tasked with increasing the company ‘s reach and implementing key business strategies to attract visitors.
Under their leadership, MGE is dedicated to delivering “memorable guest experiences, best in-class operations, and unmatched personalised service.”
The 60,000 square foot luxury gaming venue in Mohegan, now undergoing substantial renovation, is housed inside Virgin Hotels Las Vegas, part of Hilton’s Curio Collection.
In addition, MGE will also introduce its ‘Momentum Loyalty Rewards Program’ to the venue, offering guests the ability to receive and redeem rewards and discounts at more than 100 dining choices, shopping, nightlife and entertainment options, hotels, spas and golf courses at Mohegan Sun in Connecticut, Mohegan Sun in Pocono Downs in Pennsylvania, Resorts Casino Hotel in Atlantic City and Ilani in Washington,
Built on the site of the former Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, the re-imagined Las Vegas resort is expected to open at year-end, subject to regulatory approval.
Mario Kontomerkos, MGE’s chief executive officer said: “This is an important milestone, and we are eager to bring MGE’s world-class gaming to our network of loyal thrill-seekers in the entertainment capital of the world.
“With industry veterans like Joe and Tyler at the helm of Mohegan Sun Casino Las Vegas, we are confident that our first venture into Las Vegas will be a fruitful one, and we are looking forward to welcoming guests later this year.”