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Keep your emotions in check. Play rationally. Keep your cool. One of the most popular and engaging card games, poker offers players a chance to test their skills against each other.

With over 40 tables in a state-of-the-art room, Mohegan Sun's Casino of the Wind is the East Coast's premier destination for poker! Featuring an array of games such as Omaha, Texas Hold 'Em and Seven-Card Stud, Mohegan Sun's got the game for every enthusiast.

Hot Poker Hands Promotion for July and August!!

06.19.14
03:49 am

The winning hand must be verified by a dealer and supervisor. Promotion is valid on all cash games where a rake and BBJP/HHJP contribution is taken and a minimum of 5 players are dealt in a Texas Hold ‘Em game and minimum of 4 players are dealt in a Seven-Card Stud game at the start of the hand.

This promotion will run from Monday – Thursday as listed in the payout schedule above and for the months of July and August 2014 only.

Monday – Thursday
6:00am – 9:00am | $200
9:00am – Noon | $200
Noon – 3:00pm | $200
3:00pm – 6:00pm | $400
6:00pm – 9:00pm | $1,000
9:00pm – Midnight | $1,500
Midnight – 3:00am | $600
3:00am – 6:00am | $200

Please remember….

  • Must have VALID ID
  • Must be present to win at the end of the time period

Results from Wednesday’s 10K Tournament on 6.18.14

06.19.14
03:44 am

  Players : 193      
  Prize Pool: $18,721        
         
  Name City   Prize Amount
         
1 Chris Jenkins Jewett City CT  $      1,993.00
2 Karen Lavin Shelton CT  $      1,993.00
3 Miguel Miller Waterbury CT  $      1,992.00
4 Mark Amabile Warren NJ  $      1,992.00
5 Danielle Jenkins Jewett City CT  $      1,992.00
6 Marshall Dildy Wilmington NC  $      1,992.00
7 Jamie Richard Gardner MA  $      1,992.00
8 N/A      $         655.00
9 Robert Mozzicato Kensington CT  $         562.00
10 Mike Santos Naugatuck CT  $         421.00
11 N/A      $         374.00
12 N/A      $         374.00
13 N/A      $         328.00
14 N/A      $         328.00
15 N/A      $         328.00
16 N/A      $         281.00
17 N/A      $         281.00
18 N/A      $         281.00
19 N/A      $         281.00
20 N/A      $         281.00

Bad Beat Jackpot hits AGAIN !!

06.14.14
05:11 am

Around 1:15am on a 2/4 Limit Hold’em game, the Bad Beat Jackpot was hit.

Quad Jacks LOST to a King High Straight flush.

The Quad Jacks received $45,212

The King High straight flush got $22,606

The remaining 6 players each got $3767

The Jackpot is now reset at $34,358

Around the Felt Newsletter – Father’s Day Edition

06.13.14
06:14 am

We would like to say Happy Father’s Day to all of you Dad’s that play poker!

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People are starting to talk about the upcoming Showdown Series coming up at the end of July. Room reservations are also being accepted at this time.

Please click on the 2014 Summer Showdown tab for more details.

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Here is your current Bad Beat Jackpot totals as of 6.16.14

Hold’em – $88,714 Stud – $58,493

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$75 Buy-In
8k/20 Minute Blind Levels

3rd Friday of every Month

Results from Wednesday’s 10k Tournament on 6.11.14

06.12.14
03:07 am

  Players : 147      
  Prize Pool: $14,259        
         
  Name City   Prize Amount
         
1 Christopher Grover Winthop MA  $      2,581.00
2 Robert Passaretta Pascoag RI  $      2,581.00
3 Leroy Lewin Quincy MA  $      2,581.00
4 David Raposa West Hartford CT  $      1,141.00
5 N/A      $         927.00
6 N/A      $         784.00
7 N/A      $         642.00
8 Ryan Stanhope Hartford CT  $         499.00
9 Mark Struzynski Providence RI  $         449.00
10 Robert Nardi Southington CT  $         399.00
11 N/A      $         356.00
12 Rob “The Scrapper” Warwick RI  $         356.00
13 Denis Norton Portland CT  $         321.00
14 David Labbadia Portland CT  $         321.00
15 N/A      $         321.00

Room Rates now available for 2014 Summer Showdown

06.06.14
05:41 am

Now is the time to get your rooms for the 2014 Summer Showdown coming up at the end of July.

As a reminder, you MUST show a Summer Showdown ticket with your name in order to qualify for the discounted room rate.

Room Rates are as follows:

Wednesday and Thursday – $79

Friday and Saturday – $199

Please call 860.862.7500 (VIP Services) and give the code: POKER14A

Results from Wednesday’s 10K Tournament on 6.4.14

06.05.14
03:02 am

  Players : 165      
  Prize Pool: $16,005        
         
  Name City   Prize Amount
         
1 Marcus Lynch Yonkers NY  $      3,115.00
2 Jeff Metter Norwalk CT  $      2,150.00
3 Steve Tracy Greensboro NC  $      2,150.00
4 William Frederick Methuen MA  $      2,150.00
5 John Gray Pittsfield VT  $         960.00
6 Tracy Sparmer Pecos TX  $         760.00
7 Ira Kroopneck New Haven CT  $         640.00
8 Jeremy Hyman Arlington VA  $         560.00
9 N/A      $         480.00
10 Steven Brouillette Springfield MA  $         360.00
11 N/A      $         320.00
12 N/A      $         320.00
13 N/A      $         280.00
14 Sebastian Dressel Bavania GR  $         280.00
15 David Raposa West Hartford CT  $         280.00
16 Richard Scott Torrington CT  $         240.00
17 N/A      $         240.00
18 Sau Chun Sung Lynbrook NY  $         240.00
19 John Espada Groton CT  $         240.00
20 Ross Gionfriddo West Haven CT  $         240.00

Results from Wednesday’s 10K Tournament on 5.28.14

05.29.14
04:51 am

  Players : 160      
  Prize Pool: $15,520        
         
  Name City   Prize Amount
         
1 N/A      $      1,371.00
2 N/A      $      1,364.00
3 N/A      $      1,364.00
4 N/A      $      1,364.00
5 N/A      $      1,364.00
6 N/A      $      1,364.00
7 N/A      $      1,364.00
8 N/A      $      1,364.00
9 N/A      $      1,000.00
10 N/A      $      1,000.00
11 N/A      $         310.00
12 N/A      $         310.00
13 Ryan Stanhope Hartford CT  $         272.00
14 Preston Barnett Southington CT  $         272.00
15 N/A      $         272.00
16 Susan Mako Monroe CT  $         233.00
17 N/A      $         233.00
18 Matthew Gamble Meriden CT  $         233.00
19 N/A      $         233.00
20 N/A      $         233.00

Results from Wednesday’s 10K Tournament on 5.21.14

05.23.14
07:33 am

Players : 175      
Prize Pool: $16,975        
       
Name     Prize Amount
       
1st Place      $      4,382.00
2nd Place      $      2,200.00
3rd Place      $      2,200.00
4th Place      $      1,358.00
5th Place      $      1,019.00
6th Place      $         806.00
7th Place      $         679.00
8th Place      $         594.00
9th Place      $         509.00
10th Place      $         382.00
11th – 12th Place      $         340.00
13th – 15th Place      $         297.00
16th – 19th Place      $         255.00
20th Place      $         128.00
21st Place      $         127.00

2014 Mohegan Sun $250,000 Guaranteed Summer Showdwon Dates Announced !!

05.23.14
03:31 am

Rebecca Carabino, Mohegan Sun’s Tournament Manager has released the dates for the upcoming 2014 Summer Showdown.

Hotel rates will come soon as possible.

For more info, please call 860.862.5575.

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Wednesday July 30th

11:00am – $400 NL Hold’em Day 1A – 80k Guarantee

  • Buy-in – $360/$40
  • Stack/Blind – 20,000/40 Mintues
  • Re-Entry for 6 Levels
  • Day 2 will be on Friday August 1st at NOON.

6:00pm – $250 Step 2 to Main Event (1 in 5 advance )

  • Buy-in – $220/$30
  • Stack/Blind – 10,000/20 Mintues

7:00pm – $120 No Limit Hold’em — 10k Guarantee

  • Buy-in – $100 + $20
  • Stack/Blind – 20,000/20 min
  • Re-Entry for 6 Levels

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Thursday July 31st

11:00am – $400 NL Hold’em Day 1B – 80k Guarantee

  • Buy-in – $360/$40
  • Stack/Blind – 20,000/40 Mintues
  • Re-Entry for 6 Levels
  • Day 2 will be on Friday August 1st at NOON.

6:00pm – $250 Step 2 to Main Event (1 in 5 advance )

  • Buy-in – $220/$30
  • Stack/Blind – 10,000/20 Mintues

7:00pm – $120 No Limit Hold’em — 10k Guarantee

  • Buy-in – $100 + $20
  • Stack/Blind – 20,000/20 min
  • Re-Entry for 6 Levels

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Friday August 1st

11:00am – $250 NL Hold’em – 20K Guarantee

  • Buy-in – $220/$30
  • Stack/Blind – 15,000/25 Mintues
  • Re-Entry for 8 Levels

12:00 – Day 2 of $400 NL Hold’em

2:00pm – $250 Step 2 to Main Event (1 in 5 advance )

  • Buy-in – $220/$30
  • Stack/Blind – 10,000/20 Mintues

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Saturday, August 2nd - MAIN EVENT!

11:00am – $1100 No Limit Hold ’Em – 100k Guarantee

  • Buy-in – $1000/$100
  • Stack/Blind – 30,000/40 Minutes (Level 1-9) 50 Minutes (Level 10+) 
  • Re-Entry for 6 Levels

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Sunday, August 3rd

11:00am – $185 Ladies ONLY Event Buy-in – $155/$30

  • Stack/Blind – 20,000/30 Mintues

11:00am – $300 No Limit Hold’em — 30k Guarantee

  • Buy-in – $260/$40
  • Stack/Blind – 15,000/30 min
  • Re-Entry for 8 Levels

12:00pm – Day 2 of $1100/100K Tournament