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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.

Results from Sunday 30K Special on 2.23.14

02.26.14
01:33 am

  Players : 195      
  Prize Pool: $56,745        
         
  Name City   Prize Amount
         
1 Charles Saleba Worcester MA  $      4,725.00
2 David Whalen Norwich CT  $      4,724.00
3 Kamais Kleovoulous Farmington CT  $      4,724.00
4 Sean Carlson East Hartford CT  $      4,724.00
5 Dennis O’Hare Natick MA  $      4,724.00
6 Peter Fakas Winter Park  FL  $      4,724.00
7 John Yale Meriden CT  $      4,724.00
8 Fred Greenbaum Stamford CT  $      4,724.00
9 Patrick Linnehan Springfield MA  $      4,724.00
10 William Pepicelli Stoneham MA  $      4,724.00
11 Philip Yeung Floral Park NY  $      1,135.00
12 Ron Wojnoski Fairfield CT  $      1,135.00
13 Anne Marie Caparros Lk. Ronkonkoma NY  $         993.00
14 Thomas Paschal Waltham MA  $         993.00
15 Alan Harbatkin Hartsdale NY  $         993.00
16 Christopher Korres Ridgefield CT  $         851.00
17 Kenneth Flynn Norwalk CT  $         851.00
18 Thomas Dragone Trumbull CT  $         851.00
19 Adam MacMillan Somerville MA  $         851.00
20 Kevin Sniffin Danbury CT  $         851.00

Results from Saturday’s 10K Tournament on 2.22.14

02.23.14
02:13 am

  Players : 136      
  Prize Pool: $16,490        
         
  Name City   Prize Amount
         
1 Stephen Friedrich Tolland CT  $      4,068.00
2 N/A      $      3,238.00
3 Brian Lord Worcester MA  $      1,649.00
4 Dominc Montessi Jr Feeding Hills MA  $      1,319.00
5 Steven Blaine Ansonia CT  $      1,072.00
6 Renault Thomas Arlington MA  $         907.00
7 Jeff Mogavero Southington CT  $         742.00
8 Robert Pelkey Terryville CT  $         577.00
9 Sean Corley Southhampton MA  $         519.00
10 N/A      $         462.00
11 N/A      $         412.00
12 Jeff Carlson Mattituck NY  $         412.00
13 N/A      $         371.00
14 Jose Fernandez Norton MA  $         371.00
15 Rick Germia Northford CT  $         371.00

Around the Felt – Spring Showdown Edition

02.21.14
07:37 am

We are now 1 month away from the start of the $500,000 Spring Showdown and the buzz is already in the air.

Mohegan Sun is currently doing a promotion every 2 hours from 8am – 12am Monday thru Thrusday to qualify people into a satellite tournament. From there, they will have their chance to win a seat into 1 of 2 events.

Weeks 1, 3 and 5 will be a satellite ticket for Event 1, Sunday March 23rd ($600 NLH/100K Guarantee). Weeks 2,4, and 6 will be a satellite for Event 9,  March 29th ($1100 NLH/150K Guarantee).

Satellite Voucher Giveaway

Tournament Director Rebecca Carabino and her staff are ready to serve.

Looking for a room during the Spring Showdown? Room rates are $59 Sun-Thur and $199 Fri-Sat. Please call 860.862.7500 or 888.226.7711 and ask for VIP Services. Please give VIP Services the code POKER14 to lock your rate. You must also show your tournament ticket to the front desk when you check-in as well. This will be on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Tournament Overview

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Sunday, March 23rd

11:00am – $600 No Limit Hold ’Em – 100k Guarantee

  • Buy-in – $530/$70
  • Stack/Blind – 20,000/40 Minutes (Day 1) 50 Minutes (Day 2)
  • Re-Entry for 6 Levels
  • Day 2 will be on Monday at 11am

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Monday, March 24th

11:00am – Day 2 of $600/100K Tournament

12:00m – $300 Bounty – 30k Guarantee

  • Buy-in – $160/$100/$40
  • Stack/Blind – 15,000/30 Mintues
  • Re-Entry for 8 Levels

6:00pm – $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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Tuesday, March 25th

12:00pm – $300 No Limit Hold ’Em – 30k Guarantee

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

6:00pm – $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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Wednesday, March 26th

11:00am – $400 No Limit Hold’em – Day 1A – 100k Guarantee

  • Buy-in – $350/$50
  • Stack/Blind – 20,000/40 min
  • Re-Entry for 6 Levels
  • Day 2 is Friday March 28 at 11am

6:00pm – $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, March 27th

11:00am – $400 No Limit Hold’em – Day 1B – 100k Guarantee

  • Buy-in – $350/$50
  • Stack/Blind – 20,000/40 min
  • Re-Entry for 6 Levels
  • Day 2 is Friday March 28th at 11am

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Friday, March 28th

11:00am – $400 No Limit Hold’em – Day 2 – 100k Guarantee

12:00pm – $300 No Limit Hold’em — 30k Guarantee

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

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Saturday, March 29th - MAIN EVENT!

11:00pm – $1100 No Limit Hold ’Em – 150k Guarantee

  • Buy-in – $1000/$100
  • Stack/Blind – 30,000/50 Minutes (Day 1) 60 Minutes (Day 2) 
  • Re-Entry for 6 Levels

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Sunday, March 30th

11:00am – Day 2 of $1100/150K Tournament

11:00m – $185 Ladies ONLY Event - Sponsored by HHPT

  • Buy-in – $155/$30
  • Stack/Blind – 20,000/30 Mintues

12:00pm – $300 No Limit Hold’em — 30k Guarantee

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

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Attention all Week 1 Satellite Winners……

02.19.14
03:41 am

We apologize for postponing the satellite on Tuesday due to the inclement weather. The tournament WILL BE HELD on Monday, February 24th at 6pm in the Poker Room.

Thank you for your understanding.

Today’s 10K has been removed for the 11am tournament….

02.15.14
08:28 am

Due to the upcoming Winter storm today, we have decided to remove the 10K Guarantee from today’s tournament. The tournament will go on at 11am.

Thank You.

 

Another week for your chance to win a seat into a Spring Showdown tournament resumes on Monday…

02.14.14
04:30 am

As a reminder, you have plenty of chances this week to win a satellite ticket for you chance to play in a 2014 Spring Showdown event.

Please click on the picture below for more details….

Around the Felt — President’s Weekend Edition

02.14.14
12:36 am

As we approach a very busy 3-day weekend (Valentine’s Day and President’s weekend), the tables are sure to be busy all weekend long.

Here are just a few reminders on why you should come to Mohegan Sun all weekend long:

The very popular Saturday High Hand Countdown will be back.  

Don’t forget every 3 hours starting at Noon on Saturday the amount of the High Hand increases. Click here for more info.

Noon – 3:00pm: $300
3:00pm – 6:00pm: $600
6:00pm – 9:00pm: $900
9:00pm – Midnight: $1,200
Midnight – 3:00am: $1,500

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Here are your updated Bad Beat totals as of February 13th:

Hold’em – $172,507       Stud – $21,872

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Next week’s edition will talk more about the upcoming Spring Showdown in March.

 

Tournaments are still a GO !

02.13.14
08:22 am

The 10am Tournament is still a go for this morning. If you do drive…please do so safely !

Results from Wednesday’s 10K on 2.12.14

02.13.14
04:53 am

Players : 132      
Prize Pool: $12,804        
       
Name     Prize Amount
       
1st Place      $      1,442.00
2nd Place      $      1,442.00
3rd Place      $      1,442.00
4th Place      $      1,441.00
5th Place      $      1,441.00
6th Place      $      1,441.00
7th Place      $      1,441.00
8th Place      $         448.00
9th Place      $         403.00
10th Place      $         359.00
11th – 12th Place      $         320.00
13th – 15th Place      $         288.00

News from Around the Felt

02.07.14
07:12 am

The first week of the Saturday Countdown was very successful and the players were very happy to see the High Hand come back on Saturday. This weekend will be no expection.

Don’t forget every 3 hours starting at Noon on Saturday the amount of the High Hand increases. Click here for more info.

Noon – 3:00pm: $300
3:00pm – 6:00pm: $600
6:00pm – 9:00pm: $900
9:00pm – Midnight: $1,200
Midnight – 3:00am: $1,500

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The 2014 Spring Showdown dates are set. March 23-30th.  Click here for Tournament Overview.

Hotel rates: Sun – Thurs — $59. Fri & Sat — $199.

Please call 860.862.7500 and use the code POKER14 in order to get the rate. First come/first serve. You must show your tournament ticket at the time of check-in for proof.

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Here are your updated Bad Beat totals as of February 6th:

Hold’em – $155,318       Stud – $19,459

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The last Super Sunday Special drew 187 players with first place taking home $12,000!

February 23rd at 10:00am

$30,000 GUARANTEED
$330.00 Buy-in
30K Chip Stack/30 Minute Blinds

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