LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment, a developer of global integrated entertainment resorts, unveiled the logo for its first Las Vegas destination on Wednesday - Mohegan Sun Casino at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas.
The 60,000 square-foot premium gaming venue will be located within Virgin Hotels Las Vegas, part of the Curio Collection by Hilton. Actively under extensive renovation, Mohegan Sun Casino Las Vegas signifies the first tribal casino presence in the prestigious Las Vegas market.
As part of this landmark endeavor, MGE has appointed Joe Hasson as General Manager to lead the brand's first foray into the Las Vegas market; Joe will oversee the strategic direction of business operations and financial performance of the casino property in coordination with the senior management team.
Recently named Director of Marketing, Tyler Conover will also be instrumental in amplifying Mohegan's presence and furthering key business initiatives to attract guests. Under their leadership, MGE is expected to deliver memorable guest experiences, best-in-class operations, and unmatched personalized service.
"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," said Mario Kontomerkos, MGE's chief executive officer. "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."
The Mohegan Sun Casino is slated to open at the end of 2020.