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Connecticut's Mohegan Sun Expands

July 16, 2007 By: Debbie Strong Travel Agent

New $740 million casino, 1,000-room hotel tower and golf course for 2010

This June, construction began on a $740 million expansion
project at Mohegan Sun, the massive entertainment, gaming, and meeting
destination in Uncasville, CT. Travel Agent was onsite recently when Mohegan
Sun's executives updated the media on the progress of the plan, dubbed
"Project Horizon."

 Mohegan Sun, which is adding a new hotel and casino

The cornerstone of Project Horizon is a new
43-story, 1,000-room hotel tower with a House of Blues theme and an
exclusive, members-only House of Blues Foundation Room. The hotel will
open in two phases: the 700 Mohegan Sun rooms are expected to open in
the spring of 2010 and the 300 elite House of Blues rooms, guests of
which will check in at separate registration area, are slated to open
in the summer of 2010.

The tower will also include a 15,300-square-foot House of
Blues Music Hall with a capacity for 1,500 people, a 20,000-square foot Mandara
Spa, more than 115,000 square feet of retail and restaurant space, a Kids Quest
II child care center and a new gaming area—the 64,000-square-foot Casino of the
Wind. Casino
of the Wind

Project Horizon will also add an expanded Asian gaming
experience: Sunrise Square will be in the existing Casino of the Earth and is
expected to open in August 2007.

Mohegan Sun Country Club

Executives also announced that the Mohegan Tribal Gaming
Authority, which owns and operates the destination, recently closed a $4
million purchase of the nearby Pautipaug Country Club Golf Course in Franklin, CT.
The golf course reopened in June as the Mohegan Sun Country Club at Pautipaug
and is open to all casino guests and convention-goers.

Mohegan Sun encompasses 240 acres along the Thames River
in scenic southeastern Connecticut—15
minutes from the museums, antique shops and waterfront of the well-traveled
Mystic area.

There are more than 60 retail shops and restaurants, and the
resort also includes the 10,000-seat Mohegan Sun Arena that hosts sporting
events and concerts, as well as an intimate Cabaret Theatre.

There is no one travel agent liasion; call 888-777-7922 to
make bookings or for special requests. For information, including a schedule of
upcoming concerts, visit

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