The following are excerpts from today's Mohegan Sun's press release issued through PRNewswire via Comtex:
Mohegan Sun celebrated the grand opening of their new Casino of the Wind with an unforgettable star-studded lineup of celebrity guests in attendance over the weekend of Friday, October 10th through Sunday, October 12th.
Tracy Morgan, Lindsay Price (Lipstick Jungle), Robert Buckley (Lipstick Jungle), Becki Newton (Ugly Betty) and Chris Diamantopoulos (The Starter Wife), Eric Mabius (Ugly Betty), Maria Menounos, Lisa Rinna and Harry Hamlin, Cheryl Hines (Curb Your Enthusiasm), Rex Lee (Entourage), Stacy Keibler (Dancing With the Stars), Geoff Stults (October Road), Matthew Settle (Gossip Girl) and Jessica Szohr (Gossip Girl) all gathered in the Casino of the Wind's stunning new Poker Room to play a round of Celebrity Poker to celebrate the launch of the new space. They also got a chance to check out some exciting musical performances.
Additional highlights included actress Lindsay Price who unveiled Tiffany & Co.'s and Mohegan Sun's new high-roller cocktail, the Windfall, in Leffingwells Martini Lounge. The cocktail, valued at over $6,000, includes a Tiffany's diamond and pink sapphire ring garnish. The celebrations continued with an all-star musical performance from Band From TV at Mohegan Sun's Wolf Den, whose members include James Denton (Desperate Housewives); Adrian Pasdar, Greg Grunberg, James Kyson Lee (Heroes); Jesse Spencer (House); Bob Guiney (The Bachelor) and his wife Rebecca Budig (All My Children). Also performing Saturday night was American Idol star, Blake Lewis, who rocked the Lucky's Lounge. The night was topped-off with a VIP red carpet and after-party at the property's exclusive Ultra 88 nightclub.
Casino of the Wind offers 64,000 square feet of new gaming and dining space. The new casino at Mohegan Sun features over 650 new slot machines, 28 new table games, and a stunning room dedicated entirely to Poker, providing 42 tables for Poker fans.
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