The 12,000-seat Mohegan Sun Arena is located in the Mohegan Sun casino and resort in Uncasville, CT. It is the only casino in the U.S. that is home to a major professional sports team, the WNBA’s Connecticut Sun women’s basketball team. The Sun, which over the years has had former UConn players on its roster, began playing games there in 2003, in part because sports betting is strictly prohibited in the casino.
The arena, which drops in capacity when the Sun is playing, opened in 2001 and also holds 30,000-square feet of expandable exhibition space.
Since its opening, the arena has held concerts by a variety of major acts, such as R.E.M., Britney Spears, Aerosmith, Coldplay, Nine Inch Nails, Eric Clapton, Van Halen and The Eagles. In addition, the facility has also hosted American Kennel Club events and Ultimate Fighting Championship matches.
The Mohegan Sun Arena in Connecticut is reportedly preparing to host a number of early-season college basketball tournaments in a “bubble” format. More than 30 teams are in the plans for the various events, which include both men’s and women’s programs. It is yet to be determined whether or... Read more
Pennsylvania’s Mohegan Sun Arena will host more post-game concerts this year in order to boost attendance for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins games. Mohegan Sun’s general manager Will Beekman spoke at the Luzerne County Convention Center Authority during a meeting this week, where he talked about two recent home games with tribute... Read more
Uncasville, CT (December 6, 2017) – Mohegan Sun, the premier entertainment destination in the Northeast, announced today an exclusive partnership with the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, CT. The three year, multiple-level agreement involves concerts, sporting events and sponsorships is effective immediately. “This is an exciting day as two... Read more