Mohegan Sun’s new Casino of the Wind
August 25, 2008
UNCASVILLE, CT – Mohegan Sun is nearing the completion of its Casino of the Wind
located next to its Casino of the Sky. This is part of a $470 million expansion
project which will include a 38-story hotel with 1,000 guest rooms.
A soft opening of the Casino of the Wind is scheduled for August 29th. The grand
opening celebration will be in October, although the date has not been
The Casino of the Wind features a 45,000 square-foot gaming floor with 964 slot
machines, 26 gaming tables, and a 42-table poker room. There is also a 16,000
square-foot Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville restaurant and retail outlet, and a
Chief’s Deli quick service food outlet.
The new poker room will offer Texas hold ’em at limits ranging from $2-$4 to
$40-$80. No-limit Hold ’em will range from $1-$2 and $2-$5 all the way up to
$25-$50 or $50-$100, depending on player demand. There will also be Omaha/8,
7-card stud, razz and pineapple.
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