Mohegan casino owners launch new management venture
“We are ready to assist casino and entertainment operations in both mature and emerging gaming markets, as well as in the conception, planning and implementation of new ventures. We bring a
level of success to our projects that leverages 15 years of experience at our Mohegan Sun properties, and we are offering that high level of professionalism to commercial and Tribally owned
gaming and entertainment properties currently in operation, in planning or development. We possess the experience, balanced approach and savvy to manage during both good and challenging
economic times.” commented Gary Van Hettinga, President of MGA.
MGA is a company steeped in the success of Mohegan Sun and is using that experience to increase the potential of other gaming facilities and operators across the United States. Mitchell Grossinger Etess, CEO of MTGA, says Mohegan Gaming Advisors has put together an experienced team of casino executives dedicated exclusively to servicing the clients of the Gaming Advisory group. The group will bring the experience, financial skills and fundamentals that have been an integral part of the success of Mohegan Sun from its inception and that can make a difference in the success of gaming and entertainment properties. In addition, the executive team will also bring many years of experience working successfully and collaboratively with some of the country’s leading executives in gaming, hospitality, marketing and finance.
“Our flagship property Mohegan Sun, along with our first operating commercial venture Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, can be counted among the strongest players in the gaming industry. In traditions handed down centuries ago by Chief Uncas, our work sustains our Tribe for this generation and the many generations to follow. We believe our history of excellent relationships with our employees, our business partners, and our communities will serve us well as we share our expertise with other Tribes and gaming companies in the future” said Bruce “Two Dogs” Bozsum, Chairman of the Mohegan Tribe.
The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority announced the formation of Mohegan Gaming Advisors, a new venture seeking management contracts and consulting agreements for casino and entertainment properties in regional markets around the country. The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority (MTGA) is the owner and operator of Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut and Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, in Pennsylvania, and Mohegan Sun Casino in Connecticut.