Cantone to oversee entertainment offerings at all Mohegan properties

Mohegan - Tom Cantone has been promoted to senior vice president of sports and entertainment for all of the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority's existing and future properties, the authority announced Monday.

In his newly created position, Cantone will oversee all aspects of the entertainment offerings at all MTGA properties, including Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., and Resorts Casino Hotel in Atlantic City. He will assume similar responsibilities at all future properties acquired and/or managed by MTGA and its Mohegan Gaming Advisors.

"This will give us substantial synergy to select, buy and route artists and tours using our own network of properties throughout the Northeast and will centralize our entertainment buying power, giving us more efficient use of our entertainment programming," Mitchell Etess, MTGA's CEO, said in a statement announcing Cantone's promotion.

Cantone has served as vice president of sports and entertainment at Mohegan Sun since 2007. Previously, he held senior management marketing positions at Foxwoods Resort Casino, Sands Hotel and Casino, Hershey Entertainment and Resort Co., Hollywood Casino and various Trump properties. He is a graduate of Penn State University.

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