Mohegan Sun Casino at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas will be the first tribal casino in Las Vegas

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LAS VEGAS – Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment, a leader in global integrated entertainment resorts (IER), will usher in the first tribal casino in the highly prestigious Las Vegas market at the reimagined Virgin Hotels Las Vegas, opening 2021. Mohegan Sun Casino at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas will offer guests and players membership in the award-winning Momentum program. For the third straight year, USA TODAY named Momentum one of the “10Best” player clubs in the country.

“We will welcome a new era in Las Vegas with Mohegan Sun Casino at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas, which will mark the first Native American casino in the coveted Las Vegas market. Momentum is a tribute to the tremendous history of the Mohegan Tribe and its exciting future that lies ahead, and we eagerly look forward to welcoming all guests to enjoy the personalized experience of our unique gaming offerings,” remarked Joe Hasson, general manager of Mohegan Sun Casino at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas.

Momentum is the rewards program that revolves around you.  The more a guest plays, the faster they will elevate their Status Level, and the higher the status, the more amazing benefits the guest will earn at the casino’s nearly 650 slot machines and 50 table games.  Momentum Members begin at Core status, then move up to Ignite, Leap, Ascend and finally Soar.  As a casino guests moves up, they will enjoy additional access, perks and personalized experiences throughout the entire resort in Las Vegas.

While playing, guests will also earn Momentum Dollars, which are spendable across Virgin Hotels Las Vegas at the hotel, restaurants, bars, concert venues and participating retail outlets.  Momentum Dollars can also be used at Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment resorts and affiliate casinos across the globe, including casinos in Connecticut, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Washington and coming soon to South Korea and Canada. One Momentum Dollar is equivalent to $1 when used for purchases at the resort. Momentum Dollars are worth double in free slot play at most of the nearly 650 slot machines at Mohegan Sun Casino at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas.

Guests will be able to check their rewards balances, offers and available promotions anytime at many Momentum Kiosks on site, at or by speaking to a Momentum representative at the Cashier’s Cage.

The Momentum program is free to join for all guests 21 years of age and older. Former Backstage Pass members will be welcomed back with a Status Level match, from the resort’s previous program. All Momentum program promotional matters are subject to typical regulatory approvals in anticipation of the casino’s opening to the public.

To welcome new members, Mohegan Sun Casino at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas will be launching the $500,000 Maximum Momentum giveaway, beginning in early 2021, upon the casino’s grand opening. All new Momentum members will be eligible to spin and win free slot play or a grand finale spot to win a grand prize 2021 Range Rover. The grand prize winner is currently anticipated to be selected on July 3, 2021.

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About Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment

Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment (MGE) is a master developer and operator of premier global integrated entertainment resorts, including Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut, Inspire in Incheon, South Korea and Niagara Casinos in Niagara, Canada. MGE is owner, developer, and/or manager of integrated entertainment resorts throughout the United States, including Connecticut, New Jersey, Washington, Pennsylvania, Louisiana, as well as Northern Asia and Niagara Falls, Canada, and coming soon pending regulatory approval, Las Vegas, Nevada. MGE is owner and operator of Connecticut Sun, a professional basketball team in the WNBA and New England Black Wolves, a professional lacrosse team in the National Lacrosse League. For more information on MGE and our properties, visit

About Virgin Hotels Las Vegas

Virgin Hotels Las Vegas is a reimagined and re-conceptualized casino resort. The property will be a part of the Curio Collection by Hilton™. The integrated resort will intermix a passion for food and beverage with music and culture and features three hotel towers totaling over 1,500 Chambers and suites; the 60,000 sq. ft. Mohegan Sun Casino, operated by Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment; a five-acre desert pool oasis including a multi-functional event lawn; live music and entertainment theater with 4,500 capacity; 24 Oxford showroom accommodating 650 guests; an exclusive portfolio of twelve food and beverage venues including Todd English’s Olives, Kris Yenbamroong’s Night + Market, the legendary Nobu, Michael and David Morton’s One Steakhouse, Kassi Beach Club from restauranteur Nick Mathers, Casa Calavera by global hospitality company Hakkasan Group, the sports entertainment, daylife and nightlife venue Money, Baby! from Justin Massei and Mikis Troyan of Clive Collective, famous Afters Ice Cream, Pizza Forte by the Ferraro Family and signature Virgin Hotels restaurants and bars including The Kitchen at Commons Club, The Bar at Commons Club, The Shag Room and Funny Library Coffee Shop. The property is owned by JC Hospitality, LLC, in partnership with Juniper Capital Partners, Virgin Group, LiUNA, Fengate Asset Management, Dream and Orlando Development. The off-Strip playground, located at 4455 Paradise Road, is currently closed for renovations and scheduled to arrive in early 2021. For more information, visit

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