UNCASVILLE, CT (CelebrityAccess) – MGE has today (Nov. 8) announced that Tom Cantone has been appointed President of Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment Worldwide (MGE).
Cantone is widely credited with revolutionizing casino entertainment and has helped build MGE’s flagship property in CT Mohegan Sun Casino (the highest-grossing casino in the Northeast) into the Number 1 casino venue in the world, and the Number 1 social media venue. During his tenure with the entertainment brand, it has won the most national awards of any property in the casino business.
Most recently, Cantone served as Sr. Corporate Vice President, Sports & Entertainment for Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment where he oversaw all aspects of entertainment and sports events at all MGE properties, booking over 600 shows in 2018 alone.
Mario Kontomerkos, CEO, MGE, said: “Tom is the epitome of leadership and has played an incalculable role in shaping the rise of our brand into an industry powerhouse.”
Added Cantone: “My new title will position us as we grow the MGE Brand globally, especially into Asia and Europe. Exporting what we do so well in CT and our properties throughout the country, will be our goal to bring that success to the world stage. I’m blessed with a very talented team and a world class organization that has created a culture of leadership in our industry. That alone will insure a bright future for generations to come.”
MGE is one of the largest global producers of live entertainment in the industry and was ranked on Billboard’s 2019 Arena Power List.
CelebrityAccess’ Larry LeBlanc recently spoke with Tom about his colorful three-decade career. Check out his in-depth interview HERE.