UNCASVILLE, CT (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority has announced the promotion of Tom Cantone to Senior Vice President of Sports & Entertainment for MTGA.
In this newly-created role, Mr. Cantone's portfolio will expand to include oversight of all aspects of entertainment at all MTGA properties including Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut, Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania and Resorts Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Additionally, his oversight will expand to include any future properties developed or acquired by MTGA.
Mr. Cantone previously served as Vice President of Sports & Entertainment of the flagship property in Connecticut since 2007. Prior to Mohegan Sun, Cantone held senior management marketing positions at Foxwoods Resort and Casino, Sands Hotel & Casino, Hershey Entertainment & Resort Co., Hollywood Casino and various Trump properties. He brings over 25 years of experience to his new role and is a graduate of Penn State University.
Mr. Cantone is widely regarded for revolutionizing casino entertainment and has a new book coming out soon called "Book'em."
On his watch, Mohegan Sun Arena has grown to become one of the leading concert destinations in the Northeast and one of the top arenas in the world, according to Billboard magazine. Venues Today also ranked Mohegan Sun Arena #4 in 2011 and ranked it in the top six of "Top Stops of The Decade" in 2012. – Staff Writers