UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) -- The parent company of the Mohegan Sun casinos in Connecticut and Pennsylvania has promoted an executive to a newly established job overseeing sports and entertainment.
The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority announced on Monday the appointment of Tom Cantone as senior vice president of sports and entertainment. He held a similar position at the Mohegan Sun in Connecticut since 2007.
He will now oversee all aspects of entertainment at the Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Conn., Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., and Resorts Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, N.J.
Mitchell Etess, chief executive officer of the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, said Cantone's appointment will help the casinos select, purchase and route artists and tours using the gambling enterprises' properties in the Northeast and centralize its entertainment buying power.