In the latest incident to affect the controversial resort, the Mohegan Sun Pocono was struck with a $70,000 fine for five separate incidents of underage gambling.
The Mohegan Sun Pocono was fined $70,000 for five separate incidents of underage gambling.
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board unanimously authorized the fine within a meeting that is monthly added $2,500 in costs to the penalty.
Casino officials responded quickly to the allegations before the judgment was made. They remodeled the facility, reducing the true number of entrances from 14 to four and narrowed the width making it easier to monitor visitors comings and goings. In addition they fired four employees and retrained other workers on preventing underage gambling and drinking.
A Few Violations
The incidents happened between and September and involved five people, including three teenagers june.
One was a man that is 20-year-old played a slot machine. He eluded security on that visit but was recognized on a subsequent outing.
Another had been a girl that is 15-year-old was at the slot machines in August. On the next day, a 20-year-old man won $200 playing roulette. The final event was in September when a 12-year-old woman and 17-year-old boy were on the gaming flooring with their mother.
Latest Troubling News for Resort
This ended up being the time that is ninth Mohegan Sun has finalized a permission contract because of the gaming board th