Tag Archives: mohegan sun pocono
- Mohegan Sun Pocono exec gets 32 months for slots scam
June 16, 2017
A former top exec at Pennsylvania’s Mohegan Sun Pocono casino has been sentenced to nearly three years in prison for his role in a scam that took the casino for over $422k. On Friday, Robert Joseph Pellegrini, who acted as the Pocono casino’s VP of player development until his January...
- Former MTGA CEO: exit not tied to Mohegan Sun Pocono fraud
February 21, 2017
The former CEO of the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority (MTGA) is pushing back against suggestions that his abrupt exit had anything to do with an internal fraud at one of the tribe’s casinos. Last Tuesday, the MTGA announced that CEO Bobby Soper (pictured) was leaving the organization a year before...
- Mohegan Sun Pocono faces fine for ties to unapproved affiliate
February 17, 2017
A probe into financial irregularities at the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority’s Pennsylvania casino may have contributed to this week’s surprise resignation of the group’s CEO Bobby Soper. On Tuesday, Soper abruptly announced that he was leaving the MTGA to “take on a new challenge.” Soper, who’d been CEO since 2015,...
- Mohegan Sun Pocono VP hit with 21-count indictment in casino free play scheme
April 20, 2016
A former executive of Mohegan Sun Pocono and a gambler who were believed to have helped a scheme to defraud the casino were indicted Tuesday, the U.S. Attorney’s Office announced. Robert Joseph Pellegrini, former VP of player development for the Mohegan Sun Casino at Pocono Downs, and his alleged associate,...
- Mohegan Sun Pocono VP accused of stealing $419k via free slot play scam
January 20, 2016
The Mohegan Sun Pocono casino in Pennsylvania has uncovered an internal theft ring that netted the scammers $419k of the casino’s money. On Tuesday, Wilkes-Barre police arrested Robert Joseph Pellegrini, the casino’s VP of player development, on charges of theft, identity theft, fraud, conspiracy, computer trespassing and other transgressions. Also...
Pennsylvania legislation would add 40k VGTs, cut slots tax
March 28, 2017