New England Casinos August News, Promotions & Events

August is usually the time many of us thing about back to school, whether it’s our profession or it’s for the kiddos.  But in New England, It more like Casino openings and closing.  So school can wait, we have news and fun to share!


SECTIONS BELOW INCLUDE INCLUDE NEW ENGLAND NEWS, GAMBLING PROMOTIONS & EVENTS, FESTIVALS, & ENTERTAINMENT


GAMBLING PROMOTIONS & CASINO EVENTS 

FOXWOODS RESORT CASINO, MASHENTUCKET CT

Dream Big Hot Seat – Monday, August 13 • Noon – 8:00 PM. Check in at any Foxwoods Rewards location. After checking in, play your favorite slots or table games with your Foxwoods Rewards Card. Every hour, the Prize Patrol will select 1 lucky $2,000 winner. Guests playing to the left and/or right of the winner will also win $100 Bonus Slot Play.

ONGOING PROMOTIONS – Summer of Dreams ThursdaysDeal of a Lifetime Blackjack Tournament July 1 – August 31$1,000,000 SLOT TOURNAMENTSwipe to Rock in VegasSPECIAL MILITARY OFFERS & DISCOUNTS, High Hand Poker FrenzyYoung & Fun Days, 55+ Offers


HOLLYWOOD CASINO, HOTEL & RACEWAY, BANGOR ME

$40,000 Ford F-150 Giveaway – Play with your Marquee Rewards® card at Hollywood Bangor starting August 1, 2018, and you’ll earn entries into our Ford F-150 truck giveaway. Marquee Rewards® members receive entries into the grand-prize drawing on September 29 when they use their card at any slot machine every day at Hollywood Casino Bangor between 8 a.m. August 1 and 8:29 p.m. September 29. You’ll receive one drawing entry for every $10 of coin-in.

JACKPOT PARTY – Saturday, July 28th, Win up to $750 of Free Slot Play or the Grand Prize of $1000 CASH.  Play for entries using your Marquee Rewards Card.  2X entries every Sunday, Tuesday, & Thursday.

TABLE GAMES HOTSEAT – Rated Table Game players playing at a qualifying table game are eligible to be part of our $2,500 Table Games Hot Seat promotion. 5 random drawings occur between 6PM – 8PM every Tuesday night at Hollywood Casino Bangor. Each winner selected gets $100 in chips!

AT HOPS HOUSE 99 – Every Monday Play One Hour, Eat Free, Trivia Night, Thursdays at 7:30

ONGOING PROMOS:  QUEEN OF HEARTS PROGRESSIVEBIRTHDAY BASH, Midweek Moolah,  50 PLUS REWARDS KIOSK – Every Sunday 1PM – 4PM, VIP CONCERT EXPERIENCE


MOHEGAN SUN RESORT CASINO, UNCASVILLE CT

HOT SUMMER FUN IS BACK at Mohegan Sun.  Click of the Title or go to the post below for all the Hot Summer Fun Events and Offers here “Mohegan Sun Hot Summer Fun Is Back in 2018.”

TRIPLE STATUS POINTS DAYS – Fridays, August 10th & August 24th

ONGOING PROMOTIONS – TURN 21 AT MOHEGAN SUN, FREE AND FUN FRIDAYSDOUBLE MOMENTUM DOLLARS  – Wednesdays, BRING-A-FRIEND FREE SLOT PLAY, ROAR INTO SUMMER GIVEAWAY


NEWPORT GRAND CASINO, NEWPORT RI

Free Slot Play Hot Seat  – WIN: Fridays, August 10, 17 & 24 and Saturdays, August 11, 18 & 25  from 12PM-9PM; 1 winner every 20 min. wins $100 in Free Slot Play!

Win a Norwegian Cruise Sweepstakes – WIN: Saturday, August 25 from 4PM-7PM; 1 winner every hour!

5X Rewards Points every Tuesday in August


OXFORD CASINO & HOTEL, OXFORD ME

Fat Stacks of Cash – NEXT drawing date: August, 26 2018 with a CASH JACKPOT of at least $18,750

Blazing Sevens Blackjack – Progressive – Blazing Sevens Progressive is an exciting new optional blackjack progressive bet that wins based on how many Sevens the player receives in their hand. The more Sevens in your hand, the more you win!

ONGOING PROMOTIONS2018 Birthday Bash, SATURDAY – Super 6SUNDAY – 16X Multiplier  TUESDAY – 15X Multiplier,  WEDNESDAY – 15X Multiplier & Seniors Day,  THURSDAY – Missile Madness, Every Thursday.  3:00pm – 8:00pm &– Free Lunch Buffet (100 pts earned)FRIDAY –  Mega High 5 , Prime Rib BuffetWeekend Breakfast Buffets


PLAINRIDGE PARK CASINO & RACEWAY, PLAINVILLE MA

SUPER SATURDAY SWEEPSTAKES – 5PM-10PM. Earn entries all month long for your chance at winning up to $20,000 Cash!

AIR DIFFUSER & AROMA DIFFUSER – 11AM-4PM. Earn 500 points on the same day as the giveaway and claim an Air Purifier & Aroma Diffuser. One per account, while supplies last,

ONGOING PROMOTIONS:  P OF Diamonds, Wednesdays Lottery Tickets, Monday 50+ Rewards  


Darling Waterfront Concert Venue, Bangor Maine

FESTIVALS & SPECIAL EVENTS

Summer Concert Series at the Darling Waterfront Pavillion is walking distance from Bangor Hollywood Casino.

Liquid Sundays are Back at Foxwoods

THURSDAY NIGHT POOL PARTIES – at Mohegan Sun, Sun Terrace Pool, Thursdays at 8:00pm until  August 30th 2018

MOHEGAN SUN’S CIGAR SOCIAL – Riverview Garage Rooftop at Mohegan Sun, 7-10PM

TerrifiConn at Mohegan Sun – August 17th – 19th

NEW ENGLAND FOOD TRUCK FESTIVAL at Mohegan Sun September 1st & 2nd


Ct Sun of the WNBA

Ct Sun of the WNBA – Mohegan Sun

SPORTING EVENTS

CONNECTICUT SUN BASKETBALL HOME SCHEDULE

August 1st – WNBA: Connecticut Sun vs. New York Liberty, at Mohegan Sun Arena, 7:00AM

Live CES MMA Fighting – August 3 at Twin River Event Center, 7:00PM

August 5th – WNBA: Connecticut Sun vs. Las Vegas Aces, at Mohegan Sun Arena, 7:00AM

August 10th – JIM CALHOUN CHARITY ALL-STAR BASKETBALL GAME, at Mohegan Sun Arena, 7:00AM

August 12th – WNBA: Connecticut Sun vs. Chicago Sky, at Mohegan Sun Arena, 7:00AM

August 14th – WNBA: Connecticut Sun vs. Dallas Wings, at Mohegan Sun Arena, 7:00AM

August 17th – WNBA: Connecticut Sun vs. Minnesota Lynx, at Mohegan Sun Arena, 7:00AM

August 19th – WNBA: Connecticut Sun vs. LA Sparks, at Mohegan Sun Arena, 7:00AM

September 14th – Live CES MMA Fighting at Twin River Event Center, 7:00PM


Grand Theater at Foxwoods.

ENTERTAINMENT

HEADLINERS

August 2nd – HALESTORM + IN THIS MOMENT at Mohegan Sun Arena, 7:30PM

August 2nd – 50 Cent at Shrine, Foxwoods, 9:00

August 3rd – Rise Against at Mohegan Sun Arena, 7:00PM

August 3rd 2018 – GIRLFRIENDS NIGHT OUT HOSTED BY JESSIE JAMES DECKERat Earth Expo & Convention Center, Mohegan Sun 9:00pm

August 4th – Eric Moo, at the Grand Theater, Foxwoods, 1:00PM

August 4th – Jason Mraz at Mohegan Sun Arena, 8:00PM

August 4th – Boyz II Men at Twin River Event Center, 8:00PM

August 4th – The Cult, Bush, Stone Temple Pilots, at the Grand Theater, Foxwoods, 7:00PM

August 4th – Two Kings and A Queen, at the Fox Theater, Foxwoods, 7:30PM

August 5th – Boy George and Culture Club and Thompson Twins’ Tom Bailey, at the Grand Theater, Foxwoods, 7:00PM

August 10th & 11th – Trevor Noah at the Grand Theater, Foxwoods, 8:00PM

August 10th – I Love the 90’s Tour: Salt-N-Pepa, Color Me Badd, Kid ‘N Play & Young MC at Twin River Event Center, 7:00PM

August 11th – Brantley Gilbert at Mohegan Sun Arena, 7:30PM

August 16th – 3 DOORS DOWN AND COLLECTIVE SOUL at Mohegan Sun Arena, 8:00PM

August 17th – Larry the Cable Guy at the Grand Theater, Foxwoods, 8:00PM

August 18th – Chris Isaak at Twin River Event Center, 8:00PM

August 18th – Anita Baker at Mohegan Sun Arena, 8:00PM

Aug 22-Sept 2 – CIRQUE ELOIZE HOTEL at the Fox Theater, Foxwoods. Various dates & times

August 23rd – Toby Keith & Trace Adkins at the Grand Theater, Foxwoods, 8:00PM

August 24th – Miguel: The Ascension Tour at the Grand Theater, Foxwoods, 8:00PM

August 29th – 5 Seconds of Summer at Mohegan Sun Arena, 7:30PM

August 30th – SUGARLAND WITH SPECIAL GUESTS at Mohegan Sun Arena, 7:00PM

August 31st – Russell Peters at the Grand Theater, Foxwoods, 8:00PM

August 31 – Fall Out Boy at Mohegan Sun Arena, 7:00PM

September 1st – Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias: One Show Fits All at the Grand Theater, Foxwoods, 7:00PM & 10:00PM

September 1st – Stevie Wonder at MGM Springfield, MassMutual Center, 8:00PM

September 7th – Alison Krauss at the Grand Theater, Foxwoods, 8:00PM

September 8th – Steven Wright at the Fox Theater, Foxwoods, 7:30PM

September 9th – Keith Urban at Mohegan Sun Arena, 7:30PM

September 15th – The Guess Who & Starship featuring Mickey Thomas at Twin River Event Center, 8:00PM

OTHER CASINO ENTERTAINMENT VENUES INCLUDE:

  • The Wolf Den, Mohegan Sun – Located in the center of the action, in Casino of the Earth, offers full beverage service, a state-of-the-art sound system, intimate seating and top performances by headliners. For complete schedule, click HERE.
  • Hollywood Bangor now offers two venues for live weekend music – 99 Hops House & the Sound Stage.  Click Here for schedule.  Summer Concert Series at the Darling Waterfront Pavillion is walking distance from Bangor Hollywood Casino
  • Newport Grand offers Free shows by Tribute bands  almost every weekend.  Click HERE for schedule.
  • Twin River Lighthouse Lounge – right in the middle of the downstairs casino.  Shipyard Pub – Upstairs in Non-smoking.
  • Plainridge Park Casino – the Revolution Lounge offers entertainment on the weekends
  • Foxwoods – Atrium Lounge – Live bands on the weekend, specialty cocktails and great time.

VISITING NEW ENGLAND’S CASINOS?

New England

Curious about casino expansion in our region? Then there’s only one place to go – visit us at NETimeGambling! For specific casino details, visit the websites of all seven casinos:  Connecticut – Foxwoods Resort/Casino & Mohegan Sun Resort/Casino; Rhode Island – Newport Grand (closing fall 2018), Tiverton Casino Hotel (opening September 1st 2018) & Twin River Hotel/Casino; Massachusetts – Plainridge Park Casino & RacewayMGM Springfield (opening Aug, 24th, 2018) & Encore Boston Harbor  (opening Fall 2019); Maine –  Oxford Casino & Hollywood Bangor Hotel, Casino & Raceway.

July Promotions & Events – Final Two Weeks+

Click on the highlighted titles for more details of events of click on the casino links in the menu bar to go to casino websites.

GAMBLING PROMOTIONS & EVENTS 

FOXWOODS RESORT CASINO, MASHENTUCKET CT

$1,000,000 SLOT TOURNAMENT: July 1 – August 23.

Swipe to Rock in Vegas – July 1 – August 31. Activate Entries: September 2 • 6am – 3pm. Grand Prize Drawing: September 2 • 4pm. Celebration Zone 

Foxwoods ♥ New York – Residency has its privileges. Clink on the previous link for details.

Jeffrey Osborne Celebrity Classic, July 29 – 31  – 

DEAL OF A LIFETIME BLACKJACK TOURNAMENT JULY 1 – AUGUST 31

Summer of Dreams Thursdays – July 26 | August 2, 8, 16 & 23, 5 pm – 8pm • Celebration Zone. 

Monopoly Slot Promotion – July 27 • 4PM – 6PM • Great Cedar Casino. Receive $15 Bonus Slot Play and play 5 spins at the max bet on the new Monopoly slot machines and the winnings go right in your pocket.

Beach Ball Hot Seat – Friday, June 29 • 2:00 PM – 10:00 PM . Five guests will be selected in the “Hot Seat” every hour.

ONGOING PROMOTIONS – SPECIAL MILITARY OFFERS & DISCOUNTS, High Hand Poker Frenzy, Young & Fun Days, 55+ Offers


HOLLYWOOD CASINO, HOTEL & RACEWAY, BANGOR ME

QUEEN OF HEARTS PROGRESSIVE – Fridays and Saturdays in July

JACKPOT PARTY – Saturday, July 28th, Win up to $750 of Free Slot Play or the Grand Prize of $1000 CASH.  Play for entries using your Marquee Rewards Card.  2X entries every Sunday, Tuesday, & Thursday.

Midweek Moolah – We’re giving away $50 in Free SlotPlay every 10 minutes between 6PM – 9PM on Wednesdays.

AT HOPS HOUSE 99 – Every Monday in July, from 8AM – 8PM – Every Monday Play One Hour, Eat Free Trivia Night, Thursdays at 7:30

ONGOING PROMOS:  BIRTHDAY BASH – Fridays 8AM – MIDNIGHT ;   50 PLUS REWARDS KIOSK – Every Sunday 1PM – 4PM, VIP CONCERT EXPERIENCE


MOHEGAN SUN RESORT CASINO, UNCASVILLE CT

HOT SUMMER FUN IS BACK at Mohegan Sun.  Click on the links for all the Hot Summer Fun Events and Offers every weekday. “Mohegan Sun Hot Summer Fun Is Back in 2018.”

Mohegan Sun Tequila Tasting – July 20th at 8:00PM

THURSDAY NIGHT POOL PARTIES – at Sun Terrace Pool, Thursdays at 8:00pm. Weekly until Thursday, August 30th 2018

ROAR INTO SUMMER GIVEAWAY – Friday, June 29th 2018, daily until Friday, August 31st 2018. 

ONGOING PROMOTIONS – TURN 21 AT MOHEGAN SUN


NEWPORT GRAND CASINO, NEWPORT RI

Free Slot Play Hot Seat – Free Slot Play Hot Seat, WIN: Fridays, July 20 & 27 from 12PM-9PM; 1 winner every 20 min. wins $100 in Free Slot Play!

5X Rewards Points every Tuesday in July


OXFORD CASINO & HOTEL, OXFORD ME

ONGOING PROMOTIONS2018 Birthday Bash, SATURDAYSuper 6SUNDAY16X Multiplier  TUESDAY – 15X Multiplier WEDNESDAY15X Multiplier & Seniors Day THURSDAY – Missile MadnessEvery Thursday.  3:00pm – 8:00pm &– Free Lunch Buffet (100 pts earned),FRIDAY –  Mega High 5 , Prime Rib BuffetWeekend Breakfast Buffets


PLAINRIDGE PARK CASINO & RACEWAY, PLAINVILLE MA

New Promotions: – Cash & Cruises Promotion & $10,000 July SweepsProspector’s Plunge – Sundays, 1-8PM, Lottery Tickets – Wednesdays

ONGOING PROMOTIONS:  P OF Diamonds  Play Up To $500 Sign Up BonusMonday 50+ Rewards – Swipe your Marquee Rewards card at any of our promotional kiosks from 6AM-11:59 pm for our Mystery SlotPlay bonus.


SPORTING EVENTS

CONNECTICUT SUN BASKETBALL HOME SCHEDULE AT MOHEGAN SUN ARENA

July 20th – WNBA: CT Sun vs Seattle Storm, at Mohegan Sun Arena, 7:99PM

July 24th – WNBA: CT Sun vs Washington Mystics, at Mohegan Sun Arena, 7:00PM

August 1st – WNBA: Connecticut Sun vs. New York Liberty, at Mohegan Sun Arena, 7:00AM

August 5th – WNBA: Connecticut Sun vs. Las Vegas Aces, at Mohegan Sun Arena, 7:00AM

OTHER EVENTS

July 21st – Broadway Boxing at Fox Theater, Foxwoods 7:00PM

July 28th – Lion Fight Boxing at Fox Theater, Foxwoods 6:00PM

Live CES MMA Fighting – August 3 at Twin River Event Center, 7:00PM


ENTERTAINMENT

HEADLINERS

July 20th – Brian Wilson: Greatest Hits Live at Twin River Event Center, 8:00PM

July 25th – EVANESCENCE AND LINDSEY STIRLING at Mohegan Sun Arena, 7:00PM

July 28th – VETERANS OF SNL: JON LOVITZ, DARRELL HAMMOND, CHRIS KATTAN & FINESSE MITCHELL at Mohegan Sun Arena, 8:00PM

July 29th – Jeffrey Osborne All Star Comedy Explosion – at Grand Theater, Foxwoods, 8:00PM

July 29th – Smashing Pumplins at Mohegan Sun Arena, 7:00PM

July 31st – Camila Cabello – at Mohegan Sun Arena, 7:30PM

August 2nd – HALESTORM + IN THIS MOMENT at Mohegan Sun Arena, 7:30PM

August 3rd – Rise Against at Mohegan Sun Arena, 7:00PM

August 4th – Eric Moo, at the Grand Theater, Foxwoods, 1:00PM

August 4th – Jason Mraz at Mohegan Sun Arena, 8:00PM

August 4th – Boyz II Men at Twin River Event Center, 8:00PM

August 4th – The Cult, Bush, Stone Temple Pilots, at the Grand Theater, Foxwoods, 7:00PM

August 4th – Two Kings and A Queen, at the Fox Theater, Foxwoods, 7:30PM

August 5th – Boy George and Culture Club and Thompson Twins’ Tom Bailey, at the Grand Theater, Foxwoods, 7:00PM

 

Jeffrey Osborne Celebrity Classic at Foxwoods

Jeffrey Osborne Celebrity Classic, July 29 – 31  – The primary mission of the Jeffrey Osborne Celebrity Classic is to benefit non-profit organizations who support a continued push for music and the arts to children and their families, as well as those who provide a safe-haven for families in need. In his efforts to support these deserving organizations, Jeffrey Osborne has again engaged some of the most successful names in the entertainment and sports worlds for this 7th Annual Jeffrey Osborne Celebrity Classic. Celebrities invited and excited about returning for this year’s event include event host Earvin “Magic” Johnson, Smokey Robinson, Sugar Ray Leonard, Julius “Dr. J” Erving, Ozzie Smith, Rick Barry, Cedric the Entertainer, Chris Tucker and many more. Events include:

  • CELEBRITY BOWLING CLASSIC, Sunday, July 29 • 2:00 pm
  • ALL STAR COMEDY EXPLOSION, Sunday, July 29 • 8:00 pm
  • HAND ME THE MIC SINGING COMPETITION – Finals | July 29 
  • CELEBRITY-AMATEUR GOLF OUTING – Tuesday, July 31
  • CHARITY CHAMPIONS DINNER GALA – Tuesday, July 31 • 7:00 pm

For information on all events, CLICK HERE