Mohegan Sun casino in Uncasville, Conn., recently signed a five-year contract to utilize the technologically advanced products and services of Global Cash Access, a supplier of cash access, financial management and customer relationship marketing technologies to the gaming industry.
Under the new agreement, Mohegan Sun will take advantage of GCA’s full suite of cash access services and Telecheck check cashing at the Casino of the Earth at Mohegan Sun as well as the highly anticipated $800 million Casino of the Sky at Mohegan Sun. Completion of Project Sunburst is scheduled for Fall of 2001 (Casino of the Sky, Mohegan Sun Arena and the Shops at Mohegan Sun) and Spring of 2002 (1,200-room luxury hotel and 100,000 square foot convention center).
“Very simply, we chose GCA because of its superior technology and unparalleled customer service,” said Alan Greenstein, Vice President of Casino Accounting at Mohegan Sun. “We look forward to having GCA as our cash access vendor for another five years.”
Properties that recently signed agreements with GCA are:
— Mohegan Sun casino – Uncasville, Conn.
— Jok-erz Wild Casino – Petaluma, Cal.
— Freehold Raceway – Freehold, N.J.
— Tilliey Int’l & Assoc. – Coral Gables, Fla.
— McCarran Airport Slot Concession – Las Vegas, Nev.
— Muckleshoot Indian Casino – Aurburn, Wash.
— Habana Casino – Tacoma, Wash.
— Luciano’s Casino – Tacoma, Wash.
— Coeur D’Alene Casino – Worley, Id.
— Tollgate Casino – Central City, Col.
— Bull Durham Casino – Blackhawk, Col.
— The Midnight Gambler – Provincetown, Mass.
Global Cash Access was formed in 1998 through a joint venture of Bank of America (NYSE: BAC), First Data Corp. (NYSE: FDC) and USA Processing, Inc. Providing access to the gaming industry’s largest patron database, Global Cash Access uses Internet technologies to deliver funds transfer, financial management and customer relationship marketing services to more than 1,200 gaming properties nationwide.
About Mohegan Sun
Mohegan Sun, which opened in October 1996, is the Northeast’s most spectacular casino, offering its patrons world-class gaming and entertainment facilities. In addition to the casinos of Atlantic City, Mohegan Sun is one of only two casinos in New England legally authorized to operate slot machines and table games. Featuring an extraordinary Mohegan-themed design unlike any other in the industry, Mohegan Sun is one of the most unique casinos in the world. Mohegan Sun offers 179,500 feet of gaming space, which currently accommodates over 3,000 slot machines and 192 gaming tables, while offering some of the region’s finest dining, entertainment, and retail shopping.
The $800 million expansion of the entertainment and gaming destination is the largest private development on the East Coast. When completed, it will forge Mohegan Sun’s position as one of the largest and most spectacular casino destinations in the world. The expansion includes spectacularly designed and appointed amenities including a 1,200 room, 34-story hotel that features approximately 200 luxury and suites; over 100,000 square feet of premier meeting and function space, including the largest ballroom in the Northeast; the “Casino of the Sky,” which consists of 115,000 square feet of additional gaming space; a 10,000-seat arena, a 16,000 square foot spa, salon and fitness center; an additional 150,000 square feet of premium retail and food and beverage space featuring dozens of fine shops and branded food outlets in a two-story atrium.Details