Latest Pocono Downs Stories

2011-07-29 16:15:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Some of the nation's top pacers will race in the $500,000 Adios Pace at The Meadows Racetrack and Casino in suburban Pittsburgh on Saturday, July 30. Total purses for the 17 races on Adios Day are more than $1 million.

2008-07-20 09:00:31

By Ron Bartizek, The Times Leader, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Jul. 20--Significant creations by local artisans add to the appreciation of local history and heritage designed into the new Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs casino, which opened Thursday.

2008-07-16 12:01:13

Working closely together, the community of Northeastern Pennsylvania and the Mohegan Sun Tribe have succeeded in bringing a new level of gaming and entertainment to Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs.

2008-07-16 09:01:00

By Andrew M. Seder, The Times Leader, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Jul. 16--P LAINS TWP. -- As the sun set over the Susquehanna Tuesday night, more than 5,000 people took in Project Sunrise at Pocono Downs.

2008-07-16 09:00:00

By Jerry Lynott, The Times Leader, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Jul. 16--PLAINS TWP. -- Mid-July and Mill Creek is dry.

2008-07-15 12:00:46

Committed to celebrating Northeastern Pennsylvania, Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs drew on an architectural design concept inspired by its regional context from the rolling majesty of the Pocono Mountains to the richness of the Susquehanna River Valley.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.