Tom Cantone, senior vice president of sports and entertainment for Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment (MGE), was honored last month by VenuesNow’s 2019 inaugural All-Stars list. This honor recognizes 50 top executives who have made their mark in key areas of the entertainment industry and will continue to shape it in the coming years.
Cantone oversees the entertainment programming and strategies at all MGE domestic and international properties including Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut; Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania; Resorts Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey; ilani in Ridgefield, Washington; Paragon Casino Resort in Marksville, Louisiana; and recently, Fallsview Casino Resort & Casino Niagara in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.
Cantone has led the entertainment team at Mohegan Sun’s flagship property in Connecticut since 2007 and has been integral in MGE’s rise as one of the largest producers of live entertainment. Mohegan Sun Arena alone is an internationally recognized venue, with 16 national awards in total including the 2019 ACM Award for “Arena of the Year.”