Mohegan Sun Arena 3rd In Sales

January 9, 2018 GMT

WILKES-BARRE TWP. Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza jumped to third in the state for event ticket sales in 2017, lagging behind only venues in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh, according to Pollstar Magazine, a leading entertainment industry publication.

The Wilkes-Barre Twp. arena, which placed fourth in the state last year, overtook Giant Center in Hershey for third in the state behind Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia and PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh.

It ranked 77th in the United States and 126th in the world in the magazine’s annual report. Its U.S. ranking remained the same as last year and its worldwide ranking jumped from 141st last year.

Shows in 2017 included the first WWE RAW televised event in almost 10 years, Thomas Rhett, Jeff Dunham, Alan Jackson, Trans-Siberian Orchestra, the final Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus, Harlem Globetrotters, Disney on Ice and Paw Patrol Live.