MTGA to speak at Lehman Brothers High Yield Bond and Syndicated Loan Conference

Uncasville, Connecticut, March 13, 2006 – Leo M. Chupaska, Chief Financial Officer of the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority (the “Authority”) and Peter J. Roberti, Vice President of Corporate Finance of the Authority will speak on behalf of the Authority at the 2006 High Yield Bond and Syndicated Loan Conference to be held by Lehman Brothers at Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club Resort in Orlando, Florida on Wednesday, March 15, 2006. A copy of the presentation may be found at www.mtga.com on March 15th, under “Investor Relations/Online Presentations.”

The Authority is an instrumentality of the Mohegan Tribe of Indians of Connecticut, a federally recognized Indian tribe with an approximately 405-acre reservation situated in southeastern Connecticut, adjacent to Uncasville, Connecticut. The Authority has been granted the exclusive power to conduct and regulate gaming activities on the existing reservation of the Tribe, including the operation of Mohegan Sun, a gaming and entertainment complex that is situated on a 240-acre site on the Tribe’s reservation and, through its subsidiary, Downs Racing, LP, owns and operates Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, a harness racetrack located in Plains Township, Pennsylvania and five OTW facilities located elsewhere in Pennsylvania. The Tribe’s gaming operation at Mohegan Sun is one of only two legally authorized gaming operations in New England offering traditional slot machines and table games. Mohegan Sun currently operates in an approximately 3.0 million square foot facility, which includes the Casino of the Earth, Casino of the Sky, the Shops at Mohegan Sun, a 10,000-seat Arena, a 350-seat Cabaret, meeting and convention space and an approximately 1,200-room luxury hotel. More information about the Authority and its properties can be obtained by visiting www.mtga.com.

Press Release Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority Uncasville, Connecticut March 13, 2006
CONTACTS:
William J. Velardo
Chief Executive Officer
Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority
(860) 862-8000

Leo M. Chupaska
Chief Financial Officer
Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority
(860) 862-8000