MTGA to Speak at the Deutsche Bank 2006 High Yield Conference on October 4, 2006

Uncasville, Connecticut, September 27, 2006 – Leo M. Chupaska, Chief Financial Officer of the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority (the “Authority”), and William Quidgeon, Jr., Treasurer of the Mohegan Tribe of Indians of Connecticut (the “Tribe”), will speak on behalf of the Authority and the Tribe at the Deutsche Bank 2006 High Yield Conference to be held at The Phoenician in Scottsdale, Arizona on Wednesday, October 4, 2006. A copy of the presentation may be found at www.mtga.com on October 4th, 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 507-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.

CONTACTS:

Mitchell Grossinger Etess
Chief Executive Officer
Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority
(860) 862-8000

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