MOHEGAN TRIBAL GAMING AUTHORITY TO SPEAK AT THE DEUTSCHE BANK SIXTEENTH ANNUAL LEVERAGED FINANCE CONFERENCE ON SEPTEMBER 24, 2008

Uncasville, Connecticut, September 23, 2008 – Leo M. Chupaska, Chief Financial Officer, and Peter J. Roberti, Vice President of Finance, both of the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority (the “Authority”), will speak on behalf of the Authority at the Deutsche Bank Sixteenth Annual Leveraged Finance Conference to be held at The Phoenician in Scottsdale, Arizona on Wednesday, September 24, 2008. A copy of the presentation may be found at www.mtga.com on September 24th, under “Investor Relations/Online Presentations/2008 Presentations.”

About the Authority
The Authority is an instrumentality of the Mohegan Tribe of Indians of Connecticut (the “Tribe”), 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 185-acre site on the Tribe’s reservation. Through its subsidiary, Downs Racing, L.P., the Authority also owns and operates Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, a gaming and entertainment facility offering slot machines and harness racing in Plains Township, Pennsylvania and several off-track wagering 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, Casino of the Wind, Sunrise Square, The Shops at Mohegan Sun, a 10,000-seat Mohegan Sun Arena, a 350-seat Cabaret Theatre, 100,000 square feet of meeting and convention space and the approximately 1,200-room luxury Sky Hotel Tower. The Casino of the Wind opened to the public on August 29, 2008, with 64,000 square feet of additional gaming space. Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs recently completed Project Sunrise, a Phase II gaming and entertainment facility adjacent to the Phase I gaming facility, which opened to the public on July 17, 2008. The combined facility now includes approximately 2,500 slot machines, several dining options, including a 300-seat buffet and a quick-serve dining area, six retail outlets, three bars/lounges, additional parking and bus amenities. More information about the Authority and its properties can be obtained by visiting www.mtga.com.

Press Release Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, Uncasville, Connecticut, September 23, 2008

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