- Associated Press - Tuesday, June 6, 2017

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) - A Pennsylvania casino is apologizing after people with disabilities complained that seating arrangements for weekly tribute band concerts are humiliating and shameful.

A spokeswoman says the Mohegan Sun Pocono Casino near Wilkes-Barre will move the Americans With Disabilities Act seating area to a “better location” and apologized for complaints about a free concert Thursday by an AC/DC tribute band.

In past years, people with disabilities were seated on a party patio nearer the stage. This year, the patio is reserved for VIPs with “elite player” cards. Customers like Stephanie Cbello complained on Facebook that they were restricted to a roped off area where they couldn’t see and the sound was muffled.

Some observers noted the patio was nearly empty, while thousands of other patrons - including those with disabilities - were herded together farther away.

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