Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment and FanDuel Group Launch Sportsbook in Connecticut | New
UNCASVILLE, Connecticut., September 30, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Today, Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment (MGE) and FanDuel Group launched a retail sports betting experience for residents and visitors of the State of Connecticut. To celebrate the launch of sports betting in Connecticut, a temporary Mohegan Sun FanDuel Sportsbook outlet at Bow and arrow sports bar open to the public at 9:30 a.m. ET with a ribbon cutting ceremony featuring the Governor of Connecticut, Ned Lamont, who also placed a first ceremonial bet. Lamont placed the first legal sports bet in Connecticut to the Mohegan Sun FanDuel Sportsbook, which was $ 50.00 on the Connecticut Sun to win by more than 7.5 points tonight against the Chicago Sky.
Ned Lamont placed the first legal sports bet in Connecticut to the Mohegan Sun FanDuel Sportsbook
NFL legends, Wayne Chrebet and Butler darius, were also present to celebrate the launch of sports betting at Mohegan Sun. Chrebet placed a $ 20.00 bet on the New York Jets’ silver line for their weekend game against the Tennessee Titans, and Butler placed a $ 20.00 bet on the New England Patriots’ silver line, hoping they get a win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday night.
Just in time for week 4 of the NFL season, the temporary Mohegan Sun FanDuel Sportsbook is conveniently located near the Autumn entrance of Mohegan Sun and features four live betting windows and nearly 50 free betting terminals. service. The companies plan to open the permanent Mohegan Sun FanDuel Sportsbook this winter in a completely renovated area where the Mohegan Sun Race Book was previously located. This signature bookie, which will be 11,000 square feet, with a 140-foot high-resolution video wall, as well as a full bar and restaurant menu, has the potential to be one of the world’s largest sports betting companies. FanDuel of United States. A Race Book section will also be present in the new site.
“Now being able to offer sports betting to Mohegan Sun customers is a real pleasure and an important step that has taken a long time to prepare,” said Jeff Hamilton, Chairman and CEO of Mohegan Sun. “This day would not have been possible without the dedication and tireless work of our parent company, MGE, my amazing team at Mohegan Sun, leadership with the Mohegan Tribe, Governor Lamont and the State of Connecticut, and our partners of the FanDuel group. This expansion of the game will bring jobs, excitement and other positive economic impacts to Mohegan Sun and through Connecticut, and we can’t wait to get started. ”
Sports bettors and guests visiting Mohegan Sun will be able to enjoy a FanDuel Sportsbook retail experience that fans in other states have grown to love, providing an incredible game day atmosphere with betting options available through a variety of sporting events. FanDuel will provide its proprietary risk and trading technology that leverages the IGT PlaySports platform to offer betting on all major US sports including professional football, basketball, baseball, tennis, MMA, boxing , football, golf, motorsports and more.
After launching today in Connecticut, MGE and FanDuel will collaborate on the online casino experience under the Mohegan Sun brand, with more details on an official online launch date to be provided soon.
About Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment
Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment (MGE) is a developer and principal operator of leading global integrated entertainment complexes, including Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut, Inspire in Incheon, South Korea and Niagara Casinos at Niagara, Canada. MGE is the owner, developer and / or manager of integrated entertainment complexes through United States, including Connecticut, New Jersey, Washington, Pennsylvania, as good as North Asia and Niagara Falls, Canada, and Las Vegas, Nevada. MGE owns and operates the Connecticut Sun, a professional basketball team for the WNBA. For more information about MGE and our properties, visit mohegangaming.com.
About the FanDuel group
FanDuel Group is an innovative sports and technology entertainment company that is changing the way consumers interact with their favorite sports, teams and leagues. The first game destination in United States, FanDuel Group consists of a portfolio of leading brands in gaming, sports betting, daily fantasy sports, early deposit betting and television / media, including FanDuel, Stardust and TVG. FanDuel Group is present in 50 states and over 12 million customers. The company is based in new York with offices in California, New Jersey, Florida, Oregon, Georgia and Scotland. FanDuel Group is a subsidiary of Flutter Entertainment plc, a leading international sports betting and gaming operator and a component of the FTSE 100 index of the London Stock Exchange.
Kevin hennessy, FanDuel Group / [email protected]
Cody chapman, MGE / [email protected]
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