FanDuel has announced a market access partnership with Mohegan Gaming, which will see the pair opening retail and online sportsbooks in Connecticut.
Bettors and fans in Connecticut will gain access to FanDuel’s online and mobile betting experience this fall. The wagering options available will include football, basketball, baseball, hockey and more
In addition, the deal will also see iGaming and daily fantasy sports come to Mohegan Gaming’s flagship property, Mohegan Sun, located in Uncasville, Connecticut.
FanDuel will also offer an online casino experience under the Mohegan Sun brand.
A temporary retail sportsbook will be placed inside the Mohegan Sun property; it will feature four live betting windows and 16 self-service betting terminals.
Meanwhile, a permanent land-based sportsbook is expected to launch this winter, subject to securing “regulatory approvals."
Amy Howe, FanDuel Group President, said: "Mohegan Sun is an iconic casino and entertainment destination in the Northeast, and we are excited to announce our first tribal gaming partnership with one of the leading tribal operators in the US.
"We have some incredible plans for the retail space at Mohegan Sun, with the potential to be the largest FanDuel sportsbook in the US. When we combine the retail sports betting experience with the opportunity for online sports betting and iGaming, Connecticut is going to be a key state for us as we look towards the start of football season."
Ray Pineault, Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment President & CEO, added: "We're excited to work with FanDuel, one of the leading sports-tech entertainment companies in the US, to bring the brand's innovative sports betting and iGaming solutions to Mohegan Sun Connecticut.
"Our partnership is a priority for Mohegan Digital, as we look to grow and enhance our casino, sportsbook and online operations in Connecticut – and beyond. We're confident FanDuel will deliver a best-in-class digital and in-person experience for our loyal guests."