Posts Tagged ‘Football’

Mohegan Sun and FanDuel Enter Partnership to Offer Co-Branded Fantasy Sports Contests

Monday, October 31st, 2016

One of the premier entertainment & gaming destinations in the United States partners with one of the leading providers in daily fantasy sports

UNCASVILLE, CT (October 31, 2016) – Mohegan Sun and FanDuel, a leading provider in daily fantasy sports, have announced a new partnership together, allowing users to sign-up directly through mohegansun.com/fantasysports. Guests will now have the opportunity to win exclusive fantasy sports experiences every week.

“This partnership with our friends at FanDuel allows us to further introduce our Mohegan Sun audience to the online sports arena that has become so popular, and fun to play. We’re very excited to start this relationship,” said Bobby Soper, President and CEO of the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority.

As part of the partnership, FanDuel and Mohegan Sun will host exclusive contests throughout the year for various sports including the NHL, MLB, NBA, EPL and of course, the NFL. By entering these contests, fans will have the opportunity to win unique prizes like overnight stays in Mohegan Sun’s Sky Tower or new Earth Tower, tickets to a Mohegan Sun Arena concert or sporting event, free dinner at a world-class restaurant and more.

About FanDuel:

FanDuel is a leading daily fantasy sports provider with the sole mission of making sports more exciting. Founded in 2009, FanDuel has redefined fantasy sports; offering a multitude of one-day, weekly, and season-long game options for NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL and EPL with new public and private leagues forming daily, ranging in size from two to thousands of players. FanDuel is the Official Partner of the NBA and has multiple deals with NFL and NBA teams, driving fan engagement, hosting numerous live events and creating once-in-a-lifetime experiences for sports fans throughout the year. Based in New York City with offices in Los Angeles, Orlando, Edinburgh and Glasgow, FanDuel has raised $363 million in funding from investors including KKR, Google Capital, Time Warner/Turner Sports, Shamrock Capital, NBC Sports Ventures, Comcast Ventures, Pentech Ventures, Piton Capital and Bullpen Capital.

About Mohegan Sun:

Mohegan Sun, owned by the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, is one of the largest, most spectacular entertainment, gaming, dining and shopping destinations in the United States. Situated on 185 acres along the Thames River in scenic southeastern Connecticut, Mohegan Sun is home to three unique casinos, a 34-story, 1,200 room luxury hotel, a world-class spa and golf course, over 85 shops, restaurants and bars as well as three award-winning entertainment venues including a 10,000-seat Arena. Mohegan Sun is within easy access of New York, Boston, Hartford and Providence and located 15 minutes from the museums, antique shops and waterfront of Mystic Country. More information is available by calling 1.888.226.7711 or visiting mohegansun.com. Connect with us on  Facebook, follow us on Twitter, view us on YouTube and find us on Snapchat at username, MoheganSun.

Keith Byars, Former Professional Football Star To Be Featured In A Signings & Sightings Event At Mohegan Sun

Thursday, September 5th, 2013

Keith Byars

WHAT:  Former professional football star and sports TV analyst Keith Byars comes to Mohegan Sun on Monday, September 9th for a Signings & Sightings event inside Bow & Arrow Sports Bar.

WHEN/WHERE:  Monday, September 9th during Halftime of Monday night’s Football game inside Bow & Arrow Sports Bar

IN DETAIL:  To celebrate the start of the 2012-2013 football season, former all-pro fullback/tight end Keith Byars will be greeting fans as part of a special Signings & Sightings event at Mohegan Sun. During halftime of the Monday night football game that evening, Byars will mingle with fans and sign headshots as part of this free event.

Byars was a first-round draft pick in 1986 when he was chosen to play for Philadelphia. In the years that followed he moved on to play for teams in New England, Miami and New York. Byars is currently a popular sports analyst and broadcaster in New York.    

***Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis. Must be 21 or over to attend. Only headshots provided at event will be signed.

ABOUT MOHEGAN SUN
Mohegan Sun, owned by the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, is one of the largest, most spectacular entertainment, gaming, dining and shopping destinations in the United States. Situated on 185 acres along the Thames River in scenic southeastern Connecticut, Mohegan Sun is home to three unique casinos, a 34-story, 1,200 room luxury hotel, a world-class spa and golf course, over 75 shops, restaurants and bars as well as three award-winning entertainment venues including a 10,000-seat Arena. Mohegan Sun is within easy access of New York, Boston, Hartford and Providence and located 15 minutes from the museums, antique shops and waterfront of Mystic Country. More information is available by calling 1.888.226.7711 or visiting mohegansun.com. Connect with us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and view us on YouTube.

Mohegan Sun Unveils The New Bow & Arrow Sports Bar With Party On September 5th

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

Mohegan Sun invites guests to the Bow & Arrow Sports Bar Kickoff Party to highlight the big changes to the sports bar

Located in Casino of the Earth, Bow & Arrow Sports Bar has undergone some major upgrades by way of brand-new big screens, wireless tabletop speakers, more seating, great food & beverage menus and more. Guests can enjoy the new layout and features come Wednesday, September 5th with a grand opening celebration set to feature raffle prizes, cigar cutting demos and of course, the Giants and Cowboys on the big screen!

Construction on Bow & Arrow has finished right on schedule, allowing for a great night of football and partying to welcome in the new and improved sports destination at Mohegan Sun. Bow & Arrow Sports Bars’ Kickoff Party will start at 8:00pm. Guests can take in the game on the immaculate new big screens, kick back with friends and enjoy great food & beverages. Plus, there will be a raffle where 12 party goers will be awarded the likes of an iPad 2, a Flip HD Video Camera, a men’s Sector watch, poker sets, autographed memorabilia and more will be taking place.

Bow & Arrow closed for renovations in late July and has since made some big improvements. The HD video wall is enormous and can now feature 11 simultaneous games at once. The best football packages will be available all season long as well as brand new high top tables with wireless speakers that can be personally tuned to any channel. Other welcomed additions will be a food service, a newly installed, state-of-the-art sound system and significantly more space.

The bar will be open to the public starting Saturday, September 1st.  For more information on the Bow & Arrow Sports Bar Kickoff Party visit www.mohegansun.com/nightlife/events.html

ABOUT MOHEGAN SUN

Mohegan Sun, owned by the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, is one of the largest, most distinctive and spectacular entertainment, gaming and shopping destinations in the United States.  Situated on 185 acres along the Thames River in scenic southeastern Connecticut, Mohegan Sun is within easy access of New York, Boston, Hartford and Providence and located 15 minutes from the museums, antique shops and waterfront of Mystic Country. More information is available by calling 1.888.226.7711 or visiting mohegansun.com.  Connect with us on facebook.com/mohegansun, follow us on twitter.com/mohegansun and view us on youtube.com/mohegansunvideos.