Horse racing, Mint Juleps, UFC, and more!
UNCASVILLE, CT – April 26, 2022 – Race down to the Mohegan Sun FanDuel Sportsbook on Saturday May 7, 2022, for a day filled with winning tickets, great food, and more! The Derby Party gets started at 10:00am. New York Racing Association’s very own Anthony “The Big A” Stabile and WEEI’s Michael “Mut” Mutnansky are guest handicappers for Derby Day. These handicappers will have those at the sportsbook jockeying for a seat; be sure to reserve yours today! Guests can email firstname.lastname@example.org for seating prices and additional booking information.
Catch your favorite horses on the 140-foot video wall while joining the MSFD Sportsbook Derby Hat Contest. Bring your greatest Churchill Downs inspired hats for a chance to win great prizes. The lucky first-place hat wins $250 in Mohegan Sun dining credit, while second place takes home $100 in dining credit. The credit is valid through Tuesday, May 31st, and is redeemable at Mohegan Sun FanDuel Sportsbook, novelle, TAO Asian Bistro & Lounge, Todd English’s Tuscany or Avalon Nightclub. In addition to spectacular hats, guests who wager $50 on the Derby Race will receive a free t-shirt while supplies last!
At 8:00pm the sportsbook transforms into the best atmosphere for fight night as both UFC 274, and Light Heavyweight World boxing title match viewings are set to take place that evening. The sportsbook is a 21+ venue. UFC 274 is set to feature Charles Oliveira vs Justin Gaethje and the Light Heavyweight World boxing match showcases Dmitry Bivol vs Canelo Álvarez.
Mike Mutnansky has been with New England Sports Radio WEEI since 2009 and currently hosts an on-air show from 6:00pm – 10:00pm every weekday. Mutnansky, a graduate of UConn, is an avid horse racing fan and handicapper and in addition to his sports radio show at WEEI, hosts the M&M investments podcast, where he talks all things horse racing and other sports betting-related topics.
Anthony “The Big A” Stabile was born at the racetrack. Prior to his start as a writer and handicapper, Stabile worked as a hot walker, groom, and jockey agent. Stabile has worked at the New York Post, VegasInsider.com, and most recently the New York Racing Association. He also is the voice of the Virtual Race Track at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut. Stabile is best known in the racing community for selecting the New York bred gelding Funny Cide to win the 2003 Kentucky Derby at 12-1.
The Mohegan Sun FanDuel Sportsbook opened in early March, and it is one of the largest sportsbooks in the Northeast, featuring a captivating 140-foot wide video wall, 222 luxury seats, a mezzanine for upper level viewing and private events, a full dining and drink menu, and various ways to wager, including 39 easy-to-use kiosks and multiple live teller windows. This will be the first Derby Party held in the new and exciting Mohegan Sun FanDuel Sportsbook.
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About FanDuel Group:
FanDuel Group is an innovative sports-tech entertainment company that is changing the way consumers engage with their favorite sports, teams, and leagues. The premier gaming destination in the United States, FanDuel Group consists of a portfolio of leading brands across gaming, sports betting, daily fantasy sports, advance-deposit wagering, and TV/media, including FanDuel, Stardust, and TVG. FanDuel Group has a presence across 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 constituent of the FTSE 100 index of the London Stock Exchange.