MSP recently rolled out a soft launch of the new Unibet Sportsbook and this Saturday an Official Ribbon Cutting Event is planned, Featuring a Special Appearance by Penn State (PSU) Legend, LaVar Arrington
WHAT: Mohegan Sun Pocono (MSP), along with partners, Kindred Group, will be celebrating the official grand opening of the all-new Unibet Sportsbook at Mohegan Sun Pocono, with special guest, LaVar Arrington, who in the late 90s was one of the most dominant linebackers in Big Ten College Football history while playing for the Penn State Nittany Lions. A ribbon cutting with Mohegan Sun Pocono & Kindred officials will take place this Saturday, just prior to the kick-off of Purdue vs. Penn State at Noon EST.
WHEN/WHERE: Saturday, October 5th at 11:00am | Unibet Sportsbook at Mohegan Sun Pocono
*This is a 21 and over event only.
IN DETAIL: Conveniently located by the main entrance of Mohegan Sun Pocono, the state-of-the-art Unibet Sportsbook features a 28-foot wide, high-def video wall that is fully customizable, allowing it to be transformed into two giant TV screens or modified to accommodate up to 16 sporting events at once. The betting lounge also has six betting terminals, beverage + dining service via Molly O’Sheas Irish Pub & Eatery, which is just next door, two teller booths and an impressive range of betting options including moneyline, in-play betting, spread, parlay, teasers, futures, props and round robin. The betting lounge is 1,130 square-feet and is open from 11:00am – Midnight daily and has launched with sports betting options that include Pro Baseball, Pro Football, Pro Hockey, Pro Golf, Pro Soccer, College Football, College Basketball, MMA, Boxing, Rugby, Racing, Tennis, and more.
The special ribbon cutting with Mohegan Sun Pocono’s senior leadership, including President & CEO Anthony Carlucci and officials from Kindred Group and the Mohegan Tribe, will take place just outside the doors of Unibet Sportsbook at 11:00am on Saturday, October 5th, and will include a few ceremonial remarks. The first 100 guests making a wager following the ribbon cutting will have an opportunity to meet LaVar Arrington and receive an autographed hat. Arrington will also be making a bet prior to the Purdue vs. PSU kick-off! Along with a great lineup of college football, the always exciting post-season for professional baseball will be underway as well on October 5th.
*Journalists, photographers & broadcast professionals are welcomed to attend the grand opening event on October 5th and submission for media credentials can be placed through Cody Chapman at firstname.lastname@example.org or Charisse Huff, at Chuff@Mohegansun.com
ABOUT LaVar Arrington: Playing for the Penn State Nittany Lions in the late 1990s, LaVar Arrington became one of college football’s most dominant linebackers ever and went on to be drafted #2 overall in the 2000 NFL draft. In his final year at at Penn State (1998 – 1999), he totaled 72 tackles (42 solo), 10 sacks, 1 interception, a forced fumble and two blocked kicks. A 3-time Pro-Bowler while playing for the Washington Redskins, one of Arrington’s best year’s in the pros came in 2002, where he finished with 11 sacks and 92 tackles and four forced fumbles. Additional career accolades include Big Ten Co-Defensive Player of the Year in 1998, The Butkus Award in 1999, 2-time First-team All-American (1998, 1999) and Second-team All-Pro in the NFL in 2001 & 2003.
ABOUT KINDRED: Kindred Group is one of the world’s leading online gambling operators with business across Europe and Australia, offering over 24 million customers across 11 brands a great form of entertainment in a safe, fair and sustainable environment. The company, which employs about 1,400 people, is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm Large Cap and is a founding member of the European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA) and founding member of ESSA (sports betting integrity). Kindred Group is audited and certified by eCOGRA for compliance with the 2014 EU Recommendation on Consumer Protection and Responsible Gambling (2014/478/EU). Read more on www.kindredgroup.com.
ABOUT MOHEGAN SUN POCONO: Mohegan Sun Pocono, owned by Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment, was the first destination to bring gaming to Pennsylvania in 2006 and since then has become one of the premier entertainment, gaming, shopping and dining destinations in the state. Situated on 400 acres in Plains, Pennsylvania, Mohegan Sun Pocono features a 238-room hotel with on-site spa and adjacent 20,000 square-foot Convention Center. It is currently home to 82,000 square feet of gaming space including 91 live table games, 2,300 slot machines and electronic table games, a variety of dining and shopping options, nightlife, entertainment and live harness racing. Mohegan Sun Pocono is within easy access of New York, Philadelphia, New Jersey and Delaware. More information is available by calling 1.888.WIN.IN.PA (1.888.946.4672) or visiting our website. Connect with us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter or Instagram, download our app and view us on YouTube.