Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment Enters the iGaming Market
Today, sports betting in Connecticut is officially legal and sports wagering fans are very happy with the news. Therefore, this presents many new opportunities for sports betting providers and operators looking to expand their share of the market. In addition, it is also an opportunity for other companies looking to have their foot in the door. Needless to say, it is not a surprise that Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment Enters the iGaming Market.
Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment is the parent company of the Mohegan Sun Casino in Connecticut. At the moment, the plan for their iGaming division is to offer online gaming and wagering to residents of Connecticut. Therefore, they will prioritize making their online bookie software available at their Mohegan Sun Casino with a special iGaming area.
However, there are no details at the moment about the kind of iGaming platform they will provide to the market. Experts in the iGaming industry believe it will include an online sports betting platform, iGaming solutions, websites, and mobile apps.
Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment Enters the iGaming Market with Mohegan Digital
The launch of Mohegan Digital is a big step for the company but a logical choice. According to Ray Pineault, the CEO of Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment, “the timing is right” for launching Mohegan Digital. This is because over the years, they have “consistently seen strong growth in digital gaming across their properties. Now that online gaming and sports betting is legal in CT, they can use their knowledge to expand their company.
Mohegan Digital will be under the leadership of Rich Roberts as the president of the division. Furthermore, he has extensive experience in helping other companies enter the sports digital and gaming market.
Of course, Connecticut is just the first step in their foray into the online gambling market. This is because according to gambling industry news, they also own properties in states where spots and online gaming is legal.