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US – DraftKings and Bay Mills Resort and Casino opens permanent sportsbook

By - 7 November 2022

DraftKings and Bay Mills Resort & Casino has celebrated the grand opening of a permanent retail DraftKings Sportsbook, which includes expanded amenities and entertainment options for sports fans to enjoy.

Leaders from Bay Mills Resort & Casino, the Sault Ste Marie Chamber of Commerce, and DraftKings were on hand to officially unveil the retail sportsbook with a ceremonial ribbon cutting. Following the ceremony, guests in attendance were invited to watch the Detroit Lions vs. Green Bay Packers game live from the new space, which features a wall of eight large high-definition televisions.

“We’re excited to finally launch the retail DraftKings Sportsbook in our casino,” said Richard LeBlanc, General Manager of Bay Mills Resort and Casino. “It has been equally gratifying to demonstrate our DraftKings partnership to our guests and community, which will positively impact our region for years to come.”

Designed with sports fans in mind, the retail DraftKings Sportsbook includes in-game sports betting and other engaging wagering options, with an action-packed viewing experience of live sporting events. Within the retail sportsbook, customers can find real-time score updates, three odds boards and four kiosks to place bets. An additional two kiosks are conveniently located on the main casino floor.

“We are thrilled to expand our incredible partnership with the Bay Mills Indian Community and to create an amenity that all guests can enjoy at one of the premier entertainment destinations in Northern Michigan,” said Michael Kibort, Sr. Director of Retail Sportsbook Operations at DraftKings. “Our new sportsbook at Bay Mills Resort & Casino will offer sports fans an unmatched high-energy, year-round immersive sports betting experience.”

The retail DraftKings Sportsbook also offers cocktail service and a variety of food options available daily. The retail sportsbook is open seven days a week, with food and beverage service available starting at 11 a.m. ET. For hours of operation, please visit the Bay Mills Resort & Casino website. Sport betting kiosks within the retail DraftKings Sportsbook and on the casino’s main floor are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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