November 29, 2023 3 min read

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Golden Nugget Biloxi Partners with DraftKings to Launch High-Tech Sportsbook

The introduction of the DraftKings Sportsbook is expected to establish a fresh benchmark for sports betting in Mississippi, providing patrons with a combination of cutting-edge technology, luxurious amenities, and an exhilarating gaming experience

Golden Nugget Casino Biloxi has joined forces with DraftKings, unveiling plans to transform their current sportsbook into a cutting-edge retail space, set to open its doors in January 2024.

Golden Nugget Powers Up Mississippi’s Gaming Scene with $1M Investment

The collaboration between Golden Nugget Casino Biloxi and DraftKings promises an unparalleled sports betting encounter, marking a significant shift in the landscape of entertainment in Mississippi. Chett Harrison, the general manager of Golden Nugget Casino Biloxi, conveyed his enthusiasm for the project, expressing that their team takes pride in announcing the inclusion of the DraftKings Sportsbook at Golden Nugget Casino Biloxi.

According to Harrison, the upcoming sportsbook will occupy half of the former buffet space. He added that the remaining half will be left unused for the time being and is currently utilized as overflow meeting space when needed.

The revamped sportsbook will boast a sleek design with three video walls featuring state-of-the-art LED screens. The viewing area will offer VIP and stadium seating, creating an ambiance of luxury for patrons. The $1 million investment aims to provide a grand setting for sports enthusiasts, complete with around 40 comfortable lounge chairs, making it a prime spot to catch playoff games and the Super Bowl.

DraftKings Integration Elevates Golden Nugget Biloxi’s Sportsbook with Cutting-Edge Features

DraftKings’ influence on the current sportsbook is evident, as the technology and features available on the DraftKings Sportsbook app have seamlessly integrated into the Golden Nugget Casino Biloxi’s offerings. Customers can enjoy the convenience of Same Game Parlays, prop bets, and various in-play betting options.

Michael Kibort, senior director of retail sportsbook operations at DraftKings, commented on the collaboration, stating: “The Golden Nugget Casino Biloxi is known for providing customers with a luxurious entertainment experience. We look forward to opening the doors to the newest addition to the property with a state-of-the-art retail sportsbook.”

While the new sportsbook is under construction, the current sportsbook and kiosks, including those at Michael Patrick’s Sports Bar & Grill, continue to operate using DraftKings technology. The commitment to a safe and responsible gaming experience remains a top priority, with DraftKings actively participating in industry associations like the American Gaming Association (AGA) and the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG).

The launch of the DraftKings Sportsbook at Golden Nugget Casino Biloxi is anticipated to set a new standard for sports betting in Mississippi, offering a blend of technology, luxury, and a thrilling gaming experience for patrons.

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Silvia has dabbled in all sorts of writing – from content writing for social media to movie scripts. She has a Bachelor's in Screenwriting and experience in marketing and producing documentary films. With her background as a customer support agent within the gambling industry, she brings valuable insight to the Gambling News writers’ team.

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