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Mohegan Sun hosting Belmont Stakes viewing party

27 May 2022

(PRESS RELEASE) -- Get to your post in the new 11,000 square foot Mohegan Sun FanDuel Sportsbook on Saturday 11 June for the 154th running of the Belmont Stakes. The 140-foot video wall will feature some of today’s greatest thoroughbreds including Derby winner Rich Strike as they go stride for stride at the 1 ½ mile track. Come out to indulge in a day of horseracing, refreshing $15 Belmont Jewels, and more. The Belmont festivities begin at 10 a.m. WEEI’s Michael "Mut" Mutnansky is the guest handicapper for all your Belmont questions and tips.

The Belmont Stakes viewing party is open for everyone 21+, however a special “Belmont Special Alive for Five” contest will be taking place for specifically Momentum members. Momentum members can enter with a $10 fee to win a minimum guaranteed jackpot of $2,500 in cash and try their hand at picking the winning horse in each of five designated races. Prior to the races, all horses must be pre-selected.

In the first designated race, guests will have five selections to correctly choose the winner. In the second race, guests will be allowed four selections. In the third race, they will get three selections. In the fourth race they will get two selections. In the fifth race they will get a single selection. When the first race is official, all entries with the winner chosen correctly will continue into the second race. This format will continue for all five races. Any guest who correctly chooses all five winners will be declared winner. Multiple winners will share equally the cash prize. Guests can purchase up to 5 entries. Those who wager $50 on the Belmont Stakes will receive a free t-shirt while supplies last! For more specific details on this exciting promotion as part of the Belmont Stakes Party as Mohegan Sun FanDuel Sportsbook, visit our website.

Later in the evening, the sportsbook transitions into the best atmosphere to catch all the action in the octagon at UFC 275, with music by DJ JayRone. Those beats will serve as the backdrop to what is an incredible main card headlined by Light Heavyweights Glover Teixeria and Jirí Procházka. The sportsbook is a 21+ venue.

Handicapper 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.

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.

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