Hurricanes, Fanatics Sportsbook To Hold Sports Betting Launch Party

March 9, 2024 | Sports Betting

Event to commemorate opening of legal sports betting in North Carolina

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RALEIGH, NC. (March 9, 2024) — Don Waddell, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the Hurricanes and Fanatics Betting and Gaming, the team’s Official Sports Betting Partner, will hold an event at Backyard Bistro on Monday, March 11, to celebrate the launch of legal sports betting in North Carolina.

“March 11th is a massive day for sports fans and the sports industry in North Carolina,” said Waddell. “The Hurricanes and Fanatics look forward to throwing this party to celebrate with our fans as we move forward into this exciting new chapter.”

Online sports betting in North Carolina is slated to become legal as of 12:00 p.m. on March 11. The Hurricanes and Fanatics Sportsbook will host a party to celebrate beginning at 5:00 p.m. at Backyard Bistro. The event will be hosted by Hurricanes television analyst Shane Willis and public address announcer Wade Minter, and will feature a raffle, cornhole and other games, a photobooth and giveaways. Raffle items include $500 in Fanatics FanCash, $500 in Fanatics Bonus Bets, a personalized signed Cam Ward jersey, a team-signed stick, and gift cards to The Eye. At 7:00 p.m., there will be a live Canes Corner radio show hosted by play-by-play announcer Mike Maniscalco, featuring Hurricanes Hall of Famer Cam Ward.

Fans who use this link to pre-register for a Fanatics Sportsbook account will receive $100 in Bonus Bets. Additionally, fans who deposit $50 or more will receive a free Hurricanes hat.

The Fanatics Sportsbook officially launched in August 2023 and is currently available in 15 states. The Fanatics Sportsbook makes being a fan easy with fast signup, easy betting, and transparent withdrawals. In addition, Customers can earn up to 5% back on every bet in FanCash, win or lose. Every dollar of FanCash is a dollar to spend on bonus bets or team merchandise at Fanatics Betting and Gaming and the Carolina Hurricanes believe that responsible gaming is a core tenet and a part of each organization’s DNA. Online customers will have access to Responsible Gaming tools to manage their time and money.

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About Fanatics Betting & Gaming

Launched in 2021, Fanatics Betting and Gaming is the online and retail sports betting subsidiary of Fanatics Holdings Inc., a global digital sports platform. Fanatics Casino is currently available in Michigan, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. The Fanatics Sportsbook is available online in Colorado, Connecticut, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia and West Virginia. Fanatics Sportsbook has thirteen retail locations including retail sportsbooks outside of Progressive Field and Nationwide Arena and the only sportsbook inside an NFL stadium at the home of the Washington Commanders. Fanatics Betting and Gaming is headquartered in New York.

SOURCE: Carolina Hurricanes.
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