More options will be available for Michigan sports bettors next year, as Kambi will launch a sportsbook in the state in early 2022.
Kambi Group has entered into an agreement with Saginaw Chippewa Gaming Enterprises, part of which will allow Kambi to launch a sportsbook under its name. The deal between the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan and Kambi has multiple levels to promote both brands on several channels in the state.
Online And Retail Sports Betting Included In Partnership
In addition to a joint online sportsbook launch, Kambi and SCGE will offer retail sports betting at both the Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort in Mount Pleasant and the Saganing Eagles Landing Casino & Hotel in Standish. Both properties are owned and operated by the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan.
“We look forward to helping Saginaw Chippewa Gaming Enterprises deliver exciting sports betting experiences to its patrons,” Chief Executive Officer for Kambi Kristian Nylén said.
Currently, sports betting is not available at the Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort in Mount Pleasant or at the Saganing Eagles Landing Casino & Hotel.
The Kambi sportsbook would bring the total of sportsbooks in Michigan to more than a dozen, with a few others having also entered into market access agreements with tribes in the state.
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About Kambi Sportsbook
Kambi is based in Malta and has headquarters in Philadelphia, Pa. Kambi and its related sports betting products is a spin-off from Unibet in 2014 that focuses on betting technology and services for licensed sports betting operators. Kambi and Virtus Sports have a strategic partnership in regard to virtual sports.
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The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan
Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan is based on the Isabella Indian Reservation near the city of Mount Pleasant. The tribe controls the Saganing Reservation near Standish, as well. In addition to its two casinos, the tribe owns and operates Saginaw Chippewa Tribal College, a two-year community college open to all in the region, as well as Soaring Eagle Waterpark and Hotel, Soaring Eagle Hideaway RV Park, and Waaboose Run Golf Course.