Golden Nugget Online Gaming Partners With Detroit Soccer Club

Golden Nugget Online Gaming Partners With Detroit Soccer Club
By Lou Monaco

Golden Nugget Online Gaming (GNOG) announced Tuesday a partnership agreement with Detroit City Football Club (DCFC) to be its exclusive online gaming partner, effective immediately.

The company extends its current online gaming and sports marketing portfolio by partnering with DCFC, league champions of the National Independent Soccer Association and founded in 2012, It will provide an opportunity that both see as a chance to grow interest and engagement with football clubs and online casinos in Michigan.

“We are thrilled to announce this new partnership with DCFC,” Samir Banerjee, director of marketing for GNOG, said in a news release. “At GNOG, we firmly believe that players come first. This philosophic approach to emerging markets allows us to cater the GNOG experience on a more personal level. We want to be part of the communities we enter into and this partnership helps us connect with fans near and far. We look forward to building longstanding partnerships as we continue to grow.”

Golden Nugget was one of the first operators to go live as a in Michigan gambling site when it launched its online casino and MI sports betting platform on Jan. 22.

Sponsorship For Men and Women

Golden Nugget Casino MI will also be the official training kit sponsor for both the men’s and women’s team, in-stadium sponsored fan nights, community engagements, digital collaborations, VIP experiences and more.

“It is with excitement that we enter this monumental partnership with Golden Nugget Online Gaming," T.J. Winfrey, chief of partnerships for DCFC, said in the release. “GNOG is a community-oriented, competitive brand that we hope to continue to help grow in the state of Michigan and beyond.

“As a club born out of the Detroit community, we look forward to GNOG’s partnership in our efforts to engage our community.”

Last Saturday, Detroit City FC defeated Chattanooga FC, 2-1, after a 21-day layoff and will face Wednesday’s winner between Chattanooga FC and LA Force in the NISA Championship at 7:30 p.m. ET Saturday at Keyworth Stadium in Hamtramck, Michigan.



Lou Monaco had been East Coast Scene columnist for Gaming Today in Las Vegas since June 2019, covering the East Coast sportsbook scene with emphasis on NJ and PA. He also currently is a part-time writer for the high school sports department for NJ Advanced Media ( in Iselin, NJ. Lou has over 30 years sports experience with previous stints at ESPN SportsTicker, Daily Racing Form and Oddschecker.

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