HARRISON, N.Y., March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- MGT Capital Investments, Inc. (NYSE MKT: MGT) announced today that Seneca Gaming Corporation will be joining the MGTSports daily fantasy network (anchored by MGT's own DraftDay). Players at the three Seneca Resorts & Casino properties – Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino, Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino, and Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino - will be able to play their favorite fantasy sports on an easy to use website featuring multiple game formats in seven sports. The site will be available for play online, plus will feature the addition of exclusive games to be held on property in which players can win cash prizes and other unique offerings.
Robert Traversa, Chief Financial Officer of MGT, stated, "We are extremely excited to be the first daily fantasy sports site to be working with the three world class Seneca properties in Western New York -- home to some of the most passionate sports fans in the world."
Daily games will include pro and college football, baseball, hockey, golf, and pro basketball. Plans are also underway to integrate the Seneca Players Club program into the platform, allowing members to earn rewards and benefits as they play. Players Club members will also have the opportunity to win exclusive destination events to be held at Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino, the company's flagship resort in Niagara Falls, New York. Looking ahead, during baseball and football seasons, the gaming floor can be expected to have a heightened level of excitement!
Audrey Oswell, Chief Operating Officer of Seneca Gaming Corporation said, "Seneca Gaming Corporation has always been focused on providing our guests the best and most exciting gaming and entertainment atmosphere possible. This agreement with MGT affords guests at our Seneca Resorts & Casinos properties an exciting new experience to enjoy. Daily fantasy sports are extremely popular and we expect a growing number of our guests to enjoy this skill-based game in the coming years."
About MGT Capital Investments, Inc.
MGT Capital and its subsidiaries operate real money and social gaming sites online and in the mobile space, including ownership of DraftDay.com, the third largest daily fantasy sports wagering platform. MGTSports.com offers a turnkey solution to allow brands the ability to join its active Daily Fantasy Sports Network. DailyFantasyLegend.com, built in partnership with Facebook, is the first virtual currency daily fantasy sports platform. MGTplay.com offers competitive games of skill playable for real money.
About Seneca Gaming Corporation
Seneca Gaming Corporation (SGC) is a wholly owned, chartered corporation of the sovereign Seneca Nation of Indians (Nation) which operates all of the Nation's Class III gaming operations in the Western New York region. SGC, through its wholly owned subsidiaries, operate under on sovereign Seneca lands and under the following trade names: Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino in Niagara Falls, New York, Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino in Salamanca, New York, and Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino in Buffalo, New York.
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