The Scarlet Pearl family is thrilled to announce the official opening of DraftKings at Scarlet Pearl Sportsbook. Scarlet Pearl is the first casino to team up with DraftKings for their on-property sportsbook! Stay up-to-date on your favorite team all while enjoying a bite to eat and playing your favorite video poker game.
“We are excited to introduce DraftKings at Scarlet Pearl Sportsbook, a ‘New Way’ to game for our current and future guests,” Scarlet Pearl Casino Resort CEO LuAnn Pappas said. “Our collaboration with DraftKings is an opportunity for us to continue to set high standards on the Mississippi Gulf Coast and give our players a new home for sports betting.”
View multiple major sporting events on seventeen 65” TVs and twelve 80” TVs surrounding our astounding 144 square foot entertainment screen. There is no place like Scarlet Pearl Casino Resort, “The New Way” to bet on the Mississippi Gulf Coast!
Nicholas “Nico” Sfanos
Nico Sfanos joins the Scarlet Pearl Casino Resort family to lead the new DraftKings at Scarlet Pearl Sportsbook. Nico, a 9-year veteran of Las Vegas sportsbooks, is experienced in all aspects of sportsbook operations. Most recently, he served as sportsbook director at the El Cortez Casino in Las Vegas. Prior, he held the role of race and sports manager at Station Casinos’ Red Rock Casino Resort and Green Valley Ranch Casino Resort. He also served as a trader with the STN Casinos Sports Hub.
“We are thrilled to have Nico as part of our Scarlet Pearl family to lead our sportsbook,” said Scarlet Pearl CEO LuAnn Pappas. “He has the experience and knowledge of sports betting to make Scarlet Pearl Sportsbook the ‘New Way to Game’ on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.”
The Scarlet Pearl’s PRL Bar has been transformed into DraftKings at Scarlet Pearl Sportsbook, a multi-screened betting and social destination for sports lovers, where guests will have the opportunity to wager on dozens of sports.
“The first time I stepped foot on Scarlet Pearl’s property, I knew this was where I was meant to be,” said Sfanos. “Scarlet Pearl is committed to setting the bar for sportsbook on the Mississippi Gulf Coast and in the state. Teaming with DraftKings will ensure our guests have top-notch service and unforgettable experiences.”
Sfanos, who grew up in Boston and Pittsburgh, became interested in sports at a very young age. He is an avid golfer who would love to retire in Crete, Greece one day.