August 20, 2021 – Manchester Little League will be fulfilling their “Field of Dreams” after participating in ten days of charitable gaming at the Filotimo Casino and Restaurant. Some very excited little league coaches and their players were ecstatic to receive a check in the amount $66,962. The money will help the little league purchase equipment, make upgrades to fields and expand their footprint in the Greater Manchester community helping even more children participate in the sport of baseball.
Founded in 2017, Manchester Little League was established to provide the youth of Manchester a safe place to play organized baseball. Manchester Little League continues a legacy of baseball excellence, fostering teamwork, sportsmanship, and fair play.
“Receiving these funds is extraordinary,” stated Nick Sullivan of the Manchester Little League. “This money is going to help more kids in the Greater Manchester area have the opportunity to play and appreciate baseball.”
“This is remarkable to be able to give so much money to such a worthy organization. To hear all the positive stories about how our facility Filotimo, along with the NH Lottery is having such a positive impact on so many important nonprofits across our state is truly a homerun,” stated Dick Anagnost. “We are proud to be a charitable gaming facility that helps support our community.”
About NH Charitable Gaming
Charitable gaming has been in operation in New Hampshire since 2006. According to New Hampshire Lottery, which provides regulatory oversight, since its inception, charitable gaming has raised over 75-million dollars for non-profits throughout New Hampshire. Nonprofits that benefit from charitable gaming range in scope of work they perform from those that help Granite Staters tackle addiction, to food pantries, homeless shelters, hospice care providers, support for veterans, people with disabilities, childcare centers, boys and girls clubs, lions clubs, charter schools, local sports teams and the list goes on and on. In many cases, these nonprofits perform essential services in our state supporting many of our children and most vulnerable citizens.
Formerly known as the Manchester Poker Room, Filotimo Casino Sports Bar & Restaurant offers a 40,000 square foot entertainment complex featuring poker, table games, bingo, NH Lottery, Keno603, and Lucky 7, as well as one of New Hampshire’s only satellite DraftKings locations! The Greek word filotimo has no direct translation into English, but embodies the concept of philanthropy, hospitality and friendship that lies at the heart of Greek culture. Filotimo is located at 1279 South Willow Street, Manchester, just down the Street from the Mall of NH. For more information about how to participate in charitable gaming please contact Filotimo Casino Sports Bar & Restaurant at 603-668-6591.