IGT agrees North Dakota sportsbook deal25th September 2020 8:32 am GMT
New York-listed International Game Technology (IGT) will offer sports betting in its 15th US state following a deal to power retail sports betting at two casinos in North Dakota.
IGT has partnered the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians to launch retail sports betting at Grand Treasure Casino in Trenton and Sky Dancer Casino and Resort in Belcourt, providing its PlaySports platform, self-service kiosks and trading services.
“By leveraging IGT's proven PlaySports solution, Turtle Mountain will launch an exciting sports betting operation at Grand Treasure and Sky Dancer casinos backed by best-in-class technology, services, and flexible self-service products,” said Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians chairman Jamie Azure.
“The addition of sports betting will expand our casino entertainment and offer our loyal patrons and sports fans alike new ways to play. IGT is the market leader in sports betting technology, and I am confident that with their proven experience and service, we will be able to implement and operate exciting and successful programs.”
IGT PlayDigital senior vice president Enrico Drago commented: “IGT is excited to expand our sports betting footprint to North Dakota through this agreement with Turtle Mountain, and we're happy to continue delivering our superlative PlaySports platform technology and services to casinos and venues of all sizes.
“Entering North Dakota is another significant milestone to add to IGT's growing sports betting pedigree and reinforces our leadership as the principal B2B platform provider in the US.”
Shares in International Game Technology plc (NSQ:IGT) closed 0.37 per cent lower at $10.90 per share in New York Thursday.