Wind Creek Hospitality this week launched its first-ever retail sportsbook via a partnership with Betfred USA Sports, the US division of British bookmaker Betfred, that the on line casino operator signed early this 12 months.
The Betfred Sports betting facility had a gentle opening this previous Wednesday at Wind Creek’s Wind Creek Bethlehem on line casino in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
The sportsbook occupies the house of the previous Buddy V’s Ristorante and options two state-of-the-art video partitions, 31 TVs, three betting home windows, and eight self-service betting kiosks. The house additionally has a number of viewing areas and a sports activities pub that serves meals and drinks.
Wind Creek and Betfred will maintain a grand opening ceremony to rejoice the brand new addition to Wind Creek Bethlehem’s providing. The occasion will happen on Saturday, November 21, and can be attended by invited visitors.
The opening of the retail sportsbook marks the fruits of a sports activities betting deal between Wind Creek and Betfred that the 2 firms signed this previous January. The launch of the brick-and-mortar facility can be adopted by the rollout of a Betfred-powered on-line sportsbook within the coming weeks. The digital product can be out there throughout Pennsylvania.
Betfred’s sportsbook at Wind Creek Bethlehem is the operator’s third retail facility within the US. It has beforehand opened sportsbooks at Grand Falls Casino & Gold Resort in Iowa and Saratoga Casino in Colorado as a part of partnerships with the casinos’ house owners.
Expansion in a “Massive Sports Betting Market”
Commenting on their growth in Pennsylvania, Betfred USA Sports COO Bryan Bennett mentioned that they’re “extremely excited” about their partnership with Wind Creek and that they “couldn’t be happier with the launch of our third US-based sportsbook in one year.”
Mr. Bennett added that Pennsylvania is a “massive sports betting market” and that they’re trying ahead to serving to Wind Creek Bethlehem turn out to be a “go-to destination for sports bettors.”
Wind Creek Hospitality President and CEO Jay Dorris mentioned that opening a sports activities betting facility at their Pennsylvania property offers “yet another exciting gaming opportunity for our guests” and that their partnership with Betfred will permit them to deliver a “first-class sports betting experience in a high energy environment to the property.”
Wind Creek secured the required regulatory approval to supply retail betting expertise at its Bethlehem on line casino in addition to a digital betting product this previous June. The addition to the retail facility comes as a part of the property’s ongoing growth.
Wind Creek bought its Bethlehem on line casino in 2019 and promised to speculate $100 million into constructing a 270-room resort that can be hooked up to the property’s current 282-room resort and one other $250 million into constructing an indoor water park and leisure advanced.