IGT Fuels U.S. Sports Betting Leadership with PlaySports Expansion in North Dakota
LONDON, June 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- International Game Technology PLC ("IGT") (NYSE: IGT) announced today that the Company expanded its sports betting footprint in North Dakota with the recent IGT PlaySports agreement to power retail sports betting at the Dakota Magic Casino and Hotel in Hankinson, N.D. Dakota Magic Casino and Hotel is an entity of the Dakota Nation Gaming Enterprise, which is owned and operated by the Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate Tribe. The casino will leverage the IGT PlaySports platform, self-service betting kiosks and trading advisory services.
"IGT's proven PlaySports sports betting solution gives us the opportunity to bring a compelling new element of gaming to our patrons and expands our gaming offerings to attract additional players and sports fans," said Wanda Varns, General Manager, Dakota Magic Casino and Hotel.
"We're excited to partner with IGT and leverage the Company's leading sports betting platform and solutions, along with its deep-rooted expertise that will help Dakota Magic Casino and Hotel establish a successful sports betting offering," said Weston Quinn, CFO, Dakota Nation Gaming Enterprise.
"Dakota Magic Casino and Hotel is one of the largest tribal casinos in North Dakota and represents another opportunity for IGT to expand our sports betting footprint within the state," said Enrico Drago, IGT PlayDigital Senior Vice President. "We look forward to bringing our world-class service to Dakota Magic Casino and Hotel and its patrons, and we're happy to deploy our leading PlaySports platform, services, and vast knowledge to help establish and grow its sports betting program."
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