Third Retail Location for Leading Operator to Offer Premier Customer Experience
BOSTON (August 23, 2019) – DraftKings Inc. and del Lago Resort & Casino announced today the opening of the DraftKings Sportsbook at del Lago, the company’s third retail sportsbook location in the U.S. The 6,000 square-foot space will offer sports fans a state of the art and innovative, high-tech retail sports betting experience complete with betting kiosks and LED video screens.
“New York boasts one of the richest sports cultures and fervent fanbases in the world, and DraftKings’ partnership with del Lago Resort & Casino enables us to elevate the consumer experience even further,” said Ezra Kucharz, chief business officer at DraftKings. “By combining DraftKings’ immersive and technologically unparalleled platform with the elegance and modernity of del Lago Resort & Casino, we have proudly established another definitive sports betting destination for fans to enjoy.”
The new DraftKings Sportsbook at del Lago, located on the casino floor near the entrance to The Vine Showroom, features state-of-the-art technology that will enhance the overall betting experience. Sporting events will be shown live, across more than 1,000 square feet of LED video screens, including 16 single bay TV sets, odds boards and a scrolling ticker that will show live score updates, stats, injury news and additional player information. Furthermore, the space will include a full-service bar and restaurant with menu options that feature appetizers ranging from chicken tenders and wings to flat bread pizzas and a number of main dishes like burgers, pulled pork sliders, salads and more. Bettors at the DraftKings Sportsbook at del Lago will have the ability to place a variety of wagers, including live/in-play bets at the five ticket windows or 23 self-service betting kiosks.
“We are thrilled to officially open our new DraftKings Sportsbook at del Lago and look forward to welcoming guests to our state-of-the-art lounge,” said Lance Young, executive vice president and general manager. “Our sportsbook is an extraordinary experience — adding yet another topnotch amenity for our guests to enjoy. The addition of our sportsbook lounge reinforces that del Lago Resort & Casino is a highly sought-after destination in the region.”
Sports bettors in New York will be able to place bets on all major professional U.S. Sports, including: NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, PGA, NASCAR and much more seven days a week between 10:00AM and 1:00AM. Currently, New York gaming regulations prohibit bets on amateur athletics for teams located in the state along with any amateur athletic events taking place in New York. Existing New York legislation restrict customers from using mobile devices to place wagers. Still, customers are encouraged to download the DraftKings Sportsbook app on Android and IOS devices to view the latest offerings and content.
For more information on the new DraftKings Sportsbook at del Lago, please visit https://dellagoresort.com/draftkings-sportsbook/.
DraftKings is a global sports technology and entertainment company that believes life is more fun with skin in the game. Its mission is to bring fans closer to the games they love via a unique combination of daily fantasy sports, sports betting and media platforms that, combined, deliver “The Game Inside The Game.” Founded in 2012 by Matt Kalish, Paul Liberman and Jason Robins, DraftKings is headquartered in Boston, MA, and offers daily fantasy sports contests across 13 professional sports in 8 countries including the U.S., Canada, U.K. and Australia. Operating pursuant to state regulations in New Jersey, New York, West Virginia and Mississippi, DraftKings Sportsbook mobile and retail, allows players in the state to engage in betting for major U.S. and international sports.
About del Lago Resort & Casino
Del Lago Resort & Casino is a $440 million casino, 205-room hotel and spa in Waterloo, New York. The mission behind del Lago Resort & Casino has been to act as a gateway to the Finger Lakes region, leveraging the natural beauty and unique offerings while enhancing tourism. Del Lago Resort & Casino features 1,650 slot machines and 66 gaming tables, including 14 poker tables; award-winning Portico by Fabio Viviani, a restaurant serving with a sophisticated take on Old World Italian-inspired foods and spirits; a 4,200-square-foot food court; The Vine, a 2,400-person entertainment center; Farmers Market Buffet, featuring locally sourced comfort foods; and Centrifico, a bar/lounge area in the center of the gaming floor. The property also features DraftKings Sportsbook at del Lago, a 6,000-square-foot state-of-the-art sportsbook that opened in August 2019. The hotel wing features The Sociale Café & Bar, serving “gastro spa” cuisine and beverages, Lavazza Italian coffee shop, serving homemade pastries and gelato and the 14,000-square-foot European-style Spa del Lago. For more information, visit delLagoResort.com.
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