IGT PlaySports Enters Louisiana to Power Sports Betting at the State's Largest Casino Resort
LONDON, July 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- International Game Technology PLC ("IGT") (NYSE: IGT) announced today that the Company will power sports betting at Coushatta Casino Resort in Kinder, La., expanding IGT's U.S. market leadership position. As part of this agreement, IGT will deliver its proven PlaySports turnkey solution, including its trading advisory services.
"We're very excited to be one of the first casinos in Louisiana to secure a sports betting agreement, allowing us to offer our patrons new types of gaming experiences backed by IGT's reliable sports betting solution," said Jonathan Cernek, Chairman of the Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana. "IGT's bundled solution, consisting of its leading sports betting platform and products will allow us to quickly and easily deploy an exceptional localized sports betting program."
"Coushatta Casino Resort is Louisiana's largest casino resort and represents another significant milestone for IGT as we continue to drive our U.S. sports betting momentum," said Enrico Drago, IGT PlayDigital Senior Vice President. "We look forward to helping the casino establish a best-in-class sports betting program, leveraging IGT's proven technology and services to expand gaming experiences for its patrons."