LONDON, July 13, 2023 (PRNewswire) – International Game Technology PLC ("IGT") (NYSE: IGT) announced today that its award-winning IGT PlaySports™ technology is now powering retail sports betting at Palace Casino Resort in Biloxi, Miss. Palace Casino Resort guests now have the option to visit the CONTACT Sports and Race Book to place a range of pre-game and in-play wagers at the venue's four walk-up betting windows or via the IGT PlaySports-powered sportsbook's four self-service betting kiosks. Palace Casino Resort is also leveraging the services and expertise of IGT PlaySports' trading advisory team.
"Elevating the CONTACT Sports and Race Book with IGT PlaySports technology and services positions us for continued growth and supports our mission of delivering high-quality gaming experiences to our Palace Casino Resort guests," said Keith Crosby, Palace Casino Resort, General Manager. "With football season just two months away, we could not be more excited for the sportsbook offering that we've created in partnership with IGT, and we're confident it will bring incremental visitation and excitement to Palace Casino Resort."
"IGT PlaySports has a successful track record in powering sportsbooks across Mississippi, and we're excited to extend that momentum with Palace Casino Resort in advance of the fall sports calendar," said Joe Asher, IGT President of Sports Betting. "We look forward to working with Palace Casino Resort to maximize player acquisition and engagement opportunities and reap the many benefits of an IGT PlaySports-powered sportsbook."
Palace Casino Resort also plans to leverage IGT PlaySports technology to power on-premise mobile sports betting once all regulatory approvals are met.
As part of IGT PlayDigital, IGT PlaySports was named "Sportsbook Supplier of the Year" in the 2023 SBC North America Awards. IGT powers sportsbook across more than 30 jurisdictions across North America. For more information visit igt.com/playsports or follow us on LinkedIn.
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