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LOUISVILLE, Ky., Feb. 07, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Churchill Downs Incorporated ("CDI" or “the Company”) announced today that it launched its BetAmerica online real-money sports betting and online casino platform in New Jersey through its partnership with Golden Nugget Casino.
"We are excited to introduce our online BetAmerica Sportsbook and online casino platform to New Jersey residents," said Bill Carstanjen, CEO of CDI. "We look forward to delivering innovative, state-of-the-art products that we believe will exceed our customers’ expectations by leveraging our deep experience as the leader in online horse race wagering through our TwinSpires platform."
CDI previously launched its inaugural sportsbook under the BetAmerica brand at its Harlow’s Casino Resort & Spa in Greenville, Mississippi, and Riverwalk Casino Hotel in Vicksburg, Mississippi in August, 2018. Customers have enjoyed the opportunity to bet on major professional sports including the NBA, NFL, NHL, MLB and collegiate sports, as well as sporting events happening all over the world. CDI also provides in-game betting, early cash out options, and enhanced bonuses and products. As more states approve sports betting, CDI is poised to expand with innovative entertainment offerings and state-of-the-art wagering technology.
CDI’s online casino platform will offer both slot and table games and will feature brands including IGT PlayDigital, NetEnt, Spin Games, Everi, Konami, and many more. Our single integrated platform will deliver a seamless betting experience across our deep library of table games and slots, and our sportsbook.
About Churchill Downs Incorporated
Churchill Downs Incorporated ("CDI") (Nasdaq: CHDN), headquartered in Louisville, Ky., is an industry leading racing, gaming and online entertainment company anchored by our iconic flagship event – The Kentucky Derby. We are the largest legal online account wagering platform for horseracing in the U.S., through our ownership of TwinSpires.com. We are also a leader in brick-and-mortar casino gaming with approximately 9,500 gaming positions in seven states. We have launched our BetAmerica Sportsbook at our two Mississippi casino properties and have announced plans to enter additional U.S. online real-money sports betting and gaming markets. Derby City Gaming, the first historical racing machine (“HRM”) facility in Louisville, was opened in September 2018 with 900 HRM machines. Additional information about CDI can be found online at www.churchilldownsincorporated.com.
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