American sportsbetting operator FanDuel Group has announced that it is to roll out its retail services for punters in the western state of Washington for the first time via an arrangement with the federally-recognized Suquamish Tribe.
The New York-headquartered firm used an official Tuesday press release to detail that the new agreement will see it launch a trio of live betting windows as well as twelve self-service wagering kiosks at the tribe’s Suquamish Clearwater Casino Resort. The operator stated that this sportsbook is to go live in the autumn also featuring a 17-screen video wall for the display of game-day action as well as ‘comfortable club chair seating’.
FanDuel Group explained that the alliance is to moreover involve the Kitsap County property run by the tribe’s Port Madison Enterprises concern opening three self-service sportsbetting kiosks for its Beach Rock Music and Sports Lounge complete with eleven screens and seating for in excess of 250 punters.
Keith Wall serves as the Retail Vice-President for FanDuel Group and he used the press release to proclaim that his firm’s fresh partnership with the Suquamish Tribe will allow visitors to the Suquamish Clearwater Casino Resort to enjoy a sportsbetting experience ‘that fans in other states have grown to love’ complete with ‘an incredible game-day atmosphere’ and the ability to place wagers ‘across all major sporting events.’
Read a statement from Wall…
“We are excited to partner with Port Madison Enterprises and the Suquamish Tribe to bring America’s number-one sportsbook to the state of Washington. The Suquamish Clearwater Casino Resort will be a truly impressive location for the west coast expansion of our sportsbook retail operations.”
For his part and Leonard Forsman, Chairman for the Suquamish Tribe, used the press release to disclose that the arrangement with FanDuel Group comes after his tribe inked a revised gaming compact with the state of Washington in the summer that authorized retail sportsbetting. He pronounced that the pair are to now furthermore share a commitment to responsible gaming and will begin offering punters from across ‘The Evergreen State’ a range of deposit, time and wagering limit tools alongside other support services that can be accessed via the operator’s advanced PlaySafe domain.
Forsman’s statement read…
“We are so pleased with the recent addition of sports wagering to our gaming compact, making sportsbetting legal in the state for the first time. Revenues from sports wagering will help to support the Suquamish Tribe’s important governmental services offered to both tribal members and the local non-tribal community.”