International Game Technology (IGT) has announced in their official press release that a deal was struck that will improve the firm’s growth in the United States’ online gaming and sports gambling market.
The multiyear deal was signed between IGT and top sports betting and iGaming supplier FanDuel Group. The terms of the deal are such that IGT’s PlaySports platform will power all FanDuel’s new and existing retail sportsbook in the US till Sep. 2024.
FanDuel will also provide IGT PlayDigital’s PlayCasino content in regions where online casinos by FanDuel are eligible. IGT and FanDuel Group’s successful technology deal so far has been amplified by this deal and will increase from the current 9 US states where the pair have collaborated.
This deal constitutes the FanDuel Sportsbook at Meadowlands Racing and Entertainment in East Rutherford in New Jersey. With this arrangement, the distribution of IGT PlayDigital’s PlayCasino games will additionally expand, which includes blackjack, roulette, slots and many other games.
Some of IGT’s offerings that FanDuel is currently leveraging are Triple Red Hot 7s Free Games, Red Hot Tamales and Wheel of Fortune Triple Extreme Spin. These are all available within mobile and online casinos in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
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FanDuel CEO, Matt King, said:
“IGT’s PlaySports platform has been integral to FanDuel Sportsbook’s expansion in the U.S., as we currently leverage it to power America’s #1 Sportsbook.
IGT is the strategic partner that we will lean on to help us expand our retail footprint across the U.S. IGT’s PlaySports platform enables us to create an intuitive, technologically driven customer experience at our world-class retail sportsbooks for our customers, while its PlayCasino content enables FanDuel to deliver premium mobile casino entertainment in new and existing markets.”
IGT PlayDigital Senior Vice President, Enrico Drago, also said that “IGT’s multi-faceted, multi-year PlaySports platform technology and iGaming content agreement with FanDuel Group pairs the leading content and B2B sports betting provider with one of America’s most respected sports betting operators to propel an already winning partnership to new levels and create an abundance of opportunity for both parties.”
Drago also added that the pair is poised for more success in the US and are dedicated to fueling FanDuel Sportsbook’s sustained growth via proven, market-ready platform, self-service betting and player-preferred game content.