Indiana is in the verge of having the first online sportsbook. According to Indy Star, Indiana Gaming Commission signaled Rush Street Interactive to introduce mobile sports gambling application. The online platform will offer gambling services to anyone who has attained the age of 21 years.
Rush Street interactive has been operating sportsbook at Indiana’s French Lick Resort. The resort which has been working on putting a mobile platform for RSI was approved a month ago. This is good news to sports fans in Indiana, unlike in other states where fans have to go to a physical casino to register. All they need now is RSI app and start immediately.
Indiana Gambling Executive Commission said that Rush Street has all it takes to establish the mobile sports wagering app and that they have adhered to the requirement of Indiana Code Article 4-38. He added that it is a momentous achievement for RSI; as it will help the company get ahead before the inception of the competition.
The Rising Star Casino Resort is now having the upper hand by being the first to offer mobile gambling app. If all goes well, RSI will start securing clients while still, the others are figuring how to enter the online market.
There are other big names companies that are figuring out on how to offer mobile sports gambling in Indiana. But for one reason or another, they haven’t been able to make progress. They include: William Hill, FanDuel, and Ceasars Entertainment.
Indiana has been liberal on mobile sport gambling regulations in comparison to other states. The only major restriction is the age, only gamblers of 21 years and above qualify for gambling. Then the registration process will require personal identifying data such as social security number, date of birth, email address, and even credit or debit card number.