Sports Betting Products Update
F-V830 Full-Service Sports Betting Kiosk
» NOVOMATIC AMERICAS
The NOVOMATIC F-V830 full-service Sports Betting Kiosk made its debut in North America, following the November opening of DraftKings Sportsbook at Resorts Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, confirming a clear focus of accelerated growth in the U.S.
The market-leading Sports Betting Kiosks, combined with Kambi’s sports betting products, are a significant contributor to the overall guest experience, according to press materials. DraftKings Sportsbook at Resorts features a dozen of these intuitive solutions in an intimate environment surrounded by 1,000 square feet of ultra-high definition digital video displays, creating the most modern and comfortable retail sports betting experience in New Jersey. The retail space also includes five betting windows, stadium-style seating with chargers, VIP area, a full-service bar with food, drink and bar top video poker.
Visit www.novomatic.com for more info.
Managed Trading Service
» SG DIGITAL
SG Digital, a division of Scientific Games Corporation, has rolled out its newly-enhanced Managed Trading Service (MTS) with Caesars Entertainment Corporation in New Jersey and Mississippi.
Following a rapid integration of SG Digital’s newly-acquired Don Best platform, the sportsbooks at Caesars’ properties will now benefit from additional betting and pricing services, along with valuable real-time event data solutions, complementing the OpenBet sportsbook, which already powers Caesars’ online, mobile and retail offering. Along with SG Digital’s recently launched Sportsbook Operations service, this launch indicates a new era of quick installations with minimal labor footprint, underpinning the rapid evolution of the sportsbook industry in the U.S.
Visit www.scientificgames.com for more info.
Sportsbook Chair Line
>>GARY PLATT MANUFACTURING
Whether players are playing the ponies all day or watching a three-hour football game, seating comfort is a priority in sportsbooks. The casino seating comfort experts at Gary Platt have revealed their new line of chairs specifically for sportsbooks.
Gary Platt’s sportsbook line features chairs from across the company’s portfolio that are field-proven to be player-favorites. Styles in the sportsbook line include Lido, Gazelle, Barona, Sierra, Monaco, San Remo, Riva, Bleu, Vue, Capri and Ohio. Each chair is customizable to fit each individual casino’s design, with a range of upholstery, finishing and base styles to choose from.
Visit www.garyplatt.com for more info.
PlayShot Sports Betting Platform
The PlayShot sports betting platform from International Game Technology PLC (IGT) was selected to power DraftKings at Scarlet Pearl Sportsbook—the newest sports betting destination on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
Through IGT’s PlayShot technology, patrons of Scarlet Pearl Casino Resort can now place pre-match and in-play sports wagers over the counter. Pending regulatory approval, the casino will deploy additional IGT sports betting peripherals such as kiosks and mobile technology as the regional sports betting market evolves.
Visit www.igt.com for more info.
Betgenius, a supplier of sportsbook technology to regulated operators globally, has been selected to provide its trusted odds creation and risk management solutions to power the new sportsbook launched by the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians.
Betgenius’ sportsbook trading console is integrated into IGT’s PlayShot sports betting platform, which is live at two of Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians’ resorts in Mississippi.
The casino operator recently opened Timeout Lounge at Gold Moon Casino and also at its satellite sportsbook located at the Bok Homa Casino near Laurel, Mississippi. Mobile and online wagering is also planned as part of the deal.
According to a press release, Betgenius is delivering a complete sportsbook management solution, including live sports data feeds, price management for pre-game and in-play odds across all major U.S. sports, as well as a bespoke, end-to-end price and risk management service.
Visit www.betgenius.com for more info.
Omni-Channel Sportsbook Solution
» GAMING INNOVATION GROUP
Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has signed a contract with Hard Rock International (Hard Rock) for the provision of its omni-channel sportsbook solution in the newly opened U.S. market of New Jersey. Launch date is estimated for Q1 2019.
This is a milestone agreement for GiG who, after nearly two years of development of its recently launched sports betting platform, has won a highly sought-after tender in competition with world-leading sportsbook providers, according to press materials.
Hard Rock has chosen the full suite of GiG’s sports betting services including GiG Sports Connect, GiG Trader and GiG Goal. The offering is supplied as a full omni-channel solution with Over the Counter (OTC) wagering and Self Service Betting Terminals (SSBT) available in the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City as well as online via desktop and mobile. There is potential to expand the partnership further in the future in other U.S. states.
Visit www.gig.com for more info.