DraftKings Announce Colorado Entrance Via Mardi Gras Casino

After outlining plans for Mardi Gras Casino of Twin River Worldwide Holdings, DraftKings has announced its entrance into the Colorado sports betting business.

Patrons of the Black Hawk property will be able to access the temporary sportsbook from Friday, July 10th, with the company featuring eight self-service betting kiosks, a cashier window and several wide flat screened televisions all over the room.

George Papanier, president and chief executive officer of Twin River Worldwide Holdings said: “This partnership with DraftKings allows us to provide an unmatched sports betting experience to Coloradans, not only with their mobile betting access, but also with this exciting DraftKings retail sportsbook location.

“We are looking forward to introducing our guests to the fully renovated space in the coming months and until that time, are glad to be able to give our guests the ability to safely start placing bets as many professional sports begin to resume in the coming weeks.”

The Mardi Gras Casino DraftKings Sportsbook will be the group ‘s seventh branded retail venue, following locations in Iowa, Mississippi, New Jersey and New York.

Construction of the new sportsbook site is ongoing, and once all parties have finished, a room that includes a large feature bar, an expansive TV wall and access to the VIP Lounge area will be unveiled.

Ezra Kucharz, DraftKings’ chief business officer said: “As our partners at Mardi Gras Casino work to expand their current operations and location, we are thrilled to come together to provide the most exciting, real time gaming opportunities as sports begin to make their return.

“DraftKings and Mardi Gras Casino are committed to providing a safe, immersive and entertaining gaming environment to ensure sports fans in Colorado have the most enjoyable experience possible.”

Mardi Gras Casino currently has a range of security measures in place in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure the health of all guests, including the need for face covering for all people, the use of handheld thermometers, allowing guests to use social distance and increased cleaning and disinfection in all areas.