International Game Technology (IGT) revealed on Wednesday that its PlaySports betting technology is now driving retail sports betting at the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Resort in Akwesasne, New York, as part of the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe gambling and market access agreement with The Stars Group. Over the counter or via IGT PlaySports kiosks, patrons can now place a variety of sports wagers at the casino.
Todd Papineau, Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Resort General Manager said: “With the addition of IGT’s PlaySports technology, we can now offer our guests a world-class sports betting experience in addition to the slot, table, bingo, and poker games that our patrons already enjoy at Akwesasne Mohawk Casino. We’re excited to work with IGT and benefit from the company’s expertise and innovation.”
Enrico Drago, IGT PlayDigital Senior Vice President added: “Powering sports betting technology at Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Resort expands our PlaySports footprint in New York to three casinos. IGT PlaySports is a proven B2B technology solution already deployed in 11 states. We congratulate the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Resort on being the latest casino to open an outstanding sportsbook featuring IGT’s technology, elevating the entertainment experience for sports fans in New York.”
IGT PlaySports currently operates in 11 U.S. states, including California, Arkansas, Indiana, Iowa, New York, Pennsylvania, Mississippi, West Virginia, Rhode Island, New Jersey, and Nevada.
The first sports wager at the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Resort! Now accepting sports bets in the Cascades Bar & Lounge! 🏈 🏀 🏒 pic.twitter.com/pDYj19MdTZ
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