William Hill US, sports betting firm, formally kicked off its brand new race book operation at Casino Miami, marking the organisation’s first foray into Florida state in its 85-year history.
Joe Asher, CEO of William Hill US, was present at the event, along with Phil Ruffin, owner of Casino Miami; Dan Licciardi, general manager of Casino Miami; and Aritz Erkiaga, player of Miami Jai Alai.
Next to the casino’s poker room, the modernised 2,300 square feet space is equipped with a state-of – the-art viewing facility that includes 10 50-inch TV screens in addition to a 30-foot video wall for racing fans to watch a variety of tracks at the same time. There is a mixture of high-top tables with plush chairs and 30 race carrels.
The Race Book offers simulcast wagering pari-mutuel. Bettors will be able to watch and wager on big tracks from around the world such as Thoroughbred, Harness, and Greyhound as well as Jai Alai.
In a statement issued prior to the launch, Asher commented: “Casino Miami is a great location with a modern space where we have created a first-class experience for all racing fans in the area. We look forward to working with Phil Ruffin and his team to enable our customers to bet on races from across the country.”
— William Hill US (@WilliamHillUS) December 5, 2019