Two well-established gaming companies have begun their journey into the US retail sports betting arena, teaming up as they do so.
Rick Heidner, owner of Gold Rush Gaming, is introducing sports betting kiosks into Ohio and, according to a statement from its technology partner Playtech, anticipating to reach more than 100 locations in the Buckeye State. (Image: ARizzo44/Twitter)
Recently, gambling technology company Playtech disclosed that it is providing the software and systems management services for Gold Rush Amusements, a business from Illinois which was one of seven applicants accepted by the Ohio Casino Control Commission to install sports betting kiosks around the state.
Gold Rush, which has been active in Illinois as a video gaming terminal operator since 2012, with machines in nearly 700 places across the Midwest, is now branching out into sports betting. Mr. Heidner commented, “We are pleased to associate with Playtech and make use of our combined knowledge to launch kiosks in Ohio, a novel and exciting market. We are furnishing modern content and superior software to new players across the state. Our partnership is growing steadily, and we look forward to other thrilling moments for our development within the US in the future.”