IGT PlaySports’ versatility and scalability evidenced in FanDuel sportsbooks’ retail expansion

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What do commercial casinos, tribal casinos, racetracks, an NBA basketball arena, and now a professional soccer stadium have in common?  These are all locations where you can find an IGT PlaySports-powered FanDuel Sportsbook. 

As a B2B sports betting supplier, IGT PlaySports is continuing to demonstrate its versatility and status as one of the US market leaders, notably via its ongoing collaboration with industry titan FanDuel.

As FanDuel’s exclusive retail platform provider for North America, IGT goes where FanDuel Sportsbooks go. To date, the IGT-FanDuel retail partnership extends to 14 jurisdictions and, said the supplier, shows no signs of slowing down. 

Joe Asher, IGT President of Sports Betting, commented: “We’ve built a strong and mutually beneficial relationship with FanDuel that started more than four years ago when IGT PlaySports technology enabled the first FanDuel Sportsbook in the US. FanDuel shares IGT’s commitment to growth, passion for excellence, and visionary approach when it comes to expanding into new jurisdictions and venues.” 

When asked what makes IGT PlaySports FanDuel’s preferred retail betting partner, market access, product quality, expertise, and reliability are themes that continue to surface, as Garreth Core, FanDuel Sportsbook Director of Product, explained.  

He noted: “IGT PlaySports continues to prove its capacity to meet FanDuel’s aggressive growth and expansion targets while delivering quality platform technology that enables fan-focused entertainment across our retail sportsbooks. 

“IGT’s pedigree and expertise as a gaming supplier creates meaningful opportunities for FanDuel sportsbooks when it comes to important issues such as market access, platform delivery, and self-service betting terminal innovation.”

The FanDuel Sportsbook at Audi Field opened earlier this month to much enthusiasm. It is, said IGT PlaySports, the first sportsbook in the US that sits within a professional soccer arena. In addition to leveraging the PlaySports platform, the FanDuel Sportsbook in Washington DC features 18 self-service PlaySports kiosks.