Caesars enters Massachusetts retail sports betting scene with Raynham Park

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Caesars Entertainment has entered a partnership to become the official retail sports betting partner of Raynham Park, thus bringing its in-person sportsbook experience to players in the state. 

Pending regulatory approval, the collaboration sees Caesars disclose plans to open a 30,000-square-foot Caesars Sportsbook at Raynham Park, which will be one of the largest race and sports wagering facilities in the US. 

In the meantime, Caesars will open a temporary location inside the current simulcasting facility whilst the permanent solution is being developed. 

Raynham Park is located to the south of Boston and will house the “state-of-the-art” sportsbook and parimutuel simulcasting facility, which will be completed “by the middle of this year.”

“Raynham Park is in an excellent location in southeast Massachusetts and will be one of just a few retail sports betting locations in the Commonwealth,” said Eric Hession, President of Caesars Digital.

“It’s great to partner with the Carney family, which has a long history in the community and an exciting vision for a tremendous sports entertainment and pari-mutuel simulcasting facility. We look forward to showcasing the Caesars commitment to world-class experiences through this partnership.”

Meanwhile, Caesars has disclosed that it will launch mobile sports betting via its Caesars Sportsbook app when the Bay State’s online sports wagering market goes live in March. The group obtained an online betting license via a partnership with Encore Boston Harbor.

Raynham Park previously announced that bet365 will be the racetrack’s online sports betting partner.

After gaining approval for online and mobile sports betting from the Massachusetts Gaming Commission, Caesars will offer players statewide to wager on the Caesars Sportsbook app. 

Further, it will also allow players at Raynham Park to use mobile account cash deposits on-site.

“Caesars Sportsbook is the strongest retail sports gaming brand in the industry and we are extremely proud to announce our partnership,” noted Raynham Park Owner Chris Carney

“Our sportsbook will be one of the largest sports gaming destinations not only in Massachusetts, but in the United States. With Caesars’ legendary commitment to quality and integrity, Raynham Park will be a world-class venue that will set a new standard for gaming in Massachusetts.”