Parx Casino in Philadelphia has struck a partnership deal with Major League Soccer’s (MLS) Philadelphia Union. Parx casino is one of the largest gambling facilities in the state and also one of the two legal mobile sportsbook.
Following the agreement, Parx casino will now be the presenting Partner of the Halftime Show on all local broadcasts of Union games. It will also be activating on the Toyota Plaza at Talen Energy Stadium on game days.
“Parx Casino is the premier destination for gaming and sports gambling, not only for the Philadelphia-area but for the state of Pennsylvania as a whole,” said Jean-Paul Dardenne, Senior Vice President of Corporate Partnerships at the Philadelphia Union. “We are confident that our fan base will enjoy the added fun, perks and prizes of the Parx presence on game days.”
“We’re excited to partner with the Philadelphia Union and the fastest growing professional sport in the US,” said Marc Oppenheimer, Chief Marketing Officer at Parx Casino.
“MLS looks to be a great partner for the emerging legalized sports betting business. We look forward to working with the Union to maximize the value for their franchise and Parx.”
Earlier this month, Parx Casino launched its $10 million sportsbook. The $10 million sports betting area features a 155-feet wide television screen airing games from across various leagues and also a full bar that hosts 40 seats and 150 recliners for visitors.