It has been announced that online gaming and betting provider, IGT, has inked a new partnership deal in North Dakota with Grand Treasure Casino and Sky Dancer Casino and Resort, both of which are operated by the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians.
The two casino establishments in Trenton and Belcourt respectively, will both utilise IGT’s bespoke sports betting platform PlaySports, which offers self service kiosks and trading services.
Enrico Drago of IGT PlayDigital shared comments on the latest partnership:
“IGT is excited to expand our sports betting footprint to North Dakota through this agreement with Turtle Mountain, and we’re happy to continue delivering our superlative PlaySports platform technology and services to casinos and venues of all sizes.
Entering North Dakota is another significant milestone to add to IGT’s growing sports betting pedigree and reinforces our leadership as the principal B2B platform provider in the U.S.”
IGT provides such sports betting services in Europe, Latin America and Asia and PlaySports is currently live in 14 states across the United States, offering truly multi-channel and flexible products.
Chairman of Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians Jamie Azure also commented:
“By leveraging IGT’s proven PlaySports solution, Turtle Mountain will launch an exciting sports betting operation at Grand Treasure and Sky Dancer casinos backed by best-in-class technology, services, and flexible self-service products.
The addition of sports betting will expand our casino entertainment and offer our loyal patrons and sports fans alike new ways to play.
IGT is the market leader in sports betting technology, and I am confident that with their proven experience and service, we will be able to implement and operate exciting and successful programs.”
Following the penning of this latest partnership, North Dakota will become the fifteenth US state whereby IGT is active in powering sports betting facilities, including: Mississippi, Indiana, New York, New Jersey, Colorado and Nevada among others.