Lowa’s Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casinos has jockeyed into position ahead of the potential legalisation of sports betting within the state, after announcing an alignment with William Hill.
May’s decision by the US Supreme Court to allow the nation States to legalise sports betting came a week too late for lowa legislature, with an adjourned already having taken place and no action on bill HF2448 Undertaken.
Leading on the charge behalf of the state is Republican Jake highfill, who maintains enough support is in place to proceed quickly, with the current legislative session beginning on Monday 14 January.
“We are excited about the prospect of sports betting in lowa and are thrilled to partner with prairie meadows to be ready for the day when sports betting is legal in the state,” Explained Joe Asher, CEO Of William Hill US.
“We are building a first class sportsbook that will make prairie Meadows the place to bet and watch the games.”
The sportsbook would occupy an 8,600 square foot area of the fourth level of Casino and would feature a new bar surrounded by “state of the art videos wall technology for viewing sporting events and with live betting odds