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U.S. gaming group Golden Nugget has announced that they've struck an agreement with and will work to integrate a sportsbetting solution from the latter into their resorts.
Golden Nugget has casinos in New Jersey and Mississippi and will get an integrated sportsbetting platform for both sites from SBTech. The activity is already legal in the Garden State, and its thought that Mississippi is going to be legalizing wagers on sports soon. The agreement is the latest for SBTech, who recently signed on to provide sports wagers for Churchill Downs and Resorts Casino Hotel in Atlantic City.
SBTech will power a full online sportsbook for Golden Nugget's New Jersey online site, and will work to build their platform to support e-Payment methods in place. No timetable for a launch date was available as of press time.
Commenting on the agreement SBTech CEO Richard Carter said, "I'm very pleased to confirm our latest strategic partnership with a major US operator. Golden Nugget fully shares our vision of leveraging the power of innovation to achieve sports betting success, and as the US market matures, I'm confident of the potential for further collaboration in multiple jurisdictions."
Golden Nugget's Thomas Winter added: "Since sports betting is a critical component of our successful expansion for online betting and gaming in the US, SBTech persisted through our arduous review process. In the end, we knew SBTech was the right partner for us because of its industry-leading retail and online technology, their significant and diverse regulatory experience as well as its innovative product-driven approach."