Churchill Downs Pennsylvania Testing Sportsbetting

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Churchill Downs' Pennsylvania horseracing track and casino Presque Isle Downs & Casino has begun testing their sportsbook, hoping to launch for real by the end of the week.

The sportsbook is going to be branded BetAmerica and will feature software developed by . The first tests are scheduled for tomorrow between 4pm and midnight Eastern. The next day will see a second test running from between 2pm and midnight. If all goes well, the new Pennsylvania sportsbook will be set to launch to the full public by Friday.

BetAmerica will have several betting kiosks across the facility by design, partially to keep those looking to put down a bet from congesting other areas of the casino.

Sportsbetting has gone live in a few locations throughout Pennsylvania as the state looks to emulate the success of neighboring New Jersey, whose casinos have generated millions in the year that the activity has been legal.

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Dustin has a long-standing passion for gambling. He has been writing professionally on the subject and breaking industry news for Casino Listings since 2011. His favorite casino games include Blackjack, Poker, and Hi/Lo. A proud native of Detroit, Dustin currently lives in Michigan.