Aiming at accessing the sports betting market in Kansas, DraftKings inked a deal with Butler National Corporation, the company behind Boot Hill Casino and Resort.
DraftKings Inks New Sports Betting Market Access Deal
On Tuesday, the American fantasy sports and betting operator DraftKings announced a new market access deal with Butler National Corporation that manages Boot Hill Casino and Resort in Kansas. The collaboration paves the way for the operator to enter Kansas for the first time.
However, the new sports betting market access deal is subject to the adoption of sports betting legislation and regulation. Before bringing its top-rated mobile sportsbook to Kansas, DraftKings would also need to receive all necessary licenses as well as regulatory approvals.
DraftKings has proven itself as a sports wagering and online casino entertainment leader in the US. So far, the company offers its services in 18 states and each of its customers can take advantage of its loyalty rewards program. While offering the best-in-class service, DraftKings is also committed to responsible gambling. The company uses groundbreaking technology, resources and training to protect vulnerable gamblers.
Boot Hill Casino Is Pleased to Team Up with DraftKings
Clark Stewart, CEO of Boot Hill Casino and Resort revealed that the company is pleased to join forces with DraftKings. He acknowledged that the operator is trusted, experienced and undoubtedly a leader within the fast-growing industry. In conclusion, Stewart stressed that DraftKings will bring that experience to Kansas when permitted by law.
As manager for Boot Hill Casino and Resort for the Kansas Lottery, we are pleased to work with DraftKings to bring first in class mobile sportsbook to Kansas.”Clark Stewart, CEO at Boot Hill Casino and Resort
Jeremy Elbaum, DraftKings’ senior vice president of business development, acknowledged that the company continues to expand across the US. He added that DraftKings is eager to start working in collaboration with Boot Hill Casino and Resort. In conclusion, Elbaum said that the company is optimistic that lawmakers in Kansas are going to introduce suitable legislation that will bring benefits for the state and its residents.
We look forward to the opportunities that lay ahead and remain optimistic that Kansas lawmakers will enact common sense legislation that will benefit the state and its constituents.”Jeremy Elbaum, SVP of business development at DraftKings
Only recently, DraftKings announced that it opened its permanent sportsbook located at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut. The new venue takes the entertainment to a whole new level by offering food and beverage services as well as huge LCD screens.