The Lakeside Hotel & Casino from Affinity Gaming will open a new William Hill sportsbook in Iowa next week.
US.- Lakeside Hotel & Casino, a property from Affinity Gaming, announced on Thursday that it will open a new William Hill Sports Book on the casino’s lower level on Thursday, August 15. The sportsbook will become one of the first to kick off the sports betting market in Iowa.
The grand opening celebration will kick off on the morning of August 15 with a ribbon-cutting & check presentation ceremony. Joseph Reynolds, a WWII veteran residing in Clarke County, will place the ceremonial first bet officially opening the sportsbook for wagering at 12:00 pm.
The partnership between Affinity and William Hill will offer bettors the opportunity to benefit from best-in-class technology. It will also give them access a diverse sports betting menu and enjoy a premier sports betting experience. The new sportsbook will be visible as soon as guests step off the escalator and will feature 14 65-inch viewing monitors with 4K LCD displays and two 86-inch viewing monitors with 4K Ultra HD displays. Sports fans looking for comfortable places to watch events with friends will be at home in this newly renovated space. The sportsbook will be open seven days a week.
“Our new sportsbook will provide the highest level of entertainment and customer service in Iowa,” said David Monroe, VP & General Manager for Lakeside Hotel & Casino. “We are excited to partner with William Hill and take the sports betting experience to the next level.”
Iowa’s commission approved sports betting rules in July
The Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission (IRGC) approved the proposed rules and gambling facilities in the state on July 29. The rules obtained unanimous approval by the IRGC. The sports betting licences for 18 of the 19 casinos in the state also received the green light.