Elys gains its first US sports betting licence in Washington

Elys gains its first US sports betting licence in Washington

The Italian gambling operator will launch Elys Gameboard at Grand Central Restaurant & Bar in Washington DC.

US.- Elys Game Technology has announced that it has been granted its first US sports betting licence to launch Elys Gameboard at Grand Central Restaurant & Bar in Washington DC.

Grand Central, the operator of the restaurant located in the Adams Morgan area has been granted a Class B Operator licence by the District of Columbia’s Office of Lottery and Gaming. Elys has been given a provisional Class B Standard Management Services Provider Licence.

The Class B licence allows full-service sports betting with no restrictions on maximum bets. Sports betting will launch at Grand Central in October and the on-premises mobile app will be launched in 2022.

Michele Ciavarella Elys’ executive chairman said: “We are absolutely thrilled to be granted our first U.S. based sports wagering license and are looking forward to launching our Elys Gameboard U.S. platform at Grand Central Restaurant & Bar.

“We also wish to recognise Brian Vasile, his partners and staff who worked tirelessly with our engineering team housed within our group technology subsidiary, Odissea, and our U.S. operations team to achieve this significant accomplishment.”

Grand Central owner, Brian Vasile added: “We have been a part of the vibrant Adams Morgan neighborhood since Grand Central opened in 2007.

“We are very honored to have been approved as the first Class B licensed operator by the DC Office of Lottery and Gaming.

“We believe that our establishment will serve as a showcase example for this operational model and a key role in the economic growth of this rooted residential and commercial neighborhood, as well as the greater DC area.

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