FanDuel opens sportsbook in Pennsylvania

FanDuel opens sportsbook in Pennsylvania

The company has officially launched its first sportsbook in Pennsylvania. Credits: BusinessWire

The operator announced the grand opening of the sportsbook at Valley Forge Casino Resort.

US.- FanDuel is expanding its operations in the US and officially debuted its first FanDuel Sportsbook in the state of Pennsylvania, after announcing the grand opening at the Valley Forge Casino Resort along with Boyd Gaming.

The opening of the sportsbook is in line with the start of March Madness, one of the biggest sports events in the US. FanDuel’s new 1,800 square foot sports betting retail location will be conveniently located near the main entrance of the casino.

The FanDuel Sportsbook features seven teller windows, 29 video displays (televisions and odds screens), 2 sports tickers and seating for more than 30 customers. FanDuel will provide its first class risk and trading platform and manage the location in partnership with Boyd Gaming and Valley Forge Casino Resort. The FanDuel Sportsbook will also feature bets on all major US sports including professional baseball, basketball, soccer, football, golf, boxing, motorsports and collegiate football and basketball.

“Opening the FanDuel Sportsbook at Valley Forge Casino Resort is the start of FanDuel Group’s retail sports betting expansion in partnership with Boyd Gaming,” said Matt King, CEO, FanDuel Group. “Our experience operating the top sportsbook in New Jersey at the Meadowlands Racetrack will serve us well as we enter Philadelphia and compete for customers in an area with some of the most passionate and knowledgeable sports fans.”

“In less than a year, FanDuel has established itself as the leading sports-betting brand in a competitive New Jersey market,” said Keith Smith, President and CEO of Boyd Gaming. “We look forward to bringing their market-leading product to Valley Forge, and are confident the FanDuel Sportsbook will serve as a powerful draw for new and existing customers throughout the Philadelphia market.”

“We are excited to partner with FanDuel Group and bring a sports betting experience to our guests,” said Dave Zerfing, General Manager of Valley Forge Casino Resort. “Located next to our gaming floor, which has recently been expanded with 250 new slot machines, we take pride in continuing to enhance our amenities and offerings here at Valley Forge Casino Resort.”

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