Parx Casino launches cashless gaming options

Parx Wallet enables cashless play.
Parx Wallet enables cashless play.

The venue in Pennsylvania has signed a partnership with Sightline Payments and Light & Wonder.

US.- Parx Casino, in Bensalem, Pennsylvania, has announced the launch of cashless gaming on the casino floor via a partnership with Sightline Payments and Light & Wonder. Sightline’s Play+ is the funding solution for the new Parx Wallet app, which connects to the Light & Wonder casino management system (CMS) deployed at the property.

Parx Casino is a 260,000-square-foot casino with more than 3,000 slot machines, nearly 200 table games, and a 50-table poker room. betPARX, the online casino and mobile sports betting platform, also includes the Parx Play+ payments solution.

Mandi Hart, chief client solutions officer at Sightline, said: “We’re thrilled to announce the launch of cashless at Parx Casino. Play+ has proven to be the most convenient, safe, and secure cashless solution on the market. We couldn’t be more ecstatic about what we’ve been able to accomplish alongside Parx and Light & Wonder to improve the customer experience and further the digital transformation of the gaming industry.”

Marc Oppenheimer, chief marketing officer at Parx Casino, added: “The Parx Wallet will provide tremendous benefits for our loyal customer base, enhancing their safety and security. The ability to play cashless across our more than 3,000 slot machines with the Parx Wallet and Play+ will provide our customers with easy access to their funds both on and off property.”

Jon Wolfe, Light & Wonder senior vice president, president of global systems & service, gaming, added: “Light & Wonder is committed to exceeding player expectations. Enabling new technologies by working with companies like Sightline is a way for us to provide the best possible digital experience and remain one of the industry’s leaders.”

Pennsylvania gaming revenue climbs to $450.2m in October

Pennsylvania’s combined revenue from regulated gaming and fantasy contests reached $450.2m in October. That’s a 5.7 per cent increase compared to October 2021.

Sources of gaming revenue regulated by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board include slot machines, table games, internet gaming, sports wagering, fantasy contests and video gaming terminals (VGTs). Retail slots revenue decreased 2 per cent year-on-year to $199m. Retail table games revenue decreased 10 per cent to $79.8m.

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