RSI partners with Sportech for sportsbook in Connecticut
The deal follows the launch of the first of 15 PlaySugarHouse retail sportsbooks in the state.
US.- Rush Street Interactive (RSI) has announced a partnership with Sportech in Connecticut. The deal follows the launch of the first of 15 PlaySugarHouse retail sportsbooks in the state.
RSI and the Connecticut Lottery Corporation announced the launch of in-person wagering at Sports Haven in New Haven. Bobby V’s Restaurant and Sports Bar in Stamford and Windsor Locks will be next. The sportsbooks will include wall-to-wall TV monitors, odds boards, betting kiosks, full food and beverage options.
Richard Schwartz, chief executive officer of Rush Street said: “We are thrilled to roll out the PlaySugarHouse retail sportsbooks in the state of Connecticut alongside the Connecticut Lottery and Sportech.
“By combining the Connecticut Lottery’s brand recognition and retail presence throughout Connecticut, Sportech’s easy-to-access venues, and RSI’s market proven products and services, we look forward to delivering convenient and exciting sports betting options to PlaySugarHouse players across the state.”
Ted Taylor, Sportech venues president, added: “Today marks a historic day for sports betting fans in Connecticut as the PlaySugarHouse sportsbook launches. Our Sportech team is delighted to be Connecticut Lottery’s and RSI’s partner for delivering this exciting product here and in all our other locations soon.”
Rob Simmelkjaer, Connecticut Lottery Corporation, board chair, commented: “We also want to acknowledge that this day would not have been possible without the tireless and collaborative work on the part of Governor Lamont, his staff, and our Legislative leaders. Their efforts led to a deal that benefits all of Connecticut.”
On October 19, the Department of Consumer Protection announced the full launch of online sports wagering and online casino gaming after a seven-day soft launch. Thousands of virtual bets were placed on the first full day of sports betting in the state.
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