William Hill to launch race book in Florida

Pending regulatory approvals, the race book is scheduled to open in December 2019.
Pending regulatory approvals, the race book is scheduled to open in December 2019.

William Hill is ready to launch a race book at Casino Miami, which will become its first operation in Florida.

US.- William Hill US has announced a partnership with Casino Miami to open a William Hill Race Book. This will become the first Florida operation in the 85 years of history of William Hill and positions the company for a future sports betting market in the state.

Pending regulatory approvals, the race book is scheduled to open in December 2019 with a state-of-the-art viewing facility. At its opening, the race book will offer pari-mutuel simulcast wagering. Bettors will be able to watch and wager on major Thoroughbred, Harness, and Greyhound tracks as well as Jai Alai from around the country.

“Casino Miami is a great location with a modern space where we have created a first-class experience for all racing fans in the area,” said Joe Asher, CEO of William Hill US. “We look forward to working with Phil Ruffin and his team to enable our customers to bet on races from across the country.”

Phillip Ruffin, Owner of Casino Miami said: “William Hill has unparalleled expertise and a rich history in racing. The company has led the industry for decades and together we will bring state-of-the-art technology and innovation to Casino Miami. This new race book will provide us with an incredible amenity for guests and will place us at the forefront of the forthcoming Florida sports betting business.”

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