DraftKings Unveils New Retail Sportsbook in Washington State
New York-listed DraftKings sportsbook has opened two new sportsbooks in Washington state as part of its agreement with the Tulalip Tribes of Washington.
Following an agreement earlier this year, DraftKings sportsbook was launched at Tulalip Resort Casino and Quil Ceda Creek Casino, featuring live in-game sports and multiple betting options, with sporting events shown on two of the largest LED screens in the Northwest.
Randy Johnson, Seattle Mariners great and Baseball Hall of Famer, opened the sportsbook at Tulalip Resort Casino, while Steve Largent, Seattle Seahawks legend and Football Hall of Famer Professional, he opened the sports book at the Quil Ceda Creek Casino. .
"Like all of us at Tulalip Resort Casino and Quil Ceda Creek Casino, the DraftKings team strives for excellence and intends to provide an unparalleled experience for local sports fans," said Brandon Jones, Supervisor of DraftKings Sportsbook at Tulalip Resort Casino. "These new retail sportsbooks will take our current world-class gaming experience to a whole new level, and we're excited to bring our visitors these additions to each property, starting today."
DraftKings Senior Director of Sportsbook Retail Operations Michael Kibort commented, “Tulalip Resort Casino and Quil Ceda Creek Casino are premier entertainment destinations in the Pacific Northwest. Our new DraftKings sportsbooks in each location will offer an unparalleled personal gaming experience to local sports fans and vacationers alike."
Tulalip Resort Casino sports betting customers can watch up to 10 sporting events on an 800+ square foot LED TV screen while placing bets at 20 kiosks and four over-the-counter ticket booths. An additional 10 sports betting kiosks are dotted around the Tulalip Resort Casino gaming grounds.
The Quil Ceda Creek Casino sportsbook features 20 sportsbook kiosks and three over-the-counter booths located in the games room and The Stage, Quil Ceda Casino's nightclub and entertainment center.
Shares of DraftKings Inc (NASDAQ:DKNG) closed down 6.82 percent at 15.58 a share in New York on Thursday.