Golden Nugget Casino and DraftKings Inc jointly launched retail sportsbook

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LAKE CHARLES, La (BRPROUD)- The DraftKings Inc, and the Golden Nugget Casino Lake Charles has jointly announced the opening of a retail sportsbook inside the Golden Nugget Casino on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2021 at 2 p.m.

The DraftKings Inc and the Golden Nugget Casino Lake Charles joint opening is on pending licensure and regulatory approvals.

“Since launching daily fantasy sports in Louisiana, we have been eager to introduce our fans here to the DraftKings sportsbook experience, which will provide customers with a new level of engagement with several of America’s most popular leagues overlapping across the NFL, NBA, NHL, and NCAA football,” said Co-founder and President of DraftKings North America, Matt Kalish in the press release.

“Joining forces with Golden Nugget and their renowned casino brand, we look forward to providing the fervent fan base in the Bayou State with a premier retail Sportsbook experience,” he added.

DraftKings sportsbook will be located inside the Golden Nugget Casino near the Blue Martini bar. The space has six ticket cages where customers can engage with employees to place bets. A total of 30 self-service kiosks throughout the casino.   

The press release, also states additional plans are underway for a permanent, 10,000 square foot, DraftKings sportsbook and lounge inside the casino, designed to fit up to 300 seats, odds boards and big screen televisions throughout the space for an optimal viewing experience. The permanent location is expected to open in the Summer of 2022.

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