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BetAmerica to enter sports betting and iGaming market in Michigan

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TwinSpires Staff

July 30th, 2020

Churchill Downs Incorporated has announced that it will launch its BetAmerica sports betting and iGaming platform in Michigan through a partnership with Hannahville Indian Community.

Plans include the opening of a retail BetAmerica sportsbook at Island Resort & Casino in Harris, Michigan and the BetAmerica online sportsbook and iGaming platform throughout the state of Michigan, subject to gaming license and regulatory approvals.  

“We are pleased to be able to offer sports fans throughout Michigan our innovative BetAmerica sportsbook and iGaming product,” said Bill Mudd, COO of CDI. “Guests of Island Resort & Casino, as well as online players in Michigan, will be able to access sports betting, the best in online casino games, and unique promotions through BetAmerica.”

“We are incredibly excited about our new partnership with BetAmerica,” said Kenneth Meshigaud, Hannahville Indian Community Tribal Chairperson for the Island Resort & Casino. “The BetAmerica sportsbook will expand upon our already compelling number of entertainment options and provides another great reason for people to come and visit us up here on Michigan’s beautiful Upper Peninsula.”

Michigan residents will be able to visit to place online bets on their favorite professional teams, as well as wager on collegiate sports and other major sporting events from around the world, subject to gaming license and regulatory approvals. 

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