Penn Nationwide Gaming launches Barstool Sportsbook on-line in Indiana
Penn National Gaming has received approval to launch its Barstool Sportsbook in the Indiana regulated online gaming market.
The Barstool app is expected to be released Tuesday lunchtime in Indiana and complements the existing online activities in Pennsylvania, Michigan and Illinois.
“We’re excited to launch our online bar stool sportsbook in Indiana as the NBA’s new playoff format begins,” said Jay Snowden, President and CEO of Penn National.
“Our retail barstool sportsbook at Ameristar Casino East Chicago and Hollywood Casino Lawrenceburg have been very well received by our customers since they opened last December. Now, Hoosiers from across the state can join Dave Portnoy, Dan ‘Big Cat’ Katz, get in touch and all Barstool personalities via the Barstool Sportsbook app. “
Launched ahead of the upcoming NBA Playoffs and Indianapolis 500, Barstool is the fourth online brand to be launched under license from Penn National in Indiana after DraftKings and theScore Bet (Ameristar II) and PointsBet (Hollywood Lawrenceburg).
“As the only game operator with a fully integrated sports media and entertainment partner, we have a unique opportunity to attract new and existing Penn National customers to our retail and interactive games, sports betting and entertainment offerings. Date in Illinois, Michigan, and Pennsylvania, “Snowden continued.
“Our launch in Indiana is another important step in our company’s development into the leading omni-channel gaming provider. We are committed to capitalizing on the momentum of the Barstool Sportsbook app with the additional launches planned for 2021.”
Shares in Penn National Gaming Inc (NSQ: PENN) closed in New York on Friday, 6.19 percent higher at $ 80.80 per share.