Clicky

BetAmerica Online Sportsbook Goes Live in Pennsylvania - PennsylvaniaCasinos.com News : PennsylvaniaCasinos.com News
cdi-betamerica-sportsbook
Published on
Update on

Following a massively successful three-day soft launch period, Churchill Downs Inc.’s BetAmerica online sportsbook officially made its debut in the Keystone State’s lucrative and rapidly growing sports betting market. The sportsbook went live last Wednesday and is now the eighth online sportsbook operator in the state.

While this is the first time BetAmerica is venturing into the state’s online gaming space, it is already a dominant player in the retail sports betting space. In August, the gaming operator launched its BetAmerica-branded sportsbook at the Presque Isle Downs & Casino in Erie.  This move gave it deep insight into the dynamics of the state’s sports betting industry. Naturally, this knowledge and experience came in handy as the company navigates Pennsylvania’s competitive online sports betting market.

Market-Leading Products

The operator’s retail sportsbook has made tremendous strides in the space thanks to their dedication to delivering market-leading products and promotions. These have been welcomed quite well by Pennsylvanian bettors and the company plans to make online betting just as good. For instance, the online sportsbook will include several amazing features such as super odd boosts, in-game betting, and speedy cashouts.

Sports bettors in the state will be able to place online bets on a wide range of global sporting events and activities. These will include both professional and collegiate sports as well as both local and international sporting events.

“We’re thrilled to offer the market-leading products and promotions that have proven popular with our players at Presque Isle Downs & Casino to sports bettors all across Pennsylvania, BetAmerica President Ian Williams commented.

As it stands, the company has not released mobile versions of the BetAmerica online sportsbook. Fortunately, a representative of the company has confirmed that the apps have already been developed and should be available to the customers in just a couple of weeks. All that remains is regulatory approval from the state’s gambling regulator.

The State of Sports Betting in Pennsylvania

In the first year of online gambling in the Keystone State, a whopping $1.1 billion has been wagered in the activities. Out of that, over $25 million in state tax revenue has been generated. This is a clear indication of why Pennsylvania is such a lucrative venture for many gaming companies. In fact, in addition to having one of the biggest populations in the United States, it also happens to be the third-largest sports betting market in the country. If it continues on the same path, it might even surpass Nevada and New Jersey to become the leading market.

This might happen sooner than imagined. In November, the state’s sports betting handle grew beyond $300 million for the first time. Thanks to the increase in mobile and online gaming offering this stellar performance was made possible. It is just the beginning though.

Latest Headlines

Online Gambling Continues to Thrive in Pennsylvania

In 2021, Pennsylvania once again proved that it has one of the most vibrant gambling markets in the United States. Despite all the setbacks that arose as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the sector managed to weather the storm well. Recent revenue reports from the state gaming regulator have affirmed that the gambling sector […]

Live! Casino Pittsburgh to Undergo Expansion

It has been a little over a year since Live! Casino Pittsburgh began operating in the Keystone State. After establishing itself in the state, the operator is now looking to do even better through some upgrades. The expansion plans for the Westmoreland property will encompass a variety of new offerings to the facility thus pushing […]

22 December Opening Date Set for Hollywood Casino Morgantown

The Keystone State’s gambling sector will this month add one more casino to its list of operators. Penn National Gaming, Inc.’s highly anticipated casino in Morgantown will finally open its doors to the public on Wednesday, December 22. The launch of the Category 4 Satellite Casino or mini-casino is still pending regulatory approvals but there […]

Pennsylvania Sets Record Commercial Gambling Revenue

The month of October was yet another great month for gaming in the Keystone State. According to the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Boards’ (PGCB) latest press release, the commercial gambling sector in the state brought in a whopping $425,916,762 in October 2021. This is now the highest amount the state brought since July 2021. It also […]

Philadelphia 76ers Ink Multi-Year Partnership with Betway

The Philadelphia 76ers have recently announced a lucrative multi-year partnership with Betway, a global online sports betting brand owned by Guernsey-based Super Group. Betway is now the official betting partner of the NBA team and they are both about to reap huge benefits from the agreement. To begin with, this is a wonderful opportunity for […]

Similar Stories in Gambling

Pennsylvania Sets Record Commercial Gambling Revenue

The month of October was yet another great month for gaming in the Keystone State. According to the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Boards’ (PGCB) latest press release, the commercial gambling sector in the state brought in a whopping $425,916,762 in October 2021. This is now the highest amount the state brought since July 2021. It also […]

Philadelphia 76ers Ink Multi-Year Partnership with Betway

The Philadelphia 76ers have recently announced a lucrative multi-year partnership with Betway, a global online sports betting brand owned by Guernsey-based Super Group. Betway is now the official betting partner of the NBA team and they are both about to reap huge benefits from the agreement. To begin with, this is a wonderful opportunity for […]

PGCB Reports Total Gaming Revenue for September

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) has recently released the revenue figures for the state’s gambling industry in September. Unsurprisingly, the sector is still soaring as it continues to recover from the ravaging impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the gaming regulator’s press release, the total revenue for gaming and fantasy sports was a […]

MaximBet to Expand Operations in Pennsylvania

Renowned online sports betting operator MaximBet has recently announced that it has secured market access in Pennsylvania and Ohio. This is a huge leap forward for the company as it continues to pursue its very ambitious growth plans across North America. It will be making its debut in the two markets through market deals which […]