William Hill Set to Launch Racebook at Casino Miami
Top-rated bookmaker, William Hill is set to launch a racebook at Casino Miami in Florida. The land-based betting venue will be the first to operate in the market and is scheduled to open in December 2019, pending regulatory approvals. Residents in the state will be able to wager pari-mutuel simulcast in a state-of-the-art viewing facility which will feature 10 screens and a 30-foot video wall among other amenities. Read all about it below.
About the Planned Racebook at Casino Miami
William Hill’s racebook is expected to start operating sometime next month, should the sportsbook and casino resort secure approval to launch. William Hill announced it’s partnership with Casino Miami in a statement on Monday.
“Casino Miami is a great location with a modern space where we have created a first-class experience for all racing fans in the area,” said William Hill US CEO, Joe Asher. “We look forward to working with Phil Ruffin and his team to enable our customers to bet on races from across the country.”
The sports betting venue will occupy 2,300 square feet of refurbished space next to the property’s poker room. Bettors will be able to enjoy watching sporting events on ten 50-inch TV screens and a 30ft video wall which will show several tracks simultaneously. This is in addition to the 30 race carrells and a mix of high-top tables with plush chairs.
“William Hill has unparalleled expertise and a rich history in racing. The company has led the industry for decades and together we will bring state-of-the-art technology and innovation to Casino Miami. This new race book will provide us with an incredible amenity for guests and will place us at the forefront of the forthcoming Florida sports betting business,“ enthused Ruffin, the owner of Casino Miami.
The sportsbook will offer wagers on major harness, thoroughbred and Greyhound race tracks as well as local Jai Alai games.
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