Louisiana’s Coushatta Casino Resort partners with IGT

July 2, 2021
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Coushatta Casino Resort in Kinder, Louisiana has partnered with International Game Technology to power sports betting.

The agreement comes a week after Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards signed sports betting into law. Coushatta Casino Resort is one of 20 casinos and racinos eligible for a sports betting license.

IGT will provide the casino its PlaySports turnkey solution. IGT’s B2B sports betting platform is entering its 17th state.

“Coushatta Casino Resort is Louisiana's largest casino resort and represents another significant milestone for IGT as we continue to drive our U.S. sports betting momentum,” said Enrico Drago, IGT PlayDigital Senior Vice President. “We look forward to helping the casino establish a best-in-class sports betting program, leveraging IGT's proven technology and services to expand gaming experiences for its patrons.”

Located in the southwest region of the state, Coushatta Casino Resort features a 100,000 square-foot casino floor with more than 2,000 slots and 65 table games.

The casino is owned and operated by the Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana, which has a population of approximately 900 members.

"We're very excited to be one of the first casinos in Louisiana to secure a sports betting agreement, allowing us to offer our patrons new types of gaming experiences backed by IGT's reliable sports betting solution," said Jonathan Cernek, Chairman of the Coushatta Tribe. "IGT's bundled solution, consisting of its leading sports betting platform and products will allow us to quickly and easily deploy an exceptional localized sports betting program."

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