Elys gears up for Grand Central’s H Street Sportsbook launch in Washington DC

March 20, 2024
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The grand opening takes place on Thursday morning.

Elys BMG Group will kick off the grand opening of its Grand Central H-Street Sportsbook in Washington DC on March 21. As part of the celebration, the location will host a grand opening event starting at 10AM.

There will be an invitational event for government officials and media, followed by a general opening of betting windows and kiosks that will begin at 11:30AM.

Elys has partnered with Grand Central on two Washington DC sportsbook projects. This marks the third independently owned sportsbook that Elys has opened within the DC area.

Grand Central owner Brian Vasile commented, “Grand Central is proud to partner with Elys on our second location together.

“We are grateful to the OLG, District Council, and Mayor’s Office for their visionary leadership in creating room for small businesses to thrive in the dynamic sports betting market.”

Sports fans can now enjoy fresh desserts by Tissy Sweets Bakery & Café, along with non-alcoholic beverages and assorted snacks, as well as access to Grand Central’s sportsbook.

Company CEO Mike Ciavarella expressed his excitement for the destination’s opening by saying, “We are excited to extend our collaboration with Grand Central to launch their second joint venture site. This is more than just a business expansion; it’s a testament to our commitment to providing exceptional services and creating unforgettable experiences for our patrons and partners.

“We are eager to immerse ourselves in the rich tapestry of the DC community and to have a positive impact on the evolution of the District’s sports betting landscape while fostering initiatives of small and local business builders like Brian.”


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