Delaware North is back in West Virginia. The company marked the return of sports wagering through its new Betly website and mobile app, and expected to re-open retail sportsbooks at Mardi Gras Casino & Resort near Charleston and at Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack by September 2.
International Game Technology powers Betly, the mobile app and the sportsbooks, courtesy of a January agreement, according to WTRF. Both website and mobile app have a user-friendly registration process Apple and Android.
“The platform was designed to be flexible and easy to use, with innovative features designed specifically to engage and entertain sports fans,” said Luisa Woods, vice president of marketing for Delaware North’s gaming division.
In the casinos, guests can place bets via Betly, at the sportsbook teller windows or at one of the Betly kiosks.
“We look forward to welcoming guests back to the sportsbooks at both of our West Virginia casinos and want to thank everyone with the West Virginia Lottery for their efforts to help us reopen,” said Kim Florence, a regional vice president for Delaware North and general manager of the Wheeling Island casino.
Sportsbooks operate under Delaware North’s Play IT Safe program of health and safety standards aimed at reducing the spread of Covid-19.