Parx Casino Owner Seeks Permission for Sportsbook at Valley Forge Turf Club
The proprietor of Parx Casino in Bensalem, Pennsylvania is looking for authorization to change over the Valley Forge Turf Club into a satellite wagering office
Greenwood Gaming and Entertainment Inc., recorded before the end of last week a request of with the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board to open a physical sportsbook at its Valley Forge Turf Club property, situated in Oaks, simply off U.S. 422 and a short drive from Philadelphia.
Greenwood is additionally the proprietor of Parx Casino in Bensalem, which ran live with games wagering toward the beginning of January, and of South Philadelphia Turf Club, which opened a satellite sportsbook in mid-January. The organization’s two operational wagering offices and the one yet to be opened at the Valley Forge Turf Club are generally going after an offer of the rewarding betting business sector in the Philadelphia area.
It is as yet indistinct when Greenwood will most likely open its third games betting area. In its documenting with Pennsylvania’s betting controller, the organization said that the Valley Forge Turf Club is “in a perfect world suited” to bettors and voyagers since it is situated close key areas, for example, Valley Forge National Park and the King of Prussia Mall, and key Philadelphia rural areas.
The Valley Forge Turf Club opened entryways in the mid-1990s as a steed wagering and simulcast activity. With the expansion of a sportsbook, Greenwood is hoping to help movement at the property as the notoriety of steed dashing has declined as of late.
The Valley Forge Turf Casino is authorized by the Pennsylvania Horse Racing Commission, which implies that Greenwood will likewise require authorization from that controller so as to almost certainly continue with its games wagering plan for the property.
Sports Betting in Pennsylvania
Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course was the primary betting activity to convey lawful games wagering to Pennsylvania. The property’s William Hill-fueled sportsbook went live in mid-November 2018. Two additional games wagering offices were propelled before the finish of 2018, with those being Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh and SugarHouse Casino in Philadelphia.