Louisville, Kentucky, headquartered Churchill Downs Incorporated has announced that it is to launch its BetAmerica sports betting and igaming platform in Michigan through a partnership with Hannahville Indian Community.
Plans for BetAmerica, a wholly owned subsidiary of CDI, includes the creation of a retail sportsbook at the Island Resort and Casino property in Harris, Michigan, as well as an online sportsbook and igaming platform becoming available throughout Wolverine State, subject to gaming license and regulatory approvals.
“We are incredibly excited about our new partnership with BetAmerica,” stated Kenneth Meshigaud, Hannahville Indian Community tribal chairperson for the Island Resort and Casino.
“The BetAmerica sportsbook will expand upon our already compelling number of entertainment options, and provides another great reason for people to come and visit us up here on Michigan’s beautiful upper peninsula.”
As a result of the partnership, Michigan residents will be able to visit BetAmerica.com to place online bets on their favorite professional teams as well as wager on collegiate sports and other major sporting events from around the world, subject to gaming license and regulatory approvals.
This latest agreement represents a further expansion for CDI’s BetAmerica sportsbooks, with current availability spread across New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Indiana and Mississippi.
“We are pleased to be able to offer sports fans throughout Michigan our innovative BetAmerica sportsbook and igaming product,” said Bill Mudd, COO of CDI.
“Guests of Island Resort and Casino as well as online players in the Michigan will be able to access sports betting, the best in online casino games and unique promotions through BetAmerica.”