PITTSBURGH – (BUSINESS WIRE) – For ice hockey fans and sports enthusiasts in Pittsburgh, there is a new high-tech brand in the PPG Paints Arena. The brand new BetRivers Lounge in the PPG Paints Arena will officially open on Saturday April 24th for the game Penguins vs. the New Jersey Devils at 12:30 pm. The lounge is located on the FedEx level, third floor, section 119.
Last fall, Rivers Casino Pittsburgh and BetRivers.com of Rush Street Interactive announced an exclusive deal with the Pittsburgh Penguins to build a sports betting-style lounge in the PPG Paints Arena. The new space has two rows of seating for tickets, a lounge area with club armchairs, a spacious bar top, HD video screens and streaming odds boards. The BetRivers Lounge in the PPG Paints Arena is designed to enhance the gaming experience by integrating BetRivers, the market leading sports betting and popular online casino, into the arena.
Rivers Casino Pittsburgh and BetRivers.com are the “Official Casino” and “Official Sportsbook” of the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Guests 21 and older with BetRivers.com accounts can watch and bet on penguin games and other sporting events in the BetRivers Lounge throughout the PPG Paints Arena, Rivers Casino Pittsburgh and elsewhere in the Commonwealth. All bets are placed on personal mobile devices using the BetRivers Pennsylvania app. While participating, fans can remain engaged throughout the game by betting in-game.
The sports betting-style lounge in the PPG Paints Arena corresponds to the appearance of the popular in-casino sports betting in the Rivers Casino on the north coast and was designed by the same designer. Chicago DMAC architecture.
“The BetRivers Lounge is another investment as part of our Rivers partnership to enhance the fan experience at the PPG Paints Arena,” said David Morehouse, President and CEO of Penguins. “The lounge provides fans with a safe and exciting place to enjoy an innovative and multimedia experience while participating in pen games and other live sporting events all year round.”
“Rivers Casino Pittsburgh is particularly proud of our longstanding relationship with the Penguins and we are delighted that the BetRivers Lounge is now open,” said Bill Keena, General Manager of Rivers Casino Pittsburgh. “The architectural displays are perfectly brought to life and the views of the ice are great.”
“The BetRivers Lounge symbolizes our strong partnership with the Penguins, the five-time Stanley Cup champions, and our commitment to the sport in Pittsburgh in general,” said Mattias Stetz, chief operating officer of Rush Street Interactive, the operator of BetRivers.com. “The new lounge improves the experience of watching live and betting in real time. We pride ourselves on being the exclusive sportsbook for this winning franchise. ”
Rush Street Interactive was the first online gaming company to launch online sports betting in Pennsylvania. It also operates online sports betting in Illinois, New Jersey, Indiana, Virginia, Iowa, Michigan, and Colorado.
RSI is a trusted online gaming and sports entertainment company focused on regulated markets in the United States and Latin America. RSI was an early entrant in many regulated countries through its BetRivers.com and PlaySugarHouse.com brands and currently resides in ten states with real money mobile, online and / or retail stores: Pennsylvania, Illinois, New Jersey, New York, Michigan, Indiana, Virginia, Colorado, Iowa, and West Virginia. RSI is also internationally active and offers its online casino and sports betting on the regulated game market of Colombia on RushBet.co. RSI offers some of the most popular online casino games and sports betting options in the United States through its proprietary online gaming platform. Founded in Chicago in 2012 by gaming industry veterans, RSI was named the 2020 Digital Operator of the Year Global Gaming Awards and the EGR North America Awards 2020 Casino Operator of the Year and Customer Service Operator of the Year. RSI is committed to industry leading responsible gaming practices and is committed to providing our customers with the resources and services they need to play responsibly. More information is available at www.rushstreetinteractive.com.
ACROSS RIVERS CASINO PITTSBURGH
Rivers Casino Pittsburgh is located on the north coast of the Ohio River and offers an action-packed gaming space with slot machines, table games, hybrid playgrounds, a poker room and BetRivers Sportsbook for live sports betting and ads. The casino offers four distinctive restaurants – Martorano’s Prime, FLIPT, Mian, and Wheelhouse Bar & Grill – a multipurpose event center, a riverside ballroom, and free parking. Rivers Casino Pittsburgh is owned and operated by Rush Street Gaming and its affiliates. For the latest information, including new opening hours, visit RiversCasino.com/Pittsburgh.