TORONTO and MT. POCONO, Pennsylvania, August 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --
The Stars Group (Nasdaq: TSG) (TSE: TSGI) and Mount Airy Casino Resort today announced a partnership to enter Pennsylvania's online sports wagering and gaming market.
Under the partnership, The Stars Group will provide customers in Pennsylvania an all-inclusive, engaging experience by offering its popular poker, casino (including slots and tables) and sports wagering products. The Stars Group and Mount Airy Casino Resort intend to launch the offerings following applicable licensing by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board.
"We're excited to take this next step as The Stars Group looks to broaden its presence in the United States," said Matt Primeaux, SVP Strategy & Operations, USA at The Stars Group. "In partnership with Mount Airy Casino Resort, we believe we're well positioned to capitalize on opportunities in the Commonwealth by bringing our world leading offerings to Pennsylvania players."
"As one of Pennsylvania's leaders in entertainment, offering internet sports wagering and gaming and partnering with The Stars Group is the obvious next step for us to continue diversifying our casino offerings," said Vincent Jordan, Vice President of Marketing & Gaming Operations, Mount Airy Casino Resort. "Introducing internet gaming through The Stars Group will provide compelling opportunities for our customers, particularly our younger customers, who are ready to experience the next gaming challenge."
The Stars Group intends to utilize its existing and proprietary technology and player account management platform for its offerings in Pennsylvania, providing customers with a single account, common wallet, various online and mobile depositing and withdrawal options, and a seamless offering of betting and gaming options.
The announcement follows The Stars Group and Resorts Casino Hotel's recent extension of their existing partnership in the New Jersey regulated online gaming market to include online and mobile sports wagering through The Stars Group's BetStars brand alongside the already existing online poker and casino offering available through PokerStarsNJ and PokerStarsCasinoNJ.
About The Stars Group
The Stars Group is a provider of technology-based product offerings in the global gaming and interactive entertainment industries. Its brands have millions of registered customers globally and collectively are leaders in online and mobile betting, poker, casino and other gaming-related offerings. The Stars Group owns or licenses gaming and related consumer businesses and brands, including PokerStars, PokerStars Casino, BetStars, Full Tilt, Sky Bet, Sky Vegas, Sky Casino, Sky Bingo, and Sky Poker, as well as live poker tour and event brands, including the PokerStars Players No Limit Hold'em Championship, European Poker Tour, PokerStars Caribbean Adventure, Latin American Poker Tour, Asia Pacific Poker Tour, PokerStars Festival and PokerStars MEGASTACK. The Stars Group is one of the world's most licensed online gaming operators with its subsidiaries collectively holding licenses or approvals in 19 jurisdictions throughout the world, including in Europe, Australia, and the Americas. The Stars Group's vision is to become the world's favorite iGaming destination and its mission is to provide its customers with winning moments.
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About Mount Airy Casino Resort
Mount Airy Casino Resort - Pennsylvania's first AAA Four Diamond-rated casino, boasts the ultimate gaming experience with over 1,800 slot machines and 80 table games against the backdrop of Pennsylvania's picturesque Pocono Mountains. Luxury hotel rooms and suites serve every need while guests discover a variety of signature restaurant options, including the recently opened Guy Fieri's Mt. Pocono Kitchen and Bistecca by Il Mulino. This all-encompassing, full service resort destination for outdoor enthusiasts and gaming enthusiasts alike features an award- winning, lakefront 18-hole golf course; a 16,000-square foot spa, salon and exercise facility; a $5 million, luxury, indoor/outdoor pool and entertainment complex - aptly called Get Wet; an outdoor summer stage that hosts summer concert series; headline entertainment at Gypsies Nightclub and bar; banquet and conference center. Mount Airy Casino Resort, located in Mount Pocono, Pa., is less than 90 minutes from Philadelphia, New York City and northern New Jersey. For reservations, call 1-877-682-4791 or visit http://www.mountairycasino.com.