DraftKings and Tulalip Tribes agree sportsbook deal
DraftKings and the Tulalip Tribes of Washington today announced an exclusive market access partnership that will bring the DraftKings retail sportsbook experience to the state of Washington.
Plans are underway to open DraftKings retail sportsbook locations at Tulalip Resort Casino and Quil Ceda Creek Casino, both located just 30-minutes north of Seattle in Tulalip, WA. Initial design plans for the DraftKings Sportsbook at Tulalip Resort Casino, pending licensure and regulatory approvals, will feature a 5,000 square-foot space with a 50-foot video wall and more than two dozen kiosks and eight ticket windows.
The design of the DraftKings Sportsbook at Quil Ceda Creek Casino is still early in the planning phase but is expected to feature state of the art technology and share the same world-class betting experience found across all DraftKings branded retail sportsbooks.
“As we get ready to open our sportsbooks, we are excited to announce our exclusive partnership with the best in the business, DraftKings,” said Teri Gobin, Chairwoman, Tulalip Tribes. “We’re ready to take our gaming experience to the next level. Like Tulalip, DraftKings is committed to excellence and, together, we’re going to give sports fans a one-of-a-kind experience. We can’t wait for our customers to share our journey as we build the newest addition to our entertainment destinations.”
Once operational, Washington will mark the 19th state in which DraftKings is live with its Sportsbook product.
“Today marks an exciting day for DraftKings as we are set to expand our sports betting footprint to the great Pacific Northwest,” said Michael Kibort, Sr. Director, Retail Sportsbooks at DraftKings. “In collaboration with the Tulalip Tribes of Washington, we look forward to bringing the very best in real-money gaming experiences to a state with a passionate fanbase spanning major professional sports leagues.”