DraftKings Sportsbook at Golden Nugget Lake Charles is set to be a permanent fixture at the retail property following an agreement between DraftKings and Golden Nugget.
The implementation of the permanent retail spot will offer a premier sports betting experience across more than 12,000 square feet, comprising over 3,200 square feet of LED TV screens, approximately 300 lounge seats, including VIP areas, five ticket cages, 16 video poker machines, three blackjack tables and 30 self-service kiosks.
Gerry Del Prete, Chief Operating Officer of Gaming at Fertitta Entertainment, explained: “Just in time for football season, we look forward to offering our guests the excitement of live games in an immersive audio-visual experience.
“We believe this DraftKings Sportsbook will raise the standards in sports betting and offer an unparalleled entertainment experience.”
Set to open on September 1, the DraftKings Sportsbook will also offer a full-service restaurant named the DraftKings Sportsbook Bar & Grill.
“We are thrilled to be opening our permanent retail DraftKings Sportsbook inside the Golden Nugget Lake Charles,” added Michael Kibort, Senior Director of Retail Sportsbooks at DraftKings. “The massive space, big screen TV’s, odds boards and dining options will bring the DraftKings brand to life in an ideal setting to experience live sports.”
The regular hours of operation for the DraftKings Sportsbook at Golden Nugget Lake Charles will be Monday – Friday from 10am – 11pm and Saturday’s and Sunday’s from 9am – midnight. Customers will be able to place bets at any time on kiosks located throughout the casino floor.