William Hill Announces Sports Book Partnership with Tropicana Evansville

New William Hill Sports Book to Open in September for Football Season

LAS VEGAS (August 21, 2019) – William Hill is launching its 143rd U.S. sports book at Tropicana Evansville, which is owned by Eldorado Resorts, Inc. (NASDAQ: ERI), in September, pending approval by the Indiana Gaming Commission. The sports book, which is a remodel of the current 421 Lounge, is scheduled to open in time for football season and is the first Indiana sports book for William Hill. 

The state-of-the-art sports book will feature a 16’ x 9’ ft. video wall, ten 65-inch viewing monitors, and 12 odds boards which will provide sports fans with comfortable places to watch sports with friends and bet on the games. 

The William Hill Sports Book will integrate 421’s existing bar while reimagining and transforming the lounge to create the ultimate sports betting experience for fans. The book will be located just off the casino floor, steps away from the entrance to the hotel and Downtown Evansville’s only 24-hour restaurant, The DELI.  

"We are excited to continue expanding our relationship with Eldorado Resorts and introducing William Hill to sports fans in Indiana," said David Grolman, President of Retail Operations for William Hill US. "Tropicana Evansville is a great destination, nestled between Nashville, Louisville and St. Louis, and we look forward to serving guests with our 85 years of sports betting experience." 

Glenn Carano, Senior Vice President of Operations, East Region at Eldorado Resorts, Inc. said, "We are delighted to have William Hill as the official sports book operator at Tropicana Evansville. They are a leader in the sports betting industry and bring years of experience with them. We have no doubt that William Hill’s industry-leading wagering menu and technology will enhance the guest experience which is always the priority at all Eldorado Resorts properties across the country."   

The sports book will offer guests and bettors access to William Hill’s mobile app, kiosks, and InPlay wagering menu while they enjoy the casino’s world class restaurants and entertainment.  

William Hill is currently hiring for more than a dozen positions for this location. Interested candidates (must be 21 years of age or older at the time of application) may apply at williamhill.us or email Senior Recruiter Josh Brady at jbrady@williamhill.us.  

About William Hill

William Hill PLC is one of the world's leading betting and gaming companies, employing over 16,000 people. Its origins are in the UK where it was founded in 1934, and where the company is listed on the London Stock Exchange. With headquarters in London and Leeds it has a national presence of licensed betting offices in Great Britain and Northern Ireland and is one of the country’s leading online betting and gaming services. In 2012, it established William Hill US with a focus on retail and mobile operations in Nevada, which is now the largest sports betting business in the USA. William Hill US (www.williamhill.us) currently operates 113 race and sports books in Nevada and the state's leading mobile sports betting app. William Hill is operating in New Jersey at Monmouth Park Racetrack, Ocean Resort Casino, Tropicana Atlantic City, and online with the William Hill New Jersey sports betting app as well as in four casinos in Iowa and in West Virginia at Mountaineer Racetrack. William Hill is a licensed sports betting provider in numerous casinos in Mississippi, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and New Mexico, and serves as the exclusive risk manager for the sports lottery in Delaware.  William Hill has licensed operations in The Bahamas, Italy, Spain and Sweden and serves online customers in the UK, Ireland and throughout the world from its digital hubs in Gibraltar and Malta.  In February 2019 it completed the acquisition of MRG Group acquiring the Mr Green and Redbet brands and with it an expanded pan-European footprint in faster growing online betting and gaming markets. 

About Tropicana Evansville

Tropicana Evansville is a multi-million dollar entertainment complex located on the scenic banks of the Ohio River in southwestern Indiana.  The single-level 24-hour casino encompasses 45,000 square feet of gaming space featuring over 1,100 slot games, over 30 table games, a dedicated Poker Room and a High Limit Room. Accommodations include a 243-room hotel tower and a 95-room boutique hotel. The property showcases four dining options, four bars, conference center, riverfront event center and a 1,660-vehicle attached parking garage. Must be 21. Gambling Problem? Call 1-800-9 WITH IT.

For more information visit www.tropevansville.com 

About Eldorado Resorts, Inc.

Eldorado Resorts is a leading casino entertainment company that owns and operates twenty-six properties in thirteen states, including Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, Ohio, and West Virginia. In aggregate, Eldorado’s properties feature approximately 20,000 team members, 27,500 slot machines and VLTs and 800 table games, and over 12,500 hotel rooms.

Founded in 1973 in Reno, Eldorado has been dedicated to providing exceptional guest service, a dynamic gaming product, award-winning dining, exciting entertainment and premiere accommodations. Our extensive management experience and unwavering commitment to our team members, guests and shareholders have been the primary drivers of our strategic goals and success. We take pride in our reinvestment in our properties and the communities we support along with emphasizing our family-style approach in an effort to build loyalty among our team members and guests. We will continue to focus on the future growth and diversification of our company while maintaining our core values and striving for operational excellence. For more information, please visit www.eldoradoresorts.com.

Media Contacts

William Hill US
Lisa Campos
Public Relations Manager  

Tropicana Evansville
Stacey McNeill
Executive Director of Marketing

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