Rush Street Interactive, a leading online casino and sports betting company in the United States,t has been selected by the Delaware State Lottery as its vendor for the state’s online gaming business.
RSI will provide state-of-the-art online gaming in Delaware for an initial term of 5 years, renewable for additional one-year terms for an additional five years pending regulatory approvals.
“We are honored to be selected by the Delaware State Lottery selection committee to provide online gaming operations in the First State,” said Richard Schwartz, CEO of RSI. “This partnership is yet another significant milestone for RSI, as the confidence of a state-backed organization, such as the Delaware Lottery, further validates the trust that lottery officials have in our award-winning online platform and customer service. Building on our proven track record of success in the tri-state area of Delaware, Pennsylvania and New Jersey, where RSI was an early entrant in the first online market in the U.S., we are honored to collaborate with the Delaware Lottery team and the state’s three casinos to offer consumers who are geo-located in Delaware with safe, convenient, and innovative online gaming experiences.”
“Rush Street Interactive has established itself as a leading innovator in the industry, and is a respected iGaming and sports betting company,” said Helene Keeley, Director of the Delaware Lottery. “We are impressed not only with RSI’s successes in other jurisdictions, including neighboring New Jersey and Pennsylvania, but also its strong commitment to responsible gambling practices.”
RSI, a top five online gaming provider, is currently live in 15 states and the regulated international markets of the Canadian province of Ontario, Colombia and Mexico.
“We look forward to working with the well-respected RSI team,” Ms. Keeley continued. “We reviewed proposed bids from other online gaming companies and suppliers, and the combination of experience and commitment to quality products, customer service, and responsible gaming is why we selected RSI. We’re delighted to begin this partnership and have no doubt that Delawareans and the customers of Delaware’s three casinos will be thrilled with RSI’s exciting library of offerings and industry-leading customer service.”
Mr. Schwartz concluded, “RSI continues to demonstrate itself as a leader in the industry as more and more states across the country welcome online gaming. With our proven and trusted operations, in-house technology, and platform, we are proud to deliver robust value and results to forward-thinking government entities or businesses. RSI is devoted to make thoughtful strides in our expansion and in the successful execution of our approach to delivering best-in-class products and services to our customers.”
Delaware became the first US state to implement comprehensive intrastate iGaming including poker, slots and bingo when the General Assembly passed the Delaware Gaming Competitiveness Act of 2012 in June 2012.