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The Pittsburgh Sports Betting Scene Joined By Parx Casino (+ F2P Games)

4th Casino To Enter The Sports Betting Business In Philadelphia.

Parx Casino joined the Pittsburgh sports betting ranks and became the 4th sportsbook to open in Pennsylvania. According to a report from the Philadelphia Inquirer which was confirmed, Parx will start sports betting at its location Bensalem. Plans are also to launch sports betting at its location in South Philadelphia in the near future. Betting operations will start in a temporary lounge setup, featuring 7 windows and a total of 26 self-serving betting kiosks.

Free to Play?

It was announced recently that Parx Casino partnered up with Chalkline Sports for its F2P (free-to-play) sports betting platform. All games can be accessed via smartphone, but are also available on desktop and tablet. The initial set of games will include The Big Game Challenge, where players can pick against live odds for Super Bowl LIII. Additional titles included are Pro Hockey Net 4, College Hoops games, Pro Hoops Daily Pick 5, and more. The free to play sports game platform includes real-time tracking using BettorAnalytics, which allows Parx to understand and also optimize game play activity. Also included in the platform are unique player metrics as well player acquisition source.

The Senior Vice President of Interactive Gaming and Sports, Matthew Cullen stated that Parx Casino hit the ground running and managed to launch the new platform in less than a month. He also noted that the F2P sports games deliver a solid start for the casino’s ambitious plans when it comes to sports betting in 2019. He ended the statement by saying that Parx is confident that the F2P games will delight the customers who are excited to place wagers with the casino.

Besides joining the Pittsburgh sports betting rank and offering the new F2P sports betting platform, Parx Casino also offers online casino games, including a world class assortment of popular slots (with new games being released each month), as well as single or multiplayer table games such as Blackjack, Roulette Royale, Keno, Poker, and more. Players get $5,000 virtual money when they sign up, which allows them to join the action right away.

About Parx Casino

Parx Casino is the number 1 revenue generating casino in Pennsylvania, and as of recently a new addition to the Pittsburgh sports betting scene. The casino features more than 200,000 square feet of gaming, including 148 live table games, 40 poker tables, 3,270 slot machines, live racing and simulcast action, as well as Parx Grill (an upscale restaurant) and XLounge (a luxury casino lounge). The casino underwent a $50 million expansion in January of 2018, which included a live entertainment venue seating 1,500 people, entitled Xcite Center. In addition, the expansion included the Liberty Bell Gastropub, Oliveto, as well as Parx Poker, which is a custom built private poker room. When it comes to Pittsburgh sports betting, Parx Casino is the 4th of its kind to join the action.

Benefits of Free to Play?

Free to Play games are ideal for players who look to improve their games but without risking any money. F2P are also a good way for someone who wants to have a better understanding of a game or plan and test certain strategies in order to improve their playing before putting any money on the line. Last but not least, it’s a good way for people to unwind and simply enjoy a game of poker or blackjack in their spare time.

How to play the games?

The games are available in the app store and can be downloaded for free.

Can the games be played on mobile?

Yes, the game can be played on smartphones, as well as on tablets and desktop.

Do free to play games have less features than real money games?

No. The F2P games are the same as real-money games, with the obvious difference being that they use virtual money.


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