he fastest sport in the world is now played in a new and electrifying head to head format (H2H) and only Rush Street InteractiveOnline sports betting offers bets on it. Rush Street Interactive, a Chicago-based gaming and betting company that operates the BetRivers, PlaySugarhouse, and RushBet sports betting brands, has been named the Exclusive official sports betting partner of Magic City Jai-Alai.
Magic City Jai-Alai, which has hosted more than 4,000 games since opening in 2018 under regulatory oversight by the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR).
As part of this collaboration, BetRivers is now exclusively licensed to use official league data and Magic City Jai-Alai streaming streams for bettors to watch and bet during matches live in real time.
With the recent launch of Jai-Alai betting on RSI’s BetRivers platform in Illinois and Iowa, punters from these states became the first in the country to be able to legally bet online on the super-fast action, with other markets to add in the future.
Richard Schwartz, CEO of RSI, said: “The league’s commitment to integrity and fair play impressed us from the start. Ultimately, RSI wants to provide our players with engaging, high integrity betting content and we are delighted that the Magic City league is able to achieve both of these goals.
Schwartz, added, “RSI is delighted to partner with Magic City Jai-Alai to launch this fast-paced new game format for Jai-Alai, a sport that has long been a betting favorite and has a rich history in Florida dating back to to the 1930s. As a result of these modern H2H matches transitioning from the traditional pari-mutuel style of play to an all-new fixed odds betting format where every point loaded with action counts, customers can bet directly on them. head-to-head, set-by-set or even point-to-point matches as in the popular betting sports of tennis and table tennis. Jai-Alai is the fastest sport in the world, with ball speeds exceeding 150 mph, and with this electrifying new format, we are truly thrilled to offer bettors a unique way to watch real-time and bet live on a sport we know they are going. love.”
Scott Savin, Magic City COO, commented, “By working closely with the RSI team, we are delighted to release a new take on an old favorite and offer fans exciting and different ways to engage with Jai-Alai while modernizing sport for a whole new digital betting audience. One, we made it our mission to create an innovative and modern league where the integrity of the game and its athletes have been our goal to earn and retain the trust of our bettors. “
With BetRivers offering new exposure to Jai-Alai via its sportsbooks in Illinois and Iowa and other states on the horizon, Savin says he expects the sport to experience a “resurgence. major ”.