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September 24, 2021

The name change is still subject to state approvals

Illinois Casino Queen to rebrand as "DraftKings at Casino Queen"

Illinois Casino Queen to rebrand as
The deal, which marks the first casino in the U.S. to carry the DraftKings’ name, is still subject to approvals by Illinois regulators. It marks
United States | 07/24/2020

DraftKings announces the rebranding of East St. Louis hotel and casino Casino Queen, which will now be known as DraftKings at Casino Queen.

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he rebranding, which is subject to approval, includes Casino Queen’s physical location in East St. Louis following the introduction of its sportsbook app and retail presence to Illinois

“We are excited to be working with Casino Queen to bring our premier sports betting experience to the state and its sports fans,” said Ezra Kucharz, DraftKings Chief Business Officer. “Through this collaboration, we have the opportunity to change how fans engage with the sports they love, while becoming a part of the fabric of Illinois’ rich sports culture.”

“Casino Queen is thrilled to welcome DraftKings to Illinois, the St. Louis area, and our family. We believe this collaboration will enhance the Casino Queen iconic brand while introducing the sports betting industry leader to our state. Customers will consider only one choice for gaming and sports betting; DraftKings at Casino Queen,” noted Terry Downey, President DraftKings at Casino Queen.

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