Snoqualmie Casino launches sports betting application
After becoming the first place in Washington to allow legal sports betting last September, Snoqualmie Casino launched mobile sports betting in its casino.
The Snoqualmie Casino Sports mobile app, available on iOS and Android, allows registered sports bettors to place bets from their mobile device while being within a geographically fenced perimeter of Snoqualmie Casino property.
“We are thrilled to be the first casino to introduce the convenience of mobile sports betting,” said Standard Le, CEO and President of the casino. “Whether it’s in their favorite restaurant or in their slot machine, [visitors] can bet without ever standing in line.
Once the app is downloaded, bettors must activate and fund their sports betting account at the casino before placing their first bet. The app also includes bet lines for all available bets, bet coupons, promotions and account information. It also allows betting in the game.
Last summer, Snoqualmie Casino and eight other tribal casinos were given permission to begin sports betting when the Federal Bureau of Indian Affairs approved amendments to the tribal gambling pact with the state.
Shortly after the Compact Amendment, the Snoqualmie tribe signed an agreement with International Game Technology to manage sports betting at its casinos.
Washington’s sports betting law, passed in 2020, allows betting on professional, college, international, and Olympic sports, as well as e-sports. Betting is not allowed in minor leagues, high schools or youth sports. The law follows a ruling in a 2018 Federal Supreme Court case that struck down a law banning betting only in specific places, such as Las Vegas.