LAS VEGAS, June 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cantor Gaming®, a leading race and sports book operator in Nevada, and Silverton Casino Hotel, announced today that they have reached a long-term agreement for Cantor Gaming to build and operate a race and sports book at the Silverton Casino Hotel, which will include Cantor Gaming's mobile gaming offering.
Under the terms of the agreement, Cantor Gaming will build a race and sports book that offers sports wagering fans a sleek and sophisticated wagering environment that includes the very latest in technological advancements and convenience, such as Cantor Gaming's mobile sports wagering, and its proprietary wireless gaming system which will be available across the entire resort area, including hotel rooms. Construction of the new race and sports book is targeted for completion by the third quarter of 2012.
Lee M. Amaitis, President and Chief Executive Officer of Cantor Gaming, said: "I am excited to announce our strategic partnership with Silverton Casino Hotel. We look forward to building a premier race and sports book, introducing the latest in mobile gaming technology and offering an exceptional gaming experience to its guests and customers."
Craig Cavileer, President of Silverton Casino Hotel, said: "Silverton Casino Hotel prides itself on offering our guests a quality gaming experience with a broad selection of entertainment options. By partnering with Cantor Gaming to build a sleek race and sports book that incorporates leading technology, style and service, we are bringing to our guests an enhanced gaming experience."
About Cantor Gaming
At Cantor Gaming, we have built upon Cantor Fitzgerald's legacy of integrity and excellence and its unmatched financial technology to create an innovative and unique gaming system that we believe is revolutionizing the gaming experience in Las Vegas. Cantor Gaming is the first company licensed by the Nevada Gaming Commission to manufacture, distribute and operate a mobile gaming system in the state. We operate race and sports books across seven Las Vegas resorts, providing our patrons with an array of over the counter and account-based race and sports wagering at betting carrels and on mobile phones and tablets, as well as casino-style mobile gaming. Cantor Gaming offers casinos the convenience of complete mobile gaming and race and sports book solutions, including proprietary wireless gaming and sports book system, full back-office infrastructure and a portfolio of casino games and wagering products. We are passionate about applying technology to transform gaming and we are continuously using innovations in the operation of our race and sports books, and enhancing our products and technology, to offer customers a unique and memorable gaming experience.
Cantor Gaming is an affiliate of the global financial services firm Cantor Fitzgerald, which has over 65 years experience and unparalleled expertise of highly secure, real-time financial transaction processing, management, and execution. Known globally for superior financial technology and real-time and secure execution of financial transactions, Cantor's clients include the world's leading banks and trading firms. Cantor's technology drives over $500 billion in transactions for the world's capital markets every day.
About Silverton Casino Hotel
Silverton Casino Hotel offers 300 deluxe rooms and suites and world-class amenities all located within an upscale, contemporary luxury lodge-themed resort. Silverton Casino Hotel is home to a variety of restaurants and dining options, including the Seasons Buffet, the 24-hour Sundance Grill, Shady Grove Lounge, Twin Creeks Steakhouse and Mexican-inspired Mi Casa Grill Cantina. In addition to the 165,000-square-foot Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World, Silverton offers 90,000 square feet of gaming with over 2,000 slot machines and 30 table games, and the Mermaid Restaurant & Lounge. The property features a 117,000-gallon saltwater aquarium with more than 4,000 sharks, stingrays and tropical fish, which was voted "Best Free Attraction" in the Best of Citysearchâ 2008 awards. Silverton Casino is located at I-15 and Blue Diamond. For more information, please call 702-263-7777 or visit www.silvertoncasino.com
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