Press release

PointsBet Announces Partnership with Catfish Bend Casino Ahead of Iowa Sports Betting Legalization

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Top-tier sportsbook operator PointsBet
today announced that it has entered a multi-year partnership with Catfish
Bend Casino
, one of Iowa’s leading casino, entertainment, and hotel

The partnership will include the launch of both premium retail and
mobile sportsbook operations in Iowa, following proper licensing
afforded by the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission. PointsBet and Catfish
Bend Casino will work in tandem to build out a multi-faceted sports
entertainment venue centrally located on the Catfish Bend property,
including a sports bar, multi-screen video and odds display wall, and
additional casino gaming options. The unique non-smoking venue will also
welcome sports bettors and fans alike to participate in unparalleled
viewing parties during major sporting events.

“PointsBet is thrilled to announce this partnership, enabling us to
create a first-class sportsbook for Iowa’s sports bettors at one of the
best casino resorts in the Midwest,” commented Johnny Aitken,
PointsBet’s U.S. CEO. “Catfish Bend Casino’s executives – Gary Hoyer and
Rob Higgins – are two of the most progressive and forward-thinking
operators in the industry. We knew they were the perfect match for
PointsBet’s long-term vision of gaming in the U.S. from day one.”

PointsBet will bring its best-in-market proprietary technology,
modernized and premium brand mentality, expert trading practices, and
proven growth marketing strategies to Iowa’s emerging sports betting

“We couldn’t imagine a better sportsbook to bring to Catfish Bend Casino
and the state of Iowa,” said Gary Hoyer, CEO of Great River
Entertainment, the parent company of Catfish Bend Casino. “The potential
legalization of sports betting in Iowa opens an exciting new opportunity
for recreational and avid players, and PointsBet’s unmatched dedication
to bettors makes them the ideal partner for our brand and go-to-market

In January, PointsBet announced the launch of its eagerly
anticipated sportsbook
in New Jersey, building on its reputation as
the fastest growing betting company in Australia. Along with the launch,
the company delivered its U.S. sports expertise, high-tech app, and
incomparable product to industry-wide early adoption. To learn more,
please visit

About PointsBet

PointsBet is a U.S. sportsbook originally founded in Australia. The
company is a cutting-edge sportsbook operator that prides itself on
having the quickest and easiest-to-use app (iOS and Android), and
providing the best experience for sports bettors. PointsBet offers the
most bet types on all four major U.S. sports leagues (NFL, NBA, MLB,
NHL) and PointsBetting in the world, including up to 1,000 bet types per
NBA game. For more information on PointsBet, PointsBetting and how to
sign up, visit
To learn more about partnerships and company happenings, please visit

About Catfish Bend Casino

Catfish Bend Casino entertains casino players from across the Midwest
offering over 600 state-of-the-art slot machines, fast-paced table games
including Craps, BlackJack, iRoulette, a live Poker Room and exciting,
engaging promotions. Current casino offers and hotel booking information
is available at