United Center Announces Plan to Build New Sportsbook in Partnership With FanDuel

Chicago Bulls and Blackhawks fans will soon be able to experience the game in a whole new way.

The United Center officially announced plans to build a state-of-the-art sportsbook lounge inside the arena in a partnership with FanDuel Group. According to the release shared on Monday, the two-story space will be “unlike any Sportsbook in North America” and be located adjacent to the famous United Center atrium.

To be clear, the project must still await approval by the Illinois Gaming Board before becoming fully operational. The announcement noted that, for now, they will begin to build a non-wagering and FanDuel-branded space where fans can simply take in live sporting events.

The United Center joins Wrigley Field in announcing plans to build a sportsbook at their respective venue, giving Chicago two brand new facilities to bet and view the action.

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