Twin River Worldwide Holdings to become Bally’s Corporation
PROVIDENCE, RI – Twin River Worldwide Holdings, owners of Dover Downs Hotel and Casino, announced that, effective November 9, 2020, it will change its name to Bally’s Corporation. Reflecting this change, Bally’s common stock will commence trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the new ticker symbol “BALY” when trading opens on November 9, 2020.
Soo Kim, Chairman of Bally’s Board of Directors said in a statement, “The Bally’s brand embodies a rich history in American gaming and entertainment, aligns perfectly with our current and future growth strategy, and is ripe with untapped innovation potential to help us launch future entertainment services. We thank Caesars Entertainment for entrusting us with one of the industry’s most iconic brands.”
Over the coming months, Bally will continue to implement a unified branding initiative, which complements the considerable geographic growth and operational improvements that Bally has achieved this past year. As a result of its disciplined portfolio diversification strategy, once all pending transactions are closed, Bally will operate 14 casinos, a racetrack and 13 OTBs across ten states. Bally’s rapidly growing footprint will allow it to serve over 80 million customers that reside within the markets of its 14 premier casinos. In addition, the customers in Bally’s database will increase to approximately 14 million players. After the closing of all announced acquisitions, the company will have approximately 16,000 slot machines or VLTs, approximately 550 table games and over 3,900 hotel rooms.
George Papanier, President and Chief Executive Officer, commented, “This is an exciting and transformative moment for our company as we unite the high-quality customer offerings that span our increasingly national footprint under a singular preeminent brand. The Bally’s brand is core to our drive to become the first omni-channel gaming company to seamlessly integrate and operate physical casinos with digital solutions. We remain committed to employing our disciplined acquisition strategy, and leveraging regulatory incumbency as well as our retail customer database, to take advantage of the incredible growth potential that an online future offers.”