Barstool Sportsbook & Casino Back Online With New Upgrades

Written By Nicholaus Garcia on July 14, 2023
Basrstool App Is Back Online After Upgrade

Penn Entertainment announced it had completed updates to its Barstool Sportsbook & Casino app, which has been offline since last Friday. 

The company said the sportsbook will feature several new updates, including faster load times for deposits and withdrawals and more player props. 

Barstool Sportsbook & Casino returns

According to a news release, the company said the new and improved Barstool Sportsbook and Casino app completed its full-scale migration to its online tech platform Penn Interactive. 

In a statement, Jay Snowden, CEO and President of PENN Entertainment, said:

“Migrating onto our proprietary technology platform and introducing a fully upgraded Barstool Sportsbook is a milestone achievement. Having full control of our product and roadmap will lead to improved operational efficiency and the ability to quickly introduce new features, bespoke promotions and wagering markets. I want to congratulate our Interactive team members who worked tirelessly to ensure a successful on schedule migration, which better positions us to compete in the online gaming space.”

Upgrades customers will notice

The new tech stack increases platform stability and is designed to be easily scalable as Penn expands into new markets. 

New features include:

  • Streamlined navigation and search across sportsbook markets and casino games
  • More wagering markets, including expanded player props and in-game betting
  • Greater personalization capabilities, enhanced promotions and more Barstool exclusive offers
  • Faster load times, deposits and withdrawals
  • Improved cash-out availability
  • Deeper integrations with theScore media app, allowing users to build and track their betslips within theScore

Benjie Levy, head of Penn Interactive and president and COO of theScore, said:

“A technology migration of this scale requires an enormous amount of coordination and planning. I’m extremely proud of our Interactive team, who stepped up to the challenge to execute this complex project on time and with minimal disruption to customers.

Deploying our technology infrastructure puts our experienced in-house team, who built the platform from the ground up, in full control of the end-to-end customer journey and all product development. With this proven technology powering a significantly enhanced Barstool Sportsbook, we are primed to deliver a world-class online sportsbook and casino experience to customers in the US.”

Along with an instant upgrade, users will not have to redownload the app or change their account information. 

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Nick Garcia is a senior reporter for PlayUSA. Garcia provides analysis and in-depth coverage of the gambling industry with a key focus on online casinos, sports betting and financial markets. Garcia has been covering the US gambling market since 2017. He attended Texas Tech University as an undergrad and received a Master of Arts in Journalism from Columbia College Chicago.

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