Ankeny native Dennis Gibson will place the first official bet at the state-of-the-art sportsbook at Wild Rose Casino & Resort in Jefferson on Thursday.
DraftKings and Wild Rose will be unveiling its sportsbook with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 2 p.m. Wild Rose is located at 777 Wild Rose Road in Jefferson.
Gibson, an Iowa State Hall of Famer who played for the San Diego Chargers in the 1995 Super Bowl, will make the first bet with the proceeds going to charity. Wild Rose and DraftKings executives will be on hand for the ceremony.
DraftKings is adding to its impressive lineup of retail sportsbook locations by opening three more locations at Wild Rose Resort & Casinos across Iowa. With honored guests on hand, DraftKings and Wild Rose are celebrating the opening of these state-of-the-art facilities for sports bettors in Iowa.