Lightning Box Games now available on TwinSpires Platform

By Simon Wright, Last updated Jul 1, 2023

Games from the Australian casino game developers Lightning Box are now available on the TwinSpires platform, the home of the Churchill Downs Inc’s online wagering service in the US state Michigan. Thus furthering the reach of the Aussie game studio, who first expanded into the Great Lakes State back in January 2021, when its newly regulated market went live.

Lightning Box have launched three of its most popular slots, ChickenFox, Lightning Horseman and Lightning Leopard on TwinSpires casino, which is named after the iconic spires at Churchill Downs racetrack pavilion in Kentucky.

Peter Causley, Chief Executive Officer and the co-founder of Lightning Box, said he was very pleased the games would be featuring with one of the state’s most interesting and innovative digital brands.

With Causley stating: “Churchill Downs needs no introduction to sports fans, as it’s the home of the famous Kentucky Derby, and now it is great to see that its’ TwinSpires sportsbook and casino brand is also making big impressions.”

“Lightning Box also has a long heritage in the States and our games are loved by lots of Americans. We’re very much looking forward to sharing them with even more people in Michigan.”

Richard Sagman, Vice President iGaming for Churchill Downs, said: “Lightning Box produces good quality games that our customers will enjoy and we’re excited about the opportunities that this new cooperation presents.”

“TwinSpires is backed by the Churchill Downs team that has more than 140 years of racing wagering history in the United States and is now leading the way with its new online sportsbook and casino product.”

Lightning Box went live in Pennsylvania in November 2020 and has featured with online casinos in New Jersey since 2014, having gained significant experience developing content for U.S. land-based and social casino operators.

Churchill Downs recently launched its Twinspires mobile and online sportsbook in Tennessee and announced that its retail, mobile and online sportsbooks in Colorado, Indiana, Michigan, Mississippi, New Jersey and Pennsylvania would all transition to the TwinSpires brand in the first half of 2021.

Simon Wright

Simon Wright has been both a player and an observer of the online casino industry for over 15 years. His knowledge of the online casino industry – to include sports is massive. Not many folks have the experience or his knowledge about online gambling. His adoration of football is also noted. He has painted his house blue (Chelsea) and annoys his neighbors with local football songs on game days.

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