The Texas Rangers and Choctaw Casinos & Resorts today announced the details of a multi-year partnership that includes significant branding at the new Globe Life Field. The relationship also brands Choctaw as the Official and Exclusive Casino and Resort of the Texas Rangers.
The agreement extends the partnership that the Rangers and Choctaw Casinos & Resorts have had since 2010 at Globe Life Park in Arlington.
“The Rangers are thrilled to have Choctaw as our partner for many years to come,” said Rangers Chief Operating Officer Neil Leibman. “With its association with Texas Live! and the new Globe Life Field, Choctaw will have a great presence in the Arlington Entertainment District. This is an exciting time for the Texas Rangers organization, and we are proud to make this announcement today.”
“We are proud to join the Texas Rangers family in ushering in this new era of Texas Rangers Baseball,” said Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma Chief Gary Batton. “A new ballpark, a great team, and two strong entertainment brands mean more fun and excitement for the fans and for the region. We’re committed to helping the Texas Rangers take America’s favorite pastime to the next level in North Texas.”
Choctaw’s branding at Globe Life Field will include prominent large format, channel cut signage on the left field fascia, static home plate signage, and exclusive branding in the Rangers’ first base home dugout as well as numerous other assets.
The new Globe Life Field which is being built as a public-private partnership between the City of Arlington and the Rangers, will not only be the team’s new home but also a multipurpose sports and entertainment venue that will include capabilities for hosting high school, college and international sports as well as entertainment tours. Globe Life Field is expected to open in March 2020 in time for the Rangers’ season.
Choctaw’s branding at Texas Live! includes the Choctaw VIP Lounge, which is located on the second level overlooking Live! Arena. Since opening in August 2018, the Choctaw VIP Lounge has provided a one-of-kind VIP experience that offers premier seating and an exclusive beverage menu.
Choctaw Casino & Resort – Durant is a AAA Four Diamond resort and entertainment destination located in Southeastern Oklahoma. The resort offers 716 luxurious rooms and suites and the Spa Tower features a full-service spa and a salon offering hair, nails and makeup services. The three-level convention/entertainment venue offers over 100,000 square feet of meeting and convention space and seating for more than 3,000 people. The resort’s amenities include the Oasis Pool area with four tropical pools and private cabanas as well as the region’s premier entertainment complex, The District. At the District, visitors can enjoy Tailgaters sports bar, 20 bowling lanes, a 40-game arcade and a state-of-the-art movie theater. The casino’s spacious gaming complex features more than 4,100 slot machines, 60 table games, and a private poker lounge that includes 30 poker tables.
The Choctaw Casino & Resort-Durant is currently undergoing a $500 million expansion that will add 1,000 more rooms and create a 1,000 new jobs. In addition to the increased room capacity, the plans feature an expanded gaming floor and fresh amneities such as new pools and lazy river, parking garage, retail space, entertainment options and dining venues. The expansion is expected to be completed by the spring of 2021. www.ChoctawCasinos.com.