Love it or hate it, Barstool is extremely popular, especially now that they got into the sports betting world. Turns out, they are making their way to Phily!
Penn National Gaming has been working on Barstool-branded sports bars in Philadelphia and Chicago to complement its betting app. The Barstool Sports Bar will be an immersive experience at the confluence of media, sports, and gambling. Such next-generation sports bars will not be betting parlors and thus do not require gaming licenses, as would a sportsbook with kiosks at a casino. The bars provide an atmosphere, including food, drinks, TVs, and advertising, aimed at younger demographics.
The Inquirer has determined that Barstool is taking over the former Brickwall Tavern, at 1213 Sansom St., across from the landmark Fergie’s Pub