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PointsBet Sportsbook App Goes Live in NY

More tremendous set of news for Empire State gamblers as global gaming brand PointsBet has become the sixth sports betting operator in the state. On Tuesday, January 25, 2022, the international company officially launched its premium sportsbook app to the state, and it is now accepting wagers. With New York, the company now offers sports betting in a total of nine states in the U.S.

PointsBet is a globally-renowned bookmaker, listed on the Australian Stock Exchange, as it offers it services to Australia, the U.S., Canada, and Ireland. Besides NYS, in the U.S., the company operates in New Jersey, Iowa, Indiana, Illinois, Colorado, Michigan, West Virginia, and Virginia. Via its state-of-the-art mobile app, the company offers innovative sports and racing betting products, as well as iGaming titles.

App is Now Live to Play

CEO of PointsBet USA, Johnny Aitken said a few words on the company’s promising launch into the New York mobile sports betting market. He said that the integration is a major milestone for the company, which is one of the nine mobile sports betting operators for the regime. In his, words, New Yorkers now have access to the fastest online sports betting product in the industry.

In November, the New York State Gaming Commission approved a total of nine operators to lead the state’s mobile sports betting, thus allowing the company to enter the market. Mr. Aitken also shared his excitement that bettors will be able to enjoy the company’s sportsbook app with a live in-game betting experience, which is controlled by the firm through its proprietary technology and a world-class team.

PointsBet Group CEO and Managing Director Sam Swanell shared that the day of the launch is a historic one for the company as it enters the NYS market, which is one of the largest on the continent. He said that the company’s team is eager to once again demonstrate its reputation and ability to deliver a top-notch experience to Empire State gamblers.

It is also worth mentioning that the company is the official sports wagering partner of NBC Sports, which is used to spread and promote the firm’s gaming brand. Via the agreement, NBC Sports provides the operator with year-round marketing opportunities across numerous events, as well as integration during games across SportsNet New York, part of the NBC Sports Group and regional broadcast home of Major League Baseball’s NY Mets.

Already Live

Prior to PointsBet’s formal launch in New York State, BetMGM became the fifth sports betting operator in the state. The company debuted its app on January 17, 2022, and offered some hefty bonuses and promotions to its new audiences. It provided a risk-free first bet up to US$1,000, as well as an opportunity to wager US$10 and win US$200 on the NFL Wild Card Round.

The first four operators to go live in the state’s highly-anticipated start of mobile sports wagering were Caesars Sportsbook, DraftKings, FanDuel, and Rush Street Interactive. All four apps started to accept bets on January 8, 2022, at 9 a.m. And after the recent launch of BetMGM and PointsBet, the only ones left that await approval are Bally Bet, Resorts World, and Wynn Interactive.

Source: “PointsBet Online and Mobile Sports Betting Now Live in New York”, Cision, January 25, 2022