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Canada sports betting

PointsBet Adds Former Rogers SVP As CEO For Canada Sports Betting

PointsBet is adding a former Rogers Communications senior vice president to its Canada sports betting operation. Scott Vanderwel will be CEO of PointsBet Canada, the Australian-based company announced Wednesday. Vanderwel will start August 17 and report to PointsBet Global CEO Sam Swanell. “We’re thrilled that Scott has agreed to serve as the first CEO of […] Read More
Posted on: July 22, 2021 | Sports Betting | Pat Evans
Canada sports betting

LSR Q&A: PointsBet Canada Chief Nic Sulsky On ‘Grey’ Sports Betting Market

Many sportsbook operators are eager to enter the Canada sports betting market, but few positioned themselves as quickly as PointsBet. Prior to the passage of C-218, which legalizes single-event sports betting in CA, the Australia-based company launched PointsBet Canada. With the new division, PointsBet also announced the hiring of former Monkey Knife Fight President Nic Sulsky as Chief […] Read More
Posted on: July 16, 2021 | Regulation Sports Betting | Pat Evans
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PointsBet Earnings Call Highlights Influencer Deals, Market Share Target

Marketing was a continued focal point for PointsBet in fiscal 2021 third quarter. PointsBet executives discussed the company’s third quarter on a conference call Thursday evening. Along with its marketing efforts, Managing Director and CEO Sam Swanell also detailed US sports betting expansion expectations and the US iGaming opportunity. The Australia-based company reported a global handle of […] Read More
Posted on: May 3, 2021 | Sports Betting | Pat Evans
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PointsBet Gains Pennsylvania, Mississippi Market Access In Expanded Penn National Deal

PointsBet now has market access in Pennsylvania and Mississippi. The company gains sports betting and iGaming in Pennsylvania. In Mississippi, only retail sportsbooks enjoy legalization. The access comes from an extension of a previous agreement with Penn National Gaming announced Thursday by PointsBet. PointsBet and Penn National relationship grows PointsBet has market access to 14 states, […] Read More
Posted on: March 25, 2021 | Sports Betting | Pat Evans
free-to-play games

US Sportsbooks Use Free-to-Play Games To Scout New Bettors In March Madness And Beyond

As sports betting continues to proliferate in the US, free-to-play games are several steps ahead. Sportsbook operators and their partners are teaming up to scout potential bettors with free-to-play options. Whether pick‘em contests or March Madness bracket challenges, consumers seem to be participating. Roughly 36.7 million Americans will fill out a March Madness bracket this […] Read More
Posted on: March 18, 2021 | Daily Fantasy Sports Feature Sponsorships Sports Betting | Pat Evans
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What PointsBet Hopes New Purchase Can Do To Expand In-Play Sports Betting

PointsBet hopes a new $43 million acquisition can help it become a leader in US in-play betting. The Australian-based company will acquire Irish-based Banach Technology in a deal announced Monday. PointsBet executives believe it positions the sportsbook to be a leader in in-play sports betting. “Excellence in live wagering – and our ability to position PointsBet […] Read More
Posted on: March 16, 2021 | Sports Betting | Pat Evans
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