Sports retail company Fanatics is set to complete its acquisition of the US operation of global sports betting company PointsBet after increasing its offer to $225m (€205m).

Sports betting company DraftKings has today (Friday) submitted a $195m (€178m) offer to acquire the US arm of global sports betting company PointsBet in a bid that challenges sports retail company Fanatics’ pro…

Sports retail company Fanatics has made its first major inroad into the betting market by agreeing a deal to acquire the US operation of global sports betting company PointsBet. The $150m (€137.9

Global sports betting company PointsBet is extending its five-year agreement with United States media giant NBCUniversal by two years but is also amending the terms of the pact to reduce its annual marketing …

Australia-based gaming operator PointsBet will offer IMG Arena’s golf data and live streaming service Golf Event Centre to its betting customers in the United States.

In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Tony Knopp, co-founder and chief executive of TicketManager. Fisher and Russo also discuss the $238m (€238m) Series E fundraising for New York-based ticketing company SeatGeek, RedBird Capital Partners’ takeover of Italian football club AC Milan in partnership with Major League Baseball’s New York Yankees, expansion of the College Football Playoff, executive Ed Hartman leaving the United States Football League for gaming operator PointsBet, and the business success of MLB’s Atlanta Braves.

Melbourne-based betting company PointsBet said it would continue its efforts to expand in the US, as it reported ebitda losses of A$243.6m ($166m/€166m) for the year to end-June.

Australia-based gaming operator PointsBet has sealed a two-year streaming partnership with IMG Arena, the betting division of the Endeavor-owned IMG agency.

In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Meredith McPherron, chief executive and managing partner of Drive by DraftKings. Fisher and Russo also discuss ongoing turbulence and change in the golf business spurred by the arrival of LIV Golf, Bruin Capital’s sale of streaming video technology company Deltatre, Susquehanna Investment Group’s new support of sportsbook PointsBet, a non-fungible token partnership involving the National Hockey League and NFT distribution platform Sweet, and moves by Fanatics chief executive Michael Rubin to sell his equity in Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment and further position the company into sports betting.

Financial industry giant becomes largest shareholder in sportsbook

Australian sports betting company PointsBet has rejected a takeover offer exceeding A$220m (€145.2m/$152.1m) for its domestic division from US media group News Corporation.

Deal is the first of its type in the Big Ten Conference

Agreement is Sportradar's sixth in 2021 with a sportbook in multiple states

Nine sportsbook operators gain market access to key American state

Curling Canada has struck a long-term agreement with PointsBet Canada, which has been designated the organization's official sports betting partner

PointsBet live betting odds will be featured on PGA Tour linear broadcasts on NBCUniversal's Golf Channel and streaming service Peacock as part of a three-year partnership extension

Global betting company PointsBet is expanding its presence in the United States by signing a wide-ranging, multiyear partnership with Austin FC, its first deal with a Major League Soccer club

Operators gain rights to purchase in-game commercial inventory