Fubo game, a subsidiary of the leading live sports TV streaming platform fuboTV Inc, has entered into a market access agreement with Cordial Companies to launch the next Fubo Sportsbook mobile in Pennsylvania.
The agreement with The Cordish Companies, owner and operator of Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia and Live! Casino Pittsburgh, provides statewide mobile access for sports betting and gambling. The launch of Fubo Sportsbook in Pennsylvania is subject to obtaining the required regulatory approvals.
Through Fubo Sportsbook, fuboTV intends to integrate games into its extensive live sports offering for a seamless user experience for consumers to bet while they watch.
fuboTV currently offers sports in Pennsylvania through its distribution agreements with regional sports networks NBC Sports Philadelphia (Philadelphia 76ers, Philadelphia Flyers, Philadelphia Phillies) and AT&T SportsNet Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh Penguins, Pittsburgh Pirates), in addition to coverage of local and national networks.
Pennsylvania deal will take Fubo Sportsbook to at least four states following previously announced market access agreements in New Jersey and Indiana (via Caesars Entertainment, Inc) and Iowa (via Casino Queen) .
Sports betting is expected to start rolling out state-by-state in the fourth quarter of 2021, subject to obtaining the required regulatory approvals in each jurisdiction.
Scott Butera, President of Fubo Gaming, said: “Entering Pennsylvania, one of the largest manufacturers of sports betting and iGaming in the United States, is a significant achievement for our upcoming Fubo Sportsbook which in this market can also include mobile casino games.
“We are also delighted to partner with Cordish, who has been a leader in games and sports entertainment for decades. “
David Gandler, co-founder and CEO of fuboTV, added, “Our agreement with The Cordish Companies will bring Fubo Sportsbook to consumers in Pennsylvania, extending the reach of our sports betting to at least four states.
“With our bookmaker, we look forward to delivering a comprehensive sports entertainment experience that combines live streaming and betting. We plan to launch Fubo Sportsbook in the fourth quarter of this year pending regulatory approvals. “
Rob norton, President of Cordish Gaming Group, commented, “Partnering with Fubo Gaming to bring our customers this exciting and integrated mobile sports betting option is the natural evolution of our Live! Pennsylvania casino brands.
“Philadelphia and Pittsburgh are two iconic sports cities that deserve the best sports betting platforms, so we look forward to working with Fubo Gaming on this new venture. “