he recognition comes in wake of PointsBet's impressive display of scale and growth, ability to innovate and differentiate, commitment to responsible gambling, quality of marketing, and quality of product.
"I'm extremely proud of the PointsBet team's dedication to our ongoing commitment of providing the fastest and most reliable betting experience in the world for our clients," noted Johnny Aitken, PointsBet USA CEO. "We thank the judges, sponsors, industry colleagues, and entire EGR team for the recognition and validation of our hard work thus far. While we do celebrate this win, we also recognize that the journey is just getting started and welcome the opportunity to continuously prove ourselves and our strategy."
After launching in the United States in New Jersey in January 2019, PointsBet now also operates in Illinois, Indiana, and Iowa. The company has plans to soon launch in Colorado and Michigan, and has additional market access agreements in Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, New York, Ohio and West Virginia subject to enabling legislation and regulatory approvals.
As the official, exclusive sports betting partner of NBC Sports, PointsBet will utilize the media giant's premium television and digital assets to promote the PointsBet brand. As part of the agreement, NBC Sports provides PointsBet with year-round, multi-platform media and marketing opportunities across its unmatched portfolio of events, including exclusive multiplatform gameday integrations across NBC Sports Regional Networks. PointsBet's full Spanish-language functionality will reach Hispanic sports fans via Telemundo Deportes and Telemundo broadcast stations.