PointsBet launches online sports betting operations in West Virginia | Yogonet International
It is the 7th operational state for the Australian operator

PointsBet launches online sports betting operations in West Virginia

PointsBet gained access to the state via an agreement with Penn National Gaming, inked in July 2019.
2021-08-13
United States
Reading time 1:05 min
The West Virginia Lottery Commission has approved the company's application. It has market access through deals with Penn National's Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Race. PointsBet also plans to launch its proprietary online casino product in the state by the end of the year. 

PointsBet Holdings Limited’s subsidiary PointsBet West Virginia announced Friday that it has received regulatory approval from the West Virginia Lottery Commission, and has launched online sports betting operations in the area. 

West Virginia marks the 7th operational state for PointsBet sports betting product, following launches in Iowa, Indiana, Illinois, Colorado; and in New Jersey and Michigan, where it also operates iGaming. 

PointsBet gained access to the state via an agreement with Penn National Gaming, inked in July 2019. The company also plans to launch its proprietary online casino product in West Virginia by the end of the year. 

In an official press release, PointsBet USA CEO Johnny Aitken commented on the company’s new online sports betting operations.

"Launching in West Virginia represents further progress for PointsBet and presents another tremendous opportunity we are excited to attack. As always, PointsBet will provide this passionate, sports-loving community with a fast and reliable online sports betting product across every customer touchpoint. We are thrilled to now introduce West Virginian sports bettors to the competitive advantages PointsBet possesses in owning our technology end-to-end, such as our speed and ease of use as well as a deep slate of betting options for every NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, WNBA, and PGA TOUR contest”, he said. 

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