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Fanatics Concludes PointsBet Acquisition

On May 8th, Fanatics Sportsbook and Casino launched in New Jersey marking the end of a year-long migration from PointBet to Fanatics. New Jersey is the fourth state Fanatics’ online casino offering will be available, with another 20 states already having access to Fanatics Sportsbook.

This move jettisons Fanatics Sportsbook into 95% of the legal betting market. With their eye on rapid expansion, Fanatics CEO had this to say.

“The acquisition of the US businesses of PointsBet has supercharged our expansion plans,” said Matt King, CEO of Fanatics Betting and Gaming. “In addition to our migration of PointsBet customers and technology to the Fanatics Sportsbook and Casino platform, we have also added an incredibly talented team of passionate leaders from the ranks of PointsBet USA that have already made an impact on our business.”

Fanatics Online Casino Live in New Jersey

With this expansion, Fanatics now offers an entire slew of rewards, new technology, and casino games in New Jersey.

In a statement from Fanatics, they say, “The newly designed Fanatics Casino is embedded in the Fanatics Sportsbook app and features a range of classic and popular casino favorites like roulette, slots and blackjack. Fanatics Betting and Gaming has also produced exclusive casino content including the popular Fanatics Blackjack game developed in partnership with Boom Entertainment. “

New Jersey can now also enjoy some of the generous rewards programs provided by Fanatics, such as their, FanCash, a cash-back program for players regardless of the outcome of the bet. Along with Fanatic exclusive content, they also bring top-end games from IGT, “IGT PlayDigital games including many of the classic titles that iGaming players love including Cash Eruption™, Fortune Coin™ and Cleopatra™, as well as a suite of MegaJackpots™ titles, proprietary table games, and video poker content”

These are far from the only games that will be hosted on Fanatics. With a partnership with Evolution providing “world-leading live casino games including Blackjack, Roulette, Craps, Baccarat and Poker variants.” A Fanatics press release also says, “Light & Wonder will provide Fanatics Casino with a wide range of the company’s first-party titles, including top-performing games 88 FORTUNES™, JIN JI BAO™ ENDLESS TREASURES™, DANCING DRUMS EXPLOSION™, and ULTIMATE FIRE LINK™ CHINA STREET™. In addition, Light & Wonder will offer Fanatics Casino customers access to third-party aggregated content from some of the world’s biggest studios such as Big Time Gaming, Reel Play, and Hacksaw.”

Mitchell Lebrun

Mitchell Lebrun is the head of content at EatWatchGamble, working directly with our team of writers to ensure EWG is the ultimate casino resource. Mitchell is an Oregon State grad and avid NBA fan.

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