In the United States and the mobile-friendly online sportsbetting site at FoxBet.com has announced the signing of a multi-year agreement that is to see it become an authorized gaming operator for Major League Baseball (MLB).
Previously known as BetStarsNJ.com, the Pennsylvania and New Jersey-licensed domain used an official Tuesday press release to explain that the deal will allow it to utilize MLB data feeds and trademarks across all of its channels including the free-play Fox Sports Super 6 game.
Launched in August as part of an alliance between Toronto-headquartered iGaming operator The Stars Group Incorporated and the Fox Sports division of American media conglomerate Fox Corporation, FoxBet.com gives sportsbetting aficionados the ability to place real-money wagers on a wide variety of sports while enjoying interactive and content-rich programming from some of the nation’s most celebrated analysts and commentators.
Robin Chhabra, Chief Executive Officer for FoxBet.com, used the press release to detail that the arrangement will moreover allow The Stars Group, which is also responsible for the PokerStars and FullTilt virtual iGaming brands, to collaborate on the development of responsible gaming and best-in-class practices to better safeguard the integrity of MLB contests.
Read a statement from Chhabra…
“We continue to see a great appetite for the FoxBet.com app as well as Fox Sports Super 6. Having a partnership with MLB enables us to use official MLB data and league marks, providing a better experience for our customers and comes just in time as the League Championship Series and the World Series kick into high gear.”
For his part, Kenny Gersh, Gaming and New Business Ventures Executive Vice-President for the MLB, proclaimed that his organization represents ‘the highest level of professional baseball’ in North America and that the new union will allow it to continue its ‘vision for ensuring we are serving fans with opportunity and choice.’
Gersh’s statement read…
“Our official data feed including real-time and reliable game statistics and league marks will enable The Stars Group [Incorporated] to build unique and engaging gaming products around our sport.”