In the United States and the PointsBet USA subsidiary of global online sportsbook operator PointsBet Holdings Limited has reportedly announced that its OddsFactory proprietary platform now features a trio of new collegiate basketball-focused services.
According to a source, this move coincides with the kick off from later today of the latest edition of the annual NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament, which is colloquially known as ‘March Madness.’ The Denver-headquartered subordinate purportedly explained that these fresh advances have been designed to give fans of the amateur brown-ball game a wider variety of in-game betting options following the earlier success of analogous services for action from the National Basketball Association (NBA) and National Football League (NFL).
PointsBet USA reportedly detailed that the premieres encompass an expansion of its pre-game, parlay and in-play offerings for collegiate American basketball action alongside the integration via its Lightning Bets advance of a range of associated real-time wagering options. The sportsbetting operator purportedly noted that these have been joined by its Live Same Game Parlay service allowing aficionados to lodge a vast array of real-time wagers including the next team to score as well as next-minute and four-minute markets.
Kyle Christensen serves as the Chief Marketing Officer for PointsBet USA and he reportedly disclosed that fans of ‘March Madness’ will now be able to utilize his firm’s OddsFactory platform to place quick-fire in-play bets and take advantage of live same-game parlay options. The bookmaker moreover purportedly declared that all of this will help his company to stand out from the crowd when it comes to ‘the number of live betting options for men’s college basketball’ and simultaneously solidify its reputation for offering ‘the highest number of live in-game betting markets.’
Reportedly read a statement from Christensen…
“PointsBet USA has become the home of live betting and there is no other sportsbook that can approach the number of live in-game betting markets we are offering. Our NFL and NBA engagement has been outstanding and we expect the same experience and increased adoption as fans tune into the excitement of ‘March Madness.’”
PointsBet USA reportedly divulged that its online sportsbetting services are currently available to punters in the American states of New York, Pennsylvania, Illinois, Virginia, Michigan, Indiana, New Jersey, Colorado, Iowa and West Virginia. However, it purportedly went on to note that its Lightning Bets advance will not be made available to bettors in New York, Illinois and Virginia owing to local regulations while similar impediments are to prevent Iowa-based afficionados from accessing its OddsFactory platform altogether.