PokerStars has now confirmed they are now operating a sports betting brand, BetStars, in select jurisdictions around the world. The new online sports book, found at, and offers desktop gaming as well as Android and iOS applications for a sports betting experience.

The sportsbook will start by offering wagering options for over 25 sports. This will include tennis, football and basketball along with the option to enjoy e-sports and poker gaming. Players will have the option for in-play betting plus promotions. Betstars will be adding horse racing later on in 2016.

The Rational Group is the parent company of PokerStars, acquired by Amaya Gaming in 2014, with Chief Executive of Rational commenting on the new sports betting site. Rafi Ashkenazi stated that the company is very excited to be launching the Betstars brand and expect the sports book to be one of the most talking about sites for 2016 as the site evolves to provide new products and features that will set the site apart from other online betting brands.