PointsBet launches sports betting in West Virginia

| By Daniel O'Boyle
Australia-based sports betting operator PointsBet has launched in West Virginia after being approved by the state’s Lottery Commission.
PointsBet launch

The state marks the seventh into which the operator has launched its sports betting product, following New Jersey, Iowa, Indiana, Colorado and Michigan. PointsBet also operates igaming in New Jersey and Michigan.

The operator gained access to the state via an agreement with Penn National Gaming in July 2019, and plans to launch its proprietary online casino product there by the end of 2021.

“Launching in West Virgiina represents further progress for PointsBet and presents another tremendous opportunity we are excited to attack,” said Johnny Aitken, chief executive of PointsBet USA.

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