Fanatics Sportsbook Is Live in Virginia
- All PointsBet Customer Accounts Migrated to Fanatics Sportsbook -
News provided byFanatics Betting and Gaming
Nov 21, 2023, 12:43 PM ET
NEW YORK, Nov. 21, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fanatics Betting and Gaming, a subsidiary of Fanatics Holdings Inc, a global digital sports platform, launched the most rewarding online sportsbook today in Virginia. Sports fans living in and visiting Virginia will be able to download the Fanatics Sportsbook on iOS and Android and begin their Fanatics experience. Virginia marks the seventh state for the Fanatics Sportsbook.
In August 2023, Fanatics Betting and Gaming began acquiring the U.S. Businesses of PointsBet and planning the migration of PointsBet customers to the Fanatics Sportsbook app. In Virginia, each customer’s username, password, account balance, rewards and responsible gaming settings will be automatically migrated to the Fanatics Sportsbook. If you are a PointsBet customer in Virginia, the first step is to download the Fanatics Sportsbook on iOS and Android. Then login using the same email address and password used on PointsBet and any open bets and the balance from your PointsBet account will be available in your new Fanatics Sportsbook account.
This week, customers will be able to take part in Rewards Surge, seven days of big offers to celebrate all the games over Thanksgiving weekend. The Fanatics Sportsbook offers customers up to 5% back in FanCash on bets and is poised to disrupt the sports betting industry by offering the following exciting new features:
- Building a better sportsbook: The Fanatics Sportsbook app was built natively on iOS and Android. The design, speed and quality of the navigation experience rival the sports betting apps in the market today that were not built specifically for iOS and Android.
- The most rewarding sportsbook: It’s all thanks to FanCash - The Currency of Sport™. FanCash, the backbone of the Fanatics loyalty program, can be converted dollar-for-dollar into Bonus Bets and can also be used to purchase your favorite team merchandise at Fanatics.com.
- Earn 5% FanCash on Same Game Parlay (SGP) bets.
- Earn 3% FanCash on parlay bets.
- Earn 1% FanCash on straight bets and odds boosts.
- From curated to a more personalized experience: Customers know what they want to bet on, and a sportsbook should know it too. Introducing the Fanatics Sportsbook Discover page with marquee games, trending bets, promos and the rewards you want most. In the near future, the Discover page will be personalized to the customer’s favorite teams, sports and markets.
- Search: Search easily for the bet you want and bet directly from the results. The Fanatics Sportsbook offers industry-leading search functionality, including a search bar, recent searches, autocomplete, synonym/alias and deep linking to leagues, events and markets.
- Live streaming: The Fanatics Sportsbook, in partnership with Genius Sports Limited, was one of the first legal sportsbooks to launch BetVision, a first-of-its-kind live sports betting product that enables customers to place bets while live streaming select professional football games in the sportsbook app.
The Fanatics Sportsbook is making a profound commitment to the customer with a world-class Help Center, chat experience and knowledgeable agents with 24/7 coverage. Customers will also have access to Responsible Gaming tools to manage their time and money.
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About Fanatics Betting and Gaming
Launched in 2021, Fanatics Betting and Gaming is the online and retail sports betting subsidiary of Fanatics Holdings Inc., a global digital sports platform. The Fanatics Sportsbook makes being a fan easy with fast signup, easy betting, transparent withdrawals, live streaming, industry leading search functionality and a curated Discover page with the sports and bets that matter most to a customer. The Fanatics Sportsbook is available online in Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia. Fanatics Sportsbook has retail locations outside of Progressive Field and Nationwide Arena and the only retail sportsbook inside a NFL stadium at FedExField. Fanatics Betting and Gaming is headquartered in New York.
Contact: Kevin.Hennessy@betfanatics.com, Fanatics Betting and Gaming
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