TheScore ends US sports betting operations

The brand will focus on Ontario in Canada.
The brand will focus on Ontario in Canada.

The digital media and sports betting platform discontinued its US operations on July 1.

US.- Digital media and sports betting platform theScore, a subsidiary of Penn National Gaming, has ended its US sports betting operations in the US. TheScore Bet sportsbook stopped taking bets on June 15 and ceased operations on July 1. It operated in the states of Colorado, Indiana, Iowa, and New Jersey.

theScore announced the move at the start of June, ushering users toward its Barstool Sportsbook brand. The company will focus on growing in the Canadian province of Ontario, where the online gambling market opened on April 1.

It comes nearly nine months after Penn National Gaming completed its $2bn acquisition of theScore Media & Gaming.

TheScore Bet has signed a 10-year partnership with baseball team the Toronto Blue Jays to become the team’s exclusive gaming partner. TheScore Bet has exclusive marketing rights across sports betting, casino, online casino and fantasy sports.

Penn National Gaming and US Integrity sign partnership in North America

In April, Penn National Gaming and US Integrity have signed a comprehensive partnership for the US and Canadian regulated markets. USI supplies Penn National with its integrity monitoring services via its proprietary dashboard. The firm also provides Penn National with analysis across data to identify irregular contest-level, officiating and wagering patterns.

Chris Soriano, chief compliance officer of Penn National, said: “We are excited to be working with U.S. Integrity as we continue to expand our industry-leading brands Barstool Sportsbook and theScore Bet across the regulated U.S. and Canadian markets.

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