TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Score Media and Gaming Inc. (TSX Venture: SCR) (“theScore”) (“Company”) today announced a multi-year agreement to become an Authorized Gaming Operator of Major League Baseball (“MLB”), providing the Company with immediate access to Official MLB Data, league marks, and logos for its mobile sports betting app, theScore Bet.
“We’re thrilled to work with MLB, helping bring our fans an even deeper experience as we begin our multi-state expansion of theScore Bet,” said John Levy, Founder and CEO of theScore. “We know our fans are eager to watch and bet on America’s pastime, and we’ll be ready to bring them a best-in-class integrated media and betting offering when play resumes and for seasons to come.”
“Working with theScore is another important step in offering baseball fans a variety of unique gaming options to continually engage with our sport,” said Kenny Gersh, MLB Executive Vice President, Gaming & New Business Ventures. “theScore is an innovative company that shares our vision for developing fandom with new, creative gaming opportunities on a variety of platforms.”
As part of the agreement, theScore and MLB will also collaborate on best-in-class practices to protect the integrity of MLB games.
Currently taking wagers in New Jersey and set to launch in both Indiana and Colorado in the coming months, subject to receiving all licenses and approvals, theScore Bet (iOS and Android) has been uniquely integrated with theScore’s highly-popular sports news and scores app (iOS and Android) to deliver a holistic media and gaming experience.
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About Score Media and Gaming Inc.
Score Media and Gaming Inc. empowers millions of sports fans through its digital media and sports betting products. Its media app ‘theScore’ is one of the most popular in North America, delivering fans highly-personalized live scores, news, stats, and betting information from their favorite teams, leagues, and players. The Company’s sports betting app ‘theScore Bet’ delivers an immersive and holistic mobile sports betting experience. Natively built for iOS and Android devices, theScore Bet is deeply integrated with theScore’s media app and is currently available to place wagers in New Jersey. Publicly traded on the TSX Venture Exchange (SCR), theScore also creates and distributes innovative digital content through its web, social and esports platforms.
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