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Sports media and betting are on their way to being inextricably intertwined.
“If you look at the traditional way sports betting has been launched in Europe and even in North America — in the offshore and black markets — how people bet is through betting apps,” said to John Levy, CEO of theScore, a Canadian sports media company.
Those apps aren’t where betters get their actual score lines and injury updates; they’re where gamblers turn to once they’ve watched the game or read about it elsewhere.
“They’re nothing more than a transactional app,” Levy said on the Digiday Podcast.
Close to half of U. S.
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