PointsBet has partnered with media broadcaster NBC Sports to debut its BetCast platform, a duel-market sports betting telecast to be split accros Chicago and Philadelphia.
The first ever BetCast will cover the NBA fixture between the Chicago Bulls and the Philadelphia 76ers, with the live game coverage spread across NBC Chicago and NBC Philadelphia.
PointsBet will supply live on-screen odds data in addition to future odds and player props. Viewers will also have access to PointsBet’s ‘Live Same Game Parlay’ options, giving them the opportunity to place bets while tracking odds, player performance, and team stats in-real time.
The BetCast will also feature alternate commentators to provide a sports betting focus. These include NBC Sports EDGE host Sara Perlman, NBC Sports Philadelphia’s 76ers analyst Jim Lynam, NBC Sports Chicago’s Bulls analyst Kendall Gill and PointsBet’s head oddsmaker Jay Croucher.
PointsBet first launched its sports betting product in Illinois in September 2020, before launching its online sportsbook in Pennsylvania earlier this year.
NBC, which has partnered with PointsBet, created a new division within the company focusing on integrating betting with sports in August 2021.