Fanatics launches sportsbook in Virginia

November 22, 2023

Virginia's former PointsBet players may also use their previous login details to bet with Fanatics.

Fanatics Betting and Gaming has gone live with its sportsbook in Virginia. This marks the seventh state where Fanatics is live and previous PointsBet accounts in the state will be migrated to the platform.

After the August acquisition of PointsBet’s US operations, the Fanatics sportsbook app will be able to use PointsBet customers’ previous usernames, passwords, account balances, rewards and responsible gaming settings. Last week’s Fanatics launch in West Virginia also provided the same convenience to former PointsBet players.

This week in Virginia bettors have access to seven days of ‘big offers’, called Rewards Surge, which will continue over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Players can also earn 5% back in FanCash, which can be used to purchase apparel and licensed sports merchandise on the original Fanatics website.

Players will earn 1% FanCash on straight bets and odds boosts, 3% FanCash on parlay bets and 5% FanCash on Same Game Parlay bets. FanCash can then be converted dollar-for-dollar into Bonus Bets or can be used to buy licensed team gear.

Fanatics Sportsbook is also live in Maryland, Massachusetts, Ohio, Tennessee and Kentucky while ‘PointsBet, a Fanatics Experience’ went live in Indiana and Illinois in September. PointsBet operations were also acquired in Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, but these states have yet to launch the Fanatics Sportsbook.

Fanatics has also partnered with Genius Sports for its launch of BetVision, which lets players bet while live streaming select NFL games from within the sportsbook app. The Fanatics Discover Page will also be introduced in the future to show players a customized viewing experience including their favorite and local teams.


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