American streaming service FuboTV has finalized its acquisition of sportsbook operator Vigtory.
FuboTV’s gambling roadmap will be marked by free-to-play predictive games, which the company believes will improve the sports streaming experience whilst providing a connection between its sportsbook and video service.
Its acquisition of Vigtory will allow the streaming platform provider to expedite the launch of its Fubo Sportsbook The brand was granted its first market access deal in Iowa through Casino Queen.
FuboTV has also signed partnerships with the Major League Baseball (MLB) and the National Basketball Association (NBA) to be an authorized gaming operator for each league.
These agreements imply Fubo will be given access to official data and can include NBA and MLB league marks and logos in the Fubo Sportsbook once it’s rolled out.
FuboTV plans to release its free-to-play predictive games sometime around the third quarter of 2021. It will be available to FuboTV subscribers first and then later to all consumers.
The company plans to launch its sportsbook brand in the fourth quarter.