It marks a historic moment in the new world of legal sports betting. Fox is the first American sports media company to leverage its brand to launch a sportsbook.
In addition to sports betting, Fox Bet offers access to FOX Sports content, instant scores, stats, alerts and odds updates, news, expert insight, and commentary from FOX Sports’ team of broadcasters and analysts.
Another online sportsbook for PA
Fox Bet is Pennsylvania’s fifth online sportsbook. Here is the roster to date:
Fox Bet soft launches ahead of Thursday’s Green Bay Packers vs. Chicago Bears game, which will kick off the NFL regular season. Thursday testing will run from 2 p.m. until the TNF game ends.
Fox Bet is a big deal
Fox Bet represents Fox Corp’s third foray with fronting a sports betting service. Rupert Murdoch’s Sky, now owned by Comcast Corp, struck a similar deal with TSG to create Sky Bet, a U.K. sports betting partnership.
After that, News Corp’s Australian paper The Sun launched Sun Bets.
In May 2019, Fox Sports paid $236 million for a stake of less than 5% in online gambling behemoth The Stars Group (TSG). The pair announced a partnership for the sports betting market in the U.S. The deal combines the brand recognition of Fox and the operational and technological assets of TSG.
Fox Bet is also leveraging personalities such as Colin Cowherd to attract customers. Cowherd’s Blazin 5 gives bettors the chance to double their money when he has a win streak in the NFL.
How to play with Fox Bet
Fox Bet is available on both desktop browser and as an app for both Android and iOS. The PA version is already in the App Store for iPhones and iPad.
Fox Bet uses geolocation technology to ensure you’re in PA and approve you for betting.
If you are new to Fox Bet here is the information required for creating a new account:
- Phone number
- Last four digits of your Social Security number
Fox Bet will also ask you to create a unique username and password and may require some form of authentication questions for security purposes. There is also an option for to set a self-imposed deposit limit.
Fox Bet PA promo code
Fox Bet is offering a $20 free cash offer after signing up. There is a $100 deposit match bonus offer. There is a 100% playthrough on the deposit match, which must be placed on wagers with odds no better than -200.
Fox Bet odds boost
The Fox Bet is among the most aggressive with odds boost offers, providing a rotating slate of daily offers covering a variety of sports.
In addition to Cowherd, most of the FoxBet odds boost offers are based around national Fox Sports personalities like Cris Carter.