theScore Granted Permission For Sports Wagering In Colarado

Score Media and Gaming Inc. today reported that its subsidiary, Score Digital Sports Ventures Inc (theScore Bet), has obtained official permission to sell mobile sports wagering services in Colorado.

The green light, the firm said, stems from significantly demonstrating to Gaming Division Colorado’s satisfaction that its sports betting operation meets the criteria of Colorado sports betting rules and regulations.

John Levy, founder and CEO, welcomed acceptance by the Division, saying: “We can’t wait to launch theScore Bet in Colorado later this month and showcase our incredible betting product to the passionate sports fans there.

“This regulatory approval is another significant step toward theScore Bet’s multi-state expansion as we roll out our uniquely integrated media and betting experience across the country.”

TheScore Bet gained market access through its previously announced deal with a subsidiary of US gaming operator Jacobs Entertainment Inc to provide mobile sports betting in Colorado. Jacobs is headquartered in Golden, Colorado and runs two Centennial state casinos.

Located in Black Hawk, the brace includes flagship properties The Lodge Casino and The Gilpin Casino, one of the city’s first casino venues to open.