The National Football League (NFL) giants announce multi-year partnership with Fubo Sportsbook.
Sports entertainment and betting application Fubo Sportsbook has announced a multi-year deal with the New York Jets on Thursday. Fubo Sportsbook, which is the latest subsidiary of US-based sports-focused streaming service FuboTV, marks its first sponsorship deal with an NFL franchise.
Fubo Sportsbook joins as the official sports betting partner of the Jets and will work with them to create a sportsbook lounge at the MetLife Stadium, which is set to debut during the 2021/22 NFL season. The lounge is reported to be around 7000 square feet and will give the fans a casino-like experience with betting odds integrated as well.
Along with that, fans will also get incentives, special bonuses offered by Fubo and to top it all off, fans will also be able to catch all the action from the NFL at the lounge and participate in mobile betting from the Fubo Sportsbook app.
Fans will additionally receive unique VIP pre-game sideline experiences and get access to VIP hospitality as well. Fubo Sportsbook will also serve as the presenting partner of the Jets’ mobile app.
Speaking about the historic partnership, Scoot Butera, President of Fubo Gaming said:
“The New York Jets is a leading sports organisation with a strong base of enthusiastic and loyal fans and we strongly believe in the future success of the team. We are excited to be their partner in offering this community a truly unique sports betting and entertainment experience.
“The Fubo Sportsbook is designed to meet the increased demand for interactivity by integrating real-time sports streaming with personalised wagering experiences. The Fubo Sportsbook will also have the ability to leverage first-party data to understand viewing preferences and provide relevant bet recommendations.”
The New York Jets’ Vice President, Business Development and Ventures, Jeff Fernandez, also spoke about the deal and opportunities that lie ahead:
“This partnership with Fubo Sportsbook is another major step for the New York Jets in our journey to prioritise engagement with our fan base, including the enhancement of their overall stadium experience on game day. With Fubo Sportsbook, Jets fans will be treated to their innovative mobile viewing and wagering platform, which will be brought to life at the dynamic new Fubo Sportsbook Lounge.”
Fubo Gaming, which was launched earlier this year, is a subsidiary of live television streaming platform FuboTV, which delivers a unique and personalised sports entertainment and betting experience to the customers called Fubo Sportsbook which is scheduled to launch in Q4 of 2021. Fubo’s partnership with the New York Jets will see the Fubo Sportsbook Lounge become the first authorised mobile sports betting lounge in the stadium.
The 2021/22 regular season of the NFL got underway on September 9 and will last till January 9 following which the Playoffs and Super Bowl LVI will take place.