February 1, 2023 3 min read


Bet365 Makes a Foray into Virginia

The famous British sports betting operator has entered the Old Dominion and will serve as the official partner of the Washington Commanders

Leading British online gambling company bet365 continues to expand its presence in the United States. Yesterday, the company formally announced its entry into the state of Virginia.

Bet365 Enters a Fourth US State

As of yesterday, bet365 announced, its award-winning online sports betting brand will be available to customers in the Old Dominion. This marks the fourth state where the British operator’s sportsbook has a presence.

To celebrate the occasion, bet365 launched what it called an “amazing sign-up offer” for local punters. Bettors can check the operator’s online sportsbook to learn more about what the gambling powerhouse has to offer.

In the meantime, bet365 announced that it will also serve as the official sports betting partner of the Washington Commanders, a professional football team based in the Washington metropolitan area. Under this marketing agreement, the operator and the team will participate in various activations.

The gambling company noted that its market-leading in-game sports betting product will be highlighted in the state, thanks to its deal with the team. The state is notably where the OrthoVirginia Training Center at Commanders Park, the team’s football operation headquarters, is situated.

An Exciting Time for Punters in Virginia

As mentioned already, Virginia is the fourth state where bet365’s popular sportsbook will now be available. The company’s sports betting products are already available in Colorado, New Jersey and Ohio as well.

Bet365 commented on the launch, sharing its excitement to enter the Old Dominion. A spokesperson for the company noted that this is the perfect development to follow the Ohio launch with.

Fresh off the heels of a successful launch in Ohio, we are thrilled to launch the world’s favorite online sports betting brand in Virginia.

bet365 statement

The spokesperson added that Virginia already has a thriving sports betting community that is sure to delight in the operator’s betting offerings. The representative added that the launch represents an important step in the company’s expansion in the United States.

Meanwhile, the Washington Commanders’ chief partnership officer, Ryan Moreland, shared his thoughts. He agrees that the launch of bet365 is a major development for sports betting in the state. Moreland is excited to join forces with the operator and engage the Commanders’ fans.

This is an exciting time for our fans – and all sports fans – in Virginia, and we are excited to partner with bet365 to engage our fans across multiple platforms.

Ryan Moreland, CPO, Washington Commanders

Further attesting to bet365’s importance, the operator recently proved to be the second-biggest taxpayer in the United Kingdom. The only bigger taxpayer turned out to be the Russian-born billionaire Alex Gerko.


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