January 4, 2023 3 min read


PointsBet Unveils New Original Basketball-Focused Show

The leading live betting operator, PointsBet, announced the launch of a new basketball-focused show

Details of the launch emerged Wednesday and see PointsBet studio introduce “Count It,” a new NBA and college basketball-focused original show.

Count It: A New Basketball Show by PointsBet

PointsBet revealed that besides YouTube, Count It will air on all podcast platforms including Apple Podcasts, Spotify and others. The company said that the new original programming will deliver exciting stories from college basketball and the NBA. What’s more, Count It will be airing four times a week and is expected to feature opinions from leading analysts and experts delivering betting picks.

Basketball fans that watch the show can also enjoy interesting interviews with famous guests from the world of basketball. According to PointsBet, Kazeem “Kaz” Famuyide, a famous sports media personality that is a part of MSG Networks will be hosting Count It.

Besides MSG Networks, Kaz has more than a decade of experience as a part of different organizations involved in music and sports entertainment. His professional background includes hosting positions with The Ringer, as well as The Springhill Company. Additionally, Kaz has also held editor-level positions with leading publications such as The Source and Bleacher Report, among others.

Count It complements other original programming from PointsBet studio. Previously, the company has released “Stoppage Time with Ian Joy,” a soccer-focused show, as well as “The Straight Line,” a show that was hosted by the famous ex-NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf.

The Company Is Excited to See Kazeem Famuyide Host the Show

Sharing his excitement, Famuyide said that he is delighted to join PointsBet as the host of its latest original show. “Being able to talk about the sport I’m so passionate about with incredible guests and to do so against the backdrop of sports betting is next to none,” he added. Finally, Famuyide said that he is looking forward to seeing the success of Count It.

We’re thrilled to kick off 2023 with “Count It” following an incredible year filled with new content and talent additions.

Liam Roecklein, SVP of content at PointsBet USA

PointsBet USA’s SVP of content, Liam Roecklein, was also excited about the new basketball-focused show. He explained that Count It comes just in time for the new year and complements the success of 2022. Roecklein added that Kaz has unmatched energy and a unique perspective for both the NBA and college basketball. Moreover, he acknowledged that the host of the new show has “unmatched insights into picks of the day.” Last but not least, Roecklein said that the new original show comes at the perfect time and that PointsBet is delighted to see Kaz as its host.


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