Charlotte Hornets Announce Exclusive Mobile Sports Betting Partner

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Charlotte, North Carolina (November 20, 2023) — Now that online gambling is legal in North Carolina, teams across the Tar Heel state are maneuvering the unexplored landscape with new partnerships.

The Charlotte Hornets announced an exclusive long-term partnership with bet365 to let fans gamble on games right from their phones.

This makes the NBA team the first professional sports team in North Carolina to form a partnership of this sort.

“Since the day Governor Cooper signed sports wagering into law at Spectrum Center in June, we sought a partner that would help us provide our fans with new, additional opportunities to engage with their favorite sports teams,” said Hornets Sports & Entertainment Chief Revenue Officer Jacob Gallagher.

In order to operate in North Carolina, bet365 and other betting companies must be approved for a license. To gain approval, the company must have a partnership in place.

Britain-based bet365 will be one of the NBA franchise’s seven major sponsors. The agreement takes effect immediately.


The Charlotte Hornets are an American professional basketball team based in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Hornets compete in the National Basketball Association as a member of the Southeast Division of the Eastern Conference. The team plays its home games at the Spectrum Center in Uptown Charlotte. Wikipedia

SOURCE: Yahoo News.

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