Bally's and Sinclair Broadcast Group Team Up for Transformational Sports Betting and iGaming Strategic Partnership

November 19, 2020

Washington, D.C. – Paul Hastings LLP, a leading global law firm, represented Sinclair Broadcast Group, a diversified media company and leading provider of local sports and news, in a transformational sports betting and iGaming strategic partnership with Bally’s Corporation.

The agreement combines Bally's vertically integrated, proprietary sports betting technology and expansive market access footprint with Sinclair's premier portfolio of local broadcast stations and live regional sports networks ("RSNs"), STIRR, its popular Tennis Channel, and digital and over-the-air television network Stadium. Bally's and Sinclair will partner to create unrivaled sports gamification content on a national scale. The strategic partnership sets the stage for further gamification of live sports that will provide audiences a first-of-its-kind interactive viewing experience.  

The Paul Hastings team advising Sinclair Broadcast Group was led by Behnam Dayanim and included Holly Flynn.

Paul Hastings’ Gaming and Gambling practice continues to handle some of the most high-stakes and highly publicized matters across the whole spectrum of emerging gaming and gambling issues, and the Firm was recently named Best Regulatory Law Firm of the Year (North America) at the 2020 GamblingCompliance Global Regulatory Awards.

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