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Disney Announces the Launch Date for New Partnership

Disney Announces the Launch Date for New Partnership

Recently, Disney has been scrambling to improve their bottom line. While they’ve announced park expansions, purchasing entertainment, and more, they’re moving into a new arena now. Read details and let us know if you agree with this move.

Disney Entertainment

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Photo: ESPN

Disney Entertainment includes the company’s portfolio of entertainment media and content businesses globally, including streaming services. Their brand includes Pixar, Marvel, LucasFilm, ABC, FX, Hulu, National Geographic, and more.

Disney also owns ESPN and its subsidiaries, including international sports channels. Recently, The Walt Disney Company announced it would purchase Hulu from Comcast. Take a look at details HERE.

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Recently, we also shared that The Walt Disney Company was entering the betting arena. Take a look at details on just how this will work HERE.

Viewers can place bets through ESPN’s mobile app and website. You can see in the photo above there is a space for it on the ESPN mobile website. It’s not active yet though, but it will be soon.

Starting Dates and Places

Credit: Susan

ESPN BET will launch in the following 17 states: Arizona, Colorado, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Michigan, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia on November 14, 2023.

ESPN BET launches on November 14 in 17 states.

Pitaro previously stated that the company would likely partner with an existing sportsbook rather than create one of its own. He said that the decision would be one that works for ESPN as well as the Walt Disney Company as a whole.

Do you agree that this “works well for ESPN as well as the Walt Disney Company as a whole?” Or would you prefer Disney to step back from the entertainment business and focus on theme parks? Please let us know in the comments and share this post with a friend.


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