ESPN Debuts Betting App; Eyes Streaming Service Launch In 2025

ESPN has launched a betting app to reach more sports fans and dropped news that a standalone streaming service is coming in 2025.

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On the heels of confirming plans to launch ESPN as a stand-alone streaming service, the Walt Disney Company launched a sports betting app in its bid to reach even more fans.

The betting app, named ESPN BET, is available in 17 states — Arizona, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia. 

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Joey Solitro

Joey Solitro is a freelance financial journalist at Kiplinger with more than a decade of experience. A longtime equity analyst, Joey has covered a range of industries for media outlets including The Motley Fool, Seeking Alpha, Market Realist, and TipRanks. Joey holds a bachelor's degree in business administration. 

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