Players who end up at the top of
the leaderboard are eligible for real money gifts, which are determined
by the size and stakes of the tournament. They
can also buy their way in by purchasing additional credits via PayPal or
Since its inception mid-last year, Live Bet has already raised $1M
against a $3M valuation between Castle, Metric Gaming, Bellwether
Technologies, LLC, and other private investors.
No other company domestically, real money or free-to-play, offers
authentic play-by-play sports line betting. Live Bet is a collaboration with Metric
Games, an industry leader in mobile sports wagering software, and
social casino developer Bellwether Technologies, LLC.
. There’s even a chat feature to taunt your opponents.
“Last year’s Super Bowl was the most watched live TV event in US
history, despite it being a blowout. Over the course of several
events, players can earn their way into higher stakes tournaments. Unlike fantasy football
tournaments or apps, Live
Bet enables fans to bet along with actual live sporting events as
the action happens; wagering on everything from the final score, point
spread, and what will happen next.
LAS VEGAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Live Bet, a developer of social sports betting second screen
experiences, is announcing its new Live Bet Sports free play-by-play
tournament-style betting service and app. “Consider that a recent NFL
poll showed 37 percent of those polled participate in some sort of
fantasy football, Super Bowl pool, sports book bet or bet with an
associate – you can see the potential appeal for an app like Live Bet.”
About Live Bet
For more information or to join a tournament, please visit: http://live-bet-sports.com.
To join a tournament, players log on via their Facebook
profile and use credits – which refresh on game days, to enter the
tournament of their choice for free.
Bets can be placed on yardage gained, penalties, turnovers, and more in
a dynamic experience powered by Metric
Gaming’s world-class sports betting analytics and professional odds
makers setting the market.
“Bellwether brought their social casino expertise to the table and Live
Bet was born.”
Founded in 2014 by video game and casino gaming veteran Louis
Castle (former CSO of ShuffleMaster;
co-founder of Westwood
Studios), Live Bet is a privately-held company based in Las Vegas,
Nevada. Players more knowledgeable about their teams,
the game, or sports betting odds will have an advantage, though Live Bet
is intuitive enough for the most casual betting pool participant to
enjoy. Launching its open m88 beta just
in time for the Super
Bowl game on Sunday, February 1st, Live Bet’s ‘lean in’
second screen experience is played along with the game via smartphones,
tablets or on a browser, which makes watching live sports more engaging
“I saw a demonstration of Metric’s real time mobile betting technology
and my thoughts immediately jumped to the application it would have as a
second screen experience for sports enthusiasts,” continued Castle. Viewership for this season’s games
shows the NFL is more
popular than ever, with the 2014 division championship games
viewers each; up from last year,” said Louis Castle, CEO of Live
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