PointsBet debuts World Cup soccer studio

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PointsBet hasannounced the debut of “Stoppage Time with Ian Joy,” marking the second show produced from the company’s new studio in New York City.

This announcement comes on the heels of PointsBet launching its Soccer OddsFactory integration, which includes the most live betting markets in the US, ahead of the 2022 World Cup.

“Stoppage Time with Ian Joy” will be hosted by American born Scottish sports broadcaster and former professional footballer Ian Joy and feature full game previews, betting insights, and more for every single World Cup game, with the content set to be integrated within the betting markets available on the PointsBet app. 

The show will premiere on Thursday, November 17to provide bettors the insights they need right before the start of the World Cup in Qatar on November 20. Episodes will be released every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday and be available on all podcast platforms, PointsBet’s social media channels, and on YouTube.

“With the most talked about soccer event beginning in just a few short days, we’re building PointsBet to be the premier destination for all things World Cup – from market-leading live betting options to best-in-class content,” said Liam Roecklein, SVP of Content at PointsBet USA. “The interest in soccer continues to grow among the US betting community and we’re tapping into that with the debut of our new show ‘Stoppage Time with Ian Joy. Whether you’re new to soccer or a veteran, this show will deliver a whole new experience for bettors.”

Ian will be joined by different guests, including former USMNT player Jimmy Conrad, soccer insider Fabrizio Romano, betting expert Jon Eimer, social media influencer Alex Ramos, who will join live from Qatar, and many more.

“I’m honored and privileged to be partnering with a leading sportsbook like PointsBet to create one-of-a-kind soccer content for the World Cup and beyond,” said former pro footballer Ian Joy. “This World Cup will be unlike no other, and I’m excited to bring soccer fans and bettors with a new way to enjoy every second of the tournament.”