USBets snaps up Sports Handle

USBets snaps up Sports Handle

US-focused gambling news and analysis platform USBets has acquired the Sports Handle website.

Published 3rd December 2018

The acquisition adds to USBets’ roster of gambling resources, including NJ Online Gambling and PennBets.

As part of the deal, Sports Handle founder and editor-in-chief Brett Smiley will join the USBets team, as will deputy editor Jill Dorson. Sports Handle will continue its editorial operations within the USBets portfolio.

“Sports Handle has always prided itself on the quality and depth of its coverage,” Smiley said. “By joining with USBets' talented existing team and ownership group, Sports Handle will be able to expand its breadth of coverage and undertake even more ambitious projects to serve the growing, exciting US sports betting industry.”

USBets CEO Adam Small said: “Adding a top-notch website and two outstanding content creators advances our position in what is becoming an increasingly crowded field.”

The company’s chief operating officer, Robert DellaFave, added: “We have long admired the efforts of Brett Smiley and Jill Dorson and are proud to welcome them to the USBets team.”

Sports Handle launched in 2017.