ESPN BET Texas Sportsbook App Review & Updates

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ESPN BET Texas Guide

After years of partnering with sportsbook apps like DraftKings, ESPN is finally diving headfirst into Texas sports betting with ESPN BET, their new sportsbook launching this fall.

The new betting app made its much-awaited launch on November 14, 2023, in more than 10 legal states where Barstool previously held licenses.

ESPN BET Texas: What You Need to Know

📆 Expected ESPN BET Texas Launch Date:2025 at the earliest
✏️ ESPN BET Texas Promo Code:TBD
🎁 Expected ESPN BET TX Bonus:$1,000 first deposit match
🏢 Expected Retail Partner:TBD
Last Updated:May 8, 2024

ESPN BET Texas Legality

ESPN BET Texas is not yet legal. The sportsbook has recently undergone rebranding from Barstool Sportsbook Texas. Following the completion of this process, ESPN BET has launched across multiple states, including close by in Louisiana, Kansas, and Colorado.

Expected Launch Date of ESPN BET in Texas

The potential launch date for ESPN BET Texas will be dependent on the legalization of sports betting in Texas. The Texas legislature declined to pass a sports betting bill in their 2023 session. Because the legislature meets every other year, it will be 2025 at the earliest before betting is legalized in Texas. The launch of ESPN BET and other apps like BetMGM sportsbook in Texas would likely follow quickly.

ESPN BET Texas Sportsbook Legislation Timeline: May 2024

  • 📆 November 14, 2023: ESPN BET rolls out in more than 15 legal states.
  • 📆 August 8, 2023: ESPN and PENN Entertainment announce the launch of ESPN BET, a new sportsbook that is being rebranded from Barstool Sportsbook. The targeted launch date is sometime in the fall of 2023.

What is the ESPN BET Texas Promo Code?

Currently, the ESPN BET Texas Promo Code is unknown due to sports betting being illegal in Texas. 

Because ESPN BET is essentially a rebranded version of the existing Barstool Sportsbook app, it is reasonable to expect a similar offer like the Barstool $1,000 bonus for new users.  ESPN BET might also incorporate promotions from other sportsbook apps like Caesars sportsbook.

How to Claim the ESPN BET Bonus Code in Texas

Once ESPN BET is up and running in Texas, getting your hands on the bonus code is expected to be a breeze. It might be as simple as signing up for an ESPN BET account. After your account gets verified, you could unlock the offer and start enjoying the perks.

Keep in mind, though, that this is just speculation for now. We're waiting to gather more information about the ESPN BET promo code to provide you with all the juicy details. Stay tuned!

Who Can Redeem the ESPN Bet Promo in Texas?

Once ESPN BET gets rolling in Texas—and once sports betting is legalized in the state—folks who are hanging out within the state lines and are of legal sports betting age (that's 21 years and older) should be all set to dive into the ESPN BET promo action. It'll be awhile before this happens, however, and the state has a long way to go before sports betting is legal in the state.

    What to Expect from ESPN BET Texas

    Expectations are high for ESPN BET as the app will combine the prowess of ESPN and the betting experience of PENN Entertainment. Here are some features we are expecting from this partnership.

    World Class Experience

    One feature that can be anticipated from ESPN BET Texas is a high-quality user experience. This is because the brand will be leveraging PENN Entertainment's platform, which is currently powering the Barstool Sportsbook betting app. But the real power of the new ESPN BET app will come in how the Worldwide Leader leverages its power as the destination for sports fans. Expect ESPN BET to be an integral part of ESPN television broadcasts, social media and digital marketing for a long time to come.

    Wide Variety of Sports

    ESPN BET Texas users can look forward to an array of sports to bet on. From popular leagues like the NFL, NBA, and MLB to niche sports and international events, the platform is expected to offer a wide variety of betting options. Whether it's the excitement of American football, the intensity of basketball, the strategy of baseball, or the thrill of sports from around the world, ESPN BET is likely to cater to a broad range of sports enthusiasts, ensuring that there's something for everyone to engage with and wager on.

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    Jeremy Botter is a commercial editor for He is a former senior writer for CNN, managing editor at FloSports and associate editor for

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