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Fox Betting Plan Stalls as Murdoch Wrestles With FanDuel Parent

  • Heavily promoted Fox Bet app is only available in four states
  • Option to buy stake in FanDuel is heading to arbitration
Terry Bradshaw and Clint Bowyer for the FOX Bet 2021 season.
Terry Bradshaw and Clint Bowyer for the FOX Bet 2021 season.Source: FOX Bet/PRNewswire

Fox Corp.’s plan to be a major player in sports betting has hit a snag with the fledgling sports betting site Fox Bet struggling and the company failing to resolve ongoing ownership issues with its partner Flutter Entertainment Plc.

The 3-year-old site, heavily promoted on Fox TV networks, is only available in four states, and Fox Chief Executive Officer Lachlan Murdoch said he’s unhappy with the progress.