The World Sports Network, or WSN, is an independent online sports and betting guide that features news, stories, picks, predictions and odds on the basis of a set of guiding editorial principles.
Our international team of sports and betting experts deliver in-depth reviews of major legal sportsbooks, breaking US and world sports news, betting statistics and tips, previews and the best predictions and odds coverage online for hundreds of competitions around the globe.
WSN was founded in 2005 and redesigned in 2016. It is operated by the Danish media company, Rebel Penguin ApS, which is in turn owned by Gaming Innovation Group.
WSN was included on AlwaysOn’s 2009 OnHollywood Top 100 which recognises top private media companies considered to be “game-changing players in the digital entertainment industries.”
In 2017, Rebel Penguin ApS was acquired by Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) and WSN.com is now fully owned by one of the world’s leading online gaming companies.
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Licenses to Operate in the US
At the beginning of 2019, Gaming Innovation Group, through its subsidiary Innovation Labs Limited, was granted an affiliate vendor registration in the State of New Jersey (vendor ID 0091068), which allowed WSN.com to promote legal sportsbooks in the Garden State.
In December 2019, the Indiana Gaming Commission issued iGaming Cloud Inc, a subsidiary of Gaming Innovation Group, with a certificate of registration for sports wagering in the state of Indiana (certificate of registration number SWR-000148).
In February 2020, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control board approved iGaming Cloud Inc. as a gaming service provider. This enabled WSN to provide affiliate services in the state of Pennsylvania.
In June 2020, the Colorado Limited Gaming Control Commission granted iGaming Cloud Inc. a Vendor Minor sports betting license (account number 94414163), allowing WSN to promote legal sportsbooks in the state of Colorado.
In July 2020, iGaming Cloud Inc. was granted an interim Sports Wagering Supplier license from the West Virginia Lottery Commission under the license number SWS 066, allowing WSN to provide sports betting affiliate services in the state of West Virginia.
iGaming Cloud Inc. was approved as a vendor in the state of Tennessee in October 2020, making The Volunteer State the sixth US state in which WSN was licensed to operate.
In November 2020, WSN was granted a vendor registration (VR007603-20-001) via iGaming Cloud Inc. for sports betting in the state of Michigan by the Michigan Gaming Control Board.
WSN is approved by the Illinois Gaming Board to operate in Illinois.
WSN is approved by the Nevada Gaming Control Board to provide affiliation services to online gaming operators in the state of Nevada.
The Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission (IRGC) has approved WSN to provide affiliate marketing services to gaming operators in Iowa.
In March 2021, The Virginia Lottery, which oversees sports betting in the State of Virginia certified WSN to operate there.
WSN was approved to operate in the State of Wyoming on August 4th, 2021 by the Wyoming Secretary of State.
In 2021 WSN was granted two licenses to operate in the State of Arizona by the Arizona Department of Gaming in order to conduct DFS and Wagerings activities.
In 2022 WSN was granted a license to operate in the State of Maryland with vendor number V211205910.
In 2022 WSN was granted a license to operate in the State of New York by the NYS Gaming Commission. DOS ID: 6340232.
In 2022 WSN was granted a license under number 11514122 #FT93 by the State of Louisiana.
Our Office Locations
10700 Stringfellow Rd
W. Raymond Felton
99 Wood Avenue South
Rebel Penguin ApS
2200 København N
Gaming Innovation Group
Saint Julian’s STJ 3148
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GiG Media Top 3 in the EGR Power Affiliates Ranking 2021
WSN is part of Gaming Innovation Group’s media affiliate business. In 2021, GiG Media has been given industry recognition as one of the top 3 power affiliates within the gaming industry.
Jonas Warrer, GiG Media CMO says:
I am extremely proud that we have officially been named one of the top three Power Affiliates in this year’s EGR Power Affiliates Ranking, up nine places from last year! This is a strong testament to all the hard work and dedication the organization has put into improving our websites, our campaigns, our IT, our content, our design – just to name a few areas. I am happy to see that our focus on organic growth resulted in continuous improvements throughout 2020, with the aim of new all-time highs to come throughout the rest of 2021.