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Greenberg Glusker Represents Barstool Sports in the Sale of its Remaining Interest to PENN Entertainment

March 6, 2023Press Release
Greenberg Glusker Deal Announcement

(LOS ANGELES) - Greenberg Glusker LLP represented Barstool Sports, Inc. (“Barstool”), one of the country’s most popular digital media companies, in the sale of its remaining outstanding interest to PENN Entertainment, Inc. (“PENN”) (Nasdaq:  PENN). The transaction closed on February 17, 2023.  Representing Barstool were Greenberg Glusker Partners Katy Spillers, Eric Perlmutter-Gumbiner and Jesse Saivar with assistance from associates Arthur Moore and Raymond Singson.

PENN is North America’s leading provider of integrated entertainment, sports content and casino gaming experiences. PENN operates 43 properties in 20 states, online sports betting in 16 jurisdictions and iCasino in five jurisdictions under a portfolio of well-recognized brands including Hollywood Casino®, L’Auberge®, Barstool Sportsbook® and the Score Bet Sportsbook and Casino®.

Greenberg Glusker LLP has provided outside general counsel services to Barstool since 2016, including PENN’s acquisition of its initial 36% interest in Barstool in 2020, and has assisted with its day-to-day transactional matters including its talent deals, content distribution arrangements, branded content agreements, merchandising transactions, IP licensing, backend technology agreements, and its large trademark portfolio.