A Next-Level Sports Betting App

ZenSports is a peer-to-peer sports betting marketplace where anyone can create and accept sports bets with anyone else in the world, without the need for a centralized bookmaker.

  • Deposit funds instantly
Deposit funds instantly using cryptocurrencies or fiat. No long wait times or deposit fees. Reduced betting fees compared to traditional bookmakers.
  • SPORTS token
Use our SPORTS utility token for placing bets and getting awesome discounts, cash back rewards, bonuses, and other perks. Betting also available in BTC or USD (without discounts/rewards).
  • Decentralized Platform
Decentralized, peer-to-peer platform where anyone can create and accept bets with anyone in the world, without the need for a centralized bookmaker. Trust-less system that lets the marketplace settle bet results and disputes.

Start betting on sports today!

Our product does it all. Crypto or fiat deposits and withdrawals, access to data from over 26 sports leagues worldwide for easy creation of bets, and one-tap accepting of bets. Bet anonymously with anyone in the world, or invite friends to bet with you.

ZenSports' P2P sports betting marketplace is currently only available to residents outside the United States. Customers within the U.S. may view sports betting odds and data, but not place any bets. Daily Fantasy Sports contests are available to both residents within and outside the U.S.

Download our native iOS and Android sports betting app today to begin betting on sports!

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How it Works

Check out the video below to see how we make online sports betting easier and more fun compared to a traditional bookmaker.

Create your own sports bets on your terms that others accept
Accept any kind of sports bet imaginable from others in the world
De-centralized marketplace that eliminates shady bookmaker dispute handling
Manage funds, transactions, and bets all in one place

Meet our Team, Advisors, and Investors

Mark Thomas
Co-Founder & CEO
Mark is a seasoned entrepreneur with experience founding tech startups and other businesses. Most recently, he was the Co-Founder & CEO of Reesio, a VC-backed startup within real estate technology that was acquired by Realtor.com in 2015. Mark does everything for ZenSports except coding, including Product Management, User Experience Design, Marketing, PR, Sales, Recruiting, HR, Finance, and Accounting.
Etan Mizrahi-Shalom
Co-Founder & CTO
Etan handles all of ZenSports’ back-end development. This includes architecting all of the databases, frameworks, algorithms, and server management. He also knows Android development and helps out with that from time to time. Before joining ZenSports, Etan designed and ran a sports handicap system based on the ELO system.
Adil Sher
Chief Mobile Engineer
Adil handles all of ZenSports’ front-end iOS and Android development. This includes implementing new user experiences,front-end design, and setting up the appropriate API back-end calls for both iOS and Android.
Federico Aloconada
Chief API & Blockchain Engineer
Federico has 7+ years of software and blockchain engineering experience, including cryptocurrency wallet, payment, and loyalty products. He holds an MS in Computer Science, and is responsible for managing and developing all of ZenSports’ blockchain smart contracts and cryptocurrency API’s from architecture to deployment.
John Dulay
Chief Product Officer
John leads the strategic product direction, UX design, customer research/interviews, and bi-weekly sprint cycle management for ZenSports. Prior to ZenSports, he co-founded Reesio with Mark, which was acquired by Realtor.com in 2015.
Mark Saldana
Chief Marketing Officer
Mark is an experienced marketer with more than 10 years of experience creating effective marketing campaigns that attract and delight customers. Previously, he worked at Box, 500 Startups, and other well-known tech companies.
Ari Argirov
Lead Backend Engineer
Ari is an experienced Ruby on Rails engineer working on Zensports' back-end architecture. Handling anything from new features, to server optimization, to code reviews. He knows best practices and is leading the charge to keep our codebase healthy and scalable.
Richtone Hangad
Lead iOS/Android Engineer
Richtone is an experienced mobile developer with a demonstrated history of working with home health and hospice software within the healthcare industry. He also has a history of working with e-commerce and food delivery apps. He's skilled in Native Android and iOS development, as well as Flutter development.
Gigi Chang
Lead Visual/UX Designer
Gigi is the one responsible for making ZenSports' app and website beautiful and easy to navigate. She has over 7 years of experience in understanding and developing products from concept ideas into production with a high degree of success in a competitive landscape. She is highly innovative and passionate in Product UI/UX Design with high proficiencies in problem-solving, visual UI design, UX design, UX research, user-centered design principles and methodologies, interaction design, and agile scrum. Recognized as a creative team lead with a unique skill-set that spans various disciplines from digital marketing to hands-on UI/UX design.
Jacob Shrader
GM of eSports
Jacob manages the entire eSports business at ZenSports, including tournaments that we run, educational efforts, and marketing to new eSports betting customers. Previously, he was an eSports journalist for ESTNN.com, where he created the first Fortnite Power Rankings. Jacob is currently an economics major at Tufts University.
Roger Caneda
Online Growth Manager
Roger manages creative brand building, marketing, sales, sponsorships, influencer marketing, and many other key areas for ZenSports. Prior to ZenSports, Roger was the GM of Gaming at the Dallas Mavericks, Head of Partnerships at Comcast Spectator, and the Marketing Manager at Gale Force Esports. Roger believes in helping brands elevate their awareness not just through gaming but through content and connecting with their audience.
Jor Law
Advisor & Investor
Jor is a corporate/securities attorney with a strong background in startups, technology, and alternative finance. He founded and grew VerifyInvestor.com to become the world’s dominant accredited investor verification service at the time it was acquired. Jor is a pioneer in building out the ecosystem for digitizing and trading securities on the blockchain and has helped many notable companies build out their products or business units. Jor is also an angel investor in ZenSports.
Stephen Ste Marie
Stephen has been directly responsible for aggressively launching and building consumer-driven businesses, domestically & internationally, for more than thirty years. He has held CEO/general management and C-level marketing, sales and content roles in technology, media and consumer products companies, including Time Warner Cable and DirecTV.
Steve Walsh
Advisor & Investor
Steve is the CEO of Procurrence, a technology marketplace focused on small and medium businesses. Steve is an entrepreneur and angel investor with a 20+ year background working as an executive for some of the largest technology and media companies like Comcast and Cox Communications. Steve is also an angel investor in ZenSports.
Jimmy Ku
Advisor & Investor
Jimmy is an experienced entrepreneur and startup investor. He is currently the COO at MixerBox, which is a music app that allows users to easily combine different music platforms on one device. Jimmy was responsible for making several high-quality investor introductions to ZenSports, including the Chief Strategy Officer at ICON, the Co-Founder of Augur, and an investor at TenCent (all of which are investors in ZenSports).
Erik Brue
Advisor & Investor
Erik is the CEO of Themis Data Solutions, which is the premier data aggregator in publicly available court-related documents. Previously, Erik was the Chief Data Officer at Bridg, and the VP of Strategy and Business Development at Experian. Erik is also a two-time angel investor in ZenSports.

Jason Calacanis
Jason is one of the most prolific and high-profiled angel investors in the world. Jason was an early investor in Uber, Robinhood, Thumbtack, Wealthfront, and Calm. Jason founded LAUNCH accelerator, which ZenSports went through in 2019. He also founded The Syndicate, which is an angel syndicate of 4,000+ investors. Both LAUNCH and The Syndicate made follow-on investments into ZenSports’ Seed round in September 2020.
Grant Lincoln
Grant is the CEO of Strategic Gaming Management and Baldini’s Sports Book and Casino in Nevada. ZenSports has signed a deal with Strategic Gaming Management to purchase the Big Wheel Casino in Lovelock, NV and to operate the sports book at Baldini’s Sports Book & Casino in Sparks, NV. This will allow ZenSports to operate its mobile app anywhere in the state of Nevada once licensed.
MicroVentures connects angel investors with startups. It is the first online, equity-based crowdfunding to enable venture capital financing. MicroVentures provides founders access to early stage capital, and accredited investors opportunities to invest in private equity. It is also the first broker/dealer in the U.S. to help start-ups raise capital in exchange for equity.
ICON Foundation supports the promotion and development of the ICON Project ('ICON' or 'ICON Network'). ICON is one of the largest blockchain networks in the world. Our decentralized network allows independent blockchains with different governances to transact with one another without intermediaries. ICON is a vision with a proven track record and has progressed beyond the initial concept stage. ICON already boasts independent blockchains comprised of reputable institutions in major industries – banks, securities, insurance, hospitals, universities, and more.
Acceleprise was one of the first SaaS focused accelerators in the United States. provide entrepreneurs an opportunity to tap into the extensive network of great enterprise companies, mentors and investors. With the consumerization of the enterprise and continued adoption of the Saas model across every industry, Acceleprise will focus on investing in very early stage companies that are solving very targeted vertical or horizontally specific pain points with an easy to use application and have a team in place with the relevant operating experience to make it happen.
Steven Fan
Steven is the Executive Director of Investments at TenCent, and is a long-time angel investor. Angel investments include NerdWallet, Halal Guys, and Uber China (Didi).
Jeremy Gardner
Jeremy is the Co-Founder & Managing Partner of Ausum Ventures, which is an early stage hybrid venture-hedge fund committed to world-changing blockchain technologies. Investments span crypto assets, ICOs/SAFTS, and equity. Jeremy was also a Co-Founder of Augur, and has been an investor, advisor, and entrepreneur in several other blockchain projects.

SPORTS Utility Token

In addition to betting with Bitcoin or fiat (USD), ZenSports also offers its own cryptocurrency utility token called SPORTS for betting and paying fees with. When you place bets with SPORTS, you'll pay discounted betting fees, get cash back for reaching certain betting volumes, and earn bonuses for performing other actions. You can also deposit and withdraw SPORTS from/to your ICONex wallet at anytime. See below for more information on our SPORTS Rewards Program. SPORTS is built on ICON's protocol .

Awesome rewards you'll earn when betting with SPORTS!

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Reduction in betting fees and dispute escrow withholdings

  • Maker: 1% betting fee (otherwise 2.5% if using BTC or USD)
  • Taker: 2.5% betting fee (otherwise 5% if using BTC or USD)
  • Dispute Escrow Fees: 5% for Maker and 2.5% for Taker (otherwise 10% and 5% if using BTC or USD)

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Cash Back & Other Bonuses

  • Earn up to 2% Cash Back based on your Betting Volume
  • Earn Bonuses for making Infrequent Withdrawals from your wallet
  • Eligibility for special contests and promotions with additional Bonus opportunities.

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Referral Bonuses when you tell the world about ZenSports

  • Refer others to ZenSports using your unique Referral Bonus Code
  • Earn 1% of your Referrals' SPORTS Betting Volume for the first 6 months.
  • No limits to the number of Referrals you can make or to the Bonuses you can earn!

Get your sports betting on today!