The NFL is stepping up its efforts to make gambling more mainstream by infusing its broadcasts with gambling content and bringing betting into stadiums. It has also announced a partnership with Caesars, DraftKings, and FanDuel as official betting partners. The league is aiming to generate $270 million this year from gambling deals. The NFL is not alone in seeing betting grow. Other sports have also been aggressive in embracing gambling as an official business.
NFL teams have yet to designate official betting partners
The NFL is the last major American sports league to sign an official betting deal. In April, the league announced the designation of three sportsbooks as official betting partners. These partners will be provided with official league data in return for promoting their relationship with the league and tying their brand to statistics. If the five-year deal holds, the NFL will receive nearly $1 billion in revenue, and teams can opt out after three years.
PGA Tour betting increased by 50 percent from 2020 to ’21
The PGA Tour has been expanding its sports betting business since the Supreme Court’s decision in June to allow legal betting in sports events. In 2020, the amount of bets and the number of bettors with PGA Tour official betting operators will increase by 50 percent and 40 percent, respectively. The PGA Tour also created a new position for a senior vice president of gaming and media, Norb Gambuzza, who was appointed two years ago following the ruling.
NHL betting has increased by 40 percent from 2020 to ’21
The NHL has changed the regular season schedule for 2020-21, which will see teams play 82 games in that time. The NHL season runs from October through April, with the playoffs the real fun. Since betting on the NHL is now a billion-dollar industry, there are numerous ways to make money from hockey. Here are some ideas to get you started. For example, check out PointsBet’s video and social media channels for weekly top games analysis and daily NHL betting picks.