The LPGA introduced a multi-year settlement with BetMGM to develop into the tour’s first official betting operator and companion. LPGA odds will likely be featured on BetMGM’s betting menu alongside these of the PGA Tour, the European Tour and different leagues and occasions.
“As a leading sports and entertainment company and already a supporter of women’s golf, BetMGM is uniquely positioned to join the LPGA family as an Official Betting Operator,” Brian Carroll, senior vice chairman of world media distribution for the LPGA, mentioned in a launch. “Sports betting and digital gaming are key elements of the future of sports, and BetMGM is on the forefront of both opportunities. We are happy to partner with them as we look to provide more opportunities for our fans to interact with the LPGA and learn about our incredible athletes.”
MGM Resorts has current sponsor relationships with a number of LPGA stars together with Michelle Wie West, Natalie Gulbis, Danielle Kang, Cristie Kerr, Alison Lee and Anna Nordqvist.
MGM additionally not too long ago partnered with the LPGA for an upcoming occasion. The Bank of Hope LPGA Match-Play Hosted by Shadow Creek will likely be May 26-30 in North Las Vegas. Although Shadow Creek generally is a robust and costly tee time to acquire, the Tom Fazio structure ranks No. 1 in Nevada on Golfweek’s Best state-by-state rating of public-access programs. It additionally ranks No. 10 on Golfweek’s Best Modern Courses listing for all layouts opened after 1960 in the United States.
“We look forward to working with the LPGA and engaging with its fanbase through our market-leading products,” added Matt Prevost, BetMGM chief income officer. “BetMGM’s advanced betting technology provides a user-friendly experience for LPGA fans and a myriad of betting options to choose from.”
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