FanDuel upped the stakes as the sportsbook is set to host its inaugural Super Bowl live stream. Numerous celebrity guests will participate in the event and they will compete in a series of tail-gate games. As for the viewers, they will have the chance to predict the winner and win a share of $200,000 in prizes.
“Watch & Win” Will Be Streamed on the YouTube Channel of McAfee
The event will be hosted by Pat McAfee and Lisa Kerney from Los Angeles’ Magic Box and is scheduled to take place the night before the Cincinnati Bengals and Los Angeles Rams clash at Super Bowl LVI. The hosts will be joined by quite a lot of celebrities.
Some of them include Emmitt Smith, Anthony Anderson, Wiz Khalifa, Joe Montana, Brian Urlacher, Ludacris, Steve Smith Sr, Brian Urlacher, Ed Reed, Terrell Owens and Michael Irvin. Ludacris and Wiz Khalifa are set to perform live during the event.
FanDuel reminded those who wish to attend the event in person that they need to be over 21 years of age and have proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test not older than 48 hours before attending the show. Those that cannot attend the event will be able to stream it via McAfee’s official YouTube channel.
All of the aforementioned guests will participate in numerous tail-gate games such as darts, mini-golf, and axe-throwing while guests will be able to wager on the winners via FanDuel Fantasy and FanDuel Sportsbook.
In a statement, FanDuel said that as an official sportsbook partner of the NFL, it will provide sports fans with quite a unique experience with the Watch & Win event.
FanDuel Is Making Huge Progress in the US
FanDuel inked a deal with Sports Gambling Guides to boost its marketing on social media channels. In a statement, the president of SGG, Troy Paul stated that thanks to this partnership, FanDuel will be able to expand the number of registered users, which currently sits at around 12 million.
Not only that, but the company recently expanded its partnership with Evolution as the adoption of online gaming grows in the US. With the new deal, Evolution will remain FanDuel’s exclusive provider of live casino games. These two companies have been working side by side since 2020 and managed to bring live games in key jurisdictions.
FanDuel’s general manager and VP of casino, Jesse Chemtob, stated that when the original deal with Evolution was signed in 2020, it was clear that the company believed that live games are the next step in the evolution of the iGaming market. Chemtob went on to say that the company is extremely pleased with Evolution’s products and that FanDuel is eager to expand its live game offering to provide customers with the best experience.