Times are changing: College athletes no longer get anything for the resemblance of their name
Concacaf announced today that the 2021 Concacaf Gold Cup Final scheduled for August 1 at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas is sold out.
An event scheduled for Allegiant Stadium in August is sold out. The Gold Cup final became the fastest sold-out in tournament history and the first sold-out for a sporting event at Allegiant Stadium. All general seating tickets sold out in just 90 minutes after they went on sale to the general public. More than 60,000 fans are expected in the final.
Hockey legend Wayne gretzky signed a multi-year brand ambassador contract with leading sports betting and digital gaming company, BetMGM. Gretzky will join BetMGM to strengthen its marketing efforts in North America. Also: The NFL Baltimore Ravens and BetMGM have a new multi-year partnership. BetMGM has become the Ravens’ first “official playing partner”. The team and BetMGM will work together to create co-branded promotions for Ravens fans. Additionally, BetMGM brand signage will be visible at the Ravens’ M&T Bank stadium, in digital media and in embedded social media content.
A sports and entertainment director for MGM Resorts International is the new Commissioner Pac-12. George kliavkoff is stepping down as president of entertainment and sports for MGM Resorts International to replace Larry Scott, who was fired in January after having held the position since 2009. Kliavkoff had worked for MGM Resorts since 2018 and takes over Pac-12 as commissioner July 1.
Wynn Resorts is launching a new club concept this year at Raiders’ Allegiant Stadium. Here is the press release if you want to read it.
It’s official: the dates of Las Vegas NFL Draft Extravaganza takes place from April 28-30, 2022. The Strip Center will be closed and football fans will be packing Las Vegas Boulevard for the three-day event.
Findlay Toyota takes over as sponsor of Zappos’ Las Vegas Lights FC soccer jersey.
You can own a piece of the Las Vegas-based UFC promoting the MMA fight show led by Dana White. UFC owner Endeavor is now public and trades under the symbol EDR. Endeavor attempted an IPO in 2019 and ended the attempt due to low investor interest. It should be noted that Endeavor recorded a net loss of $ 992 million on revenue of $ 3.48 billion last year, according to the filings, according to FOX Business. The Hollywood talent agency, which owns the UFC after buying the fight promotion in Las Vegas for more than $ 4 billion in 2016, also manages IMG and WME. FOX Business also said Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, JP Morgan and Deutsche Bank Securities are leading the offer.