- DraftKings will become the official daily fantasy sports provider and sportsbook for the Nashville Predators.
- DraftKings becomes the first official sports betting operator aligned with the NHL team.
- This is a multi-year deal.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Betting on the Nashville Predators just got a bit more interesting as the ice hockey team has become official partners with DraftKings Sportsbook.
With the partnership, DraftKings will now become the official sportsbook and daily fantasy sports provider for the team.
This is a multi-year deal that will give team data to DraftKings. This is the Predators’ first-ever sports betting partnership.
Predators Meet DraftKings
NHL bettors will find betting on the Nashville Predators at DraftKings sportsbook a seamless experience. The sportsbook will have the most accurate and updated team data throughout the season.
This is especially good for daily fantasy sports, or DFS, as DraftKings is also the official provider for DFS content.
“As soon as the Tennessee Sports Gaming Act was passed in April, we immediately began our search for an experienced sports betting partner,” said Chris Junghans, EVP & Chief Revenue Officer, Nashville Predators. “With legal sports betting now live in Tennessee, we are thrilled to announce our formal relationship with industry-leading DraftKings. Through this multi-year agreement, Predators fans across the state will have access to the GOLD STANDARD of sports betting information technology, which provides a competitive, reliable and responsible platform. We look forward to entering this new era of Tennessee sports fandom together and also to seeing everything that this partnership will bring to our state and to our fans.”
Tennessee just recently launched legal sports betting on November 1, 2020 and the Predators wasted no time in going all-in on sports betting.
The Tennessee Sports Gaming Act was approved by legislators at the last legislative session, allowing sports betting operators to operate in the Volunteer State.
With the new deal with the Nashville Predators, sports bettors in Tennessee will begin to see the major benefits of having regulated betting in the state.
“After recently launching the top-rated DraftKings Sportsbook app in Tennessee, we are thrilled to continue our momentum in the state by announcing our latest team deal with the Nashville Predators,” said Ezra Kucharz, Chief Business Officer, DraftKings. “As a result of this collaboration, Predators fans will get the full DraftKings experience both on and off the ice as we look forward to the return of hockey season.”
When the next NHL season starts, sports bettors will be able to utilize the full integration of team-specific features for Nashville. Tennessee sports teams are wasting no time in getting involved with legal sports betting.
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