- The PGA Tour and the American Gaming Association partnered to create golf betting content.
- The American Gaming Association has also partnered with the NHL and NASCAR as part of the Have A Game Plan Bet Responsibly campaign.
- PointsBet, DraftKings, FanDuel, and BetMGM are all of the PGA Tour’s official betting partners.
PONTE VEDRA, Fla. — The Professional Golf Association (PGA) and the American Gaming Association (AGA) have partnered to create golf betting content to educate fans on responsible sports betting.
The content will be a part of the AGA’s Have A Game Plan Bet Responsibly campaign that NASCAR and the NHL are part of. There will also be a golf centered campaign called “Know When To Lay Up” which will be where most of the content will be published. The PGA and AGA will create responsible gaming content on social media and other digital platforms to remind bettors to bet responsibly.
RELEASE: The AGA is excited to have the @PGATOUR join our #HaveAGamePlan campaign. Together, we’ll team up to educate golf fans on how to #KnowWhenToLayUp and bet responsibly. Full details: https://t.co/pnLuBCX945
— American Gaming Association (@AmericanGaming) January 19, 2021
“The AGA is thrilled to welcome the PGA TOUR to our growing responsible sports betting campaign,” said Casey Clark, AGA Senior Vice President, Strategic Communications. “As legal sports betting continues to expand in both availability and popularity, it is imperative that responsible gaming education keeps pace. Today’s announcement is a testament to the TOUR’s thoughtful approach to sports betting and marks an important step in continuing to engage all industry stakeholders in our shared responsibility to educate fans on safely and responsibly betting on sports.”
Since the 2018 repeal of PASPA, the PGA TOUR has not been shy about embracing sports betting as a vessel of its sport. There are four major betting operators that the PGA Tour has partnered with since the legalization of sports wager display the sports push to normalize betting.
Official Betting Partners of the PGA Tour
- Bet MGM
The PGA is already partnered with some of the biggest names in the sports betting industry including IMG ARENA which is licensed and provides live scoring data to betting operators around the globe.
“A key pillar of the PGA TOUR’s sports betting strategy is responsible gaming and ensuring our fans are equipped with the appropriate resources so they are properly prepared and educated,” said Scott Warfield, VP of Gaming at the PGA TOUR. “By aligning with the American Gaming Association in support of its Have A Game Plan campaign we’re able to align our efforts and provide a consistent message focused on responsible gaming.” *
Betting on the PGA TOUR is now a main driver for attracting new fans to the sport. As legal sports betting in the United States continues to grow expect one of the major professional sports leagues such as the NFL, MLB, and NBA to join the AGA on this campaign in the future.
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