Wayne Gretzky has signed a multi-year cope with BetMGM as a model ambassador for the corporate’s hockey and North American advertising and marketing endeavors.
“BetMGM is a terrific firm and one on the forefront of the dynamic adjustments happening within the sports activities enterprise,” Gretzky stated. “I’m excited to be part of the corporate’s continued growth into new states and territories and to assist inform BetMGM’s story.”
BetMGM is a sports activities betting platform that began as a partnership between MGM Resorts Worldwide and Entain, a sports activities betting and playing firm.
The information comes every week after Gretzky introduced his departure from his function because the Edmonton Oilers’ vice-chairman and subsequent arrival as a studio analyst on TNT’s inaugural foray as an official NHL broadcaster in 2021-21.
“Wayne is an distinctive expertise who transcends the sports activities world and we’re proud to welcome him to the BetMGM staff,” BetMGM’s chief income officer Matt Prevost stated. “As we glance towards potential growth into Canada, and elsewhere all through the US, Wayne will convey a novel potential to inform our model story.”
Simply final week, the 60-year-old not too long ago had his rookie card promote for a report $3.75 million. The cardboard, considered one of solely two recognized in existence, was graded Gem Mint 10 by Skilled Sport Authenticator (PSA) and is taken into account one of many rarest on the planet. Even 22 years after his retirement, the demand is clearly nonetheless there for the “Nice One”.