FanDuel’s Sportsbook will be incorporating IMG ARENA’s Golf Event Center with the FedEx St. Jude Championship. This will help in boosting the platform’s golf betting options. To commemorate the event, FanDuel will be providing a 25% profit increase for the benefit of bettors on every bet made on a live market in the course of the tournament.
According to the President of FanDuel Group, Christian Genetski, the company being the official betting operator pertaining to the PGA TOUR, they remain engaged in scouring avenues for enhancing the overall golf betting scenario. With the incorporation of IMG ARENA’s Golf Event Center, within the sportsbook platform, golf enthusiasts will be provided the option of connecting with an entire array of live markets that will bring about a fresh exposure of linking up with golf through each hole.
The live markets will consist of closest to the pin, longest drive, number of birdies, and a whole lot of added swing by swing bets. Where the FedEx St. Jude Championship is concerned, the company will provide more than 21 opportunities to lay their bets through a bunker shot challenge. On displaying a bet slip, users will come in for a bunker shot for winning bonus bets amounting to $5,000.
Provision will be made by the IMG ARENA Golf Event Center for better data visuals that enthusiasts can view in the course of the tournaments. By making it possible to trace every shot, and see profiles of holes and course maps, the users will be provided the required tools for creating superior betting options. A live customizable leaderboard will be made available to keep track of bit by bit playing skills of the golfing experts.
In the opinion of the Vice President of Gaming at the PGA TOUR, Scott Warfield, the incorporation of the Golf Event Center will be opening the doors for gaining further options for golf betting.
As for the Ambassador of FanDuel, Jordan Spieth, he believes their effort towards the creation of an enhanced golf betting exposure for golfing enthusiasts is finally going to bear fruit.
So far as the Vice President of Sales, Americas at IMG ARENA, Brian Clayton is concerned, he believes their Golf Event Center is the first interactive golf betting platform. Through this, golf enthusiasts will come in for all-inclusive data visual functions while the PGA TOUR is on.
Where the IMG ARENA is concerned, it is IMG’s sports data and technology base and is meant for the betting, media and performance ecosystems. It is a wing of the Endeavor network and based in London. It is known to offer live streaming and data feeds for over 65,000 sporting events yearly. There are also virtual sports products and front end solutions like the UFC Event Center. Some of its clients are PGA TOUR, UFC Roland Garros and others.
FanDuel Group is a creative sports technology entertainment organization. It consists of a collection of top brands throughout gaming, sports betting, advance deposit betting and other options. FanDuel is present in 50 states that provide mobile sports betting and boasts of having roughly 17 million customers.
IMG on the other hand, is a top player in sports, events, fashion and media. The company is into looking after some of the prime athletes and the fashion fraternity. It is known to organize plenty of live events and is involved in the production and distribution of sports and entertainment media. It also provides licensing, as well as sports training and league creation.