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Connor McDavid has signed on as a brand ambassador of sports betting company BetMGM, becoming the first active professional athlete to do so.
McDavid, the reigning NHL MVP, joins an ambassador roster that includes Wayne Gretzky, among other major sporting athletes.
McDavid becomes the first active professional athlete in an ambassador role with the company, which also has Wayne Gretzky
“I am very excited to partner with BetMGM as they continue to shape the future of sports betting,” said McDavid. “It’s also a real honour to be on the same BetMGM team with star athletes like Wayne Gretzky and Kevin Garnett, both of whom I admire very much.”
“The accomplishments that Connor has already earned on the ice is astonishing and we are excited to welcome him to the BetMGM family," said BetMGM’s Chief Revenue Officer Matt Prevost. "We look forward to working together to engage BetMGM players across North America.”
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