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Nicki Minaj Becomes MaximBet Investor, Advisor, And Ambassador As She Gears Up To Disrupt Another Male-Dominated Industry

Nicki Minaj has been tapped to help take sports betting lifestyle brand, MaximBet to new heights. According to a press release, the award-winning musician and entrepreneur has been named as an investor, advisor, and global ambassador of the sports betting platform. In addition, she will lead as creative director for Maxim Magazine. “I don’t think I’ve ever been prouder of a collaboration,” said the “Moment For Life” emcee in the release. “Merging business savvy power moves with my natural, creative, sexy, fun, and fashion-forward expression is just so spot on as it relates to this partnership. I’m ready to fully step into my potential as a young, influential Queen, and owner and open doors for others to dream big. Get ready for the sexy parties and remember: scared money don’t make NO MONEY!!!! HA!!! Place your bets!!!! Let’s GO!!!” Nicki Minaj is the face of Maxim Bet @BallySports has learned. @NICKIMINAJ will also serve as the new creative director of Maxim magazine, special...

May 31, 2022

Jay-Z Reportedly Just Made A Move To Open A Sportsbook In His Home State Of New York

When it comes to his latest investment, Jay-Z is betting it all and getting in on the sports gambling action. Page six reports that the billionaire business mogul is making a move to open a New York sportsbook in partnership with sports e-retailer Fanatics and has already made a bid with the New York State Gaming Commission. Documents show that both Jay-Z and the Fanatics group are bidding against some stiff competition that includes companies like FanDuel, DraftKings, Bally’s, BetMGM and Caesars Sportsbook. Additionally, the outlet reports that the new move will also reportedly have Jay-Z serve as vice chairman of Fanatics as well as on the board of directors of a new Fanatics Betting & Gaming entity. In association with the current bids, the rapper’s role as an executive was revealed in redacted documents released by the New York State Gaming Commission last week, but his name as a potential license holder was reportedly blocked out. Those same documents are also said to have...

Aug 16, 2021

The Washington Football Team, FanDuel Pledge $1M to the United Negro College Fund

FanDuel and the Washington Football Team are giving back to HBCU students big time! On the heels of their mobile sports betting market partnership, FanDuel Group and the Washington Football Team have announced a $1 million contribution to the United Negro College Fund (UNCF), reports PR Newswire. The FanDuel/Washington Football Team Emergency Student Aid Fund is dedicated to supporting students who are currently enrolled in Virginia’s five Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU). The fund will provide aid grants to students seeking emergency assistance for housing, food security, tuition, technology, and other education-related expenses. As an extension of its legal sports betting partnership in the state, both FanDuel and the Washington Football Team will provide the contribution to continue celebrating Black History Month as it comes to an end. “Supporting these institutions and these hard-working students, amidst enormous challenges related to COVID, is the right...

Feb 25, 2021