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Concacaf has today announced that the 2021 Concacaf Gold Cup Final scheduled for August 1 at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas is sold out.

 

An event  set for Allegiant Stadium in August is sold out. The Gold Cup Final became the fastest sellout in tournament history, and the first sellout for a sporting event at Allegiant Stadium. All general seating tickets sold in just 90 minutes after going on sale to the general public. More than 60,000 fans are expected at the Final.

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Hockey legend Wayne Gretzky has signed a multi-year brand ambassador deal with leading sports betting and digital gaming company, BetMGM. Gretzky will join BetMGM to bolster their marketing efforts in North America. Also:  The NFL Baltimore Ravens and BetMGM have a new multi-year partnership. BetMGM has become the Ravens’ first “Official Gaming Partner.” The team and BetMGM will work together to create cobranded promotions for Ravens fans. Plus, BetMGM branded signage will be seen at the Ravens’ M&T Bank Stadium, digital media, and integrated social media content.


An MGM Resorts International sports and entertainment exec is the new Pac-12 commissioner. George Kliavkoff is leaving his job as president of entertainment & sports for MGM Resorts International to to replaces Larry Scott, who was let go in January after serving in the role since 2009. Kliavkoff had worked for MGM Resorts since 2018 and takes over the Pac-12 as commissioner on July 1.

 


Wynn Resorts are launching new club concept at the Raiders’ Allegiant Stadium this year. Here’s the press release if you’d like to read.


It’s official: the dates for the NFL Draft extravaganza in Las Vegas will be April 28-30, 2022. The center of the Strip will be closed and football fans will pack Las Vegas Boulevard for the three-day event.


Findlay Toyota takes over as Las Vegas Lights FC soccer jersey sponsor from Zappos.


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