Chicago White Sox fans have even more to celebrate about now. The team is second in the AL Central and recently announced a deal with Caesars Entertainment. As part of the partnership deal, Caesars will be the new official gaming partner of the team. They will also receive access to White Sox logos, promotional material, and more.
Financial details of the deal between Caesars and the team have not been announced. The White Sox are not the only team in the Windy City partner with a sportsbook. Other local teams, including the Bulls and the Bears, have also found sports betting partners recently. Chicago could also begin construction on a new casino soon.
Other teams in the MLB have also reached deals with legal gaming operators. The New York Mets and the New York Yankees have their own deals in place with sportsbooks. Meanwhile, the Minnesota Twins and the Texas Rangers are partnered with a mobile lottery operator.
White Sox Sign Partnership Deal With Caesars
Caesars Entertainment can add yet another name to its long list of partnerships. The casino giant announced that it has reached a new partnership deal with the Chicago White Sox. As part of the new agreement, Caesars will be the White Sox’s official gaming partner.
White Sox fans will likely see plenty of new Caesars’ signage at Guaranteed Rate Field. Also, they can use the Caesars Rewards app to earn points betting on the team. Caesars also recently started a new credit card program to allow Caesars Rewards members a chance to earn more points. The announcement did not include mention of adding a Caesars Sportsbook or lounge at the stadium.
Sports Betting and Chicago’s Pro Sports Teams
The White Sox are the latest Chicago team to sign with a gaming operator. However, the White Sox are far from the first. Multiple other professional teams in the Windy City have already agreed to terms with well-known sportsbooks.
Chicago’s NFL team, the Bears, has a partnership deal with the popular sports betting operator BetRivers Sportsbook. In the NBA, the Chicago Bulls have an agreement in place with Betway. Chicago’s professional franchises are not the only ones teaming up with sportsbooks, either. Caesars Entertainment is an official betting partner of the MLB
Wrigley Field, home of cross-town rivals the Chicago Cubs, recently partnered with DraftKings Sportsbook. Also, the United Center revealed plans in February to build a FanDuel sportsbook on-site. Plans for the sportsbook are subject to approval from the Illinois Gaming Board. The stadium is home to both the Bulls and the Blackhawks.
More MLB Teams Partnering With Betting Sites
Caesar Entertainment has officially partnered with its first MLB team in Illinois. However, the casino developer was already involved in professional baseball. Last month, Caesars announced a partnership with the New York Mets. In addition to advertising, Caesars will be building a new sports betting lounge at the Mets’ stadium.
Sportsbooks are not the only ones getting in on the action. Jackpocket, a mobile lottery app has also announced new deals with MLB teams. Both the Texas Rangers and the Minnesota Twins are going to be working with the iLottery provider. As part of the deals, fans of the Rangers and Twins will have special chances to win prizes. Some of the items include lottery tickets, VIP tours, and more.
The trend of MLB teams partnering with sportsbooks continues. Caesars Entertainment and the Chicago White Sox have reached an agreement on a partnership deal. As part of the deal, Caesars will be the official sports betting partner of the team. Also, the casino giant will be allowed to advertise at Guaranteed Rate Field, where the White Sox play home games.