Simplebet teams up with Hard Rock Bet to debut microbetting at LIV Golf Chicago

September 20, 2023
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Golf fans will have a chance to wager on tournament specifics for the first time.

Global microbetting technology company Simplebet will debut its golf markets during a LIV Golf Chicago event on September 22. Simplebet will create microbetting markets for the LIV Golf tournament, which involves 48 professional golfers from around the globe.

In addition to the debut, the company has partnered with Hard Rock Bet to offer micro-betting options to golf fans.

Tournament play will be held at Chicago’s Rich Harvest Farms.

Simplebet said in a statement, “These micro-betting markets will initially roll out exclusively with Hard Rock Bet, starting with LIV Golf Chicago.

“The partnership paves the way for never-before-seen markets on LIV Golf events.”

Simplebet CEO Chris Bevilacqua described the unveiling as a milestone achievement and said the company is thrilled to collaborate with the league.

He said, “The LIV Golf Chicago event marks a massive accomplishment for the entire Simplebet team.

“We couldn’t be more excited to launch our partnership with a league as forward-thinking as LIV Golf and provide engaging opportunities for its fans to engage with the sport.”

He went on to add that the company’s team made a significant contribution to rolling out a product that is a good fit for golf fans.

Bevilacqua said in closing, “Our team has spent countless hours working to create the optimal product for LIV Golf’s fans across the country and throughout world.”

Simplebet has created a platform of micro-betting products for several professional sports leagues, including the NFL, NBA, MLB and LIV Golf, as well as for college football and college basketball.

Sports betting operators, media and technology companies can offer quality micro-betting options to players in real time through Simplebet’s proprietary automated operations platform.

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