Bud Light will be the sponsor of the first-ever branded bet made on a U.S. sports book. Announced today, FanDuel has partnered with the light beer brand to sponsor a bet during the Dec. 19 game between the Denver Broncos and the Buffalo Bills. Fans who bet more than $25 will get an extra $3 for every extra point and field goal scored by the Broncos.
The NFL has worked in recent years to take some commercials out of America’s favorite game. The XFL is experimenting with new ways to push them in. Anyone who watched the new league’s St. Louis BattleHawks triumph over the Dallas Renegades in its first week of official play might have noticed ads for Bud Light Seltzer affixed to the helmets of the Texas home team. It’s a placement two more established sports leagues — the National Football League and Major League Baseball — have avoided, at least up until this point.
NEW YORK (AP) — If you don’t like Bud, you’re probably not going to like the beer ads in the telecast of the next four Super Bowls. Anheuser-Busch InBev said Friday it has locked up its position as the only national beer advertiser in the championship game through 2014. The brewer has been part of […]