New Jersey gaming regulators have forced a suspension on all betting between Purdue and LSU over Drew Brees’ association with PointBet, despite the partnership ending a week after his appointment as interim assistant. To do”
Sportsbooks was ordered Monday by New Jersey gaming regulators to suspend all betting on the Citrus Bowl between Purdue and LSU.
According to ESPN’s report, the order arrived on Friday for violating state rules by “an individual associated with the Purdue football team.”
According to reports, Drew Brees’ position on the Purdue staff as an assistant coach for bowl games is a designated individual due to his role as an ambassador for the PointsBet sportsbook.
Sportsbooks have been told to stop betting on the game under instructions from the New Jersey Bureau of Gaming Enforcement, and that bets made after Brees joined the program on December 15 must be voided. .
Drew Brees to become PointsBet ambassador in June 2021, reportedly receiving shares
Brees became an assistant coach ahead of the bowl game and was officially named to an interim position in mid-December. I went
“I am very much looking forward to working with the team in the coming weeks as we prepare for the Citrus Bowl,” Brees said in a statement at the time.
“I see it as an opportunity not only to coach and coach this group of young people, but to represent all the former Purdue players who care so much about our program.
“The future is bright. There is no better time to be a boiler maker!”
The sportsbook ended its partnership with the Super Bowl QB on December 22, 2021.
When he started working as an ambassador in June 2021, he was handed a stake in PointsBet. He held the position from his appointment at Purdue until a week after him.
On December 22nd, PointsBet announced that it was ending its relationship with the cross-generational former quarterback.
“Pointsbet would like to congratulate Drew Brees on his appointment as interim assistant coach of the Purdue Boilermakers,” the sportsbook said in a statement at the time.
It was a week after Brees was announced as an interim assistant coach at Purdue on Dec. 15.
“While this is an exciting next step in his career, after careful consideration, we have made the decision to terminate our Ambassador partnership with Drew.
“Regulatory and legal compliance, responsible gaming practices and the integrity of legal sports betting are top priorities for our organization and this decision allows us to maintain that commitment.
“I hope Drew comes back to his alma mater.”