PrizePicks Inks Multi-Year Sponsorship Deal with Wave Sports + Entertainment
Fantasy sports leader partners with WSE's premium originals network which boasts hit shows including ‘New Heights with Jason & Travis Kelce,’ ‘Podcast P with Paul George,’ ‘7PM in Brooklyn with Carmelo Anthony and The Kid Mero,’ among others
ATLANTA, GA (January 11, 2024) - PrizePicks, the largest daily fantasy sports operator in North America, announced today that the company has signed an exclusive multi-year partnership agreement with Wave Sports + Entertainment (WSE), the leader in sports storytelling for the next generation. The deal includes exclusive gaming sponsorship of the company’s award-winning original series, ”New Heights,” hosted by football’s favorite family duo -- Jason and Travis Kelce.
PrizePicks will also continue to serve as the Presenting Sponsor across WSE’s wider slate of hit original series’, which includes “7PM in Brooklyn with Carmelo Anthony & The Kid Mero,” “Podcast P with Paul George,” and “The Right Time with Bomani Jones.” The deal will also extend to new shows launching in 2024 as the company continues to expand its premium originals network. PrizePicks branding will appear across YouTube, audio, and show art -- as well as social media collaborations throughout the NFL and NBA seasons, and live sponsorship events throughout the year.
“PrizePicks remains committed to investing in fresh and engaging content that combines the best of both the sports and entertainment industries,” said Adam Wexler, co-founder and CEO of PrizePicks. “Wave Sports + Entertainment has emerged as a giant in the sports content world and we are thrilled to expand our relationship with the network with this partnership.”
“We were able to find immediate success with PrizePicks when we partnered to launch ‘Podcast P,’ so it was only natural that we find other ways to work together,” said Brian Verne, CEO of Wave Sports + Entertainment. “We are excited to extend the partnership across our growing slate of originals as we continue to launch more content and interactive experiences for our global network of fans.”
Wave Sports + Entertainment is the leading digital sports media and entertainment platform, serving modern-day fandom through world-class distribution and compelling IP from some of the most popular athletes and sports personalities. Over the last year, WSE’s original series have garnered over 2.8 billion impressions - making the network one of the most sought-after brand partners in sports entertainment.
PrizePicks is the fastest-growing sports company in North America according to the 2023 Inc. 5000 rankings. As the company continues to expand, responsible gaming education remains a key focus. For more information visit, www.prizepicks.com/responsible-gaming.