The New Jersey Gaming Authority ordered sportsbooks to cease betting on the Citrus Bowl between Purdue and LSU No. 17 as a result of Drew Brees had a relationship with the college and a playing web site.
Brees, a Purdue graduate turned Professional Soccer Corridor of Famer, signed on as an interim assistant coach at his alma mater for the bowl recreation. He was additionally a model ambassador for PointsBet.
Brees joined PointsBet in June 2021 and one in all his advertisements confirmed a video of Brees being struck by lightning.
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Nonetheless, the partnership ended every week after Brees signed with Purdue to make sure “compliance with laws and the legislation, accountable gaming practices and the integrity of authorized sports activities betting.”
Any wager positioned after December fifteenth when Brees joined the teaching workers will probably be void.
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Brees performed for the Boilermakers from 1997-2000 and was drafted within the second spherical of the 2001 NFL Draft by the San Diego Chargers. The 13-time Professional Bowler spent his first 5 seasons in San Diego earlier than taking part in for the New Orleans Saints till his retirement in 2020.
The 2010 Tremendous Bowl champion’s 11,792 passing yards at Purdue remains to be essentially the most at school historical past, as is his 90 passing touchdowns.
Prior to now two weeks, LSU went from 11½ to 14 factors as the favourite.
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The sport begins Monday at 1 p.m. ET at Tenting World Stadium in Orlando.