TULSA, Okla. (March 27, 2022) – Major League Fishing (MLF) and Angler of the Year (AOY) sponsor Bally Bet announced Friday at REDCREST 2022 that former MLF Bass Pro Tour AOY award winners Edwin Evers (2019), Jordan Lee (2020) and Jacob Wheeler (2021) will all receive a $50,000 check as a reward for their prestigious AOY wins in previous Bass Pro Tour seasons.
Online sports betting operator Bally Bet became the main sponsor of the coveted Bass Pro Tour AOY award at the end of December. After learning that the AOY award did not have a title sponsor for its first three seasons, Bally Bet agreed to allocate a portion of its presentation sponsorship fee to reward each of the past AOY winners with a $50,000 prize. .
“We are proud of our sponsorship with Major League Fishing and are thrilled to reward these past Bass Pro Tour AOY winners with these well-deserved prizes of $50,000,” said Adi Dhandhania, Chief Operating Officer for Americas. North of Bally’s Interactive, the online sports betting operator. head quarter. “The Bass Pro Tour is a showcase of the best anglers on the planet, and we are proud to associate our brand with this award which many consider to be one of the toughest prizes to win in the sport. Congratulations to all past Bally Bet AOY Champions, and we can’t wait to see who takes home the top prize of $100,000 for AOY in 2022.”
“Bally Bet is already proving to be an incredible partner and we thank them for their contributions to our past Bally Bet AOY winners,” said Jim Wilburn. “This relationship is already proving mutually beneficial, and we look forward to building on these successes in the years to come.”
The Bass Pro Tour features 80 of the world’s best professional anglers competing in seven regular season tournaments across the country for valuable points in the Bally Bet AOY race. The top angler at the end of the 2022 season will receive a $100,000 payout from the online bookmaker.
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