Kevin Garnett, an NBA Hall of Famer and the founder of Kevin Garnett Co is launching a gamification company to educate and empower sports fans through new games and a new gaming society content platform together with gamers’ tribune co-founder Jaymee Messler.
According to garnet, the platform will try to amplify fan engagement, social experience and also empowering and educating sports bettors.
The platform will supply insights, knowledge, stats, athlete evaluation, video games and contests for followers to get more knowledge on sports betting.
This comes at a time when sports betting is increasingly becoming more and more popular across the United States and even the world at large
So far in the US, sports betting is legal in 21 out of 50 States with experts predicting more states will legalize sports betting in the coming year especially with the new federal government in place.
“The issue of it and the way excessive the entry-level is, it simply must be simplified,” said Garnett who enjoyed an exemplary basketball career playing for Minnesota Timberwolves, Boston Celtics and Brooklyn Nets from the 1995/96 season through to the 2015/16 season when he retired from professional basketball.
“One of the reasons we want to bring Gaming Society to fruition is to create smarter bettors. We hope to provide the information and tools to understand and make you a better bettor. We’ll teach fundamental education and provide education enhancement”, he added.
The platform was not solely created to empower sports bettors and gamblers but also to give athletes a platform to give their voice and insights.
Garnett who is a 15 time NBA all-Star, 2004 NBA Most Valuable Player (MVP) and a 2008 NBA champion with Boston Celtics went on to say “The primary aim is to have every athlete not simply be seen for his or her expertise ability, however, seen for his or her experience, we are going to focus on gamers who are nice and supply them a platform on this new business, their insights and voice will give bettors the instrument to make extra knowledgeable bets, we are very centred on data and schooling.”
Experts predict that the online sports betting and gambling market will attain a lot of $ 40 Billion by the year 2033 in the US hence the need to control the betting industry.
“It’s extra enjoyable to have pores and skin within the sport if you are watching sports activities however it is advisable to know the way, and one factor in the market right now is chatting with avid bettors, in the meantime, everybody else who desires to wager is left side-lined as a result of betting is obscure, intimidating and complicated, it’s like studying an overseas language”, said Messler who co-founded players’ tribune in 2014.
Messler also said their aim is to make sports betting more fan, “we want to make sports activities betting extra fan, enjoyable and inclusive going forward” he said.
Garnet was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2020 alongside Tim Duncan and the late Kobe Bryant as the Class of 2020.