3ICE announces partnership with betting leader Bitcasino
PITTSBURGH, February 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — 3ICE, a new independent three-on-three six-team professional ice hockey league North Americaannounced a partnership with Bitcoin-led online casino operator Bitcasino, making it an official partner in Canada.
Bitcasino (www.bitcasino.io) will promote their brand with 3ICE through a variety of promotions, game activations, web series video content, free games and gift certificates for their fans and ours through Canada.
The promotions will include an opportunity for Bitcasino customers to win a VIP experience at stops on 3ICE’s Canadian tour, as well as a free Pick ‘Em Bracket contest where fans can have a go at picking winners and exact scores for each game. for a chance to win cash and prizes.
Video content aspects of the partnership will include a Club Talk chat show where Bitcasino will feature 3ICE players, executives and coaches. Other content will include a digital web series, featuring 3ICE readers.
3ICE, which was founded by EJ Johnston, a former IMG, Fox Sports and Getty Images executive as well as the son of a former professional player, coach and general manager, Ed Johnsonis specifically designed to give hockey fans the speed, skill and excitement they’ve come to love since the introduction of the three-on-three overtime concept in 2015.
“We are truly thrilled to partner with Bitcasino and extend the skill, fun and flash of our game to their community of sports fans,” said 3ICE Founder and CEO EJ Johnston. “Bitcasino is all about entertainment and fun and a perfect partner for us and our fans. They think like us and the innovative ways fans go through Canada will be able to engage and experience their brand, this is something we are passionate about; content, games, VIP promotions, exclusive access and more – I can’t wait.”
“3ICE was created for one reason only, to give fans like me pure excitement,” said Casino Manager Tauri Tiitsaar of Bitcasino. “It resonates very well with what we have always aimed for at Bitcasino in providing our players with the most fun, fast and fair gaming experience, without taking any shortcuts. Innovation has always been the relentless driving force at Bitcasino and we think 3ICE shares the same vision.”
The league consists of six teams, who will travel to tour stops and compete in a tournament where each game will consist of two eight-minute halves using a running clock on a full-size rink. Each team has seven players (including a goalie) and participates in a nine-week season that will include six games each night. The bracket-style single-elimination format will feature three first-round matches, two semi-final matchups, followed by a title match.
3ICE tickets will soon be on sale on www.3ice.com.
3ICE Schedule 2022
Week 1: Sat 18 June – Orleans Arena, Las Vegas, NevadaUNITED STATES
Week 2: Sat. June 25 – Magness Arena, Denver, COUNITED STATES
Week 3: Sat. July 2 – Van Andel Arena, Grand Rapids, MichiganUNITED STATES
Week 4: Sat. July 9 – Giant Center, Hershey, PennsylvaniaUNITED STATES
Week 5: Sat 16 July – Budweiser Gardens, London, Ontario, Canada
Week 6: Sat 23 July – PPG Paints Arena, Pittsburgh, PennsylvaniaUNITED STATES
Week 7: Sat. July 30 – Videotron Center, Quebec City, QC, Canada
Week 8: Sat. August 6 – Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, TNUNITED STATES
Week 9: Sat 20 August – Playoffs & Championship at Orleans Arena, Las Vegas, NevadaUNITED STATES
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3ICE is a new fully independent three-on-three professional ice hockey league in North Americacreated by the founder and CEO Johnston. Designed to give fans the speed, skill and excitement they love 100% of the time, the on-ice action unfolds at an unprecedented pace, delivering the ultimate hockey experience. For more information on 3ICE, please visit www.3ice.com