NH Bets on Tampa Bay Buccaneers Skyrocket By 1,000% After Tom Brady Announces Return


Concord, NH – Since Tom Brady announced his return to the NFL for a 23rd season on March 13, the New Hampshire Lottery has seen a more than 1,000% uptick in total bets and 2,900% increase in dollars bet on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to win the NFL championship next season in each case through this week. With Brady back under center, the odds on Tampa Bay to win the championship jumped from 29 to 1 immediately prior to Brady’s announcement to 8.5 to 1 as of today.

“We are thrilled Tom Brady is coming back for another season, and we know New England sports fans are just as excited – the GOAT is back!” said Charlie McIntyre, Executive Director, New Hampshire Lottery. “It’s no surprise to see this high volume of bets favoring the Bucs after Tom’s big announcement, as New England sports fans know Tom Brady is always the favorite to win, and we are looking forward to rooting for him next season as he chases yet another championship.”

Prior to Brady’s announcement, the choice of Tampa Bay to win next year’s NFL championship represented 8% of the total dollars bet and 4% of total bets. As of today, Tampa Bay represents 11% of the total dollars bet and 6% of total bets.

New Hampshire residents can download the DraftKings Sportsbook app to place wagers through DraftKings, the exclusive digital operator in New Hampshire. Sports fans can place bets on the DraftKings Sportsbook app via iOS and Android or online at Sportsbook.DraftKings.com.

For more information and to download the app, visit: https://nhlottery.com/Sports/Mobile-Internet-Sports-Betting.