FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, June 30th, 2021
NBC SPORTS LAUNCHES “GRAND SLAM PICK ‘EM” FREE-TO-PLAY BASEBALL GAME ON NBC SPORTS PREDICTOR APP
Features Two Weekly Contests Headlined by $25,000 Jackpot Throughout MLB Season
Contests Feature Questions about Game Outcomes and Player & Team Stats, and Will Incorporate PointsBet Odds
STAMFORD, Conn. – June 30, 2021 – NBC Sports has launched a new free-to-play baseball game, “Grand Slam Pick ‘Em,” exclusively on the NBC Sports Predictor app. The first contest is now live and picks for the game’s first contest lock tonight.
Developed with Boom Sports, “Grand Slam Pick ‘Em” features a $25,000 jackpot with two weekly contests throughout Major League Baseball’s regular season and playoffs. Each contest consists of a range of questions, including select two-part questions, predictive stats, game outcomes, and margin of victory questions. Available player and team stat questions include hits, home runs, runs scored, RBIs, strikeouts, earned runs, fastest pitch, and more.
“Grand Slam Pick ‘Em” features live in-app tracking, allowing users to see their performance in real-time once their picks are locked in.
The game utilizes integrated contextual odds from PointsBet, the official sports betting partner of NBC Sports, within the contests as a guiding post for users to make their choices.
NBC Sports Predictor, the highly-rated free-to-play sports gaming app, will continue to expand its game offerings over the next two years. Launched in December 2018 with Premier League Pick ‘Em as its first game, it has since expanded with NASCAR, NBA Pick n’ Roll, Golf Pick ‘Em games and the Sunday Night 7 football game.
Golf Pick ‘Em, which returned in February at the Waste Management Phoenix Open, features a weekly Thursday-Sunday contest for 25 tournaments this season.
To date, the NBC Sports Predictor app has more than 1.7 million downloads, more than 28 million contest entries, and has awarded more than $3 million in cash prizes to fans.