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This football icon is the face of a new game: An online sports betting website

NFL legend Brett Favre is calling the plays in spreading the word about online betting on TwinSpires.com

Brett Favre on Live In The D
Brett Favre on Live In The D

Former quarterback Brett Favre played most of his career with the Green Bay Packers, but now he’s back in training for a new game.

He is now the spokesperson for the online sports betting website TwinSpires, which is set to launch in Michigan in January.

Favre spoke to Kim DeGiulio about his new position and what people can expect when they drop a bet on the website.

He also gave his opinion on what’s happening in the NFL playoffs and his prediction on who will play in the “big game” next month.

TwinSpires is backed by Churchhill Downs, the same team behind the Kentucky Derby and home of nearly 150 years of wagering and sporting history in the U.S.

To register your interest to start playing as soon as online sports betting launches here in Michigan, visit TwinSpires.com.

Watch the video above to see the hilarious commercial Favre made for TwinSpires.com.

Disclaimer: In order to place bets with TwinSpires, online betting must be legal in your state. In Michigan, online betting is legal, but you must be age 21 or older, and physically present in the state when you place your bet. Please bet responsibly.