The combined economic impact from playoffs, championships, and other planned sporting events would have amounted to approximately $393.5 million.
TAMPA, Fla. — It’s been an exciting sports weekend with a Tampa Bay Bucs win on Sunday and a big Ray’s win on Saturday to send the team to the World Series!
It feels like Tampa Bay is the place to be a sports fan right now, with the Lightning also securing the Stanley Cup less than three weeks ago, but our local cities are missing out.
Because of all the changes to how and where the games are played, not to mention our lives, Tampa Bay is losing out on the money that normally pours in after championship wins and big sporting events.
Calculating the economic impact that could have come…