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188BET adds Champion of Champions Snooker to sport sponsorship portfolio

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The 2017 Champion of Champions Snooker tournament is to receive a new title sponsor following an agreement between 188BET and Matchroom Sport. This year’s competition, due to take place at Coventry’s Ricoh Arena from Monday 6 – Sunday 12 November, is the latest addition to 188BET’s sport sponsorship portfolio, adding to recent deals with 2017 Champion Jockey Silvestre De Sousa …

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‘Big on Darts’ Unibet secures multi-year title sponsorship of PDC Premier League

European online bookmaker Unibet (Kindred Group Plc) has confirmed that it has secured a 3-year deal to become the ‘title sponsor’ of the Professional Darts Corporation (PDC) Premier League. The bookmaker extends its relationship with the PDC expanding its existing darts sponsorship portfolio which includes; the Unibet European Championship, the Unibet World Grand Prix, the Unibet Champions League of Darts …

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Betway nets new sponsorship deal with 2017 British Basketball All-Stars Championship.

Betway has announced that it is the new title sponsors of the 2017 British Basketball All-Stars Championship. The event, which will take place at the O2 Arena on 24 September, will be shown live on Sky Sports, as well as being broadcast live in over 70 countries around the world. The prize fund for the new, entertaining version of the …

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Matchroom Sports confirms 12BET as title sponsor of World Cup of Pool

Matchroom Sport has confirmed online bookmaker 12BET as the title sponsor of its upcoming ‘World Cup of Pool’ championship (13-18 June, York Hall – London). The Isle of Man and Philippines-based bookmaker takes over the title sponsorship from competitor Dafabet. In its twelfth addition, the World Cup of Pool features 32 international teams competing to be crowned the best at …

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PDC confirms bwin as new Grand Slam of Darts sponsors

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Professional Darts Corporation (PDC) Chairman Barry Hearn has confirmed that bwin will be sponsors of the Grand Slam of Darts in Wolverhampton for the next two years. The Grand Slam of Darts, a cross-code event for both PDC and British Darts Organisation (BDO) players, was introduced in 2007 and sees 32 players competing across nine days, with a round-robin group …

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Coral becomes title sponsor for home nations snooker series

Coral has agreed to become title sponsor of the World Snooker home nations series, in a deal which covers the three remaining events of 2016-17. The remainder of the Coral Home Nations Series will comprise the Northern Ireland Open, Scottish Open and Welsh Open. The bookmaker was also the title sponsor of the series’ opener, the English Open, which took place …

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Ladbrokes extends sponsorship of snooker World Grand Prix & Players Championship

Agreeing terms with World Snooker, Ladbrokes marketing has announced that it has renewed its title sponsorship of the World Grand Prix and Players Championship for a further two-years. The bookmaker has agreed to extend its title sponsorship of both major snooker championships for their respective 2017 and 2018 editions. The Ladbrokes World Grand Prix runs from February 6 to 12 at the …

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Dafabet extends World Snooker’s ‘The Masters’ title sponsorship

Isle of Man online bookmaker Dafabet has announced that it has extended its title sponsorship of Snookers’ ‘The Masters’ tournament for a further three years. Dafabet has been title sponsor of the snooker ‘Triple Crown’ tournament since 2014, which this year will feature a winner’s prize of £200,000. The Masters, which sees the world’s top sixteen players compete at London’s …

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Ladbrokes announces World Series of Darts title sponsorship

Ladbrokes has extended its support of the Professional Darts Corporation (PDC) as the new title sponsors of the Ladbrokes World Series of Darts Finals, with tickets for the two-day tournament set to go on priority sale today. Ladbrokes returned to darts sponsorship in 2016 as title sponsors of the Ladbrokes Sydney Darts Masters, which will be held in August. In …

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Betfred extends its title sponsorship deal with World Snooker

World Snooker have announced that Betfred has extended its title sponsorship of the World Championship for an extra two years. Snooker’s biggest tournament will continue to be called the Betfred World Championship until at least 2019. This year’s event finished on Monday with Mark Selby beating Ding Junhui 18-14 in the final at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield. A global audience of …

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