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Fun88 signs Kobe Bryant as new brand ambassador

NBA legend Kobe Bryant has been picked to represent Asian betting operator, Fun88, as the company’s new brand ambassador.  As part of the new role, Bryant will work alongside Fun88 to promote the brand across a number of key markets, including Asia and Europe. Michelle Kendricks, FUN88 branding director, praised the new agreement: “We welcome Kobe Bryant to the FUN88 …

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ASA issues warnings over fairytale themed adverts

The Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) has sanctioned gaming operators over the publication of adverts that could specifically appeal to children. The complaints were made by the campaign group, Fairer Gambling relating to promotions by Fun88.co.uk, Letou.co.uk and ProgressPlay owned m88.com. Three of the complaints were in regards to m88 and were about Fairytale Legends Red Riding Hood, Fairytale Legends Hansel …

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Huddersfield given fresh OPE ahead of Premier League debut

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OPE SPORTS has become the highest value front of shirt partner in Huddersfield Town history, after signing a multi-year partnership with the Premier League debutants. A subsidiary of global betting brand Opebet, OPE Sports will feature on the Huddersfield shirt for all home and away matches, as well as on pitch side LED, branding throughout the John Smith’s stadium and …

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Sponsorship Spotlight – Playing a part in the Newcastle story

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Last month, independent sports marketing agency SportQuake played a major role in the activation of FUN88’s new three-year shirt sponsorship deal with Newcastle United. We caught up with SportQuake CEO Matt House to find out how dependent this deal was on the Magpies’ promotion to the top flight and how the company’s marketing strategies are different in the UK, when …

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Fun88 Asia nets 3-year Newcastle United shirt sponsorship

Newcastle United has confirmed that Asia-focused online gambling brand Fun88 has signed a three-year agreement becoming the ‘Magpies’ official shirt sponsor. Fun88 replaces UK quick loans operator Wonga.com as Newcastle United shirt sponsor, for the upcoming Premier League Season 2017/2018, in which the football club will celebrate its 125th anniversary.    Securing its new partner, Newcastle United management revealed to …

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The Hayemaker signs up for Betting on Sports 2016

David ‘Hayemaker’ Haye, a former boxing World Champion in two weight divisions, will be one of the headline panel speakers at the Betting on Sports conference on 15-16 September, organised by SBC Events. David Haye will be alongside Adam Roland from Heavyweight Sports, and Stuart Tilly from Argyll Tech, the operator behind the new Alan Brazil branded sportsbook BetonBrazil, to …

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FUN88 nets Spurs Asia & Latin America betting partnership

Asian-focused online bookmaker FUN88 has furthered its presence in English football by securing a two-year ‘Official Betting Partnership for Asia and Latin America’ with North London Premier League football club Tottenham Hotspur. Fun88 secures its second English football partnership having been official shirt sponsor of Burnley FC for the 2014/15 Premier League season. The partnership gains Tottenham Hotspur’s second betting …

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Isle of Man GSC investigates TGP Holdings Cheltenham 2016 payment disputes

Responding to numerous customer complaints filed against TGP Holdings’ betting brands 138.com, 12Bet, Fun88 and TLC Bet, relating to closed Cheltenham 2016 winning player accounts. The Isle of Man’s Gambling Supervision Commission (GSC) has announced that it will investigate the matter and TGP operations’ which saw its subsidiary brands close multiple accounts on suspicion of ‘bonus abuse and fraudulent activity’. …

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Punters furious at TGP Holdings Cheltenham 2016 non payout

Isle of Man based sports betting operator TGP Holdings Limited (TGP), has denied multiple accusations from its customers that it has unjustly closed winning accounts relating to this year’s Cheltenham Festival. This weekend, angry racing punters took to social media accusing brands on the TGP platform such as Fun88, 12Bet, TLCBet and 138.com of withholding payouts on Cheltenham 2016 winnings. However …

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Fun88 announces Burnley FC shirt sponsorship

Burnley FC has announced the biggest shirt sponsorship deal in the club’s history. The newly promoted Premiership Football Club has reunited with Asian-focused igaming brand Fun88. The sponsorship will see the Fun88 brand on the Clarets’ home and away shirts for the 2014/15 and 2015/16 English football seasons. It will be the second time Fun88 have sponsored Burnley FC, as …

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