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Assessing the football and betting sponsorship dynamic

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Much has been written regarding the industry’s relationship with sports, none more so than football, where criticism has suggested measures must be put in place to curb what is seen as an over saturation of marketing, sponsorships and advertising. This topic is set to fall under the microscope at the sixth annual Betting on Football, taking place this week at …

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Bet UK and 21.co.uk secure Swansea FC sponsorships

Championship outfit Swansea City Football Club have unveiled Bet UK as the clubs the club’s official shirt sponsor, and principal betting partner, for the upcoming 2018/19 season. As part of the deal the online casino and betting brand, a branch of the LeoVegas family, is to see its logo emblazoned across the new home and away shirts for the duration …

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Scott Longley – A short history of betting shirt sponsorship in football (part 1)

Scott Longley details to SBC readers the industry’s first steps in football sponsorship and marketing, in what is now a multi-million £/€/$ discipline for all betting operators. _______________ We start (perhaps improbably) with Fulham FC in the first years of the new century when in its second season in the Premier League the club signed a deal with Betfair that …

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Betting on Football puts the World Cup in the spotlight

World Cup

More than 30 experts have been confirmed for World Cup and Beyond, a seven-session track dedicated to Russia 2018 at this year’s Betting on Football (20-23 March). World Cup and Beyond will kick off with ‘Life beyond the bonus’, a panel featuring Mybet CMO Florian Guede and BetBright CEO Marcus Brennan. It has been designed to address the future of …

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Top European football clubs sign up for Betting on Football 2017

Betting on Football

Betting on Football has demonstrated its pulling power amongst top football clubs in Europe by attracting representatives from clubs such as Leicester City, Liverpool, Manchester City, Celtic, VfL Wolfsburg, Arsenal, Chelsea, Rangers, Charlton Athletic, AC Milan, AS Roma, and organisations like La Liga and the Scottish Football Association. Representatives at #bofcon2017 will include Mark Davies, Head of New Business for reigning …

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High profile delegates highlight the importance of Betting on Football

Betting on Football (3-5 May)

SBC Founder Rasmus Sojmark has delivered on his promise to turn this year’s Betting on Football into an even ‘bigger and better’ gathering of the leading lights in the sports betting industry. For the first time, Betting on Football (BOF 2017) will be spread across three days (3-5 May) with networking events at Kensington Roof Gardens and Under the Bridge …

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BOFCON 2016 – Club Call: Partnerships and Activation

Tony Kenny and Mark Davies agreed that the days of making a sponsorship deal and waiting to the end to check its impact are long gone. Bookmakers and clubs are working on a daily basis to push sponsorship activation, ensure that the partnerships are engaging and generate PR opportunities. Tony Kenny, Head of Sponsorship for William Hill, cited the Joshua …

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Play in the Official SBC Foosball Championship at #BOFCON

The industry’s best table football players will have the opportunity to test their mettle against each other at next month’s Betting on Football Conference (BOFCON) at Stamford Bridge Stadium, after SBC Events announced the launch of the inaugural Betting Industry Foosball Tournament. The new #betfoos tournament will be sponsored by Betradar, a brand of Sportradar, and a global leader in …

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Matchbook announces Traders Conference at Emirates Stadium!

Online betting exchange Matchbook.com has announced its first ever Matchbook Traders Conference, which aims to bring together the greatest minds in sports betting to impart their knowledge on traders looking to take their careers to the next level. Emirates Stadium, London will play host to the first annual Matchbook Traders Conference on 14th October 2015. An enviable list of speakers …

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Scott Longley – What’s Next For The Exchange Game

The brevity of the statement for the proposed merger of Betfair and Paddy Power stood in contrast to the magnitude of the deal. Among the questions left unanswered by the announcement of a gaming and betting giant with combined historic revenues of £1.1bn are what it would mean for the Betfair betting exchange business….Scott Longley examines ________________________ Though it is …

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