Tag Archives: Nottingham Forest

888 integrate BetBright into group following acquisition

Following the takeover of Irish operator BetBright earlier in the week, it has been clarified that the BetBright’s Dublin headquarters were to be integrated into the 888 group, and that players would have 30 days to access accounts to withdraw funds or winnings. As a goodwill gesture, 888 announced that any bets placed on the BetBright platform for the Cheltenham …

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Championship clubs prep for 2018/19 with BetBright and Kindred

EFL Championship football clubs have been busy strengthening their partnerships ahead of the 2018/19 season, with both Nottingham Forest and Aston Villa announcing fresh agreements with BetBright and Kindred Group respectively. Last season’s play-off runner-up Villa has renewed and extended its relationship with Kindred, which has seen the 32Red brand become the club’s new principal partner, with Unibet set to …

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SBC’s on the ball: Paradise Papers rocks world football

From sponsorship to the ever-expanding world of football media coverage, when it comes to the business of football, SBC has you covered. This edition shines a spotlight on the recently-leaked Paradise Papers, and the question marks over club ownership that these papers have thrown up. We’ll also reflect on allegations of match fixing against Nottingham Forest owner Evangelos Marinakis, CONCACAF’s …

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#bofcon2017 – Exploring marketing value outside of the Premier League

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Speaking at Betting on Football 2017, Nottingham Forest Commercial Manager Mark Bullock confirmed a renewed sponsorship deal with 888sport, described as “the biggest in the club’s history”. Bullock hailed the ongoing success of the partnership with the Gibraltar-based 888sport, which has helped the club to successfully “combine a binary market with the engaged, emotive fan”. As part of the deal, …

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888sport sponsors four Championships teams and will pay for away days

888sport has launched an interesting partnership as the first main sponsor to simultaneously sponsor four EFL Championship teams for the 2016/17 season by offering fans free travel to away games until Christmas.  As one of the most watched leagues in world football, 888sport believes that the Championship is the right platform for its sponsorships efforts which will include sponsoring Birmingham …

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Nottingham Forest agrees deal with 888Sport

It has been announced that Championship club Nottingham Forest has signed a one-year shirt sponsorship agreement with online bookmaker 888Sport.  The previous sponsor, Fawaz International Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Company, is owned by the club’s owners the Al Hasawi family, but evidently the owners have opted to look for ways to bolster the club’s income. Nottingham Forest acquired a new …

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Swansea player gets £700 fine for breaching betting rules

The Football Association has moved to uphold its betting laws again by giving Swansea City’s James Demetriou a severe warning as to his future conduct and fined £700 after admitting multiple breaches of FA Rule E8 in relation to betting. The charges related to 13 bets placed on football matches between 3 December 2013 and 21 January 2015. The FA …

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Nottingham Forest scoops Sky Bet’s £250,000 Transfer Fund

English Championship football club Nottingham Forest have won the Sky Bet £250,000 transfer fund to spend in the upcoming January transfer window, despite being subject to a Football League transfer embargo. Forest earned the transfer money thanks to supporter Shaun Lander who won the Sky Bet competition. Lander was announced as winner on Tuesday Lunchtime,  just 24 hours after the …

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