Tag Archives: Queens Park Rangers

Betiton enlists Champions League winner Djibril Cissé as brand ambassador

Online sportsbook Betiton has made a new addition to its team, enlisting former France international and UEFA Champions League winning striker Djibril Cissé as a brand ambassador. The appointment will enhance Betiton’s global sporting recognition and marketing, due to Cissé playing for a number of major clubs since 1998, having kickstarted his career in his native France at AJ Auxerre where …

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UK Ministers to launch Football Index probe

UK government Ministers are reportedly planning to launch an investigation into the collapse of ‘football player trading exchange’ Football Index. The Times reported that legislators are ‘deeply concerned’ by the collapse of the operator, after users lost over £100 million following its crash into insolvency. “This case further reinforces the need for our comprehensive review of gambling laws,” a government …

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Premier League clubs to discuss their betting sponsorship futures

Premier League football clubs will examine and discuss the future of betting sponsorships at a meeting scheduled for this Thursday. Sky News has this morning reported that EPL leaders will receive an ‘update on findings around shirt sponsorships and gambling addiction’. Football’s relationship with betting operators has become a prominent concern of the government’s ongoing review of the 2005 Gambling …

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EFL Chairman takes stance against betting sponsorship ban

Chairman of the English Football League (EFL), Rick Parry, has spoken out against a ban on sports betting sponsorship arrangements, citing financial concerns for lower league teams. Speaking to the Financial Times (FT), Parry remarked that a betting sponsorship ban would be ‘catastrophic’ for smaller football clubs ‘in the wake of the pandemic’. Parry’s comments come two months after it …

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Football Index dividends decision leads to investor exodus

Football player stock exchange, Football Index has prompted an investor exodus after making the decision to reduce dividends paid for each player transaction, leading to a significant drop in asset value (player price) and returns (player value) for its customers.   Some users have reportedly lost tens and in some cases hundreds of thousands, with one bettor allegedly losing £250,000. To …

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Football Index donates Nottingham Forest and QPR shirt sponsorships to YGAM

Football Index donates Nottingham Forest and QPR shirt sponsorships to YGAM

Football Index has donated its shirt sponsorship for Nottingham Forest and Queens Park Rangers to the Young Gamers and Gamblers Education Trust (YGAM). Marking Safer Gambling Week, QPR will wear a special edition shirt for their London derby against Watford on 21 November, while Nottingham Forest will be sporting the shirts for their game against Bournemouth on 24 November. The …

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BetUK replaces Royal Panda as QPR’s official betting partner

BetUK has been named as the official betting partner of Championship-side Queens Park Rangers’ (QPR), with the deal expected to last for the remainder of the season. QPR’s former partner Royal Panda withdrew from the UK betting market earlier this month citing ‘tougher regulations’ as a primary reason. It won’t operate in the country from Friday 31 January, 2020.  However, the latest deal …

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Sportito renews QPR DFS sponsorship agreement

Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) platform Sportito has renewed its partnership deal with English Championship club Queens Park Rangers. The Italy-based firm will remain as the club’s “Official Fantasy Sports Partner” for the 2018/19 season. The pair continue over their successful partnership agreement from last season, which continues to be a mutual commitment. The enthusiasm of the QPR fans and the …

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Sportito introduces Chatbot in fantasy sports first

Sportito has become the first daily fantasy sports (DFS) provider to introduce a Chatbot – a computer program designed to stimulate intelligent conversations and actions over the internet – to its users. The Sportito IT team has developed the platform with an innovative robotics system, which includes important characteristics such as allowing users to play on Sportito directly via Chatbot. …

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