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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 sponsors 2016 Rugby League Four Nations

Ladbrokes has become the title sponsor of the 2016 Rugby League Four Nations. Already a sponsor of the Challenge Cup and Super League, the deal will see Ladbrokes strengthen its presence in the UK and Australian markets, and extend its partnership with the sport into the international arena. Ladbrokes will get premium brand exposure from the seven matches featuring England, …

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Trevor Keane: New Celtic eSports League explained

Earlier this week, Trevor Keane, Co-Founder of Celtic eSports, announced plans to launch a new league in Autumn 2016, featuring local players as representatives of football clubs from the top leagues in Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and Isle of Man. Just a few days on, we caught up with him to find out more about the format of the league, …

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Celtic eSports League aims for Autumn 2016 launch

Trevor Keane, Co-Founder of Celtic eSports, has revealed plans to launch a new league in the Autumn of 2016. The format of the new Celtic eSports League will give local eSports players the chance to represent football clubs from the top leagues in Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and Isle of Man. Celtic eSports will aim to establish this professionally organise …

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Unibet survey reveals England have the most passionate fans

A Europe-wide survey ahead of Euro 2016 has revealed that England have the most passionate football fans. In a survey of more than 4500 adults for Unibet, 31% of those questioned in England believed themselves to be ‘very interested’ in football, more than any other nation surveyed. All the home nations fared well with 29% in Northern Ireland considering themselves …

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Paddy Power delivers unofficial Scotland Euro 2016 anthem

Irish bookmaker Paddy Power has released its latest video; an (assumedly) unwarranted Euro 2016 anthem for Scotland. It features a host of Scottish celebrities including Michelle McManus, The Krankies, and ex-footballers Frank McAvennie and Andy Goram amongst a group marching through the rainy Highlands singing along with bagpipes and a drum keeping the rhythm. No Scottish stereotype is forgotten with a stand selling deep …

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Luke Tarr of Star Sports takes the Tipster Challenge at Hamilton

Luke Tarr, Head of Public Relations at Star Sports, becomes the latest industry expert to take the Tipster Challenge at Hamilton today. He has been with the company since March 2008. Star Sports are an independent bookmaker, offering unique bespoke services to their clients both on and off course, as well as facilitating some of the largest industry bets. He …

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Betfred signs title sponsorship deal for Scottish League Cup

The SPFL have confirmed that Betfred has agreed a three-year deal to become the exclusive title sponsor of the Scottish League Cup, which will become known as The Betfred Cup. The agreement represents another significant investment into Scottish football. Betfred will assume its rights ahead of the start of the 2016/17 competition, which starts in July with an exciting new …

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Ladbrokes signs deal to sponsor World Grand Prix and Players Championship

Ladbrokes has signed a deal with Barry Hearn’s World Snooker to sponsor both the World Grand Prix and Players Championship tournaments for this year. The deal gives the bookmaker exclusive naming rights to the tournaments due to take place in Llandudno between the 8th and 13th of March (Ladbrokes World Grand Prix) and Manchester between the 22nd and 27th of …

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Celtic line up new shirt sponsor for 2016/17 season

Scottish club Celtic are ready to announce Dafabet as their new primary shirt sponsor. In what could be the biggest sponsor deal in Scottish Football, the betting company are looking to replace Magners for the 2016-17 season. As reported in Soccerex, Celtic are looking to secure a long-term deal to replace outgoing shirt sponsor Magners. Dafabet is Asia’s number one …

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