Tag Archives: Scottish Premiership

BGC sets out new rules on football clubs’ gambling social media posts

The Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) has introduced new rules aimed at preventing football clubs from promoting gambling offers and operator websites through official social media accounts. Last week, a handful of Premier League, English Football League (EFL) and Scottish Premiership clubs received a letter from a group of ‘50 former gambling addicts’ warning of the risks of advertising betting …

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UK football clubs warned against gambling adverts on social media

UK football clubs have received a letter from a group of ‘50 former gambling addicts’, warning of the dangers of promoting betting websites through their social media channels. A total of 11 clubs across the Premier League, English Football League (EFL) and Scottish Premiership were subject to a letter which informed how addicts might feel ‘distressed’ to see links to …

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Epic Games and IMG team up with football clubs for Fortnite release

Video game developer Epic Games and IMG, the company’s licensing representative, have united to integrate football into the free-to-play multiplayer game Fortnite. The IMG agency has signed deals with 23 clubs from the A-League, Bundesliga, Campeonato Brasileiro Série A, J1 League, La Liga, MLS, Premier League, Primeira Liga, Scottish Premiership and Serie A. On 23 January, Epic Games will launch …

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Paddy Power raises awareness of Missing People with Motherwell ‘silhouette’ stand

Paddy Power has committed to raising awareness of the charity Missing People by launching a campaign which involves filling a stand at Motherwell with ‘missing’ fans. As Scottish Premiership action returns to the stadium this weekend, Fir Park’s south stand has been filled with 1190 silhouetted cut-outs to represent the thousands of people across the UK that are missing from …

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SBC Bookies Corner – Scottish Premiership Preview

The new Scottish Premiership season kicks off on Saturday, with the league seemingly rejuvenated by the Hollywood appointment of Steven Gerrard as Rangers manager. Whether or not a serious title challenge can be mounted by the Ibrox club, a figure of Gerrard’s stature is a welcome addition to Scottish football, particularly in the wake of the hyperbole surrounding Adam Rooney’s transfer …

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Ladbrokes extends SPFL sponsorship to 2020 with bumper deal

Ladbrokes has opted to extend its sponsorship of the Scottish Professional Football League (SPFL) to 2020, giving the Scottish football divisions a welcome cash boost. The deal is believed to be worth £5 million, with the betting brand also agreeing to up its investment in the leagues. The original deal, signed in 2015, was the most lucrative in Scottish football …

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BetBright sponsors Football Manager project by the Set Pieces

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BetBright has tapped into an online community with ‘an almost cult-like following’ by sponsoring the FM17 project by the Set Pieces. The FM17 project is the brainchild of two Football Manager addicts, Ian Macintosh and Alex Stewart, who both acknowledge that they are past the ‘traditional age parameters’ for Football Manager players. Macintosh and Stewart have taken control of teams in …

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