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BetVictor expands World Snooker ‘Home Nations’ sponsorship

BetVictor continues to expand its brand profile with World Snooker, confirming that it has secured the title sponsorship to two further ‘Home Nations’ events – the Northern Ireland Open and Scottish Open.  The Gibraltar bookmaker expands its existing relationship with World Snooker following the success of its sponsorship of the English Open. The BetVictor Northern Ireland Open will run from November 12 …

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BetVictor tipped for success with Euroleague Basketball deal

On the back of securing a deal to become title sponsor snooker’s English Open for the very first time, BetVictor has announced a further deal alongside the Euroleague Basketball in Germany. Becoming the competitions official betting partner until 2020, BetVictor is hoping it can draw upon its three quarter century strong base of expertise, to further boost the appeal and …

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ManBetX enhances World Snooker links with Welsh Open renewal

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ManBetX has announced that it is strengthening its World Snooker ties, after renewing its sponsorship of the Welsh Open world ranking event. Running from February 11-17 next year at Cardiff’s Motorpoint Arena, this move sees the betting brand build upon its deal with snooker’s longest running ranking event, after the UK and World Championships, following its initial deal covering this …

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O’Sullivan makes price-effective plea in snooker’s fixing fight

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Five-time World Champion Ronnie O’Sullivan says that more “price-effective” tournaments could be the answer in snooker’s fight against match-fixing. His comments came after the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) sanctioned three players – Yu Delu and Cao Yupeng, both from China, and Welshman David John. The trio have been suspended until the outcome of formal hearings, which will …

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ManBetX teams with World Snooker in sponsorship extension

Asian focused bookmaker ManBetX has been announced as the title sponsor of two upcoming World Snooker ranking events, The Welsh Open and The Gibraltar Open. Emanating from the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff, The ManBetX Welsh Open, one of the sports longest running tournaments and an ever present on the calendar since 1992, begins today (Monday 26 February) and runs until …

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Betway extends Snooker sponsorship

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Snooker’s UK Championship is to remain part of the Betway portfolio of sponsorship’s, after the global online gaming company agreed a fresh three-year deal. Forming part of the sports Triple Crown, alongside the Masters and World Championship, this latest partnerships continues the initial two year £850,000 deal agreed two years ago. Barry Hearn, World Snooker Chairman, said: “We are delighted …

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Ladbrokes extends sponsorship of snooker World Grand Prix & Players Championship

Agreeing terms with World Snooker, Ladbrokes marketing has announced that it has renewed its title sponsorship of the World Grand Prix and Players Championship for a further two-years. The bookmaker has agreed to extend its title sponsorship of both major snooker championships for their respective 2017 and 2018 editions. The Ladbrokes World Grand Prix runs from February 6 to 12 at the …

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Leo Fernandez receives 15-month snooker ban for match-fixing

Irish Snooker player Leo Fernandez has been given a 15-month ban by the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) after admitting to a charge related to corruption and match-fixing. Fernandez, 40, was provisionally suspended on May 27 pending an investigation into suspicious betting patterns during his World Championship qualifying match with Gary Wilson in April. He has now admitted …

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Dafabet extends World Snooker’s ‘The Masters’ title sponsorship

Isle of Man online bookmaker Dafabet has announced that it has extended its title sponsorship of Snookers’ ‘The Masters’ tournament for a further three years. Dafabet has been title sponsor of the snooker ‘Triple Crown’ tournament since 2014, which this year will feature a winner’s prize of £200,000. The Masters, which sees the world’s top sixteen players compete at London’s …

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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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