Tag Archives: Chelsea FC

Ed Martin – Sky Bet – Making the game better for Football League fans

Late last year, The Football League and its primary sponsor and partner Sky Bet agreed a new three year title sponsorship deal. Sky Bet has sponsored the League since 2013 and this latest deal will commence in August 2016, running until at least 2019. We caught up with Ed Martin, Head of Sponsorship for Sky Bet, to reflect on the …

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Tennis caught in majority of suspicious betting patterns

During the final quarter of 2015, ESSA’s alert system identified 35 sporting events that were reported to the relevant regulatory body as being suspicious, with 24 (69%) of the cases from Tennis and 8 (23%) from Football events. The role of ESSA is to provide an early warning system with the specific aim of detecting and deterring the corruption 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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Dutch football alleges first case of attempted match-fixing

Attempts to fix the result of a Dutch league match seven years ago have been uncovered by a Dutch football association (KNVB) investigation, the first time for such a case in the Netherlands. As reported in the Guardian, the investigation has uncovered a bid by Ibrahim Kargbo, then a player at Willem II Tilburg, to fix the outcome of a …

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Make the most out of Euro 2016 and beyond with Betting on Football #bofcon

Bookmakers wanting to get the most out of the Euro 2016 Championships are advised to attend this year’s Betting on Football Conference to get the best insight ahead of this summer’s football extravaganza. Strategically hosted a month before the start the UEFA EURO Championships, SBC’s Betting on Football Conference will be dedicated to developing, sharing and exploiting best industry insight …

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Dan Petrescu signs as brand ambassador of NetBet.ro

Having gained its licence to re-enter the Romanian online gambling market this July. European sports betting operator NetBet has announced the appointment of Dan Petrescu as first brand ambassador for NetBet.ro. Petrescu is one of Romania’s best known football figures having played for Steaua Bucharest FC (1985-1991) and in the Premier League with Chelsea FC (1995-2001). Petrescu is currently manager …

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Avoid customer disputes at Betting on Football

Visitors to next month’s Betting on Football Conference (#bofcon) at Stamford Bridge can discover the top 5 ways to reduce the number of customer disputes on football betting, thanks to a new session featuring the Independent Betting Adjudication Service (IBAS). The one-day event, being held on Thursday 10th September, IBAS Managing Director Richard Hayler will reveal the key sources of friction …

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Andy Mackenzie – Spreadex – The Premier League – Where are spread betters putting their money?

The new Premier League campaign is up and running this weekend, just 70 days after the last season ended – but where are the big hitting spread betters putting their money? Spreadex clients have been piling in with their pre-season bets and the Premier Points Prediction markets give a great indication of how punters are expecting each team to fare …

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BetVictor nets Chelsea FC global betting partnership

Gibraltar based sports betting operator BetVictor has announced a new deal to become the global betting and gaming partner of Premier League champions Chelsea FC. The partnership will see the bookmaker create unique offers and markets for Chelsea, as well as BetVictor’s branding being featured throughout Stamford Bridge. The agreement will provide a major boost to BetVictor’s visibility internationally with the global …

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Paddy Power gives out an early Christmas treat with Chelsea Payout!

Paddy Power has announced the early pay out of Chelsea FC as champions of the English Premier League 2014/2015 season.  The Irish bookmaker will payout £400,000 today to punters who tipped Jose Mourinho’s side to lift the title come May 2015. The bookmaker described it Premier League winners payout as unavoidable, stating that if it continued the market it would …

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