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Fonbet: Preparing for an ambitious year ahead

As we edge closer to the beginning of 2022, Fonbet has a number of ambitious plans in the pipeline as it seeks to obtain new licences and enter different markets.  In conversation with SBC, Alina Yakirevich, Marketing Director at Fonbet, reflects on the previous two years, highlighting the key lessons from 2020 and 2021 which will shape the bookmaker’s plans …

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Alexander Ovechkin joins Fonbet as brand ambassador

Three-time world ice hockey champion Alexander Ovechkin will now represent Fonbet after agreeing to become the operator’s new brand ambassador. Lauded as one of the most celebrated athletes in Russia, the Stanley Cup winner will work alongside Fonbet across a series of events, including advertisements, press conferences, workshops and jersey giveaways.  “It’s hard to overestimate the importance of our partnership …

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FC Lokomotiv Moscow joins Fonbet sponsorship roster

Fonbet has become the official partner of FC Lokomotiv Moscow after signing a new, five-year sponsorship agreement with the Russian Premier League team. Through the partnership, the Fonbet logo will be placed on team’s uniforms in both the RPL and Europa League, as well as featured across the Russian Railways Arena. “I consider it symbolic that our partnership began the …

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Fonbet: Tapping into a Gen Z audience through social media marketing

Social media marketing can be used as a universal tool for scaling advertising, marketing and communicating with new audiences – but are companies utilising this marketing strategy to its full potential? Fonbet believes that by using social media, brands can effectively set the tone of voice and build an online image. But in order to do this, betting operators must …

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Fonbet deepens ice hockey marketing with Severstal link-up

In a continuation of its ice hockey focused marketing in its home sector, Fonbet has partnered with Cherepovets-based ice hockey club Severstal. As a result of the four-year agreement, the Russian sports betting operator will become an official partner with the team, which competes in the Tasarov Division of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL). “Severstal is one of those clubs …

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Fonbet: KHL club sponsorships more than just brand placement


As the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) season gets into full swing, Fonbet has been restructuring its approach to cooperating with the league, placing more of a focus on supporting clubs and direct sponsorships.  In conversation with SBC News, Fonbet CMO Alina Yakirevich explained that this new approach to sponsorship will be expanded across further sports, with football next on the …

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Fonbet nets Salavat Yulaev ice hockey sponsorship

Fonbet has linked with Russian ice hockey team Salavat Yulaev, as the betting company gains brand exposure through the team’s ‘largest advertising contract’. Over the next four years, the Fonbet logo will be shown ‘prominently’ on the Ufa teams’ kit, as well as around the Ufa Arena. Rinat Bashirov, Director General of Salavat Yulaev, commented: “We’re excited to have a long term agreement …

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Moving beyond sponsorship: How Fonbet’s KHL deal is “much more than a business decision”

In Russia, hockey is considered to be the national sport and so securing a partnership with the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) is a “strategically important asset” for Fonbet.

In Russia, hockey is considered to be the national sport and so securing a partnership with the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) is a “strategically important asset” for Fonbet.  Speaking to SBC News, Fonbet reflected on the ways in which the operator’s collaboration with the league transcends the typical sponsorship model, highlighting the importance of fan-engagement and social responsibility for hockey …

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Playbetr enhances LatAm profile with PSG deal

Playbetr has partnered with French football club Paris St Germain (PSG), with a focus on promoting the team in the Latin American market. The three-year agreement between the club and the South American operator – which specialises in providing cryptocurrency sports betting, casino and B2B products and solutions – will see Playbetr benefit from marketing and branding rights. Playbetr will …

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