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Responsibility mandate sees Ladbrokes end SPFL legacy sponsorship

Serving GVC Holdings’ group-wide ‘Changing for the Bettor’ social responsibility mandate, Ladbrokes informs that it will not renew its legacy title sponsorship of the Scottish Professional Football League (SPFL). The bookmaker, who has served as SPFL sponsor since the 2015/16 season, had previously chosen to donate its £2 million per season sponsorship to industry charity GambleAware, promoting its ‘Bet Regret’ …

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Sky Sports nets exclusive broadcast rights for Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership

Sky Sports has confirmed that it will become the exclusive broadcaster of Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership content from 2020, agreeing on a five-year deal with the Scottish Professional Football League (SPFL). UK news sources report that Sky Sports blew competitor BT Sports out of the water with a £100 million package, bolstering its dedicated ‘Sky Football’ programming for 2020. Confirming the …

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Mr Green expands Hoops partnership sponsoring ‘CelticLIVE’ channel

European online gambling group Mr Green has become the ‘exclusive stadium Wi-Fi partner’ of Celtic FC’s Parkhead Stadium. The deal secured with live venue technology and systems specialist Stadia Solutions will see Mr Green sponsor the club’s branded WI-FI channel CelticLIVE. Working alongside Stadia Solutions, Celtic FC has expanded its stadium Wi-Fi capacity and coverage during matchdays, becoming one of …

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Internet rumours see bookmakers suspend Rangers relegation markets

Bookmakers have suspended betting markets on SPL football club Glasgow Rangers FC being relegated, as internet rumours circulate that the club faces financial difficulties once again. Betting affiliate Oddschecker, last night alerted UK media that it had spotted ‘unusual betting patterns’ on Rangers being relegated from the SPL. Rangers, Scottish football’s most successful club, currently sits third in the league, …

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Celtic FC scores ‘biggest ever’ Scottish football shirt sponsorship with Dafabet

Philippines and Isle of Man based online betting operator Dafabet has secured Scottish football’s ‘biggest ever’ shirt sponsorship deal with Celtic FC. Dafabet marketing agreed a four-year sponsorship terms with The Bhoys, and will see its brand co-promoted on the Celtic 2016/17 jersey with Irish cider brand Magners (Dafabet to feature shirt front, Magners on jersey back). Celtic governance was …

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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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SPFL launches probe investigating Ladbrokes’ Derek McInnes market

The relationship between the Scottish Professional Football League (SPFL) and its main sponsor Ladbrokes appears to be at odds, as the governing body ordered an official probe regarding the publishing of odds that Aberdeen FC manager Derek McInnes was ready to leave the club.  Aberdeen FC officials reacted angrily to the news published by Ladbrokes PR department that it had …

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Does pay equal performance?

Thirteen European football clubs are amongst the world’s top 50 sports teams when it comes to multi-million euro salaries, the Global Sports Salaries Survey 2014 reveals. While massive pay-packets entice the globe’s best players and performers, punters love a dreamer and rule breaker. But could the answer to finally cracking stubborn footy accumulators and bets lie in the amount a …

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