Titanbet Teams Up With “The Sun” Newspaper


Titanbet, the Playtech powered online sports book operator has revealed that it has entered into a deal with The Sun newspaper in terms of which it will consolidate its presence in the British market by sponsoring the newspaper’s daily betting column. The deal will see Titanbet gaining access to the Sun’s pay-per-view client base via its online platform.

Tot’s Tips, journalist Andy Totham’s sports betting preview and one of the most widely read columns in the UK and its Longshot, Donut and Diamond are one of the UK’s most popular sports betting tips columns, giving expert tips on everything from boxing to football. Tot’s Tips goes through each Premier League clash every week and sets out the best betting action. It also suggests the best bets and long-shots that include all the football action due to take place over the weekend. Titanbet.co.uk branding will now feature prominently on The Sun’s betting section.

The sports book, that is run by Playtech’s subsidiary, PT Entertainment Services, is endeavoring to attract new customers in the competitive market by planning several new initiatives.

Russel Yershon, a spokesman for Titanbet said that The Sun’s betting column will give them fantastic exposure for the Titanbet.co.uk brand as well as great reach when it comes to sports bettors as they look to execute their launch strategy in the United Kingdom. Yershon added that they will be offering their readers exclusives throughout the football season that can be used on the desktop and mobile platform, including topical specials on big events.

The Sun’s tie-in with Titanbet.co.uk is the first partnership of this kind between a UK newspaper and an online casino or sports betting site.

666Bet Expands its Sports Commercial Portfolio


666Bet, one of the leading online betting companies, has enhanced its sports commercial portfolio by signing a deal in terms of which it will become the official partner of the Professional Darts Corporation’s SINGHA Beer Grand Slam of Darts 2014.

The deal will see 666Bet serve as the Official Betting Partner of the SINGHA Beer Grand Slam of Darts that is scheduled to take place from Saturday, 8th to Sunday, 16th November, 2014 at Wolverhampton Civic Hall in the United Kingdom.

666Bet will have branding displayed both on the stage as well as on each of the 32 competing players’ shirts in the Sky Sports televised tournament and the bookmaker has also secured the on-site betting rights at the Wolves Civic.

This new deal follows 666Bet’s agreement to partner with English Premier League top-tier football clubs West Bromwich Albion and Leicester City as well as a sponsorship deal for Olympic gold medal winner Anthony Joshua’s first official title fight.

The Grand Slam of Darts features major tournament finalists from a two year period as well as a series of qualifiers.

According to Barry Martin, the Chief Executive Officer of 666Bet, this deal is another important step for 666Bet as they see darts as the perfect sport to target new customers. He added that they are already heavily involved in football and boxing partnerships and darts was therefore the logical next sport for them.

Barry Hearn, the PDC Chairman, added that with nine days of live televised action both on Sky Sports and worldwide featuring the best players in darts, this will be a marvelous platform to showcase the 666Bet brand.

NetBet Partners with Football Club OGC Nice


NetBet, one of the leading European online casino and sports betting operators, has announced that it has agreed a sponsorship partnership with French Ligue 1 football club OGC Nice.

In terms of the agreement, that was brokered by French sports media agency SportFive, the NetBet sports betting brand will be promoted on the OGC Nice club shirts. The operator and football club did not, however, disclose any more details on the terms of the sponsorship.

The Malta licensed sports betting operator will also be promoted with branding placements inside the football club’s Allianz Riviera Stadium (capacity – 34,000). The NetBet brand will be additionally promoted via OGC Nice digital channels.

Alain Boccara, the Marketing Director for NetBet commented on the sponsorship agreement by saying that the betting operator is thrilled to have partnered with OGC Nice as the club is a dynamic and passionate club, with the best support in Southern France. Boccara added that NetBet is not only partnering with a historic French football club, but also with the economic capital of the French Riviera.

The NetBet group offers players a rich and varied online gaming and sports betting experience. The NetBet portal opens the door to a world of premium online casino games and first class sports betting.

The group’s professionalism has helped them to propel to the forefront of the industry and its proven track record is satisfying the needs of its users.

NetEnt has been approved by regulatory organizations which promote responsible gambling and provide support for gambling addiction.

666Bet to Sponsor Joshua MBE’s First Title Fight


666Bet, one of the leading online bookmakers, has announced that it has partnered in a sponsorship agreement with Matchroom Boxing, in terms of which it will sponsor Olympic gold medalist Anthony Joshua MBE’s first title fight against Dennis Bakhtov.

The WBC International Heavyweight title is due to take place as part of Matchroom’s “Moment of Truth” event at the 02 Arena in London on Tuesday, 11th October, 2014.

In terms of the deal the bookmaker will have its logo displayed in and around the ring at the event as well as on the centre canvas and the two fighter corner posts. The logo will also appear on all event artwork, backdrops and media day training rings.

According to Barry Martin, the Chief Executive Officer of 666Bet, they are tremendously excited to bring fans Anthony Joshua’s first title fight which is a match up that could prove to be historic in the context of this young heavyweight’s prospect’s career. He added that after their first taste of boxing when they sponsored July’s “Fight for the Right” event in Manchester, they were extremely keen to support another sensational boxing card.

Martin also revealed that it has been a productive few months at 666Bet, having launched just prior to the World Cup and that they are now the proud shirt sponsors of Leyton Orient as well as the official betting partners of both Leicester City and West Bromwich Albion.

Joshua’s opponent in the October event will be the Russian Dennis Bakhtov, a veteran fighter who held the vacant WBC International Title on two occasions.

Betway to Sponsor World Cup of Pool


Betway, one of the leading online betting companies, has announced that it has entered into a deal with Matchroom Sport in terms of which it will become the title sponsor of the 2014 World Cup of Pool, the prestigious international team event.

The Betway World Cup of Pool is scheduled to take place from Tuesday, 23rd to Sunday, 28th September, 2014, at the Mountbatten Centre in the maritime city of Portsmouth.

The event is due to be broadcast live throughout by Sky Sports in the UK and Ireland as well as on CCTV in China, ESPN3 in the USA, Fox Sports in Australia, OSN in the Middle East as well as several other nations.

Barry Hearn, the Chairman of Matchroom Sport, the event’s promoter, revealed that the World Cup of Pools is one of the sport’s major brands and that the event has a wide reach across the world to millions of fans through broadcast and digital platforms. Hearn added that they are looking forward to an exciting event and are very excited that Betway will be involved in it.

Betway also served as title sponsor of the WBA and IBF super middleweight world title rematch between George Groves and Carl Froch a few months ago.

Bob Dutnall, the Executive Director of Betway, said that they are delighted to sponsor the Betway World Cup of Pool. He added that with the best talent in the world taking to the table, it will be a case of which teams can catch the lucky breaks.