Did you know that out of the 20 clubs in the premier league, 9 are sponsored by betting companies? And if you actually go down to the championship, out of the 4 teams, a whopping 17 of them have the names of the betting firms written in front of their kits.
This is obvious evidence of the growing relationship between betting and football around the world.
So, what strengthens the relationship between betting and football? What entices football clubs to forge partnerships with betting firms? It is practically the huge part that betting firm sponsorship cover in their overall revenue.
In other words, football clubs receive a lot of monetary benefit by advertising a betting firm. Here are some EPL clubs with betting sponsors.
ManBetX, a betting firm based in Malta, is the one featuring on the Crystal Palace shirts. The deal actually involves a lot of value and is considered to be the eighth biggest in the premier league. This only shows the growing threat the club may pose in the years to come.
Are you in the blue side of the Merseyside derby? If you are then you surely are familiar with SportPesa. SportPesa is based in Africa and also sponsors Gor Mahia of the Kenyan League.
The deal between SportPesa and Everton is considered to be the most lucrative in the history of the club.
A deal between Fulham and Global betting firm Dafabet was forged in July 2018. This signaled an increase in the revenue value of the club which will last until 2020.
OPE Sports is an online gaming company that started to be Huddersfield’s shirt sponsor in 2017. The deal which is considered to be record-breaking helped boost the club’s global audience and also brought more value to their revenue.
The deal between the Magpies and Fun88, a casino brand based in China, became the largest sponsorship deal in the history of the club.
If you love football and sports betting, this will surely interest you. You can also learn a bit about basketball betting here at Sports Advance.