Tag Archives: AFL
- SportsBet snags AFL sponsorship deal with Seven West Media
January 18, 2017
Australian online sports betting operator Sportsbet has signed on as the new sponsor of broadcaster Seven West Media's Australian Football League television coverage. On Wednesday, the Australian Financial Review reported that Sportsbet, a division of UK betting powerhouse Paddy Power Betfair, had reached a deal with Seven to sponsor the...
- Betting firms’ sponsorship of top European football rises 180% in one year
March 25, 2016
Australian online bookmaker Sportsbet has inked a new betting partnership with Australian Football League side Brisbane Lions. The Lions claim the two-year, “six-figure” deal will offer prominent placement for Sportsbet’s brand across all of the club’s digital properties, including desktop, mobile, app and email. The deal apparently doesn’t include any...
- AFL club rejects sports betting deal, keeps poker machines
February 18, 2016
Australian Football League (AFL) club Richmond becomes the seventh Victorian club to trade a bookmaker sponsorship for a responsible gambling commercial hook-up. The Tigers signed a three-year partnership with the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation (VRGF), a deal which would precludes the club from having sports betting sponsors. The club were...
- Accredited media banned from betting on AFL games
January 5, 2016
The Australian Football League (AFL) starts the 2016 season with a ban! The AFL has released details of planned gambling restrictions on the league’s accredited media during this year’s season. Starting March 24, the first game of the 120th season of the Australian rules football competition, media personnel will be banned...
- Betfred closes Aussie operations; BetEasy scores $50m AFL sponsorship
December 2, 2014
UK betting operator Betfred has pulled the plug on its Australian-facing operations after failing to gain traction in the extremely competitive market. A notice on the company’s Betfred.com.au site announced that the Aussie operation would cease trading as of Dec. 1 and account balances would be returned to the card...
- AFL player agents will be subject to betting controls
March 15, 2012
Aussie Rules player agents will continue to be allowed to bet on matches until at least July. The Australian Football League (AFL) rules are expected to apply to player managers from when they meet for their annual two-day conference in July. Over a year ago, the AFL moved to have...
CrownBet launches new TV ad, but won’t mention betting
September 26, 2016