Tag Archives: football league
- Sky to block gambling sites by default; Sky Bet re-ups Football League sponsorship
December 23, 2015
UK telecom provider Sky has confirmed that its broadband internet product will block gambling sites by default starting early in the new year. In 2013, the UK government first announced its controversial internet filtering measures, which aim to protect children of all ages from content the government deems to be...
- Rob Painter on Skybet’s Football League Sponsorship
March 13, 2015
Rebecca Liggero interviews Sky Bet's Marketing Director Rob Painter as he talks about its Football League sponsorship. Sky Bet have been announced as the sponsor for the Football League in July 2013, a multi-year sponsorhip which began in 2013-2014 season. It is now called the Sky Bet Football League with the three divisions becoming 'The Sky...
- Spanish La Liga launches match fixing investigation on 2011 Zaragoza-Levante fixture
September 30, 2014
The Spanish La Liga is the latest top-flight football league to launch an investigation into match fixing. The state prosecutor’s office in Madrid decided to take action after gathering evidence on a possible match-fixing episode during a La Liga game in 2011 between Real Zaragoza and Levante. The match in...
- Meadowlands Racing Ent launches free-play sports betting; Sky Bet offering £250k in transfer funds
September 8, 2014
Two months after announcing that it was launching free play sports betting, Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment officially opened the shop in time for the start of the 2014 NFL season. The company’s MRE Football Challenge has begun offering free college and pro-football betting powered by CG Technology (formerly known as...
- Bet Butler not owned by Worldlink Group; Belgium adds five; Mr Green to use Realex
October 19, 2012
Bet Butler has signed a new deal with the Football League to provide bookmaking services to the competition’s 72 clubs and at the same time distanced itself from the financially unstable Worldlink Group. The two-year deal means that Bet Butler’s unique service will be offered to fans of all Football...
- TWL hit back in second rate chess match
August 10, 2010
Upon hearing that Sportingbet were attempting to muscle in on their territory, The Weather Lottery were fuming. How could another company even begin to think that the Football League was at all profitable? So TWL did what TWL do, and have signed up yet another second level club, in the...
Uruguay pol peeved at Sportingbet football sponsorship
July 11, 2017