Tag Archives: rugby
- Wigan Warriors Unveil 188BET as Official Main Sponsor
December 7, 2015
Wigan Warriors Rugby League Club have unveiled leading online bookmaker 188BET as the Club’s new Official Main Sponsor. The sponsorship will see the 188BET logo displayed on the front of Wigan’s new 2016 match and replica shirts which will be revealed shortly. This deal marks a succession of high-profile sponsorship...
- Betsafe’s new marketing campaign asks punters to literally take the piss
October 2, 2015
Online betting operator Betsafe’s new marketing campaign is asking punters to take the piss – literally. The UK-licensed Betsafe – an offshoot of Swedish betting operator Betsson – recently launched its Rugby Challenge to coincide with the 2015 Rugby World Cup, the quadrennial quest for world rugby bragging rights that...
- Gareth Thomas and Bobby Moore Headline William Hill Sports Book of the Year Shortlist
October 28, 2014
Former Welsh rugby union captain, Gareth Thomas, and the England World Cup winning captain, Bobby Moore, are the star names that have made the 2014 William Hill Sports Book of the year shortlist. The shortlist for the 26th Annual William Hill Sports Book of the Year has been announced, and once...
- Sportsbet’s salute to sodomy earns ire of Australian politicians
June 21, 2013
If you ever doubted that Australian betting operator Sportsbet was owned by those Paddy Power pranksters, look no further. On the eve of the rugby union series between the Melbourne Wallabies and the British and Irish Lions, Sportsbet has painted – using non-toxic material – a 170m x 90m mural...
- Loto-Québec online performance steady; Paddy Power reveals penchant for sheep; Game, set and match for bet-at-home
November 26, 2012
Canadian provincial operator Loto-Québec posted a rise in both revenues and earnings for the second quarter of the fiscal year. Revenues hit $917.4million, up 1.9 percent with overall earnings increasing 2.5 percent to $344.4m with the company paying tribute to “good business performance” and “tightly controlled expenditures”. Both numbers were...
- Tiger gets hot-dogged and Tuilagi vaults
October 10, 2011
The headline “Fan arrested after throwing hot dog at Tiger Woods” sounds like something straight out of the Onion sports news department. All down to the part that this actually happened the past weekend just gone as Tiger attempts to put further gloss on his crown as golf’s chief. Caught...
PGA Tour to toughen gambling policy in 2018
September 19, 2017
DraftKings applies for UK gambling license
June 17, 2015
Will Tiger Woods swing with the Hooters at the Masters
March 31, 2010
Kevin Pietersen favourite to be top run scorer at World Cup
January 19, 2011