Surveys have shown that fans have a bigger level of trust in the companies that sponsor their favorite teams than the companies that don’t. Down is some of the Betting Companies that may have sponsored your favorite teams in the last decade.
The Bodog brand was founded as an online gambling company in 2000 by Calvin Ayre. Bodog is reknown around the world as a betting partner and it’s most prominent client is Arsenal, since 2013. Prior to that, Bodog had deals with L.A. Galaxy, Fulham FC, and Edmonton Oilers, the Canadian NHL team.
9. Paddy Power
Another Arsenal sponsor; Paddy Power dates back in 1988. The merger of the 40 shops of three Irish bookmakers: Stewart Kenny, David Power, and John Corcoran were founders. Paddy Power benefits from Arsenal’s presence on the Italian, Irish and UK markets.
The company was founded by William Chandler who owned Walthamstow Stadium which he opened in 1931. BetVictor’s most juicy deal was the one concluded in July 2015 with Chelsea. They are now mainly sponsoring the Queen Mother Champion Chase.
The Betway is an international gambling company that operates across regulated online marketplaces and holds licences in the UK, Malta, Italy, Denmark, Spain, Belgium, Germany and Ireland. It is the principal sponsor of West Ham United; a deal that infused a record £20 million into the club.
Joe Coral began his bookmaking business in 1926 primarily concerned with operating betting pitches at racecourses. Coral has struck two major sponsorship with Premier League teams in 2015; Norwich city and Newcastle United. It is one of UK’s biggest betting companies.
Betsafe is a Swedish company that offers a number of online gambling products. It’s biggest sponsorship deal was concluded in 2015 with Man City. Betsafe’s parent company Betsson has been sponsoring Arsenal couple of years back.