MansionBet Becomes Offical Betting Partner Of Newcastle United
MansionBet has become the official betting partner of Newcastle United.
The sports betting operator agreed to a partnership with the English Premier League football club, which sees MansionBet become the team’s UK betting partner. The agreement will run for two years, covering both the 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 football seasons.
MansionBet will also operator the betting terminals at the team’s stadium in St. James’ Park. As part of the agreement, MansionBet will offer special prize boosts and exclusive deals to Newcastle United fans and will run several competitions featuring prizes including experiences and tickets to matches.
MansionBet Chief Executive Karel Manasco said in a statement: “We are excited to add Newcastle to our growing portfolio of sponsorships to increase our reach in the UK and Ireland. We have plans for activities that will benefit both the club and its supporters, and believe this is the perfect partnership.”
Dale Aitchison, the Head of Commercial at Newcastle United, said: “MansionBet has a proven track record when it comes to football sponsorship and we look forward to working with the group to deliver a fantastic betting service to our fans on a matchday.”
Paddy Power’s Save Our Shirts Campaign
The news comes just weeks after Irish bookmaker Paddy Power announced the launch of its Save Our Shirts campaign, which aims to bring an end to football shirt sponsorships. Football club Huddersfield Town was the first football team to join the campaign.
Over the last two weeks, Paddy Power has announced the addition of four more football teams including Motherwell, Newport County, Southend United and Macclesfield Town. Paddy Power will sponsor all five football clubs but will relinquish space on their jerseys.
The bookmaker has teamed up with firms Octagon and VCCP Blue for its campaign, both of which have plans to support the bookmaker’s campaign and promote it on social media, television, print and digital media.
In a statement, Paddy Power Managing Director Victor Corcoran said: “Shirt sponsorship in football has gone too far. We accept that there is a role for sponsors around football, but the shirt should be sacred. So today, we are calling on other sponsors to join the Save Our Shirt campaign, and give something back to fans. As a sponsor, we know our place, and it’s not on your shirt.”