Kindred Group has been forced to pull out of a proposed commercial partnership with the Norwegian Chess Federation (NSF) after the organisation’s Congress voted down the deal following a warning from the country’s gambling regulator.
Online betting operator CasadeApostas.com has secured deals to sponsor four leading football teams in Brazil. The agreement covers top-tier Campeonato Brasileiro Série A clubs Bahia, Botafogo, Cruzeiro and Santos.
English Premier League football clubs Wolverhampton Wanderers and Burnley have both agreed new shirt sponsorship deals with Asian online gambling operators, while Championship side Birmingham City has struck a deal with Boylesports.
Stockholm-listed Better Collective will significantly expand its presence in the US market through the acquisition of daily fantasy and sports betting affiliate Rical LLC, operator of the RotoGrinders and SportsHandle portals.
Australian gambling operator PointsBet has agreed a deal to take on the naming rights to Shark Park, the home ground of the Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks, as part of a new sponsorship deal with the National Rugby League (NRL) team.
Online gambling operator Betway has extended its partnership with the UK’s Grand National Festival showpiece horseracing event. Betway will continue as the official betting partner to the race for a further five years.