The Scottish based fantasy football operator Premier Punt has announced the details of a new business partnership that it has struck with the English Premier League (EPL) football side Southampton FC.
Premier Punt has signed a multi-year deal with the Saints to be their preferred fantasy sports partner for the 2016/2017EPL season and beyond, which will see them deliver free-to-play games, giveaways, prizes and more to all supporting Hamps fans.
Part of Premier Punt’s current fantasy game offerings include imaginary involvement in the English Premiership as well as the UEFA Champions League, and a new game based on the English Championship is currently in development with a view to launching at some stage in the not too distant future.
For Southampton FC, this latest online partnership follows on from another deal which they recently struck with the Kenyan operator SportPesa, who has signed on to be their preferred official betting partner as part of a 3 year deal.
Mr John Gordon, who acts in the role of Chief Executive Officer at Premier Punt, has said that his company looks forward to delivering many enjoyable and free offerings to all of the Southampton fans, and he has also stated that the Saints were a good fit for Premier Punt as he believes the club has a strong desire to connect with and reward its own fan base.
The reigning English Premier League champions Leicester City FC has unveiled the Asian-facing gaming operator 12BET as one of their official betting partners for the current 2016-17 football season.
12BET have been actively engaging with football clubs in recent years with partnerships with English teams Newcastle United and Swansea City and the Spanish team Seville already having taken place.
For Leicester’s part, this latest betting partnership follows on from the announcement that PokerStars’ brand Betstars (one of the leading betting sites) will be the Foxes official betting partner for the current English Premier League season.
Speaking on behalf of 12BET Mr Rory Anderson spoke of the operators delight at teaming with the current reigning English Premier League champions, with what is sure to deliver high exposure for the 12BET brand.
Mr Harj Hir, who acts in the role of Head of Partnerships at Leicester City FC, welcomed 12BET aboard who he said had a fantastic record of sponsoring football teams in the past and were well placed to deliver the Leicester brand into Asian and international betting markets.
The Netherlands slot developer StakeLogic, which is a subsidiary of the game provider Greentube, has struck a content deal with the Stockholm-listed operator Betsson to supply them with a number of their online 3D poker machines.
The 3D HTML5 developed games have begun to arrive on Betsson’s platforms and titles so far include Classic2000 and Random2Wins, with more slots expected to be delivered to Betsson in the weeks to come.
This latest content deal follows on from other strategic moves that StakeLogic has made this year which include another supply deal that they recently made with the operator Unibet, and a supply deal which they struck with Leander Games to provide their slots through Leander’s LeGa RGA platform.
Comment From StakeLogic
Upon announcement of the new partnership, Mr Ruben Visse, who acts in the role of Chief Executive Officer at StakeLogic, spoke of StakeLogic’s excitement at teaming with Betsson which he says is a major strategic step forward for the game developer.
Comment From Betsson
Mr Andy Broughton Braithwaite, who acts in the role of Director of Games of Chance at Betsson, has welcomed StakeLogic aboard who he feels offer great flexibility in their game creation which will be of benefit to both Betsson players and the provider itself.