Tuesday July 30,2013 : ONLINE SPORTS BETTING OPERATOR TO SPONSOR NEWCASTLE UNITED FOOTBALL
 
Asia-focused 138.com to partner English Premier League club
 
The English Premier League football club Newcastle United has announced a partnership with the Asia-focused online sports betting brand 138.com.
 
The betting firm will become the official global gaming and betting partner of the club, featuring across all media channels including sponsorship of the club’s official website. In-stadia betting services will also be provided by 138.com at St. James’ Park.
 
“We are delighted to be in partnership with one of the largest and most recognisable football clubs and indeed brands in the world, and look forward to working together with the club and its fantastic fans over the coming seasons,” said 138.com chief executive officer and former Isle of Man internet gaming regulator Garth Kimber.
 
Newcastle United’s head of partnerships Dale Aitchison added: “With the global reach of Premier League football and the Newcastle United brand, we are truly delighted to form a global partnership with one of the fastest growing gaming brands in the world.”