Sunday August 18,2013 : ONLINE GAMBLING OPERATOR SIGNS WEST BROMWICH ALBION SPONSORSHIP
Asian-facing TLC88.com the latest internet gambling-football deal
The West Bromwich Albion Premier League football club in the UK has signed a sponsorship agreement with Asian-facing online gambling site TLC88.com, joining Sunderland in the online operator’s sponsorship portfolio.
Formed 3 years ago, TLC88 provides sportsbetting, poker and casino online gambling to the Asian market, and describes itself as a "…First Cagayan-licensed, creative online gaming website in Asia, born on 1st of November 2010, that harnesses social media techniques in letting its customers interact with each other to develop a fun product specifically designed for the Asian market under the slogan "Healthy Gaming Starts Here."
The football club's head of corporate sales, Iain Wain, said, “Signing TLC88 as our Platinum gaming partner is a further measure of the strengthening of the global reach of West Bromwich Albion.
“The last four seasons, culminating in Albion's record Premier League finish has allowed the commercial team to reach out to partners such as TLC88 who focus on Asian Markets.”
Mike Chong, Asia Pacific strategic director of TLC88 said, “We believe that this partnership will lead Asians to explore the excitement and atmosphere offered by clubs in Europe, and TLC88 will bring that sense of sharing and fun to internet gaming.”