Everton teams up with 188Bet

July 27, 2010

English Premier League side Everton has signed a two-year deal with 188Bet to become the offical betting partner of the team.

The deal signals a sixth partnership in the top flight of English football for the online gaming company. Chelsea, Aston Villa and Liverpool were signed up last season, after Bolton Wanderers and Wigan Athletic had agreed deals before that.

The sponsorship will be activated by a fan competition to win seats at a question-and-answer session with Everton manager, David Moyes.

188Bet chief executive Andy Scott said: “Everton FC is another fantastic addition to our valuable portfolio of partnerships with Premier League football clubs.

“It is a club steeped with tradition and history and shares many of the same brand values as 188Bet. We look forward to working with Everton’s passionate supporters as the club continues its exciting progress under David Moyes, making this a fabulous opportunity for Everton FC and 188Bet alike.”

Everton CEO Robert Elstone added: “188Bet demonstrated last season from their investment in the Premier League that football was key to their business and it is important that Everton partner with organisations who have a vested interest in our game.

“118Bet have a fantastic range of products that we will be able to offer Everton supporters including what we believe is the best online gaming sites the marketplace that will benefit our supporters and visitors to Goodison will also enjoy an brand new state of the art matchday betting serivice.”