Premier League clubs warned over ‘unlicensed’ overseas betting deals

Posted on November 18, 2014 by admin
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The national gambling regulator has warned the Football Association about the dangers of sponsorship deals between Premier League clubs and unlicensed overseas gambling firms, in a move that could cost the league as much as £90m a year in sponsorship revenue.

The warning from the Gambling Commission comes as it emerged that a three-year, “multimillion pound” deal between Arsenal and gambling firm Bodog may be called into question after  it emerged the Canada-based firm did not have the licence to advertise to British gamblers.

Read the full article in the Independent online.