National Basketball Association’s Philadelphia 76ers as well as National Hockey League’s New Jersey Devils have become the very 1st major United States based pro basketball teams to seal a sponsorship contract with a leading gambling company.
Scott O’Neil, the Josh Harris-owned teams’ chief executive, and bwin chief executive Norbert Teufelberger confirmed that multiyear contract in a statement on Wednesday. According to reports, there would be a press conference at the Prudential Center on Thursday. There they would declare the multi-year contract.
The report of the deal was first reported by Bloomberg. Previous year, the New Jersey authorized Internet gambling to offer a boost to struggling casino industry of Atlantic City that has been beset by heightening contest for the last 7 years. This started with a 5 day trial time on 21st November and it would publicly launch on 25th November.
148487 accounts had been made till Monday, though the Gaming Enforcement Division of the state says that people often made different accounts on more than 1 site. O’Neil stated that they are proud to welcome partypoker to their family as they embark on an exciting journey with an innovative, global leader in the digital marketplace. As an organization, they would carry on to align with brands which aspire to develop with them, in real partnership.
Teufelberger stated that his company was very much excited to produce Sixers and Devils’ fans great digital content as well as unique match day experiences.