188BET become Wigan Warriors new Official Main Sponsor
Bookmakers rejoin Warriors after sponsoring Club in 2010
- 188BET logo to be displayed on front of 2016 match and replica shirts
Wigan Warriors Rugby League Club today unveil leading online bookmaker 188BET as the Club’s new Official Main Sponsor.
The sponsorship will see the 188BET logo displayed on the front of Wigan’s new 2016 match and replica shirts which are due to be unveiled shortly.
This deal marks a succession of high profile sponsorship deals from 188BET, who have in the past been associated with football, cricket and snooker, currently sponsor Liverpool FC, and will be well known to Warriors fans having previously appeared on the shoulder of the Wigan Warriors shirt back in 2010.
Wigan Warriors’ Marketing Director Simon Collinson said:
“We have a great relationship with 188BET and are delighted to be welcoming them back as the Club’s Official Main Sponsor in 2016.
“As leaders in our respective industries, both the Club and 188BET share a common goal of further growth across the UK. As well as shirt sponsorship the agreement also includes provision for significant branding at the DW Stadium and representation on the Club’s official digital and social media channels.”
Wigan Warriors are the most successful Rugby League Club in the world having been crowned Champions on 20 occasions, Challenge Cup winners 19 times and World Club Challenge winners three times.
188BET’s Managing Director Nigel Singer said:
“I’m thrilled to announce 188BET’s partnership with Wigan Warriors for 2016. The opportunity to sponsor a leading Rugby team with the history, heritage and standing of the Wigan Club was just too good to pass up. We have sponsored the Warriors in the past, and we’re thrilled to be sponsoring them again for 2016.
“As we continue to grow the profile of 188BET in the UK, we will do everything to ensure that our relationship with the Warriors is rewarding to both parties. The start of the 2016 Super League season cannot come quickly enough!”