Queens Park Rangers and the bookmaker CopyBet have a partnership agreement in place (QPR).
Beginning with the 2022–23 season, CopyBet’s logo will be displayed on the back of the playing shirt used by the first team.
Anton Ivanov, the director of business development at CopyBet UK, stated: “We are excited to announce our relationship with QPR. We are ecstatic to be associated with such a storied English club as avid football lovers. Working with QPR is going to make for an exciting season for CopyBet.
CopyBet currently provides QPR supporters a no-deposit £5 free bet to use on any QPR match throughout the season. CopyBet offers pre-match and in-play betting on an average of 18,000 daily events.
Commercial Director for QPR Euan Inglis continued, “We are thrilled with our new relationship with CopyBet. Due to its creative use of tipsters, its business strategy stands out significantly from others in the industry.
“As we begin this multi-year agreement, which will encompass a number of innovative, collaborative efforts, Anton and the team at CopyBet have been a delight to work with.”
In an effort to safeguard children, it was recently disclosed that the Premier League is planning to change the rules regarding sponsors for front-of-shirt gambling.
The Premier League has nonetheless revealed plans to keep gambling sponsors on shirt sleeves so Premier League teams may retain significant sponsorship revenue. This is a voluntary pledge made to the UK Government.
The future of gambling sponsorship in the English Football League has not yet been disclosed.