5 Sports Celebrities Promoting GamblingAugust 15, 2018
There are many famous sports personalities with a huge fan base around the world. Gambling companies look for such people to advertise their products and services. Some sports stars have signed lucrative sponsorship deals to advertise online casinos. Let’s talk about 5 sports athletes who have taken part in gambling advertising.
The fastest sprinter on earth has set world records in 100 meters, 200 meters, and 400 meters relay races. He retired from sports in 2017 and signed a deal to advertise PokerStars. PokerStars was established in 2011 and is the largest online poker platform.
Neymar JR is one of the sports stars who participated in the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. He is also one of the highest paid footballers in the world. The famous player signed a contract to advertise PokerStars by posting on the poker site’s Facebook and Twitter platforms. He also participated in PokerStars’ live events.
The former Real Madrid player joined Juventus after signing a deal worth 105 million pounds. Cristiano has over 100 million Facebook fans and more than 30 million Twitter followers. This made him the perfect sports superstar to promote PokerStars. He loved it when PokerStars contacted him because he plays poker.
Zlatan is one of the best football players in the world. He recently moved to LA Galaxy, partnered with BetHard, and become one of the gambling company’s big stakeholders.
The world’s youngest heavyweight boxer and undisputed boxing champion became famous at the age of 20. Inspire Gaming created several casino products based on Mike Tyson’s successful boxing career and agreed to partner with him for 15 years. The gaming company’s Mike Tyson Knockout Slot consists of 20 paylines, 5 reels, gorgeous animations, and 3D graphics.
Let’s wait for the next wave of casino advertisements. Perhaps future casino promotions will involve new strategies such as crypto advertising.
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