French online poker operator signs sponsorship deal with.

By RP, July 14, 2017

French online poker operator Winamax has strengthened its sponsorship position in French Ligue 1 football by signing a two-year sponsorship deal with Angers Sporting Club de l’Ouest.

The club is one of French football’s most historic and will carry Winamax branding on its kit. In return Winamax is appointed official betting partner to the club and accrues rights to digital, social media and stadium presence at the club’s 20,000 capacity Stade Raymond Kopa.

Saïd Chabane, president of Angers, said in a statement that Winamax was a welcome partner, and that the deal would benefit club fans through special promotions.

The Angers sponsorship is the third major Ligue 1 deal secured by Winamax, which also has agreements with Girondins de Bordeaux and Nantes FC.