Suntec, Singapore, May 31, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- Football legend and popular TV pundit Alan Shearer signs on as Ambassador in Asia for top ranked betting site Dafabet.com. Shearer, former England and Newcastle United captain and still the Premier League’s record all-time goalscorer with 260 goals, recently signed an exclusive two year contract with the leading Asian sportsbetting and gaming site to act as Asian Ambassador in support of the company’s promotional campaigns within the region.
Currently recognised as one of the greatest living footballers, Shearer is also one of the most popular TV sports figures in Europe today, regularly appearing weekly as a television pundit for the BBC and Al Jazeera, sharing his much-respected views and comments on both the Premier League and the Champions League. Shearer, a ten-year veteran of Newcastle United, was also honoured with a tribute and testimonial march by the club in appreciation of his dedication and contribution to the team. As Captain of the National Team from 1996 to 2000, Shearer represented England 63 times, scoring 30 goals. He played as Club Captain for Newcastle United from 1999 to 2006. Shearer is also named Overall Premier League player of the Decade for 1992-2002 and is still the current All Time Premier League Top Scorer with 260 goals.
Dafabet is a leading Asian online betting and real money gaming site offering live sports betting odds, online poker, games and casino. Dafabet has been serving the Asian market since 2004 and provides more than 5,000 live games with the best odds and payouts. Dafabet is a subsidiary of AsianLogic, a premiere online and land-based gaming company focusing on the Asia-Pacific markets.
Dafabet Online Gaming Director Dimitris Karatzas says, “We are absolutely delighted to secure the support of such a great ambassador as Alan Shearer for our advertising and promotional campaigns in Asia. Without doubt Alan is one of the most respected figures in football today and a true sportsman. We are looking forward to a long partnership with him.”
The AsianLogic Group is a high profile, active participant in the online and land-based gaming industry with a particular expertise of markets within the Asia-Pacific Region. The Group’s principle focus is the development, operation, management and marketing of online sports betting, casino, poker, multiplayer P2P and Asian Games. Currently, the company operates over ten successful online brands led by market leader DafaBet. Under the MegaSportsWorld brand, the Group operates and is expanding the only licensed land-based sports betting operation in the Philippines. In addition, Asianlogic has added to its land-based activities with the successful expansion of the Asian Poker Tour which continues to position itself as the premier poker tournament organiser in Asia.
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