Crystal Palace FC Join GambleAware Initiative

Gambling addiction is something a lot of people can relate too. For some, seeking help or knowing where to get help with addiction is not always easy. Whether it be sports related, casino or any other kind of gambling addiction, spreading awareness is essential in helping people overcome their addiction.Crystal Palace FC Join GambleAware Initiative

GambleAware Initiative

Top Premier League Football club Crystal Palace FC is the first club to take part in a GambleAware initiative, aimed at gambling-related problems within football.Due to take place over the last three games of the premier league season, fans will see advertisements, promotional materials and gambling related messages on hoardings on screen and around the pitch.Steve Parish, Crystal Palace Chairman said, “As a premier league club, we recognise our responsibility of helping promote safe and responsible gambling.“I’m pleased that Crystal Palace is the first club to form a partnership with GambleAware. I hope we can play a part in raising awareness about their service and help those who need support”GambleAware Added, ” This is an important first step towards a deeper and broader action plan to address the ever-closer relationship between gambling and football”

Football Sponsorship

There are currently nine premier league clubs that have full sponsorship by gambling related businesses, Crystal Palace have a multi-year, sponsorship deal with ManBetX in June 2017.A ManBetX spokes person concluded,”ManBetX are committed to helping people gamble responsibly and welcome the clubs involvement with GambleAware. As the official shirt sponsor for Crystal Palace FC, we have an added degree of responsibility to support those who offer help and free advice to ensure people gamble responsibly, both within football and the wider community”If you, or someone you know have a gambling related problem and need help, contact

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