Spanish iGaming operators RETAbet and KirolBet have signed sponsorship agreements with Basque-based Spanish professional basketball teams San Sebastián Gipuzkoa Basket Club (GBC) and Saski-Baskonia. is the online brand of Spanish bookmaker RETA which has retail presences across Valencia, Galicia, Navarra, La Rioja and Aragon.

The operator will benefit from its branding on GBC’s shirts, as well as across the team’s official website, social networks and media.

Following the signing of the two-year agreement, GBC president Nekana Arzallus said that it had taken a “huge effort” to get to this point after two and a half years of searching for a sponsor.

“Thanks to them, we will be able to achieve a number of challenges over the years,” said Arzallus, adding that he hoped the agreement would last longer than two years and provide the club with more stability.

He also praised RETAbet for supporting the project, which marks the first time the operator has entered this type of sponsorship deal, although it has been a partner of the team since 2008.

Meanwhile, KirolBet has been unveiled as the new sponsor of Saski-Baskonia for the next three seasons. Its logo will feature on the team’s shorts, while the operator will benefit from brand exposure at the team’s Buesa Arena, as well as across various media.

Similar to RETA, Kirol is a leading betting operator in the Basque region and is also active in Navarra, Galicia, La Rioja, Catalonia and Castile y Leon. It will also launch operations in Cantabria, Aragon and the Canary Islands.


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