Southampton Football Club is delighted to announce that Premier Punt have become their Official Fantasy Sports Betting Partner.
The Edinburgh-based social gaming and betting company has signed a multi-year deal with Saints ahead of the 2016/17 campaign.
Premier Punt have recently launched their app and are set to change the face of fantasy football gaming.
Founded in 2013, Premier Punt specialise in “no commitment” fantasy football betting, meaning users can play weekly, daily or on any single game against other football fans with no season long commitment.
With free-to-enter game types also on offer, Premier Punt will provide a platform for football fans to enjoy fantasy betting as and when they choose.
Fan engagement will be at the heart of the partnership with exclusive free-to-play games for all Saints fans and prizes on offer each week.
John Gordon, CEO at Premier Punt, said: “Premier Punt are delighted to partner with Southampton FC.
“We are focused on delivering the ultimate Fantasy Football experience, and are looking forward to delivering a mix of exclusive games, competitions and more for Saints fans.
“Southampton FC were the perfect fit for us, as they were the club with the biggest desire to give more back to their fans.”
David Thomas, Commercial Director at Southampton FC, added: “We’re delighted to welcome Premier Punt as the club’s first ever Official Fantasy Sports Betting Partner. Premier Punt have shown a commitment to football fans since their inception in 2013, and the club’s supporters will be at the heart of this partnership.
“With plenty of exclusive content provided by Premier Punt for our fans, we’re looking forward to increasing our engagement and interaction with supporters even further."
Premier Punt started their partnership by donating a number of tickets for Southampton’s game against Watford on to Saints Foundation.