888 (LSE: 888), known in Portugal as 888.pt, one of the world’s leading online betting and gaming companies, launched this week through its 888Casino one of most coveted partnerships in Portugal, in a clear endorsement to a sport that moves passions and millions of fans globally.
With more than 400 million viewers globally, 888 Grand Prix of Portugal is a winning bet for motorcycling fans and for all Portuguese. 888 chose Portugal as the foundation from which it can truly leverage this global scale marketing campaign.
It is on the 18th of April that this highly prestigious event will take place, live from the Autódromo Internacional do Algarve in Portimão, thus contributing once again to the dissemination of Portugal and its culture worldwide.
The Grand Prix of Portugal 888 will feature the very best motorcycle riders, including national Portuguese racer Miguel Oliveira, and will mark the third race of the MotoGP World Championship.
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Monica Rangel, Head of PT Markets at 888 Portugal , commented:
It is a thrilling moment for everyone at 888 while we position ourselves as unequivocal supporters for motorcycle sports globally. In challenging times we consider this a true sign of confidence for Portugal and a clear statement on its importance in international sports events. Above all at 888 we want to support and celebrate this moment with all Portuguese fans.”
Pau Serracanta, Managing Director at Dorna Sports, commented:
We are very happy to welcome 888 as title sponsor for the Portuguese Grand Prix and see the 888 name take top billing at one of the most spectacular tracks on the calendar. 888 is a well-known and respected name in the field and we're very happy to welcome them back to MotoGP."