The Canadian company Gateway Casinos has inked a new deal with the National Football League (NFL) and became its official partner.
US.- Gateway Casinos & Entertainment has announced that it signed an agreement to become the official national land-based casino partner of the National Football League (NFL) in Canada. As part of the agreement, Gateway’s signature MATCH Eatery & Public House will be the exclusive presenting sponsor of the NFL Fantasy App.
Gateway will have the rights to use NFL trademarks in Canada to promote their properties and activate around key NFL events including the NFL Draft, Pro Bowl, and Super Bowl. To officially launch the partnership and get everyone ready for the 2019 NFL season, Gateway has several marquee events planned this month. The official kick-off will happen on August 22 at Gateway locations.
Beginning with the NFL Fantasy Draft, this multi-year sponsorship focuses on Gateway offering unique NFL experiences for their customers throughout their casino and food and beverage properties.
Gateway is the first Canadian casino partner
“We are happy to partner with the NFL in Canada as their first Canadian Land-Based Casino Partner. We know there are millions of football fans across Canada and to be able to offer exclusive, unique experiences to them at our properties is very exciting,” said Carrie Kormos, Chief Marketing & Communications Officer at Gateway Casinos. “This comes at such an exciting time as the NFL is celebrating 100 years of football this season and we look forward to celebrating with them as a new partner in Canada.”
“NFL Canada is truly proud to be working with Gateway to collaborate and help accelerate its business in Canada,” said David Thomson, the managing director of NFL Canada. “Like the NFL and our players, Gateway sets itself apart in the market through unparalleled teamwork and commitment to excellence, which makes our new partnership so powerful in Canada.”