TonyBet powered by Betsafe have extended thier sponsorship deal with the Lithuanian Basketball Federation and the national basketball team for at least three more years.
Basketball Federation President, Arvydas Sabonis, said he was proud of what the team had achieved over the last six years while having TonyBet has a sponsor.
“We’re very proud of our partnership and what the team managed to achieve in the past 6 years while being supported by TonyBet. It’s going to be a hard summer, and we’re facing a tough challenge in the Eurobasket ’17. As always we’ll have only the highest goals set. It’s so good to have the backing of a longtime partner while preparing to win.” Mr Sabonis said.
Since 2010 when TonyBet began to support the Lithuanian nation team they managed to win two silver medals at the European Championships, a bronze and a fourth place finish at the World Championships.
“We’re joining the Lithuanian sports and gaming community because we love the passion that Lithuanians have for sports. Even though you’re small, you’ve managed to achieve so many great victories. Passion, fight, faith that is being demonstrated by Lithuanian athletes and their supporters inspires us. Those values are the values that TonyBet powered by Betsafe cherishes.” – said the managing director at TonyBet powered by Betsafe Ilze Jansone.
TonyBet was founded in 2009 and soon became one of the biggest sponsors of Lithuanian basketball team. 2010 was the year that the team supported by TonyBet won bronze medals at the World Championship in Turkey. Today TonyBet is one of the biggest betting, online gaming and internet poker companies in the country. The company also operates one of the biggest networks of betting shops in Lithuania.