BK8 Sportsbook Group
Type of site
Ghar Id-Dud Street Sliema,
|Services||Online betting & gaming|
|Revenue||£1 billion (2018)|
|Operating income||£60 million (2018)|
BK8 Sportsbook Group Ltd (trading as "BK8") is a Asia online gambling company based in the Malta. BK8.com has more than 5 million customers globally. The Group employs around 2000 people.
BK8 is an Asian online gambling company founded in 2014 and is headquartered in Malta with offices in Curacao, Cambodia, and the Philippines. Licensed by the Government of Curacao and operates under the Master License of Gaming Services Provider, BK8 has since been operating across several regulated online marketplaces.
Over the years, BK8 expanded by introducing the BK8 affiliate program and diversifying to support more than five languages. In 2018, BK8 closed a three-year deal with La Liga, Spanish Professional Football League. As the official Asian betting partner, BK8 will be gaining worldwide recognition by being featured on digital billboards throughout the league’s away matches involving Barcelona FC and Real Madrid Early 2019, BK8 announced former Chelsea captain and English footballer – John Terry as the brand ambassador. The agreement gives BK8 exclusive rights to market products and services on various advertising platforms throughout Asia using John Terry as the brand ambassador.
In the same year, BK8 were among the few sponsors for an e-sports tournament – Malaysia KPL 5v5 Online Tournament. The sponsorship served as an effort to bridge the gap between e-sports communities in Malaysia and China. The tournament champions were also sponsored mainly by BK8.
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