World Cup Winner Thomas Hassler Joins Social Sports Betting Platform Oddslife
LONDON, June 11, 2014
LONDON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
World Cup winner Thomas Hassler has joined the Advisory Board at social sports
betting platform provider Oddslife as part of his new role as brand ambassador
for the firm's media partnerships.
German World Cup superstar Thomas Hassler is behind a new way for media brands
to engage with sports fans.
Hassler, who won both the World Cup and European Championships with his
country, has joined as brand ambassador for social sports betting platform
developer Oddslife, which has developed a new method for sports fans to
interact and compete on both national and international scale.
The Oddslife platform engages sports fans using a free-to-play social betting
game, allowing them to challenge friends and countrymen, win virtual rewards,
compete in live betting tournaments and interact socially within the
It is proving to be an attractive community and CRM tool for many of the
continent's big media players as Oddslife is already live in several European
countries. In Spain it has teamed up with media giant MARCA for MARCA El Guru,
while in Greece Tipmaster.gr is run in partnership with Sport-fm.gr and
Novasports. Oddslife is also active in Bulgaria with Sportal.bg, Denmark with
Bold.dk and in Italy through a licensing and agency deal with AssoPoker.com.
During the World Cup, Hassler will be providing Oddslife's media partners with
exclusive content detailing his thoughts, expertise and predications on every
game. He commented: "With Brazil 2014 about to start, now is a great time to
be getting involved with such an innovative brand as Oddslife. The system is
truly compelling and the sportsman in me makes the regular competitions even
Alongside his ambassadorial role, Hassler is also joining an eclectic and
experienced Advisory Board containing considerable expertise from the betting,
legal, gaming and marketing worlds. Among its members are:
Ben Dale, Business Advisor - Held a number of senior business roles in the
gaming and technology sectors, including international development director
for Ladbrokes PLC. He is a lawyer by background and has worked in various
corporate and commercial roles.
Yan Tang, Asian Market & Advisor - General Manager at Asian gambling
operator Samvo for 9 years. Consultant to a number of high profile gaming
David Knight, Global Network Advisor - Business development & strategy
consultant for TMT industry. Founding CFO/COO at Filmwave; VP Arts Alliance
Bold.dk / Denis Larsen, Media Strategy Advisor - Denmark's largest football
portal with 1.5 million monthly unique users. The portal was established
Simon Burrell, Digital Media & Gambling Advisor - Co-founder of
BettorGroup.com and digital gaming consultant. Experience in print, sports
media, digital and betting sectors.
Chris Duncan, Shareholder and CCO - Co-founder of Scandinavian online
casino Betsson.com in 2001. Expertise in marketing, business development and
raising of capital.
Charles Marsh, Shareholder and CFO - Chartered Accountant with London-based
accountancy practice. Works directly with Oddslife on a part time basis.
David Duncan, Shareholder and Advisor - European institutional director
(Schroders, GAM, GLG Partners). Qualified actuary and advisor to Oddslife on
Better Collective, Shareholder and Advisor - Operators of Bettingexpert.com
and other gaming portals. Experts in affiliate marketing in the online gaming
Oddslife CEO and founder Rasmus Sojmark said: "Thomas Hassler will make a
great addition to our Advisory Board, which already incorporates expertise
from a wide range of disciplines. Thomas' knowledge of football and drive to
win will help Oddslife achieve its major potential.
"The quality of our existing European media partners and the personnel on our
Advisory Board shows that Oddslife is a serious player and that its fusion of
social gaming and betting is a whole new way to engage the sports fan."
Oddslife Ltd. is a leading supplier of social sports betting platforms to the
gambling and media industries. Oddslife's personnel includes successful and
innovative people with a variety of skillsets, such as social & real money
gaming, digital media, journalism, asset management, law, affiliate management
and accounting. Oddslife has grown its number of employees to 25 people based
in the UK, Denmark, Greece, Spain, and Thailand.
To find out more about Oddslife visit: http://www.oddslife.com
A photo of Rasmus Sojmark, Oddslife founder and CEO, is available here
Photos of Thomas Hassler are available here
Contact: Press enquiries: Andrew McCarron, Sports Betting Community Ltd., Tel:
+44-(0)1457-867-683, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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