MarathonBet has removed the Manchester United branding from it’s Manchester United Live Roulette and Blackjack tables.
The existing sponsorship deal signed in 2016 has ended, which has prompted the removal of the Man Utd Branding.
Players visiting the MarathonBet dedicated studio will see exactly the same tables and dealers as before, but what you won’t see is any mention of Man Utd.
The backdrop of the Old Trafford Stadium has also been replaced by a generic looking football stadium.
Personally I’m disappointed, as I am a United fan and enjoyed playing on the branded tables every now and then.
The dedicated live casino tables with branding from a well known sporting team was a first in Live Casino and a great USP for MarathonBet.
Dedicated tables are the best way for an online casino brand to attract and retain live casino players.
The smart casinos like Mr Green, Leo Vegas and Genting use dedicated environments and tables to offer specific bonuses and prizes to players. The tables are also a great way to cross sell other promotions and casino products.
While the setup and operating fees are normally higher than a generic table, the benefits to a brand that is serious about live casino far exceeds the initially outlay.
I of course understand that a sponsored area would have to close at the end of a deal and I think Marathonbet has been really smart in just removing the name and keeping the tables open.
I have tried to be objective and consistent with all my live casino reviews. Hopefully, they will strike a chord with you, but I thought it might be helpful to explain the criteria I use to mark each of the casinos. Hopefully, the categories and explanations make sense.
Playability – What is the overall impression of the casino? Did I have a good time? are the dealers nice and chatty and is everything easy to understand? Does it have a good set of games and is there a comprehensive set of betting options? Are high stakes players taken care of?
Software – What is the software like to use and does it integrate well with the rest of the casino?. Are the images clear and is the video streaming fast? Have they taken more than the default shared tables? Is it available on mobile?
Payment Options – Does the casino have a good variety of payment options? Do they payout quickly and on time?
Security – How good is the reputation of the casino amongst other players? Do they hold a valid gaming license? Are they transparent about the security measures they have in place? Are they regularly audited? Do they publish this information?
Support – Do they have multiple methods for communication with me? Is support available 24×7? Do they have instant chat and are they quick to respond? Are they able to help me immediately? Do they have an online FAQ and self-help library? Are the support people knowledgeable about the product I’m playing?
Bonuses – Do they have bonuses?. How strict are the wagering requirements? Do they offer repeat bonuses?. Do they offer loyalty points and can they be redeemed for cash or playing credits?
After all that, would I play there regularly?