During yesterday’s 2-2 draw with Sheffield Wednesday in the Sky Bet Championship, Swansea City wore their 2019-20 retro third kit for the first time and it saw the YoBet shirt sponsor replaced with the ‘Responsible Gambling Week’ logo as well a Poppy to mark Remembrance Day.
Both Swansea City and official shirt sponsor betting firm YoBet are supporting Responsible Gambling Week which runs from November 7th to 13th by featuring the campaign’s logo on the front of the Swans jerseys after YoBet agreed to have their logo replaced.
A Swansea City spokesman said, “Together with Yobet we are pleased to support Responsible Gambling Week by wearing a new logo on our shirts. We take responsible gambling very seriously and the message is one we are very keen to share with our supporters.”
Responsible Gambling Week are trying to raise awareness of the following five points:
Spend only what you can afford.
Set your limits for time and money.
Gambling is not the answer to the problem.
Gambling when upset or angry isn’t a good idea.
Gambling shouldn’t interfere with your personal relationships.
Earlier is the season Swansea City released their own ‘Responsible Gambling Pledge’, which the club believe a first in the EFL.
The Swans have restricted advertising betting on team and replica kit, the clubs website, social media networks and marketing materials including the match day programme.
The Swansea City players have also taken part in a betting education programme.