LA Clippers snap up new presenting sponsor

Californian casino and hotel company Agua Caliente Casino Resorts has agreed a deal to become the presenting sponsor of NBA basketball team the LA Clippers for the 2015-16 season.

The firm, which owns facilities in Rancho Mirage and downtown Palm Springs in California, will also serve as the team’s official and exclusive casino partner.

Supporters will also be able to view all Clippers games on television screens at the company’s Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa facility in Rancho Mirage.

In addition, Agua Caliente Casino Resorts will become the presenting sponsor of DTLAC, an initiative that celebrates the best of downtown Los Angeles at every Saturday night Clippers home game.

Jeff Grubbe, tribal chairman of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians, which owns and operates Agua Caliente Casino Resorts, said: “We are excited to join in partnership with the LA Clippers. The Clippers organisation has shown an exceptional commitment to elevating the fan experience inside the arena and beyond.”