Tipsport is the largest betting agency in the Czech Republic.The company was founded in 1991 in Beroun by a group of local businessmen led by Vratislav Randa, who is still a chairman of the board. The first branch was opened in May 1991. By now, the company has almost 700 branches across the Czech Republic. A real milestone for Tipsport was the license for internet betting in 2009. After more than 12 years, internet betting makes a 95% of all bets accepted by the company. In 2017, when the new Czech gambling legislation was adopted, Tipsport opened an online casino named Vegas.
Tipsport has sponsored the Czech Extraliga and Slovak Extraliga, as well as two Tipsport Arenas: Tipsport Arena (built 1962) and Tipsport Arena (built 2005).
Pardubice is a city in the Czech Republic. It has about 92,000 inhabitants. It is the capital city of the Pardubice Region and lies on the river Elbe, 96 kilometres (60 mi) east of Prague. The historic centre of Pardubice is well preserved and historically significant and is protected by law as urban monument reservation.
PSG Berani Zlín is an ice hockey team in the Czech Extraliga. Their home arena is Zimní stadion Luďka Čajky in Zlín. They won the Extraliga in 2004 and 2014. They were formerly known as Aukro Berani Zlín, PSG Zlín, and HC Hamé Zlín, Now name is PSG Berani Zlín and home stadium Zimní Stadion Luďka Čajky (Zlín).
O2 Arena (formerly Sazka Arena, stylised as O2 arena) is a multi-purpose arena, in Prague, Czech Republic. It is home to HC Sparta Prague of the Czech Extraliga and is the second-largest ice hockey arena in Europe.
Tipsport Arena is a multi-purpose indoor arena in Prague, Czech Republic, whose naming rights are currently leased to Czech betting company Tipsport. The arena, located on the fairgrounds in the neighbourhood of Holešovice, opened in 1962 as Sportovní hala and has a capacity of 13,150 for ice hockey games. Until 2015, it was the home arena of Czech Extraliga team HC Sparta Praha and between 2012 and 2014 KHL's team HC Lev Praha.
Hockey Club Sparta Praha, commonly known as HC Sparta Prague, is a Prague-based Czech ice hockey team playing in the Czech Extraliga. The club has won four Czech championships (most recently in 2007) and four Czechoslovak championships, as well as two Spengler Cups, making it one of the most successful hockey clubs in Czech history. The team HC Sparta Praha plays its home games at O2 Arena, the largest arena in the country.
enteria arena is an indoor sporting arena in Pardubice, Czech Republic with maximum capacity of 10,194.
Rytíři Kladno is a Czech professional ice hockey team based in the city of Kladno. They are currently a member of the 1st Czech Republic Hockey League. The team president and owner is Jaromír Jágr, a former NHL player, who is currently playing in home games for the team in addition to his ownership and administrative roles. The team plays its home games at ČEZ Stadion Kladno.
HC Energie Karlovy Vary is a professional ice hockey team based in Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic. They play in the highest-level national league, the Czech Extraliga.
HC Litvinov, called HC VERVA Litvínov for sponsorship reasons is an ice hockey team in the Czech Extraliga. Their home arena is Ivan Hlinka Stadion in Litvínov.
Orli Znojmo is a Czech-based ice hockey team that currently plays in the Austrian Hockey League. The club Orli Znojmo is based in Znojmo and their home arena is Nevoga Arena.
HC Škoda Plzeň is a professional Czech ice hockey team based in Plzeň, Czech Republic. It currently plays in the Czech Extraliga. Their home arena is Home Monitoring Aréna. The traditional ice hockey club was founded in 1929. In 2013, for the first time in history, HC Plzeň were the Czech Extraliga champions after beating Zlín 4:3 in the seventh match of the dramatic final. HC Škoda Plzeň, New Arena name is LogSpeed CZ Arena Plzeň.
HC Oceláři Třinec is an ice hockey team from Teschen Silesia who play in the Czech Extraliga, the top tier of Czech ice hockey. Their home arena is Werk Arena in Třinec. The team's main sponsors are the local Třinec Iron and Steel Works HC Oceláři Třinec and Werk Arena Třinec. In the 2010/2011 season the team won the Czech Extraliga for the first time in their history.
MADETA Motor České Budějovice is a professional men's ice hockey club, based in České Budějovice, Czech Republic. It is a member of the Czech ELH after reforming when the original club, now known as Mountfield HK, moved to Hradec Králové over a sponsorship dispute. Home stadium of the team ČEZ Motor České Budějovice is Budvar Arena in České Budějovice.
Sinobo Stadium is a football stadium, in Prague-Vršovice, Czech Republic.
HC Kometa Brno is a professional ice hockey team based in Brno, Czech Republic. They play in the Czech Extraliga. Kometa is the most successful ice hockey club in the Czech Republic with 13 Czechoslovak league championship titles. Holding three European Cup titles, Kometa ranks as the most successful Czech club in international ice hockey. The team HC Kometa Brno has won two Czech championships seasons, capturing the title in both 2016–2017 and in 2017–2018.
Štěpán Hřebejk is a Czech professional ice hockey player. He is currently a free agent having last played for HC David Servis České Budějovice of the 2nd Czech Republic Hockey League.
Mountfield Hokejový Klub is a professional men's ice hockey club based in Hradec Králové, Czech Republic. It is a member of the Czech Extraliga. The club was formed after the original HC Mountfield was unable to resolve a sponsorship dispute.
The 2016–17 Czech Extraliga season was the 24th season of the Czech Extraliga since its creation after the breakup of Czechoslovakia and the Czechoslovak First Ice Hockey League in 1993.
Vladislav Habal is a Czech professional ice hockey goaltender. He is currently a free agent having last played for HC Slovan Bratislava of the Tipsport Liga.
Patrik Maier is a Slovak professional ice hockey defenceman for HC Slovan Bratislava of the Tipos Extraliga.