Boylesports are a very successful bookmaker based in Ireland. They were founded in 1989 by John Boyle. They employ over 900 people and were the sponsor of Sunderland AFC from 2007 to 2010, they believe that this deal greatly improved their presence in the football betting market.
They became the Official Betting Partner of the Football Association of Ireland in 2008. They have a portfolio of other sponsorship deals within Ireland which includes, Boylesports.com Novice Chase at the Punchestown Festival, as well as greyhound sponsorships including the Dundalk International, Irish Champion Stakes at Shelbourne Park and the Coursing at Clonmel, Co Tipperary.
They also sponsor Boylesports.com International at Cheltenham.
Boylesports Fon-A-Bet and Internet are regulated in the Isle of Man and are registered under the company name Boylesports (Isle of Man) Ltd. The licence was registered on 31st August 2007.
Zukido released Boylesports live betting application in January 2010, featuring live odds, real-time scores, statistics and text commentary on snooker, tennis, football, cricket, darts, ice hockey and basketball. Boylesports later added Zukido's Mini Blackjack, Mini Roulette and Mini Gameshow-Hi-Lo. In May 2012 BuzzSports began to provide BoyleSports with their In-Play betting facility.