Manchester United has signed its first “official casino resort” partner in Asia.

Donaco runs leisure and entertainment operations in Thailand, Laos, Myanmar and South Korea, as well as the Star Vegas Resort & Club in Cambodia and Aristo International Hotel in Vietnam.

“Through our partnership with Manchester United, we look forward to delivering compelling marketing campaigns to better engage with our customers and fans and help expedite our growth and footprint across the region,” said Donaco managing director, Joey Lim.

United say they have 325m fans across Asia.

“This is a significant partnership for Manchester United, with Donaco being our first ever Official Casino Resort Partner in Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos, Myanmar and South Korea,” added Manchester United group managing director, Richard Arnold.

“We are looking forward to working with Donaco and bringing the excitement of Manchester United to our millions of fans in these countries.”