PartyPoker hands ambassador role to tennis icon Becker
PartyPoker has appointed German tennis legend Boris Becker as an ambassador to its online poker service.
Becker – who left his role as coach of world No.2 Novak Djokovic earlier this week – will now support the operator with its various marketing and customer initiatives.
To mark the partnership, PartyPoker has launched a tennis-themed promotion that gives customers the chance to play in four $5,000 (€4,700) freerolls, with the overall winner playing against Becker heads up for up to $25,000.
“I am equally competitive at the poker table as I was on the tennis court, so I’m really excited to be partnering with PartyPoker and taking on players around the world,” Becker said.
Tom Waters, group head at PartyPoker added: “It’s great to have Boris on board, as he is one of Germany’s – and indeed the world’s – most notable sportsmen.
“We look to expand our poker offering in Germany for 2017 and I am thrilled that Boris will be our ambassador in this market.”
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