Tuesday, 27 August 2013
WSOP Main Event chip leader chip leader JC Tran has bagged himself a sponsorship deal in advance of this year's November Nine.
The Vietnamese-born pro has inked a deal to act as an ambassador for 888Poker and will join fellow November Niners Jay Farber and Michiel Brummelhius who will also be donning Team 888 Poker patches at this year's WSOP finale. "I am extremely excited to work with 888poker and looking forward to a great experience,” said Tran, who already has two WSOP bracelets to his name. “I can't wait to represent 888poker at my best and help in any way possible." Inbal Lavi, Vice President of 888poker, added, " We are excited to have JC Tran join our Team 888poker, his attitude towards the game and inviting personality embodies what we look for in our Team ambassadors. This year Team 888poker will be at its strongest and should bring some exciting content and opportunities to our continuously growing poker room. Good luck to Tran and the rest of our Team." Before turning his attention to the WSOP, Tran will be hoping to add to his career earnings of $8m at the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open. The 36-year-old is amongst the final nine at the inaugural WPT Alpha8 super high roller event where the eventual winner will walk away with over $891k. New players can join Tran at the 888Poker tables with a free, no deposit £12 and a £30,000 tournament ticket. Sign up at 888Poker.
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Land-based casino operator Estoril Sol has been awarded the first online gaming license for Portugal and has teamed up with platform provider Gaming1 to launch the new EstorilSolCasinos.pt domain.
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