Friday, 17 April 2009
Italian striker Christian Vieri is contemplating a career on the green felt and he doesn't mean Subbuteo.
Christian Vieri is the latest in a long line of professional sportsmen to have fallen in love with the game of poker. The striker, who has won 49 caps for the Azzurri, has said that he is considering a career as a professional player when he finally hangs up his boots. Speaking in an interview with Sportsweek magazine he said “When I'm retired, who knows, I could become a professional poker player”. He added “Texas Hold'em is just wonderful and it really gets you pumped up. I'm having a blast."The former Inter Milan striker is expected to attend the European Poker Tour Event in San Remo from 18th to 23rd April and the EPT Grand Final in Monte Carlo at the end of the month.Vieri joins the likes of Tony Cascarino, Teddy Sheringham, Shane Warne and Boris Becker who’ve kept their competitive juices flowing at the tables rather than on the pitch.
Juicy Stakes has just launched a range of new online poker tournaments and is celebrating by offering a limited-time 50% re-load deposit bonus worth up to $100.
Intertops Poker and Juicy Stakes are offering online poker players the chance to take part in the main event at the upcoming St Maarten stop of the TK Poker Tour for as little as $1.10.
The Winter Poker Championship Seefeld 2017 is set to kick off from February 16 and one lucky online poker player will be taking part after winning a prize package worth $4,000 into the Austrian extravaganza’s main event at Intertops Poker on Sunday.
The Winter Poker Championship Seefeld 2017 is set to run from February 16 to February 26 and online poker players are being offered the chance to win a prize package into the Austrian tournament series’ main event for as little as $3.30.
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