Thursday, 24 September 2009
Scandinavian Open EPT winner Jens Kyllönen has become the latest pro player to take up a sponsorship deal, this time with European gambling firm Unibet.
As a tournament player who is a regular in tournaments across Europe, Jens confessed that a sponsor is ideal in cutting costs and minimising variance:"It's very important to cut the expenses," he said. "Nowadays it's not so easy to find a sponsor anymore."The 20-year-old won $1.2m for his recent EPT victory and will no doubt be looking to impress at the upcoming Unibet Open event in Warsaw, Poland."Jens is a very talented player who has already gained lots of experience despite his young age. It's great to have him aboard," says Liisa Matinvesi from Unibet, one of the largest gambling companies in Europe.Unibet poker boasts thousands of players across hundreds of tables, playing both cash games and big guaranteed tournaments 24/7.
The sixth annual edition of Grosvenor Casinos’ Goliath tournament series may have begun last week but players are being advised that there is still time to qualify for seats into its prestigious £120 buy-in main event.
Land-based and online gaming products innovator Scientific Games Corporation is set to run its second annual Shuffle Master Classic event next month offering one lucky poker player the chance to walk away with $100,000 in cash.
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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