Wednesday, 15 January 2014
An NFL star has been offered $88,000 to change his name to 888.com.
According to the report on NorthJersey.com, the cash has been offered to New York Giants wide receiver Hakeem Nicks, who wears the number 88 jersey for the New Jersey based team.“We’re excited that 888.com is up and running in New Jersey,” said Brian Mattingley, CEO of 888 Holdings. “As we consider 888 to be the premier gaming site in the Garden State, we thought it was appropriate to align ourselves with other area notables. We couldn’t think of a more fitting local athlete than Big Blue’s very own number 88, Hakeem Nicks. We are also aware that Hakeem’s contract is up, so we hope that he sees this as a gesture to stay and as an opportunity to benefit a local charity that he supports.”It seems highly unlikely that Nicks will take the money though, even though he suffered a disappointing 2013 season. The 26-year-old received a salary of $2.7m last year and is likely to test the free agent market when his contract expires.
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