Partypoker signs tennis legend Boris Becker
partypoker has announced that German tennis legend Boris Becker is the newest ambassador of the online poker room:
— partypoker (@partypoker) December 5, 2016
— Boris Becker (@TheBorisBecker) December 5, 2016
Partypoker launches new “Beat the Ace” promotion
To celebrate, partypoker is launching a special tennis-themed promotion on www.partypoker.com, called Beat The Ace, starting on 5th December, giving players the chance to play in four $5,000 freerolls with the overall winner playing Boris live, heads up in Germany for up to $25,000.
Alongside their new partnership, next year will see the new partypoker MILLIONS tournament, guaranteeing £1,000,000 to the winner and boasting the biggest ever guaranteed prizepool in Europe.
Players from Germany and around the world can take their shot online today, with buy-ins from £550, or at the live event at Dusk Till Dawn in April 2017.
Boris Becker, six-time major singles winner, said: “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. I learnt to play poker a long time ago; it’s a game of skill and perseverance, so I’m hoping to use my experience on the tennis court to my advantage. partypoker has some world class tournaments coming up and I look forward to playing online as well as live at the partypoker MILLIONS in April, so see you there!”
Tom Waters, Group Head at partypoker said: “It’s great to have Boris on board, as he is one of Germany’s, and indeed the world’s most notable sportsmen. Boris’ mental strength and desire to win will make him a tough competitor at the poker table, and I’m sure he’ll test our players as part of the partypoker Tennis Missions promotion! We look to expand our poker offering in Germany for 2017 and I am thrilled that Boris will be our ambassador in this market.”
Jan-Peter Jachtmann joins Partypoker ambassadors to strengthen presence in Germany
Alongside Boris Becker, poker professional Jan Jachtmann will join the partypoker team as a sponsored pro.
With over $1,500,000 in live career earnings, Jan will be playing the £6,000,000 partypoker MILLIONS in April at Dusk Till Dawn in February plus attend global live events in 2017.
Jan-Peter Jachtmann said: “It is with great pleasure that I join the partypoker team as a their newest sponsored pro. I most enjoy playing Omaha after my World Series of Poker PLO bracelet win so look forward to playing this more online. I have watched partypoker grow in 2016 and I am ready for 2017 where we will expand the German online and live market together.”
Boris Becker and Jan-Peter Jachtmann follow Sam “tr1cky7” Trickett as Partypoker ambassadors
Only two weeks ago partypoker already signed high roller icon Sam “tr1cky7” Trickett. Sam Trickett has more than $20 million in live tournament cashes and countless more millions from his play in the biggest cash games around the world.
“I am proud to be joining the expanding partypoker team and represent the brand globally. partypoker was always my first site and I am excited about the direction the company is taking, with the players and a fun feel at the forefront of their minds. I am going to bring monthly high stakes games online, which my friends and partypoker players can enjoy. Over the coming weeks I will plan my live events schedule for 2017 and look forward to getting back on the tournament circuit, wearing the partypoker patch,” said Trickett to the partypoker blog.
Trickett’s High Stakes Invite-Only cash games coming soon
Launching soon are the invite-only high stakes ‘Trickett’s Cash Games’ on partypoker where players have the opportunity to win a seat at Trickett’s tables and get to rub shoulders with a legitimate superstar of poker.
Group Head of partypoker Tom Waters said: “It is testament to the recent success of partypoker that such a renowned player like Sam was eager to join the team. Sam will be a great addition to partypoker, hosting new and exciting high stakes cash games on the site, that I’m sure will make great viewing for the players.”