Big announcements from PartyPoker in the last few hours – signings of Francesco Totti and Dragan Galic.
Francesco Totti – ambassador of PartyPoker.it
AS Roma’s captain and Italian football legend Francesco Totti has been confirmed as an ambassador for PartyPoker.it. Totti will represent PartyPoker and play poker exclusively online at PartyPoker.it‘s poker tables. With this deal, Francesco Totti has become the biggest sports star to sign a deal with an online gaming company.
“Er Pupone” had following to say: “I have faced many challenges in my career and I always apply myself with skill, intelligence, loyalty and passion. You need all these abilities for poker and it is also a game that excites me and is a lot of fun. Thanks to PartyPoker.it, I am able to combine my passion for sport and the challenge of poker. The qualities you need to become a good poker player are very close to those of a sport.”
Francesco Totti will now feature in TV ads and print ads all over Italy. See the Italian language ad below:
Dragan Galic – newest TeamParty member
The other big announcement of the day is the signing of Dragan Galic to represent PartyPoker’s TeamParty. Dragan Galic recently played at the PartyPoker’s Premier League Poker in Las Vegas.
Dragan has now been confirmed as a part of the TeamParty alongside the very recent signings of Kara Scott and Tony G. Mike Sexton, Ian Frazer, Felipe ‘Mojave’ Ramos, Bodo Sbrzesny and Remy Biechel complete the TeamParty.
Dragan Galic is 35 years old and shares Croatian and German roots. He lives in Hamburg, Germany and has almost 1 million Dollars in tournament winnings until now. Dragan Galic’s most recent win is the Casino Austria Poker Tour and he also finished fifth in the EPT San Remo Main Event.
Dragan Galic has this to say: “After spending time with the other members of Team Party in Vegas I am delighted to join. PartyPoker.com was the very first site I played on so in many ways it feels like coming home. I find games suitable for me on there and am excited by the opportunities this sponsorship deal will offer.”
You can now play against Dragan Galic online at PartyPoker.com tables – his table nick is DraganGalic.
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hey, I didn’t know that Totti plays poker, that’s gonna be curious to see :)