MMA World Champion Georges St-Pierre joins 888poker as new Global Ambassador

Posted on by RTR Dave

888poker have announced that Mixed Martial Arts World Champion Georges St-Pierre (GSP) has signed a 12-month contract with 888 to be a global ambassador and integral member of team 888poker. On joining 888, Georges St-Pierre commented:

“I am very excited to become a global brand ambassador for Team 888poker. I have wanted to play poker for a while now as it is a great game of skill.  It is not just your cards versus my cards; it is you versus your opponent.  However, the most important aspect of my partnership with 888poker is that we are going to generate a great deal of money for my foundation that dedicates its efforts towards anti-bullying causes.”

2012 will see Georges St-Pierre play in the main event at the WSOP in addition to various other live poker events such as 888poker’s Superstack. It’s not just live events that GSP will be getting stuck into – he’ll also be taking part in special online promotions where the proceeds from the games will go towards his anti-bullying causes.

888 have stated that they’re very excited to have such a renowned international sports celebrity on board. GSP has has built a dedicated fan base over the years through his exceptional sporting career that comprises of 22 wins, the all-time most consecutive welterweight title defenses and two MMA World Champion titles.

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