Georges St. Pierre Signs Deal With 888Published on April 6th, 2012 6:18 pm EST
1. GSP Signs With 888 Poker.
Current UFC Welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre (aka "GSP") has reportedly inked a one year contract with 888.
As part of the deal, St. Pierre will become a "global brand ambassador" for the company. 888 also revealed that St. Pierre will be playing in the 2012 World Series of Poker main event as a member of the 888 team.
GSP is currently out of action as he rehabilitates a knee injury that he suffered while training for a fight against Nick Diaz.
2. More Full Tilt Poker Job Openings.
Earlier this week, Pocket Kings Ltd. (marketing and customer service arm of Full Tilt Poker) posted a number of new job openings on Jobs.ie.
A few days later, more job openings appeared on Pokerjobsearch.com, including:
-Production Operations Manager
-Payment Processing Analyst
-Internal Tools Developer
Draftday.com, the fantasy-sports site that was co-founded by Taylor Caby and Andrew Wiggins, recently secured an investment of $875,000.
The investment came from Lightbank, which is an "investment fund backed by co-founders of Groupon Inc.".
Here is what Lightbank had to say about investing in Draftday:
"We are very pleased to invest in DraftDay and foresee substantial long-term growth for the company's unique daily fantasy model. Draftday's management brings to the table prior experience in founding and growing companies as well as a deep understanding of fantasy sports."
Caby and Wiggins also co-founded Cardrunners.com back in 2005.
4. Epic Poker.
More on the Epic Poker situation from Cardplayer.com. $37,052 in income over the course of 14 months? That can't be good.
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