Georges St. Pierre Signs Deal With 888

Published on April 6th, 2012 6:18 pm EST

The King is reading the latest news from the poker world to his readers1. 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

A few days later, more job openings appeared on, including:

-Production Operations Manager
-Payment Processing Analyst
-Internal Tools Developer
-QA Engineer


3. Draftday., 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 back in 2005.

4. Epic Poker.

More on the Epic Poker situation from $37,052 in income over the course of 14 months? That can't be good.


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