Manchester United found a unique way to engage and reward its fans across the globe. Eyeing the popularity of poker and specially the online poker, the football club has launched a social poker game. Available for download on mobile devices as well as a ready-to-play version on Facebook, this poker game is a means of interaction for the millions of Man-U fans.
KamaGames has developed this social poker game which is the 1st in a series of social casino games for the fans of Manchester United worldwide. The game was launched in an event in Old Trafford in presence of Manchester United’s Head of Marketing, Jonathan Rigby, KamaGames CEO, Danny Hammett and first team players, Wayne Rooney, Jonny Evans, Rafael and Anders Lindegaard.
On the occasion of launch, the Manchester United Group managing director, Richard Arnold said: “Manchester United Social Poker is a new and exciting way for our fans to not only interact with the club but also with each other. This is just the first social casino game to be launched as part of the partnership with KamaGames and we are looking forward to introducing fans to many more.”
This poker app will serve as an online forum for football fans to play poker and share their football stories from any corner of the world. Although, one can’t wager as it is a social game, players can contest in various tournaments to win Manchester United memorabilia, merchandise, match tickets and special events passes.
Manchester United has adopted the first of its kind way to engage sports fans through a dedicated poker platform. This portrays the popularity of this game of skill not only as a means of winning huge prizes but also as a means of recreation and socially engaging activity.