Are you overdosed of everyday news and updates on poker tournaments and bored of reading poker strategies? We at OPN, India thought of picking up some spicy gossips from the world of poker and present to you in our exclusive column – Full House of Poker Gossips. A featured section at OnlinePokerNews to entertain all poker lovers interested in hot topics of the P-town.
The poker world got to see a sneak peek of the upcoming documentary “10 for 10” based on Martin Jacobson’s World Series of Poker (WSOP) main event win in 2014. Meanwhile, Maverick footballer Zlatan Ibrahimovic declined €4m PokerStars sponsorship deal following which the Amaya owned company is believed to be approaching the Barcelona star footballer Neymar. In the other part of the world, the Chinese rock star Wang Feng has denied any kind of involvement in illegal gambling.
10 For 10
Martin Jacobson inscribed his name in the history books of poker in 2014 by winning the main event of the world series of poker (WSOP) for a whopping prize sum of $10 million. A documentary movie named “10 for 10” is set to release in coming days on his journey to top of the poker world. The trailer of this documentary which was released recently makes it to the top of all poker gossips.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic not promoting PokerStars
PokerStars approached Zlatan Ibrahimovic with a lucrative €4m sponsorship deal to pool him in the roster of company’s brand ambassadors with the likes of Ronaldo and Rafael Nadal. However, the Swedish striker turned down the deal without any explanation. One reason speculated for this deal getting cancelled is the religion which Zlatan practices doesn’t allow the involvement in gambling activities. Now, PokerStars is believed to be approaching the Barcelona star and Brazil’s captain Neymar.
The Brazilian recently posted a video of him playing poker on Instagram:
Wang Feng gambling
The Chinese singer and rock star Wang Feng denied any connection with illegal gambling at the Nanjing Millions poker tournament which was shut down by the local police. Feng was suspected of gambling illegally during his visit to Nanjing tournament. However, he disagreed to this saying that he had only attended the inaugural ceremony and played in the charity poker championship.