In an important announcement yesterday, 888poker signed 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event champion Martin Jacobson as part of their pro team, which already includes the likes of Dominik Nitsche, Parker Talbot, Chris Moorman, Sofia Lovgren and Vivian Saliba.
The Swedish player (Jacobson) is best known for his WSOP Main Event win but he was already a pro. He amazed with his skills by working his way from a short stack to the world championship title.
In a welcome press release, 888poker representative said that the decision of going for this brand alliance came after several successful ventures with Jacobson and 888poker during the WSOP series.
“888pokerand I have a mutual interest to make poker great again in ‘taking back the game,’” Jacobson said in a press release.”888poker’s goal is to host prestigious events with huge guarantees affordable to anyone by providing a wide range of buy-ins along with satellites to all tournaments.” he added.
About Jacobson, an 888 poker representative said, “An extremely positive figure in the poker world, Jacobson represents the best qualities in the industry: passion, integrity, excellence and a desire to give back,” …”We’re super-excited to be working with one of the best minds in poker, as we embark upon our shared goal of providing players all over the world with the best possible poker experience.”