Thursday, October 08, 2009

Party Poker teams up with racing star Giancarlo Fisichella

6th October 2009

GIBRALTAR - (PRESS RELEASE) - Party Poker is delighted to announce the arrival of a new star to their paddock. Motor racing legend Giancarlo Fisichella has joined two new teams recently – one of them being!

Giancarlo Fisichella is a fierce competitor on and off the track and he made a big impression on his new sponsors with a dazzling and high-octane performance at the Sports Stars Challenge IV event in London earlier this year. As a newly signed ambassador for, Giancarlo's passion for the game will see him take on the best of the poker circuit as well as the racing circuit!

Giancarlo said: "Poker has become a very popular pastime in the paddock in recent months with many of the drivers. I have joined two new teams recently and am delighted to be in pole position as a new ambassador for!" is celebrating Giancarlo Fisichella becoming an ambassador with a series of great daily freerolls. Players can win a slice of the €500 prize pool and, better still, a genuine F1 collector's item: a unique shirt signed by Fisi himself. Click on the 'Freerolls' tab in the Tournament Lobby, click 'Fisichella €500 Freeroll' and then click on the 'Register' button. Seats will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis. Please note that this promotion is open to residents of Italy only. The freerolls run until the 31st October.

A PartyPoker spokesman said: "Giancarlo is the fantastic new ambassador for The freerolls are exclusive to Italian residents but the rest of the world and the international poker circuit is likely to feel the force of Fisi as he gets involved in the game. Many commentators have already said that they believe that he is on track to be one the best 'celebrity' players on the poker circuit. He is one to watch as he moves through his gears but you have to pay attention as he moves very fast on the felt and he's always got his hand on the pump!"

Fisi has already recorded a special instructional dvd that will be available shortly in the Italian market.

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