British poker pro Sam Trickett and the online poker site Titan Poker may have parted company but that has certainly not gotten the former professional footballer down; not in the slightest. In fact not long after his sponsorship deal came to an end he did what any poker pro worth his salt would do and that is register for the $1,000,000 Big One For One Drop tournament in Las Vegas.
News of Trickett's deal ending came from the horses mouth last week through the medium of Twitter. In the tweet, shown below, Trickett thanked the Titan staff and said he enjoyed representing the brand.
Me an Titan have decided to part ways. I have enjoyed representing them and they was a absolute pleasure to work with.Thanks again Titan....Follow @Samtrickett1
Then just two days ago Trickett sent another tweet informing his 7,200 followers that he has just sent off his registration form so that he can play in the Big One For One Drop; the special $1,000,000 buy-in event that is taking place at this year's World Series of Poker in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Just sent my form off to register for the $1m buy inn tournament.Now im excited for the WSOP...........Follow @Samtrickett1
Yesterday, again through Twitter, Trickett sent a link to the EGR Magazine headline that said the Brit would be sponsored by Matchbook for the $1,000,000 buy-in tournament and it seems the most logical sponsor for him. Matchbook were invested in heavily by the former World Series of Poker Europe Main Event winner James Bord, who just so happens to be a good friend of Trickett. Bord has staked Trickett, amongst others, in the biggest cash games in Macau and certainly has the funds to buy Trickett into any tournament he wishes.
Over the past year or so some of the biggest names and brightest stars in British poker have been seen sporting the patches of Matchbook including Martins Adneiya, Roberto Romanello, Ben Vinson, and before they signed their own sponsorships James Akenhead and Jake Cody.
UK & Ireland PokerNews wishes Trickett all the best in finding a new sponsor and the very best of luck in the biggest buy-in tournament ever held!
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