Leading online sportsbook Betfair have been named the presenting partner of the 2013 Aussie Millions Poker Championship that will be held at Crown Casino in Melbourne, Australia this month.
The sponsorship is a major coup for the Aussie Millions as Betfair is the world’s largest betting exchange and has a large presence not just in Australia but in the United Kingdom and the United States.
Chief Executive Officer of Crown Casino Greg Hawkins was delighted to announce the deal.
“We are thrilled to announce that Betfair will be the Presenting Partner of the Aussie Millions Poker Championship in January 2013,” Hawkins said.
“The Aussie Millions is Crown’s marquee poker event, and there is terrific alignment between these great, established brands.
“Sport is an enormous part of Australian culture and Betfair’s unique betting exchange is a fantastic complement to the Aussie Millions, and our poker patrons.”
Giles Thompson, CEO of Betfair Australia, said that the two organizations were both known for their innovation making the new partnership a perfect fit.
“Betfair has changed the wagering landscape in Australia with its unique betting exchange offering, whilst the Aussie Millions has introduced an innovative tournament which has heightened interest in the game of poker,” Thompson said.
“Already Betfair boasts close to four million customers in over 55 countries and we see this as an invaluable opportunity to engage Australians on the unparalleled benefits of exchange betting.”
The 2013 Aussie Millions will commence on Thursday January 17th and will feature twenty-six different poker events over eighteen days.
The Aussie Millions will feature innovative events such as: The 6th Annual Joe Hachem and Shane Warne Charity Poker Tournament, a No Limit Hold Team Event, a $250,000 challenge as well as Chinese Poker and eight game mixed tournaments.
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