partypoker announces a new sponsorship deal with professional poker player Padraig Parkinson. The new face of partypoker for Ireland has over $1,700,000 in live earnings and his first major event for partypoker will be the Grand Prix Cork, a €300 + €40 buy-in event, 23rd - 26th February at Macau Sporting Club, Cork.
Group Head of partypoker Tom Waters said: "It is a pleasure to have Padraig join the partypoker team as an ambassador and we are delighted to have such a highly regarded and well-known professional representing us in the Irish market."
partypoker Ambassador Padraig Parkinson said: "I am proud to join the partypoker team of ambassadors and am extremely excited about the live opportunities that partypoker LIVE will bring to Ireland in 2017. With the support of partypoker I look forward to continuing my work to grow the Irish poker community."
As well as the upcoming Grand Prix Cork, Padraig will play the Northern Cup on 21st January in the Green Isle Hotel as well as partypoker MILLIONS at Dusk Till Dawn in April. Padraig will continue to sport the partypoker patch as he tours the Irish poker circuit throughout 2017.