Greg Merson And Make It Official

Former champ's deal with finally acknowledged.

Finally the secret romance between 2012 World Series of Poker Champion Greg Merson and legal U.S. online poker site can be finally be shared with the world.

In what should come as a surprise to absolutely no one, especially since we were the very first to let you know about this back in July, today officially named Merson as their very first brand ambassador.

The relationship was a poorly hidden affair as Merson spent the better part of the summer posting pics of his online exploits and took the World Poker Tour to task (where you can read that we first hinted at a deal) all the while were all like “baby, not yet, let’s just keep this between you and me. Soon though, baby, I promise…”

Finally now is out and proud about it’s dealing with Merson. Head of Online Poker Bill Rini had some super nice words to say about the former champ.

“Greg is a terrific ambassador for the game of poker,” said Rini. “He loves the game, is passionate and opinionated about its future, and he will help us spread the word about our offerings and ensure the poker playing community has a respected, experienced voice to help shape moving forward.”

As for Merson, he’s a dedicated online grinder so he’s unlikely to be an ambassador in name only. If you want to take a shot at the champ, he shouldn’t be hard to find…well except for an hour here or there in the middle of the day.

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