Boxing Legend Evander Holyfield Lands A 'Real Deal' With Online Poker Site

Boxing Legend Evander Holyfield Lands A 'Real Deal' With Online Poker Site There is no disputing the fact that at 47 years of age and still a current  heavyweight champion of the world, Evander Holyfield truly deserves his nickname “The Real Deal”.
It’s also a nickname he has particularly enjoyed and put to good use over the years, be it establishing a business called ‘Real Deal Records’ in the late 1990s or releasing a George Foreman type cooking appliance called ‘Real Deal Grill’ in 2007.
Now, the boxing superstar who has held world titles in light-heavyweight, cruiser-weight and heavyweight divisions has teamed up with another namesake of his, this time of the poker world.
RealDealPoker.com is a revolutionary new online poker room which professes to have found a solution to making sure all online players receive a fair deal. As the founder of RealDealPoker.com, Gene Gioia explains:
“There are no random number generators here. Our revolutionary technology uses real cards, can be audited, and leaves no question about the fairness of games. We have accomplished what no one thought was possible: to deal real cards in an online environment.”
The record breaking five time world heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield is a big fan of poker and will be taking part in the upcoming celebrity charity poker tournament ‘Ante Up For Africa’ as well as the WSOP Main Event, which starts on July 5th.
He has now thrown his not inconsiderable weight fully behind endorsing the poker room, and said of his latest sponsorship deal; “Real cards being dealt online – why didn’t someone think of this sooner? If I’m playing poker, I like to know I am playing with real cards and not just a computer. RealDealPoker.com is a poker room I’m very proud to be associated with.”
Players at RealDealPoker.com will now find themselves with the opportunity to play Holyfield live at poker heads-up as part of a promotion organised by the site called ‘Beat The Champ Win The Purse.’ The winner, as RealDealPoker states, will have earned the right to boast, “I knocked out the 5 time Heavyweight Champion of the World, Evander Holyfield.”

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