Online Casino Will Still Sponsor Mikey The Chimp
By Andrew B
Mikey the chimp had been practising for the World Series of Poker (WSOP) for months, but he will now not be appearing at the event.

But sponsors have not given up on their mission to earn Mikey his retirement money from poker tournament winnings.

Jeffrey Pollock, Vice President of Harrah’s Entertainment, rejected Mikey's participation at WSOP, but PokerShare have vowed to search hard to find another poker tournament that will let Mikey play.

Max Wright, Poker Room Manager, said, 'Mikey will overcome this rejection into the WSOP 2006 and keep practicing until another poker tournament picks him up. We will sponsor him in whatever tournament will accept him because we know a chimp can beat a chump.'

Judie Harrison, his trainer and ‘mother’, broke into tears when she heard the news of his tournament exclusion, 'Mikey has been training for months and really had a shot at winning money to live with me for the rest of his life. I can’t believe they won’t let him in.'

Professionally trained to recognise colours, shapes, perform on television, and wear a green poker visor and sunglasses, Mikey was prepared to play with the best poker players in the world.

Max Wright explained the reason for PokerShare's commitment to the chimp, 'He embodies the brand of because he is playful, fun, and different.'

Despite this setback, watch out for Mikey taking on the professionals at a poker tournament soon.

Online Casino provides online gamblers with information on online casino gambling, sports betting tips, wining casino tips, internet casino reviews, sports odds, matchups, results, editorial and much, much more… We also have an industry insider’s section including Internet gaming press releases, a calendar of events and gaming industry news.
Bluff Europe: Europe's leading Poker Magazine brings you the latest Poker News, Player Interviews and all the best Online Poker offers Poker in the Park: Europe's largest Poker Festival.