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and Greg Tingle (Media
Down Under, Sydney, Australia (photo credit:
Fenech is a living legend and multi time Australian
boxing champion. Jeff has made the successful
transition across to professional poker and represents
888.com Poker. Media Man Australia has been following
and reporting on Fenech's career for many years
his venture into professional poker, backed by
888.com has been very successful.
former Australian sporting champion, Shane
Warne, a mate of Jeff's, has also joined the
888 Poker team, and is enjoying tremendous success
on the professional poker tour circuit.
out Australian online
The 888 Group is headquartered in Gibraltar and
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the company that operates 888.com. Cassava Enterprises
operates under a license granted by the Government
is one of the leading gambling entertainment venues
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Casino-on-Net. Since its official launch in 1997,
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888 will be awarding prizes in the event, and
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Warne gambles big on new career path, by Luke
Dennehy - 16th January 2008
conquered the world of cricket and now Shane Warne
is about to embark on a new career - as a professional
The Herald Sun can reveal that Warne has signed
with poker giant 888.com to play poker around
the world, including the prestigious World Series
of Poker won famously by Aussie Joe Hachem in
was excited yesterday at his new challenge, which
will see him travel to the US, UK, New Zealand
and possibly South Africa with 888.com this year
with more dates possible around the world.
will replace the 20 years of cricket in my life
but there are a lot of similarities," he
a game of skill that has a lot of analogies to
have to be very, very disciplined.
really excited. Hopefully this will replace the
competitive spirit that I had with cricket."
interest in poker developed from playing with
mates over the past five years to a professional
career after becoming good friends with Joe Hachem
and his brother Tony.
sees the Hachem family every week.
and Tony have taught me a lot, and what excellent
teachers to have," he said.
my attitude is I've got a lot more to learn about
who quit cricket last year after two decades on
tour, said part of the enjoyment of retirement
was not being away from home and family and friends
poker career won't have the same travel demands.
travel is different. It's obviously not like a
cricket tour and will be in small stages,"
well as the poker, Warne said he has been kept
busy by other sponsor commitments.
been great, I've been enjoying doing lots of different
things and it's been great to spend heaps of time
with the kids," he said.
first hit-out with 888.com will be at the Aussie
Millions at Crown today.
expects to be a little nervous, but he is looking
forward to playing more and heading overseas soon.
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Man Australia director, Greg Tingle, meets and
interviews Jeff Fenech at CAP
Down Under 2008