PokerLoco, an online poker site with roots in Latin America, announced today that they have signed a partnership agreement with the Brazilian sports agency MojaveSports. MojaveSports is one of the leading agency's in Brazil and represents some of the best online and live poker players in Brazil.
Since poker was recognized as an official sport in Brazil back in 2010 by the International Mind-Games Association, poker has grown massively and is seen as a real sport similar to how football is seen. With the founder of MojaveSports being one of the most famous Brazilian poker players, Felipe Ramos, the agency has always had a focus on poker.
“We are proud to have MojaveSports on board for this venture in Brazil. Having been present in the region for around a decade, we know Felipe very well and we admire his work both as a player and ambassador of the game in Brazil and around the world. The work developed by MojaveSports is quickly helping to take the sport of Poker to new a dimension in Brazil and he has been a major contributor to the poker boom in the region. PokerLoco has focused on the entertainment value of poker for this partnership and we feel this is a great opportunity for our players in the region with new promotions, tournaments and high entertainment value. PokerLoco holds a database of over 370 000 Brazilian players and our aim is to continue strengthen our strong position in the region through this partnership.“ Manuel Lopez, Head of Poker at PokerLoco said in a press release.
“I am very happy for the signing of this partnership agreement between PokerLoco and MojaveSports in Brazil. They are a serious company that is bringing a great opportunity to the Latin American market and that is exactly what we need; an excellent environment for players and lots of options available. We are gathering a group of players to represent the brand and that will be announced soon. The Brazilian poker community is grateful to come a bit closer to PokerLoco, who is recognized as a strong brand in Brazil.” Felipe Ramos, Chief Executive Officer at MojaveSports added.