Danish Poker Pro Joins Betfair's 'New Breed'

17 February 2009

Peter “Zupp” Jepsen, a Danish poker professional, has joined the ranks of Betfair Poker’s “New Breed.”

Announced on Tuesday, Mr. Jepsen has inked an exclusive sponsorship deal with the betting exchange’s poker site. The “New Breed” lineup already includes professional poker players like Annette Obrestad, Sorel Mizzi and John Tabatabai.

“When we are looking for new players we look for young, successful online players who have the ability to perform well at offline tournaments,” said Bruce Stubbs, head of Betfair Poker, in a prepared statement. “We now have four of the best multi-disciplined sponsored players in the industry and am confident that Peter will feel right at home on the Betfair Poker tables.”