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Big Sam Quits Football To Become Professional Poker Player

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Big Sam Quits Football To Become Professional Poker Player

Big Sam has announced today that he's QUIT football to follow his true passion of poker!

England's greatest ever manager is swapping tactics for poker chips as he looks to conquer the poker world in Las Vegas.

Sam Allardyce's first challenge will be in Sunday's LADbible Poker tournament where there's a huge guaranteed prize pool of £50,000 on GGPoker. You can join Big Sam at the tables at 7pm with the chance to enter the tournament until 9:05pm. It costs just £10 to enter and there are unlimited re-entries.

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Knock Big Sam out of Sunday's tournament and you'll also bag yourself £100. Champions League winning manager Thomas Tuchel couldn't beat him, but maybe you can!

To celebrate Big Sam's move into poker, he's giving one lucky person the chance to win a trip of a lifetime with a friend to Viva Las Vegas. One UK player in Sunday's tournament will be picked at random to bag the ultimate Vegas giveaway. Working with MainEventTravel, the winner will have $10,000 to spend on flights, accommodation and activities.

Whether you want to travel in style or save it for the casinos, the choice will be up to you. You can decide when you want to travel and what you want to do once you arrive in Sin City.

The LADbible Poker £50,000 Guaranteed Tournament
The LADbible Poker £50,000 Guaranteed Tournament

Getting involved is really simple. Register an account here with GGPoker and then download the GGPoker software either on your phone or desktop. Press 'Tournaments'. If you're on desktop, click the LADbible tab and register for the tournament. On mobile, press filters and click LADbible, then the LADbible Poker tournament will be there for you to register.

*If Big Sam doesn't win the LADbible poker tournament then there's a good chance that he'll be back at a relegation-threatened Premier League club by Christmas.

18+ only. Open to UK residents only. Please Gamble Responsibly. BeGambleAware.org.

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