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Shane Warne Gets Ripped for Online Poker Shill Tweet

Written by:
Ace King
Published on:
Apr/14/2010
Shane Warne

A lot has been made of Australian cricket star Shane Warne' apparent solicitation of monies for the online poker website he represents, 888.com.  In fact he caused an international stir according to Pokerati.com.

The tweet that caused the outcry:

All my followers get free 8 dollars poker money by signing up here

It included a link to 888.

Politically powerful Aussie Rev. Tim Costello publicly chastised the cricket superstar, whose followers include some 50,000 kids. 

Sporting heroes do carry a responsibility to ensure that kids who idolise them are protected from things that aren't appropriate for their age," Costello said. "Most of us forget that you put something out there and people under age are also reading.

Ace King, Gambling911.com

 

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