The popular TV Fish O Mania series has received a boost with the announcement of a new sponsor.
Online poker company PartyPoker will sponsor of Fish ‘O’ Mania XXIII, with the event now extended to include a Friday match where 32 qualifying anglers will compete for 16 places in Saturday’s show piece event.
As ever the final will be broadcast live on Sky Sports in the UK and networks around the world and where the winner will net a cool £50,000, a £20,000 increase on the previous winning purse.
To get the sponsorship off with a bang, partypoker and Matchroom Sport are offering a prize of £2,000 to the person who correctly guesses the winning weight of the Saturday match, and £1,000 to the three closest runners-up. For full details visit Sport and partypoker will also deposit £25 into the first 500 new accounts opening using code FISHOMANIA, plus 100% welcome bonus up to £10, and £15 in tournament dollars! Further details can be found at Head of partypoker Tom Waters said: “We are delighted to be partnering with Matchroom to sponsor the largest event on the fishing calendar. We are always looking to associate our brand with fun and enjoyable events and Fish ’O’ Mania seemed like the perfect catch! We have made sure that all entries into Fish ‘O’ Mania receive a great offer including tournament dollars which can be used to buy into any of our exciting tournaments, especially The Power Series, with $2.2 million guaranteed every week.”Matchroom Sport Chairman Barry Hearn said: “We are all very excited to be working with partypoker on fishing’s biggest event, which has got even bigger for 2016.“Fish ‘O’ Mania has stood the test of time and is now one of those great British summer sporting occasions and is a superb couple of days out at an outstanding location. There is always a special atmosphere at Cudmore and we are expecting thousands to come and enjoy the final.”