Former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura to Serve as Spokesperson For Leading Online Sportsbook, BetUS.Com

Ventura Advocates Personal Choice and Personal Responsibility as Spokesperson

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MONTREAL, Aug. 31, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- today announced that former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura will serve as spokesperson for one of the oldest and most respected legal online sports gaming organizations in the world.

"I feel strongly that people should be able to choose how they spend their entertainment dollars," said Governor Ventura, "It's none of the government's business."

Beginning this week, Ventura and will unveil a significant campaign on Sirius Satellite Radio in addition to more than 70 markets in support of and In his role as spokesperson, Ventura will contribute radio spots; participate in online, print and outdoor advertising; and create a video greeting for the Web site.

"Governor Ventura has always championed personal choice and personal responsibility," said spokesperson Mike Foreman. "He remains a staunch supporter of our right to engage in online gaming. And, as an avid football fan, he recognizes that is the most experienced and customer-focused company in the gaming industry. As a true patriot, having served our country oversees and served public office, we felt he was a perfect fit for our company."

In operation for over eleven years - longer than - recently launched a new version of their site with lucrative player programs and promotions, including a $25 parlay with a $5 million dollar payout. works with more than 100,000 clients.

Said Ventura, " is the leader in the online gaming industry and I like to associate myself with winners. is the only sportsbook I endorse."

About ( is one of the oldest and most respected legal online sports betting organizations in the world and is licensed and bonded in two recognized gaming jurisdictions - Canada and Costa Rica. Employing over 500 people, provides a safe and secure place for sports wagering to more than 100,000 clients. Members can enjoy wagering on some of their favorite sports including: football, basketball, baseball, hockey, golf and boxing. has been in operation for 11 years.

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