Jose 'Girah' Macedo is Locked up

Jose 'Girah' Macedo is Locked up

Wednesday, 13 April 2011

It's been quite a start to the year for Portuguese youngster Jose 'Girah' Macedo. The 18-year-old has gone from Jose who? to a member of the LockPro Elite Team in the space of just a few short months.

Rumours were circulating for some time about a prodigious new talent who had crushed the mid to high stakes cash games and had built up a bankroll of $2m. Macedo eventually put an end to the speculation by outing himself as the Portuguese Poker Prodigy in a thread on 2+2. The move into the spotlight appears to have paid dividends for Macedo who, less than 2 months after his initial 2+2 post, finds himself joining the likes of Eric Lynch and Matt Stout on a pro team.

“I am determined to be the best player in the world so I wanted to make sure I partnered with the best poker brand,” said Macedo. “Lock’s focus on the player experience is unique and inspiring and something I truly wanted to associate myself with. I encourage anyone to come and challenge me on Lock, and look forward to the exciting times ahead.” said the youngster.

"Jose is young, brilliant and incredibly determined. He is putting a new face, age and goal to this game," added Jennifer Larson CEO/Owner of Lock Poker. "He will be heavily involved in developing the product, marketing and brand in the coming months. His story is one of
determination to a degree that is just unparalleled and unrivaled. Lock moves into a new chapter with Pros like Jose leading the way."

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