Monday, 9 January 2012
While other sites have been shedding members of their pro teams Lock Poker has been busy adding to its ranks. The latest member of the site's Elite team is Kevin Vandermissen.
The Belgian has turned an initial online deposit of $25 into career earnings of over $550,000 as well as pocketing $863k in the live arena. The 23-year-old, who got into poker after watching Casino Royale, also has two EPT runner up finishes to his name. “I am really proud and happy to be welcomed to the Lock family,” said Vandermissen, “this is a new era for me as a player and I’m looking forward to representing Lock Poker all over the world.”“I’m super excited to have Kevin as a part of the team,” added Eric ‘Rizen’ Lynch, Poker Room Manager for Lock, “Not only is Kevin an amazing player, but he brings us a unique perspective to poker and is truly one of the great ambassadors of the game. I’m looking forward to the opportunity to work with him further in the future”.Join Vandermissen at the Lock Poker tables with a welcome bonus of up to $750. Sign up here.
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