Wednesday, 27 October 2010
PokerStars has made another addition to its professional ranks in the form of Theo Jorgensen. The Dane has had an excellent 2010 with live tournament winnings of over $1.1m in 2010.
The 38-year-old's biggest win this year was the WPT Grand Prix de Paris where he pocketed €638,377. Jorgensen also has a WSOPE bracelet to his name, winning the £5,000 PLO event in 2008. In total his career tournament earnings tot up to an impressive $2.41m. Jorgensen also famously fought Gus Hansen in a charity boxing match.Commenting on the deal Jorgensen said, “I’m delighted to be joining the world's largest poker site. PokerStars has always hosted the best poker events in the world and sponsors only the most talented players, so I am very excited to be a part of this.” Team PokerStars Pro, PokerStars Nordic Director Michael Holmberg added, “Theo Jorgensen is in every way a fantastic ambassador for poker. Both his impressive merits at the tables and his positive aura fall perfectly in line with PokerStars’ values. We look forward to having such an experienced player as part of Team PokerStars Pro. Theo Jorgensen is a role model for many young and older players.”He'll be making his debut in PokerStars colours at the Nordic Championship of Online Poker next week.Keep up to date with all the news from the poker world by following us on Twitter and Facebook.
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