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.
Juicy Stakes and Intertops Poker will hold their special May Day online poker tournament with a guaranteed $2,000 in the prize pool on May 1 and players are being offered the chance to qualify from Monday to April 30 via a series of satellites.
The Easter holidays are now upon us and Juicy Stakes and Intertops Poker are celebrating by holding a pair of special online poker tournaments.
Juicy Stakes and Intertops Poker will be launching their three-stage Vegas Milli Maker tournament series from tomorrow offering players the chance to win a prize package to compete in the upcoming Millionaire Maker event at the 48th annual edition of the World Series Of Poker (WSOP) in Las Vegas.
Intertops Poker and Juicy Stakes are about to kick off three-stage online satellite tournament series that are promising to award winners with prize packages to compete in the upcoming European Poker Championship in Velden, Austria.
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