PKR Pro Welcomes Latest Member on November 17
UNITED KINGDOM - 11/11/11 - On 17 November, next-gen
poker room PKR.com
is set to unveil the latest addition to Team PKR Pro,
the site's stable of sponsored professional poker
of the year's most high profile signings, the new
arrival is among the best poker players in the world,
and will represent PKR
in the biggest events across the globe.
Team PKR Pro was created in 2009, 13 players have
flown the flag for the next-generation online poker
site, each plucked from the wealth of homegrown talent
which has emerged from PKR.com's
tables. The current crop of six Team PKR pro stars
includes EPT champion Vladimir 'Beyne' Geshkenbein
and WSOP Europe bracelet holder Scott Shelley alongside
rising stars Sofia 'welllbet' Lovgren, James 'james666'
Sudworth, Sascha 'locodice' Walter and Marc 'Waswini'
Bariller, a Frenchman who parlayed freeroll winnings
into a successful online career. Former Team PKR Pros
include GUKPT winner Andrew 'golfpro699' Teng and
Adrien 'zlatan35' Allain who, after winning APT Macau
as a $5 PKR qualifier, has recently gone on to claim
a WPT Amneville title.
current and former members drawn from the UK, Ireland,
France, Germany, Sweden, Norway, Russia, Team PKR
Pro has a long history of unearthing new talent from
PKR's international player base, valuing not only
poker ability but the community spirit with which
PKR is so strongly associated. Aside from their participation
in major live tournaments, Team PKR Pros create free-to-access
poker strategy and lifestyle content for the PKR.com
website, provide commentary on the Poker Channel's
PKR TV show and contribute to the PKR Forums.
more information on the Team PKR pro please visit
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Poker Sponsors Mixed Martial Arts Promoter BAMMA
past couple of weeks has seen numerous sponsorship
deals happening with several high-profile online poker
websites, however the latest sponsorship deal doesnt
involve any professional players. European 3D poker
have announced that they are teaming up with BAMMA
(The British Association of Mixed Martial Arts) to
be their new sponsor for the 2011 season.
is the promoter for UK Martial Arts and has been putting
on live events as well as televised events in the
UK since 27th of June 2009. If you are familiar with
Martial Arts you may recognise some of the high-profile
fights who fight for BAMMA such as Alex Reidernator
Reid, Tom Kong Watson, and Bob The
the subject of the sponsorship deal, Erika Schwartz
Poole who is the PKR.com
marketing manager had this to say:
is with great pleasure that we announce our official
partnership with BAMMA. Mixed Martial Arts is becoming
hugely popular and we are very much looking forward
to working with them throughout the coming year."
Liam Fisher who is the Vice President of Business
Development for BAMMA had this to say:
is a very exciting year for MMA in the UK and to partner
with such an innovative and high profile company such
as PKR is a true testament as to how much this business
has to offer its partners."
players at PKR.com
will be hoping the sponsorship deal will mean prizes
rewarding seats to BAMMA events which would be something
different for players who want a fun night out. Also,
if you dont currently have an account at PKR.com
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UNITED KINGDOM - Dec 8 2010 - Next-generation poker
celebrates another big win after picking up the highly
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off a strong field which included household names
such as PartyGaming, 888 and William Hill Online,
judges praised PKR
for demonstrating how originality and constant innovation
could build a successful business in the face of liquidity
challenges. The award also means that PKR is the holder
of both major industry Poker Operator of the Year
awards, having won the IGA version in January this
Graham, CEO of PKR said; "The EGR Awards are
very important for the online gaming industry and
it is a fantastic achievement for PKR to have won
this prestigious award. 2010 has been an astounding
year for us and we look forward to adding this title
to this year's portfolio, which also includes the
top spot in the Sunday Times Tech Track 100."
E-Gaming Review Awards ceremony took place at the
Honorable Artillery Company in the heart of London
on 24th November 2010. The event was hosted by comedian
Jack Whitehall, and was attended by over 800 people
from the gaming industry.
in 2004 by serial entrepreneur Jez San, PKR
is headquartered in Camden, London and now employs
over 100 staff. It has over 4 million registered users
and has won numerous awards including 'Hotshot Operator
of the Year' at the 2008 E-Gaming Review Awards, 'Poker
Operator of the Year' at the 2010 International Gaming
Award and the UK's fastest growing technology company
in the 2010 Sunday Times Tech Track 100.
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stunning real-time 3D graphics and a uniquely engaging
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by some of the brightest stars in the video games
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